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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 85 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.83% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
770 717 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 79.88% 84.95% 78.47%
Number of salaries quoted 677 618 632
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 November 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 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Selenium
2 15 (53.57%) Test Management
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) XML
4 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) Finance
5 12 (42.86%) HP
5 12 (42.86%) ISEB
5 12 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (42.86%) Test Planning
6 11 (39.29%) WSDL
6 11 (39.29%) Web Services
7 10 (35.71%) XSD
7 10 (35.71%) SOAP
8 8 (28.57%) Linux
8 8 (28.57%) Python
9 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
10 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.86%) VoIP
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) MS Office
10 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 5 (17.86%) Validation
10 5 (17.86%) Logistics
11 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 4 (14.29%) Electronics

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) VoIP
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Selenium
2 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Tester
2 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Test Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (32.14%) Software Tester
5 7 (25.00%) Junior
6 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Graduate Software Tester
7 4 (14.29%) Junior Software Tester
7 4 (14.29%) Graduate
7 4 (14.29%) Junior Tester
8 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
8 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (10.71%) Junior Systems Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Web Tester
8 3 (10.71%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) XML
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
2 11 (39.29%) WSDL
3 10 (35.71%) SOAP
3 10 (35.71%) XSD
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Test Management
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Validation
5 5 (17.86%) Logistics
6 4 (14.29%) System Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) OOP
8 1 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Web Development
8 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) VMware