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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 68 96
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.92% 2.55% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 2.97% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 7
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £48,300 £44,676
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 804 943 950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 92.84% 85.88% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 690 797 793
Median salary £42,500 £42,655 £43,300
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.36% -1.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hove - 4 £35,000 -
Lewes +1 1 £35,500 -29.00%
Brighton -12 1 £50,000 -
Eastbourne - 1 £40,500 -
Hastings - 1 £29,000 -
Software Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) ISEB
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (50.00%) TDD
1 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Retail
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) User Experience
7 4 (20.00%) CSS

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) G Suite
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Slack
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) JMeter
2 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) WPF
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) TDD
1 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) BDD
3 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Web Design
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISEB
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware