Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Horsham with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Sussex > Horsham
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +47
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Horsham 8.05% 4.98% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 87.50% 57.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 0
Horsham median annual salary £55,000 £75,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% - -
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +46.67% -8.54%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Horsham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Horsham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 32 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Horsham 9.20% 8.64% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 4
Horsham median annual salary £55,000 £75,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% +203.03% -23.85%
10th Percentile £42,350 £32,250 £17,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £42,475
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +12.94%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Horsham

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Horsham.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Horsham

QA
Salary Trend in Horsham

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

Salary trend for QA in Horsham

QA
Salary Histogram in Horsham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Horsham over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Horsham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Horsham region with a requirement for QA.

1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) ISEB
2 14 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (32.14%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) .NET
4 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) XML
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) CRM
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) MVC
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) Local Government
6 4 (14.29%) JIRA
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.29%) Confluence
6 4 (14.29%) APMP
6 4 (14.29%) Waterfall

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Horsham 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 4 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 14 (50.00%) QA Test Manager
1 14 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 14 (50.00%) Software QA Manager
1 14 (50.00%) Software Test Manager
1 14 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) Product Delivery Manager
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (3.57%) VB Programmer
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Programmer
3 1 (3.57%) VB6 Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) API Development
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 4 (14.29%) ERP
4 4 (14.29%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) User Stories
4 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Presales
5 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) ISEB
1 14 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) APMP
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle