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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
London / City of London
Rank 177 203 243
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 45 62 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.91% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.95% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 36 44 73
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
4791 6542 9918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.50% 95.77% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4385 5840 8539
Median salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £84,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 54 (51.43%) QA
2 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (43.81%) Selenium
4 38 (36.19%) SQL
5 33 (31.43%) Finance
6 30 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 29 (27.62%) BDD
8 28 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 27 (25.71%) Software Testing
10 26 (24.76%) Defect Management
11 25 (23.81%) HTTP
12 24 (22.86%) Test Management
13 23 (21.90%) WebDriver
13 23 (21.90%) TDD
13 23 (21.90%) Ruby
14 21 (20.00%) Java
14 21 (20.00%) Relational Database
15 20 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (19.05%) XML
15 20 (19.05%) ISEB
16 19 (18.10%) HTML
16 19 (18.10%) Oracle
16 19 (18.10%) Capybara
17 17 (16.19%) JIRA
17 17 (16.19%) SOAP
17 17 (16.19%) Linux
17 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (16.19%) Automated Testing
17 17 (16.19%) Regression Testing
18 16 (15.24%) Web 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 7 (6.67%) Confluence
2 6 (5.71%) CMS
3 5 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Office
2 9 (8.57%) MS Project
2 9 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.81%) HTTP
2 7 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 6 (5.71%) SSL
4 3 (2.86%) Internet
5 2 (1.90%) SSH
5 2 (1.90%) Wireless
6 1 (0.95%) Intranet
6 1 (0.95%) Wideband
6 1 (0.95%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (5.71%) Big Data
3 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.81%) Power BI
5 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.95%) KDB
6 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (43.81%) Selenium
2 30 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 23 (21.90%) WebDriver
4 19 (18.10%) Capybara
5 17 (16.19%) JIRA
6 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
7 13 (12.38%) WATIR
8 12 (11.43%) SoapUI
9 7 (6.67%) HP UFT
9 7 (6.67%) Redmine
10 6 (5.71%) JMeter
10 6 (5.71%) JUnit
11 5 (4.76%) Hudson
11 5 (4.76%) LoadRunner
11 5 (4.76%) Subversion
12 3 (2.86%) FitNesse
12 3 (2.86%) NUnit
12 3 (2.86%) TestComplete
12 3 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 33 (31.43%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Law
3 2 (1.90%) Advertising
3 2 (1.90%) Back Office
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Legal
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Front Office
4 1 (0.95%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) iGaming
4 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) XML
2 19 (18.10%) HTML
3 17 (16.19%) SOAP
4 9 (8.57%) CSS
5 6 (5.71%) Ajax
5 6 (5.71%) REST
6 3 (2.86%) .NET
6 3 (2.86%) RESTful
7 2 (1.90%) J2EE
7 2 (1.90%) JMS
7 2 (1.90%) JNI
7 2 (1.90%) Web Services
8 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.95%) Guice
8 1 (0.95%) HTML5
8 1 (0.95%) Node.js
8 1 (0.95%) React
8 1 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.62%) iPad
4 7 (6.67%) iPhone
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.90%) Statistics
6 2 (1.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.95%) CESG
7 1 (0.95%) Fintech
7 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.95%) Online Games
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Linux
2 14 (13.33%) Android
3 10 (9.52%) Windows
4 6 (5.71%) Unix
5 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.81%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.62%) BDD
3 28 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 27 (25.71%) Software Testing
5 26 (24.76%) Defect Management
6 24 (22.86%) Test Management
7 23 (21.90%) TDD
8 20 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (16.19%) Automated Testing
9 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (16.19%) Regression Testing
10 16 (15.24%) Automation Testing
10 16 (15.24%) Web Testing
11 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 14 (13.33%) QA Automation
12 14 (13.33%) Waterfall
13 13 (12.38%) Test Scripting
14 12 (11.43%) Analytics
14 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
15 11 (10.48%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.19%) SQL
2 23 (21.90%) Ruby
3 21 (20.00%) Java
4 10 (9.52%) C#
5 7 (6.67%) Python
6 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.86%) PHP
7 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.90%) C
8 2 (1.90%) C++
8 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.90%) Perl
8 2 (1.90%) Scala
9 1 (0.95%) Groovy
9 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) ISEB
2 15 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
4 5 (4.76%) CREST Certified
5 4 (3.81%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (2.86%) Degree
6 3 (2.86%) OSCP
7 2 (1.90%) CEH
7 2 (1.90%) CISA
7 2 (1.90%) CISSP
7 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.95%) CISM
8 1 (0.95%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (0.95%) GIAC
8 1 (0.95%) GPEN
8 1 (0.95%) SANS
8 1 (0.95%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (51.43%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
2 3 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.81%) Puppet
3 2 (1.90%) Ansible
3 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.90%) Rancher
4 1 (0.95%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 19 (18.10%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.57%) HP
3 9 (8.57%) Siebel
3 9 (8.57%) Sun
4 6 (5.71%) Tableau
5 5 (4.76%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.86%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.86%) Borland
6 3 (2.86%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.90%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.90%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Charles River
8 1 (0.95%) Hyperion
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