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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 89 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.63% 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
953 568 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 77.67% 81.03% 67.34%
Number of salaries quoted 825 511 522
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,296 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 (57.14%) SQL
1 16 (57.14%) XML
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Selenium
2 15 (53.57%) Test Management
3 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 13 (46.43%) WSDL
3 13 (46.43%) HP
3 13 (46.43%) ISEB
3 13 (46.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (35.71%) SOAP
5 10 (35.71%) XSD
6 7 (25.00%) Electronics
6 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (25.00%) System Testing
7 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 4 (14.29%) JIRA
9 3 (10.71%) CSS3
9 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
9 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
9 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
9 3 (10.71%) HTML5

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Selenium
2 13 (46.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
1 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Tester
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (32.14%) Graduate
5 7 (25.00%) Junior
5 7 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 7 (25.00%) Junior Tester
5 7 (25.00%) Graduate Software Tester
5 7 (25.00%) Junior Software Tester
6 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Web Tester
6 3 (10.71%) QA Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) XML
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 13 (46.43%) WSDL
3 10 (35.71%) SOAP
3 10 (35.71%) XSD
4 6 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) Middleware
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (53.57%) Test Management
2 7 (25.00%) System Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Web Development
3 3 (10.71%) Use Case
3 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) OOP
3 3 (10.71%) OO
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Business Development
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Web Design
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) HP
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Sybase
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