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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 54 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+42 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 32 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.40% 0.12% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 0.14% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 8
Median salary £50,000 £36,690 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.27% -2.16%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
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
835 700 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 88.64% 82.94% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 709 560 898
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,913 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of job ads across the Brighton region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 27 (72.97%) ISEB
1 27 (72.97%) ISTQB
1 27 (72.97%) Selenium
2 26 (70.27%) Scrum
2 26 (70.27%) SQL
3 25 (67.57%) MySQL
3 25 (67.57%) Regression Testing
3 25 (67.57%) QA
3 25 (67.57%) Software Delivery
4 23 (62.16%) Automated Testing
4 23 (62.16%) JMeter
5 9 (24.32%) EMC
5 9 (24.32%) Electronics
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (5.41%) JIRA
8 2 (5.41%) C#
9 1 (2.70%) Java
9 1 (2.70%) .NET
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.70%) TDD
9 1 (2.70%) NUnit
9 1 (2.70%) Smartphone

Software Testing
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (72.97%) Selenium
2 23 (62.16%) JMeter
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (24.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Analyst
2 26 (70.27%) Test Analyst
3 24 (64.86%) Automation Tester
3 24 (64.86%) QA Analyst
3 24 (64.86%) Tester
4 23 (62.16%) Automation Test Analyst
4 23 (62.16%) QA Automation Analyst
4 23 (62.16%) QA Automation Tester
4 23 (62.16%) QA Test Analyst
4 23 (62.16%) QA Tester
5 17 (45.95%) Test Leader
6 8 (21.62%) Automation Test Lead
6 8 (21.62%) Lead Test Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) Lead Tester
6 8 (21.62%) QA Leader
7 7 (18.92%) Team Leader
7 7 (18.92%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Scrum
2 25 (67.57%) Regression Testing
2 25 (67.57%) Software Delivery
3 23 (62.16%) Automated Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.70%) TDD
6 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) ISEB
1 27 (72.97%) ISTQB
2 9 (24.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (67.57%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) EMC
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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