Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 45 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 132 222 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 5.73% 5.14% 4.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.20% 34.53% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 101 182 249
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £66,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 375 643 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.28% 14.89% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 309 520 527
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,850 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £51,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.04% +4.21% +11.76%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Surrey

QA
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing QA in Surrey.

Salary trend for QA in Surrey

QA
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing QA in Surrey over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 -8 30 £62,500 +4.17% 3
Guildford +10 19 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Redhill +12 15 £37,500 -55.88%
Egham +8 11 - -
Esher +9 6 £50,000 +9.89%
Staines +2 6 £45,000 -10.22%
Thames Ditton - 6 £50,000 -
Leatherhead +20 5 £43,000 +2.38% 2
Epsom +12 2 £32,500 -
Farnham +7 2 £51,250 -10.87% 2
Woking 0 2 £65,000 +57.58%
Godalming +6 1 £65,000 +23.81% 1
Camberley - 1 - -
Caterham - 1 £50,000 -
Dorking - 1 £60,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £75,000 -
Tadworth - 1 £72,500 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 60 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.39%) Finance
3 46 (34.85%) C#
4 43 (32.58%) Test Automation
5 41 (31.06%) SQL
6 35 (26.52%) Linux
7 34 (25.76%) Degree
8 32 (24.24%) Analytics
9 31 (23.48%) .NET
10 29 (21.97%) Software Engineering
10 29 (21.97%) Selenium
11 28 (21.21%) Azure
12 25 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (18.18%) Java
13 24 (18.18%) Python
13 24 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (17.42%) Jenkins
14 23 (17.42%) Scrum
15 22 (16.67%) SDLC
16 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (15.91%) Unix
17 20 (15.15%) Windows
17 20 (15.15%) Relational Database
18 19 (14.39%) Mentoring
18 19 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (14.39%) Visual Studio
19 18 (13.64%) JIRA
20 17 (12.88%) Unit Testing
20 17 (12.88%) Computer Science

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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 10 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.55%) CICS
3 5 (3.79%) Confluence
3 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.79%) JBoss
3 5 (3.79%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.52%) Apache
5 2 (1.52%) nginx
5 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.21%) Azure
2 11 (8.33%) BlazeMeter
3 8 (6.06%) AWS
4 6 (4.55%) Power Platform
5 5 (3.79%) Office 365
6 4 (3.03%) Slack
7 2 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.52%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (1.52%) SaaS
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.76%) Akamai
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.76%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.76%) GitHub
8 1 (0.76%) Heroku
8 1 (0.76%) Route 53
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Skype
2 2 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) DWDM
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) MPLS
3 1 (0.76%) SNMP
3 1 (0.76%) SSH
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.76%) VoIP
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
3 1 (0.76%) Wireless
3 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.55%) Big Data
5 6 (4.55%) DB2
5 6 (4.55%) MS Access
5 6 (4.55%) Power BI
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2017
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.52%) Biml
7 2 (1.52%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.52%) HDInsight
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (21.97%) Selenium
2 23 (17.42%) Jenkins
3 19 (14.39%) Visual Studio
4 18 (13.64%) JIRA
5 17 (12.88%) JMeter
6 15 (11.36%) Git (software)
7 11 (8.33%) SpecFlow
8 10 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (6.82%) JUnit
10 8 (6.06%) SoapUI
11 7 (5.30%) Cucumber
12 6 (4.55%) Artifactory
12 6 (4.55%) SonarQube
13 5 (3.79%) Postman
14 4 (3.03%) LoadUI
15 3 (2.27%) TestComplete
15 3 (2.27%) TestRail
15 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio Coded UI
16 2 (1.52%) Bugzilla
16 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (39.39%) Finance
2 14 (10.61%) Retail
3 12 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.30%) Marketing
6 3 (2.27%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Billing
7 2 (1.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.52%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Local Government
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.76%) QA Engineer
2 27 (20.45%) Analyst
3 17 (12.88%) Developer
4 16 (12.12%) Automation Engineer
4 16 (12.12%) QA Automation Engineer
5 14 (10.61%) Data Analyst
6 12 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 12 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) Tester
9 8 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) Test Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (5.30%) QA Test Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Senior QA Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.48%) .NET
2 9 (6.82%) .NET Core
3 8 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.30%) .NET Framework
4 7 (5.30%) CSS
4 7 (5.30%) HTML
5 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 6 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 6 (4.55%) HTML5
5 6 (4.55%) jQuery
5 6 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (4.55%) REST
5 6 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (3.79%) SOAP
7 4 (3.03%) XML
8 3 (2.27%) J2EE
8 3 (2.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.58%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.79%) PMI
5 5 (3.79%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.03%) User Experience
7 2 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.76%) CCTV
8 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.76%) iPhone
8 1 (0.76%) LPAR
8 1 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.76%) Robotics
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.52%) Linux
2 21 (15.91%) Unix
3 20 (15.15%) Windows
4 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.52%) Android
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.58%) Test Automation
3 32 (24.24%) Analytics
4 29 (21.97%) Software Engineering
5 25 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (17.42%) Scrum
8 22 (16.67%) SDLC
9 21 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (14.39%) Mentoring
11 17 (12.88%) Computer Science
11 17 (12.88%) Decision-Making
11 17 (12.88%) Unit Testing
12 16 (12.12%) Mathematics
12 16 (12.12%) Visualisation
13 15 (11.36%) Data Analysis
13 15 (11.36%) Data Science
13 15 (11.36%) Fintech
14 14 (10.61%) Storytelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.85%) C#
2 41 (31.06%) SQL
3 24 (18.18%) Java
3 24 (18.18%) Python
4 17 (12.88%) C
5 14 (10.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 11 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.55%) Perl
8 6 (4.55%) VB
9 5 (3.79%) C++
9 5 (3.79%) PHP
10 4 (3.03%) JCL
10 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.27%) COBOL
12 2 (1.52%) PL/1
12 2 (1.52%) REXX
12 2 (1.52%) Ruby
12 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (25.76%) Degree
2 11 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.30%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.30%) PMP
4 5 (3.79%) CCNA
4 5 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.79%) MCP
4 5 (3.79%) MCSA
4 5 (3.79%) MCSE
4 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.03%) ISEB
5 4 (3.03%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.52%) CISSP
6 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CEH
7 1 (0.76%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.76%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.12%) GDPR
1 16 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.36%) Data Quality
3 7 (5.30%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.85%) Docker
2 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.27%) RACF
5 2 (1.52%) ACF2
6 1 (0.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) Ansible
2 6 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.27%) Puppet
5 2 (1.52%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.76%) Consul
6 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.76%) Packer
6 1 (0.76%) Rancher
6 1 (0.76%) Terraform
6 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.33%) Actian
3 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.79%) Cisco
4 5 (3.79%) Polycom
4 5 (3.79%) Remedy
4 5 (3.79%) Yealink
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle
6 3 (2.27%) HP
7 2 (1.52%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe
8 1 (0.76%) Ensighten
8 1 (0.76%) Nokia
8 1 (0.76%) Plumtree
8 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.76%) Sun
8 1 (0.76%) Tealium