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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 59 46 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +36
Permanent jobs citing QA 43 83 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.57% 5.89% 1.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.59% 58.04% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 42 70 18
Median salary £37,750 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.92% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £52,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
128 143 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.61% 10.16% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 123 116 93
Median salary £47,500 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £52,250
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +10 15 £35,000 +7.69%
Worthing 0 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Burgess Hill -4 4 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Gatwick - 4 £47,500 -
Haywards Heath +9 2 £33,750 -10.00%
Chichester +2 2 £50,000 +108.33%
East Grinstead +2 2 £43,250 -3.88%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 58 (68.24%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.88%) TDD
3 37 (43.53%) Java
3 37 (43.53%) Selenium
4 27 (31.76%) Finance
5 26 (30.59%) Integration Testing
6 25 (29.41%) SoapUI
6 25 (29.41%) REST
7 24 (28.24%) Functional Testing
8 23 (27.06%) Unit Testing
8 23 (27.06%) Regression Testing
8 23 (27.06%) C#
9 22 (25.88%) Web Services
10 20 (23.53%) Cucumber
10 20 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
11 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
11 19 (22.35%) JMeter
11 19 (22.35%) Java EE
12 18 (21.18%) Maven
13 17 (20.00%) JUnit
13 17 (20.00%) ISTQB
13 17 (20.00%) WebDriver
14 16 (18.82%) BDD
14 16 (18.82%) Domain-Driven Design
14 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
14 16 (18.82%) Groovy
14 16 (18.82%) SDLC
14 16 (18.82%) Spring
14 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
14 16 (18.82%) ISEB

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 13 (15.29%) IIS
2 8 (9.41%) CICS
3 6 (7.06%) Confluence
4 3 (3.53%) CMS
4 3 (3.53%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) Primavera
2 1 (1.18%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) MailChimp
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (43.53%) Selenium
2 25 (29.41%) SoapUI
3 20 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
4 19 (22.35%) JMeter
5 18 (21.18%) Maven
6 17 (20.00%) JUnit
6 17 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 15 (17.65%) jMock
8 12 (14.12%) Gradle
8 12 (14.12%) Hudson
9 11 (12.94%) Ant
10 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
11 6 (7.06%) JIRA
12 5 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (4.71%) Spock
14 3 (3.53%) LoadRunner
15 1 (1.18%) NUnit
15 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Marketing
3 7 (8.24%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.71%) Back Office
5 2 (2.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) QA Engineer
2 20 (23.53%) Java Engineer
2 20 (23.53%) Tester
3 18 (21.18%) Analyst
3 18 (21.18%) Test Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Developer
4 10 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) QA Tester
6 7 (8.24%) QA Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Automation Tester
7 6 (7.06%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) DOORS Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Requirements Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Software QA Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.41%) REST
2 22 (25.88%) Web Services
3 19 (22.35%) Java EE
4 16 (18.82%) Spring
5 15 (17.65%) Ajax
5 15 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 14 (16.47%) JMS
6 14 (16.47%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (14.12%) .NET
7 12 (14.12%) HTML
8 10 (11.76%) SOAP
9 6 (7.06%) RESTful
10 5 (5.88%) J2EE
10 5 (5.88%) OAuth
11 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.53%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.53%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.59%) Mainframe
2 9 (10.59%) Social Network
3 8 (9.41%) VSAM
4 7 (8.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.88%) User Experience
6 3 (3.53%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.35%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (2.35%) Social Media
8 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (68.24%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.88%) TDD
3 26 (30.59%) Integration Testing
4 24 (28.24%) Functional Testing
5 23 (27.06%) Regression Testing
5 23 (27.06%) Unit Testing
6 20 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
7 16 (18.82%) BDD
7 16 (18.82%) Domain-Driven Design
7 16 (18.82%) SDLC
7 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (15.29%) Waterfall
9 12 (14.12%) Compatibility Testing
10 9 (10.59%) RAD
10 9 (10.59%) Web Testing
11 8 (9.41%) Performance Testing
12 7 (8.24%) Manual Testing
13 6 (7.06%) Automation Testing
13 6 (7.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.53%) Java
2 23 (27.06%) C#
3 16 (18.82%) Groovy
3 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.94%) SQL
5 8 (9.41%) COBOL
5 8 (9.41%) JCL
6 2 (2.35%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 16 (18.82%) ISEB
3 15 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) HP
3 6 (7.06%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.06%) Rally
4 5 (5.88%) CA
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
Shoreham-By-Sea
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago