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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 67 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.51% 2.75% 3.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.47% 55.32% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 50 16 35
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.11% 4.97% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 102 37 87
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £56,500
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 October 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 October 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 +32 60 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 6 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 51 (56.04%) SQL
2 42 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 31 (34.07%) Cucumber
4 31 (34.07%) Selenium
5 28 (30.77%) Degree
6 25 (27.47%) JIRA
6 25 (27.47%) Automated Testing
6 25 (27.47%) Ruby
7 22 (24.18%) WebDriver
8 21 (23.08%) XML
9 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
9 20 (21.98%) E-Commerce
9 20 (21.98%) ISEB
10 18 (19.78%) OO
10 18 (19.78%) Test Scripting
11 17 (18.68%) UNIX
12 16 (17.58%) Scrum
13 15 (16.48%) ISTQB
13 15 (16.48%) HTML
13 15 (16.48%) Java
13 15 (16.48%) Manual Testing
14 14 (15.38%) BDD
15 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 13 (14.29%) Jetty
15 13 (14.29%) .NET
15 13 (14.29%) Linux
15 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
16 12 (13.19%) Apache
16 12 (13.19%) Tapestry

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (14.29%) Jetty
1 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 12 (13.19%) Apache
3 9 (9.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.20%) DB2
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Big Data
3 2 (2.20%) SQL CLR
4 1 (1.10%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.10%) BaseX
4 1 (1.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 31 (34.07%) Cucumber
2 31 (34.07%) Selenium
3 25 (27.47%) JIRA
4 22 (24.18%) WebDriver
5 12 (13.19%) Subversion
6 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.69%) SpecFlow
8 6 (6.59%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (6.59%) Xcode
9 3 (3.30%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Marketing
3 2 (2.20%) Front Office
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Analyst
2 26 (28.57%) Tester
3 23 (25.27%) Test Analyst
4 22 (24.18%) QA Tester
5 20 (21.98%) Developer
5 20 (21.98%) Test Engineer
6 18 (19.78%) QA Engineer
6 18 (19.78%) QA Analyst
7 13 (14.29%) Web Tester
8 11 (12.09%) QA Test Analyst
9 9 (9.89%) Java Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) iOS Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
12 4 (4.40%) Software Test Analyst
12 4 (4.40%) Manual Test Analyst
12 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.40%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.08%) XML
2 15 (16.48%) HTML
3 13 (14.29%) .NET
4 12 (13.19%) Tapestry
4 12 (13.19%) Cocoon
5 10 (10.99%) Spring
5 10 (10.99%) Servlets
6 7 (7.69%) CSS
7 5 (5.49%) Velocity
7 5 (5.49%) Web Services
7 5 (5.49%) XSLT
8 4 (4.40%) HTML5
9 3 (3.30%) LAMP
10 2 (2.20%) J2EE
10 2 (2.20%) DHTML
10 2 (2.20%) Ajax
10 2 (2.20%) Grails
10 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.20%) jQuery
10 2 (2.20%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.99%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.40%) User Experience
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) iPhone
3 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.30%) Social Media
4 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.20%) Open Source
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) UNIX
2 13 (14.29%) Linux
3 8 (8.79%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.47%) Automated Testing
3 20 (21.98%) E-Commerce
4 18 (19.78%) OO
4 18 (19.78%) Test Scripting
5 16 (17.58%) Scrum
6 15 (16.48%) Manual Testing
7 14 (15.38%) BDD
8 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.19%) Automation Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Regression Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Incident Management
9 8 (8.79%) Operations Management
9 8 (8.79%) Problem Management
9 8 (8.79%) ITIL
9 8 (8.79%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.79%) ITIL V2
10 7 (7.69%) Time Management
11 6 (6.59%) Web Development
11 6 (6.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.04%) SQL
2 25 (27.47%) Ruby
3 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.48%) Java
5 9 (9.89%) C#
6 5 (5.49%) Objective-C
6 5 (5.49%) XPath
6 5 (5.49%) XQuery
7 4 (4.40%) Perl
8 2 (2.20%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) C
8 2 (2.20%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.20%) VBScript
8 2 (2.20%) VB
8 2 (2.20%) Groovy
9 1 (1.10%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 28 (30.77%) Degree
2 20 (21.98%) ISEB
3 15 (16.48%) ISTQB
4 10 (10.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (8.79%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.10%) PMP
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle
2 1 (1.10%) Informatica
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 26 days ago