Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 120 153
Rank change year-on-year -20 +33 -64
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.47% 1.44% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.62% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 38 19
West Sussex median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £38,167 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £47,500
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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1845 2162 2343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.52% 88.79% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 1974 2059
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in West Sussex

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in West Sussex

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in West Sussex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in West Sussex

Test Strategy
Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 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
Crawley +22 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Worthing - 3 £37,750 -
Gatwick -3 2 £46,250 -2.63%
Chichester - 1 £42,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (70.00%) User Stories
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (30.00%) Confluence
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (30.00%) BPMN
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (30.00%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Development Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (70.00%) User Stories
2 6 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) BPMN
5 3 (30.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) IIBA
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP