Period
to 10 December 2018

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

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 12 41
Rank change year-on-year -21 +29 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 61 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 2.46% 14.49% 5.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 66.30% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 58 38
Woking median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,125 £64,125 £59,125
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.82% -0.53% +2.15%

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 Woking with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Woking
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 16 92 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 6.56% 21.85% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 88 90
Woking median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -12.57% +20.39%
10th Percentile £20,950 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,950 £58,750
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Woking.

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 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Woking

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 Woking region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) HBase
3 2 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (33.33%) Drools
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Kafka
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Avro
3 2 (33.33%) HDFS
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (33.33%) Parquet
3 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux

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Co-occurring 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) HBase
1 2 (33.33%) Parquet
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Gradle
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Hadoop Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Avro
1 2 (33.33%) Drools
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) Kafka
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (16.67%) Contract Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Economics
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (33.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com