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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / East Sussex
Rank 51 43 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 4.12% 5.57% 5.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.64% 38.30% 58.56%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 59
Median salary £32,500 £38,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% -24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 110 141 111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 12.26% 14.54% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 105 113 100
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +3 36 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Hove - 1 £57,500 -
QA
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 48 (50.00%) .NET
2 41 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (32.29%) C#
4 30 (31.25%) TDD
5 29 (30.21%) Computer Science
6 28 (29.17%) SQL
7 25 (26.04%) Regression Testing
8 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 23 (23.96%) OO
9 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
9 23 (23.96%) Integration Testing
9 23 (23.96%) SDLC
10 22 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
10 22 (22.92%) OOD
11 21 (21.88%) XSLT
11 21 (21.88%) Windows
12 20 (20.83%) Pair Programming
12 20 (20.83%) WCF
12 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio
12 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 20 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (20.83%) SOLID
12 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
12 20 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
13 19 (19.79%) Performance Testing
14 18 (18.75%) MS Excel
15 17 (17.71%) Selenium
15 17 (17.71%) Software Engineering

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Top Related 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 4 (4.17%) ArcGIS
1 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.13%) Jetty
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) JBoss
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (4.17%) GIS
3 2 (2.08%) MySQL
3 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.08%) SQLite
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) SQL CLR
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 17 (17.71%) Selenium
4 13 (13.54%) WebDriver
5 10 (10.42%) JMeter
5 10 (10.42%) JUnit
6 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.13%) JIRA
8 2 (2.08%) TestNG
9 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 3 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Analyst
2 38 (39.58%) Test Analyst
3 31 (32.29%) QA Analyst
4 30 (31.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 24 (25.00%) Developer
6 21 (21.88%) QA Engineer
7 20 (20.83%) .NET Developer
7 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (20.83%) C# Developer
8 13 (13.54%) Agile .NET Developer
8 13 (13.54%) Agile C# Developer
8 13 (13.54%) Agile Developer
8 13 (13.54%) C# WCF Developer
8 13 (13.54%) Software Analyst
8 13 (13.54%) Software Test Analyst
8 13 (13.54%) WCF Developer
9 11 (11.46%) QA Test Engineer
9 11 (11.46%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (50.00%) .NET
2 21 (21.88%) XSLT
3 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (20.83%) WCF
4 4 (4.17%) HTML
4 4 (4.17%) XML
5 3 (3.13%) CSS
5 3 (3.13%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.13%) JPA
5 3 (3.13%) Servlets
5 3 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.04%) J2EE
6 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.21%) Computer Science
2 22 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.25%) TDD
3 25 (26.04%) Regression Testing
4 23 (23.96%) Integration Testing
4 23 (23.96%) OO
4 23 (23.96%) SDLC
5 22 (22.92%) OOD
6 20 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
6 20 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
6 20 (20.83%) Pair Programming
6 20 (20.83%) SOLID
7 19 (19.79%) Performance Testing
8 17 (17.71%) Software Engineering
9 15 (15.63%) Test Strategy
10 12 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (11.46%) Open Source
11 11 (11.46%) Software Testing
12 10 (10.42%) CAD
12 10 (10.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) C#
2 28 (29.17%) SQL
3 15 (15.63%) Java
4 4 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.04%) XPath
6 1 (1.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 8 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (7.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) ISO 14001
1 10 (10.42%) ISO 9001
2 8 (8.33%) SDET
3 1 (1.04%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Grafana
1 1 (1.04%) Graphite
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.17%) Mapinfo
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.04%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.04%) Pegasus
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago