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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 91 75 92
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 17 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.31% 1.10% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 2
Average salary £37,500 £27,750 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% +12.12%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
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
1016 690 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 78.21% 84.25% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 875 612 685
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 -13 15 £37,500 +35.13% 2
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (58.62%) SQL
1 17 (58.62%) Selenium
2 16 (55.17%) XML
3 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Test Management
4 14 (48.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (44.83%) WSDL
5 13 (44.83%) Web Services
6 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 12 (41.38%) HP
6 12 (41.38%) ISEB
6 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (41.38%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (41.38%) Test Planning
7 10 (34.48%) XSD
7 10 (34.48%) SOAP
8 7 (24.14%) Electronics
8 7 (24.14%) System Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.69%) HTML
10 5 (17.24%) Java
10 5 (17.24%) QA
11 4 (13.79%) VB
12 3 (10.34%) TDD
12 3 (10.34%) Migration
12 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
12 3 (10.34%) Middleware
12 3 (10.34%) Project Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Selenium
2 14 (48.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
1 13 (44.83%) Test Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Tester
3 10 (34.48%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Graduate
4 7 (24.14%) Software Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Junior
4 7 (24.14%) Graduate Software Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Junior Software Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Junior Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) QA Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Web Tester
6 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) XML
2 13 (44.83%) WSDL
2 13 (44.83%) Web Services
3 10 (34.48%) XSD
3 10 (34.48%) SOAP
4 6 (20.69%) HTML
5 3 (10.34%) Middleware
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) jQuery
5 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 3 (10.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) openSUSE
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (51.72%) Test Management
2 12 (41.38%) Test Planning
3 7 (24.14%) System Testing
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) OOP
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Use Case
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) VB
4 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) C
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
1 12 (41.38%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Sybase
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
Brighton, East Sussex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Healthcare,Pension,Lifecover,bonus,on site par
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