The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 2.22% 2.44% 6.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 11.11% 9.76% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

QA
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Sussex region.

QA Salary Trend in Sussex

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Mingle
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Mingle
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian