The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 101 75 99
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 33 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.086% 2.50% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 2.95% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 33 2
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +48.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Test Strategy
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
1002 1118 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 86.38% 84.57% 75.48%
Number of salaries quoted 862 995 795
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the West Sussex region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in West Sussex

Test Strategy
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 Test Strategy within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Worthing - 1 £32,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Trac
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) UX Design
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) HNC
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Trac
2 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) UX Design
3 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) HNC
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft