The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Brighton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 92 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.30% 1.23% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.54% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +11.70%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
799 583 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 79.82% 79.86% 71.22%
Number of salaries quoted 677 534 484
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
East Sussex

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 26 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) RDF
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate
1 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Test Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Development
1 2 (33.33%) Test Management
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) RDF
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
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