The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Analyst
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 71 89
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 14 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.97% 2.53% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.55% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  

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 700 901 875
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 98.45% 99.01% 98.76%
Number of salaries quoted 599 775 734
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 31 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (64.52%) Test Automation
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) BDD
4 12 (38.71%) JIRA
5 11 (35.48%) Performance Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
5 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
5 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
5 11 (35.48%) RESTful
5 11 (35.48%) Capybara
5 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
5 11 (35.48%) SDLC
5 11 (35.48%) Ruby
5 11 (35.48%) Regression Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Python
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
6 8 (25.81%) Selenium
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) .NET
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
8 6 (19.35%) C#
8 6 (19.35%) Java
8 6 (19.35%) JUnit
8 6 (19.35%) JMeter
8 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (19.35%) SDET

QA Analyst Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) JIRA
2 11 (35.48%) Capybara
2 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
2 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium
3 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
4 6 (19.35%) JMeter
4 6 (19.35%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) RESTful
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Test Automation
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) BDD
4 11 (35.48%) Performance Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Regression Testing
4 11 (35.48%) SDLC
4 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
5 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
5 6 (19.35%) SDET
6 1 (3.23%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Python
1 11 (35.48%) Ruby
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
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