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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 74 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 19 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.78% - 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% - 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 11
Average salary £60,000 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
803 894 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.40% 83.24% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 710 803 1141
Average salary £40,000 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.61% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £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 24 December 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 December 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
Crawley - 9 £35,000 -
Horsham - 7 £60,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £35,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (70.21%) PL/SQL
1 33 (70.21%) SQL
1 33 (70.21%) Oracle
1 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
1 33 (70.21%) DB2
1 33 (70.21%) Business Objects
1 33 (70.21%) UNIX
1 33 (70.21%) Cognos
1 33 (70.21%) Data Warehouse
1 33 (70.21%) ETL
1 33 (70.21%) Toad
1 33 (70.21%) Business Intelligence
1 33 (70.21%) HP
1 33 (70.21%) QuickTest Pro
1 33 (70.21%) DataStage
1 33 (70.21%) SQLPlus
1 33 (70.21%) Mainframe
1 33 (70.21%) Validation
1 33 (70.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 33 (70.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 33 (70.21%) Test Management
1 33 (70.21%) Data Validation
1 33 (70.21%) Oracle Exadata
1 33 (70.21%) Oracle ODI
2 29 (61.70%) RDBMS
2 29 (61.70%) Relational Database
3 21 (44.68%) Finance
4 20 (42.55%) Advertising
4 20 (42.55%) Banking
4 20 (42.55%) Software Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
1 33 (70.21%) DB2
1 33 (70.21%) Data Warehouse
1 33 (70.21%) DataStage
1 33 (70.21%) SQLPlus
1 33 (70.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 33 (70.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 33 (70.21%) Oracle Exadata
1 33 (70.21%) Oracle ODI
2 29 (61.70%) Relational Database
2 29 (61.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (70.21%) Toad
1 33 (70.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (19.15%) Selenium
2 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
3 7 (14.89%) SoapUI
3 7 (14.89%) LoadRunner
3 7 (14.89%) NUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 20 (42.55%) Advertising
2 20 (42.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Test Manager
2 11 (23.40%) Test Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Portfolio Manager
4 6 (12.77%) QA Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Test Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (70.21%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) ETL
1 33 (70.21%) Business Intelligence
1 33 (70.21%) Validation
1 33 (70.21%) Test Management
1 33 (70.21%) Data Validation
2 20 (42.55%) Software Testing
3 13 (27.66%) Analytics
4 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
4 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.64%) Scrum
4 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.26%) OOP
7 1 (2.13%) Time Management
7 1 (2.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) PL/SQL
1 33 (70.21%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) R
3 9 (19.15%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ISEB
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Oracle
1 33 (70.21%) Business Objects
1 33 (70.21%) Cognos
1 33 (70.21%) HP