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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 63 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 29 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.12% 0.71% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 0.72% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 11
Median salary £34,000 £41,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.56% +19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £49,250 £37,500
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
922 836 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.25% 99.41% 99.59%
Number of salaries quoted 794 686 1048
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 52 (94.55%) Automated Testing
2 51 (92.73%) Selenium
3 48 (87.27%) ISTQB
3 48 (87.27%) ISEB
4 46 (83.64%) Scrum
5 44 (80.00%) SQL
6 34 (61.82%) QA
7 27 (49.09%) Software Testing
7 27 (49.09%) Regression Testing
7 27 (49.09%) Software Delivery
8 26 (47.27%) JMeter
8 26 (47.27%) MySQL
9 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (43.64%) .NET
11 23 (41.82%) Manual Testing
12 22 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
13 21 (38.18%) C#
14 20 (36.36%) WebDriver
15 19 (34.55%) Java
15 19 (34.55%) NUnit
16 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
16 18 (32.73%) JUnit
16 18 (32.73%) VB
16 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
16 18 (32.73%) TestNG
17 8 (14.55%) Degree
18 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
19 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
19 5 (9.09%) TDD
20 4 (7.27%) PHP

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 26 (47.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (92.73%) Selenium
2 26 (47.27%) JMeter
3 20 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 19 (34.55%) NUnit
5 18 (32.73%) JUnit
5 18 (32.73%) TestNG
6 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.27%) CircleCI
7 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (7.27%) Protractor
8 1 (1.82%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) Node.js
2 4 (7.27%) React
2 4 (7.27%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (94.55%) Automated Testing
2 46 (83.64%) Scrum
3 27 (49.09%) Regression Testing
3 27 (49.09%) Software Delivery
3 27 (49.09%) Software Testing
4 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (41.82%) Manual Testing
6 22 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.09%) TDD
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.45%) Black-Box Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
11 1 (1.82%) BDD
11 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.82%) Security Testing
11 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 21 (38.18%) C#
3 19 (34.55%) Java
4 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 18 (32.73%) VB
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (87.27%) ISEB
1 48 (87.27%) ISTQB
2 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (61.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SDET
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Salary: £competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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