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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
South East / West Sussex
Rank 95 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.093% 1.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 1.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 0
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%

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
1054 1074 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.59% 98.08% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 923 987 924
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
West Sussex
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Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
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