The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 93 81 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.49% 0.74% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.91% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% +13.13%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Software Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1092 660 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 77.28% 81.38% 68.01%
Number of salaries quoted 927 590 654
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Software Testing
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East Sussex region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in East Sussex

Software Testing
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -8 19 £37,500 +33.92% 2
Eastbourne - 2 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 15 (50.00%) SQL
1 15 (50.00%) XML
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (50.00%) Selenium
1 15 (50.00%) Test Management
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
3 13 (43.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (40.00%) Web Services
4 12 (40.00%) WSDL
4 12 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (36.67%) HP
5 11 (36.67%) ISEB
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (30.00%) XSD
7 9 (30.00%) SOAP
8 7 (23.33%) Electronics
8 7 (23.33%) System Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (23.33%) QA
9 6 (20.00%) HTML
10 5 (16.67%) Java
11 4 (13.33%) VB
11 4 (13.33%) JIRA
12 3 (10.00%) Use Case
12 3 (10.00%) Web Development
12 3 (10.00%) jQuery
12 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Selenium
2 13 (43.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (13.33%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
1 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Tester
3 9 (30.00%) Graduate
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Software Tester
4 7 (23.33%) Junior
4 7 (23.33%) Junior Tester
4 7 (23.33%) Graduate Software Tester
4 7 (23.33%) Junior Software Tester
5 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Web Tester
5 3 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) XML
2 12 (40.00%) Web Services
2 12 (40.00%) WSDL
3 9 (30.00%) SOAP
3 9 (30.00%) XSD
4 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (10.00%) .NET
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (10.00%) Middleware
5 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 3 (10.00%) HTML5
5 3 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (50.00%) Test Management
2 7 (23.33%) System Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Use Case
3 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
3 3 (10.00%) Web Development
3 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) OOP
3 3 (10.00%) OO
3 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) VB
4 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VBScript
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) VBA
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.67%) TickIT
3 2 (6.67%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) HP
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Sybase
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