The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Brighton region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 87 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 23 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.84% 2.80% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.86% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 23
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1234 699 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.64% 97.76% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1056 636 656
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
East Sussex

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 15 (46.88%) ISEB
2 14 (43.75%) Electronics
2 14 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 14 (43.75%) Selenium
3 12 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
5 9 (28.13%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) HP
6 8 (25.00%) Degree
6 8 (25.00%) QA
7 7 (21.88%) JIRA
7 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
7 7 (21.88%) System Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
7 7 (21.88%) VBScript
7 7 (21.88%) VB
7 7 (21.88%) HNC
7 7 (21.88%) HND
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
8 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.63%) V-Model
9 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Test Management
9 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) .NET

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Selenium
2 12 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (21.88%) JIRA
4 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.50%) TestNG
6 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (43.75%) Electronics
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
1 7 (21.88%) System Testing
1 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.63%) V-Model
3 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Test Management
3 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) BDD
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) VBScript
2 7 (21.88%) VB
3 4 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) ISEB
2 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (21.88%) HNC
4 7 (21.88%) HND
5 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) HP
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