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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 65 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.24% 1.91% 1.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.97% 21.92% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 10
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,000 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
63 73 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 6.00% 8.73% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 58 63 37
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -4 30 £42,500 -10.05% 5
Hove - 2 £60,000 - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 49 (47.57%) SQL
2 38 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.16%) OO
4 28 (27.18%) .NET
5 27 (26.21%) C#
5 27 (26.21%) Degree
6 26 (25.24%) Java
7 25 (24.27%) E-Commerce
8 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
9 22 (21.36%) Computer Science
9 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
9 22 (21.36%) Cucumber
10 21 (20.39%) Manual Testing
10 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
10 21 (20.39%) Automated Testing
11 20 (19.42%) HTML
11 20 (19.42%) XML
12 19 (18.45%) UNIX
12 19 (18.45%) Scrum
12 19 (18.45%) Selenium
13 18 (17.48%) CSS
14 17 (16.50%) Jetty
15 16 (15.53%) SaaS
15 16 (15.53%) TDD
15 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
15 16 (15.53%) Linux
16 15 (14.56%) T-SQL
16 15 (14.56%) ETL
16 15 (14.56%) ISEB
16 15 (14.56%) Spring

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 17 (16.50%) Jetty
2 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
3 14 (13.59%) Apache
4 8 (7.77%) CMS
5 5 (4.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (13.59%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.65%) Big Data
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (9.71%) SQL CLR
6 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.91%) MySQL
8 2 (1.94%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.94%) BaseX
8 2 (1.94%) SQLite
8 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
1 22 (21.36%) Cucumber
2 19 (18.45%) Selenium
3 14 (13.59%) Subversion
4 13 (12.62%) WebDriver
5 12 (11.65%) JIRA
6 9 (8.74%) Jenkins
7 7 (6.80%) SpecFlow
8 6 (5.83%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.88%) JUnit
9 4 (3.88%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (2.91%) Hudson
11 2 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.94%) Xcode
11 2 (1.94%) jMock
12 1 (0.97%) WATIR
12 1 (0.97%) Maven
12 1 (0.97%) NUnit
12 1 (0.97%) JMeter
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Marketing
3 7 (6.80%) Front Office
4 2 (1.94%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (31.07%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) Analyst
3 18 (17.48%) Test Analyst
3 18 (17.48%) Tester
4 17 (16.50%) QA Engineer
5 16 (15.53%) QA Analyst
6 15 (14.56%) QA Test Analyst
7 14 (13.59%) SQL Developer
8 12 (11.65%) Senior Developer
9 11 (10.68%) Java Developer
9 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Developer
9 11 (10.68%) QA Tester
10 10 (9.71%) Test Engineer
11 7 (6.80%) Development Manager
11 7 (6.80%) IT Development Manager
12 5 (4.85%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.85%) Head of Testing
13 4 (3.88%) Web Tester
13 4 (3.88%) Junior SQL Server Developer
13 4 (3.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.18%) .NET
2 20 (19.42%) HTML
2 20 (19.42%) XML
3 18 (17.48%) CSS
4 15 (14.56%) Spring
5 14 (13.59%) Tapestry
5 14 (13.59%) Cocoon
6 13 (12.62%) Servlets
7 12 (11.65%) Web Services
8 10 (9.71%) XSLT
9 8 (7.77%) LAMP
9 8 (7.77%) Ajax
9 8 (7.77%) Velocity
9 8 (7.77%) HTML5
10 7 (6.80%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.80%) Grails
10 7 (6.80%) jQuery
10 7 (6.80%) CSS3
10 7 (6.80%) Backbone.js
10 7 (6.80%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.59%) Data Integration
3 13 (12.62%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (10.68%) Open Source
5 9 (8.74%) N-Tier
6 5 (4.85%) E-Learning
6 5 (4.85%) User Experience
6 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.91%) Social Media
7 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.91%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) UNIX
2 16 (15.53%) Linux
3 2 (1.94%) Android
3 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.16%) OO
3 25 (24.27%) E-Commerce
4 21 (20.39%) Automated Testing
4 21 (20.39%) Manual Testing
5 19 (18.45%) Scrum
6 16 (15.53%) TDD
7 15 (14.56%) ETL
8 14 (13.59%) Test Scripting
8 14 (13.59%) Data Transformation
9 13 (12.62%) BDD
10 12 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (11.65%) Regression Testing
11 11 (10.68%) Unit Testing
12 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.71%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (9.71%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (9.71%) Database Theory
12 10 (9.71%) Relational Database Theory
12 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.57%) SQL
2 27 (26.21%) C#
3 26 (25.24%) Java
4 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.56%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.74%) Ruby
7 8 (7.77%) XPath
7 8 (7.77%) XQuery
8 7 (6.80%) Groovy
9 6 (5.83%) Perl
10 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.94%) F#
11 1 (0.97%) Python
11 1 (0.97%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) Degree
2 15 (14.56%) ISEB
2 15 (14.56%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.77%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) HP
2 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 + 10% Discretionary bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Hove
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 + 10% Discretionary Bonus and Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Brighton, South East, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago