The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 2.44% 2.65% 2.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 44.44% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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 Horsham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Horsham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 6.50% 5.96% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Average salary £47,500 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

QA
Salary Trend in Horsham

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

QA Salary Trend in Horsham

QA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) APMP
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) SaaS
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Junior
3 3 (30.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) APMP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft