Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Sussex > Worthing
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 54 30
Rank change year-on-year +31 -24 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 45 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 11.34% 3.16% 1.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.72% 47.37% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 9 3
Worthing median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £65,000 £45,000
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +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 87 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 21.91% 6.67% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 67 19 11
Worthing median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +2.63% -15.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £19,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £61,000 £45,000
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Worthing

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) User Experience
3 28 (62.22%) SQL
4 26 (57.78%) Finance
5 24 (53.33%) Scrum
5 24 (53.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 24 (53.33%) JIRA
5 24 (53.33%) Selenium
5 24 (53.33%) Performance Testing
5 24 (53.33%) Kanban
5 24 (53.33%) Test Automation
5 24 (53.33%) Confluence
5 24 (53.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 24 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (51.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 23 (51.11%) C#
7 22 (48.89%) HP
7 22 (48.89%) HP UFT
7 22 (48.89%) Regression Testing
7 22 (48.89%) WebDriver
7 22 (48.89%) Stress Testing
7 22 (48.89%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 22 (48.89%) Functional Testing
8 13 (28.89%) Business Analysis
9 11 (24.44%) Project Management
10 10 (22.22%) User Stories
11 9 (20.00%) Degree
12 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (17.78%) Process Improvement
12 8 (17.78%) Use Case

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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 24 (53.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DHCP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 24 (53.33%) JIRA
1 24 (53.33%) Selenium
2 22 (48.89%) HP UFT
2 22 (48.89%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Analyst
2 28 (62.22%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (48.89%) Automation Tester
3 22 (48.89%) QA Analyst
3 22 (48.89%) QA Automation Analyst
3 22 (48.89%) QA Automation Tester
3 22 (48.89%) QA Tester
3 22 (48.89%) Senior Automation Tester
3 22 (48.89%) Senior QA Analyst
3 22 (48.89%) Senior QA Tester
3 22 (48.89%) Senior Tester
3 22 (48.89%) Tester
4 14 (31.11%) Business Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
1 2 (4.44%) RESTful
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (66.67%) User Experience
2 8 (17.78%) PMI
3 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 24 (53.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 24 (53.33%) Kanban
2 24 (53.33%) Performance Testing
2 24 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (53.33%) Scrum
2 24 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 23 (51.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 22 (48.89%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 22 (48.89%) Functional Testing
4 22 (48.89%) Regression Testing
4 22 (48.89%) Stress Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Business Analysis
6 11 (24.44%) Project Management
7 10 (22.22%) User Stories
8 8 (17.78%) BPMN
8 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
8 8 (17.78%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) Groovy
4 2 (4.44%) Scala
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) CBAP
2 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
2 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GDPR
1 2 (4.44%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) vRealize
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) HP
2 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.44%) EMC
2 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft