The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £27,750 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 73 - 97
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.27% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £27,750 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  

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 742 808 928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 99.33% 98.54% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 692 725 813
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 Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Brighton

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for QA Tester in Brighton

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App

QA Tester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Grafana
1 1 (25.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (25.00%) Dynatrace
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
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