Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Sussex
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - +23 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 6.38% - 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Sussex median annual salary £55,000 - £37,500
10th Percentile £50,000 - £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 - £41,250
South East median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.16% -4.44% -

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sussex with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 11 2 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 23.40% 6.45% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 7
Sussex median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +23.46% -4.71%
10th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £35,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £65,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Sussex

QA
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Salary trend for QA in Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (100.00%) Play Framework

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 3 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle