The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 East Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 94 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 23 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.62% 3.07% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 3.18% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 23
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1395 817 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.38% 96.34% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 732 836
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
South East

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 28 July 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 -29 23 £37,500 +14.50% 2
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 15 (46.88%) ISEB
2 14 (43.75%) Electronics
2 14 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 14 (43.75%) Selenium
3 12 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
5 9 (28.13%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) HP
6 8 (25.00%) Degree
6 8 (25.00%) QA
7 7 (21.88%) JIRA
7 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
7 7 (21.88%) System Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
7 7 (21.88%) VBScript
7 7 (21.88%) VB
7 7 (21.88%) HNC
7 7 (21.88%) HND
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
8 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.63%) V-Model
9 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Test Management
9 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) .NET

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (3.13%) CMS
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Selenium
2 12 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (21.88%) JIRA
4 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.50%) TestNG
6 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (43.75%) Electronics
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
1 7 (21.88%) System Testing
1 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.63%) V-Model
3 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Test Management
3 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) BDD
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) VBScript
2 7 (21.88%) VB
3 4 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) ISEB
2 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (21.88%) HNC
4 7 (21.88%) HND
5 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) HP
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, 25 Days Holiday + mo
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton
Family Investments
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago