The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 73 79 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -55
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 24 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.57% 1.91% 7.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.36% 25.53% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 43
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
129 94 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.76% 7.48% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 115 74 109
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +16 11 £32,500 -50.00% 1
Horsham 0 11 £65,000 +20.93%
Worthing - 5 £35,000 -
East Grinstead -1 2 £62,500 +38.88%
Haywards Heath - 2 £52,500 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 20 (31.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (30.16%) Advertising
3 19 (30.16%) Test Strategy
4 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
6 11 (17.46%) Selenium
7 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (15.87%) .NET
8 9 (14.29%) Banking
8 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Web Development
9 8 (12.70%) PHP
10 7 (11.11%) ColdFusion
11 6 (9.52%) Demand Management
11 6 (9.52%) Project Management
12 5 (7.94%) TestDirector
12 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
12 5 (7.94%) SOAP
12 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.94%) Scrum
13 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
13 4 (6.35%) Manual Testing
13 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
13 4 (6.35%) Web Services
13 4 (6.35%) C#
13 4 (6.35%) MS Project

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (11.11%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Project
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) QlikView
4 1 (1.59%) OLAP
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Selenium
2 5 (7.94%) TestDirector
3 3 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.76%) NUnit
4 2 (3.17%) QADirector
4 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) JIRA
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) Advertising
3 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Test Manager
2 14 (22.22%) Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Test Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Tester
5 7 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 7 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Web Tester
5 7 (11.11%) Web Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Junior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.76%) QA Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Junior
7 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Developer
7 3 (4.76%) QA Test Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) SOAP
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.17%) jQuery
5 2 (3.17%) XHTML
5 2 (3.17%) CSS
5 2 (3.17%) HTML
5 2 (3.17%) REST
6 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.59%) HTML5
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.59%) Symfony
6 1 (1.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) PMI
2 1 (1.59%) Open Source
2 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.59%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (30.16%) Test Strategy
3 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 8 (12.70%) Web Development
7 6 (9.52%) Demand Management
7 6 (9.52%) Project Management
8 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) Scrum
9 4 (6.35%) Manual Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.76%) B2B
10 3 (4.76%) SOA
10 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.76%) EAI
10 3 (4.76%) Web Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) PHP
3 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) C#
5 3 (4.76%) VB
5 3 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (3.17%) VB6
6 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
1 4 (6.35%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.59%) HNC
3 1 (1.59%) HND
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) webMethods
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Facebook
3 1 (1.59%) Twitter
3 1 (1.59%) HP
3 1 (1.59%) Zend
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