The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East Sussex region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 70 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 9 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.07% 0.62% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.63% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
QA Tester
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
827 1117 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.57% 98.24% 98.48%
Number of salaries quoted 753 984 927
Median salary £41,000 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

QA Tester
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in East Sussex

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in East Sussex

QA Tester
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 Tester within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +25 6 £30,000 -42.85%
Hove - 3 £52,500 -
QA Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (82.14%) Selenium
3 21 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 21 (75.00%) JMeter
4 19 (67.86%) SQL
5 17 (60.71%) Regression Testing
5 17 (60.71%) ISEB
5 17 (60.71%) Scrum
5 17 (60.71%) Software Testing
5 17 (60.71%) ISTQB
6 16 (57.14%) MySQL
6 16 (57.14%) Software Delivery
7 7 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) XML
10 4 (14.29%) PHP
10 4 (14.29%) .NET
10 4 (14.29%) Node.js
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 4 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
10 4 (14.29%) React
10 4 (14.29%) Protractor
10 4 (14.29%) CircleCI
11 3 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (10.71%) WebDriver

QA Tester 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (82.14%) Selenium
2 21 (75.00%) JMeter
3 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.29%) CircleCI
4 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (14.29%) Protractor
5 3 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
5 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
5 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
1 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) Node.js
2 4 (14.29%) React
3 3 (10.71%) REST
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 17 (60.71%) Regression Testing
2 17 (60.71%) Scrum
2 17 (60.71%) Software Testing
3 16 (57.14%) Software Delivery
4 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Black-Box Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) ISEB
1 17 (60.71%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Grafana
1 1 (3.57%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
2 1 (3.57%) Dynatrace
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk