The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Sussex region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 109 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 6 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.47% 1.17% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.18% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 7
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
QA Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1220 1183 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.31% 98.75% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1048 1194
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

QA Tester
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in West Sussex

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in West Sussex

QA Tester
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chichester - 1 £45,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 13 (65.00%) Functional Testing
3 12 (60.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 11 (55.00%) Automated Testing
5 10 (50.00%) Selenium
5 10 (50.00%) SDLC
6 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (45.00%) TDD
7 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
7 8 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (35.00%) User Stories
8 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (35.00%) HP
8 7 (35.00%) RAD
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Web Development
10 4 (20.00%) ColdFusion
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) PHP
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (20.00%) WebDriver

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) ColdFusion
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) Gradle
5 1 (5.00%) Hudson
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) jMock
5 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) NUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Functional Testing
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (50.00%) SDLC
5 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 8 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (35.00%) RAD
7 7 (35.00%) User Stories
7 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Web Development
10 2 (10.00%) BDD
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) PHP
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Pega
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Rally
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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