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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 79 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.26% 0.91% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.92% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
940 1091 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.43% 98.91% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 846 920 656
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,637
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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 +3 11 £38,000 +8.57%
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (95.65%) QA
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) TDD
4 15 (65.22%) Selenium
5 12 (52.17%) Automation Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Selenium IDE
6 11 (47.83%) Cucumber
7 10 (43.48%) BDD
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Testing
7 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
7 10 (43.48%) Calabash
7 10 (43.48%) Windows
8 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) Oracle
9 6 (26.09%) HP
9 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
9 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
10 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (21.74%) SDLC
10 5 (21.74%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (21.74%) RAD
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
11 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
11 4 (17.39%) JIRA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Selenium
2 12 (52.17%) Selenium IDE
3 11 (47.83%) Cucumber
4 10 (43.48%) Calabash
4 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
5 4 (17.39%) JIRA
6 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
6 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) Maven
6 2 (8.70%) WebPagetest
7 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) Automation Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Testing
4 10 (43.48%) BDD
5 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
7 5 (21.74%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
7 5 (21.74%) RAD
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
8 4 (17.39%) User Stories
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (95.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Rally