Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Software Tester
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 132 142
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.19% 0.15% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
East Sussex median annual salary £35,500 - £33,500
10th Percentile £22,500 - £32,300
90th Percentile £50,000 - £34,700
South East median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +4.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 2034 1983 2171
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.69% 99.05% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1767 1876
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,100 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in East Sussex

Software Tester
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in East Sussex

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Tester in East Sussex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Tester in East Sussex

Software Tester
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -12 3 £37,500 -
Hove - 1 £50,000 -
Lewes - 1 £35,500 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Software 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 East Sussex region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Capita
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Behat
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Behat
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Capita