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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 69 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.10% 2.64% 3.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.62% 43.94% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 18
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £36,250 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £65,000 £54,650
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
148 66 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 15.23% 6.00% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 112 59 57
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 +30 68 £36,500 -18.88% 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 70 (54.69%) Java
2 66 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (50.78%) Web Services
4 56 (43.75%) HTML
4 56 (43.75%) Degree
5 52 (40.63%) SDLC
6 51 (39.84%) Computer Science
7 49 (38.28%) XML
8 42 (32.81%) SQL
9 37 (28.91%) Selenium
10 36 (28.13%) SaaS
10 36 (28.13%) RAD
10 36 (28.13%) TDD
11 34 (26.56%) Management Information System
11 34 (26.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (21.88%) Integration Testing
12 28 (21.88%) Automated Testing
12 28 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (21.09%) Finance
13 27 (21.09%) SOAP
13 27 (21.09%) REST
14 26 (20.31%) WebDriver
14 26 (20.31%) JSP
14 26 (20.31%) Regression Testing
15 25 (19.53%) HP
15 25 (19.53%) HP Quality Center
15 25 (19.53%) Product Management
15 25 (19.53%) Waterfall
16 24 (18.75%) Oracle
16 24 (18.75%) DB2

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 8 (6.25%) IIS
2 5 (3.91%) WordPress
3 4 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.13%) Drupal
3 4 (3.13%) JBoss
3 4 (3.13%) Jetty
3 4 (3.13%) Moodle
3 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.13%) SaaS
2 3 (2.34%) IaaS
3 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) DB2
2 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.81%) Big Data
4 6 (4.69%) MySQL
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.91%) SQL CLR
5 5 (3.91%) SQLite
6 4 (3.13%) BaseX
6 4 (3.13%) MarkLogic
6 4 (3.13%) OLAP
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (28.91%) Selenium
2 26 (20.31%) WebDriver
3 23 (17.97%) Selenium IDE
4 15 (11.72%) JUnit
5 12 (9.38%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.81%) Calabash
6 10 (7.81%) JIRA
7 7 (5.47%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.47%) Git (software)
7 7 (5.47%) JMeter
7 7 (5.47%) LoadRunner
8 6 (4.69%) Firebug
8 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.69%) Maven
9 5 (3.91%) Fiddler
9 5 (3.91%) Subversion
10 4 (3.13%) Ant
10 4 (3.13%) TestNG
10 4 (3.13%) WebPagetest
11 3 (2.34%) HP UFT
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 22 (17.19%) Front Office
3 12 (9.38%) Marketing
4 9 (7.03%) Retail
5 7 (5.47%) Banking
5 7 (5.47%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.56%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (26.56%) QA Engineer
2 26 (20.31%) Architect
2 26 (20.31%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (17.19%) Tester
4 15 (11.72%) Analyst
4 15 (11.72%) Technical Manager
5 14 (10.94%) Developer
6 12 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 12 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 12 (9.38%) QA Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Technical Project Manager
6 12 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) Applications Tester
7 10 (7.81%) Java Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Mobile Tester
7 10 (7.81%) Presales Solution Architect
7 10 (7.81%) QA Test Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) QA Tester
7 10 (7.81%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (50.78%) Web Services
2 56 (43.75%) HTML
3 49 (38.28%) XML
4 27 (21.09%) REST
4 27 (21.09%) SOAP
5 26 (20.31%) JSP
6 20 (15.63%) .NET
7 17 (13.28%) HTML5
8 16 (12.50%) CSS
9 12 (9.38%) Velocity
10 9 (7.03%) jQuery
10 9 (7.03%) Servlets
10 9 (7.03%) Spring
11 8 (6.25%) JPA
11 8 (6.25%) XSLT
12 5 (3.91%) J2EE
13 4 (3.13%) Middleware
13 4 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (3.13%) WSDL
13 4 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 51 (39.84%) Computer Science
2 34 (26.56%) Management Information System
3 28 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (17.19%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (15.63%) Mainframe
6 16 (12.50%) Social Media
7 9 (7.03%) PMI
8 4 (3.13%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (3.13%) Replication
9 2 (1.56%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.56%) User Experience
10 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.78%) iPhone
10 1 (0.78%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Android
1 16 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 11 (8.59%) Windows
3 7 (5.47%) Unix
4 6 (4.69%) Linux
5 4 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (40.63%) SDLC
3 36 (28.13%) RAD
3 36 (28.13%) TDD
4 34 (26.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (21.88%) Automated Testing
5 28 (21.88%) Integration Testing
6 26 (20.31%) Regression Testing
7 25 (19.53%) Product Management
7 25 (19.53%) Waterfall
8 23 (17.97%) Compatibility Testing
8 23 (17.97%) Functional Testing
8 23 (17.97%) System Integration Testing
8 23 (17.97%) Unit Testing
8 23 (17.97%) Use Case
9 22 (17.19%) Manual Testing
9 22 (17.19%) Presales
9 22 (17.19%) Workflow
9 22 (17.19%) Workflow Analysis
10 21 (16.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (54.69%) Java
2 42 (32.81%) SQL
3 16 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.94%) C#
5 11 (8.59%) COBOL
6 4 (3.13%) C++
6 4 (3.13%) XPath
6 4 (3.13%) XQuery
7 1 (0.78%) PHP
7 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (43.75%) Degree
2 17 (13.28%) ISEB
2 17 (13.28%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 25 (19.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (19.53%) HP
2 24 (18.75%) Oracle
3 11 (8.59%) Rally
4 4 (3.13%) IBM
4 4 (3.13%) Pega
5 2 (1.56%) Informatica
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
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