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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 69 68 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.85% 2.00% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.46% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 19
Average salary £47,500 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £32,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
883 893 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 77.93% 81.26% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 765 807 1163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Gatwick - 9 £47,500 -
Horsham -7 7 £60,000 +87.50%
Crawley -2 4 £36,250 +64.77% 2
Worthing +6 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (84.00%) SQL
2 30 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (50.00%) Validation
4 22 (44.00%) Finance
4 22 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (44.00%) ETL
5 21 (42.00%) Toad
5 21 (42.00%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (42.00%) UNIX
5 21 (42.00%) Cognos
5 21 (42.00%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (42.00%) HP
5 21 (42.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 21 (42.00%) DataStage
5 21 (42.00%) SQLPlus
5 21 (42.00%) DB2
5 21 (42.00%) Business Objects
5 21 (42.00%) PL/SQL
5 21 (42.00%) Oracle
5 21 (42.00%) Banking
5 21 (42.00%) Advertising
5 21 (42.00%) Mainframe
5 21 (42.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (42.00%) Test Management
5 21 (42.00%) Data Validation
5 21 (42.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 21 (42.00%) Test Strategy
5 21 (42.00%) Oracle ODI
6 18 (36.00%) Manual Testing
7 17 (34.00%) Automated Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (14.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (42.00%) DataStage
3 21 (42.00%) SQLPlus
3 21 (42.00%) DB2
3 21 (42.00%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (42.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (42.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 21 (42.00%) Oracle ODI
4 15 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 15 (30.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) Toad
1 21 (42.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (22.00%) JIRA
3 9 (18.00%) Selenium
4 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.00%) VectorCAST
5 4 (8.00%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.00%) WatiN
6 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.00%) Redmine
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Advertising
2 21 (42.00%) Banking
3 11 (22.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Test Manager
2 15 (30.00%) Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Tester
4 11 (22.00%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Web Tester
5 7 (14.00%) Web Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) QA Tester
5 7 (14.00%) QA Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Programme Test Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Programme Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) WinForms
2 1 (2.00%) WPF
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) UNIX
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Validation
2 22 (44.00%) ETL
3 21 (42.00%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (42.00%) Test Management
3 21 (42.00%) Data Validation
3 21 (42.00%) Test Strategy
4 18 (36.00%) Manual Testing
5 17 (34.00%) Automated Testing
6 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Web Development
10 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
12 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
12 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
13 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
14 1 (2.00%) Performance Testing
14 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) SQL
2 21 (42.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (14.00%) PHP
4 5 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle
1 21 (42.00%) Business Objects
1 21 (42.00%) Cognos
1 21 (42.00%) HP
2 4 (8.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Informatica
3 1 (2.00%) Capita
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Capita ITPS
Salary: £22000 per annum + OTE £32,000
Posted: 5 days ago