The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Docklands, 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 29 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.58% 1.39% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 1.52% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £50,000 £72,500 £66,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +9.02%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
145 132 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 93.55% 91.67% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 96 114 161
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Tester
Salary Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Docklands, London region.

Tester Salary Trend in Docklands, London

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) JBehave
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) ATDD
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) WebLOAD
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) ION Trading
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebLOAD
2 3 (60.00%) JBehave
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) ATDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) RAD
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) ION Trading
3 1 (20.00%) HP