The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 231 219 196
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 80 94 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.90% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.97% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 75 82 114
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
9709 9642 10177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.32% 92.83% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8327 8159 9135
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 February 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited 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 Tester in their job title.

1 71 (51.82%) Selenium
2 67 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (44.53%) QA
4 58 (42.34%) Java
5 52 (37.96%) WebDriver
6 45 (32.85%) Test Automation
6 45 (32.85%) SQL
6 45 (32.85%) Finance
7 33 (24.09%) BDD
8 32 (23.36%) Cucumber
9 25 (18.25%) C#
9 25 (18.25%) Automation Testing
10 23 (16.79%) Banking
10 23 (16.79%) Test Scripting
10 23 (16.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (16.06%) Performance Testing
11 22 (16.06%) Regression Testing
12 20 (14.60%) TDD
12 20 (14.60%) Python
12 20 (14.60%) Open Source
13 18 (13.14%) JUnit
14 17 (12.41%) Automated Testing
14 17 (12.41%) Windows
14 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (11.68%) Android
15 16 (11.68%) Ruby
16 15 (10.95%) Mobile App
17 14 (10.22%) Apple iOS
17 14 (10.22%) Manual Testing
17 14 (10.22%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.11%) CMS
2 2 (1.46%) Drupal
2 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) Mule
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.73%) Node.js
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Office
2 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
1 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) HTTP
1 2 (1.46%) Wireless
1 2 (1.46%) Network Security
2 1 (0.73%) VPN
2 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.73%) LAN
2 1 (0.73%) VoIP
2 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.65%) Big Data
3 4 (2.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.73%) Redis
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 71 (51.82%) Selenium
2 52 (37.96%) WebDriver
3 32 (23.36%) Cucumber
4 18 (13.14%) JUnit
5 13 (9.49%) JMeter
6 12 (8.76%) JIRA
7 11 (8.03%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (7.30%) Calabash
9 9 (6.57%) Jenkins
10 7 (5.11%) SpecFlow
10 7 (5.11%) TestNG
11 6 (4.38%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.65%) Hudson
12 5 (3.65%) LoadRunner
12 5 (3.65%) Subversion
12 5 (3.65%) Bugzilla
13 3 (2.19%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (2.19%) Appium
14 2 (1.46%) JBehave
General
1 45 (32.85%) Finance
2 23 (16.79%) Banking
3 7 (5.11%) Retail
3 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.38%) Front Office
5 3 (2.19%) Games
5 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Billing
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Law
7 1 (0.73%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) RESTful
2 5 (3.65%) QuickFIX
2 5 (3.65%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (3.65%) Hibernate
2 5 (3.65%) Spring
3 4 (2.92%) Middleware
4 3 (2.19%) SOAP
5 2 (1.46%) Web Services
5 2 (1.46%) XML
5 2 (1.46%) .NET
5 2 (1.46%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.73%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.73%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.73%) LAMP
6 1 (0.73%) HTML
6 1 (0.73%) J2EE
6 1 (0.73%) CSS
6 1 (0.73%) Ajax
6 1 (0.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Open Source
2 15 (10.95%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.38%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.92%) iPhone
6 4 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.46%) Social Network
8 2 (1.46%) NHS
8 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.46%) GIS
8 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.46%) iPad
8 2 (1.46%) User Experience
9 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.73%) Social Media
9 1 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.73%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Windows
2 16 (11.68%) Android
3 14 (10.22%) Apple iOS
3 14 (10.22%) UNIX
4 13 (9.49%) Linux
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.73%) AIX
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.85%) Test Automation
3 33 (24.09%) BDD
4 25 (18.25%) Automation Testing
5 23 (16.79%) Test Scripting
5 23 (16.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (16.06%) Performance Testing
6 22 (16.06%) Regression Testing
7 20 (14.60%) TDD
8 17 (12.41%) Automated Testing
8 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.22%) Manual Testing
10 12 (8.76%) Test Management
10 12 (8.76%) Scrum
11 11 (8.03%) Integration Testing
12 10 (7.30%) Investment Management
13 9 (6.57%) Unit Testing
13 9 (6.57%) DevOps
13 9 (6.57%) Software Testing
14 8 (5.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.34%) Java
2 45 (32.85%) SQL
3 25 (18.25%) C#
4 20 (14.60%) Python
5 16 (11.68%) Ruby
6 10 (7.30%) Perl
7 7 (5.11%) PHP
8 6 (4.38%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.38%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.92%) Groovy
10 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.73%) C
11 1 (0.73%) Clojure
11 1 (0.73%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) ISEB
2 8 (5.84%) ISTQB
2 8 (5.84%) Degree
3 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.46%) OSCP
5 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) CISSP
6 1 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.73%) CEH
6 1 (0.73%) OSCE
6 1 (0.73%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (44.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.03%) HP
3 8 (5.84%) Oracle
4 4 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.92%) Cerillion
5 1 (0.73%) 29West
5 1 (0.73%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.73%) McAfee
5 1 (0.73%) Qualys
5 1 (0.73%) Siebel
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco
5 1 (0.73%) IBM
5 1 (0.73%) Citrix
5 1 (0.73%) Sun
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum Salary is dependant on personal skil
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £63000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago