The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey / Woking
Rank 31 40 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 4.47% 3.82% 2.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.50% 24.39% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 9
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Woking with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Woking
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 40 41 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 16.26% 15.65% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 29
Median salary £36,000 £38,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.49% -26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,800 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,350 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

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Salary Trend in Woking

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

Salary trend for QA in Woking

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Salary Histogram in Woking

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Woking over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Woking

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Woking region with a requirement for QA.

1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (50.00%) SaaS
2 12 (50.00%) High Availability
3 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 10 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (41.67%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (41.67%) Statistics
4 10 (41.67%) Data Management
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (41.67%) PaaS
4 10 (41.67%) QMS
4 10 (41.67%) Data Protection
4 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) IaaS
4 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (33.33%) SLA
6 7 (29.17%) MCSA
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Woking 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) SaaS
2 10 (41.67%) IaaS
2 10 (41.67%) PaaS
3 2 (8.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.33%) Big Data
5 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Multimedia
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Administrator
1 10 (41.67%) DBA
1 10 (41.67%) SQL DBA
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Campaign Executive
4 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Email Executive
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior QA Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Release and Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (41.67%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.17%) iPad
5 1 (4.17%) iPhone
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) High Availability
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 10 (41.67%) Data Management
2 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 10 (41.67%) Data Protection
2 10 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (41.67%) QMS
2 10 (41.67%) Statistics
3 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) MCSA
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Avaya
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Teradata
3 1 (4.17%) Lotus
3 1 (4.17%) Nokia
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
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