Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 79 63
Rank change year-on-year -13 -16 +41
Permanent jobs citing QA 63 78 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.02% 3.23% 4.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.58% 26.90% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 51 77 123
West Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -2.44% -6.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 West Sussex with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 213 290 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.22% 12.02% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 187 268 255
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £29,600 £28,425 £28,150
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £60,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for QA 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 in West Sussex.

Salary trend for QA in West Sussex

QA
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 15 £75,000 -
Worthing -18 11 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Crawley +3 10 £55,000 +57.14%
Gatwick +17 9 £57,000 +20.00%
Burgess Hill -10 4 - -
Haywards Heath -3 1 £35,000 -17.65% 1
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) .NET
3 21 (33.33%) C#
3 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 12 (19.05%) MVC
6 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (19.05%) API Development
7 11 (17.46%) Web Services
7 11 (17.46%) Linux
7 11 (17.46%) Degree
8 9 (14.29%) Selenium
8 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
9 8 (12.70%) SDLC
10 7 (11.11%) Java
10 7 (11.11%) Scrum
10 7 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.52%) Puppet
11 6 (9.52%) SoapUI
11 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (9.52%) CentOS
11 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

QA
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 2 (3.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Selenium
2 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.94%) GoCD
5 4 (6.35%) JIRA
6 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.17%) NUnit
7 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.35%) Billing
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Development Manager
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Software Development Manager
2 13 (20.63%) Software Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Tester
4 7 (11.11%) Head of Development
4 7 (11.11%) Head of Software Development
4 7 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) QA Tester
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Lead Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Manual Tester
6 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Software Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Software Tester
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) .NET
2 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (17.46%) Web Services
5 5 (7.94%) MCollective
5 5 (7.94%) Sensu
6 4 (6.35%) jQuery
6 4 (6.35%) RESTful
7 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) CentOS
2 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 12 (19.05%) API Development
3 12 (19.05%) MVC
4 9 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.70%) SDLC
6 7 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
7 6 (9.52%) Change Management
7 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.52%) DevOps
7 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (7.94%) Functional Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 5 (7.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) C#
2 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.11%) Java
4 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.94%) Python
4 5 (7.94%) Ruby
5 3 (4.76%) SQL
6 2 (3.17%) Groovy
6 2 (3.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.35%) CISA
3 4 (6.35%) CISM
3 4 (6.35%) CISSP
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
1 4 (6.35%) PMO
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Ansible
1 6 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.52%) Puppet
2 5 (7.94%) Nagios
3 1 (1.59%) Salt
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Sun
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat