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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
UK / England
Rank 242 253 264
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1061 1232 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.35% 1.31% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.36% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 918 1108 1064
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £26,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
75792 90914 94848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.49% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63313 77082 79102
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -1 325 £50,000 - 50
South East +55 225 £35,000 -6.66% 127
Yorkshire -16 115 £40,000 +14.28% 54
North West -29 115 £38,500 +4.05% 65
East of England +10 88 £35,000 - 50
West Midlands +18 76 £37,000 -1.33% 53
South West +43 73 £40,000 +8.10% 64
East Midlands +6 37 £36,000 +2.85% 36
North East +2 10 £35,000 +16.66% 14
Midlands +13 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1165 (53.44%) Agile Software Development
2 942 (43.21%) QA
3 935 (42.89%) Selenium
4 625 (28.67%) Java
5 520 (23.85%) C#
6 511 (23.44%) Test Automation
7 479 (21.97%) Test Scripting
8 465 (21.33%) SQL
9 463 (21.24%) Software Testing
10 462 (21.19%) Automated Testing
11 457 (20.96%) Cucumber
12 442 (20.28%) Finance
13 440 (20.18%) BDD
14 372 (17.06%) WebDriver
15 366 (16.79%) Scrum
16 362 (16.61%) Automation Testing
17 347 (15.92%) ISEB
18 325 (14.91%) Windows
19 324 (14.86%) Manual Testing
20 315 (14.45%) TDD
21 298 (13.67%) JIRA
22 294 (13.49%) Regression Testing
23 289 (13.26%) ISTQB
24 279 (12.80%) Python
25 277 (12.71%) Degree
26 240 (11.01%) Ruby
27 239 (10.96%) Functional Testing
28 224 (10.28%) SDLC
29 220 (10.09%) .NET
30 219 (10.05%) Linux

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 43 (1.97%) Confluence
2 24 (1.10%) CMS
3 18 (0.83%) IIS
4 9 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (0.41%) Umbraco
5 8 (0.37%) Apache
5 8 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.18%) JBoss
7 4 (0.18%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.18%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (0.14%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.14%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.14%) SAS
8 3 (0.14%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.046%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 108 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.34%) MS Office
3 17 (0.78%) MS Project
4 16 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.046%) NUKE
6 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.46%) Sonata
3 8 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (0.23%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Misys Midas
8 2 (0.092%) Global One
9 1 (0.046%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.046%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.046%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.046%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.046%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.48%) SaaS
2 53 (2.43%) GitHub
3 42 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.046%) Heroku
7 1 (0.046%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (4.82%) HTTP
2 47 (2.16%) Wireless
3 36 (1.65%) Internet
4 34 (1.56%) Firewall
5 29 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 26 (1.19%) Network Security
7 20 (0.92%) Wireless Security
8 15 (0.69%) HTTPS
9 13 (0.60%) SMTP
10 12 (0.55%) Broadband
10 12 (0.55%) LTE
10 12 (0.55%) SSH
11 7 (0.32%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.28%) SSL
12 6 (0.28%) VoIP
13 5 (0.23%) VPN
14 3 (0.14%) DNS
14 3 (0.14%) Intranet
14 3 (0.14%) LAN
14 3 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 99 (4.54%) Relational Database
3 82 (3.76%) MySQL
4 46 (2.11%) Big Data
4 46 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 28 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (1.15%) HBase
7 23 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 16 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (0.60%) Redis
11 9 (0.41%) SAP BW
11 9 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 935 (42.89%) Selenium
2 457 (20.96%) Cucumber
3 372 (17.06%) WebDriver
4 298 (13.67%) JIRA
5 162 (7.43%) JMeter
6 159 (7.29%) SpecFlow
7 158 (7.25%) SoapUI
8 152 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 150 (6.88%) Jenkins
10 112 (5.14%) Git (software)
11 107 (4.91%) JUnit
12 95 (4.36%) HP UFT
13 65 (2.98%) LoadRunner
14 55 (2.52%) Visual Studio
15 48 (2.20%) Appium
15 48 (2.20%) Calabash
16 43 (1.97%) Capybara
16 43 (1.97%) Protractor
17 41 (1.88%) Ranorex
18 36 (1.65%) Metasploit
General
1 442 (20.28%) Finance
2 84 (3.85%) Retail
3 81 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 63 (2.89%) Banking
5 46 (2.11%) Games
6 38 (1.74%) Marketing
7 27 (1.24%) Legal
8 26 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.15%) Publishing
10 22 (1.01%) Automotive
11 20 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.87%) Electronics
13 17 (0.78%) Advertising
14 14 (0.64%) Law
15 10 (0.46%) Front Office
16 8 (0.37%) Back Office
17 7 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
19 3 (0.14%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (10.09%) .NET
2 182 (8.35%) Web Services
3 149 (6.83%) Gherkin
4 123 (5.64%) XML
5 119 (5.46%) SOAP
6 117 (5.37%) HTML
7 86 (3.94%) RESTful
8 81 (3.72%) REST
9 62 (2.84%) CSS
10 58 (2.66%) ASP.NET
11 37 (1.70%) JSON
12 24 (1.10%) AngularJS
12 24 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
13 23 (1.06%) HTML5
14 22 (1.01%) .NET Framework
15 21 (0.96%) Ajax
16 16 (0.73%) jQuery
17 13 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
17 13 (0.60%) JSON-LD
17 13 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 144 (6.61%) Mobile App
2 130 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.22%) Computer Science
4 66 (3.03%) Fintech
5 45 (2.06%) User Experience
6 37 (1.70%) Client/Server
6 37 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 31 (1.42%) CESG
9 30 (1.38%) iPad
10 25 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
11 21 (0.96%) Driving Licence
12 18 (0.83%) Virtual Team
13 16 (0.73%) Online Games
14 12 (0.55%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.55%) iPhone
15 11 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
17 8 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 325 (14.91%) Windows
2 219 (10.05%) Linux
3 175 (8.03%) Unix
4 78 (3.58%) Android
5 61 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.51%) Mac OS X
7 32 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 17 (0.78%) Kali Linux
10 13 (0.60%) VxWorks
11 10 (0.46%) Windows Vista
12 9 (0.41%) Solaris
13 7 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.092%) AIX
17 1 (0.046%) Debian
17 1 (0.046%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1165 (53.44%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (23.44%) Test Automation
3 479 (21.97%) Test Scripting
4 463 (21.24%) Software Testing
5 462 (21.19%) Automated Testing
6 440 (20.18%) BDD
7 366 (16.79%) Scrum
8 362 (16.61%) Automation Testing
9 324 (14.86%) Manual Testing
10 315 (14.45%) TDD
11 294 (13.49%) Regression Testing
12 239 (10.96%) Functional Testing
13 224 (10.28%) SDLC
14 210 (9.63%) Performance Testing
15 192 (8.81%) E-Commerce
16 190 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
17 189 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
18 165 (7.57%) User Acceptance Testing
19 143 (6.56%) Test Strategy
20 130 (5.96%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 625 (28.67%) Java
2 520 (23.85%) C#
3 465 (21.33%) SQL
4 279 (12.80%) Python
5 240 (11.01%) Ruby
6 210 (9.63%) JavaScript
7 128 (5.87%) C++
8 95 (4.36%) C
9 91 (4.17%) Perl
10 66 (3.03%) PHP
11 51 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 40 (1.83%) Groovy
13 33 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 20 (0.92%) PL/SQL
14 20 (0.92%) VB
15 16 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.73%) VB.NET
16 15 (0.69%) VBScript
17 14 (0.64%) PowerShell
18 13 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 347 (15.92%) ISEB
2 289 (13.26%) ISTQB
3 277 (12.71%) Degree
4 121 (5.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 116 (5.32%) CREST Certified
6 112 (5.14%) Security Cleared
7 75 (3.44%) SC Cleared
8 71 (3.26%) OSCP
9 61 (2.80%) CEH
10 57 (2.61%) CHECK Team Leader
11 54 (2.48%) CHECK Team Member
12 25 (1.15%) DV Cleared
13 23 (1.06%) GPEN
14 22 (1.01%) Tigerscheme
15 19 (0.87%) CISSP
15 19 (0.87%) GIAC
16 15 (0.69%) SANS
17 14 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 13 (0.60%) OSCE
19 12 (0.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 942 (43.21%) QA
2 84 (3.85%) SDET
3 18 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.14%) SEPA
8 2 (0.092%) SLA
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.046%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (1.06%) Docker
2 14 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.37%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.046%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 77 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
2 62 (2.84%) Nessus
3 43 (1.97%) Nmap
4 31 (1.42%) Puppet
5 22 (1.01%) OpenVAS
6 14 (0.64%) Grafana
7 13 (0.60%) StatsD
8 10 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (0.28%) Ansible
10 6 (0.28%) Perfmon
10 6 (0.28%) Rancher
11 5 (0.23%) logstash
12 4 (0.18%) Core Impact
12 4 (0.18%) Nexpose
12 4 (0.18%) SCCM
13 2 (0.092%) HP Fortify
14 1 (0.046%) Graphite
14 1 (0.046%) Kubernetes
14 1 (0.046%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 219 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 96 (4.40%) Oracle
3 77 (3.53%) HP
4 51 (2.34%) SAP
5 27 (1.24%) Qualys
6 19 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 19 (0.87%) VMware
7 18 (0.83%) IBM
8 16 (0.73%) Siebel
8 16 (0.73%) Sun
9 15 (0.69%) Splunk
10 13 (0.60%) TOWER Software
11 12 (0.55%) Google
12 10 (0.46%) Coverity
13 7 (0.32%) AppDynamics
13 7 (0.32%) Tableau
14 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.28%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.28%) Telerik
15 5 (0.23%) Citrix
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + benefits, flexible hours
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum including benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
Posted: 18 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £35k
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, shares +
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 36k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: Yesterday