Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 47 70
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 241 282 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.66% 5.25% 4.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.31% 41.17% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 242 239 290
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,375 £65,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 646 685 1,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.50% 12.74% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 520 544 964
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +12 51 £52,500 -16.67% 5
Woking +13 26 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Guildford -42 18 £36,250 -9.38% 4
Leatherhead +2 15 £56,250 +18.42% 4
Staines -7 12 £52,500 -
Egham +7 7 £45,000 +42.86%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 7 £40,000 -
Weybridge - 5 £27,500 -
Dorking +10 4 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Redhill -1 4 £80,000 +48.84%
Chertsey +1 2 £39,000 -17.89%
Epsom -1 2 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Horley - 2 £28,000 -
Walton-on-Thames -8 1 £45,000 +22.45%
Camberley -11 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Farnham -22 1 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Esher - 1 £56,500 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 130 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (48.13%) Test Automation
3 101 (41.91%) C#
4 79 (32.78%) Scrum
5 69 (28.63%) .NET
5 69 (28.63%) Selenium
6 62 (25.73%) SQL
7 61 (25.31%) TDD
8 60 (24.90%) Software Engineering
8 60 (24.90%) Java
9 59 (24.48%) Web Services
10 58 (24.07%) Finance
11 54 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (22.41%) BDD
12 50 (20.75%) Microsoft
13 46 (19.09%) Visual Studio
14 40 (16.60%) Git (software)
15 38 (15.77%) Test Strategy
16 37 (15.35%) HTML
17 35 (14.52%) SQL Server
18 32 (13.28%) Cucumber
18 32 (13.28%) REST
18 32 (13.28%) SDLC
18 32 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
19 30 (12.45%) AngularJS
19 30 (12.45%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (12.45%) Unit Testing
20 29 (12.03%) Degree
21 27 (11.20%) JIRA
22 26 (10.79%) ASP.NET

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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 19 (7.88%) Confluence
2 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.07%) CMS
4 4 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.24%) SAS
6 2 (0.83%) Apache
6 2 (0.83%) CICS
6 2 (0.83%) nginx
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.41%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.45%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.90%) Office 365
5 5 (2.07%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.66%) NuGet
6 4 (1.66%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.66%) SaaS
7 3 (1.24%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.83%) GitHub
8 2 (0.83%) IaaS
8 2 (0.83%) npm
9 1 (0.41%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) Firewall
2 4 (1.66%) HTTP
3 3 (1.24%) SSL
3 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.24%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.41%) DHCP
4 1 (0.41%) DNS
4 1 (0.41%) Extranet
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) PBX
4 1 (0.41%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.83%) DB2
5 2 (0.83%) Infinispan
5 2 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (28.63%) Selenium
2 46 (19.09%) Visual Studio
3 40 (16.60%) Git (software)
4 32 (13.28%) Cucumber
5 27 (11.20%) JIRA
6 23 (9.54%) Jenkins
7 21 (8.71%) SpecFlow
8 17 (7.05%) JUnit
9 16 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (6.22%) MSTest
11 14 (5.81%) Ranorex
12 13 (5.39%) SoapUI
12 13 (5.39%) WebDriver
13 11 (4.56%) JMeter
14 10 (4.15%) HP UFT
14 10 (4.15%) Moq
14 10 (4.15%) Travis CI
15 8 (3.32%) TeamCity
16 7 (2.90%) NUnit
16 7 (2.90%) SonarQube
General
1 58 (24.07%) Finance
2 10 (4.15%) Electronics
3 9 (3.73%) Marketing
4 6 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.66%) Banking
5 4 (1.66%) Retail
6 3 (1.24%) Automotive
6 3 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (0.83%) Korean Language
7 2 (0.83%) Local Government
7 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (22.41%) QA Engineer
2 39 (16.18%) Developer
3 38 (15.77%) Test Engineer
4 31 (12.86%) Analyst
5 26 (10.79%) QA Automation Engineer
6 24 (9.96%) Test Automation Engineer
6 24 (9.96%) Tester
7 19 (7.88%) QA Test Engineer
8 18 (7.47%) QA Tester
8 18 (7.47%) Software Developer
8 18 (7.47%) Test Analyst
9 16 (6.64%) Automation Engineer
10 15 (6.22%) Architect
10 15 (6.22%) Software Engineer
11 14 (5.81%) C# Software Engineer
12 12 (4.98%) .NET Developer
12 12 (4.98%) QA Leader
12 12 (4.98%) Software Test Engineer
13 11 (4.56%) Full Stack Developer
13 11 (4.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (28.63%) .NET
2 59 (24.48%) Web Services
3 37 (15.35%) HTML
4 32 (13.28%) REST
5 30 (12.45%) AngularJS
6 26 (10.79%) ASP.NET
7 25 (10.37%) CSS
8 21 (8.71%) XML
9 19 (7.88%) .NET Framework
10 16 (6.64%) jQuery
11 14 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (5.39%) Gherkin
13 11 (4.56%) SOAP
14 10 (4.15%) HTML5
15 6 (2.49%) Java EE
15 6 (2.49%) JSON
15 6 (2.49%) Node.js
15 6 (2.49%) WCF
16 5 (2.07%) Swagger
17 4 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.81%) Client/Server
3 13 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.56%) User Experience
5 10 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.32%) Acoustics
7 7 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (2.49%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.07%) Fintech
10 4 (1.66%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.24%) LIMS
11 3 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.22%) Linux
2 9 (3.73%) Windows
3 8 (3.32%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.07%) Android
5 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.66%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (48.13%) Test Automation
3 79 (32.78%) Scrum
4 61 (25.31%) TDD
5 60 (24.90%) Software Engineering
6 54 (22.41%) BDD
6 54 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (15.77%) Test Strategy
8 32 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (13.28%) SDLC
9 30 (12.45%) Unit Testing
10 25 (10.37%) Test Scripting
11 24 (9.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (9.54%) API Testing
13 22 (9.13%) DevOps
13 22 (9.13%) MVC
13 22 (9.13%) User Stories
14 21 (8.71%) Acceptance Criteria
14 21 (8.71%) Kanban
15 20 (8.30%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 101 (41.91%) C#
2 62 (25.73%) SQL
3 60 (24.90%) Java
4 26 (10.79%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.05%) C
6 12 (4.98%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.56%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.73%) Ruby
9 7 (2.90%) Delphi
10 6 (2.49%) C++
10 6 (2.49%) Python
11 4 (1.66%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.66%) Perl
11 4 (1.66%) PHP
11 4 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.24%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.83%) PL/1
13 2 (0.83%) REXX
13 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (12.03%) Degree
2 19 (7.88%) ISEB
3 16 (6.64%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.90%) CCNP
5 7 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.90%) PhD
6 6 (2.49%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.07%) MCP
7 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.07%) PMP
7 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.41%) HNC
10 1 (0.41%) HND
10 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) GCP
2 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (3.73%) Docker
2 4 (1.66%) LXC
3 3 (1.24%) ACF2
3 3 (1.24%) RACF
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (6.22%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.66%) Ansible
3 4 (1.66%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.66%) Puppet
4 2 (0.83%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.98%) Google
3 7 (2.90%) Cisco
3 7 (2.90%) Oracle
3 7 (2.90%) SolarWinds
4 6 (2.49%) TOWER Software
5 5 (2.07%) Adobe
6 4 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.24%) HP
7 3 (1.24%) Omniture
8 2 (0.83%) IBM
8 2 (0.83%) SAP
9 1 (0.41%) Ensighten
9 1 (0.41%) RedGate
9 1 (0.41%) Sage