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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 55 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 +43
Permanent jobs citing QA 51 39 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.56% 3.98% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.67% 45.88% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 1
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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
90 85 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.04% 8.67% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 73 66 53
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,800 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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 +2 45 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Bexhill-On-Sea - 5 - -
Hove - 1 £46,500 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 57 (57.58%) SQL
2 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 31 (31.31%) Cucumber
5 30 (30.30%) Degree
5 30 (30.30%) Selenium
6 28 (28.28%) JavaScript
7 27 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 27 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 25 (25.25%) JIRA
8 25 (25.25%) OO
9 23 (23.23%) XML
9 23 (23.23%) WebDriver
10 22 (22.22%) ISEB
11 21 (21.21%) UNIX
12 20 (20.20%) HTML
13 19 (19.19%) .NET
13 19 (19.19%) ISTQB
13 19 (19.19%) Computer Science
14 18 (18.18%) Ruby
14 18 (18.18%) Java
15 17 (17.17%) Linux
15 17 (17.17%) Tomcat
15 17 (17.17%) Test Scripting
15 17 (17.17%) Jetty
15 17 (17.17%) Manual Testing
16 16 (16.16%) C#
17 15 (15.15%) Apache
17 15 (15.15%) Regression Testing
17 15 (15.15%) Tapestry

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (17.17%) Tomcat
1 17 (17.17%) Jetty
2 15 (15.15%) Apache
3 11 (11.11%) CMS
4 4 (4.04%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.06%) SQL CLR
2 6 (6.06%) Big Data
2 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) BaseX
5 2 (2.02%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (31.31%) Cucumber
3 30 (30.30%) Selenium
4 25 (25.25%) JIRA
5 23 (23.23%) WebDriver
6 15 (15.15%) Subversion
7 11 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 7 (7.07%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (2.02%) Xcode
10 2 (2.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.01%) NUnit
11 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.01%) JUnit
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 7 (7.07%) Front Office
4 2 (2.02%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) Analyst
2 25 (25.25%) Tester
3 24 (24.24%) Test Analyst
4 23 (23.23%) Developer
5 21 (21.21%) QA Tester
5 21 (21.21%) QA Engineer
6 20 (20.20%) QA Analyst
7 14 (14.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 14 (14.14%) Test Engineer
8 13 (13.13%) Web Tester
9 12 (12.12%) Java Developer
10 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
11 7 (7.07%) Development Manager
11 7 (7.07%) IT Development Manager
12 6 (6.06%) SQL Developer
13 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Developer
13 4 (4.04%) Software Test Analyst
13 4 (4.04%) Manual Test Analyst
13 4 (4.04%) Manual Tester
14 3 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) XML
2 20 (20.20%) HTML
3 19 (19.19%) .NET
4 15 (15.15%) Cocoon
4 15 (15.15%) Tapestry
5 14 (14.14%) Spring
5 14 (14.14%) CSS
5 14 (14.14%) Servlets
6 8 (8.08%) Web Services
6 8 (8.08%) LAMP
6 8 (8.08%) Velocity
7 7 (7.07%) Grails
7 7 (7.07%) jQuery
7 7 (7.07%) DHTML
7 7 (7.07%) XSLT
7 7 (7.07%) J2EE
7 7 (7.07%) Ajax
7 7 (7.07%) HTML5
7 7 (7.07%) CSS3
7 7 (7.07%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.14%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 8 (8.08%) Open Source
5 6 (6.06%) Data Integration
6 5 (5.05%) User Experience
7 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.03%) Social Media
8 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.02%) E-Learning
8 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.01%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) UNIX
2 17 (17.17%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 27 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 25 (25.25%) OO
4 17 (17.17%) Test Scripting
4 17 (17.17%) Manual Testing
5 15 (15.15%) Regression Testing
5 15 (15.15%) Scrum
6 14 (14.14%) BDD
7 11 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 11 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 9 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (9.09%) TDD
10 8 (8.08%) Incident Management
10 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.08%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (8.08%) Web Development
10 8 (8.08%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.58%) SQL
2 28 (28.28%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.18%) Java
3 18 (18.18%) Ruby
4 16 (16.16%) C#
5 7 (7.07%) XPath
5 7 (7.07%) Groovy
5 7 (7.07%) XQuery
6 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (30.30%) Degree
2 22 (22.22%) ISEB
3 19 (19.19%) ISTQB
4 11 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (8.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) HP
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.01%) Informatica
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Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Picture More Ltd
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