The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -1.53%
QA Tester
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
901 696 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.01% 97.21% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 784 555 714
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) QA
1 18 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (61.11%) WebDriver
2 11 (61.11%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) JIRA
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Ruby
4 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 7 (38.89%) SpecFlow
5 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) C#
5 7 (38.89%) CMS
5 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Time Management
6 6 (33.33%) Product Management
6 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (61.11%) JIRA
2 11 (61.11%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) WebDriver
3 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 7 (38.89%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Time Management
2 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Product Management
3 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) Ruby
4 7 (38.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA