The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 25 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 Engineer
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 91 76
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 17 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.39% 0.11% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 0.11% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 21
Median salary £30,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

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 698 895 893
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 98.31% 99.00% 98.78%
Number of salaries quoted 596 770 752
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 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Brighton

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Brighton

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, QA Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) QA
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (60.00%) BDD
4 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (55.00%) Capybara
4 11 (55.00%) Ruby
4 11 (55.00%) JIRA
4 11 (55.00%) RESTful
4 11 (55.00%) Python
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Selenium
6 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (25.00%) Games
9 4 (20.00%) MySQL
9 4 (20.00%) Unix
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) Bugzilla
10 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (15.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) JMeter
10 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (10.00%) SDET

QA Engineer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (55.00%) Capybara
2 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
3 8 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (20.00%) Bugzilla
5 3 (15.00%) JMeter
5 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) BDD
4 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
9 2 (10.00%) SDET
10 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Scrum
10 1 (5.00%) TDD
10 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
1 11 (55.00%) Ruby
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: ££competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago