The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 104 81 94
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.71% 0.74% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.76% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
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
1392 790 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.51% 97.41% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 721 917
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 Tester within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 August 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 10 £35,000 +16.66%
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 12 (75.00%) JIRA
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 8 (50.00%) ISEB
5 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Ruby
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
7 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
7 5 (31.25%) CMS
7 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
9 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) UNIX
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Test Management
10 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) JIRA
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) V-Model
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
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