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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 59 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 55 52 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.48% 4.42% 2.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.15% 30.95% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 35
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
137 168 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.15% 14.27% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 125 147 126
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,850 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Burgess Hill -14 7 £35,000 -40.42%
Gatwick +5 6 £45,000 -
East Grinstead - 5 £42,500 -
Crawley -5 4 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Haywards Heath -1 2 £27,500 -50.00%
Chichester - 2 £42,500 -
Horsham -4 1 £20,500 -18.00%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 88 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.96%) TDD
3 39 (34.82%) Java
4 35 (31.25%) Functional Testing
5 34 (30.36%) SDLC
6 33 (29.46%) Web Services
7 31 (27.68%) REST
8 30 (26.79%) SQL
9 29 (25.89%) Regression Testing
9 29 (25.89%) Unit Testing
9 29 (25.89%) Integration Testing
10 28 (25.00%) Finance
10 28 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
11 24 (21.43%) Selenium
11 24 (21.43%) Waterfall
12 23 (20.54%) JUnit
13 22 (19.64%) Automated Testing
13 22 (19.64%) Manual Testing
13 22 (19.64%) RESTful
14 21 (18.75%) Groovy
14 21 (18.75%) Cucumber
14 21 (18.75%) Spring
14 21 (18.75%) SOAP
14 21 (18.75%) Oracle
14 21 (18.75%) C#
14 21 (18.75%) RAD
15 20 (17.86%) HTML
15 20 (17.86%) Domain-Driven Design
16 19 (16.96%) HP Quality Center
16 19 (16.96%) CSS

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 17 (15.18%) CMS
1 17 (15.18%) Umbraco
2 15 (13.39%) IIS
3 13 (11.61%) CICS
4 6 (5.36%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) MailChimp
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Extranet
2 1 (0.89%) Firewall
2 1 (0.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.57%) GIS
4 3 (2.68%) DB2
4 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (21.43%) Selenium
2 23 (20.54%) JUnit
3 21 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 17 (15.18%) Jenkins
5 16 (14.29%) Maven
6 13 (11.61%) Gradle
7 12 (10.71%) Hamcrest
7 12 (10.71%) Mockito
8 9 (8.04%) JMeter
8 9 (8.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (8.04%) SoapUI
8 9 (8.04%) TeamCity
8 9 (8.04%) WebDriver
9 8 (7.14%) jMock
10 5 (4.46%) JIRA
11 4 (3.57%) Ant
11 4 (3.57%) Hudson
12 2 (1.79%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Back Office
3 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.89%) Law
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (36.61%) Developer
2 35 (31.25%) QA Engineer
3 26 (23.21%) Tester
4 21 (18.75%) QA Tester
5 19 (16.96%) Test Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
8 15 (13.39%) Analyst
8 15 (13.39%) Java Engineer
9 13 (11.61%) Systems Tester
10 12 (10.71%) C# Developer
11 10 (8.93%) Software Engineer
12 9 (8.04%) QA Analyst
12 9 (8.04%) Test Analyst
13 8 (7.14%) Java Developer
13 8 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
14 7 (6.25%) Web Developer
15 6 (5.36%) Agile Tester
15 6 (5.36%) C# Web Developer
15 6 (5.36%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.46%) Web Services
2 31 (27.68%) REST
3 22 (19.64%) RESTful
4 21 (18.75%) SOAP
4 21 (18.75%) Spring
5 20 (17.86%) HTML
6 19 (16.96%) CSS
7 18 (16.07%) .NET
7 18 (16.07%) HTML5
8 17 (15.18%) AngularJS
8 17 (15.18%) Ember.js
8 17 (15.18%) Handlebars
8 17 (15.18%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (15.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (11.61%) JAX-RS
10 12 (10.71%) jQuery
11 11 (9.82%) JSP
11 11 (9.82%) MyBatis
11 11 (9.82%) Struts
12 10 (8.93%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) User Experience
2 14 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.61%) VSAM
4 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.46%) Statistics
6 3 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Windows
2 3 (2.68%) Unix
3 1 (0.89%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.96%) TDD
3 35 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 34 (30.36%) SDLC
5 29 (25.89%) Integration Testing
5 29 (25.89%) Regression Testing
5 29 (25.89%) Unit Testing
6 28 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
7 24 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 22 (19.64%) Automated Testing
8 22 (19.64%) Manual Testing
9 21 (18.75%) RAD
10 20 (17.86%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (15.18%) Business Analysis
12 17 (15.18%) Data Modelling
12 17 (15.18%) Wireframes
13 16 (14.29%) Front End Development
13 16 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 15 (13.39%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.82%) Java
2 30 (26.79%) SQL
3 21 (18.75%) C#
3 21 (18.75%) Groovy
4 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.61%) COBOL
5 13 (11.61%) JCL
6 6 (5.36%) PHP
7 1 (0.89%) Python
7 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) ISTQB
2 16 (14.29%) Degree
2 16 (14.29%) ISEB
3 4 (3.57%) CITP
3 4 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) COSO
1 4 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.57%) ISO22301
1 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.89%) GAMP
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (16.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 21 (18.75%) Oracle
2 19 (16.96%) HP
3 17 (15.18%) Twitter
4 11 (9.82%) CA
5 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.57%) Rally
7 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.68%) Pega
8 1 (0.89%) SAP
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + incl.Car Allowance £5k
Posted: 4 days ago