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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 81 54
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -27
Permanent jobs citing QA 48 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.77% 2.18% 4.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 81.36% 29.35% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 29
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
59 92 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 7.09% 7.41% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 73 33
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 71 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (50.79%) Java
3 49 (38.89%) Web Services
4 43 (34.13%) TDD
5 40 (31.75%) Automated Testing
5 40 (31.75%) HP
5 40 (31.75%) Manual Testing
5 40 (31.75%) HP Quality Center
6 36 (28.57%) SDLC
7 35 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing
8 34 (26.98%) SQL
8 34 (26.98%) Regression Testing
9 32 (25.40%) Oracle
10 28 (22.22%) Relational Database
11 27 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
11 27 (21.43%) Unit Testing
11 27 (21.43%) Integration Testing
12 26 (20.63%) Big Data
13 25 (19.84%) Data Transformation
13 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
13 25 (19.84%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (19.84%) ETL
14 24 (19.05%) Data Integration
14 24 (19.05%) Performance Testing
15 23 (18.25%) Waterfall
16 21 (16.67%) Degree
17 20 (15.87%) C#
18 19 (15.08%) .NET
18 19 (15.08%) RAD
18 19 (15.08%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Office
2 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.59%) Mingle
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) SMTP
1 3 (2.38%) HTTP
1 3 (2.38%) VPN
1 3 (2.38%) DNS
1 3 (2.38%) OSPF
1 3 (2.38%) BGP
1 3 (2.38%) VLAN
1 3 (2.38%) IMAP
2 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 26 (20.63%) Big Data
3 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
3 25 (19.84%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (14.29%) SQL CLR
6 17 (13.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (13.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.97%) MySQL
8 2 (1.59%) OLAP
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.79%) DB2
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.29%) Selenium
2 10 (7.94%) Maven
2 10 (7.94%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.35%) JIRA
4 7 (5.56%) JUnit
5 6 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.97%) jMock
6 5 (3.97%) Firebug
6 5 (3.97%) Fiddler
7 4 (3.17%) Hudson
7 4 (3.17%) Gradle
7 4 (3.17%) Ant
8 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.38%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.59%) Subversion
10 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.79%) JMeter
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 17 (13.49%) Marketing
3 11 (8.73%) Front Office
4 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (45.24%) QA Engineer
2 28 (22.22%) Developer
3 15 (11.90%) SQL Developer
4 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Database Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Tester
7 9 (7.14%) Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Junior
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Junior Developer
8 7 (5.56%) QA Tester
8 7 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Database Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Automation Tester
9 6 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.97%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (38.89%) Web Services
2 19 (15.08%) .NET
3 18 (14.29%) HTML
3 18 (14.29%) REST
4 13 (10.32%) XML
4 13 (10.32%) SOAP
5 11 (8.73%) JSP
6 8 (6.35%) Hibernate
6 8 (6.35%) Spring
7 6 (4.76%) Java EE
8 5 (3.97%) Ajax
8 5 (3.97%) JMS
8 5 (3.97%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (3.97%) CSS
9 4 (3.17%) J2EE
10 2 (1.59%) MDX
11 1 (0.79%) Velocity
11 1 (0.79%) HTML5
11 1 (0.79%) cocos2d
11 1 (0.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Data Integration
2 14 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.32%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.38%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.38%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) PMI
8 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.97%) Linux
2 4 (3.17%) Windows
3 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.13%) TDD
3 40 (31.75%) Manual Testing
3 40 (31.75%) Automated Testing
4 36 (28.57%) SDLC
5 35 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing
6 34 (26.98%) Regression Testing
7 27 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 27 (21.43%) Integration Testing
7 27 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
8 25 (19.84%) Data Transformation
8 25 (19.84%) ETL
9 24 (19.05%) Performance Testing
10 23 (18.25%) Waterfall
11 19 (15.08%) RAD
12 18 (14.29%) Database Theory
12 18 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (13.49%) User Stories
13 17 (13.49%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (12.70%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 64 (50.79%) Java
2 34 (26.98%) SQL
3 20 (15.87%) C#
4 16 (12.70%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.76%) Ruby
6 5 (3.97%) Perl
6 5 (3.97%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.79%) C++
7 1 (0.79%) COBOL
7 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) ISTQB
2 5 (3.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Xen
1 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.38%) KVM
2 2 (1.59%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 40 (31.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.59%) Puppet
2 2 (1.59%) Icinga
2 2 (1.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (31.75%) HP
2 32 (25.40%) Oracle
3 12 (9.52%) Pega
4 5 (3.97%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.38%) VMware
6 3 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
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