The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Sussex
Rank 9 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 4.55% 10.00% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £58,750 £75,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
12 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 27.27% 20.00% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 2
Median salary £62,500 £75,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +104.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,868 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,350 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the Sussex region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Play Framework

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) UAT Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle