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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 79 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.86% 1.89% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.14% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 14
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £56,100
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
941 933 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.62% 88.02% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 804 858 714
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +4 5 £47,000 +44.61%
Horsham - 3 - -
Gatwick -16 2 £36,500 -27.00%
Worthing - 2 £32,500 - 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 22 (59.46%) MS Excel
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
1 22 (59.46%) ISEB
2 17 (45.95%) ISTQB
2 17 (45.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (43.24%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
6 12 (32.43%) HP
7 10 (27.03%) Test Management
7 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
7 10 (27.03%) QA
8 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
8 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
8 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 9 (24.32%) MS Office
8 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
8 9 (24.32%) Windows
9 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
9 8 (21.62%) .NET
9 8 (21.62%) Scrum
10 7 (18.92%) Degree
10 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
11 6 (16.22%) Change Control
11 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
11 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis

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 (13.51%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (59.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Test Leader
3 10 (27.03%) Automation Team Leader
3 10 (27.03%) Team Leader
4 9 (24.32%) Automation Test Lead
4 9 (24.32%) Test Team Leader
5 6 (16.22%) Applications Support
5 6 (16.22%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Support Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Tester
6 5 (13.51%) Software Tester
6 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Business IT Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
3 10 (27.03%) Test Management
3 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
4 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) BPR
6 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Change Control
6 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (16.22%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) UML
6 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.81%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) ISEB
2 17 (45.95%) ISTQB
2 17 (45.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) HP