Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 39 48
Rank change year-on-year +21 +9 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 53 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 12.44% 4.48% 4.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.25% 27.50% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 53 22 29
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £42,900 £63,250 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 80 80 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 18.78% 16.29% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 80 75 101
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.29% -19.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £48,875 £57,500 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year +1.12% -0.56% -0.56%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Woking

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 46 (86.79%) C#
2 44 (83.02%) SQL
2 44 (83.02%) Visual Studio
3 37 (69.81%) Test Automation
4 35 (66.04%) Selenium
4 35 (66.04%) TDD
5 34 (64.15%) AngularJS
5 34 (64.15%) T-SQL
5 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
5 34 (64.15%) SDLC
6 31 (58.49%) Test Scripting
7 14 (26.42%) Unit Testing
8 10 (18.87%) Product Management
8 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
8 10 (18.87%) .NET
9 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
9 9 (16.98%) HTML
9 9 (16.98%) Project Management
9 9 (16.98%) ITSM
9 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
9 9 (16.98%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
11 5 (9.43%) SaaS
11 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (7.55%) ITIL
12 4 (7.55%) ISEB

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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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (83.02%) Visual Studio
2 35 (66.04%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Test Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Test Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Test Automation Specialist
4 10 (18.87%) Test Specialist
5 9 (16.98%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) QA Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Software Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Tester
9 1 (1.89%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (64.15%) AngularJS
2 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
3 9 (16.98%) HTML
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) LIMS
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Test Automation
2 35 (66.04%) TDD
3 34 (64.15%) SDLC
4 31 (58.49%) Test Scripting
5 14 (26.42%) Unit Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Product Management
7 9 (16.98%) ITSM
7 9 (16.98%) Project Management
7 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) ITIL
10 4 (7.55%) Service Management
11 2 (3.77%) Decision-Making
11 2 (3.77%) Defect Tracking
11 2 (3.77%) OO
11 2 (3.77%) OOP
12 1 (1.89%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) C#
2 44 (83.02%) SQL
3 34 (64.15%) T-SQL
4 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) ISEB
1 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
1 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft