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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 38 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +54
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 58 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.49% 6.54% 1.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.06% 69.05% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 48 24
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
89 84 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 9.97% 9.47% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 62 72 85
Median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 50 (51.55%) SQL
2 48 (49.48%) Degree
3 44 (45.36%) Scrum
4 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (37.11%) Selenium
6 32 (32.99%) ISTQB
6 32 (32.99%) ISEB
7 30 (30.93%) Automated Testing
7 30 (30.93%) Web Services
7 30 (30.93%) XML
8 28 (28.87%) HTML
8 28 (28.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (26.80%) Computer Science
10 22 (22.68%) Regression Testing
10 22 (22.68%) JMeter
11 21 (21.65%) Software Testing
11 21 (21.65%) Java
12 20 (20.62%) MySQL
13 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
14 18 (18.56%) CSS
14 18 (18.56%) Software Delivery
15 17 (17.53%) .NET
16 16 (16.49%) Workflow
17 15 (15.46%) jQuery
17 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
18 14 (14.43%) Finance
18 14 (14.43%) Management Information System
19 13 (13.40%) DB2
19 13 (13.40%) SOA
20 12 (12.37%) OO

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 (4.12%) IIS
2 3 (3.09%) JBoss
2 3 (3.09%) Moodle
2 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.03%) GitHub
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) DNS
1 1 (1.03%) HTTP
1 1 (1.03%) SMTP
1 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) MySQL
2 13 (13.40%) DB2
3 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.03%) Big Data
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (37.11%) Selenium
2 22 (22.68%) JMeter
3 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.34%) Selenium IDE
5 9 (9.28%) WebDriver
6 8 (8.25%) JIRA
7 7 (7.22%) JUnit
8 6 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (5.15%) Maven
10 4 (4.12%) Ant
10 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
11 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.09%) git-flow
11 3 (3.09%) LoadRunner
11 3 (3.09%) webpack
12 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.03%) Calabash
13 1 (1.03%) Hudson
13 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.22%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Front Office
3 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 7 (7.22%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.09%) Games
4 3 (3.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Analyst
2 31 (31.96%) QA Analyst
3 30 (30.93%) Test Analyst
4 28 (28.87%) QA Test Analyst
5 23 (23.71%) Tester
6 21 (21.65%) Automation Test Analyst
6 21 (21.65%) QA Automation Analyst
6 21 (21.65%) QA Tester
7 19 (19.59%) Automation Tester
8 18 (18.56%) QA Automation Tester
9 17 (17.53%) Developer
10 11 (11.34%) Quality Engineer
11 9 (9.28%) QA Leader
12 8 (8.25%) Automation Test Lead
12 8 (8.25%) Lead Test Analyst
12 8 (8.25%) Lead Tester
12 8 (8.25%) QA Engineer
12 8 (8.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 8 (8.25%) Test Leader
13 7 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.93%) Web Services
1 30 (30.93%) XML
2 28 (28.87%) HTML
3 18 (18.56%) CSS
4 17 (17.53%) .NET
5 15 (15.46%) jQuery
6 11 (11.34%) REST
7 10 (10.31%) HTML5
7 10 (10.31%) JSP
7 10 (10.31%) SOAP
8 9 (9.28%) Ajax
8 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.22%) Node.js
10 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.19%) Backbone.js
10 6 (6.19%) Velocity
11 5 (5.15%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (5.15%) LINQ
11 5 (5.15%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.80%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.43%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.31%) Mainframe
4 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.22%) User Experience
5 6 (6.19%) Social Media
6 5 (5.15%) Visualisation
7 4 (4.12%) Replication
8 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.09%) PMI
9 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Linux
2 6 (6.19%) Android
2 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.12%) zOS
4 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.36%) Scrum
2 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.93%) Automated Testing
4 28 (28.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 22 (22.68%) Regression Testing
6 21 (21.65%) Software Testing
7 18 (18.56%) Software Delivery
8 16 (16.49%) Workflow
9 13 (13.40%) SOA
10 12 (12.37%) Front End Development
10 12 (12.37%) OO
10 12 (12.37%) SDLC
10 12 (12.37%) TDD
11 11 (11.34%) OOD
12 10 (10.31%) Manual Testing
13 9 (9.28%) RAD
13 9 (9.28%) Unit Testing
14 8 (8.25%) MVC
14 8 (8.25%) Quality Management
14 8 (8.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.55%) SQL
2 21 (21.65%) Java
3 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.34%) C#
5 7 (7.22%) COBOL
6 6 (6.19%) PHP
6 6 (6.19%) Python
7 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.09%) C++
9 2 (2.06%) Ruby
9 2 (2.06%) VB
10 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.03%) F#
10 1 (1.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 48 (49.48%) Degree
2 32 (32.99%) ISEB
2 32 (32.99%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) SLA
2 8 (8.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) Rally
3 3 (3.09%) HP
3 3 (3.09%) IBM
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.03%) VMware
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