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 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
Software Testing
Rank 78 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.41% 0.84% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.01% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 32
Average salary £40,000 £22,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £35,150 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
803 894 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.40% 83.24% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 710 803 1141
Average salary £40,000 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.61% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 December 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 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
Gatwick - 6 £40,000 -
Crawley +4 4 £54,750 +56.42%
Chichester - 2 £22,000 -
Horsham - 1 £60,000 -
Worthing - 1 £37,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (85.42%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
3 24 (50.00%) Validation
4 23 (47.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 22 (45.83%) Finance
6 21 (43.75%) ETL
6 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (43.75%) Test Management
7 20 (41.67%) PL/SQL
7 20 (41.67%) Oracle
7 20 (41.67%) DB2
7 20 (41.67%) Business Objects
7 20 (41.67%) UNIX
7 20 (41.67%) Cognos
7 20 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (41.67%) Toad
7 20 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (41.67%) HP
7 20 (41.67%) DataStage
7 20 (41.67%) SQLPlus
7 20 (41.67%) Mainframe
7 20 (41.67%) Advertising
7 20 (41.67%) Banking
7 20 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (41.67%) Data Validation
7 20 (41.67%) Oracle Exadata
7 20 (41.67%) Test Strategy
7 20 (41.67%) Oracle ODI
8 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (33.33%) RDBMS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (41.67%) DataStage
3 20 (41.67%) SQLPlus
3 20 (41.67%) DB2
3 20 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (41.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 20 (41.67%) Oracle ODI
4 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 16 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (41.67%) Toad
3 11 (22.92%) JIRA
4 6 (12.50%) Selenium
5 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
5 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.33%) LabVIEW
6 4 (8.33%) VectorCAST
7 3 (6.25%) Appium
7 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.25%) Calabash
7 3 (6.25%) LoadUI
7 3 (6.25%) Bugzilla
7 3 (6.25%) NUnit
7 3 (6.25%) Subversion
7 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
7 3 (6.25%) Rational Robot
7 3 (6.25%) JMeter
7 3 (6.25%) JUnit
7 3 (6.25%) WebLOAD
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 20 (41.67%) Advertising
2 20 (41.67%) Banking
3 11 (22.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Test Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Portfolio Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Tester
4 6 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Test Leader
5 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Tester
9 1 (2.08%) Automated Tester
9 1 (2.08%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (2.08%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) WinForms
2 1 (2.08%) WPF
2 1 (2.08%) SOAP
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
4 1 (2.08%) GIS
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) UNIX
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Validation
2 21 (43.75%) ETL
2 21 (43.75%) Test Management
3 20 (41.67%) Data Validation
3 20 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
5 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Manual Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.33%) TDD
10 4 (8.33%) BDD
11 3 (6.25%) Scrum
11 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (4.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) SQL
2 20 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.50%) C
3 6 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
4 3 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) Tcl
4 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 8 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) CSQA
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Oracle
1 20 (41.67%) Business Objects
1 20 (41.67%) Cognos
1 20 (41.67%) HP
2 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) Capita
West Sussex
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago