The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 34 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 0.68% 8.09% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 36.67% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Median salary £26,000 £43,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.53% +22.85%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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 Gatwick region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.90% 22.06% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 10
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £43,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of job ads across the Gatwick region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

QA
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

QA Salary Trend in Gatwick

QA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (20.00%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (20.00%) Database Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Primavera
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Primavera
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Documentation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) DOORS Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Database Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft