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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 96 82 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.27% 1.05% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 2
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
906 808 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 82.36% 84.87% 78.40%
Number of salaries quoted 757 684 735
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 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 24 December 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 -14 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 24 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) ISEB
1 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 6 (54.55%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) VBScript
3 5 (45.45%) VB
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Black-Box Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 1 (9.09%) NUnit
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
1 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
2 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
1 11 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) QA Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) Tester
4 4 (36.36%) Manual Tester
4 4 (36.36%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Black-Box Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) VBScript
1 5 (45.45%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
1 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA