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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 44 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +32
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 64 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.78% 6.21% 2.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.32% 58.72% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 58 23
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +54.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
87 109 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 10.26% 10.58% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 69 101 100
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,386 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 1 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 63 (51.22%) Degree
2 61 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (42.28%) HTML
3 52 (42.28%) XML
4 51 (41.46%) Web Services
5 49 (39.84%) Java
6 47 (38.21%) SQL
7 46 (37.40%) Computer Science
8 42 (34.15%) Selenium
9 38 (30.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 34 (27.64%) Scrum
11 33 (26.83%) SDLC
12 28 (22.76%) Selenium IDE
13 27 (21.95%) Management Information System
14 26 (21.14%) DB2
14 26 (21.14%) WebDriver
15 25 (20.33%) SaaS
15 25 (20.33%) TDD
16 24 (19.51%) OO
16 24 (19.51%) RAD
16 24 (19.51%) ISEB
16 24 (19.51%) ISTQB
17 23 (18.70%) OOD
18 22 (17.89%) Mainframe
18 22 (17.89%) Automated Testing
18 22 (17.89%) Workflow
18 22 (17.89%) Finance
19 21 (17.07%) SOA
19 21 (17.07%) .NET
19 21 (17.07%) HTML5

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (6.50%) IIS
2 6 (4.88%) Node.js
3 4 (3.25%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.25%) JBoss
3 4 (3.25%) Jetty
3 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.44%) Moodle
5 2 (1.63%) WordPress
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
6 1 (0.81%) Drupal
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.81%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.33%) SaaS
2 3 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) DB2
2 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.13%) MySQL
3 10 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.07%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.07%) SQLite
5 4 (3.25%) BaseX
5 4 (3.25%) MarkLogic
5 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (34.15%) Selenium
2 28 (22.76%) Selenium IDE
3 26 (21.14%) WebDriver
4 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
4 16 (13.01%) JUnit
5 12 (9.76%) JMeter
6 11 (8.94%) Cucumber
6 11 (8.94%) JIRA
7 10 (8.13%) Calabash
8 8 (6.50%) Eclipse
8 8 (6.50%) LoadRunner
9 5 (4.07%) Subversion
10 4 (3.25%) Ant
10 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.25%) Maven
10 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.25%) TestNG
10 4 (3.25%) WebPagetest
11 2 (1.63%) git-flow
11 2 (1.63%) webpack
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 15 (12.20%) Front Office
3 8 (6.50%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.69%) Banking
4 7 (5.69%) Retail
4 7 (5.69%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.25%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.44%) Games
6 3 (2.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (21.95%) Analyst
2 19 (15.45%) QA Analyst
2 19 (15.45%) QA Engineer
2 19 (15.45%) Test Analyst
2 19 (15.45%) Tester
3 18 (14.63%) Developer
4 16 (13.01%) Architect
4 16 (13.01%) QA Test Analyst
4 16 (13.01%) Quality Engineer
4 16 (13.01%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (13.01%) Technical Manager
5 15 (12.20%) SaaS Architect
6 14 (11.38%) Automation Tester
7 13 (10.57%) Project Manager
7 13 (10.57%) Technical Project Manager
8 12 (9.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 11 (8.94%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (8.13%) Agile Project Manager
10 10 (8.13%) Applications Tester
10 10 (8.13%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (42.28%) HTML
1 52 (42.28%) XML
2 51 (41.46%) Web Services
3 21 (17.07%) .NET
3 21 (17.07%) HTML5
4 20 (16.26%) CSS
5 19 (15.45%) JSP
5 19 (15.45%) REST
5 19 (15.45%) SOAP
6 15 (12.20%) jQuery
7 13 (10.57%) Velocity
8 9 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.32%) Servlets
8 9 (7.32%) XSLT
9 8 (6.50%) JPA
9 8 (6.50%) Spring
10 7 (5.69%) Ajax
11 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.25%) WSDL
12 4 (3.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (37.40%) Computer Science
2 27 (21.95%) Management Information System
3 22 (17.89%) Mainframe
4 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (14.63%) Social Media
6 15 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (8.13%) PMI
8 5 (4.07%) User Experience
9 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.25%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (3.25%) Replication
10 3 (2.44%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.81%) iPhone
11 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Android
1 18 (14.63%) Apple iOS
2 11 (8.94%) Linux
3 10 (8.13%) Windows
4 5 (4.07%) Unix
5 4 (3.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 34 (27.64%) Scrum
4 33 (26.83%) SDLC
5 25 (20.33%) TDD
6 24 (19.51%) OO
6 24 (19.51%) RAD
7 23 (18.70%) OOD
8 22 (17.89%) Automated Testing
8 22 (17.89%) Workflow
9 21 (17.07%) SOA
10 18 (14.63%) Product Management
10 18 (14.63%) Project Management
10 18 (14.63%) Test Scripting
11 17 (13.82%) Integration Testing
11 17 (13.82%) Regression Testing
12 16 (13.01%) Use Case
13 15 (12.20%) Presales
13 15 (12.20%) Workflow Analysis
14 13 (10.57%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.84%) Java
2 47 (38.21%) SQL
3 20 (16.26%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.20%) C#
5 12 (9.76%) COBOL
6 5 (4.07%) PHP
6 5 (4.07%) Python
7 4 (3.25%) C++
7 4 (3.25%) XPath
7 4 (3.25%) XQuery
8 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.63%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) F#
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (51.22%) Degree
2 24 (19.51%) ISEB
2 24 (19.51%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) ISO 9001
1 8 (6.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.94%) Oracle
2 10 (8.13%) HP
2 10 (8.13%) Rally
3 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.25%) IBM
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