The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 106 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.41% 0.71% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.84% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 11
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £44,908 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,908 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+0.20% +7.56%
Test Strategy
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
1019 836 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 84.49% 85.05% 80.99%
Number of salaries quoted 867 659 600
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the East Sussex region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in East Sussex

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Test Strategy
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 Test Strategy within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 March 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 -22 5 £53,750 +7.50%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Documentum
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Trac
4 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Documentum
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Trac
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Documentum Developer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft