The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 26 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - 1.05% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Gatwick region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.35% 4.21% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £38,750 £45,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.36% +6.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB