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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 38 43 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 49 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 4.79% 5.82% 5.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.30% 53.26% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 53
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 94 92 96
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 12.52% 10.93% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 92 65 91
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Brighton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (47.73%) .NET
2 41 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (35.23%) C#
4 30 (34.09%) TDD
5 29 (32.95%) Computer Science
6 27 (30.68%) SQL
7 23 (26.14%) OO
7 23 (26.14%) Integration Testing
8 22 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 22 (25.00%) OOD
8 22 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (23.86%) XSLT
10 20 (22.73%) Visual Studio
10 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (22.73%) WCF
10 20 (22.73%) Pair Programming
10 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (22.73%) SOLID
10 20 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
10 20 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
11 19 (21.59%) Performance Testing
11 19 (21.59%) Regression Testing
12 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
13 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
13 17 (19.32%) Selenium
13 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
13 17 (19.32%) SDLC
14 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 15 (17.05%) Windows

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Top Related 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 4 (4.55%) ArcGIS
1 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.41%) Jetty
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (4.55%) GIS
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQLite
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL CLR
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 17 (19.32%) Selenium
4 13 (14.77%) WebDriver
5 10 (11.36%) JMeter
5 10 (11.36%) JUnit
6 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.41%) JIRA
8 2 (2.27%) TestNG
9 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.14%) Banking
1 1 (1.14%) Finance
1 1 (1.14%) Marketing
1 1 (1.14%) Retail
1 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Analyst
2 32 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 25 (28.41%) QA Analyst
4 24 (27.27%) Developer
4 24 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
5 20 (22.73%) .NET Developer
5 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (22.73%) C# Developer
6 15 (17.05%) QA Engineer
7 13 (14.77%) Agile .NET Developer
7 13 (14.77%) Agile C# Developer
7 13 (14.77%) Agile Developer
7 13 (14.77%) C# WCF Developer
7 13 (14.77%) WCF Developer
8 10 (11.36%) Quality Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) Senior Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
9 8 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (47.73%) .NET
2 21 (23.86%) XSLT
3 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (22.73%) WCF
4 4 (4.55%) HTML
4 4 (4.55%) XML
5 3 (3.41%) CSS
5 3 (3.41%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.41%) JPA
5 3 (3.41%) Servlets
5 3 (3.41%) Spring
6 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.14%) J2EE
6 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.95%) Computer Science
2 22 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.09%) TDD
3 23 (26.14%) Integration Testing
3 23 (26.14%) OO
4 22 (25.00%) OOD
5 20 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
5 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
5 20 (22.73%) Pair Programming
5 20 (22.73%) SOLID
6 19 (21.59%) Performance Testing
6 19 (21.59%) Regression Testing
7 17 (19.32%) SDLC
7 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (12.50%) Open Source
9 11 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 10 (11.36%) BDD
10 10 (11.36%) CAD
10 10 (11.36%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) C#
2 27 (30.68%) SQL
3 15 (17.05%) Java
4 4 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) XPath
6 1 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 8 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (7.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) ISO 14001
1 10 (11.36%) ISO 9001
2 8 (9.09%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Grafana
1 1 (1.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Mapinfo
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.14%) Dynatrace
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago