The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Brighton region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 60 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 24 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.79% 0.35% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 0.35% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 19
Median salary £30,000 £49,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.08% +40.71%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,950
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
Tester
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
853 859 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.19% 99.19% 99.56%
Number of salaries quoted 740 717 984
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of job ads across the Brighton region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Tester
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Brighton region.

Tester Salary Trend in Brighton

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 53 (86.89%) Automated Testing
2 52 (85.25%) ISTQB
2 52 (85.25%) Selenium
3 49 (80.33%) ISEB
4 48 (78.69%) Scrum
5 45 (73.77%) SQL
6 43 (70.49%) QA
7 32 (52.46%) Regression Testing
8 31 (50.82%) JMeter
8 31 (50.82%) Software Testing
8 31 (50.82%) Software Delivery
9 30 (49.18%) MySQL
10 24 (39.34%) .NET
11 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (34.43%) C#
12 21 (34.43%) Manual Testing
13 19 (31.15%) Exploratory Testing
14 17 (27.87%) WebDriver
14 17 (27.87%) Java
15 16 (26.23%) NUnit
16 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
16 15 (24.59%) TestNG
16 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
16 15 (24.59%) VB
16 15 (24.59%) JUnit
17 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
18 8 (13.11%) Degree
19 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
19 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
19 5 (8.20%) TDD

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 1 (1.64%) Apache
1 1 (1.64%) JBoss
1 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (85.25%) Selenium
2 31 (50.82%) JMeter
3 17 (27.87%) WebDriver
4 16 (26.23%) NUnit
5 15 (24.59%) JUnit
5 15 (24.59%) TestNG
6 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.56%) CircleCI
7 4 (6.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (6.56%) Protractor
8 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.28%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) Node.js
2 4 (6.56%) React
2 4 (6.56%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) J2EE
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
1 1 (1.64%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (86.89%) Automated Testing
2 48 (78.69%) Scrum
3 32 (52.46%) Regression Testing
4 31 (50.82%) Software Delivery
4 31 (50.82%) Software Testing
5 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (34.43%) Manual Testing
7 19 (31.15%) Exploratory Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.20%) TDD
10 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.92%) Black-Box Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Test Management
11 3 (4.92%) Web Testing
12 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
13 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
13 1 (1.64%) Performance Testing
13 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (1.64%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (73.77%) SQL
2 21 (34.43%) C#
3 17 (27.87%) Java
4 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.59%) VB
5 4 (6.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (85.25%) ISTQB
2 49 (80.33%) ISEB
3 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.11%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (70.49%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) AppDynamics
1 1 (1.64%) Splunk
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