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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - 91 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £30,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +1.44%
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
1080 934 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.18% 98.11% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 914 783 931
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 20 (95.24%) Cucumber
3 13 (61.90%) JIRA
3 13 (61.90%) Selenium
3 13 (61.90%) WebDriver
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Ruby
5 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
6 8 (38.10%) CMS
6 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
7 7 (33.33%) C#
7 7 (33.33%) .NET
7 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Time Management
7 7 (33.33%) SpecFlow
8 6 (28.57%) Product Management
9 3 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) XML
9 3 (14.29%) UNIX
9 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Test Management
9 3 (14.29%) Data Migration

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (38.10%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Cucumber
2 13 (61.90%) JIRA
2 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 13 (61.90%) WebDriver
3 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
4 7 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Time Management
4 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) Product Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Ruby
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) HP