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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 44 42
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Permanent jobs citing QA 40 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 5.63% 5.51% 6.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.43% 52.63% 64.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 49
Median salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 56 95 90
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 7.89% 10.46% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39 68 75
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Brighton

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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

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Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Brighton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 42 (55.26%) Test Automation
2 34 (44.74%) SQL
3 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.95%) .NET
5 21 (27.63%) Performance Testing
5 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
6 20 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 20 (26.32%) Python
7 18 (23.68%) SDLC
8 17 (22.37%) C#
8 17 (22.37%) TDD
8 17 (22.37%) BDD
9 16 (21.05%) Selenium
9 16 (21.05%) Regression Testing
10 15 (19.74%) Windows
11 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
11 14 (18.42%) Open Source
12 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (15.79%) Cucumber
13 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
13 12 (15.79%) JIRA
13 12 (15.79%) Java
13 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
14 11 (14.47%) OOD
14 11 (14.47%) OO
14 11 (14.47%) Test Scripting
14 11 (14.47%) Ruby
14 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (14.47%) Capybara
14 11 (14.47%) WebDriver

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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 9 (11.84%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.32%) JBoss
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Geospatial Data
2 9 (11.84%) GIS
3 7 (9.21%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.63%) HBase
4 2 (2.63%) icCube
4 2 (2.63%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.63%) OLAP
4 2 (2.63%) SQL CLR
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.32%) QGIS
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.05%) Selenium
3 12 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 12 (15.79%) JIRA
4 11 (14.47%) Capybara
4 11 (14.47%) WebDriver
5 9 (11.84%) JMeter
5 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
6 8 (10.53%) JUnit
7 5 (6.58%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (6.58%) Games
2 3 (3.95%) Front Office
2 3 (3.95%) German Language
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Analyst
1 37 (48.68%) Test Analyst
2 31 (40.79%) QA Analyst
2 31 (40.79%) QA Test Analyst
3 20 (26.32%) QA Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Developer
4 15 (19.74%) QA Test Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Test Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.84%) GIS Technician
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Technician
7 6 (7.89%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Agile Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) .NET
2 11 (14.47%) RESTful
3 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (11.84%) WCF
3 9 (11.84%) XSLT
4 4 (5.26%) CSS
4 4 (5.26%) HTML
4 4 (5.26%) jQuery
5 3 (3.95%) REST
5 3 (3.95%) SOAP
6 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.63%) LAMP
6 2 (2.63%) MDX
6 2 (2.63%) React
6 2 (2.63%) Sass
7 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Test Automation
2 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.63%) Performance Testing
4 18 (23.68%) SDLC
5 17 (22.37%) BDD
5 17 (22.37%) TDD
6 16 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 14 (18.42%) Open Source
8 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
8 11 (14.47%) OO
8 11 (14.47%) OOD
8 11 (14.47%) Test Scripting
9 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.84%) Coaching
10 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (11.84%) Data Management
10 9 (11.84%) Functional Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Integration Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Pair Programming
10 9 (11.84%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) Python
3 17 (22.37%) C#
4 12 (15.79%) Java
5 11 (14.47%) Ruby
6 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) ISEB
1 6 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Mapinfo
3 2 (2.63%) HP
3 2 (2.63%) Vertica
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