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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 42 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing QA 46 64 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.31% 5.82% 7.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.89% 48.12% 58.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 70
Median salary £37,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.94% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £50,000 £58,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 72 133 139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 8.30% 12.10% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 55 100 121
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in East Sussex

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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

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Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in East Sussex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in East Sussex

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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 3 months to 27 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 +5 42 £37,000 -10.30% 5
Hastings - 2 £38,000 -
Hove - 1 £40,000 -
Lewes - 1 £35,500 - 1
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 43 (51.81%) Test Automation
2 37 (44.58%) SQL
3 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (27.71%) .NET
5 22 (26.51%) Computer Science
5 22 (26.51%) Git (software)
6 21 (25.30%) Performance Testing
7 20 (24.10%) Python
8 19 (22.89%) SDLC
9 18 (21.69%) C#
9 18 (21.69%) TDD
10 17 (20.48%) BDD
11 16 (19.28%) Selenium
11 16 (19.28%) Regression Testing
12 15 (18.07%) Windows
12 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (16.87%) Open Source
13 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.66%) Java
15 12 (14.46%) OOD
15 12 (14.46%) OO
15 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
15 12 (14.46%) JIRA
15 12 (14.46%) Cucumber
15 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
15 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
16 11 (13.25%) WebDriver
16 11 (13.25%) RESTful
16 11 (13.25%) Capybara

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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 9 (10.84%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.20%) Apache
2 1 (1.20%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.20%) JBoss
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) Geospatial Data
2 9 (10.84%) GIS
3 7 (8.43%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.41%) HBase
4 2 (2.41%) icCube
4 2 (2.41%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.41%) OLAP
4 2 (2.41%) SQL CLR
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.20%) QGIS
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (26.51%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.28%) Selenium
3 12 (14.46%) Cucumber
3 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
3 12 (14.46%) JIRA
4 11 (13.25%) Capybara
4 11 (13.25%) WebDriver
5 10 (12.05%) Visual Studio
6 9 (10.84%) JMeter
7 8 (9.64%) JUnit
8 5 (6.02%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (6.02%) Games
2 4 (4.82%) Front Office
2 4 (4.82%) German Language
3 2 (2.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Military
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (46.99%) Analyst
2 38 (45.78%) Test Analyst
3 31 (37.35%) QA Analyst
3 31 (37.35%) QA Test Analyst
4 20 (24.10%) QA Engineer
5 16 (19.28%) Developer
5 16 (19.28%) Test Engineer
6 15 (18.07%) QA Test Engineer
7 10 (12.05%) .NET Developer
7 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (12.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (12.05%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.84%) GIS Technician
9 8 (9.64%) Senior Technician
10 7 (8.43%) Agile .NET Developer
10 7 (8.43%) Agile C# Developer
10 7 (8.43%) Agile Developer
10 7 (8.43%) C# WCF Developer
10 7 (8.43%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) .NET
2 11 (13.25%) RESTful
3 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (12.05%) WCF
3 10 (12.05%) XSLT
4 4 (4.82%) CSS
4 4 (4.82%) HTML
4 4 (4.82%) jQuery
4 4 (4.82%) REST
4 4 (4.82%) SOAP
5 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.41%) LAMP
5 2 (2.41%) MDX
5 2 (2.41%) React
5 2 (2.41%) Sass
6 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.81%) Test Automation
2 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.30%) Performance Testing
4 19 (22.89%) SDLC
5 18 (21.69%) TDD
6 17 (20.48%) BDD
7 16 (19.28%) Regression Testing
8 14 (16.87%) Open Source
9 12 (14.46%) OO
9 12 (14.46%) OOD
10 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
10 11 (13.25%) Test Scripting
11 10 (12.05%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (12.05%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (12.05%) Integration Testing
11 10 (12.05%) Pair Programming
11 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.05%) SOLID
12 9 (10.84%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) SQL
2 20 (24.10%) Python
3 18 (21.69%) C#
4 13 (15.66%) Java
5 11 (13.25%) Ruby
6 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
1 6 (7.23%) ISEB
1 6 (7.23%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Mapinfo
3 2 (2.41%) HP
3 2 (2.41%) Vertica
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Pegasus
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: ££competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago