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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 72 70 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -41
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 22 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.15% 1.98% 6.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.80% 22.92% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 81
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +32.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £57,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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
133 96 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.43% 8.66% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 113 83 150
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £56,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +10 13 £45,000 -59.09% 1
Horsham - 3 £50,000 - 1
Worthing -2 2 £23,500 -58.40%
Burgess Hill - 2 £30,000 -
East Grinstead -3 1 £42,500 -26.08%
Haywards Heath - 1 £35,000 - 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 22 (37.93%) Finance
3 13 (22.41%) Advertising
3 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (22.41%) Test Planning
3 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (20.69%) Test Strategy
4 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
5 11 (18.97%) .NET
5 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
6 10 (17.24%) Web Development
6 10 (17.24%) PHP
7 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
7 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
7 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (15.52%) Selenium
8 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
8 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Project Management
8 8 (13.79%) Scrum
9 7 (12.07%) MVC
9 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
9 7 (12.07%) SOAP
9 7 (12.07%) OO
9 7 (12.07%) HTML
9 7 (12.07%) XHTML
9 7 (12.07%) OOD
9 7 (12.07%) ColdFusion

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (12.07%) ColdFusion
2 4 (6.90%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Lync
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Project
3 3 (5.17%) MS Office
4 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) ISDN
1 1 (1.72%) PBX
1 1 (1.72%) PSTN
1 1 (1.72%) VoIP
1 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.72%) SAN
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) MPLS
1 1 (1.72%) DPNSS
1 1 (1.72%) RTP
1 1 (1.72%) VPLS
1 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.72%) Softswitch
1 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.17%) QlikView
3 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (1.72%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Selenium
2 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.17%) PHPUnit
2 3 (5.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.72%) NUnit
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Advertising
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Test Manager
4 10 (17.24%) Tester
5 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) QA Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) QA Tester
5 7 (12.07%) QA Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Web Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Web Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Business Manager
8 3 (5.17%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.07%) SOAP
3 7 (12.07%) XHTML
3 7 (12.07%) HTML
4 5 (8.62%) REST
4 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.62%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) CSS
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (5.17%) HTML5
6 3 (5.17%) Symfony
7 2 (3.45%) jQuery
8 1 (1.72%) WCF
8 1 (1.72%) Ajax
8 1 (1.72%) J2EE
8 1 (1.72%) XML
8 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) PMI
2 3 (5.17%) Open Source
3 2 (3.45%) Informatics
3 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (22.41%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (22.41%) Test Planning
2 12 (20.69%) Test Strategy
3 10 (17.24%) Web Development
4 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.79%) Project Management
5 8 (13.79%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
5 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Coaching
6 7 (12.07%) MVC
6 7 (12.07%) OOD
6 7 (12.07%) OO
7 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 10 (17.24%) PHP
3 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) C#
5 4 (6.90%) Java
6 3 (5.17%) VB
6 3 (5.17%) ABAP
7 2 (3.45%) VB6
7 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
1 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.45%) HNC
2 2 (3.45%) HND
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) APMP
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.90%) Facebook
1 4 (6.90%) Twitter
2 3 (5.17%) Tableau
3 2 (3.45%) webMethods
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Neolane
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) Zend
4 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.72%) Acme Packet
4 1 (1.72%) Sonus
4 1 (1.72%) BroadSoft
4 1 (1.72%) HP
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Capita ITPS
Salary: £22000 per annum + OTE £32,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days leave
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago