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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / East Sussex
Rank 75 90 110
Rank change year-on-year +15 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.34% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.47% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 2
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,845
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,169
10% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £36,750 £36,521
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 765 847 1008
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 85.28% 87.32% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 697 758 854
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Brighton +14 7 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Hastings - 1 £29,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (58.06%) ISEB
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) ISTQB
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) Regression Testing
4 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
5 11 (35.48%) QA
5 11 (35.48%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) Selenium
6 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
7 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
7 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
7 9 (29.03%) C#
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) .NET
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
8 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
8 8 (25.81%) BDD
9 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (22.58%) SDLC
9 7 (22.58%) Open Source
9 7 (22.58%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
9 7 (22.58%) Management Information System

Software Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) G Suite
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (22.58%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
2 18 (58.06%) Test Analyst
3 14 (45.16%) Software Analyst
3 14 (45.16%) Software Test Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Test Leader
4 7 (22.58%) Test Manager
5 5 (16.13%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) QA Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Tester
9 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.23%) XHTML
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Regression Testing
2 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
3 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
4 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.81%) BDD
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
5 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (22.58%) Open Source
6 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) SDLC
6 7 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Kanban
10 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) ISEB
2 17 (54.84%) ISTQB
3 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago