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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 89 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.13% 1.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
915 891 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 79.63% 85.02% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 769 769 748
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 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 26 November 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 +3 8 £35,000 +27.27%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) Selenium
3 15 (41.67%) Test Management
4 14 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (38.89%) Python
4 14 (38.89%) XML
4 14 (38.89%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) Finance
5 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (33.33%) HP
6 12 (33.33%) ISEB
6 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (33.33%) Test Planning
7 11 (30.56%) Web Services
7 11 (30.56%) Windows
7 11 (30.56%) Logistics
7 11 (30.56%) WSDL
8 10 (27.78%) XSD
8 10 (27.78%) SOAP
9 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (25.00%) VoIP
9 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 9 (25.00%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) Validation
11 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
12 5 (13.89%) QA
12 5 (13.89%) openSUSE
12 5 (13.89%) Windows 7

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) VoIP
1 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Selenium
2 14 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Tester
2 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Test Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Test Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) Software Tester
4 7 (19.44%) Junior
5 4 (11.11%) Graduate
5 4 (11.11%) Junior Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Graduate Software Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Junior Software Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) XML
2 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 11 (30.56%) WSDL
3 10 (27.78%) SOAP
3 10 (27.78%) XSD
4 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
3 5 (13.89%) openSUSE
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Test Management
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 11 (30.56%) Logistics
5 7 (19.44%) Validation
6 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) System Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (8.33%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.78%) Web Development
10 1 (2.78%) Use Case
10 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.78%) TDD
10 1 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) Python
3 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) VBScript
6 2 (5.56%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) HP
3 9 (25.00%) VMware