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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 96 91 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 21 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.64% 1.59% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.61% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 9
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
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
1221 1178 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.47% 98.74% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 1049 1172
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
East Grinstead - 6 £37,500 -
Chichester - 2 £36,750 - 1
Gatwick - 2 £25,000 -
Haywards Heath -1 1 - -
Crawley -17 1 £34,000 +23.63%
Worthing - 1 £35,000 -
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 27 (56.25%) QA
2 25 (52.08%) Regression Testing
3 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (43.75%) TDD
4 21 (43.75%) Selenium
5 20 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 20 (41.67%) C#
6 19 (39.58%) Automated Testing
6 19 (39.58%) Integration Testing
7 17 (35.42%) HP
7 17 (35.42%) Functional Testing
8 14 (29.17%) Java
8 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (27.08%) SQL
9 13 (27.08%) Web Services
9 13 (27.08%) SDLC
10 12 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (25.00%) Manual Testing
11 11 (22.92%) Performance Testing
12 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
12 10 (20.83%) RAD
12 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
12 10 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
12 10 (20.83%) SoapUI
13 9 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
13 9 (18.75%) Degree
13 9 (18.75%) Automation Testing

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 (10.42%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) ColdFusion
3 3 (6.25%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) MS Access
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Selenium
2 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (20.83%) SoapUI
4 6 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 5 (10.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (8.33%) JMeter
7 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.25%) JUnit
8 2 (4.17%) Hudson
8 2 (4.17%) JIRA
8 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.17%) Maven
9 1 (2.08%) Ant
9 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.08%) Gradle
9 1 (2.08%) jMock
9 1 (2.08%) NUnit
9 1 (2.08%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Web Services
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
3 4 (8.33%) XML
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
4 3 (6.25%) DHTML
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) Ajax
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.08%) HTML5
6 1 (2.08%) Java EE
6 1 (2.08%) JMS
6 1 (2.08%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) Node.js
6 1 (2.08%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
6 1 (2.08%) Spring
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.25%) VSAM
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Regression Testing
2 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (43.75%) TDD
4 20 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 19 (39.58%) Automated Testing
5 19 (39.58%) Integration Testing
6 17 (35.42%) Functional Testing
7 13 (27.08%) SDLC
8 12 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 12 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Performance Testing
10 10 (20.83%) RAD
10 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
10 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
11 9 (18.75%) Automation Testing
11 9 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
12 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) C#
2 14 (29.17%) Java
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) C
6 4 (8.33%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) COBOL
7 3 (6.25%) JCL
8 1 (2.08%) Groovy
8 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) ISEB
2 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (56.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) HP
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (6.25%) Pega
5 1 (2.08%) CA
5 1 (2.08%) Rally
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + 25 days hol, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago