The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 3.03% 1.83% 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.75% 12.50% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 16 24 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 16.16% 14.63% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 9
Median salary £38,000 £52,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +22.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £23,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Gatwick

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Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for QA in Gatwick

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Salary Histogram in Gatwick

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Gatwick over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) SDET
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) QMS
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 22301
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 14001
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) HNC
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) Informatica
5 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (10.00%) Nagios
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Database Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Social Network
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) GoCD
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MCollective
1 1 (10.00%) Sensu
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) SDET
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) QMS
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Database Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 22301
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Informatica