Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 108 139
Rank change year-on-year -11 +31 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 19 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.91% 1.19% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.33% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 12
East Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.09% +14.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,750 £26,375
90th Percentile £83,375 £86,500 £49,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 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 1927 1808 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 92.33% 89.55% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1720 1598 1563
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

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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 -10 18 £55,000 +27.91%
Hove -5 4 £50,000 +58.73%
Test Strategy
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 13 (68.42%) ISTQB
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
5 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum

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:

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
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Test Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
2 6 (31.58%) SDLC
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
3 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Management
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
1 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) ISTQB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP