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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 34 35 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 70 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.69% 8.11% 3.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.52% 67.96% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 26
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £48,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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
97 103 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 13.25% 11.94% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 89 66 50
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 19 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 65 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (42.74%) .NET
3 48 (41.03%) SQL
4 42 (35.90%) TDD
5 38 (32.48%) C#
6 33 (28.21%) Selenium
7 31 (26.50%) Integration Testing
8 30 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (25.64%) Computer Science
8 30 (25.64%) OO
9 28 (23.93%) Git (software)
10 26 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (22.22%) XSLT
10 26 (22.22%) Regression Testing
10 26 (22.22%) OOD
10 26 (22.22%) Scrum
11 24 (20.51%) ASP.NET
12 23 (19.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
13 22 (18.80%) Pair Programming
13 22 (18.80%) SOLID
13 22 (18.80%) Continuous Deployment
13 22 (18.80%) WCF
14 21 (17.95%) ISTQB
14 21 (17.95%) Software Engineering
15 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
15 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
15 20 (17.09%) Java
16 19 (16.24%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (15.38%) ISEB

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 12 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.84%) Jetty
3 4 (3.42%) Apache
4 3 (2.56%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.71%) JBoss
5 2 (1.71%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) HTTP
2 2 (1.71%) DNS
2 2 (1.71%) Firewall
2 2 (1.71%) SMTP
2 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.68%) MySQL
3 11 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.27%) SQLite
5 1 (0.85%) BaseX
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) GIS
5 1 (0.85%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) SQL CLR
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (28.21%) Selenium
2 28 (23.93%) Git (software)
3 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
4 17 (14.53%) Cucumber
4 17 (14.53%) Jenkins
5 14 (11.97%) JMeter
6 12 (10.26%) JIRA
7 9 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.27%) JUnit
9 4 (3.42%) Subversion
9 4 (3.42%) TestNG
10 3 (2.56%) CircleCI
10 3 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.56%) Protractor
10 3 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.71%) GitLab
11 2 (1.71%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.85%) Ant
12 1 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 3 (2.56%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Banking
2 2 (1.71%) Publishing
2 2 (1.71%) Retail
2 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.17%) Analyst
2 44 (37.61%) Test Analyst
3 36 (30.77%) QA Analyst
4 35 (29.91%) Developer
5 33 (28.21%) QA Test Analyst
6 25 (21.37%) .NET Developer
7 24 (20.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (20.51%) C# Developer
8 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (18.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (17.09%) Tester
10 19 (16.24%) QA Engineer
11 16 (13.68%) Agile Developer
11 16 (13.68%) QA Tester
12 15 (12.82%) Agile .NET Developer
12 15 (12.82%) Agile C# Developer
12 15 (12.82%) C# WCF Developer
12 15 (12.82%) WCF Developer
13 14 (11.97%) Automation Test Analyst
14 13 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (42.74%) .NET
2 26 (22.22%) XSLT
3 24 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 23 (19.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (18.80%) WCF
6 17 (14.53%) HTML
7 15 (12.82%) XML
8 9 (7.69%) CSS
8 9 (7.69%) Gherkin
8 9 (7.69%) Spring
9 8 (6.84%) JPA
9 8 (6.84%) Servlets
10 5 (4.27%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.56%) Node.js
11 3 (2.56%) React
11 3 (2.56%) Web Services
12 2 (1.71%) Ajax
12 2 (1.71%) J2EE
12 2 (1.71%) LAPP Stack
12 2 (1.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
1 30 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.84%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Windows
2 10 (8.55%) Linux
3 9 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.90%) TDD
3 31 (26.50%) Integration Testing
4 30 (25.64%) OO
5 26 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (22.22%) OOD
5 26 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 26 (22.22%) Scrum
6 22 (18.80%) Continuous Deployment
6 22 (18.80%) Pair Programming
6 22 (18.80%) SOLID
7 21 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
9 19 (16.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (14.53%) Automated Testing
11 15 (12.82%) BDD
11 15 (12.82%) Manual Testing
12 14 (11.97%) Performance Testing
12 14 (11.97%) Project Management
13 13 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.03%) SQL
2 38 (32.48%) C#
3 20 (17.09%) Java
4 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.42%) XPath
5 4 (3.42%) XQuery
6 3 (2.56%) PHP
6 3 (2.56%) Python
7 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) Groovy
8 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 18 (15.38%) ISEB
3 9 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) ISO 14001
1 12 (10.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Nagios
1 2 (1.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Grafana
2 1 (0.85%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle
3 2 (1.71%) AppDynamics
3 2 (1.71%) New Relic
3 2 (1.71%) VMware
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.85%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.85%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.85%) Splunk
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