The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 82 84 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -35
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 31 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.93% 2.15% 4.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.09% 24.03% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 58
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
128 129 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.16% 8.93% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 102 87 152
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,200 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Horsham -8 11 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Crawley +10 4 £55,000 - 2
Gatwick -13 1 £50,500 +3.06%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) .NET
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle
4 8 (18.60%) Advertising
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
5 7 (16.28%) Java
6 6 (13.95%) C++
6 6 (13.95%) VB
6 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
6 6 (13.95%) Web Services
6 6 (13.95%) Banking
7 5 (11.63%) Business Development
7 5 (11.63%) TestDirector
7 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
8 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
8 4 (9.30%) ISEB
8 4 (9.30%) SLA
8 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
8 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.30%) VB6
8 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
2 2 (4.65%) AutoCAD
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) TestDirector
2 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) NUnit
3 3 (6.98%) Selenium
4 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.65%) QADirector
4 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Advertising
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Test Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Junior Software Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Junior
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (9.30%) Programmer
4 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Junior Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) C++ Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
2 6 (13.95%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) Ajax
3 3 (6.98%) Dojo
3 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.98%) J2EE
3 3 (6.98%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
2 5 (11.63%) Business Development
2 5 (11.63%) Project Management
3 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Demand Management
3 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
4 3 (6.98%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
4 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.98%) Web Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.98%) OOD
4 3 (6.98%) UML
4 3 (6.98%) OOP
4 3 (6.98%) OO
5 2 (4.65%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) C++
4 6 (13.95%) VB
5 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) VB6
7 3 (6.98%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.98%) Embedded C++
7 3 (6.98%) C
8 2 (4.65%) VBScript
9 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
1 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) webMethods
3 1 (2.33%) HP
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey, Crawley, Epsom, West Sussex
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Neg to £60,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey, West Sussex, Reigate, Redhill, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Neg to c£55,000 + bonus & bens
Posted: 21 days ago