The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 56 79 99
Rank change year-on-year +23 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 17 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.26% 0.98% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 0.99% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 1
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 746 806 925
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 99.33% 98.53% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 696 723 811
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Brighton

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Brighton

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (52.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (52.00%) Performance Testing
2 13 (52.00%) SDLC
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Selenium
5 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 8 (32.00%) C#
6 8 (32.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) JUnit
7 6 (24.00%) JMeter
7 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (24.00%) SDET
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) TDD
9 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (12.00%) Open Source
10 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
10 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (24.00%) JMeter
3 6 (24.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Performance Testing
1 13 (52.00%) Regression Testing
1 13 (52.00%) SDLC
2 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (24.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft