The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Sussex region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South East / West Sussex
Rank 71 83 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 25 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.31% 1.83% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.86% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 4
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
1054 1074 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.59% 98.08% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 923 987 924
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Tester
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Tester Salary Trend in West Sussex

Tester
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Tester
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +5 7 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Worthing - 5 £50,000 - 1
Gatwick - 3 £40,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £52,500 - 2
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
4 13 (43.33%) Software Testing
5 11 (36.67%) QA
6 10 (33.33%) Selenium
7 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
7 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
8 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
9 6 (20.00%) API Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
10 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
10 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
10 5 (16.67%) Confluence
10 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) JIRA
10 5 (16.67%) SDLC
10 5 (16.67%) BDD
10 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
11 4 (13.33%) DevOps
11 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (13.33%) Windows
11 4 (13.33%) OO
12 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (10.00%) ETL

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 5 (16.67%) JIRA
4 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.33%) NUnit
6 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Social Network
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
5 6 (20.00%) API Testing
6 5 (16.67%) BDD
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) OO
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 3 (10.00%) Kanban
8 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.33%) Informatica
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum including benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 36k
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Horsham, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Chichester, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Littlehampton, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
East Grinstead, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Bognor Regis, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Pulborough, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 21 days ago
Petworth, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 21 days ago
Steyning, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 21 days ago