Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 35 27
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 134 138 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 8.51% 7.62% 7.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 70.77% 52.89%
Number of salaries quoted 129 129 112
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £26,100 £31,250 £28,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £80,000 £57,375
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +28.57% -7.89%

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 201 195 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 12.77% 10.77% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 194 173 204
Brighton median annual salary £49,995 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.01% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,375 £80,000 £68,750
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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

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Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Brighton over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Brighton

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 94 (70.15%) Test Automation
2 90 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (41.04%) TDD
3 55 (41.04%) SQL
4 52 (38.81%) .NET
5 46 (34.33%) C#
6 44 (32.84%) Computer Science
7 43 (32.09%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (29.10%) Git (software)
9 38 (28.36%) Process Improvement
9 38 (28.36%) Scrum
10 37 (27.61%) ASP.NET
10 37 (27.61%) WCF
11 36 (26.87%) Integration Testing
12 35 (26.12%) BDD
12 35 (26.12%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (21.64%) OO
14 29 (21.64%) Regression Testing
14 29 (21.64%) Continuous Deployment
15 28 (20.90%) OOD
15 28 (20.90%) Visual Studio
15 28 (20.90%) JavaScript
15 28 (20.90%) Selenium
16 27 (20.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (20.15%) XSLT
16 27 (20.15%) Pair Programming
16 27 (20.15%) Customer Requirements
16 27 (20.15%) SOLID
17 24 (17.91%) 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 5 (3.73%) Confluence
2 4 (2.99%) Apache
3 3 (2.24%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.24%) nginx
3 3 (2.24%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.75%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.22%) SaaS
3 4 (2.99%) GitHub
3 4 (2.99%) PaaS
4 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.49%) IaaS
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.75%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.75%) Network Security
2 1 (0.75%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.73%) MySQL
3 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.24%) Big Data
4 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (29.10%) Git (software)
2 28 (20.90%) Selenium
2 28 (20.90%) Visual Studio
3 24 (17.91%) WebDriver
4 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
4 18 (13.43%) TestNG
5 15 (11.19%) JIRA
6 13 (9.70%) Appium
6 13 (9.70%) JUnit
7 11 (8.21%) Gradle
7 11 (8.21%) Maven
8 10 (7.46%) SoapUI
8 10 (7.46%) WATIR
9 9 (6.72%) Cucumber
10 7 (5.22%) Ant
10 7 (5.22%) Hudson
10 7 (5.22%) JMeter
10 7 (5.22%) Subversion
11 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.49%) Mockito
General
1 11 (8.21%) Finance
2 1 (0.75%) Advertising
2 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (37.31%) Developer
2 45 (33.58%) Analyst
3 42 (31.34%) QA Analyst
3 42 (31.34%) QA Test Analyst
4 39 (29.10%) Test Analyst
5 30 (22.39%) QA Engineer
6 27 (20.15%) .NET Developer
7 26 (19.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (19.40%) C# Developer
8 25 (18.66%) Senior Developer
9 24 (17.91%) QA Automation Engineer
10 23 (17.16%) SQL Developer
11 22 (16.42%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (16.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (16.42%) Senior .NET Developer
11 22 (16.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (16.42%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 22 (16.42%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (16.42%) Senior C# Developer
11 22 (16.42%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (38.81%) .NET
2 37 (27.61%) ASP.NET
2 37 (27.61%) WCF
3 27 (20.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (20.15%) XSLT
4 13 (9.70%) HTML
5 12 (8.96%) CSS
6 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (7.46%) jQuery
6 10 (7.46%) XML
6 10 (7.46%) XSL
7 8 (5.97%) Web Services
8 5 (3.73%) RESTful
9 3 (2.24%) HTML5
9 3 (2.24%) LAMP
9 3 (2.24%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (1.49%) React
10 2 (1.49%) Spring
10 2 (1.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.43%) Fintech
3 12 (8.96%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.72%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.22%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.99%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.24%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.75%) BBC
9 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.75%) PMI
9 1 (0.75%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.94%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) Linux
3 2 (1.49%) CentOS
3 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (70.15%) Test Automation
2 90 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (41.04%) TDD
4 44 (32.84%) Computer Science
5 43 (32.09%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (28.36%) Process Improvement
6 38 (28.36%) Scrum
7 36 (26.87%) Integration Testing
8 35 (26.12%) BDD
8 35 (26.12%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (21.64%) Continuous Deployment
9 29 (21.64%) OO
9 29 (21.64%) Regression Testing
10 28 (20.90%) OOD
11 27 (20.15%) Customer Requirements
11 27 (20.15%) Pair Programming
11 27 (20.15%) SOLID
12 24 (17.91%) SDLC
13 23 (17.16%) Kanban
13 23 (17.16%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.04%) SQL
2 46 (34.33%) C#
3 28 (20.90%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.42%) Java
5 12 (8.96%) Python
6 5 (3.73%) F#
6 5 (3.73%) VB
7 3 (2.24%) PHP
8 2 (1.49%) Go
8 2 (1.49%) Java 8
8 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) ISTQB
2 10 (7.46%) ISEB
3 9 (6.72%) Degree
4 6 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Docker
2 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) Varnish
3 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Ansible
2 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.72%) Peoplefluent
3 3 (2.24%) VMware
4 2 (1.49%) Birst
4 2 (1.49%) Google
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.75%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.75%) SAP