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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 71 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.89% 2.34% 2.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.39% 22.12% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 64 20 20
Average salary £48,750 £33,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.61% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,565 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -3.68%
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
112 104 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.29% 10.58% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 104 95 36
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £54,800
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +15 60 £47,500 +48.43% 2
Hove -10 4 £60,000 +33.60%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.23%) Java
3 39 (34.21%) TDD
4 37 (32.46%) SQL
5 33 (28.95%) Automated Testing
6 30 (26.32%) Web Services
7 29 (25.44%) HP
7 29 (25.44%) HP Quality Center
8 28 (24.56%) Manual Testing
8 28 (24.56%) Regression Testing
9 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
10 26 (22.81%) Finance
11 25 (21.93%) C#
11 25 (21.93%) Unit Testing
12 24 (21.05%) Compatibility Testing
13 23 (20.18%) .NET
13 23 (20.18%) OO
14 22 (19.30%) T-SQL
14 22 (19.30%) ETL
14 22 (19.30%) Scrum
14 22 (19.30%) Relational Database
15 21 (18.42%) Data Transformation
15 21 (18.42%) Integration Testing
15 21 (18.42%) Data Integration
15 21 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (17.54%) Degree
17 18 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
18 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
18 17 (14.91%) Performance Testing
18 17 (14.91%) Spring

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
1 10 (8.77%) Jetty
2 9 (7.89%) Apache
3 4 (3.51%) IIS
3 4 (3.51%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) Mingle
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Internet
2 3 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) OSPF
3 1 (0.88%) BGP
3 1 (0.88%) VLAN
3 1 (0.88%) IMAP
3 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 21 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (14.04%) Big Data
5 15 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (11.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (11.40%) SQL CLR
8 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.75%) MySQL
9 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.88%) DB2
10 1 (0.88%) SQLite
10 1 (0.88%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.88%) BaseX
Development Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Cucumber
2 13 (11.40%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.40%) Selenium
3 11 (9.65%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.77%) JIRA
5 9 (7.89%) Subversion
5 9 (7.89%) LoadRunner
5 9 (7.89%) Hudson
6 8 (7.02%) JUnit
7 7 (6.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (6.14%) Maven
8 6 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 6 (5.26%) jMock
9 5 (4.39%) Ant
9 5 (4.39%) Gradle
10 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.88%) JMeter
11 1 (0.88%) Xcode
11 1 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 26 (22.81%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Marketing
3 7 (6.14%) Front Office
4 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) QA Engineer
2 32 (28.07%) Developer
3 20 (17.54%) SQL Developer
4 17 (14.91%) SQL Server Developer
5 11 (9.65%) Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Test Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Tester
6 8 (7.02%) Junior
6 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Junior Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Development Manager
7 7 (6.14%) Quality Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.14%) IT Development Manager
7 7 (6.14%) Junior SQL Server Developer
8 6 (5.26%) QA Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Head of Testing
9 5 (4.39%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.39%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.32%) Web Services
2 23 (20.18%) .NET
3 17 (14.91%) HTML
3 17 (14.91%) Spring
4 16 (14.04%) CSS
5 12 (10.53%) XML
5 12 (10.53%) Ajax
5 12 (10.53%) Hibernate
6 9 (7.89%) J2EE
7 8 (7.02%) Servlets
7 8 (7.02%) Cocoon
7 8 (7.02%) Tapestry
7 8 (7.02%) HTML5
8 7 (6.14%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.14%) Velocity
8 7 (6.14%) Grails
8 7 (6.14%) jQuery
8 7 (6.14%) REST
8 7 (6.14%) CSS3
8 7 (6.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) Data Integration
2 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.65%) Open Source
4 8 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (7.02%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.39%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.63%) Learning Management System
7 3 (2.63%) User Experience
8 2 (1.75%) Social Media
9 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) UNIX
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.21%) TDD
3 33 (28.95%) Automated Testing
4 28 (24.56%) Regression Testing
4 28 (24.56%) Manual Testing
5 25 (21.93%) Unit Testing
6 24 (21.05%) Compatibility Testing
7 23 (20.18%) OO
8 22 (19.30%) ETL
8 22 (19.30%) Scrum
9 21 (18.42%) Integration Testing
9 21 (18.42%) Data Transformation
10 18 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (14.91%) Performance Testing
12 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce
13 14 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (11.40%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (11.40%) Database Theory
14 13 (11.40%) Relational Database Theory
15 12 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.23%) Java
2 37 (32.46%) SQL
3 25 (21.93%) C#
4 22 (19.30%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.14%) Groovy
7 4 (3.51%) XQuery
7 4 (3.51%) Ruby
7 4 (3.51%) XPath
7 4 (3.51%) Perl
8 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.75%) Python
8 2 (1.75%) F#
9 1 (0.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) ISEB
2 8 (7.02%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.75%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Xen
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.88%) KVM
1 1 (0.88%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 29 (25.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Icinga
2 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (25.44%) HP
2 17 (14.91%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.39%) Pega
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.88%) Juniper
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
St. Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £28k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hastings
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £28k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% Discretionary Bonus & Pension
Posted: 14 days ago