Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 68 57
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 305 269 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.86% 4.20% 4.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.44% 32.61% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 259 220 400
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +6.74%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,950 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £65,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 837 825 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.32% 12.89% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 681 687 995
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,650 £25,850
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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
Woking +25 61 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Reigate +2 48 £60,000 +36.36% 2
Guildford -3 43 £47,500 +10.47% 11
Egham -15 30 £33,500 -33.00%
Walton-on-Thames +16 15 £35,000 +11.11%
Dorking - 14 £42,500 -
Redhill -3 11 £32,500 -13.91%
Staines +11 7 £37,500 +22.95% 2
Weybridge 0 6 £60,000 -1.23%
Leatherhead +14 4 £43,750 -7.89%
Chertsey -5 3 £39,000 -17.89%
Cobham - 2 £56,000 -
Lightwater - 2 £28,000 -
Camberley - 1 £30,000 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for QA.

1 121 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (39.02%) C#
3 107 (35.08%) Test Automation
4 98 (32.13%) TDD
5 89 (29.18%) Finance
6 80 (26.23%) Mentoring
7 77 (25.25%) Microsoft
8 75 (24.59%) SQL Server
9 73 (23.93%) Selenium
10 71 (23.28%) .NET
11 70 (22.95%) SQL
11 70 (22.95%) Degree
12 66 (21.64%) Scrum
13 60 (19.67%) BDD
14 55 (18.03%) Project Management
15 54 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
16 52 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
17 51 (16.72%) AngularJS
18 46 (15.08%) Test Scripting
19 43 (14.10%) ISTQB
19 43 (14.10%) JavaScript
19 43 (14.10%) Coaching
20 42 (13.77%) SDLC
21 41 (13.44%) Java
22 40 (13.11%) T-SQL
23 39 (12.79%) Time Management
24 36 (11.80%) Software Engineering
25 35 (11.48%) VB.NET
25 35 (11.48%) Visual Studio
26 33 (10.82%) Configuration Management

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 25 (8.20%) SAS
2 13 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.61%) CMS
4 9 (2.95%) Apache
5 7 (2.30%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.98%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.98%) nginx
6 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.66%) IIS
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (7.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (6.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.64%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.26%) SaaS
2 9 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (0.98%) Office 365
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.66%) Yammer
6 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.21%) Firewall
2 12 (3.93%) VoIP
3 9 (2.95%) Ethernet
4 8 (2.62%) VPN
5 7 (2.30%) BGP
5 7 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (2.30%) HSRP
5 7 (2.30%) OSPF
5 7 (2.30%) RIP
5 7 (2.30%) SNMP
5 7 (2.30%) VLAN
5 7 (2.30%) VRRP
5 7 (2.30%) Wireless
6 5 (1.64%) Network Security
7 2 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.66%) NAS
7 2 (0.66%) NGN
7 2 (0.66%) SAN
7 2 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.23%) MySQL
3 14 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.97%) Big Data
8 5 (1.64%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.64%) Power BI
8 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.98%) Biml
10 3 (0.98%) HDInsight
10 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 73 (23.93%) Selenium
2 35 (11.48%) Visual Studio
3 27 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (7.87%) MSBuild
5 17 (5.57%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.92%) WebDriver
7 14 (4.59%) Git (software)
8 10 (3.28%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.95%) JIRA
9 9 (2.95%) NUnit
9 9 (2.95%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.62%) Subversion
11 5 (1.64%) CruiseControl
11 5 (1.64%) InstallShield
11 5 (1.64%) JMeter
12 4 (1.31%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.31%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.98%) Ant
13 3 (0.98%) Maven
14 2 (0.66%) JUnit
General
1 89 (29.18%) Finance
2 19 (6.23%) Manufacturing
3 18 (5.90%) Marketing
4 16 (5.25%) Banking
5 12 (3.93%) Automotive
5 12 (3.93%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.28%) Legal
7 9 (2.95%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.31%) Law
9 3 (0.98%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Billing
10 2 (0.66%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (23.61%) Developer
2 52 (17.05%) Analyst
3 41 (13.44%) .NET Developer
3 41 (13.44%) C# Developer
4 40 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (12.79%) Test Engineer
6 27 (8.85%) Architect
7 25 (8.20%) SAP Architect
7 25 (8.20%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 25 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (8.20%) Tester
8 22 (7.21%) QA Analyst
8 22 (7.21%) Test Analyst
9 21 (6.89%) CRM Developer
9 21 (6.89%) Test Automation Engineer
10 19 (6.23%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 19 (6.23%) Junior
10 19 (6.23%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
10 19 (6.23%) Software Developer
10 19 (6.23%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (23.28%) .NET
2 51 (16.72%) AngularJS
3 30 (9.84%) HTML
4 29 (9.51%) .NET Framework
5 28 (9.18%) ASP.NET
6 27 (8.85%) Web Services
7 17 (5.57%) CSS
8 16 (5.25%) jQuery
9 12 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (3.61%) XML
11 9 (2.95%) LAMP
12 8 (2.62%) Ajax
13 7 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (2.30%) REST
13 7 (2.30%) RESTful
14 6 (1.97%) CakePHP
14 6 (1.97%) SOAP
14 6 (1.97%) XHTML
15 5 (1.64%) JSON
15 5 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.85%) Client/Server
2 21 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.25%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.59%) Fintech
5 11 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.30%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.30%) User Experience
7 4 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.98%) Replication
8 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.66%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.33%) Derivative
10 1 (0.33%) Equities
10 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.33%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.49%) Linux
2 24 (7.87%) Windows
3 20 (6.56%) Unix
4 9 (2.95%) Solaris
5 8 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.97%) Android
7 4 (1.31%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.98%) CentOS
8 3 (0.98%) Debian
8 3 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.66%) AIX
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (35.08%) Test Automation
3 98 (32.13%) TDD
4 80 (26.23%) Mentoring
5 66 (21.64%) Scrum
6 60 (19.67%) BDD
7 55 (18.03%) Project Management
8 54 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 46 (15.08%) Test Scripting
11 43 (14.10%) Coaching
12 42 (13.77%) SDLC
13 39 (12.79%) Time Management
14 36 (11.80%) Software Engineering
15 33 (10.82%) Configuration Management
16 31 (10.16%) Continuous Delivery
16 31 (10.16%) Functional Testing
17 30 (9.84%) Non-Functional Testing
18 28 (9.18%) DevOps
19 27 (8.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (39.02%) C#
2 70 (22.95%) SQL
3 43 (14.10%) JavaScript
4 41 (13.44%) Java
5 40 (13.11%) T-SQL
6 35 (11.48%) VB.NET
7 25 (8.20%) Python
8 19 (6.23%) PHP
8 19 (6.23%) Ruby
9 13 (4.26%) Perl
10 12 (3.93%) C
10 12 (3.93%) ES6
11 9 (2.95%) C++
12 7 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.97%) ActionScript
13 6 (1.97%) PHP 4
13 6 (1.97%) PHP 5
13 6 (1.97%) PHP 7
14 4 (1.31%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.31%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 70 (22.95%) Degree
2 43 (14.10%) ISTQB
3 29 (9.51%) ISEB
4 27 (8.85%) MBA
5 16 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.92%) CCNP
7 7 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.97%) HNC
9 4 (1.31%) APMG
9 4 (1.31%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.31%) PMP
10 3 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.66%) MCSA
11 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.33%) CCNA
12 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.33%) MCP
12 1 (0.33%) RHCE
12 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.97%) ISO 9000
2 5 (1.64%) SLA
3 4 (1.31%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.31%) ISO 22301
3 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.66%) PMO
4 2 (0.66%) TickIT
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.98%) Docker
3 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.66%) Xen
5 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.33%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) Ansible
1 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.98%) Puppet
2 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (25.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.84%) SAP
3 21 (6.89%) Red Hat
4 20 (6.56%) Cisco
5 17 (5.57%) SolarWinds
6 16 (5.25%) HP
7 7 (2.30%) 3Com
7 7 (2.30%) Aruba
7 7 (2.30%) Dell
7 7 (2.30%) Juniper
7 7 (2.30%) Palo Alto
8 6 (1.97%) Oracle
8 6 (1.97%) VMware
9 5 (1.64%) Remedy
9 5 (1.64%) Sage
9 5 (1.64%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.31%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.98%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.66%) Google
12 2 (0.66%) hybris