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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 67 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 8.22% 2.93% 2.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.62% 44.83% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 14
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £65,000 £54,850
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
107 58 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 13.13% 6.53% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 53 49
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 13 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 70 (56.91%) Java
2 65 (52.85%) Web Services
3 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (46.34%) Degree
5 56 (45.53%) HTML
6 52 (42.28%) SDLC
7 51 (41.46%) Computer Science
8 50 (40.65%) XML
9 42 (34.15%) SQL
10 36 (29.27%) SaaS
11 35 (28.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 35 (28.46%) Selenium
11 35 (28.46%) RAD
11 35 (28.46%) TDD
11 35 (28.46%) Management Information System
12 28 (22.76%) SOAP
12 28 (22.76%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (21.95%) REST
13 27 (21.95%) Integration Testing
13 27 (21.95%) JSP
13 27 (21.95%) Automated Testing
14 26 (21.14%) Product Management
14 26 (21.14%) WebDriver
15 25 (20.33%) Regression Testing
16 24 (19.51%) Finance
16 24 (19.51%) HP
16 24 (19.51%) DB2
16 24 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
16 24 (19.51%) Use Case
16 24 (19.51%) Waterfall

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (6.50%) IIS
2 5 (4.07%) WordPress
3 4 (3.25%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.25%) Drupal
3 4 (3.25%) JBoss
3 4 (3.25%) Jetty
3 4 (3.25%) Moodle
3 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.27%) SaaS
2 3 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.51%) DB2
2 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.32%) Big Data
4 6 (4.88%) MySQL
5 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.07%) SQL CLR
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.07%) SQLite
6 4 (3.25%) BaseX
6 4 (3.25%) MarkLogic
6 4 (3.25%) OLAP
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (28.46%) Selenium
2 26 (21.14%) WebDriver
3 23 (18.70%) Selenium IDE
4 15 (12.20%) JUnit
5 11 (8.94%) Cucumber
6 10 (8.13%) Calabash
7 9 (7.32%) JIRA
8 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
9 7 (5.69%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.69%) JMeter
9 7 (5.69%) LoadRunner
10 5 (4.07%) Firebug
10 5 (4.07%) Subversion
11 4 (3.25%) Ant
11 4 (3.25%) Fiddler
11 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.25%) Maven
11 4 (3.25%) TestNG
11 4 (3.25%) WebPagetest
12 2 (1.63%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (19.51%) Finance
2 23 (18.70%) Front Office
3 11 (8.94%) Marketing
4 7 (5.69%) Banking
4 7 (5.69%) Retail
4 7 (5.69%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.63%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) QA Engineer
2 27 (21.95%) Architect
2 27 (21.95%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (15.45%) Tester
4 15 (12.20%) Technical Manager
5 14 (11.38%) Analyst
5 14 (11.38%) Developer
6 12 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 12 (9.76%) QA Analyst
6 12 (9.76%) Technical Project Manager
6 12 (9.76%) Test Analyst
7 11 (8.94%) Automation Tester
8 10 (8.13%) Applications Tester
8 10 (8.13%) Java Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Mobile Tester
8 10 (8.13%) Presales Solution Architect
8 10 (8.13%) QA Test Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) Selenium Tester
9 9 (7.32%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (52.85%) Web Services
2 56 (45.53%) HTML
3 50 (40.65%) XML
4 28 (22.76%) SOAP
5 27 (21.95%) JSP
5 27 (21.95%) REST
6 20 (16.26%) .NET
7 17 (13.82%) HTML5
8 16 (13.01%) CSS
9 12 (9.76%) Velocity
10 10 (8.13%) jQuery
11 9 (7.32%) Servlets
12 8 (6.50%) JPA
12 8 (6.50%) Spring
12 8 (6.50%) XSLT
13 5 (4.07%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.25%) Ajax
14 4 (3.25%) Lucene
14 4 (3.25%) MDX
14 4 (3.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (41.46%) Computer Science
2 35 (28.46%) Management Information System
3 28 (22.76%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (18.70%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (16.26%) Mainframe
6 16 (13.01%) Social Media
7 9 (7.32%) PMI
8 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.25%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (3.25%) Replication
9 3 (2.44%) User Experience
10 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.81%) iPhone
10 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Android
1 16 (13.01%) Apple iOS
2 10 (8.13%) Windows
3 6 (4.88%) Linux
3 6 (4.88%) Unix
4 4 (3.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.28%) SDLC
3 35 (28.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 35 (28.46%) RAD
3 35 (28.46%) TDD
4 27 (21.95%) Automated Testing
4 27 (21.95%) Integration Testing
5 26 (21.14%) Product Management
6 25 (20.33%) Regression Testing
7 24 (19.51%) Use Case
7 24 (19.51%) Waterfall
8 23 (18.70%) Presales
8 23 (18.70%) Workflow
8 23 (18.70%) Workflow Analysis
9 22 (17.89%) Compatibility Testing
9 22 (17.89%) Functional Testing
9 22 (17.89%) System Integration Testing
9 22 (17.89%) Unit Testing
10 21 (17.07%) Manual Testing
10 21 (17.07%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (56.91%) Java
2 42 (34.15%) SQL
3 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.38%) C#
5 11 (8.94%) COBOL
6 4 (3.25%) C++
6 4 (3.25%) XPath
6 4 (3.25%) XQuery
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (46.34%) Degree
2 17 (13.82%) ISEB
2 17 (13.82%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 24 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (19.51%) HP
2 22 (17.89%) Oracle
3 10 (8.13%) Rally
4 4 (3.25%) IBM
4 4 (3.25%) Pega
5 1 (0.81%) Informatica
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