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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 98 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.094% 1.12% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 1.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -46.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
899 694 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 84.33% 86.43% 79.91%
Number of salaries quoted 760 524 626
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 27 February 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 -20 1 £35,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Python
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) Logistics
5 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
6 8 (57.14%) VMware
6 8 (57.14%) VoIP
6 8 (57.14%) Validation
6 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) MS Office
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
9 4 (28.57%) openSUSE
9 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
10 3 (21.43%) Perl
10 3 (21.43%) PHP
10 3 (21.43%) SQL
10 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
10 3 (21.43%) Open Source
10 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (21.43%) DevOps
10 3 (21.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
12 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
12 1 (7.14%) XSLT
12 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
12 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
12 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
12 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Trac
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Systems Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 4 (28.57%) openSUSE
5 3 (21.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Logistics
2 8 (57.14%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft