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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 109 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 6 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.46% 0.35% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.36% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1271 1112 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.58% 97.54% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 973 1139
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
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 23 July 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
Crawley - 2 £34,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
QA Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (71.43%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) Regression Testing
3 13 (61.90%) Web Services
3 13 (61.90%) Functional Testing
4 11 (52.38%) Selenium
5 10 (47.62%) Manual Testing
5 10 (47.62%) TDD
6 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Compatibility Testing
7 8 (38.10%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (38.10%) SDLC
8 7 (33.33%) User Stories
8 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 7 (33.33%) HP
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle
8 7 (33.33%) RAD
9 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
9 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (23.81%) JMeter
10 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
10 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Pega
11 3 (14.29%) BDD
11 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 3 (14.29%) SoapUI

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 2 (9.52%) ColdFusion
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) JMeter
2 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.52%) Hudson
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Ant
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) Gradle
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) jMock
5 1 (4.76%) NUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Ajax
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Functional Testing
1 13 (61.90%) Regression Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Manual Testing
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
4 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 8 (38.10%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (33.33%) RAD
5 7 (33.33%) User Stories
5 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) HP
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Pega
3 1 (4.76%) CA
3 1 (4.76%) Rally
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com