Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Worthing during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 39 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 3.74% 0.44% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 0.45% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Worthing median annual salary £39,000 £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.09% +83.33% -53.85%
West Sussex median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -

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 288 221 263
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 97.79% 99.25%
Number of salaries quoted 244 170 227
Worthing median annual salary £49,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.13% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,850 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £50,000
West Sussex median annual salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Worthing

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Worthing region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
5 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) SDET
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Scala
5 3 (27.27%) TestNG
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) JUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) TestNG
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SDET
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft