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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / East Sussex
Rank 76 90 95
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.44% 0.51% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.59% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 16
Median salary £42,500 £50,275 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.46% +25.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £48,055 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £54,495 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 773 850 1034
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 85.60% 87.27% 87.33%
Number of salaries quoted 704 761 876
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
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%  

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 27 March 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 27 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 +11 8 £32,500 -35.35%
Hove - 2 £47,000 - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (69.57%) SDLC
2 14 (60.87%) Regression Testing
2 14 (60.87%) QA
3 13 (56.52%) .NET
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) Automated Testing
5 10 (43.48%) Performance Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
6 8 (34.78%) ISEB
6 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
6 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
7 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (30.43%) Test Management
7 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
7 7 (30.43%) BDD
7 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
7 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
7 7 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (26.09%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) Finance
10 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
10 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement

Test Strategy
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 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
1 15 (65.22%) Test Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Software Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Software Test Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) QA Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) QA Test Analyst
4 8 (34.78%) Test Manager
5 6 (26.09%) QA Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) QA Test Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Software QA Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) SDLC
2 14 (60.87%) Regression Testing
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) Automated Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Performance Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
5 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (30.43%) BDD
6 7 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (30.43%) Open Source
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) Test Management
6 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 6 (26.09%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISEB
1 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
Hove, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum
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