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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 85 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.47% 1.66% 2.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.53% 19.00% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 23
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,750 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
68 100 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.26% 8.76% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59 79 84
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £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 5 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 5 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
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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 -6 6 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Crawley -5 5 £47,500 -13.63%
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 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 21 (55.26%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) SOAP
4 12 (31.58%) C#
5 11 (28.95%) Selenium
6 8 (21.05%) TDD
6 8 (21.05%) Web Services
6 8 (21.05%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
6 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
6 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
7 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
7 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.42%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) J2EE
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.42%) NUnit
7 7 (18.42%) Subversion
7 7 (18.42%) Finance
7 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
8 6 (15.79%) MVC
8 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.79%) Spring
8 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.79%) Degree
8 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 5 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.63%) Softswitch
2 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.63%) VPLS
2 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) ISDN
2 1 (2.63%) PBX
2 1 (2.63%) PSTN
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) DPNSS
2 1 (2.63%) RTP
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) QlikView
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
2 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
3 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.42%) NUnit
3 7 (18.42%) Subversion
3 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
4 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
4 5 (13.16%) JUnit
5 4 (10.53%) Ant
5 4 (10.53%) Maven
6 3 (7.89%) Mockito
7 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.26%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.63%) VectorCAST
8 1 (2.63%) StarTeam
8 1 (2.63%) JIRA
8 1 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) QA Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Test Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.89%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) SOAP
2 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 7 (18.42%) J2EE
4 6 (15.79%) Spring
5 5 (13.16%) CSS
5 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
6 4 (10.53%) REST
7 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
7 3 (7.89%) XHTML
7 3 (7.89%) .NET
7 3 (7.89%) XML
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.26%) Dojo
8 2 (5.26%) Symfony
8 2 (5.26%) Java EE
8 2 (5.26%) Ajax
8 2 (5.26%) HTML5
9 1 (2.63%) JSON
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Open Source
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) TDD
2 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
3 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.79%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Line Management
5 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
5 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) C++
6 3 (7.89%) HQL
6 3 (7.89%) ABAP
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) VCP4
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) APMP
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) HNC
3 1 (2.63%) HND
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) OCPJP
3 1 (2.63%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Endeca
2 4 (10.53%) hybris
3 3 (7.89%) Tableau
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) Acme Packet
5 1 (2.63%) Sonus
5 1 (2.63%) BroadSoft
5 1 (2.63%) Neolane
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) Sun
5 1 (2.63%) HP
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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