Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 30 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 138 176 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.53% 8.36% 5.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.87% 68.48% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 122 157 90
East Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £25,275 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,200 £51,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%

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 261 257 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 14.25% 12.20% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 235 213 214
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £77,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -5.56%

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

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 -4 111 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Hove +14 18 £60,000 +63.82% 1
Hastings - 4 £41,588 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 86 (62.32%) Test Automation
2 76 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (32.61%) TDD
4 42 (30.43%) SQL
5 37 (26.81%) C#
6 36 (26.09%) .NET
7 34 (24.64%) Computer Science
8 32 (23.19%) JavaScript
9 30 (21.74%) BDD
10 28 (20.29%) Process Improvement
10 28 (20.29%) Scrum
11 27 (19.57%) Regression Testing
12 26 (18.84%) Selenium
13 25 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (17.39%) Integration Testing
14 24 (17.39%) WebDriver
14 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
15 23 (16.67%) HTML
15 23 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET
16 22 (15.94%) CSS
16 22 (15.94%) Finance
16 22 (15.94%) WCF
16 22 (15.94%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (15.22%) SDLC
17 21 (15.22%) Test Strategy
18 20 (14.49%) Git (software)
18 20 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
19 19 (13.77%) Kanban
19 19 (13.77%) TestNG

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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 3 (2.17%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.72%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) nginx
3 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.72%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.42%) GitHub
2 11 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.90%) SaaS
4 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.72%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) MySQL
3 3 (2.17%) Redis
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (18.84%) Selenium
2 24 (17.39%) WebDriver
3 20 (14.49%) Git (software)
4 19 (13.77%) TestNG
5 14 (10.14%) Visual Studio
6 12 (8.70%) Appium
7 11 (7.97%) Jenkins
7 11 (7.97%) JUnit
7 11 (7.97%) Subversion
8 10 (7.25%) JIRA
8 10 (7.25%) SoapUI
8 10 (7.25%) WATIR
9 8 (5.80%) Ant
9 8 (5.80%) Gradle
9 8 (5.80%) Hudson
9 8 (5.80%) Maven
10 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.17%) JMeter
11 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Banking
3 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (32.61%) Analyst
2 44 (31.88%) Test Analyst
3 42 (30.43%) QA Analyst
3 42 (30.43%) QA Test Analyst
4 36 (26.09%) Developer
5 24 (17.39%) QA Engineer
6 19 (13.77%) QA Automation Engineer
7 17 (12.32%) Senior Manager
7 17 (12.32%) Senior Test Manager
7 17 (12.32%) Test Manager
8 16 (11.59%) Tester
9 14 (10.14%) .NET Developer
9 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (10.14%) C# Developer
9 14 (10.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (10.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (10.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 14 (10.14%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (10.14%) Senior Developer
9 14 (10.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.09%) .NET
2 23 (16.67%) HTML
3 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET
3 22 (15.94%) CSS
3 22 (15.94%) WCF
4 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (10.14%) HTML5
4 14 (10.14%) XSLT
5 11 (7.97%) jQuery
6 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (5.80%) Web Services
6 8 (5.80%) XML
6 8 (5.80%) XSL
7 7 (5.07%) REST
7 7 (5.07%) SOAP
8 5 (3.62%) Node.js
9 4 (2.90%) React
9 4 (2.90%) Sass
10 2 (1.45%) Ajax
10 2 (1.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.14%) Fintech
3 8 (5.80%) Internet of Things
3 8 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.17%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.17%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.45%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.72%) BBC
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.87%) Windows
2 11 (7.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (62.32%) Test Automation
2 76 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (32.61%) TDD
4 34 (24.64%) Computer Science
5 30 (21.74%) BDD
6 28 (20.29%) Process Improvement
6 28 (20.29%) Scrum
7 27 (19.57%) Regression Testing
8 25 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (17.39%) Integration Testing
10 22 (15.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (15.22%) SDLC
11 21 (15.22%) Test Strategy
12 20 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (13.77%) Kanban
14 18 (13.04%) Performance Testing
15 16 (11.59%) QA Automation
16 15 (10.87%) Mentoring
16 15 (10.87%) OO
16 15 (10.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.43%) SQL
2 37 (26.81%) C#
3 32 (23.19%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.87%) Java
5 11 (7.97%) PHP
5 11 (7.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (11.59%) ISTQB
2 13 (9.42%) ISEB
3 6 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.45%) PMO
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.90%) Peoplefluent
3 2 (1.45%) Google
3 2 (1.45%) Zend
4 1 (0.72%) SAP