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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
London / City of London
Rank 176 197 255
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 47 60 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.93% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.97% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 58
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,150 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
4856 6188 9805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.95% 95.79% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4418 5546 8579
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
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 January 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 January 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 52 (51.49%) QA
2 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (43.56%) Selenium
4 37 (36.63%) SQL
5 35 (34.65%) Finance
6 33 (32.67%) Cucumber
7 32 (31.68%) BDD
8 28 (27.72%) Defect Management
9 27 (26.73%) HTTP
10 26 (25.74%) Test Automation
11 25 (24.75%) TDD
11 25 (24.75%) Software Testing
12 24 (23.76%) Ruby
12 24 (23.76%) Java
13 23 (22.77%) WebDriver
14 22 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (21.78%) HTML
15 21 (20.79%) XML
15 21 (20.79%) Relational Database
16 20 (19.80%) Test Management
16 20 (19.80%) Regression Testing
16 20 (19.80%) JIRA
17 19 (18.81%) Automated Testing
17 19 (18.81%) ISEB
17 19 (18.81%) Linux
17 19 (18.81%) Capybara
18 18 (17.82%) Oracle
19 17 (16.83%) SOAP
19 17 (16.83%) Web Testing
20 16 (15.84%) Android

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 (8.91%) Confluence
2 6 (5.94%) CMS
3 5 (4.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.95%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.98%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Office
1 9 (8.91%) MS Project
1 9 (8.91%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.73%) HTTP
2 9 (8.91%) HTTPS
3 6 (5.94%) SSL
4 3 (2.97%) Internet
5 2 (1.98%) SSH
5 2 (1.98%) Wireless
6 1 (0.99%) Intranet
6 1 (0.99%) Wideband
6 1 (0.99%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.95%) Big Data
5 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.97%) Power BI
6 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (43.56%) Selenium
2 33 (32.67%) Cucumber
3 23 (22.77%) WebDriver
4 20 (19.80%) JIRA
5 19 (18.81%) Capybara
6 15 (14.85%) Git (software)
7 13 (12.87%) Jenkins
7 13 (12.87%) SoapUI
7 13 (12.87%) WATIR
8 9 (8.91%) Redmine
9 8 (7.92%) JMeter
10 6 (5.94%) JUnit
11 5 (4.95%) Hudson
11 5 (4.95%) LoadRunner
11 5 (4.95%) SilkPerformer
11 5 (4.95%) SilkTest
12 4 (3.96%) HP UFT
13 3 (2.97%) FitNesse
13 3 (2.97%) NUnit
13 3 (2.97%) TestNG
General
1 35 (34.65%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Law
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Legal
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Front Office
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) iGaming
5 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) HTML
2 21 (20.79%) XML
3 17 (16.83%) SOAP
4 10 (9.90%) CSS
5 6 (5.94%) Ajax
5 6 (5.94%) REST
6 4 (3.96%) Web Services
7 3 (2.97%) .NET
7 3 (2.97%) RESTful
8 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.98%) HTML5
8 2 (1.98%) J2EE
8 2 (1.98%) JMS
8 2 (1.98%) JNI
9 1 (0.99%) Guice
9 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.91%) iPad
2 9 (8.91%) iPhone
3 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.98%) Statistics
4 2 (1.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.99%) CESG
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Fintech
5 1 (0.99%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Linux
2 16 (15.84%) Android
3 9 (8.91%) Windows
4 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.97%) Unix
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.68%) BDD
3 28 (27.72%) Defect Management
4 26 (25.74%) Test Automation
5 25 (24.75%) Software Testing
5 25 (24.75%) TDD
6 22 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (19.80%) Regression Testing
7 20 (19.80%) Test Management
8 19 (18.81%) Automated Testing
9 17 (16.83%) Web Testing
10 16 (15.84%) Manual Testing
10 16 (15.84%) Waterfall
11 14 (13.86%) Automation Testing
11 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (13.86%) QA Automation
12 13 (12.87%) Analytics
12 13 (12.87%) Performance Testing
13 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
14 11 (10.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.63%) SQL
2 24 (23.76%) Java
2 24 (23.76%) Ruby
3 10 (9.90%) C#
4 6 (5.94%) Python
5 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.97%) PHP
7 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.98%) C
7 2 (1.98%) C++
7 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.98%) Perl
7 2 (1.98%) Scala
7 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.99%) Groovy
8 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) ISEB
2 13 (12.87%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) CHECK Team Leader
4 5 (4.95%) CREST Certified
5 4 (3.96%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (2.97%) OSCP
7 2 (1.98%) CEH
7 2 (1.98%) CISA
7 2 (1.98%) CISSP
7 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.99%) CISM
8 1 (0.99%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (0.99%) Degree
8 1 (0.99%) GIAC
8 1 (0.99%) GPEN
8 1 (0.99%) SANS
8 1 (0.99%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (51.49%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Docker
2 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.96%) Puppet
3 2 (1.98%) Ansible
3 2 (1.98%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.98%) Rancher
4 1 (0.99%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) HP
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) Siebel
3 9 (8.91%) Sun
4 7 (6.93%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.95%) Borland
5 5 (4.95%) Sitecore
5 5 (4.95%) Tableau
6 2 (1.98%) Clearswift
6 2 (1.98%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.98%) TOWER Software
6 2 (1.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) Charles River
7 1 (0.99%) Hyperion
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