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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 80 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.47% 1.54% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.86% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 4
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
698 1023 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.92% 83.10% 83.36%
Number of salaries quoted 554 891 503
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Line Management
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) WinRunner

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
Brighton
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago