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

Test Strategy
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 87 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.56% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.51% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.77% -  

Test Strategy 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 661 777 743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 92.71% 87.01% 83.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 2294 2211
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,250 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Brighton

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing

Test Strategy
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP