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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 81 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 22 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.82% 2.60% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.67% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 9
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £42,200 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,950
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
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
1162 1349 1181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.19% 97.54% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1065 1163 1028
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +20 20 £35,000 +7.69%
Chichester - 1 £28,500 - 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) C#
3 22 (52.38%) Selenium
4 20 (47.62%) QA
5 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
6 18 (42.86%) Regression Testing
6 18 (42.86%) SoapUI
7 17 (40.48%) SQL
8 12 (28.57%) Functional Testing
9 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
9 11 (26.19%) HTML
10 10 (23.81%) TDD
10 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Integration Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Web Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Performance Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Social Network
12 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Java
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
12 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
13 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
13 7 (16.67%) HP
14 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
14 6 (14.29%) ISEB
14 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
15 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (2.38%) CICS
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MS Access
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Selenium
2 18 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.52%) JMeter
6 2 (4.76%) Hudson
6 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.76%) JUnit
6 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.76%) Maven
7 1 (2.38%) Ant
7 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.38%) Gradle
7 1 (2.38%) JIRA
7 1 (2.38%) jMock
7 1 (2.38%) NUnit
7 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) Ajax
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) DHTML
4 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) JMS
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Social Network
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Statistics
3 1 (2.38%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 12 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.81%) Integration Testing
5 10 (23.81%) TDD
5 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Web Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
8 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
10 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 17 (40.48%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) COBOL
6 1 (2.38%) Groovy
6 1 (2.38%) JCL
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) ISEB
1 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (47.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) HP
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
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