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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 77 58 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.51% 5.64% 4.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.60% 70.73% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64 28 42
Median salary £40,000 £43,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,950 £42,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
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
123 82 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.00% 7.97% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 105 47 98
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,200 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the East Sussex region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +22 70 £38,000 -14.60% 8
Hove +8 3 £52,500 -
Uckfield - 1 £47,500 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 70 (51.09%) Selenium
2 64 (46.72%) SQL
3 63 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (43.07%) Scrum
5 58 (42.34%) ISTQB
6 55 (40.15%) ISEB
7 50 (36.50%) JMeter
7 50 (36.50%) Regression Testing
8 43 (31.39%) Automated Testing
9 42 (30.66%) TDD
10 37 (27.01%) MySQL
11 35 (25.55%) Software Testing
12 33 (24.09%) Software Delivery
13 32 (23.36%) Java
14 30 (21.90%) Cucumber
14 30 (21.90%) Degree
14 30 (21.90%) Jenkins
15 26 (18.98%) Integration Testing
16 25 (18.25%) XML
17 24 (17.52%) C#
17 24 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (16.79%) .NET
19 22 (16.06%) Web Services
19 22 (16.06%) Unit Testing
19 22 (16.06%) JIRA
19 22 (16.06%) Computer Science
19 22 (16.06%) WebDriver
20 21 (15.33%) Continuous Improvement
20 21 (15.33%) Domain-Driven Design
20 21 (15.33%) Manual Testing

QA
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 16 (11.68%) IIS
2 13 (9.49%) Confluence
3 9 (6.57%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.65%) Jetty
5 4 (2.92%) Apache
6 3 (2.19%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.46%) CICS
7 2 (1.46%) JBoss
7 2 (1.46%) nginx
8 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.73%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) HTTP
2 3 (2.19%) DNS
2 3 (2.19%) SMTP
2 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.01%) MySQL
2 14 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (8.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.92%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.19%) SQLite
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.73%) BaseX
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) DB2
7 1 (0.73%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 70 (51.09%) Selenium
2 50 (36.50%) JMeter
3 30 (21.90%) Cucumber
3 30 (21.90%) Jenkins
4 22 (16.06%) JIRA
4 22 (16.06%) WebDriver
5 18 (13.14%) JUnit
6 16 (11.68%) Git (software)
6 16 (11.68%) Maven
7 15 (10.95%) Gradle
8 13 (9.49%) Ant
8 13 (9.49%) Hudson
8 13 (9.49%) jMock
8 13 (9.49%) SoapUI
9 9 (6.57%) Visual Studio
10 7 (5.11%) Selenium IDE
10 7 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.92%) CircleCI
11 4 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.92%) Protractor
General
1 20 (14.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.46%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Publishing
3 2 (1.46%) Retail
3 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Back Office
4 1 (0.73%) Games
4 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (56.20%) Analyst
2 65 (47.45%) Test Analyst
3 53 (38.69%) QA Analyst
4 48 (35.04%) QA Test Analyst
4 48 (35.04%) Tester
5 44 (32.12%) Automation Test Analyst
6 43 (31.39%) QA Tester
7 36 (26.28%) QA Automation Analyst
8 34 (24.82%) Automation Tester
8 34 (24.82%) QA Automation Tester
9 24 (17.52%) Developer
10 14 (10.22%) QA Engineer
11 10 (7.30%) QA Leader
12 9 (6.57%) Junior
12 9 (6.57%) Junior Analyst
12 9 (6.57%) Test Leader
13 8 (5.84%) .NET Developer
13 8 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) Lead Tester
13 8 (5.84%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) XML
2 23 (16.79%) .NET
3 22 (16.06%) Web Services
4 21 (15.33%) HTML
5 20 (14.60%) Spring
6 19 (13.87%) Ajax
6 19 (13.87%) REST
7 16 (11.68%) Hibernate
8 14 (10.22%) CSS
9 13 (9.49%) Java EE
9 13 (9.49%) JMS
9 13 (9.49%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (8.76%) ASP.NET
11 10 (7.30%) jQuery
12 8 (5.84%) Node.js
13 7 (5.11%) .NET Framework
13 7 (5.11%) Gherkin
13 7 (5.11%) XSLT
14 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (4.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.38%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.65%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.19%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.19%) User Experience
7 2 (1.46%) VSAM
8 1 (0.73%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.73%) iPhone
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.73%) Social Media
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.95%) Linux
2 7 (5.11%) Unix
3 3 (2.19%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.46%) Android
4 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.73%) Windows
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (43.07%) Scrum
3 50 (36.50%) Regression Testing
4 43 (31.39%) Automated Testing
5 42 (30.66%) TDD
6 35 (25.55%) Software Testing
7 33 (24.09%) Software Delivery
8 26 (18.98%) Integration Testing
9 24 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (16.06%) Unit Testing
11 21 (15.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (15.33%) Domain-Driven Design
11 21 (15.33%) Manual Testing
12 20 (14.60%) BDD
13 17 (12.41%) Functional Testing
13 17 (12.41%) Performance Testing
13 17 (12.41%) User Stories
14 16 (11.68%) System Integration Testing
15 14 (10.22%) Compatibility Testing
16 13 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (46.72%) SQL
2 32 (23.36%) Java
3 24 (17.52%) C#
4 19 (13.87%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.95%) Groovy
6 9 (6.57%) Python
7 6 (4.38%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.65%) PHP
9 4 (2.92%) Ruby
10 3 (2.19%) COBOL
10 3 (2.19%) XPath
10 3 (2.19%) XQuery
11 2 (1.46%) C++
11 2 (1.46%) JCL
11 2 (1.46%) VB
12 1 (0.73%) C
12 1 (0.73%) F#
12 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (42.34%) ISTQB
2 55 (40.15%) ISEB
3 30 (21.90%) Degree
4 4 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.19%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.19%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.19%) Puppet
2 2 (1.46%) Nagios
3 1 (0.73%) Grafana
3 1 (0.73%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (9.49%) Atlassian
1 13 (9.49%) Rally
2 6 (4.38%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) HP
3 3 (2.19%) VMware
4 2 (1.46%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.46%) New Relic
5 1 (0.73%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.73%) Splunk
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