Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 47 72
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 245 311 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.67% 5.49% 4.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.84% 41.41% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 230 266 243
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,125 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 724 751 1,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.81% 13.25% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 556 606 852
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 +20 69 £52,500 -16.67% 4
Leatherhead +7 15 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Guildford -45 15 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Farnham -8 13 £50,000 +31.58% 1
Staines +2 11 £53,750 +43.33% 3
Woking -15 7 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Dorking +2 6 £45,000 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 6 £40,000 - 1
Weybridge -18 3 £22,500 -62.50%
Haslemere - 3 £60,000 -
Egham +6 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Epsom 0 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Walton-on-Thames -4 1 £45,000 +25.00%
Camberley -9 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Cobham - 1 £50,000 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 152 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (46.94%) Test Automation
3 103 (42.04%) C#
4 89 (36.33%) Finance
4 89 (36.33%) Scrum
5 78 (31.84%) Microsoft
6 68 (27.76%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (26.94%) .NET
8 62 (25.31%) Selenium
9 57 (23.27%) Software Engineering
10 54 (22.04%) Java
11 52 (21.22%) BDD
12 42 (17.14%) Git (software)
12 42 (17.14%) Web Services
12 42 (17.14%) TDD
13 41 (16.73%) Test Strategy
14 38 (15.51%) Visual Studio
15 35 (14.29%) REST
16 34 (13.88%) Defect Management
16 34 (13.88%) CSS
17 33 (13.47%) MSTest
17 33 (13.47%) Unit Testing
18 32 (13.06%) JIRA
18 32 (13.06%) Ranorex
18 32 (13.06%) JavaScript
19 30 (12.24%) MVC
19 30 (12.24%) SDLC
19 30 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
20 29 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (11.84%) Non-Functional Testing

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 17 (6.94%) Confluence
2 8 (3.27%) ArcGIS
3 4 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.22%) Apache
4 3 (1.22%) CICS
4 3 (1.22%) SAS
4 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.82%) nginx
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.27%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.49%) SaaS
4 10 (4.08%) GitHub
4 10 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.63%) npm
5 4 (1.63%) NuGet
5 4 (1.63%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.82%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) Office 365
7 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.27%) Firewall
2 3 (1.22%) HTTP
2 3 (1.22%) SSL
2 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.22%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.41%) DHCP
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) GSM
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) LAN
3 1 (0.41%) LTE
3 1 (0.41%) PBX
3 1 (0.41%) UMTS
3 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.41%) VoIP
3 1 (0.41%) WAN
3 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.27%) GIS
2 8 (3.27%) MS Access
3 6 (2.45%) MySQL
4 5 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.04%) MariaDB
4 5 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.22%) DB2
6 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.41%) Big Data
7 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.41%) HBase
7 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.41%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 62 (25.31%) Selenium
2 42 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 38 (15.51%) Visual Studio
4 33 (13.47%) MSTest
5 32 (13.06%) JIRA
5 32 (13.06%) Ranorex
6 29 (11.84%) SpecFlow
7 28 (11.43%) Moq
8 24 (9.80%) Cucumber
9 22 (8.98%) Jenkins
10 20 (8.16%) WebDriver
11 14 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (5.31%) HP UFT
12 13 (5.31%) JUnit
13 11 (4.49%) JMeter
13 11 (4.49%) TeamCity
14 9 (3.67%) SoapUI
15 8 (3.27%) NUnit
16 7 (2.86%) Gatling
17 6 (2.45%) SonarQube
General
1 89 (36.33%) Finance
2 18 (7.35%) Marketing
3 10 (4.08%) Legal
4 9 (3.67%) Electronics
5 5 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.04%) Retail
6 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Automotive
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Korean Language
7 2 (0.82%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (24.08%) QA Engineer
2 53 (21.63%) Developer
3 29 (11.84%) Tester
4 28 (11.43%) QA Leader
5 27 (11.02%) Test Engineer
6 25 (10.20%) Analyst
7 23 (9.39%) QA Automation Engineer
8 20 (8.16%) Architect
8 20 (8.16%) QA Test Engineer
8 20 (8.16%) Test Analyst
9 19 (7.76%) Automation Tester
9 19 (7.76%) Full Stack Developer
10 18 (7.35%) Developer in Test
11 17 (6.94%) Senior Developer
12 16 (6.53%) Lead Architect
12 16 (6.53%) QA Tester
12 16 (6.53%) Test Automation Engineer
13 14 (5.71%) .NET Developer
14 13 (5.31%) Angular Developer
15 12 (4.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (26.94%) .NET
2 42 (17.14%) Web Services
3 35 (14.29%) REST
4 34 (13.88%) CSS
5 29 (11.84%) HTML
6 26 (10.61%) AngularJS
7 23 (9.39%) Gherkin
8 16 (6.53%) jQuery
9 12 (4.90%) Velocity
10 11 (4.49%) ASP.NET
10 11 (4.49%) SOAP
11 10 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (4.08%) HTML5
11 10 (4.08%) WCF
12 9 (3.67%) Angular 2
12 9 (3.67%) Ionic Framework
13 7 (2.86%) JSON
14 6 (2.45%) XML
15 5 (2.04%) .NET Framework
15 5 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.71%) Fintech
2 12 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.90%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.27%) Reinsurance
4 7 (2.86%) Tandem
5 6 (2.45%) Acoustics
5 6 (2.45%) User Experience
6 5 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.22%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.82%) LIMS
8 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.80%) Linux
2 13 (5.31%) Windows
3 11 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.45%) Android
5 6 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.04%) CentOS
7 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.41%) Unix
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (46.94%) Test Automation
3 89 (36.33%) Scrum
4 68 (27.76%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (23.27%) Software Engineering
6 52 (21.22%) BDD
7 42 (17.14%) TDD
8 41 (16.73%) Test Strategy
9 34 (13.88%) Defect Management
10 33 (13.47%) Unit Testing
11 30 (12.24%) MVC
11 30 (12.24%) SDLC
12 29 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (11.84%) Non-Functional Testing
13 26 (10.61%) Software Testing
14 25 (10.20%) API Testing
14 25 (10.20%) Project Management
15 24 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
16 23 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (8.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 103 (42.04%) C#
2 54 (22.04%) Java
3 32 (13.06%) JavaScript
4 29 (11.84%) SQL
5 14 (5.71%) C
6 11 (4.49%) Ruby
7 9 (3.67%) Python
8 7 (2.86%) PHP
9 6 (2.45%) C++
10 5 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.04%) Perl
10 5 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.63%) Delphi
12 3 (1.22%) COBOL
12 3 (1.22%) PL/1
12 3 (1.22%) REXX
12 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.22%) VB
12 3 (1.22%) VBScript
13 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.98%) ISEB
2 18 (7.35%) ISTQB
3 16 (6.53%) Degree
4 8 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.86%) CCNP
6 6 (2.45%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.45%) PMP
7 5 (2.04%) PhD
7 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.41%) CCNA
10 1 (0.41%) CISSP
10 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) GCP
2 8 (3.27%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.41%) GPG13
5 1 (0.41%) GxP
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (4.49%) Docker
2 4 (1.63%) ACF2
2 4 (1.63%) LXC
2 4 (1.63%) RACF
3 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.41%) HDFS
4 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.45%) Ansible
3 6 (2.45%) Puppet
4 4 (1.63%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.22%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (31.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.49%) Google
3 8 (3.27%) ESRI
3 8 (3.27%) TOWER Software
4 7 (2.86%) Cisco
4 7 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.86%) SolarWinds
5 4 (1.63%) HP
5 4 (1.63%) Oracle
6 3 (1.22%) IBM
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe
7 2 (0.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.41%) Citrix
8 1 (0.41%) Ensighten
8 1 (0.41%) Omniture
8 1 (0.41%) Sage
8 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.41%) VMware