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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 85 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.08% 1.31% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.34% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 9
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.21%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
999 1198 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.13% 97.96% 99.30%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1025 945
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 +11 10 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (88.00%) Selenium
2 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) QA
4 17 (68.00%) WebDriver
5 14 (56.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (52.00%) TDD
7 12 (48.00%) Selenium IDE
8 11 (44.00%) ISEB
8 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
9 10 (40.00%) Manual Testing
9 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
9 10 (40.00%) BDD
9 10 (40.00%) Agile Testing
9 10 (40.00%) Windows
9 10 (40.00%) Scrum
9 10 (40.00%) Automation Testing
9 10 (40.00%) Calabash
10 9 (36.00%) Java
10 9 (36.00%) SQL
11 8 (32.00%) .NET
11 8 (32.00%) C#
12 7 (28.00%) VB
12 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
12 7 (28.00%) JUnit
12 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
12 7 (28.00%) NUnit
12 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (28.00%) TestNG
13 4 (16.00%) Degree
14 3 (12.00%) JIRA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (88.00%) Selenium
2 17 (68.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (48.00%) Selenium IDE
4 10 (40.00%) Calabash
4 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (28.00%) JUnit
5 7 (28.00%) NUnit
5 7 (28.00%) TestNG
6 3 (12.00%) JIRA
7 2 (8.00%) JMeter
7 2 (8.00%) WebPagetest
8 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Automated Testing
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 10 (40.00%) BDD
4 10 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) RAD
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISEB
1 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (72.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) HP
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) Rally
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 6 days ago