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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 89 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 19 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.53% 2.65% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.72% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 20
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1222 771 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.63% 97.35% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 696 626
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 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 11 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 14 (51.85%) Computer Science
1 14 (51.85%) Electronics
2 11 (40.74%) ISEB
3 9 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (29.63%) Degree
4 8 (29.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (25.93%) HNC
5 7 (25.93%) HND
5 7 (25.93%) QA
5 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.93%) System Testing
6 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 6 (22.22%) JIRA
6 6 (22.22%) HP
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) V-Model
7 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) VBScript
9 3 (11.11%) VB
10 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
10 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
11 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
11 1 (3.70%) Test Management
11 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
11 1 (3.70%) Test Automation

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (51.85%) Electronics
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
1 7 (25.93%) System Testing
2 5 (18.52%) V-Model
2 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Test Management
4 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) VBScript
2 3 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) HNC
3 7 (25.93%) HND
4 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) HP
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago