Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Sussex > Worthing
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 44 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 44 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 9.82% 5.83% 2.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.60% 37.84% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 9
Worthing median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -35.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,950 £33,250
90th Percentile £56,600 £51,000 £57,500
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -6.98%

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 114 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 25.45% 15.42% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99 25 12
Worthing median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +48.15%
10th Percentile £40,000 £29,400 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,000 £57,500
West Sussex median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +7.37% -1.04% +11.63%

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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Worthing

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) C#
3 16 (36.36%) Selenium
4 15 (34.09%) .NET
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.09%) SQL
4 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
5 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 12 (27.27%) User Experience
6 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 10 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (20.45%) SAP
9 8 (18.18%) VBScript
9 8 (18.18%) Java
9 8 (18.18%) CRM
9 8 (18.18%) SOAP
9 8 (18.18%) HP
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle
9 8 (18.18%) Middleware
9 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 8 (18.18%) HP UFT
9 8 (18.18%) GIS
9 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 8 (18.18%) CMDB
9 8 (18.18%) JIRA
9 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 8 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (18.18%) SAP IS-U

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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 8 (18.18%) Confluence
2 7 (15.91%) Documentum
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (15.91%) SAP CO
2 7 (15.91%) SAP FI
2 7 (15.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.27%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (15.91%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) GIS
3 7 (15.91%) DB2
3 7 (15.91%) SAP BW
3 7 (15.91%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Selenium
2 8 (18.18%) HP UFT
2 8 (18.18%) JIRA
2 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 7 (15.91%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
1 20 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Tester
3 8 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 8 (18.18%) QA Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) QA Automation Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) QA Automation Tester
3 8 (18.18%) QA Tester
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Automation Tester
3 8 (18.18%) Senior QA Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Senior QA Tester
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Software Test Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Tester
3 8 (18.18%) Software Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Product Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) .NET
1 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
2 8 (18.18%) Middleware
2 8 (18.18%) SAP PI
2 8 (18.18%) SOAP
3 7 (15.91%) Classic ASP
3 7 (15.91%) CSS
3 7 (15.91%) J2EE
3 7 (15.91%) WinForms
3 7 (15.91%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) User Experience
2 8 (18.18%) CMDB
2 8 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) PMI
4 3 (6.82%) Cyberattack
4 3 (6.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 8 (18.18%) CRM
5 8 (18.18%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Kanban
5 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Re-Platforming
5 8 (18.18%) Scrum
5 8 (18.18%) SDLC
5 8 (18.18%) Stress Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) VBScript
4 7 (15.91%) C++
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) PHP
4 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
4 7 (15.91%) VB
4 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
4 7 (15.91%) VB6
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 4 (9.09%) CBAP
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.82%) CISMP
4 2 (4.55%) PMP
5 1 (2.27%) CISSP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) GDPR
2 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Terraform
2 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) SAP
3 8 (18.18%) HP
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle
4 7 (15.91%) Autodesk
4 7 (15.91%) OpenText
4 7 (15.91%) webMethods
4 7 (15.91%) Workday
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) VMware