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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 70 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.77% 0.55% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.67% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 20
Average salary £60,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
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
883 893 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 77.93% 81.26% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 765 807 1163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram 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 24 October 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
(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 - 18 £60,000 - 1
Crawley -4 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Haywards Heath - 1 £35,000 - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 39 (70.91%) Finance
2 36 (65.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 36 (65.45%) HP
3 34 (61.82%) Advertising
4 32 (58.18%) Validation
4 32 (58.18%) DataStage
4 32 (58.18%) SQLPlus
4 32 (58.18%) Mainframe
4 32 (58.18%) PL/SQL
4 32 (58.18%) SQL
4 32 (58.18%) Oracle
4 32 (58.18%) SQL Server
4 32 (58.18%) DB2
4 32 (58.18%) Business Objects
4 32 (58.18%) UNIX
4 32 (58.18%) Cognos
4 32 (58.18%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (58.18%) ETL
4 32 (58.18%) Toad
4 32 (58.18%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (58.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (58.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (58.18%) Test Management
4 32 (58.18%) Data Validation
4 32 (58.18%) Oracle Exadata
4 32 (58.18%) Oracle ODI
5 30 (54.55%) Banking
6 26 (47.27%) Relational Database
6 26 (47.27%) RDBMS
7 21 (38.18%) Software Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (58.18%) SQL Server
1 32 (58.18%) DB2
1 32 (58.18%) Data Warehouse
1 32 (58.18%) DataStage
1 32 (58.18%) SQLPlus
1 32 (58.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 32 (58.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 32 (58.18%) Oracle Exadata
1 32 (58.18%) Oracle ODI
2 26 (47.27%) Relational Database
2 26 (47.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (65.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 32 (58.18%) Toad
3 5 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium IDE
General
1 39 (70.91%) Finance
2 34 (61.82%) Advertising
3 30 (54.55%) Banking
4 9 (16.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (98.18%) Test Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
2 5 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Analyst
3 4 (7.27%) Programme Test Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Programme Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (3.64%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (3.64%) QA Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Tester
6 1 (1.82%) Senior Tester
6 1 (1.82%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (58.18%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (58.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) ETL
1 32 (58.18%) Business Intelligence
1 32 (58.18%) Validation
1 32 (58.18%) Test Management
1 32 (58.18%) Data Validation
2 21 (38.18%) Software Testing
3 17 (30.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (30.91%) Test Planning
4 10 (18.18%) Analytics
5 5 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.09%) Scrum
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.64%) E-business
7 1 (1.82%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) PL/SQL
1 32 (58.18%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) R
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) ISEB
2 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) HP
2 32 (58.18%) Oracle
2 32 (58.18%) Business Objects
2 32 (58.18%) Cognos
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago