Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 77 143
Rank change year-on-year -43 +66 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 56 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.90% 2.82% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 3.14% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 8
East Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £39,576 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.56% +2.13% +10.71%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,200 £34,975
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
South East median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.67% -

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1941 1785 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 92.34% 89.74% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1735 1580 1578
East Sussex 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 £62,500 £68,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in East Sussex

Software Testing
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in East Sussex

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in East Sussex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in East Sussex

Software Testing
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -46 15 £35,000 -10.60% 2
Hove - 3 £35,000 -
Lewes +4 1 £35,500 -29.00%
Software Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) Performance Testing
5 6 (31.58%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
6 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
6 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) ISEB
6 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
7 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (26.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Junior
4 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Junior Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Lead Tester
5 4 (21.05%) Software Tester
6 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (15.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (15.79%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (15.79%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Software Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) IoT Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) Behat
5 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (15.79%) Internet of Things
1 3 (15.79%) Machine to Machine
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
5 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) Web Design
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) hybris
3 2 (10.53%) Capita