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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 78 35
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -43
Permanent jobs citing QA 90 27 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.61% 2.33% 6.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.83% 21.43% 67.42%
Number of salaries quoted 80 25 51
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,663 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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
141 126 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.92% 10.86% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 129 118 69
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +41 67 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Hove -1 4 £60,000 +33.60%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 71 (60.68%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.15%) Java
3 45 (38.46%) TDD
4 41 (35.04%) Web Services
4 41 (35.04%) Automated Testing
5 36 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
5 36 (30.77%) HP
6 35 (29.91%) Finance
7 32 (27.35%) SQL
7 32 (27.35%) Compatibility Testing
7 32 (27.35%) Manual Testing
8 30 (25.64%) Regression Testing
9 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
9 29 (24.79%) C#
9 29 (24.79%) Relational Database
10 28 (23.93%) Oracle
10 28 (23.93%) ETL
11 27 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (23.08%) .NET
11 27 (23.08%) Data Transformation
11 27 (23.08%) Data Integration
11 27 (23.08%) Unit Testing
12 26 (22.22%) Integration Testing
13 24 (20.51%) T-SQL
14 21 (17.95%) Big Data
15 20 (17.09%) Performance Testing
16 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (16.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (16.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 5 (4.27%) Apache
1 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.42%) CMS
3 3 (2.56%) Jetty
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) Documentum
4 2 (1.71%) FileNet
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) Mingle
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) SaaS
2 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) HTTP
1 6 (5.13%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) OSPF
2 3 (2.56%) BGP
2 3 (2.56%) VLAN
2 3 (2.56%) IMAP
2 3 (2.56%) VPN
2 3 (2.56%) DNS
2 3 (2.56%) SMTP
3 2 (1.71%) SAN
3 2 (1.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
1 29 (24.79%) Relational Database
2 27 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (17.95%) Big Data
4 19 (16.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (14.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (14.53%) SQL CLR
7 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.56%) MySQL
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.71%) DB2
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.85%) OLAP
10 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 12 (10.26%) Selenium
4 11 (9.40%) JUnit
4 11 (9.40%) Maven
5 10 (8.55%) LoadRunner
6 9 (7.69%) Hudson
7 7 (5.98%) JIRA
7 7 (5.98%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (5.13%) jMock
8 6 (5.13%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.27%) Ant
9 5 (4.27%) Gradle
10 4 (3.42%) Subversion
10 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.71%) JMeter
11 2 (1.71%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.85%) Appium
General
1 35 (29.91%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Marketing
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Front Office
5 2 (1.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (39.32%) QA Engineer
2 31 (26.50%) Developer
3 22 (18.80%) SQL Developer
4 18 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Junior Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Junior
6 9 (7.69%) Tester
6 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Database Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Junior SQL Server Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Database Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Head of Testing
9 5 (4.27%) SQL Database Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.04%) Web Services
2 27 (23.08%) .NET
3 15 (12.82%) HTML
4 14 (11.97%) Hibernate
4 14 (11.97%) Spring
5 10 (8.55%) CSS
6 9 (7.69%) XML
7 8 (6.84%) J2EE
7 8 (6.84%) Ajax
7 8 (6.84%) REST
8 6 (5.13%) Java EE
8 6 (5.13%) Velocity
8 6 (5.13%) JMS
8 6 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (5.13%) Gherkin
9 5 (4.27%) SOAP
9 5 (4.27%) HTML5
10 4 (3.42%) RESTful
10 4 (3.42%) XSLT
11 3 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.84%) Open Source
4 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.27%) E-Learning
6 4 (3.42%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.56%) Learning Management System
7 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.56%) PMI
7 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.56%) Social Media
8 2 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) UNIX
3 3 (2.56%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.56%) Android
3 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (60.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.46%) TDD
3 41 (35.04%) Automated Testing
4 32 (27.35%) Compatibility Testing
4 32 (27.35%) Manual Testing
5 30 (25.64%) Regression Testing
6 28 (23.93%) ETL
7 27 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 27 (23.08%) Data Transformation
8 26 (22.22%) Integration Testing
9 20 (17.09%) Performance Testing
10 19 (16.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (15.38%) Scrum
11 18 (15.38%) RAD
12 17 (14.53%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (14.53%) Waterfall
12 17 (14.53%) Database Theory
13 16 (13.68%) Relational Database Theory
14 15 (12.82%) OO
15 14 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.15%) Java
2 32 (27.35%) SQL
3 29 (24.79%) C#
4 24 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.27%) Perl
6 4 (3.42%) Python
6 4 (3.42%) Ruby
7 3 (2.56%) Groovy
8 2 (1.71%) F#
8 2 (1.71%) XPath
8 2 (1.71%) XQuery
8 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.71%) COBOL
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) IC3 Certification
2 3 (2.56%) ISEB
2 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Xen
1 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.56%) KVM
2 2 (1.71%) Ceph
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.71%) Puppet
2 2 (1.71%) Icinga
2 2 (1.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (30.77%) HP
2 28 (23.93%) Oracle
3 7 (5.98%) Pega
4 6 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.56%) VMware
5 3 (2.56%) Juniper
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum £30,000 - £50,000 + Bonu
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago