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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 88 93 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.01% 1.88% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 2.18% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 34
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1055 1195 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.95% 86.28% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1038 842
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,000
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
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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -1 3 £27,500 -24.65%
Gatwick - 3 £52,500 -
Haywards Heath +10 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 6 (31.58%) Time Management
4 6 (31.58%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 5 (26.32%) MS Project
5 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) Primavera
5 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
5 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Coaching
6 4 (21.05%) MVVM
6 4 (21.05%) OOP
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) Electronics
6 4 (21.05%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing

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:

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Leader
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Support
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Product Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
2 6 (31.58%) Time Management
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
3 5 (26.32%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) MVVM
4 4 (21.05%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) QMS
7 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
2 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP