Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 48 49
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 160 255 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.99% 4.90% 5.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.64% 33.91% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 143 228 256
Surrey median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £66,625 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 624 752 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.58% 14.45% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 497 576 641
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,625 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Surrey

QA
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Surrey.

Salary trend for QA in Surrey

QA
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Surrey

QA
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +2 48 £61,250 +15.02% 1
Guildford +14 22 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Woking +1 16 £60,000 +60.00% 4
Weybridge +9 10 £44,000 +95.56% 1
Redhill +2 7 £85,000 +126.67%
Epsom +9 4 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Leatherhead -3 4 £35,500 -38.26% 4
Egham +12 2 £62,500 +38.89%
Horley +6 2 £29,000 -45.79%
Farnham +6 2 £31,875 -36.25% 1
Staines -2 2 £50,125 -22.88% 1
Godalming - 2 £58,750 - 2
Camberley -1 1 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Walton-on-Thames -16 1 £52,500 +16.67%
Chertsey - 1 £45,000 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for QA.

1 85 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (43.75%) C#
3 50 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 45 (28.13%) .NET
4 45 (28.13%) Finance
5 44 (27.50%) Microsoft
6 43 (26.88%) JavaScript
7 39 (24.38%) DevOps
8 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
9 34 (21.25%) Java
9 34 (21.25%) Scrum
10 33 (20.63%) HTML
10 33 (20.63%) Azure
11 31 (19.38%) SQL
11 31 (19.38%) CSS
11 31 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (18.13%) Selenium
13 28 (17.50%) AngularJS
14 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
15 22 (13.75%) XML
15 22 (13.75%) Python
16 21 (13.13%) OO
17 20 (12.50%) SDLC
18 19 (11.88%) Docker
18 19 (11.88%) RESTful
19 18 (11.25%) Cucumber
19 18 (11.25%) SpecFlow
19 18 (11.25%) Front End Development
19 18 (11.25%) Linux
20 17 (10.63%) SQL Server

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.63%) Confluence
2 3 (1.88%) CMS
3 2 (1.25%) Anypoint
3 2 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.25%) Mule
3 2 (1.25%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) FastStats
1 4 (2.50%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.63%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.63%) Azure
2 16 (10.00%) AWS
3 12 (7.50%) SaaS
4 9 (5.63%) BrowserStack
5 8 (5.00%) GCP
5 8 (5.00%) Lucidchart
6 7 (4.38%) Adobe Analytics
6 7 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (4.38%) Google Analytics
7 4 (2.50%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (2.50%) GitHub
7 4 (2.50%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.63%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.63%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.63%) Responsys
8 1 (0.63%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) WAN
2 1 (0.63%) BGP
2 1 (0.63%) DHCP
2 1 (0.63%) DMVPN
2 1 (0.63%) DNS
2 1 (0.63%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.63%) IPsec
2 1 (0.63%) LAN
2 1 (0.63%) MPLS
2 1 (0.63%) OSPF
2 1 (0.63%) Skype
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) Telepresence
2 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.63%) VLAN
2 1 (0.63%) VoIP
2 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.00%) MariaDB
3 7 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.50%) Big Data
4 4 (2.50%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.50%) MySQL
4 4 (2.50%) Power BI
4 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.63%) HBase
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (18.13%) Selenium
2 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.25%) Cucumber
3 18 (11.25%) SpecFlow
4 16 (10.00%) JIRA
5 15 (9.38%) Jenkins
6 13 (8.13%) Protractor
7 12 (7.50%) Moq
8 9 (5.63%) MSTest
8 9 (5.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (5.00%) TeamCity
9 8 (5.00%) Travis CI
9 8 (5.00%) WebDriver
10 7 (4.38%) NUnit
10 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.75%) Maven
11 6 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.13%) Ranorex
12 5 (3.13%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 4 (2.50%) LoadUI
General
1 45 (28.13%) Finance
2 14 (8.75%) Marketing
3 7 (4.38%) Back Office
4 4 (2.50%) Games
4 4 (2.50%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.88%) Legal
5 3 (1.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.25%) Advertising
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Electronics
6 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (20.63%) Developer
2 23 (14.38%) Analyst
3 18 (11.25%) Architect
4 13 (8.13%) QA Engineer
4 13 (8.13%) Tester
5 10 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 8 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (4.38%) Azure Architect
7 7 (4.38%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (4.38%) Developer in Test
7 7 (4.38%) Digital Analyst
7 7 (4.38%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (4.38%) Lead Developer
7 7 (4.38%) QA Tester
7 7 (4.38%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.38%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.13%) .NET
2 33 (20.63%) HTML
3 31 (19.38%) CSS
4 28 (17.50%) AngularJS
5 22 (13.75%) XML
6 19 (11.88%) RESTful
7 16 (10.00%) .NET Core
8 15 (9.38%) .NET Framework
8 15 (9.38%) REST
9 14 (8.75%) JSON
9 14 (8.75%) SOAP
10 13 (8.13%) jQuery
10 13 (8.13%) Node.js
11 10 (6.25%) HTML5
11 10 (6.25%) React
12 9 (5.63%) Gherkin
12 9 (5.63%) Web Services
13 8 (5.00%) Sass
14 7 (4.38%) DOM
14 7 (4.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) User Experience
2 12 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.38%) Digital Media
4 6 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.50%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.25%) BYOD
7 2 (1.25%) Life Science
7 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.63%) IVR
8 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.25%) Linux
2 16 (10.00%) Windows
3 8 (5.00%) Android
3 8 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.38%) Unix
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) VMS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 39 (24.38%) DevOps
4 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
5 34 (21.25%) Scrum
6 31 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (13.13%) OO
8 20 (12.50%) SDLC
9 18 (11.25%) Front End Development
10 16 (10.00%) SDET
10 16 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 15 (9.38%) Mentoring
11 15 (9.38%) Open Source
12 13 (8.13%) Product Management
12 13 (8.13%) Regression Testing
13 12 (7.50%) Refactoring
13 12 (7.50%) TDD
13 12 (7.50%) Test Strategy
14 11 (6.88%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (6.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (43.75%) C#
2 43 (26.88%) JavaScript
3 34 (21.25%) Java
4 31 (19.38%) SQL
5 22 (13.75%) Python
6 11 (6.88%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.25%) C++
8 6 (3.75%) PHP
8 6 (3.75%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.50%) Delphi
9 4 (2.50%) R
10 3 (1.88%) C
10 3 (1.88%) Ruby
11 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) ABAP
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.50%) Degree
2 11 (6.88%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.75%) ISEB
4 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.25%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) PMO
2 4 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.88%) ISO 22301
3 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (11.88%) Docker
2 7 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.38%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.63%) HDFS
3 1 (0.63%) LXC
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.25%) CloudHub
3 2 (1.25%) Kibana
3 2 (1.25%) logstash
3 2 (1.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.63%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.00%) Google
3 13 (8.13%) Oracle
4 9 (5.63%) Adobe
4 9 (5.63%) Atlassian
5 8 (5.00%) Citrix
5 8 (5.00%) Optimizely
6 7 (4.38%) Ensighten
6 7 (4.38%) Tealium
6 7 (4.38%) VMware
7 2 (1.25%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.25%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) Facebook
8 1 (0.63%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) IBM
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore