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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 56 63 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -31
Permanent jobs citing QA 44 21 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.92% 3.03% 6.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.32% 77.78% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 54
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £38,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
95 27 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 8.47% 3.89% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 81 23 89
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 38 (55.88%) SQL
2 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 28 (41.18%) JIRA
5 25 (36.76%) Selenium
5 25 (36.76%) Cucumber
6 22 (32.35%) Automated Testing
7 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 19 (27.94%) Ruby
9 18 (26.47%) HTML
9 18 (26.47%) WebDriver
10 17 (25.00%) ISEB
10 17 (25.00%) Degree
11 15 (22.06%) XML
12 14 (20.59%) Linux
12 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
13 13 (19.12%) Apache
14 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
14 12 (17.65%) Manual Testing
15 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
15 11 (16.18%) UNIX
15 11 (16.18%) Scrum
16 10 (14.71%) OO
16 10 (14.71%) CSS
17 9 (13.24%) MySQL
17 9 (13.24%) Java
17 9 (13.24%) HTML5
17 9 (13.24%) Automation Testing
18 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
18 8 (11.76%) Apple iOS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (19.12%) Apache
2 8 (11.76%) CMS
3 7 (10.29%) Jetty
3 7 (10.29%) WordPress
3 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) SQLite
4 1 (1.47%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.47%) BaseX
Development Applications
1 32 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 28 (41.18%) JIRA
3 25 (36.76%) Selenium
3 25 (36.76%) Cucumber
4 18 (26.47%) WebDriver
5 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.82%) Subversion
7 5 (7.35%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (7.35%) Xcode
7 5 (7.35%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.41%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.47%) JUnit
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
1 8 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) Publishing
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Analyst
2 23 (33.82%) Tester
3 20 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 20 (29.41%) QA Tester
4 19 (27.94%) Developer
5 16 (23.53%) QA Engineer
5 16 (23.53%) QA Analyst
6 13 (19.12%) Test Engineer
7 12 (17.65%) Web Tester
8 7 (10.29%) QA Test Analyst
8 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (7.35%) iOS Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.88%) iPhone Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Applications Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
12 3 (4.41%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) HTML
2 15 (22.06%) XML
3 10 (14.71%) CSS
4 9 (13.24%) HTML5
5 7 (10.29%) Underscore.js
5 7 (10.29%) jQuery
5 7 (10.29%) JSON
5 7 (10.29%) .NET
6 6 (8.82%) Servlets
6 6 (8.82%) Cocoon
6 6 (8.82%) Spring
6 6 (8.82%) Tapestry
7 5 (7.35%) Web Services
8 3 (4.41%) XSLT
8 3 (4.41%) Velocity
9 2 (2.94%) JPA
9 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) iPhone
3 3 (4.41%) Social Media
4 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.47%) PMI
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) UNIX
3 8 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) Automated Testing
3 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
4 12 (17.65%) Manual Testing
4 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.18%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) OO
7 9 (13.24%) Automation Testing
8 7 (10.29%) BDD
8 7 (10.29%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Time Management
9 5 (7.35%) Web Development
9 5 (7.35%) Project Management
9 5 (7.35%) Product Management
9 5 (7.35%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.88%) RAD
11 3 (4.41%) OOD
11 3 (4.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) SQL
2 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.94%) Ruby
4 9 (13.24%) Java
5 7 (10.29%) PHP
6 5 (7.35%) Objective-C
6 5 (7.35%) C#
7 3 (4.41%) XQuery
7 3 (4.41%) XPath
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) ISEB
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) HP
2 1 (1.47%) Informatica
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Holiday, Healthcare options
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Best Practice IFA Group Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Healthcare,Pension,Lifecover,bonus,on site par
Posted: 4 days ago
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eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum Up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum Up to 42k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago