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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 66 50 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +41
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 60 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.25% 5.34% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.08% 38.22% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 34 57 9
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
97 157 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.00% 13.97% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 95 150 73
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -10 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Grinstead +14 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Gatwick -14 4 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Worthing - 2 £36,500 -
Burgess Hill +26 1 £36,000 -10.00%
Haywards Heath - 1 £52,500 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.69%) ISEB
2 19 (29.69%) Software Testing
3 18 (28.13%) .NET
3 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
4 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 15 (23.44%) SQL
5 15 (23.44%) Scrum
6 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 14 (21.88%) UML
7 13 (20.31%) Web Development
7 13 (20.31%) Selenium
8 12 (18.75%) Business Analysis
8 12 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
8 12 (18.75%) MySQL
9 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
9 11 (17.19%) SoapUI
10 10 (15.63%) HTML
10 10 (15.63%) PHP
10 10 (15.63%) Web Services
10 10 (15.63%) XML
11 9 (14.06%) LAMP
11 9 (14.06%) CSS
11 9 (14.06%) OO
11 9 (14.06%) C#
11 9 (14.06%) Subversion
11 9 (14.06%) JSON
11 9 (14.06%) jQuery
11 9 (14.06%) OO PHP

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 6 (9.38%) Confluence
2 5 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) MySQL
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Selenium
2 11 (17.19%) SoapUI
3 9 (14.06%) Subversion
4 6 (9.38%) JIRA
4 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.13%) JMeter
5 2 (3.13%) JUnit
5 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.13%) Maven
5 2 (3.13%) NUnit
5 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.56%) Ant
6 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.56%) Gradle
6 1 (1.56%) Hudson
6 1 (1.56%) jMock
6 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Tester
3 13 (20.31%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Test Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Test Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.94%) QA Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Automation Tester
7 6 (9.38%) Business IT Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) IT Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) IT Business Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Development Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Development Project Manager
8 5 (7.81%) QA Test Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Software Development Project Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Software Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) .NET
2 10 (15.63%) HTML
2 10 (15.63%) Web Services
2 10 (15.63%) XML
3 9 (14.06%) CSS
3 9 (14.06%) jQuery
3 9 (14.06%) JSON
3 9 (14.06%) LAMP
4 5 (7.81%) Gherkin
4 5 (7.81%) RESTful
5 1 (1.56%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.56%) Java EE
5 1 (1.56%) JMS
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) Spring
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Social Network
3 2 (3.13%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) Software Testing
3 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (23.44%) Scrum
5 14 (21.88%) UML
6 13 (20.31%) Web Development
7 12 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 12 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
9 9 (14.06%) OO
9 9 (14.06%) OO PHP
10 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 7 (10.94%) SDLC
12 6 (9.38%) BPR
12 6 (9.38%) Business Process Analysis
12 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (9.38%) Test Scripting
12 6 (9.38%) User Stories
13 5 (7.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.63%) PHP
4 9 (14.06%) C#
5 7 (10.94%) Java
6 6 (9.38%) Groovy
7 5 (7.81%) Python
7 5 (7.81%) Scala
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) ISEB
2 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SDET
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe
3 1 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.56%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) Informatica
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago