Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 42 36
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 166 102 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 8.74% 6.06% 6.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.11% 68.00% 57.56%
Number of salaries quoted 136 85 83
Brighton median annual salary £48,748 £51,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.42% +34.21% -12.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £53,650
East Sussex median annual salary £48,748 £51,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.42% +27.50% -7.51%

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 221 150 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 11.64% 8.92% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 187 129 163
Brighton median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.86% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £68,750
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +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

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Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Brighton over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 115 (69.28%) Test Automation
2 110 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (33.13%) SQL
5 53 (31.93%) C#
5 53 (31.93%) Scrum
5 53 (31.93%) Git (software)
6 48 (28.92%) Computer Science
7 46 (27.71%) .NET
8 41 (24.70%) JavaScript
8 41 (24.70%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (22.89%) Selenium
10 37 (22.29%) Java
10 37 (22.29%) TDD
11 36 (21.69%) BDD
12 35 (21.08%) WCF
12 35 (21.08%) ASP.NET
12 35 (21.08%) OO
12 35 (21.08%) OOD
12 35 (21.08%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (20.48%) Visual Studio
14 33 (19.88%) Process Improvement
14 33 (19.88%) Continuous Deployment
15 31 (18.67%) Pair Programming
15 31 (18.67%) XSLT
15 31 (18.67%) Integration Testing
15 31 (18.67%) Customer Requirements
15 31 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (18.67%) SOLID
16 30 (18.07%) Self-Motivation

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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 19 (11.45%) Confluence
2 6 (3.61%) Apache
3 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.20%) nginx
3 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.02%) GitHub
2 8 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.01%) PaaS
4 4 (2.41%) SaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.20%) IaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) HTTP
2 3 (1.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.60%) Network Security
3 1 (0.60%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.63%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.22%) MySQL
4 3 (1.81%) Big Data
4 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.20%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.60%) HBase
6 1 (0.60%) icCube
6 1 (0.60%) Impala
6 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (31.93%) Git (software)
2 38 (22.89%) Selenium
3 34 (20.48%) Visual Studio
4 26 (15.66%) JIRA
5 25 (15.06%) Jenkins
6 22 (13.25%) Cucumber
7 20 (12.05%) WebDriver
8 16 (9.64%) JMeter
9 13 (7.83%) Bitbucket
9 13 (7.83%) NUnit
9 13 (7.83%) SpecFlow
10 9 (5.42%) JUnit
11 7 (4.22%) TestNG
12 6 (3.61%) git-flow
13 4 (2.41%) Gradle
13 4 (2.41%) Maven
14 3 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.81%) Axure RP
14 3 (1.81%) Subversion
15 2 (1.20%) Mockito
General
1 14 (8.43%) Finance
2 5 (3.01%) Games
3 2 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (41.57%) Developer
2 32 (19.28%) .NET Developer
2 32 (19.28%) QA Engineer
2 32 (19.28%) Senior Developer
3 30 (18.07%) C# Developer
4 29 (17.47%) Analyst
5 28 (16.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (15.06%) QA Analyst
6 25 (15.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 24 (14.46%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 24 (14.46%) Senior C# Developer
8 21 (12.65%) QA Automation Engineer
8 21 (12.65%) SQL Developer
9 20 (12.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (12.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (12.05%) QA Test Analyst
9 20 (12.05%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (12.05%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (12.05%) Senior SQL Developer
9 20 (12.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (27.71%) .NET
2 35 (21.08%) ASP.NET
2 35 (21.08%) WCF
3 31 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 31 (18.67%) XSLT
4 20 (12.05%) Web Services
5 19 (11.45%) AngularJS
6 16 (9.64%) RESTful
7 10 (6.02%) XML
8 9 (5.42%) HTML
8 9 (5.42%) React
9 8 (4.82%) Gherkin
10 7 (4.22%) CSS
11 5 (3.01%) Jest
12 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.41%) jQuery
12 4 (2.41%) JSON
12 4 (2.41%) XSL
13 3 (1.81%) LAMP
13 3 (1.81%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 48 (28.92%) Computer Science
2 35 (21.08%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (18.07%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (10.24%) Mobile App
5 11 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.82%) Fintech
6 8 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (4.82%) User Experience
7 6 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.41%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.81%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.81%) PMI
9 3 (1.81%) SCORM
10 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.43%) Windows
2 12 (7.23%) Linux
3 8 (4.82%) Android
3 8 (4.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.20%) CentOS
4 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (69.28%) Test Automation
2 110 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (31.93%) Scrum
5 41 (24.70%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (22.29%) TDD
7 36 (21.69%) BDD
8 35 (21.08%) OO
8 35 (21.08%) OOD
9 33 (19.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 33 (19.88%) Process Improvement
10 31 (18.67%) Customer Requirements
10 31 (18.67%) Integration Testing
10 31 (18.67%) Pair Programming
10 31 (18.67%) SOLID
11 27 (16.27%) SDLC
12 26 (15.66%) Software Engineering
13 25 (15.06%) Manual Testing
14 23 (13.86%) Regression Testing
15 16 (9.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.13%) SQL
2 53 (31.93%) C#
3 41 (24.70%) JavaScript
4 37 (22.29%) Java
5 11 (6.63%) F#
5 11 (6.63%) VB
6 4 (2.41%) Go
7 3 (1.81%) PHP
7 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.81%) Python
7 3 (1.81%) Ruby
7 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.20%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 25 (15.06%) Degree
2 15 (9.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.42%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.01%) ISEB
4 5 (3.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.81%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.42%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Ansible
1 2 (1.20%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.82%) Peoplefluent
3 4 (2.41%) Apple
3 4 (2.41%) Google
4 3 (1.81%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.81%) VMware
4 3 (1.81%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.20%) Birst
5 2 (1.20%) HP
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle
5 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.20%) Snow
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco
6 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.60%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.60%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.60%) Vertica