Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 47 42
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 166 76 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 8.67% 5.23% 5.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 73.45% 50.67% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127 66 57
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -11.39% -12.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,000 £50,000
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -15.79%

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 226 150 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 11.80% 10.32% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 175 134 134
Brighton median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,150 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £53,750
East Sussex median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%

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 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Brighton

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 118 (71.08%) Test Automation
2 113 (68.07%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (40.96%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (39.16%) Scrum
5 50 (30.12%) C#
5 50 (30.12%) Selenium
6 47 (28.31%) SQL
7 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
7 44 (26.51%) Git (software)
8 42 (25.30%) .NET
9 41 (24.70%) WebDriver
10 40 (24.10%) Computer Science
11 39 (23.49%) BDD
12 38 (22.89%) Jenkins
12 38 (22.89%) SDLC
13 36 (21.69%) TDD
14 34 (20.48%) Process Improvement
15 33 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
16 32 (19.28%) JIRA
17 29 (17.47%) Confluence
17 29 (17.47%) Web Services
17 29 (17.47%) AngularJS
18 28 (16.87%) Test Strategy
18 28 (16.87%) RESTful
19 27 (16.27%) Software Engineering
19 27 (16.27%) Self-Motivation
20 26 (15.66%) Java
20 26 (15.66%) OOD
21 25 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (14.46%) Continuous Deployment

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 29 (17.47%) Confluence
2 8 (4.82%) 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
4 1 (0.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.04%) GitHub
2 4 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.20%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (1.20%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.22%) Internet
2 4 (2.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) Extranet
3 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.83%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.22%) MySQL
4 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.20%) Big Data
6 2 (1.20%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.60%) HBase
7 1 (0.60%) icCube
7 1 (0.60%) Impala
7 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (30.12%) Selenium
2 44 (26.51%) Git (software)
3 41 (24.70%) WebDriver
4 38 (22.89%) Jenkins
5 32 (19.28%) JIRA
6 24 (14.46%) Visual Studio
7 23 (13.86%) Cucumber
7 23 (13.86%) NUnit
7 23 (13.86%) SpecFlow
8 17 (10.24%) Bitbucket
9 7 (4.22%) git-flow
10 6 (3.61%) JMeter
11 4 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.20%) Axure RP
12 2 (1.20%) Gradle
12 2 (1.20%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.20%) JUnit
12 2 (1.20%) Maven
12 2 (1.20%) Subversion
12 2 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 13 (7.83%) Games
2 4 (2.41%) Finance
3 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Front Office
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (32.53%) Developer
2 36 (21.69%) Analyst
3 27 (16.27%) QA Analyst
4 26 (15.66%) Software Developer
5 25 (15.06%) Test Analyst
6 24 (14.46%) .NET Developer
7 23 (13.86%) Developer in Test
8 22 (13.25%) C# Developer
9 21 (12.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (12.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (12.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (12.05%) Senior Developer
11 19 (11.45%) QA Test Analyst
11 19 (11.45%) Senior .NET Developer
11 19 (11.45%) Test Engineer
12 18 (10.84%) QA Engineer
12 18 (10.84%) QA Test Engineer
13 17 (10.24%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (10.24%) Senior C# Developer
13 17 (10.24%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.30%) .NET
2 29 (17.47%) AngularJS
2 29 (17.47%) Web Services
3 28 (16.87%) RESTful
4 23 (13.86%) ASP.NET
5 22 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (13.25%) WCF
5 22 (13.25%) XSLT
6 15 (9.04%) Gherkin
7 10 (6.02%) React
8 8 (4.82%) HTML
9 7 (4.22%) Jest
10 5 (3.01%) XML
11 4 (2.41%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.41%) Express
11 4 (2.41%) koa
11 4 (2.41%) Sails.js
12 3 (1.81%) JSON
12 3 (1.81%) Sass
13 2 (1.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.10%) Computer Science
2 27 (16.27%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (12.65%) Mobile App
4 21 (12.65%) User Experience
5 3 (1.81%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.81%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.81%) SCORM
6 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.20%) Fintech
6 2 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.20%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) Blog
7 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.60%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Social Media
7 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.84%) Windows
2 12 (7.23%) Linux
3 5 (3.01%) Android
3 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.20%) CentOS
4 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (71.08%) Test Automation
2 113 (68.07%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (40.96%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (39.16%) Scrum
5 39 (23.49%) BDD
6 38 (22.89%) SDLC
7 36 (21.69%) TDD
8 34 (20.48%) Process Improvement
9 33 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (16.87%) Test Strategy
11 27 (16.27%) Software Engineering
12 26 (15.66%) OOD
13 24 (14.46%) Continuous Deployment
14 23 (13.86%) OO
14 23 (13.86%) Open Source
14 23 (13.86%) Release Management
14 23 (13.86%) SDET
15 22 (13.25%) Integration Testing
15 22 (13.25%) Pair Programming
15 22 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.12%) C#
2 47 (28.31%) SQL
3 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.66%) Java
5 15 (9.04%) Python
6 7 (4.22%) PHP
7 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.41%) Go
9 2 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.60%) F#
10 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.22%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.81%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.20%) ISEB
3 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.01%) SLA
3 4 (2.41%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) GDPR
5 1 (0.60%) P3O
5 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Ansible
1 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.61%) Capita
3 3 (1.81%) HP
3 3 (1.81%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.20%) Apple
4 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.20%) Google
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle
4 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.20%) Snow
4 2 (1.20%) VMware
5 1 (0.60%) Birst
5 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.60%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.60%) Vertica