Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Sussex
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 5.30% 9.43% 9.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.63% 50.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% -26.67% +100.00%
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -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 Sussex with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 27 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 17.88% 18.87% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 4
Sussex median annual salary £38,500 £57,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.04% -23.33% +86.34%
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +3.45%

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

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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 23 June 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 Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Web Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) QA Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter