The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
UK / England
Rank 252 257 266
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1033 1160 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.31% 1.25% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.30% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 888 1037 1029
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75994 89200 93687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.42% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63619 75641 78452
Median salary £47,250 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.71% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Tester Salary Trend in England

Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in England

Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 340 £50,000 - 61
South East +40 185 £35,500 +0.70% 128
North West -25 117 £40,000 +6.66% 68
Yorkshire +1 110 £40,000 +14.28% 51
East of England +33 99 £35,000 - 55
West Midlands -11 68 £38,500 +10.00% 53
South West +9 58 £37,500 +7.14% 62
East Midlands +14 45 £35,000 -13.58% 32
North East +1 9 £27,500 -10.56% 14
Midlands +16 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1140 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 927 (42.33%) QA
3 892 (40.73%) Selenium
4 580 (26.48%) Java
5 494 (22.56%) SQL
6 482 (22.01%) C#
6 482 (22.01%) Test Automation
7 480 (21.92%) Test Scripting
8 471 (21.51%) Automated Testing
9 468 (21.37%) Software Testing
10 444 (20.27%) Finance
11 422 (19.27%) Cucumber
12 416 (19.00%) BDD
13 400 (18.26%) Scrum
14 373 (17.03%) ISEB
15 357 (16.30%) Manual Testing
16 355 (16.21%) Windows
16 355 (16.21%) Automation Testing
17 326 (14.89%) WebDriver
18 316 (14.43%) JIRA
19 300 (13.70%) Regression Testing
20 299 (13.65%) TDD
21 287 (13.11%) ISTQB
22 283 (12.92%) Degree
23 274 (12.51%) Python
24 252 (11.51%) Linux
25 237 (10.82%) .NET
26 235 (10.73%) Ruby
27 232 (10.59%) Functional Testing
28 222 (10.14%) SDLC

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 38 (1.74%) Confluence
2 35 (1.60%) CMS
3 16 (0.73%) IIS
4 10 (0.46%) Umbraco
5 8 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.32%) Apache
6 7 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.18%) IBM Domino
9 4 (0.18%) JBoss
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.14%) SAS
10 3 (0.14%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.14%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.046%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 112 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.10%) MS Office
3 16 (0.73%) MS Project
3 16 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.046%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.046%) NUKE
4 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.41%) Sonata
3 7 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (0.23%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.14%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.091%) CSG Singleview
6 2 (0.091%) Global One
6 2 (0.091%) MultiFonds
7 1 (0.046%) Magento
7 1 (0.046%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.046%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.046%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.046%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.046%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.33%) SaaS
2 45 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.96%) GitHub
4 30 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.091%) Google Play
7 1 (0.046%) Heroku
7 1 (0.046%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (4.66%) HTTP
2 58 (2.65%) Wireless
3 46 (2.10%) Internet
4 40 (1.83%) Firewall
5 36 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 33 (1.51%) Network Security
7 21 (0.96%) HTTPS
7 21 (0.96%) Wireless Security
8 17 (0.78%) SMTP
9 14 (0.64%) SSH
10 12 (0.55%) Broadband
10 12 (0.55%) LTE
11 9 (0.41%) DNS
12 8 (0.37%) Wireshark
13 7 (0.32%) VPN
14 6 (0.27%) SSL
14 6 (0.27%) VoIP
15 5 (0.23%) LAN
16 4 (0.18%) SAN
16 4 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 98 (4.47%) Relational Database
3 83 (3.79%) MySQL
4 44 (2.01%) NoSQL
5 42 (1.92%) Big Data
6 24 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (1.05%) HBase
8 22 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 20 (0.91%) MongoDB
10 16 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (0.59%) Redis
12 10 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.32%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.32%) SAP BW
15 5 (0.23%) Power BI
15 5 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 892 (40.73%) Selenium
2 422 (19.27%) Cucumber
3 326 (14.89%) WebDriver
4 316 (14.43%) JIRA
5 166 (7.58%) JMeter
6 159 (7.26%) SpecFlow
7 158 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 151 (6.89%) SoapUI
9 150 (6.85%) Jenkins
10 116 (5.30%) Git (software)
11 102 (4.66%) JUnit
12 98 (4.47%) HP UFT
13 69 (3.15%) LoadRunner
14 55 (2.51%) Visual Studio
15 45 (2.05%) Protractor
16 42 (1.92%) Metasploit
17 40 (1.83%) Appium
17 40 (1.83%) Capybara
17 40 (1.83%) Ranorex
18 39 (1.78%) NUnit
General
1 444 (20.27%) Finance
2 94 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 73 (3.33%) Retail
4 65 (2.97%) Banking
5 51 (2.33%) Games
6 42 (1.92%) Marketing
7 30 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.28%) Publishing
9 24 (1.10%) Legal
10 22 (1.00%) Automotive
10 22 (1.00%) Investment Banking
11 21 (0.96%) Electronics
12 18 (0.82%) Advertising
13 14 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.59%) Law
15 10 (0.46%) Front Office
16 7 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.27%) Back Office
18 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.091%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (10.82%) .NET
2 166 (7.58%) Web Services
3 134 (6.12%) Gherkin
4 132 (6.03%) HTML
5 127 (5.80%) XML
6 125 (5.71%) SOAP
7 86 (3.93%) RESTful
8 82 (3.74%) REST
9 69 (3.15%) ASP.NET
10 61 (2.79%) CSS
11 32 (1.46%) JSON
12 30 (1.37%) .NET Framework
13 27 (1.23%) Ajax
14 22 (1.00%) AngularJS
15 21 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
16 20 (0.91%) HTML5
17 16 (0.73%) Node.js
17 16 (0.73%) React
18 15 (0.68%) jQuery
19 13 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 163 (7.44%) Mobile App
2 140 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (4.34%) Computer Science
4 61 (2.79%) Fintech
5 42 (1.92%) User Experience
6 40 (1.83%) CESG
6 40 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 37 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 28 (1.28%) iPad
10 24 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 22 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
12 18 (0.82%) Online Games
13 16 (0.73%) Virtual Team
14 13 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (0.55%) Blog
15 12 (0.55%) Fixed Income
15 12 (0.55%) iPhone
16 10 (0.46%) Digital Media
16 10 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 355 (16.21%) Windows
2 252 (11.51%) Linux
3 170 (7.76%) Unix
4 78 (3.56%) Android
5 62 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 37 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 18 (0.82%) Kali Linux
9 13 (0.59%) VxWorks
10 9 (0.41%) Solaris
11 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 7 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.18%) AIX
14 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.046%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1140 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (22.01%) Test Automation
3 480 (21.92%) Test Scripting
4 471 (21.51%) Automated Testing
5 468 (21.37%) Software Testing
6 416 (19.00%) BDD
7 400 (18.26%) Scrum
8 357 (16.30%) Manual Testing
9 355 (16.21%) Automation Testing
10 300 (13.70%) Regression Testing
11 299 (13.65%) TDD
12 232 (10.59%) Functional Testing
13 222 (10.14%) SDLC
14 221 (10.09%) Penetration Testing
15 219 (10.00%) Performance Testing
16 190 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
17 171 (7.81%) E-Commerce
17 171 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 149 (6.80%) Defect Management
19 143 (6.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 580 (26.48%) Java
2 494 (22.56%) SQL
3 482 (22.01%) C#
4 274 (12.51%) Python
5 235 (10.73%) Ruby
6 214 (9.77%) JavaScript
7 149 (6.80%) C++
8 107 (4.89%) C
9 105 (4.79%) Perl
10 83 (3.79%) PHP
11 52 (2.37%) Bash Shell
12 39 (1.78%) Groovy
13 32 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.00%) VB
15 20 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 18 (0.82%) PowerShell
16 18 (0.82%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.78%) T-SQL
18 16 (0.73%) VBScript
19 13 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 373 (17.03%) ISEB
2 287 (13.11%) ISTQB
3 283 (12.92%) Degree
4 158 (7.21%) CREST Certified
5 125 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 123 (5.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 101 (4.61%) OSCP
8 83 (3.79%) SC Cleared
9 75 (3.42%) CEH
10 66 (3.01%) CHECK Team Leader
10 66 (3.01%) CHECK Team Member
11 40 (1.83%) GPEN
12 34 (1.55%) GIAC
12 34 (1.55%) Tigerscheme
13 32 (1.46%) DV Cleared
14 25 (1.14%) CISSP
15 22 (1.00%) SANS
16 19 (0.87%) OSCE
17 14 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 14 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 927 (42.33%) QA
2 82 (3.74%) SDET
3 20 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.14%) SEPA
7 2 (0.091%) SLA
7 2 (0.091%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (0.96%) Docker
2 20 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.37%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.046%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 86 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
2 68 (3.11%) Nessus
3 48 (2.19%) Nmap
4 30 (1.37%) Puppet
5 25 (1.14%) OpenVAS
6 15 (0.68%) Grafana
7 13 (0.59%) StatsD
8 9 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
8 9 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.32%) Perfmon
10 6 (0.27%) Ansible
10 6 (0.27%) Rancher
11 5 (0.23%) logstash
11 5 (0.23%) SCCM
12 4 (0.18%) Core Impact
12 4 (0.18%) HP Fortify
13 3 (0.14%) SCOM
14 2 (0.091%) Graphite
14 2 (0.091%) Nagios
14 2 (0.091%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 218 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 92 (4.20%) Oracle
3 81 (3.70%) HP
4 51 (2.33%) SAP
5 28 (1.28%) Qualys
6 24 (1.10%) VMware
7 22 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 22 (1.00%) IBM
8 18 (0.82%) Google
9 16 (0.73%) Siebel
9 16 (0.73%) Sun
10 15 (0.68%) Splunk
11 13 (0.59%) Coverity
12 12 (0.55%) TOWER Software
13 7 (0.32%) AppDynamics
14 6 (0.27%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.23%) Borland
15 5 (0.23%) Citrix
15 5 (0.23%) Tableau
16 4 (0.18%) ServiceNow
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: competitive Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, and more!
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, flexi-time etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £27k - 30k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £87,000 per annum plus benefits and car allowence
Posted: 7 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday