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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 58 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 14 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.00% 1.36% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.39% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 10
Median salary £27,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.97% +8.57%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
694 936 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.28% 98.01% 99.46%
Number of salaries quoted 629 831 810
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 28 (73.68%) ISTQB
2 27 (71.05%) QA
3 23 (60.53%) Selenium
3 23 (60.53%) Automated Testing
4 20 (52.63%) Scrum
5 19 (50.00%) ISEB
6 18 (47.37%) SQL
7 17 (44.74%) .NET
8 16 (42.11%) Regression Testing
8 16 (42.11%) JMeter
9 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
9 15 (39.47%) Software Delivery
10 14 (36.84%) C#
10 14 (36.84%) MySQL
11 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
11 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
13 6 (15.79%) Java
13 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
13 6 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
14 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
14 5 (13.16%) HTML
14 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
14 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
14 5 (13.16%) XML
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
14 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
15 4 (10.53%) Web Testing

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 2 (5.26%) Apache
1 2 (5.26%) JBoss
1 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Selenium
2 16 (42.11%) JMeter
3 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
5 4 (10.53%) CircleCI
5 4 (10.53%) JUnit
5 4 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (10.53%) NUnit
5 4 (10.53%) Protractor
5 4 (10.53%) TestNG
6 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) Node.js
3 4 (10.53%) React
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.63%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Automated Testing
2 20 (52.63%) Scrum
3 16 (42.11%) Regression Testing
4 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (39.47%) Software Delivery
4 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) Test Management
8 4 (10.53%) Web Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
11 1 (2.63%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (73.68%) ISTQB
2 19 (50.00%) ISEB
3 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (71.05%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Grafana
1 1 (2.63%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.63%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.63%) Splunk
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