The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 182 212 272
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 50 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.75% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.78% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 43 51
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,300 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
London

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
5149 6653 10687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.91% 96.25% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4677 5892 9279
Median salary £57,500 £55,235 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (45.83%) QA
2 43 (44.79%) Finance
3 39 (40.63%) Selenium
4 36 (37.50%) Java
5 33 (34.38%) BDD
6 30 (31.25%) Defect Management
6 30 (31.25%) SQL
7 28 (29.17%) HTTP
7 28 (29.17%) Cucumber
8 27 (28.13%) Regression Testing
9 25 (26.04%) Software Testing
9 25 (26.04%) WebDriver
10 23 (23.96%) TDD
10 23 (23.96%) HTML
11 22 (22.92%) ISEB
11 22 (22.92%) Performance Testing
11 22 (22.92%) Test Automation
12 21 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (21.88%) Ruby
12 21 (21.88%) JIRA
12 21 (21.88%) JMeter
13 19 (19.79%) HP
13 19 (19.79%) XML
13 19 (19.79%) Linux
13 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
14 18 (18.75%) Test Management
15 17 (17.71%) Web Testing
15 17 (17.71%) SoapUI
16 16 (16.67%) Git (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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.38%) Confluence
2 6 (6.25%) CMS
3 5 (5.21%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (5.21%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.04%) Apache
5 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Office
1 9 (9.38%) MS Project
1 9 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.17%) HTTP
2 9 (9.38%) HTTPS
3 6 (6.25%) SSL
4 2 (2.08%) SSH
4 2 (2.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.04%) Internet
5 1 (1.04%) LDAP
5 1 (1.04%) Wideband
5 1 (1.04%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.04%) Big Data
5 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (40.63%) Selenium
2 28 (29.17%) Cucumber
3 25 (26.04%) WebDriver
4 21 (21.88%) JIRA
4 21 (21.88%) JMeter
5 17 (17.71%) SoapUI
6 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 14 (14.58%) Capybara
8 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 12 (12.50%) LoadRunner
9 11 (11.46%) LoadUI
9 11 (11.46%) WATIR
10 9 (9.38%) Redmine
11 5 (5.21%) JUnit
11 5 (5.21%) Protractor
11 5 (5.21%) SilkPerformer
11 5 (5.21%) SilkTest
12 4 (4.17%) Burp Suite
12 4 (4.17%) NUnit
12 4 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 43 (44.79%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
2 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Front Office
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) iGaming
4 1 (1.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) HTML
2 19 (19.79%) XML
3 14 (14.58%) Web Services
4 13 (13.54%) SOAP
5 10 (10.42%) CSS
6 7 (7.29%) Ajax
7 6 (6.25%) REST
8 3 (3.13%) .NET
9 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.08%) HTML5
9 2 (2.08%) J2EE
9 2 (2.08%) JMS
9 2 (2.08%) JNI
10 1 (1.04%) Guice
10 1 (1.04%) ODBC
10 1 (1.04%) RESTful
10 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) iPad
2 9 (9.38%) iPhone
2 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.08%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) CESG
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Fintech
5 1 (1.04%) Online Games
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Linux
2 13 (13.54%) Android
3 7 (7.29%) Windows
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.13%) Unix
6 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.38%) BDD
3 30 (31.25%) Defect Management
4 27 (28.13%) Regression Testing
5 25 (26.04%) Software Testing
6 23 (23.96%) TDD
7 22 (22.92%) Performance Testing
7 22 (22.92%) Test Automation
8 21 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (18.75%) Test Management
10 17 (17.71%) Web Testing
11 16 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 15 (15.63%) Manual Testing
12 15 (15.63%) Test Scripting
13 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
14 13 (13.54%) API Testing
14 13 (13.54%) Test Strategy
15 11 (11.46%) Analytics
15 11 (11.46%) QA Automation
15 11 (11.46%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) Java
2 30 (31.25%) SQL
3 21 (21.88%) Ruby
4 10 (10.42%) C#
5 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.25%) Python
7 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.13%) PHP
8 3 (3.13%) Scala
9 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.08%) C
9 2 (2.08%) C++
9 2 (2.08%) Groovy
9 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.08%) Perl
10 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (22.92%) ISEB
2 16 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.13%) CISA
3 3 (3.13%) CISSP
3 3 (3.13%) CREST Certified
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) CEH
4 2 (2.08%) CHECK Team Leader
4 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.08%) OSCP
5 1 (1.04%) CGEIT
5 1 (1.04%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (1.04%) CISM
5 1 (1.04%) CRISC
5 1 (1.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) GIAC
5 1 (1.04%) GPEN
5 1 (1.04%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (45.83%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Docker
1 3 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (1.04%) Ansible
4 1 (1.04%) Grafana
4 1 (1.04%) Graphite
4 1 (1.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) HP
2 15 (15.63%) Oracle
3 9 (9.38%) Siebel
3 9 (9.38%) Sun
4 7 (7.29%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.21%) Borland
5 5 (5.21%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.13%) Tableau
7 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.08%) VMware
8 1 (1.04%) Charles River
8 1 (1.04%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.04%) Hyperion
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Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
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