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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 98 104 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.20% 0.71% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.87% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Average salary £36,690 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.27% -23.80%
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
793 924 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.08% 82.50% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 671 785 569
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Trac
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Trac
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft