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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 88 30
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -58
Permanent jobs citing QA 55 21 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.53% 1.70% 8.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.34% 26.25% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 57
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
73 80 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 8.67% 6.48% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 64
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 £32,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (60.17%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.46%) Java
3 43 (36.44%) Web Services
4 42 (35.59%) TDD
5 36 (30.51%) Automated Testing
5 36 (30.51%) SQL
5 36 (30.51%) HP
5 36 (30.51%) HP Quality Center
6 35 (29.66%) Manual Testing
7 33 (27.97%) Relational Database
8 31 (26.27%) Compatibility Testing
8 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
9 30 (25.42%) Regression Testing
10 29 (24.58%) Oracle
10 29 (24.58%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (24.58%) ETL
10 29 (24.58%) Data Integration
10 29 (24.58%) Data Transformation
10 29 (24.58%) SDLC
11 25 (21.19%) Integration Testing
12 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
12 23 (19.49%) System Integration Testing
12 23 (19.49%) Big Data
12 23 (19.49%) C#
13 22 (18.64%) .NET
14 21 (17.80%) T-SQL
14 21 (17.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (17.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (16.95%) Performance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.54%) Apache
3 2 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) Mingle
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) SMTP
1 3 (2.54%) HTTP
1 3 (2.54%) VPN
1 3 (2.54%) DNS
1 3 (2.54%) OSPF
1 3 (2.54%) BGP
1 3 (2.54%) VLAN
1 3 (2.54%) IMAP
2 2 (1.69%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.97%) Relational Database
2 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
3 29 (24.58%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (19.49%) Big Data
5 21 (17.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (17.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (16.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (16.10%) SQL CLR
8 5 (4.24%) MySQL
8 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.69%) DB2
10 1 (0.85%) OLAP
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (15.25%) Selenium
2 10 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.47%) Maven
3 9 (7.63%) JUnit
4 8 (6.78%) JIRA
4 8 (6.78%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.08%) jMock
6 4 (3.39%) Ant
6 4 (3.39%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.39%) Hudson
6 4 (3.39%) Gradle
7 3 (2.54%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.69%) JMeter
8 2 (1.69%) Subversion
8 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.69%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.69%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (16.95%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Marketing
3 7 (5.93%) Front Office
4 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (44.92%) QA Engineer
2 34 (28.81%) Developer
3 20 (16.95%) SQL Developer
4 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Developer
5 11 (9.32%) Database Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Junior Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Junior
7 9 (7.63%) Tester
8 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Quality Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) QA Tester
9 7 (5.93%) Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Senior Database Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Junior SQL Server Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Automation Tester
11 5 (4.24%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.24%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Administrator
12 4 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.44%) Web Services
2 22 (18.64%) .NET
3 15 (12.71%) REST
4 12 (10.17%) XML
5 10 (8.47%) HTML
6 9 (7.63%) Hibernate
6 9 (7.63%) Spring
7 8 (6.78%) SOAP
8 7 (5.93%) JSP
9 6 (5.08%) JMS
9 6 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (5.08%) Java EE
10 5 (4.24%) Ajax
11 4 (3.39%) J2EE
12 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.69%) XSLT
12 2 (1.69%) MSMQ
12 2 (1.69%) WCF
12 2 (1.69%) HTML5
12 2 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.58%) Data Integration
2 11 (9.32%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.69%) Social Media
8 1 (0.85%) Xbox
8 1 (0.85%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.85%) PMI
8 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.24%) Linux
2 4 (3.39%) Windows
3 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (60.17%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.59%) TDD
3 36 (30.51%) Automated Testing
4 35 (29.66%) Manual Testing
5 31 (26.27%) Compatibility Testing
6 30 (25.42%) Regression Testing
7 29 (24.58%) ETL
7 29 (24.58%) Data Transformation
7 29 (24.58%) SDLC
8 25 (21.19%) Integration Testing
9 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
9 23 (19.49%) System Integration Testing
10 20 (16.95%) Waterfall
10 20 (16.95%) Performance Testing
11 19 (16.10%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (16.10%) Database Theory
12 18 (15.25%) Relational Database Theory
13 15 (12.71%) Automation Testing
13 15 (12.71%) RAD
14 13 (11.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.46%) Java
2 36 (30.51%) SQL
3 23 (19.49%) C#
4 21 (17.80%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.08%) Ruby
6 5 (4.24%) Python
6 5 (4.24%) Perl
7 2 (1.69%) F#
7 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.69%) COBOL
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (16.10%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) ISTQB
2 6 (5.08%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Xen
1 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.54%) KVM
2 2 (1.69%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 36 (30.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.69%) Puppet
2 2 (1.69%) Icinga
2 2 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (30.51%) HP
2 29 (24.58%) Oracle
3 10 (8.47%) Pega
4 6 (5.08%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.54%) VMware
6 3 (2.54%) Juniper
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
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