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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 21 46 29
Rank change year-on-year +25 -17 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 125 66 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.09% 5.45% 7.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.99% 30.56% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 66 43 82
10th Percentile £38,375 £43,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,938 £45,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -16.67% +33.33%
75th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £78,125 £93,000 £82,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +8.42%

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 329 216 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.93% 17.82% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 154 122 176
10th Percentile £31,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £65,469 £60,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £83,525 £79,750 £76,875
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.52%

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in West Sussex

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Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing QA in West Sussex.

Salary trend for QA in West Sussex

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Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing QA in West Sussex over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

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 6 months to 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Worthing +31 43 £57,500 -31.75% 5
Horsham +10 43 £45,000 -10.00%
Gatwick - 11 £62,500 -
Crawley -3 10 £45,000 -23.40% 2
Chichester +12 5 £55,000 +46.67%
Haywards Heath +5 5 £50,000 -4.76%
East Grinstead - 4 - -
Burgess Hill +2 3 £120,000 -
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South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 65 (52.00%) Social Skills
2 62 (49.60%) Degree
3 61 (48.80%) C#
4 47 (37.60%) .NET
5 45 (36.00%) Mentoring
6 44 (35.20%) Software Engineering
7 40 (32.00%) MVC
8 39 (31.20%) Computer Science
9 34 (27.20%) Virtual Team
10 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
11 32 (25.60%) Agile
12 31 (24.80%) HTML
13 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET
13 30 (24.00%) CSS
14 29 (23.20%) Finance
15 28 (22.40%) .NET Framework
15 28 (22.40%) Computer Science Degree
15 28 (22.40%) Customer Requirements
16 27 (21.60%) SQL
17 26 (20.80%) Project Management
17 26 (20.80%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (20.00%) Management Information System
19 24 (19.20%) Information Management
19 24 (19.20%) Mathematics
19 24 (19.20%) Clean Code
20 22 (17.60%) ANSYS
20 22 (17.60%) Bloomberg
21 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
21 19 (15.20%) Test Automation
22 18 (14.40%) Coaching

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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 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (0.80%) CMS
1 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.80%) InDesign
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 3 (2.40%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Power Platform
2 4 (3.20%) AWS
2 4 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (3.20%) Azure
2 4 (3.20%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (3.20%) Rubrik
2 4 (3.20%) Serverless
3 3 (2.40%) SaaS
3 3 (2.40%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.60%) GitHub
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.80%) Figma
5 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Firewall
1 5 (4.00%) Network Security
2 4 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) MySQL
2 5 (4.00%) Power BI
3 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) TeamCity
2 15 (12.00%) Selenium
3 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.60%) JIRA
5 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.60%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.80%) Postman
General
1 65 (52.00%) Social Skills
2 29 (23.20%) Finance
3 12 (9.60%) Marketing
4 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.20%) Advertising
5 4 (3.20%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.40%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.60%) Publishing
7 2 (1.60%) Retail
8 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.80%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (17.60%) Software Engineer
2 17 (13.60%) Analyst
2 17 (13.60%) Project Manager
3 16 (12.80%) Developer
3 16 (12.80%) IT Manager
4 15 (12.00%) IT Project Manager
4 15 (12.00%) Senior IT Manager
4 15 (12.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 15 (12.00%) Senior Manager
4 15 (12.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 12 (9.60%) C# Software Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.40%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Tester
8 7 (5.60%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.60%) .NET
2 31 (24.80%) HTML
3 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (24.00%) CSS
4 28 (22.40%) .NET Framework
5 26 (20.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (12.80%) LINQ
7 10 (8.00%) WPF
8 6 (4.80%) Entity Framework
9 5 (4.00%) Web Services
9 5 (4.00%) XML
10 4 (3.20%) .NET Core
10 4 (3.20%) J2EE
10 4 (3.20%) Lambda Expressions
11 3 (2.40%) Ajax
12 2 (1.60%) CSS3
12 2 (1.60%) JSON
12 2 (1.60%) Node.js
12 2 (1.60%) REST
12 2 (1.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.20%) Virtual Team
2 25 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.20%) User Experience
4 4 (3.20%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (3.20%) CMDB
4 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.20%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (2.40%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.60%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 2 (1.60%) IoT
6 2 (1.60%) SCADA
6 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.80%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.80%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.80%) Life Science
7 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.80%) Windows
2 8 (6.40%) Linux
2 8 (6.40%) Unix
3 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.20%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.00%) Mentoring
2 44 (35.20%) Software Engineering
3 40 (32.00%) MVC
4 39 (31.20%) Computer Science
5 32 (25.60%) Agile
6 28 (22.40%) Customer Requirements
7 26 (20.80%) Project Management
8 24 (19.20%) Clean Code
8 24 (19.20%) Information Management
8 24 (19.20%) Mathematics
9 19 (15.20%) Test Automation
10 18 (14.40%) Coaching
11 16 (12.80%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 16 (12.80%) Manual Testing
12 15 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
12 15 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (12.00%) Dependency Management
12 15 (12.00%) ITIL
12 15 (12.00%) Matrix Management
12 15 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.80%) C#
2 27 (21.60%) SQL
3 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.60%) Java
5 5 (4.00%) PHP
6 4 (3.20%) C++
7 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.40%) VB
7 3 (2.40%) VB6
8 2 (1.60%) Go
8 2 (1.60%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.60%) Python
8 2 (1.60%) Ruby
8 2 (1.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (49.60%) Degree
2 28 (22.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (12.00%) PMI Certification
3 15 (12.00%) PMP
3 15 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (11.20%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.00%) CISSP
6 4 (3.20%) ISEB
6 4 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.20%) MCSE
6 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) PMO
2 5 (4.00%) GDPR
2 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (3.20%) Accessibility
3 4 (3.20%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.80%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Avamar
1 4 (3.20%) vRealize
2 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) ANSYS
1 22 (17.60%) Bloomberg
2 8 (6.40%) Oracle
2 8 (6.40%) VMware
3 6 (4.80%) Cadence
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.20%) Cisco
4 4 (3.20%) EMC
4 4 (3.20%) IBM
4 4 (3.20%) Isilon
4 4 (3.20%) Planview
5 3 (2.40%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.40%) SAP
5 3 (2.40%) Workday
6 2 (1.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.80%) Ensighten
7 1 (0.80%) Google
7 1 (0.80%) Remedy
7 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow