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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 58 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.27% 1.30% 1.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.96% 19.44% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 55 10 15
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
135 72 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.26% 6.69% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 131 57 73
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,300 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £56,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +25 28 £43,000 +14.66% 1
Gatwick -1 11 £43,000 +22.85%
Burgess Hill -22 7 £40,000 - 1
Horsham +4 3 £32,500 -
East Grinstead - 3 £42,500 -
Worthing +6 1 £30,000 -20.00%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 102 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.04%) Manual Testing
3 54 (36.99%) Automated Testing
4 53 (36.30%) SQL
5 52 (35.62%) Web Services
6 50 (34.25%) Java
7 49 (33.56%) TDD
8 48 (32.88%) Finance
8 48 (32.88%) SDLC
9 44 (30.14%) Functional Testing
10 37 (25.34%) Selenium
11 32 (21.92%) Waterfall
12 30 (20.55%) Regression Testing
12 30 (20.55%) HP
12 30 (20.55%) Unit Testing
12 30 (20.55%) HP Quality Center
13 29 (19.86%) SQL Server
14 28 (19.18%) .NET
14 28 (19.18%) Integration Testing
15 27 (18.49%) Oracle
15 27 (18.49%) RAD
15 27 (18.49%) System Integration Testing
16 26 (17.81%) User Stories
16 26 (17.81%) C#
16 26 (17.81%) Compatibility Testing
17 23 (15.75%) REST
17 23 (15.75%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (15.07%) Software Engineering
18 22 (15.07%) Software Testing
19 21 (14.38%) Degree

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (10.27%) ColdFusion
2 10 (6.85%) IIS
3 5 (3.42%) CMS
3 5 (3.42%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) Mingle
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) Extranet
2 2 (1.37%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.53%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.74%) GIS
4 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.05%) DB2
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (25.34%) Selenium
2 17 (11.64%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.27%) JUnit
4 13 (8.90%) Maven
5 11 (7.53%) Cucumber
5 11 (7.53%) Gradle
6 10 (6.85%) JIRA
7 8 (5.48%) Hamcrest
7 8 (5.48%) Mockito
8 7 (4.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (4.79%) TeamCity
9 6 (4.11%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.74%) dbdeploy
10 4 (2.74%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.74%) TestComplete
10 4 (2.74%) Toad
11 3 (2.05%) HP UFT
11 3 (2.05%) Hudson
11 3 (2.05%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.05%) JIRA Agile
General
1 48 (32.88%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Back Office
3 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) French Language
4 1 (0.68%) German Language
4 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (38.36%) QA Engineer
2 46 (31.51%) Tester
3 42 (28.77%) Analyst
4 38 (26.03%) QA Tester
5 31 (21.23%) Test Analyst
6 29 (19.86%) QA Analyst
6 29 (19.86%) QA Test Analyst
7 25 (17.12%) Developer
8 20 (13.70%) Web Engineer
9 18 (12.33%) QA Test Engineer
9 18 (12.33%) Test Engineer
10 17 (11.64%) Web Tester
11 15 (10.27%) C# Developer
11 15 (10.27%) Systems Tester
11 15 (10.27%) Web Analyst
11 15 (10.27%) Web Test Analyst
12 14 (9.59%) Java Engineer
12 14 (9.59%) Software Engineer
13 9 (6.16%) Project Manager
14 7 (4.79%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (35.62%) Web Services
2 28 (19.18%) .NET
3 23 (15.75%) REST
4 18 (12.33%) SOAP
5 15 (10.27%) RESTful
6 14 (9.59%) XML
7 13 (8.90%) Spring
8 12 (8.22%) HTML
9 8 (5.48%) CSS
9 8 (5.48%) HTML5
9 8 (5.48%) JAX-RS
9 8 (5.48%) OAuth
10 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.79%) Java EE
10 7 (4.79%) WCF
10 7 (4.79%) WPF
11 6 (4.11%) JSON
12 5 (3.42%) jQuery
12 5 (3.42%) JSP
12 5 (3.42%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.42%) User Experience
5 4 (2.74%) Statistics
6 3 (2.05%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.37%) PMI
8 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.68%) DataPower
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.42%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) Unix
3 3 (2.05%) zOS
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.04%) Manual Testing
3 54 (36.99%) Automated Testing
4 49 (33.56%) TDD
5 48 (32.88%) SDLC
6 44 (30.14%) Functional Testing
7 32 (21.92%) Waterfall
8 30 (20.55%) Regression Testing
8 30 (20.55%) Unit Testing
9 28 (19.18%) Integration Testing
10 27 (18.49%) RAD
10 27 (18.49%) System Integration Testing
11 26 (17.81%) Compatibility Testing
11 26 (17.81%) User Stories
12 23 (15.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (15.07%) Software Engineering
13 22 (15.07%) Software Testing
14 21 (14.38%) Performance Testing
14 21 (14.38%) Scrum
15 15 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.30%) SQL
2 50 (34.25%) Java
3 26 (17.81%) C#
4 19 (13.01%) PHP
5 8 (5.48%) Groovy
5 8 (5.48%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.74%) VB
6 4 (2.74%) VBA
7 3 (2.05%) COBOL
8 2 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Degree
2 12 (8.22%) ISEB
3 11 (7.53%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.74%) CITP
5 4 (2.74%) MBA
6 2 (1.37%) APMP
6 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) COSO
1 4 (2.74%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.74%) ISO22301
1 4 (2.74%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.68%) GAMP
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 30 (20.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.37%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 30 (20.55%) HP
2 27 (18.49%) Oracle
3 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.85%) CA
5 9 (6.16%) Rally
6 5 (3.42%) Twitter
7 4 (2.74%) Pega
8 3 (2.05%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.37%) Informatica
10 1 (0.68%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) SAP
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago