Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 43 36
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 169 107 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.65% 5.50% 6.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.02% 56.02% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 138 89 97
East Sussex median annual salary £48,748 £51,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.42% +27.50% -7.51%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 256 191 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 11.59% 9.82% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 217 168 228
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,150 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £80,000 £64,875
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +17 166 £48,748 -4.42% 10
Eastbourne - 2 £45,000 - 1
Hove -3 1 £52,500 - 2
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 118 (69.82%) Test Automation
2 113 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (36.69%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (32.54%) C#
4 55 (32.54%) SQL
5 53 (31.36%) Scrum
5 53 (31.36%) Git (software)
6 50 (29.59%) Computer Science
7 48 (28.40%) .NET
8 43 (25.44%) JavaScript
9 41 (24.26%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (23.08%) Selenium
11 37 (21.89%) Java
11 37 (21.89%) ASP.NET
11 37 (21.89%) TDD
12 36 (21.30%) BDD
13 35 (20.71%) WCF
13 35 (20.71%) OO
13 35 (20.71%) OOD
13 35 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (20.12%) Visual Studio
15 33 (19.53%) Process Improvement
15 33 (19.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (19.53%) Continuous Deployment
16 31 (18.34%) Pair Programming
16 31 (18.34%) XSLT
16 31 (18.34%) Integration Testing
16 31 (18.34%) Customer Requirements
16 31 (18.34%) SOLID
17 30 (17.75%) Self-Motivation

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 19 (11.24%) Confluence
2 6 (3.55%) Apache
3 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.18%) nginx
3 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.92%) GitHub
2 8 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.96%) PaaS
4 4 (2.37%) SaaS
5 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.59%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) HTTP
2 3 (1.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.59%) Network Security
3 1 (0.59%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.14%) MySQL
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.78%) Big Data
5 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.59%) HBase
7 1 (0.59%) icCube
7 1 (0.59%) Impala
7 1 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (31.36%) Git (software)
2 39 (23.08%) Selenium
3 34 (20.12%) Visual Studio
4 26 (15.38%) JIRA
5 25 (14.79%) Jenkins
6 22 (13.02%) Cucumber
7 20 (11.83%) WebDriver
8 16 (9.47%) JMeter
9 13 (7.69%) Bitbucket
9 13 (7.69%) NUnit
9 13 (7.69%) SpecFlow
10 9 (5.33%) JUnit
11 7 (4.14%) TestNG
12 6 (3.55%) git-flow
13 4 (2.37%) Gradle
13 4 (2.37%) Maven
14 3 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.78%) Axure RP
14 3 (1.78%) Subversion
15 2 (1.18%) Appium
General
1 16 (9.47%) Finance
2 5 (2.96%) Games
3 2 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (42.01%) Developer
2 32 (18.93%) .NET Developer
2 32 (18.93%) QA Engineer
2 32 (18.93%) Senior Developer
3 30 (17.75%) Analyst
3 30 (17.75%) C# Developer
4 28 (16.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (14.79%) QA Analyst
5 25 (14.79%) Senior .NET Developer
6 24 (14.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 24 (14.20%) Senior C# Developer
7 21 (12.43%) QA Automation Engineer
7 21 (12.43%) SQL Developer
8 20 (11.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (11.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (11.83%) QA Test Analyst
8 20 (11.83%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (11.83%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (11.83%) Senior SQL Developer
8 20 (11.83%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.40%) .NET
2 37 (21.89%) ASP.NET
3 35 (20.71%) WCF
4 33 (19.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 31 (18.34%) XSLT
6 22 (13.02%) Web Services
7 19 (11.24%) AngularJS
8 16 (9.47%) RESTful
9 11 (6.51%) HTML
9 11 (6.51%) XML
10 9 (5.33%) React
11 8 (4.73%) CSS
11 8 (4.73%) Gherkin
12 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.96%) Jest
13 5 (2.96%) jQuery
14 4 (2.37%) JSON
14 4 (2.37%) XSL
15 3 (1.78%) Express
15 3 (1.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (29.59%) Computer Science
2 35 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (17.75%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (10.06%) Mobile App
5 11 (6.51%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.73%) Fintech
6 8 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (4.73%) User Experience
7 6 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.37%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.78%) PMI
9 3 (1.78%) SCORM
10 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.28%) Windows
2 12 (7.10%) Linux
3 8 (4.73%) Android
3 8 (4.73%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.18%) CentOS
4 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (69.82%) Test Automation
2 113 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (36.69%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (31.36%) Scrum
5 41 (24.26%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (21.89%) TDD
7 36 (21.30%) BDD
8 35 (20.71%) OO
8 35 (20.71%) OOD
9 33 (19.53%) Continuous Deployment
9 33 (19.53%) Process Improvement
10 31 (18.34%) Customer Requirements
10 31 (18.34%) Integration Testing
10 31 (18.34%) Pair Programming
10 31 (18.34%) SOLID
11 28 (16.57%) Software Engineering
12 27 (15.98%) SDLC
13 25 (14.79%) Manual Testing
14 23 (13.61%) Regression Testing
15 16 (9.47%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.54%) C#
1 55 (32.54%) SQL
2 43 (25.44%) JavaScript
3 37 (21.89%) Java
4 11 (6.51%) F#
4 11 (6.51%) VB
5 4 (2.37%) Go
6 3 (1.78%) PHP
6 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.78%) Python
6 3 (1.78%) Ruby
6 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.18%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 26 (15.38%) Degree
2 15 (8.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.96%) ISEB
4 5 (2.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.33%) Docker
2 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Ansible
1 2 (1.18%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (0.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.73%) Peoplefluent
3 4 (2.37%) Apple
3 4 (2.37%) Google
4 3 (1.78%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.78%) VMware
4 3 (1.78%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.18%) Birst
5 2 (1.18%) HP
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle
5 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.18%) Snow
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco
6 1 (0.59%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.59%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.59%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.59%) Vertica