Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 54 43
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 168 81 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.70% 4.58% 5.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 67.74% 44.75% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 127 69 65
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,000 £56,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -2.22%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 248 181 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 11.37% 10.23% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 193 159 208
East Sussex median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,900 £67,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +3.45%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for QA in East Sussex

QA
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for QA in East Sussex

QA
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in East Sussex

QA
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 within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 June 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 +16 163 £45,000 +30.43% 8
Hove +3 2 £39,250 -19.49%
Eastbourne - 1 - -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for QA.

1 117 (69.64%) Test Automation
2 114 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (39.88%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (39.29%) Scrum
5 49 (29.17%) C#
5 49 (29.17%) Selenium
6 46 (27.38%) SQL
7 44 (26.19%) JavaScript
7 44 (26.19%) Git (software)
8 41 (24.40%) .NET
9 40 (23.81%) WebDriver
9 40 (23.81%) Computer Science
10 39 (23.21%) SDLC
11 38 (22.62%) Jenkins
11 38 (22.62%) BDD
12 35 (20.83%) TDD
13 33 (19.64%) Process Improvement
14 32 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (19.05%) JIRA
15 30 (17.86%) Web Services
16 29 (17.26%) Software Engineering
16 29 (17.26%) Confluence
17 28 (16.67%) Java
17 28 (16.67%) Test Strategy
17 28 (16.67%) AngularJS
18 27 (16.07%) Self-Motivation
18 27 (16.07%) RESTful
19 25 (14.88%) OOD
20 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment

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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 29 (17.26%) Confluence
2 9 (5.36%) Apache
3 3 (1.79%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.79%) nginx
3 3 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.93%) GitHub
2 5 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.19%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.19%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) Internet
2 4 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) Extranet
3 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.76%) MySQL
4 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.19%) Big Data
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.60%) HBase
9 1 (0.60%) icCube
9 1 (0.60%) Impala
9 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (29.17%) Selenium
2 44 (26.19%) Git (software)
3 40 (23.81%) WebDriver
4 38 (22.62%) Jenkins
5 32 (19.05%) JIRA
6 23 (13.69%) Cucumber
6 23 (13.69%) Visual Studio
7 22 (13.10%) NUnit
7 22 (13.10%) SpecFlow
8 17 (10.12%) Bitbucket
9 7 (4.17%) git-flow
10 6 (3.57%) JMeter
11 5 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.79%) Gradle
12 3 (1.79%) Maven
12 3 (1.79%) Subversion
13 2 (1.19%) Axure RP
13 2 (1.19%) HP UFT
13 2 (1.19%) JUnit
13 2 (1.19%) TestNG
General
1 13 (7.74%) Games
2 6 (3.57%) Finance
3 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.19%) Front Office
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (32.14%) Developer
2 36 (21.43%) Analyst
3 26 (15.48%) QA Analyst
4 25 (14.88%) Software Developer
4 25 (14.88%) Test Analyst
5 23 (13.69%) .NET Developer
6 22 (13.10%) Developer in Test
7 21 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 20 (11.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (11.90%) Senior Developer
9 19 (11.31%) Senior .NET Developer
9 19 (11.31%) Test Engineer
10 18 (10.71%) QA Engineer
10 18 (10.71%) QA Test Analyst
10 18 (10.71%) QA Test Engineer
11 17 (10.12%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (10.12%) Senior C# Developer
11 17 (10.12%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.40%) .NET
2 30 (17.86%) Web Services
3 28 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 27 (16.07%) RESTful
5 23 (13.69%) ASP.NET
6 22 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (12.50%) WCF
7 21 (12.50%) XSLT
8 15 (8.93%) Gherkin
9 10 (5.95%) React
10 9 (5.36%) HTML
11 7 (4.17%) Jest
12 6 (3.57%) XML
13 4 (2.38%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.38%) Express
13 4 (2.38%) koa
13 4 (2.38%) Sails.js
14 3 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
14 3 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
14 3 (1.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 27 (16.07%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (13.10%) Mobile App
4 22 (13.10%) User Experience
5 4 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.79%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.79%) SCORM
7 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.19%) Fintech
7 2 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.19%) PMI
8 1 (0.60%) Blog
8 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.60%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.12%) Windows
2 13 (7.74%) Linux
3 5 (2.98%) Android
3 5 (2.98%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.79%) CentOS
4 3 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (69.64%) Test Automation
2 114 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (39.88%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (39.29%) Scrum
5 39 (23.21%) SDLC
6 38 (22.62%) BDD
7 35 (20.83%) TDD
8 33 (19.64%) Process Improvement
9 32 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (17.26%) Software Engineering
11 28 (16.67%) Test Strategy
12 25 (14.88%) OOD
13 24 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
14 23 (13.69%) Open Source
14 23 (13.69%) Release Management
15 22 (13.10%) Manual Testing
15 22 (13.10%) OO
15 22 (13.10%) SDET
16 21 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
16 21 (12.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.17%) C#
2 46 (27.38%) SQL
3 44 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.67%) Java
5 16 (9.52%) Python
6 7 (4.17%) PHP
7 5 (2.98%) Go
7 5 (2.98%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (0.60%) F#
9 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.19%) ISEB
4 2 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.55%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.98%) SLA
3 4 (2.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) GDPR
5 1 (0.60%) P3O
5 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) Docker
2 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) Ansible
1 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.57%) Capita
3 3 (1.79%) HP
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle
3 3 (1.79%) VMware
3 3 (1.79%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.19%) Apple
4 2 (1.19%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.19%) Google
4 2 (1.19%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.19%) Snow
5 1 (0.60%) Birst
5 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.60%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.60%) Vertica