The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 76 71
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Permanent jobs citing QA 33 38 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.03% 2.93% 3.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.04% 25.00% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 38
Median salary £51,250 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.12% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £52,500
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 West Sussex with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 103 152 191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 9.47% 11.74% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 91 137 163
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £31,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £62,700
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

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Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for QA in West Sussex

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Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in West Sussex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in West Sussex

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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 22 June 2017. 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 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 +7 5 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Gatwick +3 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Horsham 0 2 £35,250 +71.95% 1
Haywards Heath -1 2 £47,500 +72.72%
Worthing - 2 £57,500 - 1
East Grinstead +8 1 £85,000 +93.18%
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 38 (52.05%) Test Automation
2 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
4 24 (32.88%) SQL
5 22 (30.14%) Software Testing
6 21 (28.77%) Scrum
7 20 (27.40%) Selenium
8 16 (21.92%) ETL
9 15 (20.55%) C#
9 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
11 13 (17.81%) Finance
12 12 (16.44%) Visual Studio
12 12 (16.44%) SDET
13 11 (15.07%) Campaign Management
13 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Project
13 11 (15.07%) Python
13 11 (15.07%) Data Mining
14 10 (13.70%) ISEB
15 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (12.33%) .NET
15 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (12.33%) Time Management
15 9 (12.33%) Regression Testing
15 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (10.96%) ISTQB
16 8 (10.96%) Marketing
16 8 (10.96%) HTML
16 8 (10.96%) Java
16 8 (10.96%) Web Services

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Co-occurring 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 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Extranet
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
1 4 (5.48%) Wireless
2 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Data Mining
2 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.59%) MySQL
4 4 (5.48%) Star Schema
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Selenium
2 12 (16.44%) Visual Studio
3 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.59%) WebDriver
5 6 (8.22%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.22%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.74%) JIRA
6 2 (2.74%) NUnit
7 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.37%) GoCD
7 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.37%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Automotive
4 1 (1.37%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Analyst
2 21 (28.77%) Tester
3 18 (24.66%) Project Manager
4 17 (23.29%) Test Analyst
5 14 (19.18%) Test Engineer
6 12 (16.44%) Automation Tester
7 11 (15.07%) Automation Test Analyst
7 11 (15.07%) Digital Project Manager
7 11 (15.07%) Technical Manager
7 11 (15.07%) Technical Project Manager
8 8 (10.96%) Developer
8 8 (10.96%) QA Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) QA Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) QA Test Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) Software Tester
9 7 (9.59%) Development Manager
9 7 (9.59%) QA Test Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) Software Project Manager
10 6 (8.22%) Development Project Manager
10 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.74%) CSS
3 2 (2.74%) JDBC
4 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.37%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.37%) jQuery
4 1 (1.37%) LINQ
4 1 (1.37%) MCollective
4 1 (1.37%) Sensu
4 1 (1.37%) SOAP
4 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.85%) Social Network
4 4 (5.48%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) CentOS
3 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) Test Automation
2 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.14%) Software Testing
4 21 (28.77%) Scrum
5 16 (21.92%) ETL
6 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
7 12 (16.44%) SDET
8 11 (15.07%) Campaign Management
9 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.33%) Regression Testing
9 9 (12.33%) Time Management
10 7 (9.59%) Software Delivery
11 6 (8.22%) OO
11 6 (8.22%) OOP
11 6 (8.22%) Project Management
11 6 (8.22%) SDLC
12 5 (6.85%) Matrix Management
12 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.48%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) C#
3 11 (15.07%) Python
4 8 (10.96%) Java
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) ISEB
2 8 (10.96%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.59%) Degree
4 6 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.74%) HNC
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.74%) ISO 22301
1 2 (2.74%) ISO 9000
1 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Ansible
1 1 (1.37%) Nagios
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe
2 1 (1.37%) Informatica
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
2 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
West Sussex
Explore Group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £45k
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Assystem Group Uk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Very competitive DoE plus car +++
Posted: 6 days ago