Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 57 67
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 283 305 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.76% 4.90% 4.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.19% 36.88% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 238 259 216
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.82% -0.53% +2.15%
10th Percentile £34,750 £28,000 £29,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 761 827 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.48% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 588 671 681
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,125 £71,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +33 90 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Guildford -4 32 £35,000 -26.32% 14
Farnham - 20 £50,000 - 1
Egham +24 17 £60,000 +79.10% 1
Leatherhead +13 15 £50,000 +14.29% 4
Esher - 7 £41,000 -
Woking -21 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dorking -2 4 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Epsom - 4 £64,000 - 3
Cobham +9 3 £38,500 -31.25%
Staines +3 3 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Haslemere - 3 £60,000 -
Camberley +12 2 £68,750 +129.17% 2
Redhill +1 2 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £45,000 -
Godalming - 2 £45,000 -
Lightwater -2 1 £35,000 +25.00%
Horley - 1 £53,500 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 186 (65.72%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (46.29%) Test Automation
3 130 (45.94%) Finance
4 128 (45.23%) C#
5 103 (36.40%) Scrum
6 83 (29.33%) .NET
6 83 (29.33%) Microsoft
7 74 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (22.97%) Software Engineering
9 63 (22.26%) Selenium
10 54 (19.08%) Visual Studio
10 54 (19.08%) Unit Testing
11 53 (18.73%) Defect Management
12 52 (18.37%) SQL
13 51 (18.02%) Java
14 48 (16.96%) Project Management
15 45 (15.90%) JIRA
16 42 (14.84%) HP Quality Center
16 42 (14.84%) MSTest
16 42 (14.84%) Moq
16 42 (14.84%) Ranorex
16 42 (14.84%) Visual Studio Coded UI
17 38 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
18 37 (13.07%) SDLC
18 37 (13.07%) Risk Management
19 36 (12.72%) JavaScript
19 36 (12.72%) CSS
19 36 (12.72%) User Stories
20 32 (11.31%) BDD
21 31 (10.95%) 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 15 (5.30%) Confluence
2 8 (2.83%) ArcGIS
2 8 (2.83%) Documentum
2 8 (2.83%) FileNet
3 6 (2.12%) Apache
3 6 (2.12%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.06%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) CICS
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) GemFire
6 1 (0.35%) SAS
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.83%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.83%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (2.83%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 8 (2.83%) SAP Bank Analyzer
1 8 (2.83%) SAP BPC
1 8 (2.83%) SAP FS
1 8 (2.83%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.01%) SaaS
4 16 (5.65%) GitHub
5 5 (1.77%) npm
6 4 (1.41%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.71%) Trello
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) HTTP
2 2 (0.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) GSM
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) LAN
3 1 (0.35%) LTE
3 1 (0.35%) UMTS
3 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.35%) WAN
3 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (5.30%) MS Access
2 14 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 8 (2.83%) GIS
3 8 (2.83%) SAP BW
3 8 (2.83%) SAP Data Services
3 8 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (2.47%) MySQL
5 6 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.77%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.77%) Parquet
7 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.41%) HBase
8 3 (1.06%) Big Data
8 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (22.26%) Selenium
2 54 (19.08%) Visual Studio
3 45 (15.90%) JIRA
4 42 (14.84%) Moq
4 42 (14.84%) MSTest
4 42 (14.84%) Ranorex
4 42 (14.84%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 29 (10.25%) Git (software)
6 25 (8.83%) SpecFlow
7 23 (8.13%) WebDriver
8 20 (7.07%) Jenkins
9 14 (4.95%) HP UFT
10 13 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (3.18%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (2.47%) JMeter
13 6 (2.12%) Gradle
13 6 (2.12%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.77%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.77%) Mercurial
General
1 130 (45.94%) Finance
2 16 (5.65%) Marketing
3 13 (4.59%) Retail
4 8 (2.83%) Banking
4 8 (2.83%) General Ledger
5 7 (2.47%) Legal
6 6 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.06%) Advertising
7 3 (1.06%) Back Office
7 3 (1.06%) Electronics
7 3 (1.06%) Front Office
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Law
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (25.09%) Developer
2 59 (20.85%) QA Engineer
3 39 (13.78%) Test Engineer
4 36 (12.72%) Analyst
5 33 (11.66%) QA Leader
5 33 (11.66%) Tester
6 31 (10.95%) QA Test Engineer
7 30 (10.60%) .NET Developer
8 29 (10.25%) Developer in Test
9 25 (8.83%) Test Analyst
10 21 (7.42%) Automation Tester
10 21 (7.42%) C# Developer
11 20 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (6.36%) QA Tester
13 17 (6.01%) Angular Developer
13 17 (6.01%) Architect
14 16 (5.65%) Junior
15 15 (5.30%) Automation Test Analyst
15 15 (5.30%) Lead Architect
15 15 (5.30%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (29.33%) .NET
2 36 (12.72%) CSS
3 31 (10.95%) HTML
4 28 (9.89%) AngularJS
5 27 (9.54%) Velocity
6 24 (8.48%) Gherkin
7 17 (6.01%) Web Services
8 15 (5.30%) jQuery
9 12 (4.24%) Ionic Framework
9 12 (4.24%) REST
9 12 (4.24%) XML
10 11 (3.89%) Middleware
11 10 (3.53%) Angular 2
11 10 (3.53%) ASP.NET
12 9 (3.18%) .NET Framework
12 9 (3.18%) HTML5
13 8 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (2.83%) SAP PI
14 7 (2.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.60%) Reinsurance
2 20 (7.07%) Fintech
3 15 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.83%) Reference Data
5 8 (2.83%) User Experience
6 7 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.47%) Tandem
7 6 (2.12%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.35%) PMI
11 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.54%) Linux
2 20 (7.07%) Windows
3 11 (3.89%) Unix
4 6 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.77%) CentOS
6 2 (0.71%) Android
6 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (65.72%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (46.29%) Test Automation
3 103 (36.40%) Scrum
4 74 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (22.97%) Software Engineering
6 54 (19.08%) Unit Testing
7 53 (18.73%) Defect Management
8 48 (16.96%) Project Management
9 38 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 37 (13.07%) Risk Management
10 37 (13.07%) SDLC
11 36 (12.72%) User Stories
12 32 (11.31%) BDD
13 31 (10.95%) Acceptance Criteria
13 31 (10.95%) OO
14 30 (10.60%) Non-Functional Testing
14 30 (10.60%) TDD
15 29 (10.25%) Refactoring
15 29 (10.25%) Software Testing
16 27 (9.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 128 (45.23%) C#
2 52 (18.37%) SQL
3 51 (18.02%) Java
4 36 (12.72%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.24%) PHP
6 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.77%) ABAP
7 5 (1.77%) C
7 5 (1.77%) C++
7 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.77%) Python
8 4 (1.41%) Ruby
9 3 (1.06%) Delphi
9 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.71%) VBScript
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (10.60%) ISEB
2 25 (8.83%) Degree
3 21 (7.42%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.53%) PMP
5 6 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.12%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.06%) CISSP
8 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CCNA
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.53%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.83%) IFRS
3 3 (1.06%) GPG13
4 2 (0.71%) PMO
4 2 (0.71%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) GxP
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.77%) Docker
3 4 (1.41%) HDFS
4 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.35%) ACF2
5 1 (0.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 42 (14.84%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.77%) Ansible
3 5 (1.77%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (1.77%) Puppet
4 3 (1.06%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 83 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.65%) SAP
3 11 (3.89%) Oracle
4 9 (3.18%) IBM
5 8 (2.83%) ESRI
5 8 (2.83%) Teradata
5 8 (2.83%) TOWER Software
6 6 (2.12%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.77%) Adobe
8 3 (1.06%) Citrix
8 3 (1.06%) Google
8 3 (1.06%) HP
8 3 (1.06%) VMware
9 2 (0.71%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.35%) Wrike