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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 215 213 249
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 45 90 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.90% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.95% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 40 79 108
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,200 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,650
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
6327 9523 12065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 94.90% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5786 8127 10219
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 £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 42 (39.62%) QA
2 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (30.19%) Java
3 32 (30.19%) Finance
4 31 (29.25%) Selenium
5 26 (24.53%) Functional Testing
6 25 (23.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (21.70%) Cucumber
8 22 (20.75%) BDD
8 22 (20.75%) Scrum
8 22 (20.75%) ISTQB
8 22 (20.75%) Automated Testing
9 21 (19.81%) Degree
9 21 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (17.92%) ISEB
10 19 (17.92%) Software Testing
10 19 (17.92%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (17.92%) Ruby
10 19 (17.92%) Integration Testing
11 18 (16.98%) WebDriver
12 17 (16.04%) SQL
13 16 (15.09%) Banking
13 16 (15.09%) Test Scripting
14 15 (14.15%) Manual Testing
15 13 (12.26%) C#
15 13 (12.26%) Law
16 12 (11.32%) Information Security
16 12 (11.32%) JMeter
16 12 (11.32%) JIRA
16 12 (11.32%) Performance Testing

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 4 (3.77%) Confluence
1 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.94%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.94%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.94%) HBase
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) Selenium
2 23 (21.70%) Cucumber
3 18 (16.98%) WebDriver
4 12 (11.32%) JIRA
4 12 (11.32%) JMeter
5 8 (7.55%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.66%) NUnit
8 5 (4.72%) Capybara
8 5 (4.72%) JUnit
9 4 (3.77%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.83%) Appium
10 3 (2.83%) Calabash
10 3 (2.83%) Gerrit
10 3 (2.83%) JBehave
10 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.83%) RSpec
10 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.83%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.89%) Protractor
General
1 32 (30.19%) Finance
2 16 (15.09%) Banking
3 13 (12.26%) Law
4 10 (9.43%) Legal
5 4 (3.77%) Advertising
5 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.94%) Billing
7 1 (0.94%) Front Office
7 1 (0.94%) Games
7 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) .NET
1 7 (6.60%) Web Services
2 4 (3.77%) Gherkin
2 4 (3.77%) REST
2 4 (3.77%) RESTful
2 4 (3.77%) SOAP
3 2 (1.89%) Apache CXF
3 2 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.94%) JMX
4 1 (0.94%) JSON
4 1 (0.94%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.94%) WCF
4 1 (0.94%) WinForms
4 1 (0.94%) WPF
4 1 (0.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.32%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (10.38%) Client/Server
4 9 (8.49%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.77%) Fintech
6 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.89%) User Experience
8 1 (0.94%) Blog
8 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Android
2 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.77%) Linux
4 3 (2.83%) Unix
4 3 (2.83%) Windows
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.53%) Functional Testing
3 25 (23.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (20.75%) Automated Testing
4 22 (20.75%) BDD
4 22 (20.75%) Scrum
5 19 (17.92%) Integration Testing
5 19 (17.92%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (17.92%) Software Testing
6 16 (15.09%) Test Scripting
7 15 (14.15%) Manual Testing
8 12 (11.32%) Information Security
8 12 (11.32%) Performance Testing
8 12 (11.32%) SDLC
8 12 (11.32%) Security Operations
9 11 (10.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (10.38%) Open Source
9 11 (10.38%) SIEM
9 11 (10.38%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.19%) Java
2 19 (17.92%) Ruby
3 17 (16.04%) SQL
4 13 (12.26%) C#
5 9 (8.49%) Python
6 4 (3.77%) COBOL
6 4 (3.77%) VB
6 4 (3.77%) VB6
7 3 (2.83%) C++
7 3 (2.83%) Groovy
7 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.94%) C
8 1 (0.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) ISTQB
2 21 (19.81%) Degree
3 19 (17.92%) ISEB
4 11 (10.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (4.72%) CREST Certified
6 3 (2.83%) CEH
6 3 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.83%) Tigerscheme
7 2 (1.89%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (1.89%) CISSP
7 2 (1.89%) OSCE
7 2 (1.89%) OSCP
8 1 (0.94%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.94%) CISM
8 1 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (39.62%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.89%) SDET
3 2 (1.89%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.94%) Ansible
2 1 (0.94%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.94%) Nessus
2 1 (0.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle
2 5 (4.72%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.83%) HP
4 1 (0.94%) Borland
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.94%) Splunk
4 1 (0.94%) WorldPay
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + huge bonus & more
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago