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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 56 28 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.41% 3.18% 4.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.06% 68.29% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 43 21 47
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 £41,900 £36,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
119 41 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.36% 4.65% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 95 34 89
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 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 1 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 +21 51 £35,000 +8.52% 6
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 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 45 (54.22%) SQL
2 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.96%) Git (software)
4 30 (36.14%) Selenium
5 29 (34.94%) JIRA
5 29 (34.94%) Cucumber
6 25 (30.12%) Automated Testing
7 24 (28.92%) Degree
8 23 (27.71%) Ruby
9 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
10 20 (24.10%) WebDriver
11 19 (22.89%) ISEB
12 17 (20.48%) HTML
12 17 (20.48%) XML
13 16 (19.28%) E-Commerce
13 16 (19.28%) Test Scripting
13 16 (19.28%) Manual Testing
14 14 (16.87%) Linux
15 13 (15.66%) UNIX
15 13 (15.66%) Apache
15 13 (15.66%) ISTQB
16 12 (14.46%) Java
16 12 (14.46%) OO
17 11 (13.25%) Scrum
17 11 (13.25%) Finance
18 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (12.05%) Automation Testing
19 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
19 9 (10.84%) BDD
19 9 (10.84%) Jetty

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (15.66%) Apache
2 9 (10.84%) Jetty
2 9 (10.84%) CMS
2 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.02%) WordPress
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) MySQL
2 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) DB2
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) BaseX
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.20%) SQL CLR
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQLite
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (40.96%) Git (software)
2 30 (36.14%) Selenium
3 29 (34.94%) JIRA
3 29 (34.94%) Cucumber
4 20 (24.10%) WebDriver
5 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
6 8 (9.64%) Subversion
7 7 (8.43%) SpecFlow
7 7 (8.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (7.23%) Xcode
9 3 (3.61%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Automotive
3 1 (1.20%) Publishing
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Analyst
2 27 (32.53%) Tester
3 23 (27.71%) QA Tester
3 23 (27.71%) Test Analyst
4 20 (24.10%) Developer
5 19 (22.89%) QA Analyst
6 18 (21.69%) QA Engineer
6 18 (21.69%) Test Engineer
7 13 (15.66%) Web Tester
8 11 (13.25%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) iOS Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Manual Tester
11 4 (4.82%) Software Test Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) HTML
1 17 (20.48%) XML
2 9 (10.84%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) CSS
3 8 (9.64%) Tapestry
3 8 (9.64%) Cocoon
4 7 (8.43%) HTML5
4 7 (8.43%) Spring
4 7 (8.43%) Servlets
5 5 (6.02%) Underscore.js
5 5 (6.02%) jQuery
5 5 (6.02%) JSON
5 5 (6.02%) Web Services
6 4 (4.82%) XSLT
7 3 (3.61%) Velocity
8 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.41%) JPA
9 1 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.43%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.82%) iPhone
3 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
4 3 (3.61%) Social Media
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.20%) PMI
6 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Linux
2 13 (15.66%) UNIX
3 8 (9.64%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.43%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.12%) Automated Testing
3 16 (19.28%) E-Commerce
3 16 (19.28%) Test Scripting
3 16 (19.28%) Manual Testing
4 12 (14.46%) OO
5 11 (13.25%) Scrum
6 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.05%) Automation Testing
7 9 (10.84%) BDD
8 7 (8.43%) Time Management
8 7 (8.43%) Regression Testing
9 6 (7.23%) ITIL
9 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.23%) Web Development
9 6 (7.23%) Operations Management
9 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.23%) Product Management
9 6 (7.23%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) SQL
2 23 (27.71%) Ruby
3 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.46%) Java
5 8 (9.64%) C#
6 5 (6.02%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.02%) PHP
7 4 (4.82%) XQuery
7 4 (4.82%) XPath
8 3 (3.61%) Perl
9 2 (2.41%) C
9 2 (2.41%) C++
9 2 (2.41%) VBScript
9 2 (2.41%) VB
9 2 (2.41%) Python
10 1 (1.20%) Haskell
10 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Degree
2 19 (22.89%) ISEB
3 13 (15.66%) ISTQB
4 8 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.20%) PMP
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) HP
2 1 (1.20%) Informatica
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Eurotime Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Best Practice IFA Group Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Healthcare,Pension,Lifecover,bonus,on site par
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago