Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 30 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 +26
Permanent jobs citing QA 115 120 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 6.49% 7.20% 6.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.12% 56.07% 69.38%
Number of salaries quoted 102 93 52
Brighton median annual salary £51,000 £35,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.71% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35,250 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £57,250 £57,425
East Sussex median annual salary £51,000 £39,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +29.11% -9.20% +24.29%

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 164 214 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 9.26% 12.84% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 144 176 92
Brighton median annual salary £51,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,875 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £67,000
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for QA.

1 87 (75.65%) SQL
2 69 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 69 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (51.30%) Test Automation
5 48 (41.74%) SDLC
6 45 (39.13%) SOA
6 45 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (38.26%) Java
8 42 (36.52%) JavaScript
8 42 (36.52%) TDD
9 40 (34.78%) Git (software)
10 38 (33.04%) .NET
11 37 (32.17%) C#
11 37 (32.17%) SOAP
11 37 (32.17%) Front Office
11 37 (32.17%) SaaS
11 37 (32.17%) REST
11 37 (32.17%) German Language
11 37 (32.17%) Degree
11 37 (32.17%) Use Case
11 37 (32.17%) Presales
11 37 (32.17%) Enterprise Software
11 37 (32.17%) Business Process Analysis
12 34 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (26.96%) OOD
13 31 (26.96%) OO
14 30 (26.09%) XSLT
14 30 (26.09%) Visual Studio
14 30 (26.09%) ASP.NET

QA
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 8 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.48%) Confluence
3 1 (0.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.87%) JBoss
3 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (32.17%) SaaS
2 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.83%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.87%) GIS
5 1 (0.87%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 30 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 23 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 19 (16.52%) Selenium
5 17 (14.78%) Jenkins
6 15 (13.04%) JIRA
7 11 (9.57%) WebDriver
8 10 (8.70%) Capybara
9 8 (6.96%) Bower
9 8 (6.96%) Grunt
10 4 (3.48%) NUnit
10 4 (3.48%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.74%) JMeter
11 2 (1.74%) JUnit
11 2 (1.74%) TestNG
12 1 (0.87%) Bugzilla
General
1 37 (32.17%) Front Office
1 37 (32.17%) German Language
2 1 (0.87%) Billing
2 1 (0.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (30.43%) Developer
2 31 (26.96%) Architect
3 30 (26.09%) .NET Developer
4 29 (25.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 29 (25.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 29 (25.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 29 (25.22%) C# Developer
5 27 (23.48%) Analyst
6 23 (20.00%) SaaS Architect
6 23 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (17.39%) Agile .NET Developer
7 20 (17.39%) Agile C# Developer
7 20 (17.39%) Agile Developer
7 20 (17.39%) QA Engineer
8 19 (16.52%) QA Test Engineer
8 19 (16.52%) Test Engineer
9 14 (12.17%) SaaS Analyst
9 14 (12.17%) Technical Analyst
10 13 (11.30%) Test Analyst
10 13 (11.30%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.04%) .NET
2 37 (32.17%) REST
2 37 (32.17%) SOAP
3 30 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 30 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (26.09%) WCF
3 30 (26.09%) XSLT
4 14 (12.17%) RESTful
5 12 (10.43%) Web Services
6 9 (7.83%) HTML
7 8 (6.96%) LESS
7 8 (6.96%) Lucene
7 8 (6.96%) Sass
7 8 (6.96%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 4 (3.48%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.61%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.87%) CSS
10 1 (0.87%) jQuery
10 1 (0.87%) LAMP
10 1 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 69 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 37 (32.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.74%) Linux
2 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (51.30%) Test Automation
3 48 (41.74%) SDLC
4 45 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (39.13%) SOA
5 42 (36.52%) TDD
6 37 (32.17%) Business Process Analysis
6 37 (32.17%) Presales
6 37 (32.17%) Use Case
7 34 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (26.96%) OO
8 31 (26.96%) OOD
9 30 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 30 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
9 30 (26.09%) Integration Testing
9 30 (26.09%) Pair Programming
9 30 (26.09%) SOLID
10 24 (20.87%) BDD
11 20 (17.39%) Process Improvement
12 13 (11.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 87 (75.65%) SQL
2 44 (38.26%) Java
3 42 (36.52%) JavaScript
4 37 (32.17%) C#
5 17 (14.78%) Python
6 15 (13.04%) Ruby
7 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) F#
9 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (32.17%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.87%) Mapinfo