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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Permanent jobs citing QA 61 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.93% 2.33% 4.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.40% 21.90% 56.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56 22 29
Average salary £47,500 £31,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.79% -37.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -0.65%
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
101 105 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 9.82% 10.65% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 95 98 44
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 17 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 53 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.55%) Java
3 31 (32.98%) TDD
3 31 (32.98%) SQL
4 30 (31.91%) Web Services
5 28 (29.79%) HP
5 28 (29.79%) HP Quality Center
6 26 (27.66%) Manual Testing
6 26 (27.66%) Regression Testing
7 25 (26.60%) Automated Testing
8 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
9 23 (24.47%) Finance
9 23 (24.47%) Compatibility Testing
9 23 (24.47%) Relational Database
10 22 (23.40%) Unit Testing
10 22 (23.40%) T-SQL
10 22 (23.40%) ETL
11 21 (22.34%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (22.34%) .NET
11 21 (22.34%) Data Integration
11 21 (22.34%) Data Transformation
12 20 (21.28%) C#
13 19 (20.21%) Integration Testing
14 17 (18.09%) Degree
14 17 (18.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (18.09%) Oracle
15 16 (17.02%) Big Data
15 16 (17.02%) Performance Testing
16 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (7.45%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.38%) Apache
2 6 (6.38%) Jetty
3 5 (5.32%) IIS
4 4 (4.26%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) Mingle
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) OSPF
2 2 (2.13%) BGP
2 2 (2.13%) VLAN
2 2 (2.13%) IMAP
2 2 (2.13%) SMTP
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) VPN
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (1.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.47%) Relational Database
3 21 (22.34%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (17.02%) Big Data
5 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (13.83%) SQL CLR
8 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.19%) MySQL
9 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.13%) DB2
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.06%) SQLite
11 1 (1.06%) MarkLogic
11 1 (1.06%) BaseX
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) JUnit
1 8 (8.51%) JIRA
1 8 (8.51%) Selenium
2 7 (7.45%) Cucumber
2 7 (7.45%) Maven
2 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.38%) jMock
4 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.32%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.32%) Ant
4 5 (5.32%) Subversion
4 5 (5.32%) Gradle
4 5 (5.32%) Hudson
5 4 (4.26%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.13%) JMeter
6 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 23 (24.47%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Marketing
3 6 (6.38%) Front Office
4 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) QA Engineer
2 28 (29.79%) Developer
3 20 (21.28%) SQL Developer
4 17 (18.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Junior Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Quality Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Junior
6 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Junior SQL Server Developer
7 6 (6.38%) IT Development Manager
7 6 (6.38%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Development Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Tester
8 5 (5.32%) Head of Testing
9 4 (4.26%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.91%) Web Services
2 21 (22.34%) .NET
3 13 (13.83%) Spring
4 12 (12.77%) HTML
5 11 (11.70%) Ajax
5 11 (11.70%) Hibernate
6 10 (10.64%) XML
7 9 (9.57%) CSS
8 8 (8.51%) J2EE
8 8 (8.51%) REST
8 8 (8.51%) HTML5
9 7 (7.45%) Velocity
10 6 (6.38%) Java EE
10 6 (6.38%) CSS3
10 6 (6.38%) Backbone.js
10 6 (6.38%) Grails
10 6 (6.38%) jQuery
10 6 (6.38%) DHTML
10 6 (6.38%) JMS
10 6 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Data Integration
2 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.70%) Open Source
4 7 (7.45%) N-Tier
5 6 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (5.32%) E-Learning
6 5 (5.32%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (3.19%) Social Media
7 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.19%) Learning Management System
8 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.06%) PMI
9 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) UNIX
3 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.98%) TDD
3 26 (27.66%) Regression Testing
3 26 (27.66%) Manual Testing
4 25 (26.60%) Automated Testing
5 23 (24.47%) Compatibility Testing
6 22 (23.40%) Unit Testing
6 22 (23.40%) ETL
7 21 (22.34%) Data Transformation
8 19 (20.21%) Integration Testing
9 17 (18.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (17.02%) Performance Testing
11 14 (14.89%) OO
12 13 (13.83%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (13.83%) Database Theory
12 13 (13.83%) Relational Database Theory
13 12 (12.77%) Scrum
14 10 (10.64%) RAD
14 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
14 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.55%) Java
2 31 (32.98%) SQL
3 22 (23.40%) T-SQL
4 20 (21.28%) C#
5 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.38%) Groovy
7 4 (4.26%) Perl
8 3 (3.19%) Python
8 3 (3.19%) XQuery
8 3 (3.19%) Ruby
8 3 (3.19%) XPath
9 2 (2.13%) COBOL
9 2 (2.13%) F#
9 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) ISEB
2 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Xen
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.13%) KVM
2 1 (1.06%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 28 (29.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Icinga
2 1 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) HP
2 17 (18.09%) Oracle
3 6 (6.38%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.26%) Pega
5 2 (2.13%) Juniper
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
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