Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Analyst
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 105 87
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 33 21 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.50% 1.15% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.16% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 18
East Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £43,500 £42,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 2,181 1,804 2,107
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.87% 98.47% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,838 1,579 1,853
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £68,500
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings that featured QA Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in East Sussex

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in East Sussex

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in East Sussex over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in East Sussex

QA Analyst
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -6 33 £35,000 +3.70%
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Sussex region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
3 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) Test Strategy
5 9 (27.27%) SDLC
5 9 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Selenium
6 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 8 (24.24%) Java
6 8 (24.24%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
7 7 (21.21%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (21.21%) .NET
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
8 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
9 5 (15.15%) Confluence
9 5 (15.15%) JIRA
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
10 3 (9.09%) PMI
10 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East 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 5 (15.15%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
1 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.06%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) pytest
3 1 (3.03%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) PMI
4 2 (6.06%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
2 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Test Strategy
4 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 9 (27.27%) SDLC
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
6 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.06%) BDD
10 2 (6.06%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Atlassian