Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Sussex
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +26
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 4.48% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Sussex median annual salary £35,000 - -
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.05%

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 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 10.45% 17.65% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 4
Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £57,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.13% +16.16% +6.45%
10th Percentile £28,000 £46,000 £46,050
90th Percentile £64,500 £63,750 £50,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 September 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation

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 3 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Web Testing