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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 2.80% 2.46% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 21.28% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 3
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,950 £46,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
36 47 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 8.39% 11.58% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 33
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -28.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £74,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Crawley

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 5 (33.33%) ColdFusion
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Law
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) HP
8 1 (6.67%) TDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ISDN
1 1 (6.67%) PBX
1 1 (6.67%) PSTN
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) DPNSS
1 1 (6.67%) RTP
1 1 (6.67%) VPLS
1 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
1 1 (6.67%) Softswitch
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Tester
4 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) QA Tester
4 5 (33.33%) QA Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 5 (33.33%) Web Tester
4 5 (33.33%) Web Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Database Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
1 7 (46.67%) SDLC
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Acme Packet
3 1 (6.67%) Sonus