Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Sussex > Worthing
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 55 31
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 38 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 8.41% 3.77% 3.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.00% 44.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 9
Worthing median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -22.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £51,500 £65,000 £57,500
West Sussex median annual salary £46,250 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.91% +37.50% -2.44%

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 100 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 22.12% 8.56% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 88 25 15
Worthing median annual salary £51,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -8.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £37,625 £23,150 £34,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.76% +12.35%

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

QA
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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Worthing

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Worthing region with a requirement for QA.

1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) User Experience
3 25 (65.79%) SQL
4 20 (52.63%) C#
4 20 (52.63%) Finance
4 20 (52.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 20 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 19 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 19 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 19 (50.00%) JIRA
5 19 (50.00%) Selenium
5 19 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 19 (50.00%) Stress Testing
5 19 (50.00%) Kanban
5 19 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 19 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 19 (50.00%) Confluence
5 19 (50.00%) Scrum
5 19 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 19 (50.00%) HP
5 19 (50.00%) HP UFT
6 12 (31.58%) Business Analysis
7 8 (21.05%) Degree
7 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (21.05%) Project Management
8 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (18.42%) PMI
8 7 (18.42%) PMI Certification

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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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 19 (50.00%) JIRA
1 19 (50.00%) Selenium
1 19 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Analyst
2 26 (68.42%) Senior Analyst
3 19 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 19 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 19 (50.00%) QA Automation Analyst
3 19 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 19 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 19 (50.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 19 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 19 (50.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 19 (50.00%) Senior Tester
3 19 (50.00%) Tester
4 13 (34.21%) Business Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Process Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (68.42%) User Experience
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.42%) PMI
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (52.63%) Requirements Analysis
3 19 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 19 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 19 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 19 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 19 (50.00%) Kanban
3 19 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 19 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 19 (50.00%) Scrum
3 19 (50.00%) Stress Testing
3 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (31.58%) Business Analysis
5 8 (21.05%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) Business Process Improvement
6 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
6 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
6 7 (18.42%) Product Management
6 7 (18.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) CBAP
2 7 (18.42%) PMI Certification
2 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CISMP
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) GDPR
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) EMC
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Ivanti
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec