The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 96 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 10 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.78% 0.17% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.17% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 9
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Software 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 West 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1235 1180 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.18% 97.52% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1034 959
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Software Tester
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the West Sussex region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in West Sussex

Software Tester
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Haywards Heath - 9 £27,500 - 1
Crawley -4 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 13 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 12 (92.31%) Project Planning
2 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) Project Management
2 12 (92.31%) IIS
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) QA

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (92.31%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Project Management
2 12 (92.31%) Project Planning
2 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 12 (92.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
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