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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 88 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 24 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.78% 1.52% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.56% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 12
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £38,000 £39,850
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1306 1215 1224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.74% 97.51% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1057 1073
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Crawley +9 18 £35,000 +7.69%
Chichester - 2 £28,500 -
Haywards Heath -2 1 - -
East Grinstead - 1 £37,500 -
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) C#
3 27 (52.94%) QA
3 27 (52.94%) Selenium
4 26 (50.98%) Regression Testing
5 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
6 21 (41.18%) SQL
7 18 (35.29%) SoapUI
8 14 (27.45%) Functional Testing
8 14 (27.45%) Unit Testing
8 14 (27.45%) Integration Testing
8 14 (27.45%) TDD
9 13 (25.49%) HTML
9 13 (25.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (23.53%) Java
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
11 11 (21.57%) HP
11 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
12 10 (19.61%) Automation Testing
12 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
12 10 (19.61%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (17.65%) Web Testing
13 9 (17.65%) Social Network
13 9 (17.65%) Performance Testing
14 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
14 8 (15.69%) Web Services
15 7 (13.73%) RAD
15 7 (13.73%) ISEB
15 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (13.73%) ISTQB

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 3 (5.88%) CICS
1 3 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) MS Access
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Selenium
2 18 (35.29%) SoapUI
3 13 (25.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (13.73%) WebDriver
5 5 (9.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (7.84%) JMeter
7 2 (3.92%) Hudson
7 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.92%) Maven
8 1 (1.96%) Ant
8 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.96%) Gradle
8 1 (1.96%) JIRA
8 1 (1.96%) jMock
8 1 (1.96%) NUnit
8 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) HTML
2 8 (15.69%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) DHTML
3 3 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.96%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) Ajax
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.96%) Java EE
5 1 (1.96%) JMS
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) Spring
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Social Network
2 4 (7.84%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.88%) VSAM
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) Regression Testing
3 14 (27.45%) Functional Testing
3 14 (27.45%) Integration Testing
3 14 (27.45%) TDD
3 14 (27.45%) Unit Testing
4 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
5 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Automation Testing
5 10 (19.61%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Web Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
8 7 (13.73%) Black-Box Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (13.73%) RAD
8 7 (13.73%) SDLC
8 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) C#
2 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
3 21 (41.18%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) Java
5 5 (9.80%) C
6 3 (5.88%) COBOL
6 3 (5.88%) JCL
7 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) ISEB
1 7 (13.73%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (52.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) HP
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Pega
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) SAP