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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 79 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 16 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.56% - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £45,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
773 806 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.27% 81.99% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 673 737 1002
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Crawley - 8 £35,000 -
Horsham - 3 £60,000 -
Lancing - 2 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 23 (62.16%) HP
1 23 (62.16%) Test Management
2 21 (56.76%) Data Validation
2 21 (56.76%) Oracle Exadata
2 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (56.76%) Validation
2 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (56.76%) UNIX
2 21 (56.76%) DataStage
2 21 (56.76%) SQLPlus
2 21 (56.76%) Mainframe
2 21 (56.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (56.76%) PL/SQL
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 21 (56.76%) Oracle
2 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (56.76%) DB2
2 21 (56.76%) Business Objects
2 21 (56.76%) Cognos
2 21 (56.76%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (56.76%) ETL
2 21 (56.76%) Toad
2 21 (56.76%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (56.76%) RDBMS
2 21 (56.76%) Oracle ODI
2 21 (56.76%) Relational Database
3 11 (29.73%) R
3 11 (29.73%) Analytics
3 11 (29.73%) Finance
3 11 (29.73%) Software Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
1 21 (56.76%) DB2
1 21 (56.76%) Data Warehouse
1 21 (56.76%) RDBMS
1 21 (56.76%) DataStage
1 21 (56.76%) SQLPlus
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 21 (56.76%) Oracle Exadata
1 21 (56.76%) Oracle ODI
1 21 (56.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Toad
1 21 (56.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (24.32%) Selenium
2 9 (24.32%) WebDriver
3 7 (18.92%) SoapUI
3 7 (18.92%) LoadRunner
3 7 (18.92%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Advertising
2 10 (27.03%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Test Manager
2 10 (27.03%) Test Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Portfolio Manager
4 6 (16.22%) QA Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Automated Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Test Management
2 21 (56.76%) Data Validation
2 21 (56.76%) ETL
2 21 (56.76%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (56.76%) Validation
3 11 (29.73%) Analytics
3 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Time Management
7 2 (5.41%) OOP
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) PL/SQL
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) R
3 10 (27.03%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) HP
2 21 (56.76%) Oracle
2 21 (56.76%) Business Objects
2 21 (56.76%) Cognos