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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 76 107 77
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 21 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.04% 0.56% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 0.57% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 7
Average salary £43,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,750 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
995 1405 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 96.79% 98.80% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1195 692
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +30 17 £44,000 +29.41%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 70 (100.00%) QA
2 69 (98.57%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (65.71%) TDD
4 44 (62.86%) Java
4 44 (62.86%) Web Services
5 41 (58.57%) Regression Testing
5 41 (58.57%) Automated Testing
6 40 (57.14%) Compatibility Testing
7 37 (52.86%) HP
7 37 (52.86%) HP Quality Center
8 35 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
8 35 (50.00%) Unit Testing
8 35 (50.00%) Integration Testing
9 33 (47.14%) Manual Testing
10 31 (44.29%) Finance
10 31 (44.29%) Waterfall
11 29 (41.43%) Oracle
12 27 (38.57%) SDLC
13 24 (34.29%) RAD
13 24 (34.29%) Performance Testing
14 17 (24.29%) Selenium
14 17 (24.29%) User Stories
15 14 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (18.57%) Pega
17 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
17 12 (17.14%) Spring
17 12 (17.14%) Extreme Programming
17 12 (17.14%) Hibernate
18 11 (15.71%) Retail
18 11 (15.71%) Maven

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) Selenium
2 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.71%) Maven
4 10 (14.29%) JUnit
5 8 (11.43%) JIRA
6 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
6 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.14%) Ant
7 5 (7.14%) Gradle
7 5 (7.14%) jMock
8 4 (5.71%) Hudson
9 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.29%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.43%) JMeter
11 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.43%) Selenium IDE
General
1 31 (44.29%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (62.86%) Web Services
2 12 (17.14%) Hibernate
2 12 (17.14%) Spring
3 7 (10.00%) J2EE
3 7 (10.00%) REST
4 6 (8.57%) JMS
4 6 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (8.57%) Ajax
5 5 (7.14%) Java EE
6 2 (2.86%) SOAP
7 1 (1.43%) XML
7 1 (1.43%) HTML5
7 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.43%) Social Media
2 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Android
1 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (98.57%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (65.71%) TDD
3 41 (58.57%) Automated Testing
3 41 (58.57%) Regression Testing
4 40 (57.14%) Compatibility Testing
5 35 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 35 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 35 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
6 33 (47.14%) Manual Testing
7 31 (44.29%) Waterfall
8 27 (38.57%) SDLC
9 24 (34.29%) Performance Testing
9 24 (34.29%) RAD
10 17 (24.29%) User Stories
11 14 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (17.14%) Extreme Programming
13 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (11.43%) Automation Testing
14 6 (8.57%) Domain-Driven Design
14 6 (8.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) Java
2 2 (2.86%) C#
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) Ruby
3 1 (1.43%) COBOL
3 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) ISEB
1 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.86%) IC3 Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (52.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) HP
2 29 (41.43%) Oracle
3 13 (18.57%) Pega
4 6 (8.57%) Atlassian