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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 88 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.40% 2.73% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 3.26% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 16
Average salary £32,500 £57,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.47% +91.66%
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
1084 1011 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.42% 83.55% 76.72%
Number of salaries quoted 943 888 748
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 10 £39,750 +22.30%
Haywards Heath - 3 £32,500 -
Worthing -2 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
2 12 (44.44%) Selenium
3 11 (40.74%) Manual Testing
3 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
3 11 (40.74%) SDLC
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 8 (29.63%) PHP
5 8 (29.63%) Web Development
5 8 (29.63%) QA
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) ColdFusion
6 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
7 6 (22.22%) Test Management
8 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) ISEB
8 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 5 (18.52%) BDD
9 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
9 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 4 (14.81%) MS Office
9 4 (14.81%) CSS
9 4 (14.81%) Subversion
9 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.70%) CICS
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Magnolia
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (3.70%) QlikView
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.11%) Trac
4 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) JMeter
5 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Checkstyle
5 1 (3.70%) SilkTest
5 1 (3.70%) Cobertura
5 1 (3.70%) PyUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Mockito
5 1 (3.70%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.70%) EasyMock
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Web Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) QA Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Web Tester
5 4 (14.81%) QA Tester
5 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XSD
3 1 (3.70%) JAXB
3 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) ISPF
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) JSTL
3 1 (3.70%) Velocity
3 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.70%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) zOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Manual Testing
2 11 (40.74%) SDLC
3 8 (29.63%) Web Development
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Test Management
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 5 (18.52%) BDD
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Coaching
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) Validation
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Groovy
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) JCL
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.11%) HNC
3 3 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
1 2 (7.41%) KVM
2 1 (3.70%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago