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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 65 54
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11  
Permanent jobs citing QA 152 175 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.45% 4.12% 4.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.06% 28.55% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 126 143 196
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - -3.61%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 345 613 647
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 12.37% 14.42% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 264 517 551
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,400 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +20 32 £37,500 -28.57% 4
Reigate +9 16 £63,000 +20.00% 1
Redhill 0 16 £60,500 +152.08%
Staines +7 12 £61,250 - 1
Woking +7 12 £39,250 +0.64% 1
Walton-on-Thames +17 11 £36,000 +14.28% 1
Egham - 9 - -
Farnham +10 5 £37,500 +4.52%
Leatherhead -1 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Dorking -4 2 £45,000 +24.13%
Epsom +8 1 £55,000 -
Godalming +4 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Chertsey - 1 £47,500 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 89 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (33.46%) Degree
3 67 (26.38%) Finance
4 65 (25.59%) Microsoft
5 61 (24.02%) C#
6 50 (19.69%) Mentoring
7 49 (19.29%) TDD
8 47 (18.50%) SQL
8 47 (18.50%) BDD
9 46 (18.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (18.11%) .NET
10 43 (16.93%) Java
10 43 (16.93%) Selenium
10 43 (16.93%) ISTQB
11 42 (16.54%) Time Management
11 42 (16.54%) Project Management
12 38 (14.96%) ISEB
12 38 (14.96%) Regression Testing
13 36 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (13.39%) Test Scripting
14 34 (13.39%) Software Engineering
15 33 (12.99%) Configuration Management
15 33 (12.99%) Test Automation
16 32 (12.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (12.60%) Linux
16 32 (12.60%) Scrum
17 30 (11.81%) Python
17 30 (11.81%) Software Testing
18 29 (11.42%) Automated Testing
18 29 (11.42%) HTML

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 22 (8.66%) SAS
2 12 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.76%) Apache
4 5 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.97%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.57%) GemFire
5 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.18%) CMS
7 2 (0.79%) Confluence
7 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) nginx
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (8.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.48%) SaaS
2 12 (4.72%) PaaS
3 8 (3.15%) IaaS
4 5 (1.97%) GitHub
5 4 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.57%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.39%) Office 365
6 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.94%) VoIP
2 7 (2.76%) VPN
3 4 (1.57%) LDAP
4 2 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.79%) Firewall
4 2 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.79%) Network Security
4 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) GPRS
5 1 (0.39%) GSM
5 1 (0.39%) LTE
5 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.39%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.39%) UMTS
5 1 (0.39%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.39%) Wireless
5 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.69%) MySQL
3 16 (6.30%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.12%) Big Data
5 11 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.54%) Data Lake
6 9 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.15%) Blockchain
7 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.97%) HBase
10 4 (1.57%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.57%) OLTP
11 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (18.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (16.93%) Selenium
3 24 (9.45%) Visual Studio
4 22 (8.66%) Jenkins
5 20 (7.87%) MSBuild
6 17 (6.69%) Git (software)
7 11 (4.33%) WebDriver
8 10 (3.94%) InstallShield
9 9 (3.54%) JIRA
10 8 (3.15%) Subversion
11 7 (2.76%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.76%) TestComplete
11 7 (2.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (2.36%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.36%) Gradle
13 4 (1.57%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.57%) JUnit
14 3 (1.18%) HP UFT
14 3 (1.18%) Maven
15 2 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 67 (26.38%) Finance
2 20 (7.87%) Retail
3 18 (7.09%) Marketing
4 15 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.33%) Aerospace
5 11 (4.33%) Automotive
6 9 (3.54%) Billing
7 7 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.36%) Back Office
9 5 (1.97%) Games
9 5 (1.97%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.57%) Legal
11 3 (1.18%) Banking
11 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.79%) Electronics
12 2 (0.79%) Law
13 1 (0.39%) Advertising
13 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (28.35%) Analyst
2 43 (16.93%) Developer
2 43 (16.93%) Test Analyst
3 26 (10.24%) QA Analyst
4 24 (9.45%) Test Engineer
5 23 (9.06%) Architect
6 22 (8.66%) SAP Architect
6 22 (8.66%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 22 (8.66%) SAP Supply Chain Architect
6 22 (8.66%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (8.66%) Supply Chain Architect
7 20 (7.87%) CRM Developer
7 20 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 17 (6.69%) Automation Test Analyst
8 17 (6.69%) Tester
9 16 (6.30%) .NET Developer
9 16 (6.30%) QA Test Analyst
9 16 (6.30%) Test Automation Engineer
10 15 (5.91%) C# Developer
10 15 (5.91%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (18.11%) .NET
2 29 (11.42%) HTML
3 21 (8.27%) CSS
4 15 (5.91%) XML
5 14 (5.51%) HTML5
6 12 (4.72%) CSS3
7 7 (2.76%) jQuery
7 7 (2.76%) Web Services
8 6 (2.36%) J2EE
8 6 (2.36%) Middleware
8 6 (2.36%) Spring
9 5 (1.97%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.97%) JSON
9 5 (1.97%) Kafka
10 4 (1.57%) OpenID
10 4 (1.57%) REST
10 4 (1.57%) Spark Streaming
10 4 (1.57%) Spring Batch
10 4 (1.57%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.57%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.12%) Client/Server
3 11 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.33%) Virtual Team
4 10 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.15%) Cyber Attack
6 8 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.97%) User Experience
8 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.57%) Replication
9 3 (1.18%) Fintech
10 2 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.79%) iPad
10 2 (0.79%) iPhone
10 2 (0.79%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.60%) Linux
2 25 (9.84%) Windows
3 22 (8.66%) Unix
4 12 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.33%) Solaris
6 7 (2.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.97%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.97%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.79%) Android
8 2 (0.79%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) VMS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.69%) Mentoring
3 49 (19.29%) TDD
4 47 (18.50%) BDD
5 42 (16.54%) Project Management
5 42 (16.54%) Time Management
6 38 (14.96%) Regression Testing
7 36 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (13.39%) Software Engineering
8 34 (13.39%) Test Scripting
9 33 (12.99%) Configuration Management
9 33 (12.99%) Test Automation
10 32 (12.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (12.60%) Scrum
11 30 (11.81%) Software Testing
12 29 (11.42%) Automated Testing
13 28 (11.02%) Coaching
14 26 (10.24%) DevOps
15 25 (9.84%) Manual Testing
16 24 (9.45%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.02%) C#
2 47 (18.50%) SQL
3 43 (16.93%) Java
4 30 (11.81%) Python
5 25 (9.84%) Perl
6 23 (9.06%) C++
7 22 (8.66%) C
7 22 (8.66%) JavaScript
7 22 (8.66%) Ruby
8 20 (7.87%) VB.NET
9 11 (4.33%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.94%) PHP
10 10 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.54%) VB
12 6 (2.36%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.39%) Go
13 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 85 (33.46%) Degree
2 43 (16.93%) ISTQB
3 38 (14.96%) ISEB
4 22 (8.66%) MBA
5 13 (5.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.97%) CCNA
6 5 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.97%) MCP
6 5 (1.97%) MCSA
6 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.79%) HNC
8 1 (0.39%) APMG
8 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PMP
8 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.09%) SLA
2 8 (3.15%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.57%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.18%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.18%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.39%) PMO
6 1 (0.39%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (1.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (1.97%) BlackBerry Internet Service
1 5 (1.97%) Docker
1 5 (1.97%) HDFS
2 4 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.39%) Nagios
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) SELinux
2 1 (0.39%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 65 (25.59%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.63%) SAP
3 15 (5.91%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.76%) Avaya
4 7 (2.76%) Cisco
4 7 (2.76%) ForgeRock
4 7 (2.76%) TOWER Software
5 5 (1.97%) Lotus
6 3 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.18%) Teradata
7 2 (0.79%) Adobe
7 2 (0.79%) Aquila
7 2 (0.79%) Nokia
8 1 (0.39%) Ariba
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix
8 1 (0.39%) EMC
8 1 (0.39%) HP
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle
8 1 (0.39%) Perforce
8 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum annual bonus, private medical, flexible work
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £63k plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Woking
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £30001 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago