The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Brighton region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 81 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.13% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £34,000 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%

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
790 839 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.25% 98.47% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 735 752 770
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of job ads across the Brighton region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Brighton region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Brighton

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) JMeter
3 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) AppDynamics
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) JBoss
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JMeter
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Grafana
1 1 (11.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) AppDynamics
2 1 (11.11%) Dynatrace
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk