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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 86 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.11% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
895 700 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.90% 97.36% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 777 558 712
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,400 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
3 13 (68.42%) SQL
4 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
6 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
6 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
7 8 (42.11%) ISEB
7 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
7 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
8 7 (36.84%) Selenium
8 7 (36.84%) JIRA
8 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
8 7 (36.84%) BDD
9 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (31.58%) .NET
9 6 (31.58%) C#
9 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
9 6 (31.58%) Product Management
9 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
9 6 (31.58%) Degree
9 6 (31.58%) Time Management
9 6 (31.58%) Ruby
9 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (26.32%) HP
10 5 (26.32%) TDD
11 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
11 4 (21.05%) Web Services

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
2 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) Selenium
3 7 (36.84%) JIRA
3 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
4 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
4 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) Ant
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Gradle
6 1 (5.26%) Hudson
6 1 (5.26%) jMock
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
3 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
5 6 (31.58%) Product Management
5 6 (31.58%) Time Management
6 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISEB
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian