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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 101 75 96
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.27% 1.52% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.78% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
914 730 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 83.70% 85.48% 78.52%
Number of salaries quoted 757 578 661
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 30 January 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 -11 3 £35,000 - 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Python
3 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Logistics
5 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 9 (37.50%) VoIP
6 9 (37.50%) Selenium
6 9 (37.50%) Test Management
6 9 (37.50%) VMware
6 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 8 (33.33%) Validation
8 7 (29.17%) XML
9 6 (25.00%) MS Office
9 6 (25.00%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) ISEB
9 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (25.00%) Finance
9 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (25.00%) Test Planning
10 5 (20.83%) openSUSE
10 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
11 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 4 (16.67%) WSDL
11 4 (16.67%) SOAP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (37.50%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Trac
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Tester
1 11 (45.83%) Test Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Web Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Junior
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) WSDL
2 4 (16.67%) SOAP
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) XSD
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) openSUSE
4 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Logistics
2 9 (37.50%) Test Management
3 8 (33.33%) Validation
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Python
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) PHP
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) HP
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita ITPS
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + INC OTE
Posted: 9 days ago