The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worthing region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 2.86% 1.37% 4.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 25.00% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £28,000 £56,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.44% +41.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £56,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £56,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
QA
West Sussex

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 Worthing region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Worthing
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 7.62% 5.48% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 13
Average salary £32,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.28% +8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Worthing region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

QA
Salary Trend in Worthing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Worthing region.

QA Salary Trend in Worthing

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worthing 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 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worthing 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) 3PAR