The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 84 30
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -54
Permanent jobs citing QA 55 23 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.21% 1.80% 9.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 69.62% 23.96% 85.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45 23 65
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
QA
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
79 96 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 8.92% 7.50% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 68 80 74
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,900 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

QA
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

QA Salary Trend in Brighton

QA
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (42.86%) Java
3 36 (32.14%) TDD
3 36 (32.14%) SQL
4 35 (31.25%) Relational Database
5 34 (30.36%) Web Services
6 33 (29.46%) SQL Server
7 32 (28.57%) ETL
8 31 (27.68%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (27.68%) Data Transformation
8 31 (27.68%) Data Integration
9 30 (26.79%) Manual Testing
9 30 (26.79%) Automated Testing
10 29 (25.89%) HP Quality Center
10 29 (25.89%) HP
11 25 (22.32%) T-SQL
11 25 (22.32%) .NET
11 25 (22.32%) Big Data
11 25 (22.32%) Compatibility Testing
12 24 (21.43%) Oracle
12 24 (21.43%) C#
13 22 (19.64%) Regression Testing
13 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (17.86%) Database Theory
15 20 (17.86%) SDLC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (1.79%) IIS
3 2 (1.79%) Jetty
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) Mingle
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) SMTP
1 3 (2.68%) HTTP
1 3 (2.68%) VPN
1 3 (2.68%) DNS
1 3 (2.68%) OSPF
1 3 (2.68%) BGP
1 3 (2.68%) VLAN
1 3 (2.68%) IMAP
2 2 (1.79%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 33 (29.46%) SQL Server
3 31 (27.68%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (22.32%) Big Data
5 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (17.86%) SQL CLR
8 5 (4.46%) MySQL
8 5 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.79%) DB2
10 1 (0.89%) OLAP
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Selenium
2 11 (9.82%) Maven
3 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.04%) JUnit
5 8 (7.14%) JIRA
6 7 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.36%) jMock
8 5 (4.46%) Hudson
8 5 (4.46%) Gradle
8 5 (4.46%) Ant
9 4 (3.57%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.68%) Subversion
10 3 (2.68%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.79%) JMeter
11 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.89%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.89%) WATIR
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (2.68%) Front Office
4 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (41.07%) QA Engineer
2 37 (33.04%) Developer
3 23 (20.54%) SQL Developer
4 20 (17.86%) SQL Server Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Junior Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Junior
5 11 (9.82%) Database Developer
6 10 (8.93%) Tester
7 9 (8.04%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) QA Tester
9 7 (6.25%) Senior Database Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Junior SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.46%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (4.46%) Administrator
10 5 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.57%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.36%) Web Services
2 25 (22.32%) .NET
3 11 (9.82%) REST
4 10 (8.93%) Hibernate
4 10 (8.93%) Spring
5 9 (8.04%) XML
6 7 (6.25%) JMS
6 7 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (6.25%) HTML
7 6 (5.36%) Ajax
7 6 (5.36%) Java EE
8 4 (3.57%) J2EE
8 4 (3.57%) SOAP
9 3 (2.68%) JSP
9 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.68%) XSLT
10 2 (1.79%) MSMQ
10 2 (1.79%) WCF
10 2 (1.79%) HTML5
10 2 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.68%) Data Integration
2 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.68%) Social Media
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.79%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.89%) PMI
7 1 (0.89%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.89%) Xbox
7 1 (0.89%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Linux
2 4 (3.57%) Windows
3 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.14%) TDD
3 32 (28.57%) ETL
4 31 (27.68%) Data Transformation
5 30 (26.79%) Manual Testing
5 30 (26.79%) Automated Testing
6 25 (22.32%) Compatibility Testing
7 22 (19.64%) Regression Testing
8 20 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (17.86%) Database Theory
8 20 (17.86%) SDLC
9 19 (16.96%) Relational Database Theory
9 19 (16.96%) Integration Testing
10 17 (15.18%) Unit Testing
10 17 (15.18%) System Integration Testing
10 17 (15.18%) Performance Testing
11 14 (12.50%) Automation Testing
12 13 (11.61%) Waterfall
13 12 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
13 12 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.86%) Java
2 36 (32.14%) SQL
3 25 (22.32%) T-SQL
4 24 (21.43%) C#
5 6 (5.36%) Python
5 6 (5.36%) Ruby
5 6 (5.36%) Perl
6 2 (1.79%) F#
6 2 (1.79%) COBOL
6 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) C++
7 1 (0.89%) XPath
7 1 (0.89%) XQuery
7 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.46%) ISEB
3 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Xen
1 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.68%) KVM
2 2 (1.79%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 29 (25.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.79%) Puppet
2 2 (1.79%) Icinga
2 2 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (25.89%) HP
2 24 (21.43%) Oracle
3 8 (7.14%) Pega
4 7 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.68%) VMware
6 3 (2.68%) Juniper
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago