The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Horsham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 5.77% 1.57% 1.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.29% 20.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 2
Average salary £65,000 £53,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% +43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Horsham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 16.83% 7.87% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34 10 5
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
West Sussex

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 25 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Horsham

QA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 17 (70.83%) Advertising
2 17 (70.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (70.83%) Test Strategy
3 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Demand Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) TestDirector
4 3 (12.50%) webMethods
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) EAI
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation

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Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 17 (70.83%) Advertising
3 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Test Manager
2 3 (12.50%) QA Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 3 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) User Acceptance Testing
1 17 (70.83%) Test Strategy
2 3 (12.50%) Demand Management
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (12.50%) EAI
2 3 (12.50%) SOA
2 3 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) webMethods
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft