The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East Sussex region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 87 63 111
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 6 51 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.58% 4.31% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 4.40% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 50 4
Median salary £55,000 £51,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +105.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
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
1014 1160 1309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.97% 98.14% 99.47%
Number of salaries quoted 901 988 1120
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the East Sussex region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 30 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -17 2 - -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Sussex region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (72.73%) Selenium
2 16 (72.73%) WebDriver
3 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) Web Services
5 13 (59.09%) ISEB
5 13 (59.09%) ISTQB
6 12 (54.55%) Compatibility Testing
6 12 (54.55%) Java
6 12 (54.55%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
7 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
7 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
7 10 (45.45%) Degree
7 10 (45.45%) TDD
7 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
8 9 (40.91%) RAD
8 9 (40.91%) HP
8 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
8 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (40.91%) SDLC
9 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
9 8 (36.36%) Mainframe
9 8 (36.36%) Integration Testing
9 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
10 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
10 7 (31.82%) JMeter
10 7 (31.82%) JUnit
10 7 (31.82%) IIS
10 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 7 (31.82%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Selenium
1 16 (72.73%) WebDriver
2 7 (31.82%) JMeter
2 7 (31.82%) JUnit
3 6 (27.27%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
5 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (13.64%) Ant
6 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
6 3 (13.64%) Gradle
6 3 (13.64%) Hudson
6 3 (13.64%) jMock
6 3 (13.64%) Maven
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) Ajax
4 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.64%) Java EE
4 3 (13.64%) JMS
4 3 (13.64%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 8 (36.36%) Mainframe
3 4 (18.18%) Social Media
4 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Compatibility Testing
2 12 (54.55%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 9 (40.91%) RAD
4 9 (40.91%) SDLC
4 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
5 8 (36.36%) Integration Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
7 6 (27.27%) User Stories
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
8 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 4 (18.18%) Open Source
9 4 (18.18%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) COBOL
4 3 (13.64%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) ISEB
1 13 (59.09%) ISTQB
2 10 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) HP
2 6 (27.27%) Rally
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) Pega
5 3 (13.64%) Atlassian
6 2 (9.09%) CA
7 1 (4.55%) Informatica