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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Sussex
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 11.76% - 1.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £55,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - -3.61%  

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 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 11.76% - 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £55,000 - £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sussex citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 29 April 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (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 5 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle