Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 34 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 +29 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 3.45% 6.37% 2.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.71% 45.45% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 15
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £35,575 £29,850 £36,400
90th Percentile £42,500 £65,000 £58,750
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 31 66 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 8.91% 14.01% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 64 96
Woking median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,125 £27,450 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% -2.22%

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Woking

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 9 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Product Management
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) ITSM
6 2 (16.67%) LIMS
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
7 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (16.67%) LIMS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) ITSM
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) ACF2
1 1 (8.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP