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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 59 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.77% 1.91% 4.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.28% 48.28% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 49 8 37
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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
103 29 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 10.07% 3.95% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 91 23 83
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 20 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 51 (63.75%) SQL
2 41 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 31 (38.75%) Cucumber
5 30 (37.50%) Selenium
6 26 (32.50%) JIRA
7 25 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 23 (28.75%) Ruby
9 22 (27.50%) WebDriver
10 21 (26.25%) ISEB
10 21 (26.25%) XML
10 21 (26.25%) E-Commerce
11 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
11 19 (23.75%) Degree
12 18 (22.50%) Test Scripting
13 17 (21.25%) OO
13 17 (21.25%) UNIX
14 16 (20.00%) Manual Testing
15 15 (18.75%) Scrum
15 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
16 14 (17.50%) HTML
16 14 (17.50%) BDD
17 13 (16.25%) Jetty
17 13 (16.25%) Java
17 13 (16.25%) .NET
17 13 (16.25%) Linux
17 13 (16.25%) Tomcat
18 12 (15.00%) Cocoon
18 12 (15.00%) Subversion
18 12 (15.00%) Tapestry

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 13 (16.25%) Tomcat
1 13 (16.25%) Jetty
2 12 (15.00%) Apache
3 9 (11.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) SQL CLR
3 2 (2.50%) Big Data
3 2 (2.50%) DB2
3 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) BaseX
4 1 (1.25%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 31 (38.75%) Cucumber
3 30 (37.50%) Selenium
4 26 (32.50%) JIRA
5 22 (27.50%) WebDriver
6 12 (15.00%) Subversion
7 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
8 7 (8.75%) SpecFlow
9 6 (7.50%) Xcode
10 5 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (3.75%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Front Office
3 1 (1.25%) Publishing
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Analyst
2 26 (32.50%) Tester
3 23 (28.75%) Test Analyst
4 22 (27.50%) QA Tester
5 20 (25.00%) Developer
6 19 (23.75%) QA Analyst
7 17 (21.25%) QA Engineer
7 17 (21.25%) Test Engineer
8 13 (16.25%) Web Tester
9 11 (13.75%) QA Test Analyst
10 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
11 6 (7.50%) Agile Test Analyst
12 5 (6.25%) iOS Developer
12 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
12 5 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (5.00%) Manual Tester
13 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
13 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
13 4 (5.00%) iPhone Developer
13 4 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) XML
2 14 (17.50%) HTML
3 13 (16.25%) .NET
4 12 (15.00%) Cocoon
4 12 (15.00%) Tapestry
5 10 (12.50%) Spring
5 10 (12.50%) Servlets
6 6 (7.50%) CSS
7 5 (6.25%) Web Services
7 5 (6.25%) XSLT
8 4 (5.00%) Velocity
9 3 (3.75%) HTML5
10 2 (2.50%) JPA
10 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.50%) LAMP
11 1 (1.25%) DHTML
11 1 (1.25%) J2EE
11 1 (1.25%) Ajax
11 1 (1.25%) Grails
11 1 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.00%) User Experience
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.00%) iPhone
3 3 (3.75%) Social Media
4 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.25%) PMI
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) UNIX
2 13 (16.25%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.75%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.25%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 21 (26.25%) E-Commerce
4 18 (22.50%) Test Scripting
5 17 (21.25%) OO
6 16 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 15 (18.75%) Scrum
8 14 (17.50%) BDD
9 12 (15.00%) Automation Testing
10 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.00%) Regression Testing
12 7 (8.75%) Time Management
13 6 (7.50%) Web Development
13 6 (7.50%) TDD
13 6 (7.50%) Product Management
14 5 (6.25%) Test Strategy
14 5 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
14 5 (6.25%) iOS Development
14 5 (6.25%) Project Management
14 5 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (63.75%) SQL
2 23 (28.75%) Ruby
3 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.25%) Java
5 9 (11.25%) C#
6 5 (6.25%) XQuery
6 5 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.25%) XPath
7 4 (5.00%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) Haskell
9 1 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) ISEB
2 19 (23.75%) Degree
3 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
4 10 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.25%) PMP
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) HP
2 1 (1.25%) Informatica
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
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