Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 99 131
Rank change year-on-year -19 +32 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.77% 1.26% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.40% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 10
Brighton median annual salary £57,500 £43,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.72% +22.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £45,000 £39,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,750 £40,000
East Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +27.91% +22.86% -12.50%

Test Strategy 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 1676 1497 1544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 91.99% 89.69% 84.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1304 1281
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,250 £70,000 £62,500
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Brighton over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
5 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 5 (35.71%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Management
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Test Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Manual Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) SDLC
2 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
3 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft