The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 86 61 100
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +39
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 23 54 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.65% 3.74% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 4.89% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1075 1105 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 76.95% 76.52% 83.67%
Number of salaries quoted 944 911 991
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Crawley -3 18 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Gatwick - 2 £35,000 -
Horsham - 1 £42,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) ISEB
3 10 (30.30%) VxWorks
3 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) C
3 10 (30.30%) C++
3 10 (30.30%) MS Office
3 10 (30.30%) Requirements Management
3 10 (30.30%) Information Management
3 10 (30.30%) JSF
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 10 (30.30%) Aerospace
3 10 (30.30%) Device Driver
3 10 (30.30%) Military
3 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
3 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Integration Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Communications Security
3 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
3 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (30.30%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 8 (24.24%) Chip and PIN
5 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
5 8 (24.24%) Avionics
6 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Middleware
7 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 6 (18.18%) UML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) UniData
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (30.30%) Aerospace
1 10 (30.30%) Military
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 8 (24.24%) Avionics
3 6 (18.18%) Electronics
4 3 (9.09%) Finance
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Software Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Tester
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Sales Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Trainee Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Trainee Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Trainee
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Development Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) JSF
2 6 (18.18%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Device Driver
2 8 (24.24%) Chip and PIN
2 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) GIS
4 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) VxWorks
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Requirements Management
1 10 (30.30%) Information Management
1 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
1 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
1 10 (30.30%) Integration Testing
1 10 (30.30%) Communications Security
1 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
1 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) UML
3 6 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (18.18%) OO
3 6 (18.18%) ERP
3 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C
1 10 (30.30%) C++
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) Ada
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) ISEB
3 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Capita
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago