The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East Sussex region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank - - 108
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
1046 1013 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.96% 98.93% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 929 867 1105
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 £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the East Sussex region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Software 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 East Sussex region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA