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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 81 99
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - 2.31% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.79% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 31 7
Average salary - £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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
1000 1113 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 86.73% 82.94% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 883 999 874
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 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 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) UX Design
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Trac
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Trac
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) UX Design
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Worthing, West Sussex
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits and Perks
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