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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 63 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 18 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.11% - 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% - 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 14
Median salary £30,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
847 864 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.18% 99.31% 99.55%
Number of salaries quoted 734 723 968
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) QA
2 37 (94.87%) Automated Testing
3 34 (87.18%) Selenium
4 33 (84.62%) ISTQB
4 33 (84.62%) ISEB
5 31 (79.49%) Regression Testing
5 31 (79.49%) JMeter
5 31 (79.49%) Scrum
6 30 (76.92%) Software Testing
6 30 (76.92%) MySQL
6 30 (76.92%) SQL
6 30 (76.92%) Software Delivery
7 8 (20.51%) Degree
8 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
9 4 (10.26%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (10.26%) Node.js
9 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.26%) PHP
9 4 (10.26%) React
9 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.26%) TDD
9 4 (10.26%) .NET
9 4 (10.26%) HTML
9 4 (10.26%) XML
9 4 (10.26%) Protractor
9 4 (10.26%) CircleCI

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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) JBoss
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (87.18%) Selenium
2 31 (79.49%) JMeter
3 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.26%) CircleCI
4 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.26%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (10.26%) Protractor
5 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
1 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
1 4 (10.26%) Node.js
1 4 (10.26%) React
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Automated Testing
2 31 (79.49%) Regression Testing
2 31 (79.49%) Scrum
3 30 (76.92%) Software Delivery
3 30 (76.92%) Software Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
4 4 (10.26%) TDD
4 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
4 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (84.62%) ISEB
1 33 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 8 (20.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
1 1 (2.56%) Splunk