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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 63 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 46 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.71% 1.95% 2.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.82% 21.09% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 45 20 26
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -
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
136 128 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.98% 9.22% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 124 103 84
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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
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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
Horsham +2 11 £29,000 -47.27%
Crawley -8 3 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Burgess Hill - 2 £58,750 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £55,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 48 (77.42%) Java
2 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.77%) Test Scripting
4 24 (38.71%) Oracle
5 22 (35.48%) Web Services
5 22 (35.48%) TDD
5 22 (35.48%) Finance
6 20 (32.26%) Unit Testing
7 17 (27.42%) Regression Testing
7 17 (27.42%) Integration Testing
7 17 (27.42%) Waterfall
7 17 (27.42%) Selenium
7 17 (27.42%) Compatibility Testing
8 14 (22.58%) Linux
9 13 (20.97%) Degree
9 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
9 13 (20.97%) Manual Testing
10 11 (17.74%) Spring
10 11 (17.74%) SOAP
11 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
11 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
11 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
11 9 (14.52%) C#
11 9 (14.52%) J2EE
12 8 (12.90%) HTML
12 8 (12.90%) PHP
12 8 (12.90%) Apache
12 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
12 8 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (11.29%) SoapUI

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (12.90%) Apache
1 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.84%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) OLAP
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Selenium
2 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
2 7 (11.29%) SoapUI
3 6 (9.68%) LoadRunner
3 6 (9.68%) NUnit
4 5 (8.06%) Subversion
4 5 (8.06%) JUnit
4 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.45%) Ant
5 4 (6.45%) Maven
6 3 (4.84%) Mockito
7 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.61%) StarTeam
8 1 (1.61%) JIRA
8 1 (1.61%) MSTest
8 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) QA Engineer
2 18 (29.03%) Test Engineer
3 17 (27.42%) Analyst
4 16 (25.81%) Tester
5 15 (24.19%) Test Analyst
6 13 (20.97%) Developer
7 10 (16.13%) Consultant
7 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
7 10 (16.13%) QA Consultant
8 8 (12.90%) QA Analyst
9 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
10 5 (8.06%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (8.06%) Java Consultant
11 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) Junior
11 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
12 3 (4.84%) Graduate
12 3 (4.84%) Junior Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) Web Services
2 11 (17.74%) SOAP
2 11 (17.74%) Spring
3 9 (14.52%) J2EE
4 8 (12.90%) HTML
5 7 (11.29%) CSS
5 7 (11.29%) Hibernate
6 6 (9.68%) Spring MVC
6 6 (9.68%) REST
7 5 (8.06%) jQuery
7 5 (8.06%) Ajax
8 4 (6.45%) JSP
8 4 (6.45%) Servlets
8 4 (6.45%) .NET
8 4 (6.45%) JSON
9 3 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.84%) XML
10 2 (3.23%) Java EE
10 2 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Open Source
4 2 (3.23%) iPad
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) GIS
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Test Scripting
3 22 (35.48%) TDD
4 20 (32.26%) Unit Testing
5 17 (27.42%) Integration Testing
5 17 (27.42%) Compatibility Testing
5 17 (27.42%) Waterfall
5 17 (27.42%) Regression Testing
6 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
6 13 (20.97%) Manual Testing
7 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (11.29%) MVC
9 7 (11.29%) Test Strategy
10 6 (9.68%) Automation Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.06%) Line Management
11 5 (8.06%) ETL
11 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) Java
2 9 (14.52%) C#
3 8 (12.90%) PHP
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) C++
5 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.84%) ABAP
6 3 (4.84%) HQL
7 2 (3.23%) C
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.61%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.61%) OCMJD
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) APMP
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.45%) Endeca
3 4 (6.45%) hybris
4 3 (4.84%) Tableau
5 2 (3.23%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) Apple
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.23%) Cognos
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.61%) Sun
6 1 (1.61%) HP
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 6 days ago