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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.78% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £51,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
877 639 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.66% 97.56% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 770 497 633
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
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 2 March 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (61.90%) Manual Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) TDD
3 10 (47.62%) HP
3 10 (47.62%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (47.62%) Cucumber
4 9 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
5 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Time Management
6 6 (28.57%) Product Management
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
6 6 (28.57%) C#
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
7 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
8 4 (19.05%) Selenium
8 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
8 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (19.05%) User Stories
9 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 3 (14.29%) BDD

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Cucumber
2 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
3 4 (19.05%) Selenium
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) JUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.76%) Hudson
6 1 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (4.76%) Gradle
6 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.76%) JMeter
6 1 (4.76%) Maven
6 1 (4.76%) Ant
6 1 (4.76%) jMock
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Manual Testing
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Time Management
5 6 (28.57%) Product Management
6 4 (19.05%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) RAD
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, South East, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago