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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - 95 76
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton - 1.30% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.56% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 7
Average salary - £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
683 1024 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 82.39% 83.32% 82.33%
Number of salaries quoted 542 886 523
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £54,400 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft