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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 83 48 29
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 38 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.12% 4.83% 7.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.52% 84.44% 76.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 76
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
109 45 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.72% 5.72% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 78 41 101
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
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 August 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 -36 28 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Eastbourne - 2 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (40.32%) JIRA
1 25 (40.32%) Git (software)
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) SQL
3 22 (35.48%) Selenium
4 17 (27.42%) Ruby
5 16 (25.81%) ISEB
5 16 (25.81%) Degree
6 15 (24.19%) HTML
6 15 (24.19%) Cucumber
7 14 (22.58%) Automated Testing
8 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
8 13 (20.97%) WebDriver
9 10 (16.13%) ISTQB
9 10 (16.13%) Linux
9 10 (16.13%) Apache
9 10 (16.13%) Scrum
9 10 (16.13%) HTML5
10 9 (14.52%) Automation Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Finance
10 9 (14.52%) XML
10 9 (14.52%) Marketing
11 8 (12.90%) JSON
11 8 (12.90%) jQuery
11 8 (12.90%) WordPress
11 8 (12.90%) MySQL
11 8 (12.90%) CSS
11 8 (12.90%) PHP
11 8 (12.90%) Underscore.js
12 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (16.13%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) WordPress
3 5 (8.06%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Jetty
4 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (40.32%) JIRA
1 25 (40.32%) Git (software)
2 22 (35.48%) Selenium
3 15 (24.19%) Cucumber
4 13 (20.97%) WebDriver
5 7 (11.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.06%) Xcode
7 3 (4.84%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
1 9 (14.52%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Analyst
2 17 (27.42%) Test Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) Tester
3 16 (25.81%) QA Tester
4 15 (24.19%) Developer
5 14 (22.58%) Test Engineer
6 11 (17.74%) QA Analyst
7 10 (16.13%) QA Engineer
7 10 (16.13%) Web Tester
8 8 (12.90%) Web Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (8.06%) iOS Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (8.06%) Junior
10 5 (8.06%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (8.06%) Junior Test Analyst
11 4 (6.45%) Junior Tester
11 4 (6.45%) iPhone Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Applications Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) HTML
2 10 (16.13%) HTML5
3 9 (14.52%) XML
4 8 (12.90%) JSON
4 8 (12.90%) jQuery
4 8 (12.90%) CSS
4 8 (12.90%) Underscore.js
5 5 (8.06%) .NET
6 3 (4.84%) Web Services
7 2 (3.23%) Tapestry
7 2 (3.23%) Spring
7 2 (3.23%) Velocity
7 2 (3.23%) Cocoon
7 2 (3.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.45%) Smartphone
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) iPhone
3 3 (4.84%) Social Media
4 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.68%) Android
4 5 (8.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Automated Testing
3 10 (16.13%) Scrum
4 9 (14.52%) Automation Testing
5 7 (11.29%) Test Scripting
5 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.29%) Software Testing
6 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
6 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.06%) iOS Development
7 5 (8.06%) BDD
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
7 5 (8.06%) Test Management
8 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.45%) ITIL
8 4 (6.45%) OO
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.84%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) SQL
2 17 (27.42%) Ruby
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) PHP
5 6 (9.68%) Java
6 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) VBScript
7 2 (3.23%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) ISEB
1 16 (25.81%) Degree
2 10 (16.13%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) TickIT
1 2 (3.23%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) HP
2 1 (1.61%) Facebook
2 1 (1.61%) Twitter
2 1 (1.61%) Avaya
2 1 (1.61%) Informatica
2 1 (1.61%) QAD
Brighton, East Sussex
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum Up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Eurotime Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago