The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 92 36
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -56
Permanent jobs citing QA 71 25 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 6.77% 1.76% 8.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.72% 26.32% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 21 59
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
QA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
99 95 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.44% 6.70% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 82 65 66
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

QA
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

QA Salary Trend in East Sussex

QA
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in East Sussex

QA
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 within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +46 55 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Bexhill-On-Sea +1 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 102 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (50.65%) Java
3 63 (40.91%) Web Services
3 63 (40.91%) TDD
4 52 (33.77%) Automated Testing
5 46 (29.87%) HP
5 46 (29.87%) HP Quality Center
6 45 (29.22%) Compatibility Testing
6 45 (29.22%) Regression Testing
7 44 (28.57%) Oracle
8 43 (27.92%) SDLC
9 42 (27.27%) Manual Testing
10 40 (25.97%) Integration Testing
10 40 (25.97%) SQL
10 40 (25.97%) Finance
11 38 (24.68%) Unit Testing
11 38 (24.68%) System Integration Testing
12 35 (22.73%) Waterfall
13 33 (21.43%) Relational Database
13 33 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 31 (20.13%) C#
14 31 (20.13%) ETL
15 29 (18.83%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (18.83%) Selenium
15 29 (18.83%) Data Transformation
15 29 (18.83%) Data Integration
16 27 (17.53%) .NET
17 26 (16.88%) RAD
18 25 (16.23%) Performance Testing
19 23 (14.94%) Big Data

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.95%) Apache
2 3 (1.95%) Documentum
2 3 (1.95%) FileNet
3 2 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) Mingle
3 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
4 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) SaaS
2 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) VPN
2 3 (1.95%) DNS
2 3 (1.95%) Internet
2 3 (1.95%) OSPF
2 3 (1.95%) BGP
2 3 (1.95%) VLAN
2 3 (1.95%) IMAP
2 3 (1.95%) SMTP
3 2 (1.30%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 33 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 29 (18.83%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (14.94%) Big Data
3 23 (14.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (12.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (12.34%) SQL CLR
7 5 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.25%) MySQL
8 4 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.30%) DB2
10 1 (0.65%) OLAP
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (18.83%) Selenium
2 18 (11.69%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 14 (9.09%) Maven
4 12 (7.79%) JUnit
5 9 (5.84%) JIRA
5 9 (5.84%) HP UFT
5 9 (5.84%) LoadRunner
6 8 (5.19%) Hudson
7 7 (4.55%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.90%) jMock
9 5 (3.25%) Ant
9 5 (3.25%) Gradle
10 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.30%) JMeter
11 2 (1.30%) Subversion
11 2 (1.30%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (25.97%) Finance
2 12 (7.79%) Marketing
3 10 (6.49%) Retail
4 7 (4.55%) Front Office
5 4 (2.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (46.75%) QA Engineer
2 36 (23.38%) Developer
3 22 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 18 (11.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 15 (9.74%) Tester
6 11 (7.14%) Database Developer
7 10 (6.49%) Junior Developer
7 10 (6.49%) Junior
8 9 (5.84%) Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Quality Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Automation Tester
9 8 (5.19%) QA Tester
9 8 (5.19%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Senior Database Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Testing Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) Junior SQL Server Developer
11 6 (3.90%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (40.91%) Web Services
2 27 (17.53%) .NET
3 18 (11.69%) HTML
4 15 (9.74%) XML
4 15 (9.74%) REST
5 13 (8.44%) Hibernate
5 13 (8.44%) Spring
6 9 (5.84%) SOAP
7 7 (4.55%) JSP
7 7 (4.55%) J2EE
8 6 (3.90%) JMS
8 6 (3.90%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (3.90%) Ajax
8 6 (3.90%) Java EE
8 6 (3.90%) Gherkin
9 5 (3.25%) CSS
10 4 (2.60%) Velocity
11 2 (1.30%) WCF
11 2 (1.30%) HTML5
11 2 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.83%) Data Integration
2 14 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.25%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.60%) PMI
8 2 (1.30%) Social Media
9 1 (0.65%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.65%) Xbox
9 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.19%) Linux
2 5 (3.25%) Windows
3 4 (2.60%) UNIX
3 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (40.91%) TDD
3 52 (33.77%) Automated Testing
4 45 (29.22%) Regression Testing
4 45 (29.22%) Compatibility Testing
5 43 (27.92%) SDLC
6 42 (27.27%) Manual Testing
7 40 (25.97%) Integration Testing
8 38 (24.68%) Unit Testing
8 38 (24.68%) System Integration Testing
9 35 (22.73%) Waterfall
10 31 (20.13%) ETL
11 29 (18.83%) Data Transformation
12 26 (16.88%) RAD
13 25 (16.23%) Performance Testing
14 19 (12.34%) Database Theory
14 19 (12.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (12.34%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (11.69%) User Stories
15 18 (11.69%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 78 (50.65%) Java
2 40 (25.97%) SQL
3 31 (20.13%) C#
4 23 (14.94%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.90%) Ruby
6 5 (3.25%) Python
6 5 (3.25%) Perl
7 2 (1.30%) C
7 2 (1.30%) COBOL
7 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.30%) F#
8 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) Degree
2 6 (3.90%) ISEB
2 6 (3.90%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.60%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.95%) IC3 Certification
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) Xen
1 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.95%) KVM
2 2 (1.30%) Ceph
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 46 (29.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.30%) Puppet
2 2 (1.30%) Icinga
2 2 (1.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (29.87%) HP
2 44 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (7.79%) Pega
4 6 (3.90%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.95%) VMware
6 3 (1.95%) Juniper
7 2 (1.30%) Microsoft
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Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
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Salary: benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Ownership & Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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