The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 60 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -44
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 1 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 2.34% 0.19% 10.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.54% 3.13% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 39
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +43.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £52,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
57 32 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 13.35% 6.18% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 55
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

QA
Salary Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Crawley region.

QA Salary Trend in Crawley

QA
Salary Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Crawley

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 7 (38.89%) ColdFusion
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) PHP
4 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Web Development
4 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (16.67%) Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) CMS
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 3 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) XHTML
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) OOD
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) ColdFusion
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) QlikView
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) QA Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Web Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Web Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Test Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) QA Tester
2 7 (38.89%) QA Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
5 2 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) XHTML
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Informatics
2 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Web Development
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) OOD
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) ABAP
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) HNC
1 1 (5.56%) HND
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Facebook
1 3 (16.67%) Twitter
2 2 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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