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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 90 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 15 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.32% 0.73% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.73% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 2
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,000 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
1123 683 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.94% 99.13% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 980 611 748
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
6 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (50.00%) Selenium
6 8 (50.00%) ISEB
6 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (43.75%) BDD
7 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
7 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (43.75%) Degree
7 7 (43.75%) JIRA
7 7 (43.75%) Ruby
8 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
9 5 (31.25%) .NET
10 4 (25.00%) C#
10 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (25.00%) Time Management
10 4 (25.00%) Product Management
10 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
11 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (18.75%) HP
11 3 (18.75%) TDD
12 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
12 2 (12.50%) Web Services

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) JIRA
4 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (43.75%) BDD
5 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 4 (25.00%) Product Management
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.25%) User Stories
9 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
9 1 (6.25%) RAD
9 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
1 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Informatica
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