The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 94 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 20 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.51% 0.91% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.93% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 16
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
1277 1177 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.38% 97.68% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1029 932
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Haywards Heath - 9 £27,500 - 1
Crawley -7 8 £32,500 -7.14%
Worthing - 1 £35,750 -
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 34 (80.95%) Regression Testing
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (73.81%) Test Scripting
2 31 (73.81%) Finance
3 26 (61.90%) QA
4 25 (59.52%) SDLC
5 22 (52.38%) Java
6 21 (50.00%) Manual Testing
6 21 (50.00%) TDD
6 21 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 20 (47.62%) Compatibility Testing
7 20 (47.62%) Unit Testing
7 20 (47.62%) Integration Testing
7 20 (47.62%) Waterfall
7 20 (47.62%) Oracle
7 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
7 20 (47.62%) Web Services
7 20 (47.62%) System Integration Testing
8 19 (45.24%) SQL
9 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
10 14 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 14 (33.33%) C#
10 14 (33.33%) .NET
10 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
11 13 (30.95%) Windows
11 13 (30.95%) IIS
11 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
11 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.95%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) WATIR
5 1 (2.38%) JMeter
General
1 31 (73.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) Web Services
2 14 (33.33%) .NET
3 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
1 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Regression Testing
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (73.81%) Test Scripting
3 25 (59.52%) SDLC
4 21 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 21 (50.00%) TDD
4 21 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 20 (47.62%) Waterfall
5 20 (47.62%) Compatibility Testing
5 20 (47.62%) Unit Testing
5 20 (47.62%) Integration Testing
5 20 (47.62%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (30.95%) Project Planning
6 13 (30.95%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 2 (4.76%) User Stories
9 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.76%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 14 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISEB
2 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (61.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) HP
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