Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 65 135
Rank change year-on-year -48 +70 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 51 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.84% 3.10% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 3.45% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 8
Brighton median annual salary £35,000 £39,151 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.60% +1.03% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,875 £27,700 £34,975
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
East Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £39,576 £38,750
% change year-on-year -11.56% +2.13% +10.71%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1643 1477 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 91.99% 89.68% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1286 1286
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £44,585 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.93% +4.91% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £62,500
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
6 4 (26.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 4 (26.67%) hybris
6 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
1 3 (20.00%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) IoT Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Behat
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (20.00%) Internet of Things
1 3 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (26.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) hybris
3 2 (13.33%) Capita
4 1 (6.67%) SAP