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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 104 94 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.20% 0.29% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.35% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £36,690 £30,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.30% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
821 862 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.13% 83.85% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 709 728 570
Average salary £43,300 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Trac
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Trac
2 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38380.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago