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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 94 78 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 16 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.21% 0.74% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.74% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 2
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,750 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
1298 806 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.18% 98.77% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 722 919
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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 -17 15 £34,500 +15.00% 3
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Cucumber
3 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
5 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
5 8 (47.06%) Selenium
5 8 (47.06%) ISEB
5 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
5 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
6 7 (41.18%) BDD
6 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) Degree
6 7 (41.18%) JIRA
6 7 (41.18%) Ruby
7 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
8 5 (29.41%) .NET
9 4 (23.53%) C#
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) Time Management
9 4 (23.53%) Product Management
9 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
10 3 (17.65%) TDD
11 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
11 2 (11.76%) Web Services

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Cucumber
2 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
2 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 8 (47.06%) Selenium
3 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
2 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Time Management
5 4 (23.53%) Product Management
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) User Stories
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) RAD
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Ruby
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
1 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
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