The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 96 81 94
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.73% 0.82% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.84% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -17.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1080 834 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.90% 97.66% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 901 662 835
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Tester
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Tester Salary Trend in East Sussex

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 Tester within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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 -9 7 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 24 (63.16%) QA
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) Cucumber
4 19 (50.00%) Selenium
5 17 (44.74%) WebDriver
6 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (36.84%) Automated Testing
8 13 (34.21%) Manual Testing
9 11 (28.95%) JIRA
9 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
10 10 (26.32%) ISEB
10 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
11 9 (23.68%) C#
11 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow
12 8 (21.05%) Automation Testing
12 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
12 8 (21.05%) Ruby
12 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
12 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
13 7 (18.42%) .NET
13 7 (18.42%) Windows
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.42%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (18.42%) CMS
13 7 (18.42%) Time Management
13 7 (18.42%) Test Management
14 6 (15.79%) Product Management
14 6 (15.79%) Validation
14 6 (15.79%) Linux
14 6 (15.79%) Logistics

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Cucumber
2 19 (50.00%) Selenium
3 17 (44.74%) WebDriver
4 11 (28.95%) JIRA
5 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow
6 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 7 (18.42%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.63%) Firebug
9 1 (2.63%) WATIR
9 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.63%) TestNG
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Automated Testing
3 13 (34.21%) Manual Testing
4 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Automation Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.42%) Time Management
6 7 (18.42%) Test Management
7 6 (15.79%) Product Management
7 6 (15.79%) Validation
7 6 (15.79%) Logistics
8 4 (10.53%) BDD
8 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.53%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.89%) TDD
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.68%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) Ruby
5 5 (13.16%) Python
5 5 (13.16%) Java
5 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) VBScript
6 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) ISEB
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (63.16%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) HP
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