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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 47 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +42
Permanent jobs citing QA 51 48 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.49% 5.77% 2.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.26% 75.00% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 24
Median salary £38,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £21,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
94 64 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 10.12% 7.69% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 75 39 75
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,639 £28,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £53,600 £55,000
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 29 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 55 (53.92%) SQL
2 52 (50.98%) Scrum
3 49 (48.04%) Selenium
4 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (39.22%) Automated Testing
5 40 (39.22%) ISEB
6 39 (38.24%) ISTQB
7 32 (31.37%) Regression Testing
8 31 (30.39%) MySQL
9 30 (29.41%) JMeter
10 29 (28.43%) Software Testing
11 28 (27.45%) XML
11 28 (27.45%) Software Delivery
12 27 (26.47%) Degree
13 26 (25.49%) HTML
14 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
15 20 (19.61%) Java
16 18 (17.65%) TDD
16 18 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (15.69%) CSS
18 15 (14.71%) .NET
18 15 (14.71%) Manual Testing
19 14 (13.73%) Git (software)
19 14 (13.73%) Web Services
19 14 (13.73%) Linux
20 13 (12.75%) PostgreSQL
20 13 (12.75%) Cucumber
21 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
21 12 (11.76%) JIRA
22 11 (10.78%) jQuery

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 4 (3.92%) IIS
1 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.94%) Jetty
2 3 (2.94%) Moodle
3 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.96%) Confluence
3 2 (1.96%) JBoss
3 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) DNS
2 2 (1.96%) SMTP
2 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.39%) MySQL
2 13 (12.75%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.88%) DB2
5 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.96%) SQLite
7 1 (0.98%) BaseX
7 1 (0.98%) Big Data
7 1 (0.98%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (48.04%) Selenium
2 30 (29.41%) JMeter
3 14 (13.73%) Git (software)
4 13 (12.75%) Cucumber
5 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 12 (11.76%) JIRA
6 10 (9.80%) Selenium IDE
7 9 (8.82%) WebDriver
8 8 (7.84%) JUnit
9 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (5.88%) Maven
11 4 (3.92%) Ant
11 4 (3.92%) CircleCI
11 4 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (3.92%) Protractor
12 3 (2.94%) git-flow
12 3 (2.94%) Gradle
12 3 (2.94%) webpack
13 2 (1.96%) Hudson
13 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (6.86%) Finance
1 7 (6.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.96%) Games
2 2 (1.96%) Publishing
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (56.86%) Analyst
2 47 (46.08%) Test Analyst
3 44 (43.14%) QA Analyst
4 40 (39.22%) QA Test Analyst
5 34 (33.33%) Tester
6 33 (32.35%) QA Tester
7 31 (30.39%) Automation Test Analyst
7 31 (30.39%) QA Automation Analyst
8 30 (29.41%) Automation Tester
8 30 (29.41%) QA Automation Tester
9 16 (15.69%) Developer
10 10 (9.80%) QA Leader
11 9 (8.82%) QA Engineer
11 9 (8.82%) Quality Engineer
11 9 (8.82%) Test Leader
12 8 (7.84%) Automation Test Lead
12 8 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (7.84%) Lead Test Analyst
12 8 (7.84%) Lead Tester
13 7 (6.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.45%) XML
2 26 (25.49%) HTML
3 16 (15.69%) CSS
4 15 (14.71%) .NET
5 14 (13.73%) Web Services
6 11 (10.78%) jQuery
6 11 (10.78%) Node.js
7 10 (9.80%) Ajax
8 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.84%) Spring
9 7 (6.86%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.86%) HTML5
9 7 (6.86%) React
10 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 6 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (5.88%) LINQ
10 6 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
10 6 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.92%) Social Media
5 3 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) PMI
7 1 (0.98%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.98%) iPhone
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) Unix
3 5 (4.90%) Android
3 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.98%) Scrum
2 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (39.22%) Automated Testing
4 32 (31.37%) Regression Testing
5 29 (28.43%) Software Testing
6 28 (27.45%) Software Delivery
7 18 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (17.65%) TDD
8 15 (14.71%) Manual Testing
9 11 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.78%) Project Management
10 10 (9.80%) OO
10 10 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.82%) Integration Testing
11 9 (8.82%) Workflow
12 8 (7.84%) DevOps
12 8 (7.84%) Front End Development
12 8 (7.84%) MVC
13 7 (6.86%) Internal Audit
13 7 (6.86%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.92%) SQL
2 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.61%) Java
4 10 (9.80%) C#
5 9 (8.82%) PHP
5 9 (8.82%) Python
6 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.94%) C++
8 3 (2.94%) Groovy
8 3 (2.94%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) COBOL
9 2 (1.96%) VB
9 2 (1.96%) XPath
9 2 (1.96%) XQuery
10 1 (0.98%) F#
Qualifications
1 40 (39.22%) ISEB
2 39 (38.24%) ISTQB
3 27 (26.47%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) SLA
2 7 (6.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) Rally
4 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.96%) HP
4 2 (1.96%) IBM
4 2 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (0.98%) New Relic
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and career p
Posted: 4 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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