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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 214 240 232
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 42 75 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.71% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.75% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 66 98
Median salary £45,000 £49,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
6014 9992 11730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.99% 95.03% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5480 8554 9801
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 July 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 July 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 43 (44.79%) Java
2 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.42%) Finance
4 30 (31.25%) QA
5 27 (28.13%) Selenium
6 26 (27.08%) Scrum
7 24 (25.00%) JMeter
8 23 (23.96%) Regression Testing
8 23 (23.96%) Test Scripting
9 21 (21.88%) BDD
9 21 (21.88%) Banking
10 20 (20.83%) WebDriver
11 19 (19.79%) Performance Testing
11 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (18.75%) ISTQB
12 18 (18.75%) Web Services
12 18 (18.75%) ISEB
13 17 (17.71%) Automated Testing
13 17 (17.71%) Test Strategy
14 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
15 15 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (15.63%) Open Source
16 14 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (14.58%) Ruby
16 14 (14.58%) SQL
16 14 (14.58%) API Testing
17 13 (13.54%) Test Automation
17 13 (13.54%) SoapUI
17 13 (13.54%) Functional Testing
18 12 (12.50%) LoadRunner

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 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.04%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) HBase
4 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (28.13%) Selenium
2 24 (25.00%) JMeter
3 20 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 13 (13.54%) SoapUI
6 12 (12.50%) LoadRunner
7 11 (11.46%) LoadUI
8 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
9 9 (9.38%) JIRA
10 7 (7.29%) Protractor
11 6 (6.25%) Burp Suite
12 5 (5.21%) FitNesse
12 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
12 5 (5.21%) NUnit
13 3 (3.13%) Calabash
13 3 (3.13%) Capybara
14 2 (2.08%) Gerrit
14 2 (2.08%) Hudson
14 2 (2.08%) Selenium IDE
14 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (35.42%) Finance
2 21 (21.88%) Banking
3 11 (11.46%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.25%) Law
5 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) Web Services
2 6 (6.25%) .NET
3 5 (5.21%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.17%) SOAP
5 3 (3.13%) Apache CXF
5 3 (3.13%) REST
5 3 (3.13%) RESTful
6 2 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.08%) XML
7 1 (1.04%) Ajax
7 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.04%) HTML
7 1 (1.04%) JMX
7 1 (1.04%) JSON
7 1 (1.04%) ODBC
7 1 (1.04%) Spring
7 1 (1.04%) WCF
7 1 (1.04%) WinForms
7 1 (1.04%) WPF
7 1 (1.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) Client/Server
2 10 (10.42%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.04%) Blog
6 1 (1.04%) Fintech
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Android
2 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.13%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.08%) Scrum
3 23 (23.96%) Regression Testing
3 23 (23.96%) Test Scripting
4 21 (21.88%) BDD
5 19 (19.79%) Performance Testing
6 17 (17.71%) Automated Testing
6 17 (17.71%) Test Strategy
7 15 (15.63%) Open Source
7 15 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (14.58%) API Testing
8 14 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (13.54%) Functional Testing
9 13 (13.54%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.46%) Software Testing
10 11 (11.46%) TDD
11 10 (10.42%) Information Security
11 10 (10.42%) Integration Testing
11 10 (10.42%) Manual Testing
11 10 (10.42%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) Java
2 14 (14.58%) Ruby
2 14 (14.58%) SQL
3 10 (10.42%) C#
4 9 (9.38%) Python
5 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.17%) Groovy
7 3 (3.13%) C++
7 3 (3.13%) COBOL
7 3 (3.13%) PHP
7 3 (3.13%) VB
7 3 (3.13%) VB6
8 1 (1.04%) C
8 1 (1.04%) Perl
8 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.04%) Scala
8 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) ISEB
1 18 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 11 (11.46%) Degree
3 5 (5.21%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (4.17%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.08%) CEH
5 2 (2.08%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (2.08%) CISSP
5 2 (2.08%) OSCE
5 2 (2.08%) OSCP
5 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (1.04%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.04%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (1.04%) CISA
6 1 (1.04%) CISM
6 1 (1.04%) CRISC
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (31.25%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) SDET
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.04%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) Grafana
2 1 (1.04%) Graphite
2 1 (1.04%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) Nagios
2 1 (1.04%) Oozie
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) HP
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.04%) Borland
5 1 (1.04%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.04%) Samsung
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.04%) Splunk
5 1 (1.04%) WorldPay
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bens- bonus, equity + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000- £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago