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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 70 72 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 31 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.48% 1.94% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 2.64% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 9
Average salary £47,500 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.43% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1033 833 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 82.64% 73.33% 80.47%
Number of salaries quoted 901 715 954
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Horsham +1 15 £58,500 +82.81% 2
Crawley +17 8 £32,500 -25.71%
Gatwick - 4 £43,750 -
Worthing -12 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (55.36%) SQL
2 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
3 19 (33.93%) Finance
4 18 (32.14%) Validation
5 17 (30.36%) Oracle
6 16 (28.57%) ETL
6 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (26.79%) Banking
7 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (26.79%) Test Management
7 15 (26.79%) Data Validation
7 15 (26.79%) Toad
7 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
7 15 (26.79%) Cognos
7 15 (26.79%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (26.79%) PL/SQL
7 15 (26.79%) UNIX
7 15 (26.79%) DB2
7 15 (26.79%) Business Objects
7 15 (26.79%) Advertising
7 15 (26.79%) HP
7 15 (26.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (26.79%) DataStage
7 15 (26.79%) SQLPlus
7 15 (26.79%) Mainframe
7 15 (26.79%) Oracle Exadata
7 15 (26.79%) Test Strategy
7 15 (26.79%) Oracle ODI
8 14 (25.00%) Windows

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.50%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (26.79%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (26.79%) DB2
3 15 (26.79%) DataStage
3 15 (26.79%) SQLPlus
3 15 (26.79%) Oracle Exadata
3 15 (26.79%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (16.07%) RDBMS
4 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.57%) UniData
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Toad
1 15 (26.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (16.07%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (14.29%) Selenium
4 5 (8.93%) JIRA
5 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.36%) LabVIEW
6 3 (5.36%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.79%) WatiN
7 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.79%) Redmine
7 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
2 15 (26.79%) Advertising
3 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 9 (16.07%) Aerospace
3 9 (16.07%) Military
3 9 (16.07%) Avionics
4 5 (8.93%) Front Office
4 5 (8.93%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 16 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 15 (26.79%) Test Manager
4 13 (23.21%) Tester
5 12 (21.43%) Software Engineer
6 10 (17.86%) Test Engineer
7 9 (16.07%) Web Tester
8 7 (12.50%) QA Analyst
8 7 (12.50%) QA Tester
8 7 (12.50%) QA Engineer
8 7 (12.50%) Web Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
9 4 (7.14%) Programme Manager
10 3 (5.36%) Systems Tester
10 3 (5.36%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Trainee Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Trainee Test Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Trainee
11 2 (3.57%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) JSF
2 5 (8.93%) Middleware
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) JSP
4 1 (1.79%) Servlets
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) WPF
4 1 (1.79%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) JSON
4 1 (1.79%) WinForms
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Mainframe
2 9 (16.07%) Chip and PIN
2 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.07%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) UNIX
2 14 (25.00%) Windows
3 10 (17.86%) Linux
4 9 (16.07%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Validation
2 16 (28.57%) ETL
3 15 (26.79%) Test Management
3 15 (26.79%) Data Validation
3 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (26.79%) Test Strategy
4 13 (23.21%) Automated Testing
5 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 12 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
6 11 (19.64%) Manual Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Information Management
7 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Requirements Management
7 9 (16.07%) Communications Security
7 9 (16.07%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) SQL
2 15 (26.79%) PL/SQL
3 12 (21.43%) C
3 12 (21.43%) C++
4 7 (12.50%) PHP
5 5 (8.93%) Ada
6 4 (7.14%) C#
7 3 (5.36%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) ISEB
3 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle
2 15 (26.79%) Cognos
2 15 (26.79%) Business Objects
2 15 (26.79%) HP
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) Capita
Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
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