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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 72 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 24 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.97% 2.23% 3.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.10% 26.09% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 41
Average salary £36,250 £50,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +69.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,950 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
116 92 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.89% 8.57% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 97 79 171
Average salary £37,500 £37,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -21.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £64,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +11 10 £35,000 -51.72% 2
Horsham -5 6 £50,000 +42.85% 2
East Grinstead 0 1 £42,500 -26.08%
Worthing -7 1 £37,500 -33.62%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - - 6
Gatwick - 1 £35,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £35,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (38.46%) SOAP
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.08%) .NET
5 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (23.08%) Selenium
5 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (20.51%) HTML
6 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.51%) OO
6 8 (20.51%) WebDriver
6 8 (20.51%) SoapUI
7 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
7 7 (17.95%) Web Services
7 7 (17.95%) OOD
7 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner
7 7 (17.95%) MVC
7 7 (17.95%) NUnit
7 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
8 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 6 (15.38%) CSS
8 6 (15.38%) OOP
8 6 (15.38%) XHTML
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) Linux
9 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.82%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (10.26%) CMS
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Project
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) MPLS
2 1 (2.56%) DPNSS
2 1 (2.56%) RTP
2 1 (2.56%) VPLS
2 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.56%) Softswitch
2 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.56%) ISDN
2 1 (2.56%) PBX
2 1 (2.56%) PSTN
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.69%) QlikView
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Selenium
2 8 (20.51%) WebDriver
2 8 (20.51%) SoapUI
3 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner
3 7 (17.95%) NUnit
4 4 (10.26%) Subversion
4 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.13%) PHPUnit
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.56%) StarTeam
6 1 (2.56%) Mockito
6 1 (2.56%) MSTest
6 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) QA Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) SOAP
2 9 (23.08%) .NET
3 8 (20.51%) HTML
4 7 (17.95%) Web Services
5 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 6 (15.38%) CSS
5 6 (15.38%) XHTML
6 5 (12.82%) REST
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.26%) J2EE
8 2 (5.13%) Spring
8 2 (5.13%) Ajax
8 2 (5.13%) XML
8 2 (5.13%) HTML5
8 2 (5.13%) Dojo
8 2 (5.13%) Symfony
9 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.13%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Informatics
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.51%) OO
4 7 (17.95%) OOD
4 7 (17.95%) MVC
4 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
5 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.38%) OOP
6 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.26%) ETL
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.69%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) ABAP
6 2 (5.13%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) HQL
7 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) APMP
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.13%) HNC
3 2 (5.13%) HND
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.56%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Facebook
2 4 (10.26%) Twitter
3 3 (7.69%) Tableau
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Sonus
4 1 (2.56%) BroadSoft
4 1 (2.56%) Neolane
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Endeca
4 1 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.56%) Acme Packet
Horsham, West Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days leave
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago