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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 88 86 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 10 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.13% 1.01% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.23% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 21
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
806 810 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.82% 81.82% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 704 743 974
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Crawley -6 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Gatwick - 3 £40,000 -
Chichester - 2 £22,000 -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £60,000 -
Worthing - 1 £37,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 14 (42.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) Test Management
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
5 12 (36.36%) Validation
6 11 (33.33%) ETL
6 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle Exadata
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle ODI
7 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Data Validation
7 10 (30.30%) Banking
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (30.30%) HP
7 10 (30.30%) DataStage
7 10 (30.30%) SQLPlus
7 10 (30.30%) Mainframe
7 10 (30.30%) Advertising
7 10 (30.30%) DB2
7 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle
7 10 (30.30%) Business Objects
7 10 (30.30%) UNIX
7 10 (30.30%) Cognos
7 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (30.30%) Toad
7 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Exadata
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle ODI
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (30.30%) DataStage
2 10 (30.30%) SQLPlus
2 10 (30.30%) DB2
2 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
2 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (30.30%) Toad
3 8 (24.24%) JIRA
4 6 (18.18%) Selenium
4 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.12%) NUnit
5 4 (12.12%) WebLOAD
5 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.12%) Calabash
5 4 (12.12%) LoadUI
5 4 (12.12%) Rational Robot
5 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
5 4 (12.12%) JMeter
5 4 (12.12%) JUnit
5 4 (12.12%) Appium
6 3 (9.09%) Bugzilla
6 3 (9.09%) Subversion
7 2 (6.06%) LabVIEW
7 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.06%) VectorCAST
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
2 10 (30.30%) Advertising
3 8 (24.24%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Test Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Portfolio Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Leader
5 4 (12.12%) Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Graduate
8 1 (3.03%) Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Automated Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Mainframe
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) GIS
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) UNIX
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Test Management
2 12 (36.36%) Validation
3 11 (33.33%) ETL
3 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Data Validation
4 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.15%) BDD
9 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) TDD
10 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.06%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C
3 6 (18.18%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
4 5 (15.15%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.12%) Tcl
5 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 4 (12.12%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 7 (21.21%) ISEB
4 4 (12.12%) CSQA
5 2 (6.06%) MBA
6 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) HP
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
1 10 (30.30%) Business Objects
1 10 (30.30%) Cognos
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Informatica
3 1 (3.03%) Capita
West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago