The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £20,500 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Tester
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 76 99
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.12% 1.92% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 1.95% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £20,500 - £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  

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

IT Job Roles
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 849 1075 1086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 98.04% 98.35% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 731 935 923
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex that featured QA Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in East Sussex

QA Tester
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for QA Tester in East Sussex

QA Tester
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 Tester within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -7 1 £20,500 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Sussex region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS

QA Tester 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 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA