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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 44 39 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 47 57 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.70% 7.04% 3.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.65% 59.38% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 28
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £41,900 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
91 96 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 11.03% 11.85% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 88 65 59
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,325 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 24 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.59%) .NET
3 40 (34.19%) SQL
3 40 (34.19%) C#
3 40 (34.19%) TDD
4 32 (27.35%) Computer Science
5 30 (25.64%) Integration Testing
6 29 (24.79%) OO
7 27 (23.08%) Selenium
7 27 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 26 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (22.22%) OOD
9 25 (21.37%) XSLT
10 24 (20.51%) ASP.NET
10 24 (20.51%) Regression Testing
10 24 (20.51%) Customer Requirements
11 23 (19.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
11 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
11 23 (19.66%) Software Engineering
12 22 (18.80%) WCF
12 22 (18.80%) Pair Programming
12 22 (18.80%) Continuous Deployment
12 22 (18.80%) SOLID
13 21 (17.95%) Java
14 20 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
16 18 (15.38%) Performance Testing
17 17 (14.53%) SDLC

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 11 (9.40%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.98%) Jetty
3 4 (3.42%) Apache
3 4 (3.42%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.71%) JBoss
4 2 (1.71%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) MySQL
3 6 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.42%) GIS
4 4 (3.42%) SQLite
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
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 27 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 27 (23.08%) Selenium
2 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
3 15 (12.82%) JMeter
4 13 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 11 (9.40%) JUnit
6 9 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.98%) JIRA
8 4 (3.42%) TestNG
9 3 (2.56%) Subversion
10 2 (1.71%) GitLab
10 2 (1.71%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.85%) Hudson
11 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (2.56%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Banking
2 2 (1.71%) Retail
2 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (38.46%) Analyst
2 43 (36.75%) Test Analyst
3 34 (29.06%) Developer
4 33 (28.21%) QA Analyst
5 31 (26.50%) 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 16 (13.68%) Agile Developer
9 16 (13.68%) QA Engineer
10 15 (12.82%) Agile .NET Developer
10 15 (12.82%) Agile C# Developer
10 15 (12.82%) C# WCF Developer
10 15 (12.82%) WCF Developer
11 13 (11.11%) Tester
12 12 (10.26%) Quality Engineer
12 12 (10.26%) Senior Developer
13 9 (7.69%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (43.59%) .NET
2 25 (21.37%) XSLT
3 24 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 23 (19.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (18.80%) WCF
6 9 (7.69%) HTML
7 8 (6.84%) CSS
7 8 (6.84%) Gherkin
7 8 (6.84%) Spring
8 7 (5.98%) JPA
8 7 (5.98%) Servlets
8 7 (5.98%) XML
9 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.56%) Web Services
11 2 (1.71%) Ajax
11 2 (1.71%) J2EE
11 2 (1.71%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (1.71%) REST
12 1 (0.85%) jQuery
12 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.35%) Computer Science
2 26 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.40%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.82%) Windows
2 6 (5.13%) Linux
3 4 (3.42%) Unix
4 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.19%) TDD
3 30 (25.64%) Integration Testing
4 29 (24.79%) OO
5 26 (22.22%) OOD
6 24 (20.51%) Customer Requirements
6 24 (20.51%) Regression Testing
7 23 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (19.66%) Software Engineering
8 22 (18.80%) Continuous Deployment
8 22 (18.80%) Pair Programming
8 22 (18.80%) SOLID
9 20 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (15.38%) Performance Testing
11 17 (14.53%) SDLC
12 16 (13.68%) BDD
12 16 (13.68%) Software Testing
13 15 (12.82%) Scrum
14 12 (10.26%) CAD
15 11 (9.40%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.19%) C#
1 40 (34.19%) SQL
2 21 (17.95%) Java
3 6 (5.13%) Python
4 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.56%) XPath
5 3 (2.56%) XQuery
6 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.71%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) Groovy
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) ISTQB
2 13 (11.11%) ISEB
3 11 (9.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) ISO 14001
1 12 (10.26%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.13%) SDET
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 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.42%) Mapinfo
2 4 (3.42%) 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%) Splunk
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