Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Tester was £20,000 in advertised job vacancies in Worthing during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 43 45
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 45 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 10.14% 6.36% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.79% 6.47% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 45 11 6
Worthing median annual salary £20,000 £32,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% -36.59% +70.83%
10th Percentile £19,000 £28,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £78,750 £55,625
West Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £30,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.75% -39.00% +42.86%

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 417 232 292
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 98.31% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 323 186 223
Worthing median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £69,725 £67,500 £57,500
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Tester in Worthing

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 31 (68.89%) C#
2 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
3 23 (51.11%) .NET
3 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
3 23 (51.11%) ISTQB
3 23 (51.11%) Computer Science
3 23 (51.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (35.56%) QA
4 16 (35.56%) Selenium
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.78%) JIRA
5 8 (17.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Finance
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 8 (17.78%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) HP UFT
5 8 (17.78%) Performance Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Stress Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Manual Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Kanban
5 8 (17.78%) User Experience
5 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
5 8 (17.78%) Confluence
5 8 (17.78%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Exploratory Testing

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 8 (17.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 8 (17.78%) HP UFT
2 8 (17.78%) JIRA
2 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) .NET
1 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
1 8 (17.78%) User Experience
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.78%) Acceptance Criteria
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Exploratory Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Kanban
2 8 (17.78%) Manual Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Performance Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (17.78%) Scrum
2 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Stress Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (13.33%) Decision-Making
3 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (13.33%) Information Security
3 6 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) C#
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) ISTQB
1 23 (51.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) HP