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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 206 237 226
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 46 63 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.66% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.69% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 92
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £25,800 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £64,250 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
5939 9091 11352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.93% 95.21% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 7816 9502
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.05%) Java
3 36 (39.56%) QA
4 32 (35.16%) Finance
5 29 (31.87%) Selenium
6 27 (29.67%) BDD
7 24 (26.37%) Performance Testing
7 24 (26.37%) JMeter
8 22 (24.18%) Scrum
8 22 (24.18%) Regression Testing
8 22 (24.18%) WebDriver
9 21 (23.08%) Test Scripting
10 19 (20.88%) Automated Testing
11 18 (19.78%) Web Services
12 17 (18.68%) TDD
12 17 (18.68%) Ruby
12 17 (18.68%) Cucumber
13 16 (17.58%) Test Strategy
13 16 (17.58%) JIRA
13 16 (17.58%) SQL
13 16 (17.58%) ISEB
14 15 (16.48%) Manual Testing
15 14 (15.38%) Banking
16 13 (14.29%) ISTQB
16 13 (14.29%) LoadRunner
16 13 (14.29%) Linux
16 13 (14.29%) SoapUI
16 13 (14.29%) API Testing
17 12 (13.19%) Defect Management
17 12 (13.19%) Test Automation

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 6 (6.59%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.10%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.20%) SSH
4 1 (1.10%) LDAP
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (1.10%) HBase
Development Applications
1 29 (31.87%) Selenium
2 24 (26.37%) JMeter
3 22 (24.18%) WebDriver
4 17 (18.68%) Cucumber
5 16 (17.58%) JIRA
6 13 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 13 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 11 (12.09%) LoadUI
8 10 (10.99%) Jenkins
9 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
10 7 (7.69%) Protractor
11 6 (6.59%) Burp Suite
12 5 (5.49%) Capybara
12 5 (5.49%) FitNesse
12 5 (5.49%) NUnit
13 4 (4.40%) Redmine
14 3 (3.30%) SilkPerformer
14 3 (3.30%) SilkTest
14 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
14 3 (3.30%) WATIR
General
1 32 (35.16%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Banking
3 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.30%) Law
6 2 (2.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) Back Office
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
7 1 (1.10%) Front Office
7 1 (1.10%) Games
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (1.10%) Publishing
7 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) Web Services
2 10 (10.99%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.40%) CSS
4 4 (4.40%) XML
5 3 (3.30%) Apache CXF
5 3 (3.30%) RESTful
5 3 (3.30%) SOAP
6 2 (2.20%) .NET
6 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.20%) HTML5
6 2 (2.20%) JMS
6 2 (2.20%) REST
7 1 (1.10%) Ajax
7 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.10%) JSON
7 1 (1.10%) Spring
7 1 (1.10%) WinForms
7 1 (1.10%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.40%) iPad
3 4 (4.40%) iPhone
4 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.20%) Fintech
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Statistics
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Linux
2 8 (8.79%) Android
3 5 (5.49%) Windows
4 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.30%) Unix
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) BDD
3 24 (26.37%) Performance Testing
4 22 (24.18%) Regression Testing
4 22 (24.18%) Scrum
5 21 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 19 (20.88%) Automated Testing
7 17 (18.68%) TDD
8 16 (17.58%) Test Strategy
9 15 (16.48%) Manual Testing
10 13 (14.29%) API Testing
11 12 (13.19%) Defect Management
11 12 (13.19%) Test Automation
12 10 (10.99%) Open Source
12 10 (10.99%) Security Testing
12 10 (10.99%) Server Monitoring
12 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
14 8 (8.79%) Functional Testing
15 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (45.05%) Java
2 17 (18.68%) Ruby
3 16 (17.58%) SQL
4 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.99%) Python
5 8 (8.79%) C#
6 4 (4.40%) Groovy
7 3 (3.30%) PHP
7 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.30%) Scala
8 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) ISEB
2 13 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) CEH
4 3 (3.30%) CISSP
4 3 (3.30%) CREST Certified
4 3 (3.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.20%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (2.20%) CISA
5 2 (2.20%) CISM
5 2 (2.20%) OSCE
5 2 (2.20%) OSCP
5 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (1.10%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.10%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (1.10%) CRISC
6 1 (1.10%) GIAC
6 1 (1.10%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (39.56%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (3.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) Grafana
3 1 (1.10%) Graphite
3 1 (1.10%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.10%) Nagios
3 1 (1.10%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) HP
2 7 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle
4 3 (3.30%) Borland
5 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.10%) Samsung
6 1 (1.10%) WorldPay
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago