The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 97 61 83
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 54 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.86% 3.74% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 3.89% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 53 20
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £28,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £48,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1340 1387 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.92% 96.05% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1160 1140
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Tester
South East

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick -17 7 £33,250 -30.72%
Crawley -5 5 £35,000 +19.65%
Horsham - 1 £42,500 -
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 12 (63.16%) Regression Testing
2 11 (57.89%) ISEB
2 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
2 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
3 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Web Testing
7 3 (15.79%) QA
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) ATDD
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (10.53%) XML
8 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) C++
8 2 (10.53%) HTML

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Regression Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
3 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Web Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) ATDD
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) Workflow
9 1 (5.26%) Workflow Management
9 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) ISEB
1 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP