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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 65 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 22 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.59% 0.61% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 0.63% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 10
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +59.09%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
836 960 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.24% 98.16% 99.46%
Number of salaries quoted 743 822 957
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 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 30 (100.00%) Selenium
2 24 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 23 (76.67%) ISTQB
3 23 (76.67%) ISEB
4 22 (73.33%) Scrum
5 21 (70.00%) SQL
6 19 (63.33%) QA
7 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (56.67%) WebDriver
9 12 (40.00%) Manual Testing
9 12 (40.00%) C#
9 12 (40.00%) .NET
9 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
10 11 (36.67%) JUnit
10 11 (36.67%) Java
10 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
10 11 (36.67%) VB
10 11 (36.67%) NUnit
10 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
10 11 (36.67%) TestNG
11 10 (33.33%) Software Delivery
11 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
11 10 (33.33%) MySQL
11 10 (33.33%) JMeter
12 8 (26.67%) Selenium IDE
13 7 (23.33%) Degree
14 6 (20.00%) TDD
14 6 (20.00%) Windows
14 6 (20.00%) Agile Testing
14 6 (20.00%) Automation 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (56.67%) WebDriver
3 11 (36.67%) JUnit
3 11 (36.67%) NUnit
3 11 (36.67%) TestNG
4 10 (33.33%) JMeter
5 8 (26.67%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (20.00%) Calabash
6 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.67%) JIRA
7 2 (6.67%) WebPagetest
8 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 22 (73.33%) Scrum
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (20.00%) BDD
6 6 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) Java
3 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) ISEB
1 23 (76.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (63.33%) QA
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Madgex
Posted: 6 days ago