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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 73 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 42 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.27% 3.10% 3.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.43% 20.56% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 39
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
138 180 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.75% 15.08% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 126 158 132
Median salary £47,500 £44,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.14% +14.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £26,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -12 7 £57,500 -2.12%
Haywards Heath - 4 £42,500 - 1
Gatwick -2 3 £37,500 -
Crawley -11 3 £37,500 +50.00%
East Grinstead - 3 £44,000 -
Horsham -9 1 £20,500 -18.00%
Chichester - 1 £45,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 81 (76.42%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.28%) TDD
3 44 (41.51%) Java
4 37 (34.91%) Functional Testing
5 34 (32.08%) Unit Testing
5 34 (32.08%) Web Services
6 33 (31.13%) REST
7 32 (30.19%) Regression Testing
8 31 (29.25%) Integration Testing
9 30 (28.30%) System Integration Testing
10 29 (27.36%) Selenium
11 28 (26.42%) SDLC
12 25 (23.58%) Finance
13 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
13 24 (22.64%) Waterfall
14 23 (21.70%) Oracle
14 23 (21.70%) JUnit
14 23 (21.70%) SOAP
15 21 (19.81%) Spring
15 21 (19.81%) C#
15 21 (19.81%) RAD
15 21 (19.81%) Cucumber
15 21 (19.81%) Domain-Driven Design
15 21 (19.81%) Groovy
15 21 (19.81%) User Experience
16 20 (18.87%) Umbraco
16 20 (18.87%) Manual Testing
16 20 (18.87%) ISTQB
16 20 (18.87%) HTML
16 20 (18.87%) Automated Testing

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 20 (18.87%) CMS
1 20 (18.87%) Umbraco
2 17 (16.04%) IIS
3 13 (12.26%) CICS
4 5 (4.72%) Confluence
5 4 (3.77%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) MailChimp
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Extranet
1 2 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Firewall
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.83%) DB2
3 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.89%) GIS
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (27.36%) Selenium
2 23 (21.70%) JUnit
3 21 (19.81%) Cucumber
4 18 (16.98%) Jenkins
5 17 (16.04%) Maven
6 15 (14.15%) WebDriver
7 14 (13.21%) JMeter
8 13 (12.26%) Gradle
9 12 (11.32%) SoapUI
10 11 (10.38%) TeamCity
11 10 (9.43%) Hamcrest
11 10 (9.43%) jMock
11 10 (9.43%) Mockito
12 8 (7.55%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (6.60%) Hudson
14 6 (5.66%) Ant
14 6 (5.66%) JIRA
15 3 (2.83%) LoadRunner
16 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
16 1 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Back Office
3 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.89%) Law
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Developer
2 34 (32.08%) QA Engineer
3 27 (25.47%) Tester
4 22 (20.75%) QA Tester
5 19 (17.92%) Test Engineer
6 17 (16.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (16.04%) Java Engineer
7 14 (13.21%) Systems Tester
8 13 (12.26%) QA Test Engineer
9 11 (10.38%) Analyst
10 10 (9.43%) C# Developer
11 9 (8.49%) Test Analyst
12 8 (7.55%) Java Developer
12 8 (7.55%) QA Analyst
13 7 (6.60%) Web Developer
14 6 (5.66%) Agile Tester
14 6 (5.66%) C# Web Developer
14 6 (5.66%) CICS Engineer
14 6 (5.66%) QA Test Analyst
15 5 (4.72%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (32.08%) Web Services
2 33 (31.13%) REST
3 23 (21.70%) SOAP
4 21 (19.81%) Spring
5 20 (18.87%) HTML
6 19 (17.92%) CSS
6 19 (17.92%) RESTful
7 18 (16.98%) HTML5
8 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
8 17 (16.04%) Ember.js
8 17 (16.04%) Handlebars
8 17 (16.04%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (16.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (14.15%) .NET
10 12 (11.32%) jQuery
11 11 (10.38%) JAX-RS
11 11 (10.38%) JSP
11 11 (10.38%) MyBatis
11 11 (10.38%) Struts
12 10 (9.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) User Experience
2 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.21%) Mainframe
4 13 (12.26%) VSAM
5 5 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.83%) Statistics
8 2 (1.89%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.89%) Social Media
9 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Unix
2 1 (0.94%) Android
2 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.94%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Windows
2 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (76.42%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.28%) TDD
3 37 (34.91%) Functional Testing
4 34 (32.08%) Unit Testing
5 32 (30.19%) Regression Testing
6 31 (29.25%) Integration Testing
7 30 (28.30%) System Integration Testing
8 28 (26.42%) SDLC
9 24 (22.64%) Waterfall
10 21 (19.81%) Domain-Driven Design
10 21 (19.81%) RAD
11 20 (18.87%) Automated Testing
11 20 (18.87%) Manual Testing
12 17 (16.04%) Business Analysis
12 17 (16.04%) Compatibility Testing
12 17 (16.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (16.04%) Data Modelling
12 17 (16.04%) Wireframes
13 16 (15.09%) Front End Development
14 15 (14.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.51%) Java
2 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.81%) C#
3 21 (19.81%) Groovy
4 19 (17.92%) SQL
5 13 (12.26%) COBOL
5 13 (12.26%) JCL
6 4 (3.77%) PHP
7 2 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) ISTQB
2 18 (16.98%) ISEB
3 16 (15.09%) Degree
4 2 (1.89%) CITP
4 2 (1.89%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) COSO
1 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.89%) ISO22301
1 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.94%) GAMP
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (17.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.94%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 23 (21.70%) Oracle
2 19 (17.92%) HP
3 17 (16.04%) Twitter
4 10 (9.43%) CA
5 6 (5.66%) Rally
6 5 (4.72%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.83%) Pega
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.94%) SAP
Haywards Heath, Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
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