Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Exploratory Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Exploratory Testing over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Exploratory Testing
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 133 109
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +28
Permanent jobs citing Exploratory Testing 12 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.68% 0.11% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.12% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 8
Brighton median annual salary £35,000 £45,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +40.00% -18.75%
10th Percentile £33,400 £42,750 £27,825
90th Percentile £36,500 £48,250 £35,000
East Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £45,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -23.08% +40.00% -18.75%

Exploratory Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,534 1,684 1,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 86.91% 92.88% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,356 1,508 1,267
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
East Sussex median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

Exploratory Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Exploratory Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Exploratory Testing in Brighton

Exploratory Testing
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Exploratory Testing in Brighton.

Salary trend for Exploratory Testing in Brighton

Exploratory Testing
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Exploratory Testing in Brighton over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Exploratory Testing in Brighton

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Exploratory Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Exploratory Testing.

1 12 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (100.00%) QA
1 12 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (91.67%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (41.67%) JMeter
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
4 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) TestNG
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) JUnit
5 4 (33.33%) Linux

Exploratory Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (41.67%) JMeter
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) QA Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) API Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Apple
1 2 (16.67%) Google
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP