The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 79 100
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.94% 0.48% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.54% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,845
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -2.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 642 738 854
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 86.29% 87.96% 86.79%
Number of salaries quoted 599 653 746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Brighton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Brighton.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Brighton

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Brighton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Brighton

Software Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) ISEB
3 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
3 12 (52.17%) Regression Testing
4 11 (47.83%) QA
5 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
5 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
7 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
7 7 (30.43%) Selenium
7 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
7 7 (30.43%) BDD
7 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (30.43%) SDLC
7 7 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
7 7 (30.43%) TDD
8 6 (26.09%) Electronics
8 6 (26.09%) EMC
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
9 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Test Analyst
3 12 (52.17%) Software Analyst
3 12 (52.17%) Software Test Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Test Leader
4 6 (26.09%) Test Manager
5 5 (21.74%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) QA Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
8 2 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Tester
9 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.35%) XHTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
3 12 (52.17%) Regression Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
6 7 (30.43%) BDD
6 7 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (30.43%) Open Source
6 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
6 7 (30.43%) SDLC
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
8 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
9 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
11 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
1 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) EMC
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago