The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walton-on-Thames 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey / Walton-on-Thames
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 30 25
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5  
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walton-on-Thames 78.95% 18.10% 14.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 11
Median salary £36,000 £46,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% +21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 Walton-on-Thames with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 15 21 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walton-on-Thames 78.95% 18.10% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 11
Median salary £36,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Walton-on-Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walton-on-Thames 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 Walton-on-Thames

QA
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Walton-on-Thames.

Salary trend for QA in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Walton-on-Thames region with a requirement for QA.

1 22 (100.00%) Unix
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Solaris
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
1 22 (100.00%) Python
1 22 (100.00%) C
1 22 (100.00%) C++
1 22 (100.00%) Perl
1 22 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 22 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
1 22 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 22 (100.00%) Automotive
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 22 (100.00%) Ruby
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 20 (90.91%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) XML
3 15 (68.18%) ISEB
3 15 (68.18%) VoIP
3 15 (68.18%) InstallShield
3 15 (68.18%) Software Testing
3 15 (68.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (68.18%) Regression Testing
3 15 (68.18%) ISTQB
3 15 (68.18%) Time Management
3 15 (68.18%) Test Strategy
3 15 (68.18%) Functional Testing
3 15 (68.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (68.18%) Test Automation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames 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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) InstallShield
2 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
2 13 (59.09%) Selenium
General
1 22 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 22 (100.00%) Automotive
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
1 22 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 11 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
3 7 (31.82%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Development Manager
4 5 (22.73%) Development Project Manager
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum Master
4 5 (22.73%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Product Manager
5 4 (18.18%) QA Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) QA Automation Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Java Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Software Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) XML
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
1 22 (100.00%) Solaris
1 22 (100.00%) Unix
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) Functional Testing
2 15 (68.18%) Non-Functional Testing
2 15 (68.18%) Regression Testing
2 15 (68.18%) Software Testing
2 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) Test Strategy
2 15 (68.18%) Time Management
2 15 (68.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (50.00%) System Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C
1 22 (100.00%) C++
1 22 (100.00%) Perl
1 22 (100.00%) Python
1 22 (100.00%) Ruby
2 20 (90.91%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) Embedded C
3 7 (31.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 15 (68.18%) ISEB
2 15 (68.18%) ISTQB
3 7 (31.82%) APMG
3 7 (31.82%) PMI Certification
3 7 (31.82%) PMP
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Red Hat