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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 56 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Permanent jobs citing QA 48 28 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.70% 3.42% 6.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.64% 82.35% 63.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 62
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
110 34 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.47% 4.15% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 87 29 101
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 September 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 September 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 0 44 £35,000 -4.10% 8
Bexhill-On-Sea - 3 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 38 (49.35%) SQL
2 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 29 (37.66%) JIRA
5 27 (35.06%) Selenium
6 25 (32.47%) Cucumber
7 22 (28.57%) Degree
7 22 (28.57%) Automated Testing
8 21 (27.27%) Ruby
8 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 19 (24.68%) HTML
10 18 (23.38%) WebDriver
11 17 (22.08%) ISEB
12 15 (19.48%) XML
12 15 (19.48%) Linux
13 14 (18.18%) Apache
13 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
14 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
14 12 (15.58%) Manual Testing
15 11 (14.29%) ISTQB
15 11 (14.29%) Scrum
15 11 (14.29%) UNIX
15 11 (14.29%) Java
15 11 (14.29%) CSS
16 10 (12.99%) MySQL
16 10 (12.99%) OO
16 10 (12.99%) HTML5
17 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
17 9 (11.69%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (18.18%) Apache
2 8 (10.39%) CMS
2 8 (10.39%) WordPress
3 7 (9.09%) Jetty
3 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) MySQL
2 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.60%) DB2
4 1 (1.30%) BaseX
4 1 (1.30%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 29 (37.66%) JIRA
3 27 (35.06%) Selenium
4 25 (32.47%) Cucumber
5 18 (23.38%) WebDriver
6 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (7.79%) Subversion
9 5 (6.49%) SpecFlow
9 5 (6.49%) Xcode
10 3 (3.90%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (1.30%) JUnit
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
1 9 (11.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Automotive
2 1 (1.30%) Publishing
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Analyst
2 24 (31.17%) Tester
3 21 (27.27%) QA Tester
4 20 (25.97%) Developer
4 20 (25.97%) Test Analyst
5 17 (22.08%) QA Engineer
6 16 (20.78%) Test Engineer
6 16 (20.78%) QA Analyst
7 12 (15.58%) Web Tester
8 8 (10.39%) Web Developer
9 7 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (7.79%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (6.49%) iOS Developer
11 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
11 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Applications Developer
12 4 (5.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 4 (5.19%) Mobile Developer
12 4 (5.19%) iPhone Developer
13 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) HTML
2 15 (19.48%) XML
3 11 (14.29%) CSS
4 10 (12.99%) HTML5
5 8 (10.39%) JSON
5 8 (10.39%) Underscore.js
5 8 (10.39%) jQuery
6 7 (9.09%) .NET
7 6 (7.79%) Cocoon
7 6 (7.79%) Tapestry
7 6 (7.79%) Spring
7 6 (7.79%) Servlets
8 5 (6.49%) Web Services
9 3 (3.90%) XSLT
9 3 (3.90%) Velocity
10 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.60%) JPA
11 1 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.79%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.19%) iPhone
4 3 (3.90%) Social Media
5 2 (2.60%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) UNIX
3 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
4 7 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
4 12 (15.58%) Manual Testing
5 11 (14.29%) Scrum
6 10 (12.99%) OO
7 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
8 7 (9.09%) BDD
8 7 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 5 (6.49%) ITIL V2
9 5 (6.49%) Product Management
9 5 (6.49%) iOS Development
9 5 (6.49%) ITIL
9 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.49%) Project Management
9 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.49%) Web Development
9 5 (6.49%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) SQL
2 21 (27.27%) Ruby
2 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.29%) Java
4 8 (10.39%) PHP
5 5 (6.49%) C#
5 5 (6.49%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.90%) XQuery
6 3 (3.90%) XPath
7 2 (2.60%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) C
7 2 (2.60%) Perl
7 2 (2.60%) VBScript
7 2 (2.60%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 22 (28.57%) Degree
2 17 (22.08%) ISEB
3 11 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PMP
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) HP
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.30%) Informatica
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Holiday, Healthcare options
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Best Practice IFA Group Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Healthcare,Pension,Lifecover,bonus,on site par
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum Up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum Up to 42k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago