The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Brighton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 88 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 52 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.79% 7.29% 8.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.50% 83.87% 78.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 47 60
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
80 62 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.51% 8.70% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62 54 77
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
East Sussex

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 31 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) JIRA
4 12 (26.67%) SQL
5 11 (24.44%) HTML
5 11 (24.44%) ISEB
5 11 (24.44%) Degree
5 11 (24.44%) Marketing
5 11 (24.44%) HTML5
6 9 (20.00%) WordPress
6 9 (20.00%) jQuery
6 9 (20.00%) Finance
6 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.00%) PHP
6 9 (20.00%) CSS
7 8 (17.78%) Linux
7 8 (17.78%) MySQL
7 8 (17.78%) Apache
7 8 (17.78%) Scrum
7 8 (17.78%) JSON
7 8 (17.78%) Ruby
7 8 (17.78%) Underscore.js
8 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
8 7 (15.56%) Selenium
9 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
9 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Android
9 6 (13.33%) Project Management
10 5 (11.11%) Xcode

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (20.00%) WordPress
2 8 (17.78%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (28.89%) JIRA
3 7 (15.56%) Selenium
4 5 (11.11%) Xcode
5 4 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.44%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (24.44%) Marketing
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 15 (33.33%) Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Test Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
5 9 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 9 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Tester
6 6 (13.33%) QA Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) QA Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (11.11%) Junior
7 5 (11.11%) iOS Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Junior Test Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Junior Tester
8 4 (8.89%) Junior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (8.89%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
1 11 (24.44%) HTML5
2 9 (20.00%) jQuery
2 9 (20.00%) CSS
3 8 (17.78%) JSON
3 8 (17.78%) Underscore.js
4 5 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (6.67%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) Velocity
6 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Smartphone
1 4 (8.89%) iPhone
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
3 6 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Scrum
3 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
3 6 (13.33%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.67%) RAD
6 3 (6.67%) SOA
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.44%) V-Model
7 2 (4.44%) ETL
7 2 (4.44%) OO
7 2 (4.44%) OOD
7 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.22%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.00%) PHP
3 8 (17.78%) Ruby
4 5 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) ISEB
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) Informatica