The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 63 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.73% 1.56% 1.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.52% 19.39% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 15
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
QA
South East

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 West Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
124 98 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.44% 8.04% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 111 90 78
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

QA
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

QA Salary Trend in West Sussex

QA
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in West Sussex

QA
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -4 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Horsham +3 5 £50,000 -23.07%
East Grinstead -4 5 £45,000 -28.00%
Haywards Heath +3 3 £38,750 -26.19%
Worthing -4 2 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Burgess Hill - 2 £36,500 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 66 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (60.20%) Java
3 47 (47.96%) Finance
4 45 (45.92%) Web Services
4 45 (45.92%) SDLC
5 43 (43.88%) Oracle
6 38 (38.78%) TDD
7 36 (36.73%) Regression Testing
7 36 (36.73%) Test Scripting
8 35 (35.71%) Unit Testing
9 34 (34.69%) Integration Testing
9 34 (34.69%) System Integration Testing
10 33 (33.67%) Manual Testing
10 33 (33.67%) Compatibility Testing
10 33 (33.67%) Waterfall
11 30 (30.61%) Automated Testing
12 22 (22.45%) RAD
13 17 (17.35%) Performance Testing
14 16 (16.33%) Selenium
14 16 (16.33%) .NET
15 15 (15.31%) HP
15 15 (15.31%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (15.31%) User Stories
16 14 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (14.29%) SQL
16 14 (14.29%) Project Management
17 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
17 13 (13.27%) Degree
18 12 (12.24%) API Development
19 11 (11.22%) Oracle Database

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.08%) ColdFusion
3 3 (3.06%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Project
3 2 (2.04%) MS Office
4 1 (1.02%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) ISDN
1 1 (1.02%) PBX
1 1 (1.02%) PSTN
1 1 (1.02%) VoIP
1 1 (1.02%) DHCP
1 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.02%) VPN
1 1 (1.02%) DNS
1 1 (1.02%) MPLS
1 1 (1.02%) DPNSS
1 1 (1.02%) RTP
1 1 (1.02%) Firewall
1 1 (1.02%) VPLS
1 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.02%) Softswitch
1 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.06%) MySQL
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Selenium
2 5 (5.10%) JIRA
2 5 (5.10%) TeamCity
2 5 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.06%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.04%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.02%) Gradle
5 1 (1.02%) Hudson
5 1 (1.02%) dbdeploy
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.02%) Maven
5 1 (1.02%) Ant
5 1 (1.02%) JUnit
5 1 (1.02%) Toad
5 1 (1.02%) jMock
General
1 47 (47.96%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Back Office
3 2 (2.04%) Law
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) QA Engineer
2 25 (25.51%) Tester
2 25 (25.51%) Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) Test Engineer
4 16 (16.33%) Test Analyst
5 14 (14.29%) Consultant
5 14 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 14 (14.29%) QA Consultant
6 13 (13.27%) Developer
7 11 (11.22%) QA Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (7.14%) Java Consultant
9 7 (7.14%) Technical Manager
9 7 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
10 6 (6.12%) Java Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Applications Support
11 5 (5.10%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (45.92%) Web Services
2 16 (16.33%) .NET
3 10 (10.20%) HTML
4 8 (8.16%) XML
4 8 (8.16%) REST
5 7 (7.14%) Velocity
5 7 (7.14%) SOAP
6 6 (6.12%) Spring
7 5 (5.10%) jQuery
7 5 (5.10%) OAuth
7 5 (5.10%) RESTful
8 4 (4.08%) Ajax
9 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.06%) JSON
9 3 (3.06%) CSS
9 3 (3.06%) JSP
9 3 (3.06%) Servlets
9 3 (3.06%) Spring MVC
9 3 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) PMI
1 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.04%) iPad
2 2 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Linux
2 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.04%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.92%) SDLC
3 38 (38.78%) TDD
4 36 (36.73%) Regression Testing
4 36 (36.73%) Test Scripting
5 35 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 34 (34.69%) Integration Testing
6 34 (34.69%) System Integration Testing
7 33 (33.67%) Compatibility Testing
7 33 (33.67%) Manual Testing
7 33 (33.67%) Waterfall
8 30 (30.61%) Automated Testing
9 22 (22.45%) RAD
10 17 (17.35%) Performance Testing
11 15 (15.31%) User Stories
12 14 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (14.29%) Project Management
13 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
14 12 (12.24%) API Development
15 11 (11.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.20%) Java
2 14 (14.29%) SQL
3 11 (11.22%) PHP
4 6 (6.12%) C#
5 4 (4.08%) C++
6 3 (3.06%) VB
6 3 (3.06%) VBA
7 2 (2.04%) ABAP
8 1 (1.02%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.08%) APMP
4 3 (3.06%) ISEB
5 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.04%) KVM
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (43.88%) Oracle
2 15 (15.31%) HP
3 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.10%) CA
6 2 (2.04%) Pega
6 2 (2.04%) Tableau
6 2 (2.04%) Apple
6 2 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.02%) VMware
7 1 (1.02%) Citrix
7 1 (1.02%) Avaya
7 1 (1.02%) Sonus
7 1 (1.02%) Acme Packet
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Pharma Division
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago