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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 6.67% 8.26% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.22% 68.97% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 1
Average salary £25,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.54% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
18 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 9.23% 11.98% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 5
Average salary £29,000 £55,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.27% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £43,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) Test Scripting
1 13 (72.22%) Manual Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Selenium
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) PHP
4 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (44.44%) Automation Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) MS Project
9 3 (16.67%) CSS
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source
10 2 (11.11%) SaaS
10 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) HTML5
10 2 (11.11%) iPad
10 2 (11.11%) BDD
10 2 (11.11%) VirtualBox
10 2 (11.11%) jQuery
10 2 (11.11%) Business Development
10 2 (11.11%) Test Management
10 2 (11.11%) KVM

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) StarTeam
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Test Analyst
3 10 (55.56%) QA Analyst
3 10 (55.56%) QA Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Junior
6 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.11%) Ajax
2 2 (11.11%) Dojo
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) JDBC
3 1 (5.56%) Servlets
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) J2SE
3 1 (5.56%) JMS
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) JAX-WS
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) Test Scripting
1 13 (72.22%) Manual Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Business Development
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) OOD
7 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) AOP
7 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.56%) OCPJP
3 1 (5.56%) OCMJD
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) APMP
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 2 (11.11%) KVM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Sun