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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 40 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.43% 2.02% 1.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.34% 22.03% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 9 10
Average salary £45,000 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.43% -0.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
71 59 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 7.87% 9.19% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 68 49 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 6 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 43 (47.25%) SQL
2 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.77%) Java
4 26 (28.57%) .NET
5 25 (27.47%) OO
6 24 (26.37%) E-Commerce
7 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
8 22 (24.18%) C#
8 22 (24.18%) Manual Testing
9 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 19 (20.88%) TDD
10 19 (20.88%) XML
11 18 (19.78%) Automated Testing
12 17 (18.68%) Web Services
12 17 (18.68%) T-SQL
12 17 (18.68%) HTML
12 17 (18.68%) ETL
12 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
12 17 (18.68%) Degree
13 16 (17.58%) Jetty
13 16 (17.58%) Data Integration
13 16 (17.58%) SaaS
13 16 (17.58%) Data Transformation
13 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
13 16 (17.58%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (17.58%) UNIX
13 16 (17.58%) Regression Testing
13 16 (17.58%) Scrum
14 15 (16.48%) Spring
14 15 (16.48%) Linux

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (17.58%) Jetty
2 15 (16.48%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.29%) Apache
4 6 (6.59%) CMS
5 5 (5.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) Mingle
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.29%) Big Data
3 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (12.09%) SQL CLR
6 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.30%) MySQL
8 2 (2.20%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.20%) BaseX
8 2 (2.20%) SQLite
8 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Subversion
2 13 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 12 (13.19%) Selenium
4 10 (10.99%) JIRA
5 9 (9.89%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.49%) JUnit
8 4 (4.40%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.30%) jMock
10 2 (2.20%) Maven
10 2 (2.20%) Xcode
10 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.20%) Gradle
10 2 (2.20%) Hudson
10 2 (2.20%) Ant
10 2 (2.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.10%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Marketing
3 7 (7.69%) Front Office
4 2 (2.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (36.26%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) QA Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) SQL Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Analyst
4 13 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
5 12 (13.19%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.09%) QA Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) QA Test Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) Java Developer
8 9 (9.89%) Tester
9 7 (7.69%) Development Manager
9 7 (7.69%) IT Development Manager
9 7 (7.69%) Test Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) QA Tester
11 5 (5.49%) Junior Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Junior
11 5 (5.49%) Junior SQL Server Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Head of Testing
12 4 (4.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.57%) .NET
2 19 (20.88%) XML
3 17 (18.68%) Web Services
3 17 (18.68%) HTML
4 15 (16.48%) CSS
4 15 (16.48%) Spring
5 13 (14.29%) Tapestry
5 13 (14.29%) Cocoon
6 12 (13.19%) Servlets
7 10 (10.99%) XSLT
8 9 (9.89%) Ajax
9 8 (8.79%) Velocity
9 8 (8.79%) Hibernate
9 8 (8.79%) LAMP
9 8 (8.79%) HTML5
10 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.69%) DHTML
10 7 (7.69%) J2EE
10 7 (7.69%) Grails
10 7 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Data Integration
2 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 12 (13.19%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (12.09%) Open Source
5 9 (9.89%) N-Tier
6 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.49%) User Experience
7 5 (5.49%) E-Learning
8 3 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.30%) Learning Management System
8 3 (3.30%) Social Media
9 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) UNIX
2 15 (16.48%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.47%) OO
3 24 (26.37%) E-Commerce
4 22 (24.18%) Manual Testing
5 19 (20.88%) TDD
6 18 (19.78%) Automated Testing
7 17 (18.68%) ETL
8 16 (17.58%) Regression Testing
8 16 (17.58%) Scrum
8 16 (17.58%) Data Transformation
9 14 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (15.38%) Unit Testing
10 11 (12.09%) Integration Testing
10 11 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (12.09%) Database Theory
10 11 (12.09%) Relational Database Theory
11 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
11 10 (10.99%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (10.99%) Web Development
11 10 (10.99%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.25%) SQL
2 28 (30.77%) Java
3 22 (24.18%) C#
4 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 17 (18.68%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.79%) XQuery
6 8 (8.79%) XPath
7 7 (7.69%) Groovy
8 6 (6.59%) Perl
9 5 (5.49%) Ruby
10 2 (2.20%) F#
10 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.10%) Python
11 1 (1.10%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) ISEB
2 10 (10.99%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.10%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) HP
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.10%) Pega
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 + 10% Discretionary bonus and Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago