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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 83 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.97% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
714 803 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 86.65% 87.47% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 620 694 476
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) ISEB
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium
3 7 (46.67%) WebDriver
3 7 (46.67%) QA
4 6 (40.00%) SaaS
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) User Stories
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Line Management
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) WinRunner
7 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
8 1 (6.67%) JIRA
8 1 (6.67%) SQL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (20.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) QA Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Test Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) QA Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (26.67%) User Stories
2 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA