The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 97 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.70% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.26%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Test Strategy
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
894 577 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 78.77% 83.74% 70.09%
Number of salaries quoted 790 510 547
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,296 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Brighton region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Brighton

Test Strategy
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VBScript
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium IDE
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Lead Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 3 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Tester
3 3 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VBScript
1 5 (62.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA