The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Brighton region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 85 66 109
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 37 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.35% 3.88% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 3.96% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 36 4
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +110.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +17.14%
QA Engineer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
844 935 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.25% 98.11% 99.47%
Number of salaries quoted 745 804 978
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of job ads across the Brighton region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Brighton region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Brighton

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) WebDriver
3 10 (83.33%) ISEB
3 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (50.00%) SaaS
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (33.33%) DB2
7 4 (33.33%) JUnit
7 4 (33.33%) IIS
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) RAD
7 4 (33.33%) COBOL
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 4 (33.33%) JMeter
7 4 (33.33%) HTML5

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
1 11 (91.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (33.33%) JMeter
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 4 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) RAD
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
1 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP