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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 66 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 48 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.63% 3.66% 1.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.53% 37.90% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 20
Median salary £38,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £55,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
139 124 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.50% 9.66% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 133 112 92
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Crawley -2 16 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Burgess Hill -10 5 £60,000 +64.38%
Gatwick - 5 £47,500 -
Haywards Heath +10 4 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Worthing - 3 £40,000 - 1
East Grinstead -5 2 £43,250 -3.88%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 74 (76.29%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (49.48%) TDD
3 41 (42.27%) Java
4 37 (38.14%) Selenium
5 33 (34.02%) Integration Testing
6 30 (30.93%) Unit Testing
6 30 (30.93%) Functional Testing
6 30 (30.93%) Regression Testing
7 29 (29.90%) REST
8 28 (28.87%) Finance
9 27 (27.84%) System Integration Testing
10 26 (26.80%) Web Services
11 25 (25.77%) C#
11 25 (25.77%) SoapUI
12 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
13 22 (22.68%) Cucumber
13 22 (22.68%) SDLC
14 20 (20.62%) ISTQB
15 19 (19.59%) Java EE
15 19 (19.59%) JMeter
15 19 (19.59%) JUnit
15 19 (19.59%) HTML
15 19 (19.59%) Jenkins
15 19 (19.59%) Waterfall
16 18 (18.56%) Domain-Driven Design
16 18 (18.56%) Groovy
16 18 (18.56%) ISEB
16 18 (18.56%) Spring
16 18 (18.56%) Maven
17 17 (17.53%) IIS

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 (17.53%) IIS
2 13 (13.40%) CICS
3 10 (10.31%) CMS
3 10 (10.31%) Umbraco
4 6 (6.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.03%) Primavera
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) MailChimp
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (3.09%) DB2
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (38.14%) Selenium
2 25 (25.77%) SoapUI
3 22 (22.68%) Cucumber
4 19 (19.59%) Jenkins
4 19 (19.59%) JMeter
4 19 (19.59%) JUnit
5 18 (18.56%) Maven
6 17 (17.53%) WebDriver
7 15 (15.46%) jMock
8 12 (12.37%) Gradle
8 12 (12.37%) Hudson
9 11 (11.34%) Ant
10 9 (9.28%) TeamCity
11 6 (6.19%) JIRA
11 6 (6.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (5.15%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (4.12%) Spock
14 3 (3.09%) LoadRunner
15 2 (2.06%) Hamcrest
15 2 (2.06%) Mockito
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Marketing
3 7 (7.22%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.19%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) QA Engineer
2 23 (23.71%) Tester
3 22 (22.68%) Java Engineer
4 21 (21.65%) Developer
4 21 (21.65%) Test Engineer
5 14 (14.43%) Analyst
6 13 (13.40%) QA Test Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) QA Tester
8 7 (7.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.19%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.19%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.19%) CICS Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) QA Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Systems Tester
9 6 (6.19%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) DOORS Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Requirements Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.90%) REST
2 26 (26.80%) Web Services
3 19 (19.59%) HTML
3 19 (19.59%) Java EE
4 18 (18.56%) Spring
5 15 (15.46%) Ajax
5 15 (15.46%) Hibernate
6 14 (14.43%) JMS
6 14 (14.43%) SOAP
6 14 (14.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (11.34%) .NET
8 10 (10.31%) RESTful
9 9 (9.28%) CSS
10 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.22%) Ember.js
10 7 (7.22%) Handlebars
10 7 (7.22%) HTML5
10 7 (7.22%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (7.22%) OAuth
10 7 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Mainframe
2 13 (13.40%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.40%) VSAM
3 12 (12.37%) User Experience
4 9 (9.28%) Social Network
5 7 (7.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.06%) Social Media
8 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (76.29%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (49.48%) TDD
3 33 (34.02%) Integration Testing
4 30 (30.93%) Functional Testing
4 30 (30.93%) Regression Testing
4 30 (30.93%) Unit Testing
5 27 (27.84%) System Integration Testing
6 22 (22.68%) SDLC
7 19 (19.59%) Waterfall
8 18 (18.56%) Domain-Driven Design
9 16 (16.49%) BDD
9 16 (16.49%) RAD
9 16 (16.49%) Test Automation
10 14 (14.43%) Compatibility Testing
11 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (11.34%) Manual Testing
13 10 (10.31%) Automated Testing
13 10 (10.31%) User Stories
14 9 (9.28%) Performance Testing
14 9 (9.28%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.27%) Java
2 25 (25.77%) C#
3 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.56%) Groovy
5 13 (13.40%) COBOL
5 13 (13.40%) JCL
5 13 (13.40%) SQL
6 2 (2.06%) Python
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) ISTQB
2 18 (18.56%) ISEB
3 16 (16.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) HP
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle
3 7 (7.22%) CA
3 7 (7.22%) Twitter
4 6 (6.19%) Atlassian
4 6 (6.19%) Rally
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.03%) Pega
5 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago