Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Sussex
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 8 21
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 1.06% 4.92% 4.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 17.65% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -46.67% -
South East median annual salary £44,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.12% -1.11% +5.88%

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 7 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 7.45% 27.87% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 9
Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £61,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.37% -18.33% +20.00%
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter