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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 71 70 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.88% 1.99% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.44% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 22
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 £37,500 £26,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,000 £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
866 903 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 77.53% 81.65% 85.08%
Number of salaries quoted 753 815 1202
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,300
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 31 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 31 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 £42,500 -
Horsham -7 7 £60,000 +87.50%
Crawley -7 4 £54,750 +92.10% 2
Worthing - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 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 45 (84.91%) SQL
2 33 (62.26%) SQL Server
3 26 (49.06%) Validation
4 24 (45.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 23 (43.40%) Finance
5 23 (43.40%) ETL
5 23 (43.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (41.51%) Banking
6 22 (41.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (41.51%) Test Management
6 22 (41.51%) Data Validation
6 22 (41.51%) Oracle Exadata
6 22 (41.51%) Test Strategy
6 22 (41.51%) Oracle ODI
6 22 (41.51%) HP
6 22 (41.51%) Toad
6 22 (41.51%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (41.51%) UNIX
6 22 (41.51%) Oracle
6 22 (41.51%) Cognos
6 22 (41.51%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (41.51%) DB2
6 22 (41.51%) Business Objects
6 22 (41.51%) PL/SQL
6 22 (41.51%) Advertising
6 22 (41.51%) Mainframe
6 22 (41.51%) DataStage
6 22 (41.51%) SQLPlus
7 18 (33.96%) Manual Testing
8 17 (32.08%) Automated Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (13.21%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (62.26%) SQL Server
2 23 (43.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (41.51%) DataStage
3 22 (41.51%) SQLPlus
3 22 (41.51%) DB2
3 22 (41.51%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (41.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (41.51%) Oracle Exadata
3 22 (41.51%) Oracle ODI
4 16 (30.19%) Relational Database
4 16 (30.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (41.51%) Toad
3 11 (20.75%) JIRA
3 11 (20.75%) Selenium
4 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.55%) LabVIEW
5 4 (7.55%) VectorCAST
6 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.77%) WebLOAD
7 2 (3.77%) NUnit
7 2 (3.77%) JUnit
7 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.77%) Rational Robot
7 2 (3.77%) JMeter
7 2 (3.77%) Appium
7 2 (3.77%) Calabash
7 2 (3.77%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.89%) WatiN
8 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 22 (41.51%) Advertising
2 22 (41.51%) Banking
3 11 (20.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Test Manager
2 15 (28.30%) Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) Test Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) Test Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) Tester
6 7 (13.21%) QA Tester
6 7 (13.21%) QA Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) QA Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Web Tester
6 7 (13.21%) Web Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Portfolio Manager
8 5 (9.43%) Test Leader
9 4 (7.55%) Programme Test Manager
9 4 (7.55%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Programme Manager
9 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 2 (3.77%) Software Tester
11 2 (3.77%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) WinForms
2 1 (1.89%) WPF
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) UNIX
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Validation
2 23 (43.40%) ETL
3 22 (41.51%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (41.51%) Test Management
3 22 (41.51%) Data Validation
3 22 (41.51%) Test Strategy
4 18 (33.96%) Manual Testing
5 17 (32.08%) Automated Testing
6 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
8 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
10 7 (13.21%) Web Development
11 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
12 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
13 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
13 4 (7.55%) Embedded Software Development
14 2 (3.77%) BDD
14 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
14 2 (3.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (84.91%) SQL
2 22 (41.51%) PL/SQL
3 9 (16.98%) PHP
4 5 (9.43%) C
4 5 (9.43%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
5 2 (3.77%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) Tcl
5 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB
2 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
1 22 (41.51%) Business Objects
1 22 (41.51%) Cognos
1 22 (41.51%) HP
2 4 (7.55%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Informatica
3 1 (1.89%) Capita
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Capita ITPS
Salary: £22000 per annum + OTE £32,000
Posted: 10 days ago