Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 37 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 156 124 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 8.87% 6.87% 7.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.22% 69.27% 55.50%
Number of salaries quoted 142 114 102
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £50,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.89% +44.29% -15.66%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £80,000 £91,250
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +42.86% -15.66%

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 216 179 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 12.29% 9.91% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 198 156 187
Brighton median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.86% +20.00% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £80,000 £70,000
East Sussex median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +11.11% -

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Brighton

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 109 (69.87%) Test Automation
2 102 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (33.33%) SQL
3 52 (33.33%) .NET
3 52 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 52 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (32.05%) Scrum
5 49 (31.41%) C#
6 48 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 46 (29.49%) TDD
8 40 (25.64%) ASP.NET
8 40 (25.64%) WCF
9 38 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (23.72%) Process Improvement
10 37 (23.72%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 36 (23.08%) OO
12 35 (22.44%) OOD
12 35 (22.44%) BDD
12 35 (22.44%) Continuous Deployment
13 34 (21.79%) Integration Testing
13 34 (21.79%) Visual Studio
14 33 (21.15%) Java
14 33 (21.15%) XSLT
14 33 (21.15%) Pair Programming
14 33 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (21.15%) Customer Requirements
14 33 (21.15%) SOLID
15 31 (19.87%) Selenium
16 27 (17.31%) Regression Testing

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 11 (7.05%) Confluence
2 3 (1.92%) Apache
3 2 (1.28%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.28%) nginx
3 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.85%) GitHub
2 6 (3.85%) SaaS
3 5 (3.21%) PaaS
4 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.28%) IaaS
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.64%) Network Security
2 1 (0.64%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.21%) MySQL
4 2 (1.28%) Big Data
4 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 34 (21.79%) Visual Studio
3 31 (19.87%) Selenium
4 19 (12.18%) JIRA
5 18 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 16 (10.26%) Cucumber
6 16 (10.26%) WebDriver
7 14 (8.97%) JMeter
8 12 (7.69%) JUnit
9 10 (6.41%) TestNG
10 8 (5.13%) Appium
11 7 (4.49%) Bitbucket
11 7 (4.49%) NUnit
11 7 (4.49%) SpecFlow
12 6 (3.85%) SoapUI
12 6 (3.85%) WATIR
13 4 (2.56%) git-flow
13 4 (2.56%) Gradle
13 4 (2.56%) Maven
13 4 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 15 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (2.56%) Games
3 2 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (40.38%) Developer
2 37 (23.72%) QA Engineer
3 34 (21.79%) Senior Developer
4 33 (21.15%) .NET Developer
4 33 (21.15%) Analyst
5 32 (20.51%) C# Developer
6 31 (19.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (19.23%) QA Analyst
7 30 (19.23%) QA Test Analyst
8 27 (17.31%) Senior .NET Developer
8 27 (17.31%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 27 (17.31%) Senior C# Developer
9 25 (16.03%) QA Automation Engineer
10 24 (15.38%) SQL Developer
11 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (14.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (14.74%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (14.74%) Senior SQL Developer
11 23 (14.74%) Test Analyst
11 23 (14.74%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (33.33%) .NET
2 40 (25.64%) ASP.NET
2 40 (25.64%) WCF
3 33 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 33 (21.15%) XSLT
4 10 (6.41%) AngularJS
4 10 (6.41%) RESTful
4 10 (6.41%) Web Services
5 9 (5.77%) XML
6 8 (5.13%) CSS
6 8 (5.13%) HTML
7 7 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (4.49%) jQuery
7 7 (4.49%) XSL
8 5 (3.21%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.56%) React
10 3 (1.92%) LAMP
11 2 (1.28%) JDBC
11 2 (1.28%) JSON
11 2 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.72%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (8.97%) Fintech
4 12 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.56%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.92%) User Experience
9 2 (1.28%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.28%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.64%) BBC
10 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.64%) PMI
10 1 (0.64%) SCORM
10 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.97%) Windows
2 7 (4.49%) Linux
3 4 (2.56%) Android
3 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.28%) CentOS
4 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (69.87%) Test Automation
2 102 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 52 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (32.05%) Scrum
5 46 (29.49%) TDD
6 38 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (23.72%) Process Improvement
8 36 (23.08%) OO
9 35 (22.44%) BDD
9 35 (22.44%) Continuous Deployment
9 35 (22.44%) OOD
10 34 (21.79%) Integration Testing
11 33 (21.15%) Customer Requirements
11 33 (21.15%) Pair Programming
11 33 (21.15%) SOLID
12 27 (17.31%) Regression Testing
13 26 (16.67%) Manual Testing
14 24 (15.38%) SDLC
15 20 (12.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.33%) SQL
2 49 (31.41%) C#
3 36 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 33 (21.15%) Java
5 10 (6.41%) F#
5 10 (6.41%) VB
6 9 (5.77%) Python
7 3 (1.92%) Go
7 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.92%) Ruby
8 2 (1.28%) Java 8
9 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Degree
2 14 (8.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.13%) ISEB
5 4 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Docker
2 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) Ansible
1 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.05%) Peoplefluent
3 3 (1.92%) Google
3 3 (1.92%) VMware
4 2 (1.28%) Apple
4 2 (1.28%) Birst
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco
5 1 (0.64%) HP
5 1 (0.64%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.64%) Xamarin