Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 45 44
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 185 80 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 9.40% 5.37% 5.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 74.90% 62.99% 51.60%
Number of salaries quoted 143 63 62
Brighton median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +10.53% -15.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £26,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £50,000
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -11.11%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Brighton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 247 127 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 12.54% 8.52% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 190 105 149
Brighton median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £67,500
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Brighton

QA
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for QA in Brighton

QA
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Brighton over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Brighton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for QA.

1 128 (69.19%) Test Automation
2 117 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (40.00%) Scrum
3 74 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (29.19%) C#
5 53 (28.65%) Selenium
6 52 (28.11%) Git (software)
7 51 (27.57%) JavaScript
8 49 (26.49%) SQL
9 44 (23.78%) Computer Science
10 41 (22.16%) BDD
10 41 (22.16%) Java
10 41 (22.16%) Self-Motivation
11 38 (20.54%) .NET
11 38 (20.54%) Software Engineering
12 37 (20.00%) SDLC
13 33 (17.84%) TDD
13 33 (17.84%) Jenkins
14 32 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (17.30%) WebDriver
14 32 (17.30%) Process Improvement
14 32 (17.30%) JIRA
15 31 (16.76%) Web Services
15 31 (16.76%) OOD
15 31 (16.76%) AngularJS
16 30 (16.22%) Open Source
17 28 (15.14%) OO
18 27 (14.59%) Visual Studio
18 27 (14.59%) Confluence
19 26 (14.05%) Release Management

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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 27 (14.59%) Confluence
2 8 (4.32%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.54%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) nginx
3 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.73%) GitHub
2 6 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (1.08%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) Internet
2 6 (3.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) Extranet
3 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.86%) MySQL
4 5 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.54%) Big Data
6 1 (0.54%) HBase
6 1 (0.54%) icCube
6 1 (0.54%) Impala
6 1 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (28.65%) Selenium
2 52 (28.11%) Git (software)
3 33 (17.84%) Jenkins
4 32 (17.30%) JIRA
4 32 (17.30%) WebDriver
5 27 (14.59%) Visual Studio
6 25 (13.51%) Cucumber
7 22 (11.89%) NUnit
7 22 (11.89%) SpecFlow
8 20 (10.81%) Bitbucket
9 15 (8.11%) JMeter
10 11 (5.95%) git-flow
11 6 (3.24%) JUnit
11 6 (3.24%) TestNG
12 3 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.62%) Axure RP
13 2 (1.08%) HP UFT
14 1 (0.54%) Maven
14 1 (0.54%) Subversion
14 1 (0.54%) WATIR
General
1 16 (8.65%) Games
2 7 (3.78%) Finance
3 3 (1.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (32.97%) Developer
2 36 (19.46%) Analyst
3 29 (15.68%) QA Analyst
3 29 (15.68%) Senior Developer
4 27 (14.59%) .NET Developer
4 27 (14.59%) QA Engineer
5 26 (14.05%) Software Developer
6 25 (13.51%) C# Developer
7 24 (12.97%) Senior .NET Developer
8 23 (12.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (12.43%) Software Engineer
9 22 (11.89%) Developer in Test
9 22 (11.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 22 (11.89%) Senior C# Developer
10 21 (11.35%) QA Test Analyst
10 21 (11.35%) Test Analyst
11 20 (10.81%) Test Engineer
12 19 (10.27%) QA Test Engineer
13 18 (9.73%) ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (9.73%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.54%) .NET
2 31 (16.76%) AngularJS
2 31 (16.76%) Web Services
3 26 (14.05%) ASP.NET
4 25 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (13.51%) WCF
4 25 (13.51%) XSLT
5 23 (12.43%) RESTful
6 13 (7.03%) React
7 11 (5.95%) Gherkin
8 9 (4.86%) Jest
9 8 (4.32%) HTML
10 7 (3.78%) XML
11 5 (2.70%) Express
11 5 (2.70%) JSON
11 5 (2.70%) koa
11 5 (2.70%) Sails.js
12 4 (2.16%) Sass
13 3 (1.62%) CSS
14 2 (1.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.78%) Computer Science
2 41 (22.16%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (14.05%) Mobile App
4 25 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (9.73%) User Experience
6 10 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.16%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.16%) e-Learning
8 4 (2.16%) SCORM
9 3 (1.62%) Fintech
10 2 (1.08%) PMI
11 1 (0.54%) Blog
11 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.54%) Social Media
11 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.65%) Windows
2 15 (8.11%) Linux
3 9 (4.86%) Android
3 9 (4.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.54%) CentOS
4 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (69.19%) Test Automation
2 117 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 74 (40.00%) Scrum
4 41 (22.16%) BDD
5 38 (20.54%) Software Engineering
6 37 (20.00%) SDLC
7 33 (17.84%) TDD
8 32 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (17.30%) Process Improvement
9 31 (16.76%) OOD
10 30 (16.22%) Open Source
11 28 (15.14%) OO
12 26 (14.05%) Continuous Deployment
12 26 (14.05%) Release Management
13 25 (13.51%) Customer Requirements
13 25 (13.51%) Integration Testing
13 25 (13.51%) Manual Testing
13 25 (13.51%) Pair Programming
13 25 (13.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.19%) C#
2 51 (27.57%) JavaScript
3 49 (26.49%) SQL
4 41 (22.16%) Java
5 8 (4.32%) Python
6 7 (3.78%) F#
6 7 (3.78%) PHP
6 7 (3.78%) VB
7 5 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.16%) Go
9 2 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (11.35%) Degree
2 11 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.24%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.70%) ISEB
5 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.70%) SLA
3 3 (1.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (4.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Ansible
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.16%) Apple
2 4 (2.16%) Google
2 4 (2.16%) HP
2 4 (2.16%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.62%) Peoplefluent
4 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.08%) Snow
5 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.54%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle
5 1 (0.54%) Vertica
5 1 (0.54%) VMware