Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 30 47
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 122 135 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.90% 6.75% 5.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.48% 47.54% 58.64%
Number of salaries quoted 108 109 70
East Sussex median annual salary £51,000 £39,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.11% -8.14% +22.86%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £56,500 £56,825
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +6.59%

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 216 284 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 10.44% 14.21% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 192 243 149
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,625 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,750 £69,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -11 115 £51,000 +45.71% 5
Hove -11 3 £36,625 -12.80%
Lewes - 1 £35,500 -
Hastings - 1 £38,000 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 87 (71.31%) SQL
2 70 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (57.38%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (56.56%) Computer Science
4 60 (49.18%) Test Automation
5 48 (39.34%) SDLC
6 45 (36.89%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (36.89%) SOA
7 44 (36.07%) Java
8 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
8 42 (34.43%) TDD
9 40 (32.79%) Git (software)
10 38 (31.15%) Degree
10 38 (31.15%) Use Case
10 38 (31.15%) .NET
11 37 (30.33%) C#
11 37 (30.33%) SOAP
11 37 (30.33%) Front Office
11 37 (30.33%) German Language
11 37 (30.33%) SaaS
11 37 (30.33%) REST
11 37 (30.33%) Presales
11 37 (30.33%) Enterprise Software
11 37 (30.33%) Business Process Analysis
12 34 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (25.41%) OOD
13 31 (25.41%) OO
13 31 (25.41%) Customer Requirements
14 30 (24.59%) Continuous Deployment
14 30 (24.59%) ASP.NET Web API

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 8 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.28%) Confluence
3 1 (0.82%) Apache
3 1 (0.82%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.82%) JBoss
3 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.33%) SaaS
2 8 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.38%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) MySQL
5 1 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.82%) GIS
5 1 (0.82%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (32.79%) Git (software)
2 30 (24.59%) Visual Studio
3 23 (18.85%) Cucumber
4 19 (15.57%) Selenium
5 17 (13.93%) Jenkins
6 15 (12.30%) JIRA
7 11 (9.02%) WebDriver
8 10 (8.20%) Capybara
9 8 (6.56%) Bower
9 8 (6.56%) Grunt
10 4 (3.28%) NUnit
10 4 (3.28%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.64%) JMeter
11 2 (1.64%) JUnit
11 2 (1.64%) TestNG
12 1 (0.82%) Bugzilla
General
1 37 (30.33%) Front Office
1 37 (30.33%) German Language
2 5 (4.10%) Finance
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Billing
3 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Developer
2 32 (26.23%) Analyst
3 31 (25.41%) Architect
4 30 (24.59%) .NET Developer
5 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (23.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (23.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (23.77%) C# Developer
6 23 (18.85%) SaaS Architect
6 23 (18.85%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (16.39%) Agile .NET Developer
7 20 (16.39%) Agile C# Developer
7 20 (16.39%) Agile Developer
7 20 (16.39%) QA Engineer
7 20 (16.39%) Test Engineer
8 19 (15.57%) QA Test Engineer
9 14 (11.48%) SaaS Analyst
9 14 (11.48%) Technical Analyst
9 14 (11.48%) Test Analyst
10 13 (10.66%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.15%) .NET
2 37 (30.33%) REST
2 37 (30.33%) SOAP
3 30 (24.59%) ASP.NET
3 30 (24.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (24.59%) WCF
3 30 (24.59%) XSLT
4 14 (11.48%) RESTful
5 12 (9.84%) Web Services
6 9 (7.38%) HTML
7 8 (6.56%) LESS
7 8 (6.56%) Lucene
7 8 (6.56%) Sass
7 8 (6.56%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 4 (3.28%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.46%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.82%) CSS
10 1 (0.82%) jQuery
10 1 (0.82%) LAMP
10 1 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (57.38%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (56.56%) Computer Science
3 37 (30.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (49.18%) Test Automation
3 48 (39.34%) SDLC
4 45 (36.89%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (36.89%) SOA
5 42 (34.43%) TDD
6 38 (31.15%) Use Case
7 37 (30.33%) Business Process Analysis
7 37 (30.33%) Presales
8 34 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (25.41%) Customer Requirements
9 31 (25.41%) OO
9 31 (25.41%) OOD
10 30 (24.59%) Continuous Deployment
10 30 (24.59%) Integration Testing
10 30 (24.59%) Pair Programming
10 30 (24.59%) SOLID
11 24 (19.67%) BDD
12 22 (18.03%) Process Improvement
13 13 (10.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 87 (71.31%) SQL
2 44 (36.07%) Java
3 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 37 (30.33%) C#
5 17 (13.93%) Python
6 15 (12.30%) Ruby
7 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.82%) F#
9 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (31.15%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.82%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) PMO
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.82%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.82%) Mapinfo