Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Worthing during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

Tester
West Sussex > Worthing
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 53 39
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 39 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 8.65% 3.67% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.94% 3.74% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 1
Worthing median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -29.09% +83.33%
10th Percentile £19,000 £29,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £78,750 £57,500
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +11.43% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing. 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
Worthing
Permanent vacancies in Worthing with a recognized job title 436 294 214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 98.00% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 314 247 168
Worthing median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £29,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £57,500
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £43,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.88% -3.06% +5.88%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Worthing

Tester
Salary Trend in Worthing

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

Salary trend for Tester in Worthing

Tester
Salary Histogram in Worthing

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Worthing over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Tester in Worthing

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worthing region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 33 (84.62%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Requirements Analysis
2 20 (51.28%) JIRA
2 20 (51.28%) Regression Testing
2 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 20 (51.28%) Scrum
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) HP
2 20 (51.28%) HP UFT
2 20 (51.28%) Performance Testing
2 20 (51.28%) Stress Testing
2 20 (51.28%) Kanban
2 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
2 20 (51.28%) WebDriver
2 20 (51.28%) Confluence
2 20 (51.28%) QA
2 20 (51.28%) Selenium
2 20 (51.28%) Functional Testing
2 20 (51.28%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 20 (51.28%) Exploratory Testing
2 20 (51.28%) Acceptance Criteria
2 20 (51.28%) User Experience
2 20 (51.28%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
4 13 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 13 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (33.33%) .NET
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing 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:

Application Platforms
1 20 (51.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) HP UFT
1 20 (51.28%) JIRA
1 20 (51.28%) Selenium
1 20 (51.28%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
1 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) User Experience
2 13 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Acceptance Criteria
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (51.28%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 20 (51.28%) Exploratory Testing
1 20 (51.28%) Functional Testing
1 20 (51.28%) Kanban
1 20 (51.28%) Performance Testing
1 20 (51.28%) Problem-Solving
1 20 (51.28%) Regression Testing
1 20 (51.28%) Requirements Analysis
1 20 (51.28%) Scrum
1 20 (51.28%) Stress Testing
1 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
2 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (15.38%) Decision-Making
2 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 6 (15.38%) Information Security
2 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 13 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) HP
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft