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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 69 118 90
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 29 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.73% 0.14% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 0.14% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 5
Average salary £43,500 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.67% -4.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1033 1446 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.18% 98.37% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1228 778
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +39 16 £41,750 +16.78% 4
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 63 (100.00%) QA
2 61 (96.83%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (61.90%) TDD
4 38 (60.32%) Web Services
5 37 (58.73%) Automated Testing
6 36 (57.14%) Compatibility Testing
7 35 (55.56%) Java
8 32 (50.79%) HP
8 32 (50.79%) Regression Testing
8 32 (50.79%) HP Quality Center
9 30 (47.62%) Manual Testing
10 29 (46.03%) Finance
11 27 (42.86%) Unit Testing
11 27 (42.86%) Integration Testing
11 27 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
12 25 (39.68%) Oracle
13 22 (34.92%) Waterfall
14 21 (33.33%) SDLC
15 20 (31.75%) Performance Testing
16 17 (26.98%) RAD
17 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
17 13 (20.63%) Spring
17 13 (20.63%) Extreme Programming
17 13 (20.63%) User Stories
18 12 (19.05%) Maven
18 12 (19.05%) JUnit
19 11 (17.46%) Selenium
19 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
20 10 (15.87%) Automation Testing
20 10 (15.87%) Pega

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (3.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) JUnit
1 12 (19.05%) Maven
2 11 (17.46%) Selenium
2 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.11%) JIRA
4 6 (9.52%) Ant
4 6 (9.52%) Gradle
4 6 (9.52%) jMock
4 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.94%) Hudson
6 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.17%) JMeter
7 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.17%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (46.03%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (60.32%) Web Services
2 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
2 13 (20.63%) Spring
3 8 (12.70%) REST
4 7 (11.11%) JMS
4 7 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (11.11%) Ajax
4 7 (11.11%) J2EE
5 6 (9.52%) Java EE
6 2 (3.17%) HTML5
6 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.76%) Social Media
3 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Android
1 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (96.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (61.90%) TDD
3 37 (58.73%) Automated Testing
4 36 (57.14%) Compatibility Testing
5 32 (50.79%) Regression Testing
6 30 (47.62%) Manual Testing
7 27 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
7 27 (42.86%) Unit Testing
7 27 (42.86%) Integration Testing
8 22 (34.92%) Waterfall
9 21 (33.33%) SDLC
10 20 (31.75%) Performance Testing
11 17 (26.98%) RAD
12 13 (20.63%) Extreme Programming
12 13 (20.63%) User Stories
13 10 (15.87%) Automation Testing
14 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
16 6 (9.52%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) COBOL
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) ISEB
1 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (50.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) HP
2 25 (39.68%) Oracle
3 10 (15.87%) Pega
4 7 (11.11%) Atlassian
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 37,000 - 47,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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American Express
Posted: 2 days ago