The median annual salary for a Tester was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 90 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.44% 0.51% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.52% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 12
Median salary £25,500 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.14% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 884 960 1160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 97.90% 98.56% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 801 870 986
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 27 March 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 +15 13 £25,500 -27.14% 2
Hove - 10 £25,500 - 1
Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) ISTQB
2 19 (82.61%) C#
2 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
3 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) QA
5 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium
6 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) SaaS
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Capybara
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce

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 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Capybara
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.35%) Test Management
3 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) ISTQB
1 19 (82.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hastings, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Hove, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Crowborough, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Rye, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 26 days ago
Forest Row, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 26 days ago
Wadhurst, Sussex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 26 days ago
Mayfield, Derbyshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 26 days ago