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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 50 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 57 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.79% 2.13% 2.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 59.38% 20.73% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54 15 18
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
96 82 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 9.75% 10.26% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 92 74 32
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) SQL
3 36 (37.11%) Java
4 30 (30.93%) TDD
5 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
5 26 (26.80%) Web Services
6 24 (24.74%) HP
6 24 (24.74%) Regression Testing
6 24 (24.74%) Manual Testing
6 24 (24.74%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (23.71%) Automated Testing
8 22 (22.68%) .NET
9 21 (21.65%) T-SQL
9 21 (21.65%) ETL
9 21 (21.65%) Finance
9 21 (21.65%) Unit Testing
10 20 (20.62%) Compatibility Testing
10 20 (20.62%) Data Integration
10 20 (20.62%) Data Transformation
10 20 (20.62%) Relational Database
10 20 (20.62%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (19.59%) C#
12 18 (18.56%) OO
13 17 (17.53%) Integration Testing
13 17 (17.53%) Degree
14 16 (16.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
15 15 (15.46%) Scrum
15 15 (15.46%) Spring
15 15 (15.46%) Big Data

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (10.31%) Jetty
2 9 (9.28%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.25%) Apache
4 5 (5.15%) IIS
5 4 (4.12%) CMS
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) Mingle
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.62%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (20.62%) Relational Database
3 15 (15.46%) Big Data
4 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (12.37%) SQL CLR
7 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.03%) MySQL
8 1 (1.03%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.03%) BaseX
8 1 (1.03%) SQLite
8 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) JIRA
2 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.31%) Selenium
3 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.25%) Subversion
5 7 (7.22%) WebDriver
5 7 (7.22%) JUnit
6 6 (6.19%) jMock
7 5 (5.15%) Maven
7 5 (5.15%) Gradle
7 5 (5.15%) Hudson
7 5 (5.15%) Ant
8 3 (3.09%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.06%) Xcode
9 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.03%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Marketing
3 7 (7.22%) Front Office
4 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Developer
2 30 (30.93%) QA Engineer
3 19 (19.59%) SQL Developer
4 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Junior
6 8 (8.25%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Junior Developer
7 7 (7.22%) IT Development Manager
7 7 (7.22%) Development Manager
7 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Junior SQL Server Developer
8 6 (6.19%) QA Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Quality Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Head of Testing
10 4 (4.12%) Database Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.80%) Web Services
2 22 (22.68%) .NET
3 15 (15.46%) Spring
4 12 (12.37%) Ajax
4 12 (12.37%) HTML
4 12 (12.37%) XML
5 11 (11.34%) CSS
6 10 (10.31%) Hibernate
7 8 (8.25%) Tapestry
7 8 (8.25%) Servlets
7 8 (8.25%) J2EE
7 8 (8.25%) Cocoon
7 8 (8.25%) HTML5
8 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.22%) LAMP
8 7 (7.22%) DHTML
8 7 (7.22%) Velocity
8 7 (7.22%) Grails
8 7 (7.22%) jQuery
8 7 (7.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Data Integration
2 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.34%) Open Source
4 8 (8.25%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (8.25%) N-Tier
5 6 (6.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.15%) User Experience
6 5 (5.15%) E-Learning
7 3 (3.09%) Learning Management System
8 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.06%) Social Media
9 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) UNIX
1 9 (9.28%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.93%) TDD
3 24 (24.74%) Regression Testing
3 24 (24.74%) Manual Testing
4 23 (23.71%) Automated Testing
5 21 (21.65%) Unit Testing
5 21 (21.65%) ETL
6 20 (20.62%) Compatibility Testing
6 20 (20.62%) Data Transformation
7 18 (18.56%) OO
8 17 (17.53%) Integration Testing
9 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
9 16 (16.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (15.46%) Scrum
11 14 (14.43%) Performance Testing
12 12 (12.37%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (12.37%) Database Theory
12 12 (12.37%) Relational Database Theory
13 10 (10.31%) Automation Testing
13 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.14%) SQL
2 36 (37.11%) Java
3 21 (21.65%) T-SQL
4 19 (19.59%) C#
5 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.22%) Groovy
7 4 (4.12%) XQuery
7 4 (4.12%) Ruby
7 4 (4.12%) XPath
8 3 (3.09%) Perl
9 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.06%) F#
10 1 (1.03%) Python
10 1 (1.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) ISEB
2 8 (8.25%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 24 (24.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) HP
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.12%) Pega
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
Brighton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% Discretionary Bonus & Pension
Posted: 11 days ago