Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 31 14
Rank change year-on-year -8 -17 +29
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 6 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 3.69% 2.78% 16.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 42.86% 68.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 70
Woking median annual salary £65,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.94% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £57,500 £29,875 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £50,125
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 39 14 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 15.98% 6.48% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 103
Woking median annual salary £65,000 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +106.35% -21.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £33,250 £26,250 £28,100
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £55,000
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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

QA
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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) User Experience
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) ACF2
3 5 (55.56%) Docker
3 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 5 (55.56%) REST
3 5 (55.56%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (55.56%) Task Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Epics
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) COBOL
3 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 5 (55.56%) Python

QA
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 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) CICS
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) JMeter
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) QA Automation Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Development Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Manager
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Development Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Product Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) REST
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) JDBC
2 1 (11.11%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Epics
3 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 5 (55.56%) Six Sigma
3 5 (55.56%) Task Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) A/B Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Architectural Design
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) COBOL
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) VB
3 4 (44.44%) Assembly Language
3 4 (44.44%) PL/1
3 4 (44.44%) REXX
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) JCL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
1 5 (55.56%) PMI Certification
1 5 (55.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) ACF2
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
1 5 (55.56%) RACF
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) IBM