Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worthing 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Sussex > Worthing
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 33 33
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 4.00% 3.96% 4.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.15% 45.00% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 10
Worthing median annual salary £42,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +66.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £57,500 £47,500
West Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -2.44% -8.89%

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 Worthing with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Worthing
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 26 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 8.67% 8.81% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 18
Worthing median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +25.93% +3.85%
10th Percentile £24,125 £34,125 £27,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £48,825
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% +12.00%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Worthing

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Salary Trend in Worthing

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

Salary trend for QA in Worthing

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Salary Histogram in Worthing

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Worthing over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Worthing

For the 6 months to 18 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 Worthing region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Scala
6 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) User Experience
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) API Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) Groovy
6 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Tester
3 6 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (41.67%) Manual Tester
5 4 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (33.33%) Lead Tester
5 4 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (33.33%) QA Leader
5 4 (33.33%) QA Manual Tester
5 4 (33.33%) Software Analyst
5 4 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (33.33%) Software Tester
6 2 (16.67%) Designer
6 2 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) API Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Groovy
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft