The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 104 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.074% 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Software Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex 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
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1325 787 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.22% 98.62% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 708 916
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Software Tester
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the East Sussex region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in East Sussex

Software Tester
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -26 1 - -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester
Top 16 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 7 (77.78%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) V-Model
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 7 (77.78%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) V-Model
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP