Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 43 27
Rank change year-on-year +32 -16 +29
Permanent jobs citing QA 64 36 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 15.65% 5.33% 8.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.33% 39.56% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 61 36 58
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 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 91 91 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 22.25% 13.46% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 87 90 117
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £47,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +25.33% -13.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,700 £24,550
90th Percentile £65,600 £58,750 £60,000
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Woking

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 40 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (60.94%) SQL
3 31 (48.44%) C#
4 29 (45.31%) T-SQL
5 28 (43.75%) Test Automation
6 27 (42.19%) Visual Studio
7 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
7 26 (40.63%) Selenium
8 25 (39.06%) TDD
8 25 (39.06%) SDLC
9 23 (35.94%) AngularJS
10 19 (29.69%) Test Scripting
11 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (21.88%) Unit Testing
12 14 (21.88%) HTML
13 12 (18.75%) ITSM
13 12 (18.75%) Product Management
14 10 (15.63%) Service Management
15 9 (14.06%) SLA
15 9 (14.06%) .NET
15 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
15 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
16 8 (12.50%) Statistics
16 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
16 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (12.50%) Business Continuity
16 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (12.50%) ISEB
16 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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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 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Visual Studio
2 26 (40.63%) Selenium
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) gulp
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (9.38%) Multimedia
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Test Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Test Automation Specialist
4 11 (17.19%) Test Specialist
5 9 (14.06%) Software Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) DBA
6 8 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) SQL DBA
7 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) HTML Developer
10 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) AngularJS
2 14 (21.88%) HTML
3 9 (14.06%) .NET
3 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.81%) jQuery
5 4 (6.25%) CSS
5 4 (6.25%) CSS3
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (3.13%) HTML5
6 2 (3.13%) Node.js
6 2 (3.13%) Sass
6 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
1 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.56%) CentOS
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Test Automation
2 25 (39.06%) SDLC
2 25 (39.06%) TDD
3 19 (29.69%) Test Scripting
4 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.88%) Unit Testing
6 12 (18.75%) ITSM
6 12 (18.75%) Product Management
7 10 (15.63%) Service Management
8 8 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.50%) High Availability
8 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (12.50%) Statistics
9 7 (10.94%) Test Strategy
10 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Data Management
10 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.81%) ITIL
11 5 (7.81%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) SQL
2 31 (48.44%) C#
3 29 (45.31%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) ISEB
1 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) BlackBerry Internet Service
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Ansible
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Sony
3 1 (1.56%) Avaya
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco
3 1 (1.56%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) Lotus
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.56%) VMware