The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £20,500 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 24 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 Tester
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 73 92
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.14% 2.31% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 2.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £20,500 - £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  

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 698 899 899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 98.31% 99.01% 98.79%
Number of salaries quoted 596 773 754
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 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 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS

QA Tester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA