The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 80 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.33% 0.98% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.99% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 1
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
812 907 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.54% 98.80% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 722 792 530
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Brighton

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 19 (95.00%) QA
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) TDD
3 13 (65.00%) Selenium
4 12 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 12 (60.00%) Selenium IDE
5 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 10 (50.00%) BDD
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Testing
5 10 (50.00%) Calabash
5 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
8 4 (20.00%) User Stories
8 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) RAD

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Selenium
2 12 (60.00%) Selenium IDE
3 10 (50.00%) Calabash
3 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) WebPagetest
6 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (80.00%) TDD
2 12 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 10 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) RAD
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) User Stories
7 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (95.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago