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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 74 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 32 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.12% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 1
Average salary £52,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
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
996 986 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.98% 98.70% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 875 835 662
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,825
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) QA
2 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (65.71%) TDD
3 23 (65.71%) HP
3 23 (65.71%) Web Services
3 23 (65.71%) Compatibility Testing
3 23 (65.71%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 21 (60.00%) Java
4 21 (60.00%) Automated Testing
5 20 (57.14%) Regression Testing
6 16 (45.71%) Unit Testing
6 16 (45.71%) Integration Testing
6 16 (45.71%) Performance Testing
7 13 (37.14%) Finance
8 11 (31.43%) Oracle
9 9 (25.71%) RAD
9 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
9 9 (25.71%) User Stories
10 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 7 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (20.00%) Spring
11 7 (20.00%) JUnit
11 7 (20.00%) REST
11 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (14.29%) Gradle
12 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
12 5 (14.29%) Hudson

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 4 (11.43%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) JUnit
2 5 (14.29%) Maven
2 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) jMock
2 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 5 (14.29%) Hudson
2 5 (14.29%) Gradle
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.29%) Ant
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.71%) JMeter
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) Web Services
2 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (20.00%) Spring
2 7 (20.00%) REST
3 5 (14.29%) JMS
3 5 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (14.29%) Ajax
3 5 (14.29%) Java EE
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (8.57%) Social Media
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) TDD
2 23 (65.71%) Compatibility Testing
3 21 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 21 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 20 (57.14%) Regression Testing
5 16 (45.71%) Performance Testing
5 16 (45.71%) Unit Testing
5 16 (45.71%) Integration Testing
6 9 (25.71%) RAD
6 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
6 9 (25.71%) User Stories
7 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (14.29%) Requirements Management
9 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Product Management
9 5 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB
1 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (65.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) HP
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 4 (11.43%) Pega