The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 85 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.34% 0.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £27,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Software Testing
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
886 583 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 78.97% 84.01% 69.97%
Number of salaries quoted 781 516 546
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,296 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Brighton region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Brighton

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 16 (64.00%) SQL
1 16 (64.00%) XML
2 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) Test Management
3 13 (52.00%) Web Services
3 13 (52.00%) WSDL
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) HP
4 12 (48.00%) ISEB
4 12 (48.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (48.00%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (48.00%) Test Planning
5 10 (40.00%) SOAP
5 10 (40.00%) XSD
6 7 (28.00%) Electronics
6 7 (28.00%) System Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 3 (12.00%) Java
8 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (12.00%) .NET
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) UNIX
8 3 (12.00%) OOP
8 3 (12.00%) OO
8 3 (12.00%) VB.NET

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Selenium
2 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (48.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Test Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Tester
3 10 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (28.00%) Junior Tester
4 7 (28.00%) Software Tester
4 7 (28.00%) Junior
4 7 (28.00%) Graduate
4 7 (28.00%) Graduate Software Tester
4 7 (28.00%) Junior Software Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Web Tester
5 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) XML
2 13 (52.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) WSDL
3 10 (40.00%) SOAP
3 10 (40.00%) XSD
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) Middleware
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (60.00%) Test Management
2 12 (48.00%) Test Planning
3 7 (28.00%) System Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) Use Case
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) OOP
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
3 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (48.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase
Brighton, East Sussex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Best Practice IFA Group Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Healthcare,Pension,Lifecover,bonus,on site par
Posted: 3 days ago