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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 1.20% 1.92% 1.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.52% 28.57% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £57,500 £53,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +53.57%
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.43% -
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
21 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 12.57% 6.73% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 3
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +62.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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
Salary Histogram in Horsham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Horsham region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Horsham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 17 (68.00%) Advertising
2 17 (68.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (68.00%) Test Strategy
3 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (16.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) EAI
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) B2B
5 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
5 3 (12.00%) webMethods
5 3 (12.00%) Demand Management
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) .NET
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.00%) MS Project
7 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 17 (68.00%) Advertising
3 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (12.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (12.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 17 (68.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (12.00%) Demand Management
2 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (12.00%) EAI
2 3 (12.00%) SOA
2 3 (12.00%) B2B
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) APMP
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) webMethods
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
Horsham, West Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days leave
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago