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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 227 230 232
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 82 117 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.93% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.00% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 73 103 95
Average salary £49,500 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
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
9441 11652 11236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.27% 92.50% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8153 9827 9754
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 79 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (41.40%) QA
3 76 (40.86%) Java
4 73 (39.25%) Selenium
5 59 (31.72%) Finance
6 56 (30.11%) WebDriver
7 53 (28.49%) SQL
8 51 (27.42%) BDD
9 47 (25.27%) Test Automation
10 42 (22.58%) Cucumber
11 38 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (17.20%) C#
13 31 (16.67%) Ruby
13 31 (16.67%) Degree
14 29 (15.59%) ISEB
15 28 (15.05%) TDD
15 28 (15.05%) Test Scripting
16 27 (14.52%) Banking
17 26 (13.98%) Regression Testing
17 26 (13.98%) Python
17 26 (13.98%) Open Source
18 24 (12.90%) Software Testing
19 23 (12.37%) JUnit
20 22 (11.83%) Apple iOS
20 22 (11.83%) Automation Testing
21 21 (11.29%) Android
21 21 (11.29%) JavaScript
22 20 (10.75%) Automated Testing
22 20 (10.75%) JIRA
23 19 (10.22%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (2.15%) CMS
2 3 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.54%) Mule
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.54%) Node.js
3 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MS Office
1 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) VoIP
1 4 (2.15%) Wireless
1 4 (2.15%) Network Security
2 3 (1.61%) Firewall
2 3 (1.61%) HTTP
3 2 (1.08%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.69%) MySQL
3 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.08%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.54%) Redis
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 73 (39.25%) Selenium
2 56 (30.11%) WebDriver
3 42 (22.58%) Cucumber
4 23 (12.37%) JUnit
5 20 (10.75%) JIRA
6 13 (6.99%) SpecFlow
7 10 (5.38%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.30%) Calabash
9 7 (3.76%) Appium
10 6 (3.23%) JMeter
11 5 (2.69%) Xcode
11 5 (2.69%) NUnit
11 5 (2.69%) Subversion
12 4 (2.15%) Bugzilla
12 4 (2.15%) TestNG
12 4 (2.15%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.15%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.61%) Mockito
13 3 (1.61%) FitNesse
General
1 59 (31.72%) Finance
2 27 (14.52%) Banking
3 12 (6.45%) Retail
4 11 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.38%) Law
6 8 (4.30%) Games
7 6 (3.23%) Legal
8 3 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.54%) Electronics
10 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.99%) HTML
2 10 (5.38%) .NET
3 9 (4.84%) Web Services
3 9 (4.84%) XML
4 6 (3.23%) Middleware
4 6 (3.23%) Spring
4 6 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (3.23%) QuickFIX
5 5 (2.69%) Gherkin
5 5 (2.69%) RESTful
6 4 (2.15%) SOAP
7 3 (1.61%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.61%) CSS
8 2 (1.08%) JSP
8 2 (1.08%) J2EE
8 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.54%) XSL
9 1 (0.54%) XHTML
9 1 (0.54%) LAMP
9 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.38%) User Experience
5 8 (4.30%) iSeries
5 8 (4.30%) SWIFT
5 8 (4.30%) AS400
6 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.15%) Social Network
8 4 (2.15%) Equities
9 3 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.61%) Physics
9 3 (1.61%) Online Games
10 2 (1.08%) Online Gambling
10 2 (1.08%) NHS
10 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.83%) Apple iOS
2 21 (11.29%) Android
3 17 (9.14%) Windows
3 17 (9.14%) Linux
4 6 (3.23%) UNIX
4 6 (3.23%) Windows Phone
5 5 (2.69%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.42%) BDD
3 47 (25.27%) Test Automation
4 38 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (15.05%) TDD
5 28 (15.05%) Test Scripting
6 26 (13.98%) Open Source
6 26 (13.98%) Regression Testing
7 24 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 22 (11.83%) Automation Testing
9 20 (10.75%) Automated Testing
10 19 (10.22%) Integration Testing
11 18 (9.68%) Manual Testing
11 18 (9.68%) Scrum
12 15 (8.06%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.53%) Performance Testing
13 14 (7.53%) System Testing
13 14 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (6.45%) Investment Management
14 12 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (40.86%) Java
2 53 (28.49%) SQL
3 32 (17.20%) C#
4 31 (16.67%) Ruby
5 26 (13.98%) Python
6 21 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 16 (8.60%) PHP
8 8 (4.30%) C
8 8 (4.30%) Groovy
9 4 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.15%) C++
10 1 (0.54%) Perl
10 1 (0.54%) Clojure
10 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (16.67%) Degree
2 29 (15.59%) ISEB
3 18 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.69%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (2.15%) OSCP
8 3 (1.61%) GPEN
8 3 (1.61%) CEH
8 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.08%) CISSP
9 2 (1.08%) MBA
9 2 (1.08%) OSCE
10 1 (0.54%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.54%) CRISC
10 1 (0.54%) GIAC
10 1 (0.54%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (41.40%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.54%) Val IT
2 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 11 (5.91%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.61%) Nessus
2 3 (1.61%) Nmap
3 1 (0.54%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 15 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.38%) Oracle
3 6 (3.23%) Bloomberg
4 3 (1.61%) HP
4 3 (1.61%) IBM
5 2 (1.08%) McAfee
5 2 (1.08%) Qualys
6 1 (0.54%) Fundtech
6 1 (0.54%) Acunetix
6 1 (0.54%) Citrix
6 1 (0.54%) Apple
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.54%) SAP
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