The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 75 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 13 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.56% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
819 906 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.56% 98.80% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 727 793 532
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (70.97%) TDD
3 22 (70.97%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (70.97%) Waterfall
3 22 (70.97%) HP
3 22 (70.97%) SDLC
4 21 (67.74%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (67.74%) Web Services
4 21 (67.74%) RAD
4 21 (67.74%) Java
4 21 (67.74%) Regression Testing
4 21 (67.74%) Functional Testing
4 21 (67.74%) Compatibility Testing
4 21 (67.74%) Unit Testing
4 21 (67.74%) Integration Testing
5 20 (64.52%) Manual Testing
5 20 (64.52%) Automated Testing
6 16 (51.61%) Selenium
6 16 (51.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
7 15 (48.39%) ISEB
8 14 (45.16%) WebDriver
9 13 (41.94%) User Stories
10 12 (38.71%) Performance Testing
11 11 (35.48%) Oracle
12 8 (25.81%) IIS
12 8 (25.81%) Selenium IDE
13 7 (22.58%) DB2
13 7 (22.58%) JUnit

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Selenium
2 14 (45.16%) WebDriver
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
4 7 (22.58%) JMeter
4 7 (22.58%) JUnit
4 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) WebPagetest
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) Web Services
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) HTML5
2 7 (22.58%) XML
3 6 (19.35%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
1 7 (22.58%) Mainframe
1 7 (22.58%) Social Media
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Android
1 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (70.97%) SDLC
2 22 (70.97%) TDD
2 22 (70.97%) Waterfall
3 21 (67.74%) Compatibility Testing
3 21 (67.74%) Functional Testing
3 21 (67.74%) Integration Testing
3 21 (67.74%) RAD
3 21 (67.74%) Regression Testing
3 21 (67.74%) System Integration Testing
3 21 (67.74%) Unit Testing
4 20 (64.52%) Automated Testing
4 20 (64.52%) Manual Testing
5 16 (51.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (41.94%) User Stories
7 12 (38.71%) Performance Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Open Source
8 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.23%) ETL
9 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) COBOL
3 6 (19.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISEB
1 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
2 7 (22.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (70.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) HP
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Pega
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) Rally