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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 83 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 15 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.46% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.39% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1016 766 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.74% 99.09% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 896 680 758
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 22 October 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 17 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) Cucumber
3 12 (70.59%) Test Scripting
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
6 8 (47.06%) Selenium
6 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
6 8 (47.06%) BDD
6 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
6 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
7 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
7 7 (41.18%) ISEB
7 7 (41.18%) Ruby
7 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
7 7 (41.18%) Degree
7 7 (41.18%) JIRA
8 6 (35.29%) C#
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) .NET
8 6 (35.29%) Time Management
8 6 (35.29%) SpecFlow
9 5 (29.41%) Product Management
10 3 (17.65%) HP
10 3 (17.65%) TDD
10 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (11.76%) Social Media
11 2 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Cucumber
2 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
2 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 6 (35.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Test Scripting
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
4 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (35.29%) Time Management
7 5 (29.41%) Product Management
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
9 2 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 1 (5.88%) RAD
10 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.88%) ETL
10 1 (5.88%) B2B
10 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.88%) User Stories
10 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Ruby
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
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