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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 39 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +42
Permanent jobs citing QA 62 83 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 6.09% 6.99% 2.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.97% 61.48% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 40 74 25
Average salary £40,000 £51,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +57.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
141 135 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 13.85% 11.37% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 115 125 121
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +7 49 £40,000 -17.94% 5
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 74 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (51.47%) Degree
3 60 (44.12%) Web Services
4 57 (41.91%) Java
5 54 (39.71%) XML
6 53 (38.97%) Computer Science
7 52 (38.24%) HTML
8 49 (36.03%) SQL
9 46 (33.82%) Selenium
10 44 (32.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (29.41%) SDLC
12 36 (26.47%) Scrum
13 32 (23.53%) TDD
14 31 (22.79%) RAD
15 30 (22.06%) Automated Testing
15 30 (22.06%) WebDriver
16 29 (21.32%) Management Information System
17 28 (20.59%) Finance
17 28 (20.59%) Mainframe
17 28 (20.59%) ISEB
17 28 (20.59%) ISTQB
17 28 (20.59%) Selenium IDE
18 26 (19.12%) DB2
19 25 (18.38%) SaaS
20 24 (17.65%) OO
21 23 (16.91%) OOD
21 23 (16.91%) SOAP
21 23 (16.91%) REST
22 22 (16.18%) Integration Testing
22 22 (16.18%) Regression Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (8.82%) IIS
2 6 (4.41%) Node.js
3 4 (2.94%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.94%) JBoss
3 4 (2.94%) Jetty
3 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.21%) Confluence
4 3 (2.21%) Moodle
5 2 (1.47%) CICS
5 2 (1.47%) WordPress
6 1 (0.74%) Apache
6 1 (0.74%) Drupal
6 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.38%) SaaS
2 3 (2.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.12%) DB2
2 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.35%) MySQL
3 10 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.68%) SQLite
5 4 (2.94%) BaseX
5 4 (2.94%) MarkLogic
5 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.47%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (33.82%) Selenium
2 30 (22.06%) WebDriver
3 28 (20.59%) Selenium IDE
4 20 (14.71%) JUnit
5 16 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 16 (11.76%) JIRA
6 15 (11.03%) Cucumber
7 14 (10.29%) JMeter
8 10 (7.35%) Calabash
8 10 (7.35%) Jenkins
9 8 (5.88%) Eclipse
9 8 (5.88%) LoadRunner
9 8 (5.88%) Maven
10 6 (4.41%) Ant
11 5 (3.68%) Subversion
12 4 (2.94%) Gradle
12 4 (2.94%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.94%) TestNG
12 4 (2.94%) WebPagetest
General
1 28 (20.59%) Finance
2 15 (11.03%) Front Office
3 8 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.15%) Banking
4 7 (5.15%) Retail
4 7 (5.15%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.21%) Games
6 3 (2.21%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (20.59%) QA Engineer
2 27 (19.85%) Analyst
3 22 (16.18%) Quality Engineer
4 20 (14.71%) Developer
4 20 (14.71%) Tester
5 19 (13.97%) QA Analyst
5 19 (13.97%) Test Analyst
6 16 (11.76%) Architect
6 16 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 16 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (11.76%) Technical Manager
7 15 (11.03%) SaaS Architect
8 14 (10.29%) Automation Tester
9 13 (9.56%) Project Manager
9 13 (9.56%) Technical Project Manager
10 12 (8.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 11 (8.09%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (7.35%) Agile Project Manager
12 10 (7.35%) Applications Tester
12 10 (7.35%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (44.12%) Web Services
2 54 (39.71%) XML
3 52 (38.24%) HTML
4 23 (16.91%) REST
4 23 (16.91%) SOAP
5 21 (15.44%) .NET
5 21 (15.44%) HTML5
5 21 (15.44%) JSP
6 20 (14.71%) CSS
7 17 (12.50%) jQuery
8 13 (9.56%) Velocity
9 12 (8.82%) Spring
10 9 (6.62%) Ajax
10 9 (6.62%) AngularJS
10 9 (6.62%) Servlets
10 9 (6.62%) XSLT
11 8 (5.88%) JPA
12 6 (4.41%) Middleware
12 6 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (38.97%) Computer Science
2 29 (21.32%) Management Information System
3 28 (20.59%) Mainframe
4 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (13.24%) Social Media
6 15 (11.03%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (7.35%) PMI
8 5 (3.68%) User Experience
9 4 (2.94%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.94%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (2.94%) Replication
10 3 (2.21%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.47%) VSAM
12 1 (0.74%) iPhone
12 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.24%) Android
1 18 (13.24%) Apple iOS
2 11 (8.09%) Linux
3 10 (7.35%) Windows
4 6 (4.41%) Unix
5 4 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 40 (29.41%) SDLC
4 36 (26.47%) Scrum
5 32 (23.53%) TDD
6 31 (22.79%) RAD
7 30 (22.06%) Automated Testing
8 24 (17.65%) OO
9 23 (16.91%) OOD
10 22 (16.18%) Integration Testing
10 22 (16.18%) Regression Testing
10 22 (16.18%) Workflow
11 21 (15.44%) SOA
12 20 (14.71%) Test Scripting
12 20 (14.71%) Unit Testing
13 19 (13.97%) Manual Testing
13 19 (13.97%) System Integration Testing
14 18 (13.24%) Product Management
14 18 (13.24%) Project Management
15 17 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.91%) Java
2 49 (36.03%) SQL
3 20 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.03%) C#
5 14 (10.29%) COBOL
6 5 (3.68%) PHP
6 5 (3.68%) Python
7 4 (2.94%) C++
7 4 (2.94%) Groovy
7 4 (2.94%) XPath
7 4 (2.94%) XQuery
8 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.47%) JCL
9 2 (1.47%) VB
10 1 (0.74%) F#
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (51.47%) Degree
2 28 (20.59%) ISEB
2 28 (20.59%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 8 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 17 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.47%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Oracle
2 17 (12.50%) HP
3 15 (11.03%) Rally
4 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.94%) IBM
5 4 (2.94%) Pega
6 2 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.47%) CA
7 1 (0.74%) Informatica
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