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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 222 244 244
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 43 79 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.76% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.81% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38 70 105
Median salary £48,750 £49,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £34,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £60,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
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
6085 9787 12201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.83% 94.70% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5552 8389 10313
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 29 June 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 June 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 41 (38.68%) Java
1 41 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (34.91%) QA
3 33 (31.13%) Selenium
4 32 (30.19%) Finance
5 26 (24.53%) Scrum
6 24 (22.64%) BDD
7 22 (20.75%) ISTQB
8 21 (19.81%) ISEB
8 21 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (18.87%) Automated Testing
9 20 (18.87%) Cucumber
9 20 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (18.87%) WebDriver
10 19 (17.92%) Functional Testing
10 19 (17.92%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (16.98%) JMeter
12 17 (16.04%) Ruby
13 16 (15.09%) Degree
13 16 (15.09%) Banking
13 16 (15.09%) Test Scripting
14 15 (14.15%) Integration Testing
14 15 (14.15%) Performance Testing
14 15 (14.15%) Open Source
14 15 (14.15%) SQL
14 15 (14.15%) Software Testing
15 14 (13.21%) Manual Testing
16 13 (12.26%) Information Security
17 12 (11.32%) C#
17 12 (11.32%) Web Services

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 (2.83%) Confluence
1 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.94%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) LDAP
3 1 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.94%) HBase
4 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (31.13%) Selenium
2 20 (18.87%) Cucumber
2 20 (18.87%) WebDriver
3 18 (16.98%) JMeter
4 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.43%) JIRA
5 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.66%) LoadRunner
5 6 (5.66%) NUnit
5 6 (5.66%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.72%) Burp Suite
6 5 (4.72%) FitNesse
6 5 (4.72%) JUnit
6 5 (4.72%) Protractor
7 4 (3.77%) Capybara
7 4 (3.77%) LoadUI
8 3 (2.83%) Appium
8 3 (2.83%) Calabash
8 3 (2.83%) RSpec
8 3 (2.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (30.19%) Finance
2 16 (15.09%) Banking
3 11 (10.38%) Law
4 8 (7.55%) Legal
5 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.83%) Advertising
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%) Publishing
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) Web Services
2 7 (6.60%) .NET
3 5 (4.72%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.77%) REST
4 4 (3.77%) RESTful
4 4 (3.77%) SOAP
5 3 (2.83%) Apache CXF
6 2 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.89%) XML
7 1 (0.94%) Ajax
7 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.94%) HTML
7 1 (0.94%) JMX
7 1 (0.94%) JSON
7 1 (0.94%) ODBC
7 1 (0.94%) WCF
7 1 (0.94%) WinForms
7 1 (0.94%) WPF
7 1 (0.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.32%) Client/Server
2 12 (11.32%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (8.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.83%) Fintech
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) Blog
6 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Android
1 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.66%) Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Windows
4 3 (2.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.53%) Scrum
3 24 (22.64%) BDD
4 20 (18.87%) Automated Testing
4 20 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (17.92%) Functional Testing
5 19 (17.92%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (15.09%) Test Scripting
7 15 (14.15%) Integration Testing
7 15 (14.15%) Open Source
7 15 (14.15%) Performance Testing
7 15 (14.15%) Software Testing
8 14 (13.21%) Manual Testing
9 13 (12.26%) Information Security
10 12 (11.32%) Security Operations
10 12 (11.32%) Test Automation
11 11 (10.38%) SIEM
11 11 (10.38%) TDD
11 11 (10.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (9.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.68%) Java
2 17 (16.04%) Ruby
3 15 (14.15%) SQL
4 12 (11.32%) C#
5 10 (9.43%) Python
6 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.77%) COBOL
7 4 (3.77%) Groovy
7 4 (3.77%) VB
7 4 (3.77%) VB6
8 3 (2.83%) C++
8 3 (2.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.94%) C
9 1 (0.94%) Perl
9 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.94%) Scala
9 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) ISTQB
2 21 (19.81%) ISEB
3 16 (15.09%) Degree
4 9 (8.49%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (4.72%) CREST Certified
6 3 (2.83%) CEH
6 3 (2.83%) CISSP
6 3 (2.83%) Tigerscheme
7 2 (1.89%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (1.89%) OSCE
7 2 (1.89%) OSCP
7 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.94%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.94%) CISA
8 1 (0.94%) CISM
8 1 (0.94%) CRISC
8 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (34.91%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.89%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.94%) Ansible
2 1 (0.94%) Grafana
2 1 (0.94%) Graphite
2 1 (0.94%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.94%) Nagios
2 1 (0.94%) Nessus
2 1 (0.94%) Oozie
2 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle
2 4 (3.77%) Atlassian
2 4 (3.77%) HP
3 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.94%) Borland
4 1 (0.94%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.94%) Samsung
4 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.94%) Splunk
4 1 (0.94%) WorldPay
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