Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 84 116
Rank change year-on-year -19 +32 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 31 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.76% 2.11% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.12% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 18
Brighton median annual salary £50,000 £25,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +96.08% -32.89% +8.57%
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £25,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +96.08% -32.89% +8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Brighton
Permanent vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 1,737 1,507 1,713
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.81% 99.47% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,573 1,353 1,491
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Brighton

Tester
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester in Brighton.

Salary trend for Tester in Brighton

Tester
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Brighton over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Tester in Brighton

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Brighton region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
2 24 (77.42%) Cucumber
3 23 (74.19%) Selenium
4 20 (64.52%) Capybara
4 20 (64.52%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
7 6 (19.35%) ISEB
7 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
7 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
7 6 (19.35%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.90%) hybris
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) QA
9 3 (9.68%) JMeter
9 3 (9.68%) PHP
9 3 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Analytical Thinking
10 2 (6.45%) SDET
10 2 (6.45%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
10 2 (6.45%) BDD
10 2 (6.45%) TestNG
10 2 (6.45%) .NET
10 2 (6.45%) MySQL
10 2 (6.45%) SQL Server

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Cucumber
2 23 (74.19%) Selenium
3 20 (64.52%) Capybara
4 3 (9.68%) JMeter
5 2 (6.45%) JUnit
5 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.45%) TestNG
6 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Behat
2 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
2 20 (64.52%) Test Scripting
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) SDET
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) TDD
8 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) hybris
2 2 (6.45%) Capita
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft