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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 94 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £33,750 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%

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
819 1003 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.08% 98.43% 98.88%
Number of salaries quoted 755 891 884
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (78.95%) Selenium
3 14 (73.68%) JMeter
4 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
4 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Scrum
6 9 (47.37%) ISEB
6 9 (47.37%) MySQL
6 9 (47.37%) Software Delivery
6 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
7 6 (31.58%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) HTTP
10 3 (15.79%) C#
10 3 (15.79%) PHP
10 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
10 3 (15.79%) .NET
10 3 (15.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (15.79%) Node.js
10 3 (15.79%) REST
10 3 (15.79%) SpecFlow
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
10 3 (15.79%) Test Automation

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 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Selenium
2 14 (73.68%) JMeter
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) CircleCI
4 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.79%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (15.79%) Protractor
4 3 (15.79%) SpecFlow
4 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) React
2 3 (15.79%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Scrum
2 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Software Delivery
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
1 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Grafana
1 1 (5.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
2 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk