The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 66 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 7.67% 5.43% 4.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 65.28% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 53 19 39
Median salary £38,000 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.64% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £53,800 £40,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
99 72 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 11.51% 8.31% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83 39 90
Median salary £41,741 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,948 £21,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of job ads across the Brighton region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for QA.

1 61 (52.59%) SQL
2 59 (50.86%) Scrum
3 55 (47.41%) Selenium
4 46 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (38.79%) ISTQB
6 43 (37.07%) ISEB
7 42 (36.21%) Automated Testing
8 38 (32.76%) Regression Testing
9 37 (31.90%) MySQL
10 36 (31.03%) JMeter
11 34 (29.31%) Software Testing
12 33 (28.45%) Software Delivery
13 25 (21.55%) TDD
13 25 (21.55%) XML
14 22 (18.97%) .NET
14 22 (18.97%) HTML
15 20 (17.24%) Java
15 20 (17.24%) Degree
16 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
17 18 (15.52%) C#
17 18 (15.52%) Manual Testing
17 18 (15.52%) Cucumber
17 18 (15.52%) Jenkins
18 16 (13.79%) Linux
19 15 (12.93%) CSS
19 15 (12.93%) PostgreSQL
19 15 (12.93%) Git (software)
20 13 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (11.21%) Integration Testing
20 13 (11.21%) SQL Server

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.31%) Jetty
3 4 (3.45%) IIS
4 3 (2.59%) Apache
4 3 (2.59%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.59%) Confluence
5 2 (1.72%) JBoss
5 2 (1.72%) nginx
6 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.86%) Moodle
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.59%) MS Office
2 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) HTTP
2 3 (2.59%) DNS
2 3 (2.59%) SMTP
2 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.90%) MySQL
2 15 (12.93%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) SQLite
6 2 (1.72%) DB2
7 1 (0.86%) BaseX
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (47.41%) Selenium
2 36 (31.03%) JMeter
3 18 (15.52%) Cucumber
3 18 (15.52%) Jenkins
4 15 (12.93%) Git (software)
5 12 (10.34%) JIRA
6 9 (7.76%) WebDriver
7 8 (6.90%) JUnit
8 7 (6.03%) Selenium IDE
8 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (5.17%) Maven
10 5 (4.31%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.45%) Ant
11 4 (3.45%) CircleCI
11 4 (3.45%) Gradle
11 4 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (3.45%) Protractor
12 3 (2.59%) Hudson
12 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.59%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.86%) Games
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (56.90%) Analyst
2 54 (46.55%) Test Analyst
3 51 (43.97%) QA Analyst
4 46 (39.66%) QA Test Analyst
5 43 (37.07%) Tester
6 39 (33.62%) QA Tester
7 35 (30.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 35 (30.17%) QA Automation Analyst
8 34 (29.31%) Automation Tester
8 34 (29.31%) QA Automation Tester
9 21 (18.10%) Developer
10 10 (8.62%) QA Engineer
10 10 (8.62%) QA Leader
11 9 (7.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (7.76%) Test Leader
12 8 (6.90%) Automation Test Lead
12 8 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
12 8 (6.90%) Lead Test Analyst
12 8 (6.90%) Lead Tester
12 8 (6.90%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.55%) XML
2 22 (18.97%) .NET
2 22 (18.97%) HTML
3 15 (12.93%) CSS
4 12 (10.34%) Web Services
5 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.62%) Ajax
6 10 (8.62%) jQuery
6 10 (8.62%) Spring
7 9 (7.76%) Node.js
8 7 (6.03%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.03%) XSLT
9 6 (5.17%) Entity Framework
9 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
9 6 (5.17%) JPA
9 6 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (5.17%) LINQ
9 6 (5.17%) LINQ to SQL
9 6 (5.17%) REST
9 6 (5.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.31%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.59%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.59%) User Experience
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.86%) iPhone
6 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Linux
2 7 (6.03%) Unix
3 3 (2.59%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.72%) Android
4 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.86%) Windows
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.86%) Scrum
2 46 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (36.21%) Automated Testing
4 38 (32.76%) Regression Testing
5 34 (29.31%) Software Testing
6 33 (28.45%) Software Delivery
7 25 (21.55%) TDD
8 18 (15.52%) Manual Testing
9 13 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.21%) Integration Testing
10 12 (10.34%) Project Management
10 12 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (9.48%) OO
12 10 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (8.62%) Test Automation
12 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
13 9 (7.76%) BDD
13 9 (7.76%) DevOps
13 9 (7.76%) MVC
14 8 (6.90%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.59%) SQL
2 20 (17.24%) Java
3 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.52%) C#
5 9 (7.76%) Python
6 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.31%) PHP
8 4 (3.45%) Groovy
9 3 (2.59%) Ruby
9 3 (2.59%) XPath
9 3 (2.59%) XQuery
10 2 (1.72%) C++
10 2 (1.72%) VB
11 1 (0.86%) COBOL
11 1 (0.86%) F#
Qualifications
1 45 (38.79%) ISTQB
2 43 (37.07%) ISEB
3 20 (17.24%) Degree
4 3 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.45%) SLA
3 2 (1.72%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Puppet
2 2 (1.72%) Nagios
3 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle
2 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.59%) Rally
2 3 (2.59%) VMware
3 2 (1.72%) New Relic
4 1 (0.86%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.86%) HP
4 1 (0.86%) IBM
4 1 (0.86%) Splunk
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