The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
London / City of London
Rank 224 256 322
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.10% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Median salary £22,000 £26,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -50.47%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4759 6607 9864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.34% 95.81% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4361 5893 8469
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the City of London region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Software 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 City of London region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £62,000 DOE plus an attractive pension, bonus and monetary benef
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 4 days ago