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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 66 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 50 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.72% 2.54% 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.45% 20.28% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 25 34
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -21.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
159 143 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.84% 12.54% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 147 127 114
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 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 -8 15 £35,000 +21.73% 2
Burgess Hill -9 6 £60,000 +64.38% 1
East Grinstead -3 4 £44,000 -2.22%
Haywards Heath - 4 £42,500 -
Worthing - 2 £40,000 -
Gatwick -7 1 £37,500 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 93 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.44%) TDD
3 51 (43.59%) Java
4 40 (34.19%) Selenium
5 39 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 37 (31.62%) REST
6 37 (31.62%) Functional Testing
7 36 (30.77%) Web Services
8 35 (29.91%) Unit Testing
9 33 (28.21%) Integration Testing
10 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
10 31 (26.50%) System Integration Testing
11 30 (25.64%) Finance
12 29 (24.79%) C#
13 27 (23.08%) HTML
14 26 (22.22%) SDLC
14 26 (22.22%) Cucumber
15 25 (21.37%) SoapUI
16 24 (20.51%) JUnit
17 23 (19.66%) SOAP
17 23 (19.66%) SQL
17 23 (19.66%) Oracle
17 23 (19.66%) Spring
17 23 (19.66%) Domain-Driven Design
17 23 (19.66%) Groovy
17 23 (19.66%) Jenkins
18 22 (18.80%) Waterfall
19 21 (17.95%) Maven
20 20 (17.09%) ISTQB
20 20 (17.09%) User Experience

QA
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 18 (15.38%) CMS
1 18 (15.38%) Umbraco
2 17 (14.53%) IIS
3 13 (11.11%) CICS
4 7 (5.98%) Confluence
5 2 (1.71%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) MailChimp
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) HTTP
2 2 (1.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.42%) DB2
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (34.19%) Selenium
2 26 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 25 (21.37%) SoapUI
4 24 (20.51%) JUnit
5 23 (19.66%) Jenkins
6 21 (17.95%) Maven
7 18 (15.38%) JMeter
7 18 (15.38%) WebDriver
8 16 (13.68%) Gradle
9 14 (11.97%) jMock
10 12 (10.26%) Hudson
11 11 (9.40%) Ant
11 11 (9.40%) TeamCity
12 8 (6.84%) Hamcrest
12 8 (6.84%) JIRA
12 8 (6.84%) Mockito
12 8 (6.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (2.56%) LoadRunner
13 3 (2.56%) Spock
14 2 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Back Office
3 6 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Developer
2 35 (29.91%) QA Engineer
3 33 (28.21%) Tester
4 22 (18.80%) Java Engineer
4 22 (18.80%) Test Engineer
5 19 (16.24%) QA Tester
6 15 (12.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (11.97%) Analyst
7 14 (11.97%) QA Test Engineer
8 13 (11.11%) Systems Tester
9 8 (6.84%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.84%) QA Analyst
9 8 (6.84%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Automation Tester
11 6 (5.13%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Agile Tester
11 6 (5.13%) CICS Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.62%) REST
2 36 (30.77%) Web Services
3 27 (23.08%) HTML
4 23 (19.66%) SOAP
4 23 (19.66%) Spring
5 18 (15.38%) RESTful
6 17 (14.53%) CSS
6 17 (14.53%) Java EE
7 15 (12.82%) AngularJS
7 15 (12.82%) Ember.js
7 15 (12.82%) Handlebars
7 15 (12.82%) HTML5
7 15 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (11.97%) .NET
8 14 (11.97%) Ajax
8 14 (11.97%) Hibernate
9 13 (11.11%) JMS
9 13 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (8.55%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) User Experience
2 16 (13.68%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.97%) Mainframe
4 13 (11.11%) VSAM
5 9 (7.69%) Social Network
6 8 (6.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.71%) Social Media
9 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Unix
2 1 (0.85%) Android
2 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.44%) TDD
3 39 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 37 (31.62%) Functional Testing
5 35 (29.91%) Unit Testing
6 33 (28.21%) Integration Testing
7 31 (26.50%) System Integration Testing
8 26 (22.22%) SDLC
9 23 (19.66%) Domain-Driven Design
10 22 (18.80%) Waterfall
11 19 (16.24%) RAD
12 18 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
13 17 (14.53%) BDD
13 17 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (13.68%) Automated Testing
14 16 (13.68%) Manual Testing
14 16 (13.68%) Test Automation
14 16 (13.68%) Wireframes
15 15 (12.82%) Business Analysis
15 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.59%) Java
2 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
3 29 (24.79%) C#
4 23 (19.66%) Groovy
4 23 (19.66%) SQL
5 13 (11.11%) COBOL
5 13 (11.11%) JCL
6 2 (1.71%) PHP
6 2 (1.71%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) ISTQB
2 18 (15.38%) ISEB
3 14 (11.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Oracle
2 17 (14.53%) HP
3 15 (12.82%) Twitter
4 11 (9.40%) CA
5 8 (6.84%) Rally
6 7 (5.98%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.56%) Pega
8 2 (1.71%) SAP
9 1 (0.85%) IBM
9 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago