The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 67 65 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 33 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.80% 2.14% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 2.79% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 11
Average salary £57,500 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+101.75% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,500 £17,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £32,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
965 824 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 81.99% 76.79% 82.94%
Number of salaries quoted 841 736 1047
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 West Sussex

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Software Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the West Sussex region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in West Sussex

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Software Testing
Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 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
Horsham +1 18 £60,000 +87.50% 1
Gatwick - 6 £43,750 -
Crawley -2 5 £35,000 +59.09%
Worthing -4 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 36 (61.02%) SQL
2 30 (50.85%) SQL Server
3 23 (38.98%) Validation
4 22 (37.29%) Finance
5 21 (35.59%) Oracle
6 20 (33.90%) ETL
6 20 (33.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (32.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (32.20%) Banking
7 19 (32.20%) Data Validation
7 19 (32.20%) Test Management
7 19 (32.20%) Manual Testing
7 19 (32.20%) Oracle Exadata
7 19 (32.20%) Test Strategy
7 19 (32.20%) Toad
7 19 (32.20%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (32.20%) HP
7 19 (32.20%) UNIX
7 19 (32.20%) Cognos
7 19 (32.20%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (32.20%) DB2
7 19 (32.20%) Business Objects
7 19 (32.20%) PL/SQL
7 19 (32.20%) Advertising
7 19 (32.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 19 (32.20%) DataStage
7 19 (32.20%) SQLPlus
7 19 (32.20%) Mainframe
7 19 (32.20%) Oracle ODI
8 15 (25.42%) Windows

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 7 (11.86%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 20 (33.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (32.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (32.20%) Oracle Exadata
3 19 (32.20%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (32.20%) DB2
3 19 (32.20%) DataStage
3 19 (32.20%) SQLPlus
3 19 (32.20%) Oracle ODI
4 13 (22.03%) RDBMS
4 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) UniData
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Toad
1 19 (32.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (15.25%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (13.56%) Selenium
4 7 (11.86%) JIRA
5 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.78%) VectorCAST
6 4 (6.78%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.69%) Redmine
7 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.69%) WatiN
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Banking
2 19 (32.20%) Advertising
3 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
3 9 (15.25%) Aerospace
3 9 (15.25%) Military
3 9 (15.25%) Avionics
4 7 (11.86%) Front Office
5 5 (8.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Test Manager
2 18 (30.51%) Analyst
3 16 (27.12%) Test Analyst
4 13 (22.03%) Software Engineer
5 12 (20.34%) Tester
6 11 (18.64%) Test Engineer
7 9 (15.25%) Web Tester
8 7 (11.86%) QA Analyst
8 7 (11.86%) QA Tester
8 7 (11.86%) QA Engineer
8 7 (11.86%) Web Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Programme Test Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Programme Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Portfolio Manager
10 3 (5.08%) Trainee Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Trainee Test Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Trainee
10 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) JSF
2 5 (8.47%) Middleware
3 3 (5.08%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) WPF
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Mainframe
2 9 (15.25%) Chip and PIN
2 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.25%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) UNIX
2 15 (25.42%) Windows
3 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 9 (15.25%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Validation
2 20 (33.90%) ETL
3 19 (32.20%) Data Validation
3 19 (32.20%) Test Management
3 19 (32.20%) Manual Testing
3 19 (32.20%) Test Strategy
3 19 (32.20%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.03%) Automated Testing
5 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
5 13 (22.03%) Integration Testing
6 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
7 10 (16.95%) Waterfall
8 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.25%) Communications Security
8 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Information Management
8 9 (15.25%) Requirements Management
8 9 (15.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (11.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) SQL
2 19 (32.20%) PL/SQL
3 13 (22.03%) C
3 13 (22.03%) C++
4 7 (11.86%) PHP
5 5 (8.47%) Ada
5 5 (8.47%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) ISEB
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Oracle
2 19 (32.20%) HP
2 19 (32.20%) Cognos
2 19 (32.20%) Business Objects
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Capita
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Informatica
Horsham, West Sussex
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