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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 60 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -43
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 1 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 2.48% 0.20% 9.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.94% 2.56% 67.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 41
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 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
69 39 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 15.54% 7.88% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 58 32 53
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 £57,000 £64,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Crawley

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) ColdFusion
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) PHP
3 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Web Development
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium
3 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) ABAP
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 3 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) XHTML
7 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) OOD
7 3 (16.67%) Marketing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
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 3 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Tester
4 2 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
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
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%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Informatics
2 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Web Development
1 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Coaching
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) OOP
2 3 (16.67%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) OOD
2 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) ABAP
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 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%) Tableau
1 3 (16.67%) Facebook
1 3 (16.67%) Twitter
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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