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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 103 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.06% 0.98% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.09% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 10
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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
1072 1097 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.44% 89.26% 83.01%
Number of salaries quoted 978 968 990
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Gatwick - 4 £37,500 -
Horsham +5 2 £29,000 -1.69%
Worthing 0 2 - -
Crawley -1 2 £35,000 +14.75%
Burgess Hill -24 1 £27,500 -42.10%
Chichester - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (47.06%) QA
2 15 (44.12%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 13 (38.24%) PHP
5 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 12 (35.29%) Management Information System
5 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 12 (35.29%) ISO 9001
5 12 (35.29%) ColdFusion
5 12 (35.29%) Web Development
5 12 (35.29%) Manual Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Business Process Improvement
5 12 (35.29%) Process Improvement
5 12 (35.29%) Functional Testing
5 12 (35.29%) SDLC
6 10 (29.41%) ISO22301
6 10 (29.41%) PCI DSS
6 10 (29.41%) CRAMM
6 10 (29.41%) COSO
6 10 (29.41%) Operations Management
6 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (29.41%) Statistics
6 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 10 (29.41%) Change Management
7 9 (26.47%) Degree
8 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 8 (23.53%) Test Management
9 7 (20.59%) 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 12 (35.29%) ColdFusion
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Extranet
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) RS-232
3 1 (2.94%) SNMP
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) NUnit
2 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Test Analyst
3 13 (38.24%) Tester
4 12 (35.29%) Test Engineer
5 10 (29.41%) QA Analyst
5 10 (29.41%) QA Engineer
5 10 (29.41%) QA Test Analyst
5 10 (29.41%) QA Test Engineer
5 10 (29.41%) QA Tester
5 10 (29.41%) Release Manager
5 10 (29.41%) Web Analyst
5 10 (29.41%) Web Engineer
5 10 (29.41%) Web Test Analyst
5 10 (29.41%) Web Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Junior
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.88%) RESTful
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) WinForms
2 1 (2.94%) WPF
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 10 (29.41%) Statistics
3 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Automated Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Business Process Improvement
2 12 (35.29%) Functional Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Manual Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Process Improvement
2 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 12 (35.29%) SDLC
2 12 (35.29%) Web Development
3 10 (29.41%) Change Management
3 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 10 (29.41%) CRAMM
3 10 (29.41%) Operations Management
4 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 8 (23.53%) Test Management
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) PHP
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) MBA
3 4 (11.76%) CITP
4 3 (8.82%) ISEB
5 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
2 12 (35.29%) ISO 9001
3 10 (29.41%) COSO
3 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (29.41%) ISO22301
3 10 (29.41%) PCI DSS
4 4 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) HP
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft