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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 82 50 26
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -24
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 30 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.20% 4.28% 8.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.67% 83.33% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 69
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
91 36 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 7.42% 5.14% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 73 33 90
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (48.15%) JIRA
1 26 (48.15%) Git (software)
2 25 (46.30%) SQL
3 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (38.89%) Selenium
5 16 (29.63%) Ruby
5 16 (29.63%) Cucumber
6 15 (27.78%) Automated Testing
6 15 (27.78%) HTML
6 15 (27.78%) ISEB
7 14 (25.93%) Degree
7 14 (25.93%) WebDriver
8 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
9 10 (18.52%) HTML5
9 10 (18.52%) Automation Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Scrum
9 10 (18.52%) Linux
9 10 (18.52%) Apache
10 9 (16.67%) XML
10 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 9 (16.67%) Marketing
11 8 (14.81%) JSON
11 8 (14.81%) jQuery
11 8 (14.81%) Underscore.js
11 8 (14.81%) WordPress
11 8 (14.81%) CSS
11 8 (14.81%) PHP
11 8 (14.81%) MySQL
12 7 (12.96%) Finance
12 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (18.52%) Apache
2 8 (14.81%) WordPress
3 6 (11.11%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Jetty
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) JIRA
1 26 (48.15%) Git (software)
2 21 (38.89%) Selenium
3 16 (29.63%) Cucumber
4 14 (25.93%) WebDriver
5 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (9.26%) Xcode
6 3 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.67%) Marketing
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Tester
2 17 (31.48%) QA Tester
3 16 (29.63%) Test Analyst
4 15 (27.78%) Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Test Engineer
6 11 (20.37%) QA Analyst
6 11 (20.37%) Web Tester
7 10 (18.52%) QA Engineer
8 8 (14.81%) Web Developer
9 6 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (9.26%) iOS Developer
10 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
11 4 (7.41%) Junior
11 4 (7.41%) Junior Test Engineer
11 4 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (7.41%) Junior Tester
11 4 (7.41%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) HTML
2 10 (18.52%) HTML5
3 9 (16.67%) XML
4 8 (14.81%) CSS
4 8 (14.81%) Underscore.js
4 8 (14.81%) JSON
4 8 (14.81%) jQuery
5 4 (7.41%) .NET
6 3 (5.56%) Web Services
7 2 (3.70%) Velocity
7 2 (3.70%) Servlets
7 2 (3.70%) Cocoon
7 2 (3.70%) Spring
7 2 (3.70%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Smartphone
1 4 (7.41%) iPhone
1 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.70%) Social Media
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
3 6 (11.11%) Android
4 5 (9.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) Automated Testing
3 10 (18.52%) Scrum
3 10 (18.52%) Automation Testing
4 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.26%) BDD
6 5 (9.26%) iOS Development
7 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) OO
8 3 (5.56%) RAD
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Test Management
8 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 16 (29.63%) Ruby
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.81%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.41%) Java
7 1 (1.85%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) ISEB
2 14 (25.93%) Degree
3 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) HP
2 1 (1.85%) Informatica
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