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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 93 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.23% 0.93% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
948 605 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 77.77% 80.67% 69.21%
Number of salaries quoted 809 532 458
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 8 (44.44%) XML
2 8 (44.44%) WSDL
3 7 (38.89%) Electronics
3 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (38.89%) System Testing
4 6 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (33.33%) ISEB
4 6 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (27.78%) SOAP
5 5 (27.78%) XSD
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Test Management
5 5 (27.78%) Selenium
5 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 3 (16.67%) Middleware

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (5.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Graduate
2 7 (38.89%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Junior
2 7 (38.89%) Software Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Junior Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Graduate Software Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Junior Software Tester
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) WSDL
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
1 8 (44.44%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) XSD
2 5 (27.78%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) Middleware
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) System Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) V-Model
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) VBA
3 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Sybase
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