The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 76 98 82
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 41 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.31% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 4 2
Average salary £52,500 £25,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.00% -35.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £25,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1203 1134 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.25% 98.69% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 939 773
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the East Sussex region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in East Sussex

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in East Sussex

QA Engineer
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +18 32 £52,500 +110.00%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 44 (100.00%) QA
2 43 (97.73%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (65.91%) HP
3 29 (65.91%) Automated Testing
3 29 (65.91%) HP Quality Center
4 28 (63.64%) Compatibility Testing
4 28 (63.64%) TDD
4 28 (63.64%) Web Services
5 27 (61.36%) Java
6 25 (56.82%) Regression Testing
7 24 (54.55%) Manual Testing
8 22 (50.00%) Finance
9 21 (47.73%) Unit Testing
9 21 (47.73%) Integration Testing
10 18 (40.91%) Performance Testing
11 16 (36.36%) Oracle
12 14 (31.82%) RAD
12 14 (31.82%) Waterfall
13 11 (25.00%) User Stories
13 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
13 11 (25.00%) Spring
14 10 (22.73%) Extreme Programming
14 10 (22.73%) JUnit
15 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (18.18%) Automation Testing
16 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 8 (18.18%) Maven
17 7 (15.91%) REST
18 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
18 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) JUnit
2 8 (18.18%) Maven
2 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.36%) Hudson
3 5 (11.36%) Gradle
3 5 (11.36%) Ant
3 5 (11.36%) JIRA
3 5 (11.36%) jMock
4 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.55%) JMeter
5 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) Web Services
2 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 11 (25.00%) Spring
3 7 (15.91%) REST
4 5 (11.36%) JMS
4 5 (11.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (11.36%) Ajax
4 5 (11.36%) Java EE
4 5 (11.36%) J2EE
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.82%) Social Media
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Android
1 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) Automated Testing
3 28 (63.64%) TDD
3 28 (63.64%) Compatibility Testing
4 25 (56.82%) Regression Testing
5 24 (54.55%) Manual Testing
6 21 (47.73%) Unit Testing
6 21 (47.73%) Integration Testing
7 18 (40.91%) Performance Testing
8 14 (31.82%) RAD
8 14 (31.82%) Waterfall
9 11 (25.00%) User Stories
10 10 (22.73%) Extreme Programming
11 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (18.18%) Automation Testing
13 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
14 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
14 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (11.36%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) COBOL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISEB
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 29 (65.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) HP
2 16 (36.36%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
3 5 (11.36%) Pega