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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 93 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.47% 0.95% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.14% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,014 £37,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £43,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
896 1223 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 84.29% 83.20% 83.90%
Number of salaries quoted 745 1029 659
Average salary £43,301 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram 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 3 July 2015. 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 +14 1 £36,690 -8.27%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Retail
3 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) QA
4 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
4 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 3 (33.33%) Maven
6 3 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) JUnit
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) RAD
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) ISEB
7 2 (22.22%) HP UFT

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Trac
4 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Testing Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
4 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) RAD
6 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) HP