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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 87 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 27 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.91% 1.85% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.90% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 34
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
1392 790 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.51% 97.41% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 721 917
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 -9 27 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (56.10%) Selenium
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) ISEB
3 16 (39.02%) QA
4 15 (36.59%) JIRA
5 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
5 14 (34.15%) WebDriver
5 14 (34.15%) Electronics
6 13 (31.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
8 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
8 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
9 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
10 9 (21.95%) HP
10 9 (21.95%) Degree
10 9 (21.95%) Test Management
11 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Finance
12 7 (17.07%) VBScript
12 7 (17.07%) VB
12 7 (17.07%) HNC
12 7 (17.07%) HND
12 7 (17.07%) System Testing
12 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
12 7 (17.07%) Ruby
12 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (12.20%) CMS
13 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
13 5 (12.20%) Test Automation

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (12.20%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Selenium
2 15 (36.59%) JIRA
3 14 (34.15%) WebDriver
4 13 (31.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
6 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
7 4 (9.76%) TestNG
8 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (34.15%) Electronics
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
2 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
3 9 (21.95%) Test Management
4 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
5 7 (17.07%) System Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.20%) V-Model
6 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
6 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.88%) BDD
9 1 (2.44%) Scrum
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) VBScript
2 7 (17.07%) VB
2 7 (17.07%) Ruby
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) ISEB
2 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
3 9 (21.95%) Degree
4 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (17.07%) HNC
4 7 (17.07%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) HP
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Private Health and D
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago