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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 99 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.78% 2.47% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.91% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 12
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £65,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
998 1100 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 86.03% 84.81% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 860 976 776
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
Crawley -15 4 £49,750 +53.07% 2
Worthing +1 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Selenium
4 5 (23.81%) Test Management
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Tableau
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) WebFOCUS
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) QlikView
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Subversion
5 4 (19.05%) ISEB
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 3 (14.29%) HNC
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) HTML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) CICS
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Magnolia
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (19.05%) WebFOCUS
1 4 (19.05%) QlikView
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) Trac
4 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
5 1 (4.76%) NUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Checkstyle
5 1 (4.76%) SilkTest
5 1 (4.76%) Cobertura
5 1 (4.76%) PyUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Mockito
5 1 (4.76%) WebLOAD
5 1 (4.76%) EasyMock
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSD
3 1 (4.76%) JAXB
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) ISPF
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) JSTL
3 1 (4.76%) Velocity
3 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) zOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Test Management
2 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
2 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
2 5 (23.81%) BDD
2 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (14.29%) System Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) JCL
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB
3 3 (14.29%) HNC
3 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
1 2 (9.52%) KVM
2 1 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (19.05%) Tableau
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £28k per year
Posted: 5 days ago