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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 53 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +32
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.31% 3.20% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 37.10% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
54 62 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.97% 8.62% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 36
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £33,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 28 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 56 (58.33%) SQL
2 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 31 (32.29%) Cucumber
5 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
5 29 (30.21%) E-Commerce
6 28 (29.17%) Selenium
7 26 (27.08%) OO
8 25 (26.04%) Automated Testing
8 25 (26.04%) JIRA
9 24 (25.00%) XML
9 24 (25.00%) Java
9 24 (25.00%) .NET
10 23 (23.96%) WebDriver
11 22 (22.92%) UNIX
12 21 (21.88%) HTML
12 21 (21.88%) Degree
13 20 (20.83%) C#
13 20 (20.83%) Manual Testing
14 19 (19.79%) Jetty
15 18 (18.75%) Linux
15 18 (18.75%) Tomcat
15 18 (18.75%) ISEB
15 18 (18.75%) Test Scripting
16 17 (17.71%) Spring
16 17 (17.71%) Ruby
16 17 (17.71%) ISTQB
17 16 (16.67%) Tapestry
17 16 (16.67%) Subversion
17 16 (16.67%) Cocoon

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (19.79%) Jetty
2 18 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 16 (16.67%) Apache
4 12 (12.50%) CMS
5 4 (4.17%) IIS
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Mingle
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (9.38%) Big Data
2 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.33%) SQL CLR
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.13%) MySQL
7 2 (2.08%) BaseX
7 2 (2.08%) MarkLogic
7 2 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (32.29%) Cucumber
3 28 (29.17%) Selenium
4 25 (26.04%) JIRA
5 23 (23.96%) WebDriver
6 16 (16.67%) Subversion
7 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
8 7 (7.29%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.13%) JUnit
10 2 (2.08%) Xcode
10 2 (2.08%) jMock
10 2 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (1.04%) Ant
11 1 (1.04%) Hudson
11 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.04%) NUnit
11 1 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.04%) Maven
11 1 (1.04%) WATIR
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Marketing
3 7 (7.29%) Front Office
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Developer
2 26 (27.08%) Analyst
3 23 (23.96%) Tester
4 21 (21.88%) Test Analyst
5 20 (20.83%) QA Analyst
6 19 (19.79%) QA Engineer
7 18 (18.75%) QA Tester
8 14 (14.58%) QA Test Analyst
9 13 (13.54%) Java Developer
10 12 (12.50%) Web Tester
11 11 (11.46%) Senior Developer
12 10 (10.42%) Test Engineer
13 9 (9.38%) SQL Developer
14 7 (7.29%) IT Development Manager
14 7 (7.29%) Development Manager
15 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
16 5 (5.21%) Head of Testing
17 4 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
17 4 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
17 4 (4.17%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) .NET
1 24 (25.00%) XML
2 21 (21.88%) HTML
3 17 (17.71%) Spring
4 16 (16.67%) Tapestry
4 16 (16.67%) Cocoon
5 15 (15.63%) CSS
5 15 (15.63%) Servlets
6 9 (9.38%) Web Services
7 8 (8.33%) LAMP
7 8 (8.33%) XSLT
7 8 (8.33%) Ajax
7 8 (8.33%) Velocity
8 7 (7.29%) HTML5
8 7 (7.29%) CSS3
8 7 (7.29%) Backbone.js
8 7 (7.29%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.29%) Grails
8 7 (7.29%) jQuery
8 7 (7.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.42%) Open Source
4 9 (9.38%) Data Integration
4 9 (9.38%) N-Tier
5 5 (5.21%) E-Learning
5 5 (5.21%) User Experience
6 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.13%) Learning Management System
6 3 (3.13%) Social Media
7 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) UNIX
2 18 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.21%) E-Commerce
3 26 (27.08%) OO
4 25 (26.04%) Automated Testing
5 20 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 18 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 15 (15.63%) Scrum
8 14 (14.58%) Regression Testing
9 13 (13.54%) BDD
10 10 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (10.42%) Automation Testing
10 10 (10.42%) ETL
10 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
11 9 (9.38%) TDD
11 9 (9.38%) Web Development
11 9 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (9.38%) Data Transformation
12 8 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (58.33%) SQL
2 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.00%) Java
4 20 (20.83%) C#
5 17 (17.71%) Ruby
6 10 (10.42%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.33%) XPath
7 8 (8.33%) XQuery
8 7 (7.29%) Groovy
9 6 (6.25%) Perl
10 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Degree
2 18 (18.75%) ISEB
3 17 (17.71%) ISTQB
4 10 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (6.25%) HP
2 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
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