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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 97 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.65% 0.90% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.91% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
1221 657 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.19% 98.50% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 599 730
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (83.33%) ISEB
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Social Media
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) RAD

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) RAD
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
1 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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