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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 81 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 29 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.19% 2.45% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 2.48% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 28
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
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
1298 806 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.18% 98.77% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 722 919
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 -14 28 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (51.02%) Selenium
2 24 (48.98%) QA
2 24 (48.98%) SQL
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.69%) Automated Testing
4 17 (34.69%) ISEB
4 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
5 16 (32.65%) WebDriver
5 16 (32.65%) JIRA
6 14 (28.57%) Electronics
6 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 13 (26.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (24.49%) Manual Testing
8 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
9 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
10 10 (20.41%) Test Management
10 10 (20.41%) HP
11 9 (18.37%) Finance
11 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
11 9 (18.37%) Ruby
11 9 (18.37%) Degree
11 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
12 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
13 7 (14.29%) VBScript
13 7 (14.29%) VB
13 7 (14.29%) HNC
13 7 (14.29%) HND
13 7 (14.29%) CMS
13 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
13 7 (14.29%) System Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (14.29%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Selenium
2 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
3 16 (32.65%) JIRA
3 16 (32.65%) WebDriver
4 13 (26.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
6 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
7 4 (8.16%) TestNG
8 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (28.57%) Electronics
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Automated Testing
3 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
3 12 (24.49%) Manual Testing
4 10 (20.41%) Test Management
5 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.29%) System Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Time Management
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Product Management
8 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.16%) V-Model
9 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.12%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Migration
9 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) Ruby
3 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) VBScript
4 7 (14.29%) VB
5 5 (10.20%) C#
6 4 (8.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) ISEB
2 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
3 9 (18.37%) Degree
4 7 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (14.29%) HNC
4 7 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
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