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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 34 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.67% 2.11% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 2.20% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £62,500 £76,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.03% +38.63%
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 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
141 182 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 94.00% 95.79% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 109 124 195
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £43,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £90,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) RAD
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP