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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 108 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.53% 0.35% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.40% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 27
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1157 1012 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.85% 88.62% 85.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 880 985
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,318 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - 3 £52,000 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £42,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Selenium
3 6 (30.00%) QA
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (30.00%) SDLC
4 5 (25.00%) Time Management
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) ISEB
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (20.00%) MS Project
5 4 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) Primavera
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.00%) .NET

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) ColdFusion
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) RS-232
2 1 (5.00%) SNMP
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) GIS
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Junior
5 3 (15.00%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Tester
6 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (10.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) WinForms
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) SDLC
1 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (25.00%) Time Management
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) MVVM
5 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft