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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 71 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.27% 1.84% 2.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.95% 21.10% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 26
Average salary £47,500 £47,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% +0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £22,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
84 109 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.34% 8.72% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76 85 86
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Horsham -2 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Crawley -9 5 £47,500 -13.63%
Haywards Heath +1 1 £55,000 +175.00%
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (67.39%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Test Scripting
4 14 (30.43%) TDD
4 14 (30.43%) Oracle
4 14 (30.43%) Web Services
5 13 (28.26%) SOAP
5 13 (28.26%) Finance
6 12 (26.09%) Selenium
6 12 (26.09%) Degree
7 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
7 11 (23.91%) C#
7 11 (23.91%) Linux
8 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Compatibility Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
10 8 (17.39%) WebDriver
10 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
10 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
10 8 (17.39%) Spring
11 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
11 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
11 7 (15.22%) NUnit
11 7 (15.22%) LoadRunner
11 7 (15.22%) Apache
11 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
11 7 (15.22%) J2EE
12 6 (13.04%) HTML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (15.22%) Apache
1 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) DPNSS
2 1 (2.17%) RTP
2 1 (2.17%) VPLS
2 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.17%) Softswitch
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.17%) ISDN
2 1 (2.17%) PBX
2 1 (2.17%) PSTN
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.17%) QlikView
4 1 (2.17%) OLAP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Selenium
2 8 (17.39%) WebDriver
2 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
3 7 (15.22%) LoadRunner
3 7 (15.22%) NUnit
4 5 (10.87%) Subversion
4 5 (10.87%) JUnit
4 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.70%) Ant
5 4 (8.70%) Maven
6 3 (6.52%) Mockito
7 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.17%) StarTeam
8 1 (2.17%) JIRA
8 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
8 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Test Engineer
1 12 (26.09%) QA Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Tester
5 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Junior
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Graduate Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (4.35%) QA Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Web Services
2 13 (28.26%) SOAP
3 8 (17.39%) Spring
4 7 (15.22%) J2EE
5 6 (13.04%) HTML
5 6 (13.04%) CSS
6 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
6 5 (10.87%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.70%) REST
7 4 (8.70%) Ajax
8 3 (6.52%) XML
8 3 (6.52%) JSP
8 3 (6.52%) Servlets
8 3 (6.52%) JSON
8 3 (6.52%) jQuery
9 2 (4.35%) Dojo
9 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (4.35%) .NET
9 2 (4.35%) Java EE
10 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Test Scripting
3 14 (30.43%) TDD
4 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
5 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Compatibility Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
7 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
8 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.04%) MVC
10 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.87%) Line Management
11 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) Java
2 11 (23.91%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) C++
3 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) PHP
4 3 (6.52%) HQL
5 2 (4.35%) C
6 1 (2.17%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) ABAP
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) OCPJP
3 1 (2.17%) OCMJD
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) APMP
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) HNC
3 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.70%) hybris
2 4 (8.70%) Endeca
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Acme Packet
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) Sonus
5 1 (2.17%) BroadSoft
5 1 (2.17%) Neolane
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35-40k (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18-22k (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Pharma Division
Posted: 5 days ago