Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sussex during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Tester
South East > Sussex
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 5.49% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Sussex median annual salary £35,000 - -
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.06% -1.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Sussex
Permanent vacancies in Sussex with a recognized job title 86 47 31
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 100.00% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 73 38 31
Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +27.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,775 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

Job postings that featured QA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Sussex

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in Sussex.

Salary trend for QA Tester in Sussex

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sussex region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation

QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Web Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA