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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 74 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.78% 1.81% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.06% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 17
Median salary £44,750 £35,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.85% -25.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
927 1216 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.04% 87.99% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1084 764
Median salary £48,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 4 December 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
Crawley +14 9 £47,000 +44.61%
Horsham +22 5 - -
Gatwick - 1 £36,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 20 (60.61%) ISEB
2 18 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) HP
4 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 14 (42.42%) ISTQB
5 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 10 (30.30%) Regression Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Test Management
6 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
7 9 (27.27%) MS Office
7 9 (27.27%) MS Visio
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
8 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) QA
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) .NET
10 6 (18.18%) C#
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
11 5 (15.15%) IIS
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
11 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
11 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (15.15%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 9 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 4 (12.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
2 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Test Leader
2 11 (33.33%) Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Automation Team Leader
3 10 (30.30%) Team Leader
4 9 (27.27%) Automation Test Lead
4 9 (27.27%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
5 5 (15.15%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 10 (30.30%) Regression Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
2 10 (30.30%) Test Management
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Change Control
4 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
5 4 (12.12%) Coaching
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.12%) MVVM
5 4 (12.12%) OOP
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) SDLC
5 4 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Time Management
6 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) ISEB
2 18 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (42.42%) ISTQB
4 8 (24.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) HP