Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 45 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 186 85 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.36% 4.74% 5.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.99% 51.20% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 142 68 76
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £26,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £52,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -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 262 166 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 11.78% 9.26% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 201 141 224
East Sussex median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,875 £28,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +2.56%

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

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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

QA
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in East Sussex over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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 6 months to 14 August 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 +19 182 £45,000 +16.13% 14
Hove +9 2 £40,500 -16.92% 1
Eastbourne - 1 - -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 128 (68.82%) Test Automation
2 116 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (39.78%) Scrum
4 72 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (29.03%) C#
6 53 (28.49%) Selenium
7 51 (27.42%) Git (software)
7 51 (27.42%) JavaScript
8 48 (25.81%) SQL
9 45 (24.19%) Computer Science
10 40 (21.51%) BDD
10 40 (21.51%) Self-Motivation
11 39 (20.97%) Java
11 39 (20.97%) .NET
12 38 (20.43%) Software Engineering
12 38 (20.43%) SDLC
13 33 (17.74%) Jenkins
13 33 (17.74%) Process Improvement
13 33 (17.74%) WebDriver
14 32 (17.20%) JIRA
14 32 (17.20%) TDD
14 32 (17.20%) Web Services
14 32 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (16.67%) AngularJS
16 30 (16.13%) OOD
16 30 (16.13%) Open Source
17 27 (14.52%) OO
17 27 (14.52%) Confluence
17 27 (14.52%) Test Strategy
18 26 (13.98%) Release Management

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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 27 (14.52%) Confluence
2 8 (4.30%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.54%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) nginx
3 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.68%) GitHub
2 6 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) Internet
2 6 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) Extranet
3 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.84%) MySQL
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.69%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.54%) HBase
7 1 (0.54%) icCube
7 1 (0.54%) Impala
7 1 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (28.49%) Selenium
2 51 (27.42%) Git (software)
3 33 (17.74%) Jenkins
3 33 (17.74%) WebDriver
4 32 (17.20%) JIRA
5 26 (13.98%) Visual Studio
6 25 (13.44%) Cucumber
7 22 (11.83%) NUnit
7 22 (11.83%) SpecFlow
8 20 (10.75%) Bitbucket
9 14 (7.53%) JMeter
10 11 (5.91%) git-flow
11 5 (2.69%) JUnit
11 5 (2.69%) TestNG
12 3 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.61%) Axure RP
13 2 (1.08%) HP UFT
14 1 (0.54%) CircleCI
14 1 (0.54%) Maven
14 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 16 (8.60%) Games
2 8 (4.30%) Finance
3 3 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (32.26%) Developer
2 38 (20.43%) Analyst
3 29 (15.59%) QA Analyst
4 28 (15.05%) Senior Developer
5 26 (13.98%) .NET Developer
5 26 (13.98%) Software Developer
6 24 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 24 (12.90%) QA Engineer
6 24 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 24 (12.90%) Test Analyst
7 23 (12.37%) Software Engineer
8 22 (11.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (11.83%) Developer in Test
8 22 (11.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 22 (11.83%) Senior C# Developer
9 21 (11.29%) QA Test Analyst
10 19 (10.22%) Test Engineer
11 18 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (9.68%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (9.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.97%) .NET
2 32 (17.20%) Web Services
3 31 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 26 (13.98%) ASP.NET
5 25 (13.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (12.90%) WCF
6 24 (12.90%) XSLT
7 23 (12.37%) RESTful
8 13 (6.99%) React
9 12 (6.45%) Gherkin
10 9 (4.84%) HTML
10 9 (4.84%) Jest
11 8 (4.30%) XML
12 5 (2.69%) Express
12 5 (2.69%) JSON
12 5 (2.69%) koa
12 5 (2.69%) Sails.js
13 4 (2.15%) CSS
13 4 (2.15%) Sass
14 2 (1.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.19%) Computer Science
2 40 (21.51%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (13.98%) Mobile App
4 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (10.22%) User Experience
6 9 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.15%) e-Learning
8 4 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.15%) SCORM
9 2 (1.08%) Fintech
9 2 (1.08%) PMI
10 1 (0.54%) Blog
10 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.54%) Social Media
10 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.14%) Windows
2 15 (8.06%) Linux
3 9 (4.84%) Android
3 9 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.54%) CentOS
4 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (68.82%) Test Automation
2 116 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (39.78%) Scrum
4 72 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (21.51%) BDD
6 38 (20.43%) SDLC
6 38 (20.43%) Software Engineering
7 33 (17.74%) Process Improvement
8 32 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (17.20%) TDD
9 30 (16.13%) OOD
9 30 (16.13%) Open Source
10 27 (14.52%) OO
10 27 (14.52%) Test Strategy
11 26 (13.98%) Release Management
12 25 (13.44%) Continuous Deployment
13 24 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
13 24 (12.90%) Integration Testing
13 24 (12.90%) Manual Testing
13 24 (12.90%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.03%) C#
2 51 (27.42%) JavaScript
3 48 (25.81%) SQL
4 39 (20.97%) Java
5 9 (4.84%) Python
6 7 (3.76%) PHP
7 6 (3.23%) F#
7 6 (3.23%) VB
8 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.15%) Go
10 2 (1.08%) Ruby
11 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (10.22%) Degree
2 10 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.15%) ISEB
5 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.91%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.69%) SLA
3 3 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (4.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Ansible
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.15%) Apple
2 4 (2.15%) Google
2 4 (2.15%) HP
2 4 (2.15%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.61%) Peoplefluent
4 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.08%) Snow
5 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.54%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle
5 1 (0.54%) Vertica
5 1 (0.54%) VMware