The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 315 312 290
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 18 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.075% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.081% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 24
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,250 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+5.78% +9.00%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11422 11165 12223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.26% 93.25% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9566 9803 11143
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
London

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) Selenium
5 11 (52.38%) PHP
6 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
7 8 (38.10%) JIRA
7 8 (38.10%) MySQL
7 8 (38.10%) XML
7 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
7 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
8 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 7 (33.33%) Video on Demand
8 7 (33.33%) Basecamp
8 7 (33.33%) Flash
8 7 (33.33%) Adobe
8 7 (33.33%) Electronics
8 7 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
8 7 (33.33%) QA
8 7 (33.33%) Web Development
8 7 (33.33%) Subversion
9 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
10 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
10 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
10 5 (23.81%) Degree
10 5 (23.81%) ISEB

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
3 7 (33.33%) Subversion
4 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
6 2 (9.52%) Maven
6 2 (9.52%) JMeter
7 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
7 1 (4.76%) RSpec
7 1 (4.76%) eggPlant
7 1 (4.76%) AppScan
7 1 (4.76%) Behat
General
1 7 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) XML
4 7 (33.33%) Flash
4 7 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 7 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Kindle
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 7 (33.33%) Web Development
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) OWASP
8 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PHP
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
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