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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 88 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.66% 1.36% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.57% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £47,500 £48,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
770 574 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 84.52% 86.97% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 674 451 504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Brighton

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Black-Box Testing
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Documentum
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (9.09%) Trac
6 1 (9.09%) NUnit
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (9.09%) Selenium
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Documentum
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Trac
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) QA Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Documentum Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Black-Box Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft