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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 101 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.86% 1.78% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.20% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 20
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £21,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £35,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1017 1089 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.22% 80.61% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 901 967 908
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,667
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Horsham +1 3 £29,000 -31.76%
Crawley -15 3 £33,500 -0.74%
Burgess Hill - 1 £47,500 - 1
Worthing - 1 £35,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (65.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (30.00%) QlikView
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Selenium
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Tableau
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) QA
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) WebFOCUS
5 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) JMeter
6 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1 (5.00%) CICS
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) QlikView
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (20.00%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) JMeter
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) NUnit
2 3 (15.00%) WebLOAD
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (15.00%) Appium
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) Calabash
2 3 (15.00%) LoadUI
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.00%) Rational Robot
4 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (5.00%) SilkTest
4 1 (5.00%) PyUnit
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
1 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (10.00%) HTML5
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) iPad
3 2 (10.00%) GIS
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) zOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Tcl
4 1 (5.00%) JCL
4 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) CSQA
3 2 (10.00%) MBA
4 1 (5.00%) HNC
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) KVM
1 2 (10.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Tableau
1 4 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
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