The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 51 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +41
Permanent jobs citing QA 44 33 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.65% 4.18% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 47.14% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 0
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
66 70 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.97% 8.87% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 53
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (64.77%) SQL
2 43 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 31 (35.23%) Cucumber
5 30 (34.09%) Selenium
6 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 27 (30.68%) Automated Testing
7 27 (30.68%) E-Commerce
8 25 (28.41%) OO
8 25 (28.41%) JIRA
9 23 (26.14%) WebDriver
9 23 (26.14%) XML
10 22 (25.00%) Degree
11 21 (23.86%) ISEB
11 21 (23.86%) UNIX
12 20 (22.73%) HTML
13 19 (21.59%) .NET
14 18 (20.45%) ISTQB
14 18 (20.45%) Java
14 18 (20.45%) Ruby
15 17 (19.32%) Linux
15 17 (19.32%) Tomcat
15 17 (19.32%) Jetty
15 17 (19.32%) Test Scripting
15 17 (19.32%) Manual Testing
16 16 (18.18%) C#
17 15 (17.05%) Subversion
17 15 (17.05%) Cocoon
17 15 (17.05%) Tapestry
17 15 (17.05%) Apache

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (19.32%) Tomcat
1 17 (19.32%) Jetty
2 15 (17.05%) Apache
3 11 (12.50%) CMS
4 4 (4.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.82%) SQL CLR
2 6 (6.82%) Big Data
2 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.27%) BaseX
5 2 (2.27%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 31 (35.23%) Cucumber
3 30 (34.09%) Selenium
4 25 (28.41%) JIRA
5 23 (26.14%) WebDriver
6 15 (17.05%) Subversion
7 11 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 7 (7.95%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.41%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (3.41%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (2.27%) Xcode
10 2 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.14%) NUnit
11 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Marketing
3 7 (7.95%) Front Office
4 2 (2.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Analyst
2 24 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 24 (27.27%) Tester
3 23 (26.14%) Developer
4 20 (22.73%) QA Tester
4 20 (22.73%) QA Engineer
4 20 (22.73%) QA Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) QA Test Analyst
6 13 (14.77%) Web Tester
6 13 (14.77%) Test Engineer
7 12 (13.64%) Java Developer
8 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Development Manager
9 7 (7.95%) IT Development Manager
10 6 (6.82%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Manual Tester
12 3 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.14%) XML
2 20 (22.73%) HTML
3 19 (21.59%) .NET
4 15 (17.05%) Cocoon
4 15 (17.05%) Tapestry
5 14 (15.91%) Spring
5 14 (15.91%) CSS
5 14 (15.91%) Servlets
6 8 (9.09%) Web Services
6 8 (9.09%) LAMP
6 8 (9.09%) Velocity
7 7 (7.95%) Grails
7 7 (7.95%) jQuery
7 7 (7.95%) DHTML
7 7 (7.95%) XSLT
7 7 (7.95%) J2EE
7 7 (7.95%) Ajax
7 7 (7.95%) HTML5
7 7 (7.95%) CSS3
7 7 (7.95%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.23%) N-Tier
4 8 (9.09%) Open Source
5 6 (6.82%) Data Integration
6 5 (5.68%) User Experience
7 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.41%) Social Media
8 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.14%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) UNIX
2 17 (19.32%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
3 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) E-Commerce
2 27 (30.68%) Automated Testing
3 25 (28.41%) OO
4 17 (19.32%) Test Scripting
4 17 (19.32%) Manual Testing
5 15 (17.05%) Scrum
5 15 (17.05%) Regression Testing
6 14 (15.91%) BDD
7 11 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.23%) Integration Testing
9 9 (10.23%) TDD
10 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.09%) Web Development
10 8 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.95%) Resource Management
11 7 (7.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.77%) SQL
2 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.45%) Java
3 18 (20.45%) Ruby
4 16 (18.18%) C#
5 7 (7.95%) XPath
5 7 (7.95%) Groovy
5 7 (7.95%) XQuery
6 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) Degree
2 21 (23.86%) ISEB
3 18 (20.45%) ISTQB
4 11 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) HP
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.14%) Informatica
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