Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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

Quality Assurance Engineer
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 119 106
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 40 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.96% 0.97% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 0.99% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36 13 27
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +16.67% -32.96%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £43,750 £43,700
South East median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -

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 2,003 2,030 1,914
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.04% 98.83% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,773 1,837 1,712
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,375
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in East Sussex

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in East Sussex

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Engineer in East Sussex over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for QA Engineer in East Sussex

QA Engineer
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 Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 +26 40 £45,000 +28.57% 1
QA Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, QA Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) QA
2 39 (97.50%) Test Automation
3 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (62.50%) Manual Testing
5 20 (50.00%) Scrum
5 20 (50.00%) Selenium
5 20 (50.00%) BDD
6 19 (47.50%) Java
7 15 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 15 (37.50%) JMeter
8 14 (35.00%) Degree
9 13 (32.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
9 13 (32.50%) Cucumber
10 12 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (27.50%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (27.50%) Regression Testing
12 10 (25.00%) JUnit
12 10 (25.00%) TestNG
12 10 (25.00%) QA Automation
13 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (22.50%) WebDriver
14 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 8 (20.00%) ISEB
14 8 (20.00%) Appium
14 8 (20.00%) Analytics
14 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 8 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (17.50%) Fintech

QA Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Selenium
2 15 (37.50%) JMeter
3 13 (32.50%) Cucumber
4 10 (25.00%) JUnit
4 10 (25.00%) TestNG
5 9 (22.50%) WebDriver
6 8 (20.00%) Appium
6 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (17.50%) JIRA
7 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
7 7 (17.50%) WATIR
8 4 (10.00%) Subversion
9 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.50%) Selendroid
9 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (17.50%) Fintech
5 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) Test Automation
2 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (62.50%) Manual Testing
4 20 (50.00%) BDD
4 20 (50.00%) Scrum
5 15 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
7 11 (27.50%) Exploratory Testing
7 11 (27.50%) Regression Testing
8 10 (25.00%) QA Automation
9 8 (20.00%) Analytics
10 7 (17.50%) TDD
11 6 (15.00%) Kanban
11 6 (15.00%) SDET
12 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
13 3 (7.50%) Open Source
13 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
13 3 (7.50%) Product Management
13 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
14 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 13 (32.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (20.00%) ISEB
4 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Peoplefluent
2 1 (2.50%) Apple
2 1 (2.50%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft