The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 93 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.80% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 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 813 939 943
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 92.91% 85.99% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 699 793 791
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,300
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.84%  
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%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in East Sussex

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in East Sussex

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in East Sussex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in East Sussex

Test Strategy
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 Test Strategy within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 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 - 5 £40,000 -
Brighton +16 4 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Eastbourne - 1 £40,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (40.00%) ISEB
3 8 (40.00%) SDLC
4 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Test Management
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (25.00%) BDD
6 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) QA
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Test Strategy
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
7 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Highcharts JS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) SDLC
4 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Test Management
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) BDD
6 5 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
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