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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 89 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.39% 1.62% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.97% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 7
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
851 1166 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 83.60% 82.05% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 706 996 587
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 +4 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (50.00%) Retail
3 6 (50.00%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 5 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Line Management
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (25.00%) HP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
3 5 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) RAD
4 3 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago