Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 36 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 163 133 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.98% 6.48% 6.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 64.17% 59.11% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 148 123 114
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +38.57% -14.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,275 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £80,000 £64,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 254 225 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 12.43% 10.95% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 233 201 259
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £80,000 £67,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 16 December 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 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 +13 160 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Eastbourne - 2 £45,000 -
Hove -6 1 £52,500 +43.34% 1
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 115 (70.55%) Test Automation
2 106 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (34.36%) .NET
4 55 (33.74%) Computer Science
5 54 (33.13%) SQL
6 53 (32.52%) Scrum
7 51 (31.29%) C#
7 51 (31.29%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (30.67%) Git (software)
9 48 (29.45%) TDD
10 43 (26.38%) ASP.NET
11 41 (25.15%) WCF
12 39 (23.93%) JavaScript
13 38 (23.31%) Process Improvement
14 37 (22.70%) BDD
14 37 (22.70%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (22.70%) Problem-Solving
15 36 (22.09%) OO
16 35 (21.47%) OOD
16 35 (21.47%) Java
16 35 (21.47%) ASP.NET Web API
16 35 (21.47%) Continuous Deployment
17 34 (20.86%) Integration Testing
17 34 (20.86%) Visual Studio
18 33 (20.25%) XSLT
18 33 (20.25%) Pair Programming
18 33 (20.25%) Customer Requirements
18 33 (20.25%) SOLID
19 32 (19.63%) Selenium
20 28 (17.18%) Regression Testing

QA
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 10 (6.13%) Confluence
2 3 (1.84%) Apache
3 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.23%) nginx
3 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.68%) GitHub
2 6 (3.68%) SaaS
3 5 (3.07%) PaaS
4 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.61%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.61%) Network Security
2 1 (0.61%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.07%) MySQL
4 2 (1.23%) Big Data
4 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (30.67%) Git (software)
2 34 (20.86%) Visual Studio
3 32 (19.63%) Selenium
4 20 (12.27%) JIRA
5 19 (11.66%) Jenkins
6 17 (10.43%) Cucumber
6 17 (10.43%) WebDriver
7 16 (9.82%) JMeter
8 13 (7.98%) JUnit
9 11 (6.75%) TestNG
10 9 (5.52%) Appium
11 7 (4.29%) Bitbucket
11 7 (4.29%) SoapUI
11 7 (4.29%) WATIR
12 6 (3.68%) NUnit
12 6 (3.68%) SpecFlow
12 6 (3.68%) Subversion
13 4 (2.45%) git-flow
13 4 (2.45%) Gradle
13 4 (2.45%) Maven
General
1 17 (10.43%) Finance
2 4 (2.45%) Games
3 2 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (39.88%) Developer
2 40 (24.54%) QA Engineer
3 37 (22.70%) Analyst
4 34 (20.86%) Senior Developer
5 33 (20.25%) .NET Developer
5 33 (20.25%) QA Analyst
5 33 (20.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 32 (19.63%) C# Developer
7 31 (19.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (16.56%) QA Automation Engineer
8 27 (16.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 27 (16.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 27 (16.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 27 (16.56%) Test Analyst
9 24 (14.72%) QA Test Engineer
9 24 (14.72%) SQL Developer
9 24 (14.72%) Test Engineer
10 23 (14.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (14.11%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (14.11%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (34.36%) .NET
2 43 (26.38%) ASP.NET
3 41 (25.15%) WCF
4 35 (21.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (20.25%) XSLT
6 11 (6.75%) HTML
6 11 (6.75%) Web Services
6 11 (6.75%) XML
7 10 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (6.13%) CSS
7 10 (6.13%) RESTful
8 9 (5.52%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.52%) jQuery
9 8 (4.91%) XSL
10 5 (3.07%) Gherkin
11 4 (2.45%) React
12 3 (1.84%) HTML5
12 3 (1.84%) LAMP
13 2 (1.23%) JSON
13 2 (1.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.70%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (14.72%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (9.20%) Fintech
4 13 (7.98%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.45%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.84%) User Experience
9 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.23%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.61%) BBC
10 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.61%) PMI
10 1 (0.61%) SCORM
10 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.20%) Windows
2 7 (4.29%) Linux
3 4 (2.45%) Android
3 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.23%) CentOS
4 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (70.55%) Test Automation
2 106 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (33.74%) Computer Science
4 53 (32.52%) Scrum
5 51 (31.29%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (29.45%) TDD
7 38 (23.31%) Process Improvement
8 37 (22.70%) BDD
8 37 (22.70%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (22.09%) OO
10 35 (21.47%) Continuous Deployment
10 35 (21.47%) OOD
11 34 (20.86%) Integration Testing
12 33 (20.25%) Customer Requirements
12 33 (20.25%) Pair Programming
12 33 (20.25%) SOLID
13 28 (17.18%) Regression Testing
14 27 (16.56%) Manual Testing
15 25 (15.34%) SDLC
16 22 (13.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.13%) SQL
2 51 (31.29%) C#
3 39 (23.93%) JavaScript
4 35 (21.47%) Java
5 10 (6.13%) F#
5 10 (6.13%) Python
5 10 (6.13%) VB
6 3 (1.84%) Go
6 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.84%) Ruby
7 2 (1.23%) Java 8
8 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (14.11%) Degree
2 14 (8.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (7.98%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.52%) ISEB
5 4 (2.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.91%) Docker
2 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Ansible
1 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.75%) Peoplefluent
3 3 (1.84%) Google
3 3 (1.84%) VMware
4 2 (1.23%) Apple
4 2 (1.23%) Birst
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle
5 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco
5 1 (0.61%) HP
5 1 (0.61%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.61%) Xamarin