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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 36 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +47
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 75 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.72% 7.70% 2.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.98% 66.37% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 68 27
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
86 113 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 10.04% 11.60% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 64 104 100
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 30 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 53 (50.00%) Degree
2 48 (45.28%) SQL
3 44 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (37.74%) Selenium
5 39 (36.79%) Scrum
6 38 (35.85%) XML
7 37 (34.91%) HTML
8 36 (33.96%) Web Services
9 33 (31.13%) Computer Science
10 31 (29.25%) Java
11 29 (27.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (26.42%) ISTQB
12 28 (26.42%) ISEB
13 24 (22.64%) Automated Testing
14 21 (19.81%) SDLC
15 20 (18.87%) Management Information System
15 20 (18.87%) SaaS
16 19 (17.92%) Software Testing
16 19 (17.92%) Workflow
16 19 (17.92%) .NET
17 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
17 18 (16.98%) Regression Testing
17 18 (16.98%) Selenium IDE
18 17 (16.04%) WebDriver
18 17 (16.04%) DB2
18 17 (16.04%) CSS
18 17 (16.04%) OO
19 16 (15.09%) OOD
19 16 (15.09%) SOA
19 16 (15.09%) MySQL

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 7 (6.60%) Node.js
2 4 (3.77%) IIS
3 3 (2.83%) JBoss
3 3 (2.83%) Moodle
3 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.89%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.89%) Jetty
4 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.87%) SaaS
2 3 (2.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.94%) GitHub
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) DNS
2 1 (0.94%) SMTP
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) DB2
2 16 (15.09%) MySQL
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.89%) BaseX
7 2 (1.89%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.89%) SQLite
8 1 (0.94%) Big Data
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (37.74%) Selenium
2 18 (16.98%) Selenium IDE
3 17 (16.04%) WebDriver
4 16 (15.09%) JMeter
5 15 (14.15%) Git (software)
6 9 (8.49%) JIRA
6 9 (8.49%) JUnit
7 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.72%) Calabash
8 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.77%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.83%) Ant
10 3 (2.83%) git-flow
10 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.83%) Maven
10 3 (2.83%) webpack
11 2 (1.89%) Subversion
11 2 (1.89%) TestNG
11 2 (1.89%) WebPagetest
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Front Office
3 8 (7.55%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.60%) Banking
4 7 (6.60%) Retail
4 7 (6.60%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.83%) Games
6 2 (1.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (31.13%) Analyst
2 25 (23.58%) QA Analyst
2 25 (23.58%) Test Analyst
3 22 (20.75%) QA Test Analyst
4 20 (18.87%) Tester
5 19 (17.92%) Automation Test Analyst
6 18 (16.98%) QA Automation Analyst
7 17 (16.04%) Automation Tester
8 16 (15.09%) Developer
9 14 (13.21%) QA Tester
10 12 (11.32%) QA Automation Tester
10 12 (11.32%) QA Engineer
10 12 (11.32%) Quality Engineer
10 12 (11.32%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 12 (11.32%) Technical Manager
11 11 (10.38%) Architect
11 11 (10.38%) SaaS Architect
11 11 (10.38%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (8.49%) Project Manager
12 9 (8.49%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.85%) XML
2 37 (34.91%) HTML
3 36 (33.96%) Web Services
4 19 (17.92%) .NET
5 17 (16.04%) CSS
6 14 (13.21%) HTML5
6 14 (13.21%) jQuery
6 14 (13.21%) JSP
6 14 (13.21%) REST
6 14 (13.21%) SOAP
7 9 (8.49%) AngularJS
7 9 (8.49%) Velocity
8 7 (6.60%) Ajax
9 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.66%) XSLT
10 5 (4.72%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.72%) JPA
10 5 (4.72%) Servlets
10 5 (4.72%) Spring
11 4 (3.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (31.13%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.87%) Management Information System
3 14 (13.21%) Mainframe
4 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (10.38%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (9.43%) Social Media
7 6 (5.66%) PMI
8 5 (4.72%) User Experience
9 4 (3.77%) Replication
9 4 (3.77%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.83%) Algorithms
10 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.94%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.43%) Android
1 10 (9.43%) Apple iOS
2 9 (8.49%) Linux
3 5 (4.72%) Windows
4 4 (3.77%) zOS
5 2 (1.89%) Unix
6 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.79%) Scrum
3 29 (27.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (22.64%) Automated Testing
5 21 (19.81%) SDLC
6 19 (17.92%) Software Testing
6 19 (17.92%) Workflow
7 18 (16.98%) Regression Testing
8 17 (16.04%) OO
9 16 (15.09%) OOD
9 16 (15.09%) SOA
10 15 (14.15%) TDD
11 14 (13.21%) Product Management
12 13 (12.26%) RAD
12 13 (12.26%) Test Scripting
13 12 (11.32%) Project Management
13 12 (11.32%) Software Delivery
14 11 (10.38%) Presales
14 11 (10.38%) Use Case
14 11 (10.38%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.28%) SQL
2 31 (29.25%) Java
3 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.21%) C#
5 8 (7.55%) COBOL
6 6 (5.66%) PHP
6 6 (5.66%) Python
7 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.83%) C++
9 2 (1.89%) Ruby
9 2 (1.89%) VB
9 2 (1.89%) XPath
9 2 (1.89%) XQuery
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.94%) F#
Qualifications
1 53 (50.00%) Degree
2 28 (26.42%) ISEB
2 28 (26.42%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) SLA
2 8 (7.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.66%) Rally
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle
4 4 (3.77%) HP
5 3 (2.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.94%) VMware
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