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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 198 247 222
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 49 49 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.57% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.60% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 72
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £24,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,250 £60,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
5713 8173 10920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.03% 95.76% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 7122 9180
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.09%) Java
3 39 (41.94%) QA
4 33 (35.48%) BDD
4 33 (35.48%) Selenium
4 33 (35.48%) Finance
5 28 (30.11%) WebDriver
6 27 (29.03%) Regression Testing
7 23 (24.73%) TDD
8 21 (22.58%) JMeter
8 21 (22.58%) Performance Testing
9 20 (21.51%) Test Scripting
9 20 (21.51%) Manual Testing
9 20 (21.51%) HTTP
10 19 (20.43%) Cucumber
11 18 (19.35%) Automated Testing
11 18 (19.35%) Ruby
11 18 (19.35%) JIRA
11 18 (19.35%) Web Services
11 18 (19.35%) Defect Management
12 17 (18.28%) HTML
12 17 (18.28%) SQL
12 17 (18.28%) Scrum
13 16 (17.20%) Test Strategy
14 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (15.05%) Linux
14 14 (15.05%) ISEB
15 13 (13.98%) LoadRunner
15 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
15 13 (13.98%) SoapUI

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 9 (9.68%) Confluence
2 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.08%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) HTTP
2 9 (9.68%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.15%) SSH
3 2 (2.15%) SSL
4 1 (1.08%) LDAP
4 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (35.48%) Selenium
2 28 (30.11%) WebDriver
3 21 (22.58%) JMeter
4 19 (20.43%) Cucumber
5 18 (19.35%) JIRA
6 13 (13.98%) LoadRunner
6 13 (13.98%) SoapUI
7 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
7 11 (11.83%) LoadUI
8 10 (10.75%) Jenkins
9 9 (9.68%) Redmine
10 7 (7.53%) NUnit
10 7 (7.53%) Protractor
11 6 (6.45%) Burp Suite
11 6 (6.45%) Capybara
12 5 (5.38%) JUnit
12 5 (5.38%) WATIR
13 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
13 4 (4.30%) TestNG
14 3 (3.23%) FitNesse
General
1 33 (35.48%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Banking
2 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.38%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Law
5 2 (2.15%) Advertising
5 2 (2.15%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) iGaming
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Publishing
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.35%) Web Services
2 17 (18.28%) HTML
3 9 (9.68%) CSS
4 6 (6.45%) XML
5 4 (4.30%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.30%) SOAP
6 3 (3.23%) Ajax
6 3 (3.23%) Apache CXF
6 3 (3.23%) REST
7 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.15%) HTML5
7 2 (2.15%) JMS
7 2 (2.15%) RESTful
8 1 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.08%) Guice
8 1 (1.08%) JSON
8 1 (1.08%) ODBC
8 1 (1.08%) Spring
8 1 (1.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (9.68%) iPad
1 9 (9.68%) iPhone
2 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Fintech
4 2 (2.15%) Statistics
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Online Games
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) Android
3 4 (4.30%) Windows
4 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.23%) Unix
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.48%) BDD
3 27 (29.03%) Regression Testing
4 23 (24.73%) TDD
5 21 (22.58%) Performance Testing
6 20 (21.51%) Manual Testing
6 20 (21.51%) Test Scripting
7 18 (19.35%) Automated Testing
7 18 (19.35%) Defect Management
8 17 (18.28%) Scrum
9 16 (17.20%) Test Strategy
10 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
12 12 (12.90%) API Testing
13 11 (11.83%) Software Testing
13 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
14 10 (10.75%) Open Source
14 10 (10.75%) Server Monitoring
14 10 (10.75%) Workflow
15 9 (9.68%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.09%) Java
2 18 (19.35%) Ruby
3 17 (18.28%) SQL
4 11 (11.83%) Python
5 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.60%) C#
7 4 (4.30%) Groovy
8 3 (3.23%) PHP
8 3 (3.23%) Scala
9 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.15%) Perl
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) ISEB
2 12 (12.90%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.30%) Degree
4 3 (3.23%) CEH
4 3 (3.23%) CISSP
5 2 (2.15%) CISA
5 2 (2.15%) CISM
5 2 (2.15%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.15%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.15%) OSCE
5 2 (2.15%) OSCP
5 2 (2.15%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (1.08%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.08%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (1.08%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (1.08%) CRISC
6 1 (1.08%) GPEN
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (41.94%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Docker
1 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Ansible
3 1 (1.08%) Grafana
3 1 (1.08%) Graphite
3 1 (1.08%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.08%) Nagios
3 1 (1.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (10.75%) HP
2 4 (4.30%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) Tableau
4 2 (2.15%) Borland
4 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Charles River
5 1 (1.08%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.08%) Samsung
5 1 (1.08%) WorldPay
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