The median annual salary for a Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Tester
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 59 92
Rank change year-on-year -10 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 16 37 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.85% 3.37% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 3.43% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 11
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -11.39%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 849 1080 1097
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 98.04% 98.36% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 731 939 929
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in East Sussex

Tester
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Tester in East Sussex

Tester
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in East Sussex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in East Sussex

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 Tester within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Brighton -8 14 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Hove - 1 £50,000 -
Lewes - 1 £35,500 -
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
1 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
2 13 (44.83%) Selenium
2 13 (44.83%) Cucumber
2 13 (44.83%) Capybara
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) C#
4 10 (34.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (13.79%) QA
6 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Management
7 1 (3.45%) SaaS
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.45%) System Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Git (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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Capybara
1 13 (44.83%) Cucumber
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
1 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
1 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.45%) SDLC
4 1 (3.45%) System Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Test Management
4 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
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