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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 237 239 256
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1233 1398 1298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.37% 1.38% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.44% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1249 1097
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,950
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
Tester
UK

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
86678 97318 103001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73134 81865 84100
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 397 £50,000 - 76
South East +26 257 £40,000 +8.84% 134
North West -3 143 £33,000 -5.71% 63
West Midlands +2 111 £32,500 +4.83% 52
East of England +18 95 £32,500 -13.33% 62
Yorkshire -17 84 £38,000 +8.57% 43
South West -26 80 £35,750 +2.14% 58
East Midlands -22 43 £36,500 -2.01% 36
North East +6 10 £31,635 +5.45% 15
Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 1200 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1179 (45.38%) QA
3 954 (36.72%) Selenium
4 688 (26.48%) Java
5 657 (25.29%) SQL
6 599 (23.06%) Test Scripting
7 577 (22.21%) Software Testing
8 570 (21.94%) C#
9 544 (20.94%) ISEB
10 534 (20.55%) Automated Testing
11 525 (20.21%) Finance
12 513 (19.75%) Scrum
13 487 (18.75%) Test Automation
14 448 (17.24%) Manual Testing
15 425 (16.36%) ISTQB
16 410 (15.78%) Windows
17 404 (15.55%) Regression Testing
18 402 (15.47%) Automation Testing
19 381 (14.67%) Degree
20 369 (14.20%) BDD
21 360 (13.86%) JIRA
22 347 (13.36%) Penetration Testing
23 334 (12.86%) .NET
24 309 (11.89%) WebDriver
25 308 (11.86%) Linux
26 304 (11.70%) Microsoft
26 304 (11.70%) Performance Testing
27 303 (11.66%) Cucumber
27 303 (11.66%) JavaScript
28 288 (11.09%) Python

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 41 (1.58%) CMS
1 41 (1.58%) Confluence
2 22 (0.85%) IIS
3 14 (0.54%) MS Exchange
3 14 (0.54%) SharePoint
4 12 (0.46%) Skype for Business
5 11 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (0.38%) Apache
7 9 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.15%) JBoss
9 4 (0.15%) SAS
10 2 (0.077%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.077%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.077%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.077%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.038%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.038%) CICS
11 1 (0.038%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.038%) Xceptor
Applications
1 160 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.46%) MS Office
3 7 (0.27%) Maya
4 4 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.54%) Sonata
3 13 (0.50%) MultiFonds
4 11 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.42%) Misys Midas
5 7 (0.27%) CSG Singleview
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.077%) Global One
10 2 (0.077%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.077%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.077%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.038%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.23%) SaaS
3 26 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (0.81%) GitHub
5 5 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.077%) Google Play
8 1 (0.038%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.038%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.038%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.038%) Office 365
8 1 (0.038%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 102 (3.93%) Wireless
2 96 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 82 (3.16%) Firewall
4 74 (2.85%) Internet
5 62 (2.39%) HTTP
6 30 (1.15%) DNS
7 29 (1.12%) Wireless Security
8 26 (1.00%) HTTPS
8 26 (1.00%) LAN
8 26 (1.00%) WAN
9 23 (0.89%) SMTP
10 21 (0.81%) Network Security
11 19 (0.73%) VoIP
12 13 (0.50%) LTE
13 12 (0.46%) Broadband
14 11 (0.42%) SSH
14 11 (0.42%) Wireshark
15 9 (0.35%) NAS
16 7 (0.27%) SAN
17 6 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (7.70%) SQL Server
2 88 (3.39%) MySQL
3 53 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 37 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (1.15%) Big Data
6 26 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 14 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 12 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (0.42%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.38%) MS Access
12 10 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.27%) HBase
15 5 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (0.15%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
17 3 (0.12%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.12%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 954 (36.72%) Selenium
2 360 (13.86%) JIRA
3 309 (11.89%) WebDriver
4 303 (11.66%) Cucumber
5 239 (9.20%) JMeter
6 234 (9.01%) SoapUI
7 211 (8.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 160 (6.16%) Jenkins
8 160 (6.16%) SpecFlow
9 135 (5.20%) LoadRunner
10 129 (4.97%) HP UFT
11 125 (4.81%) Visual Studio
12 121 (4.66%) JUnit
13 113 (4.35%) Git (software)
14 96 (3.70%) NUnit
15 90 (3.46%) TestNG
16 65 (2.50%) Gatling
17 58 (2.23%) Burp Suite
17 58 (2.23%) Metasploit
18 42 (1.62%) Appium
General
1 525 (20.21%) Finance
2 156 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 99 (3.81%) Games
4 97 (3.73%) Banking
5 70 (2.69%) Retail
6 47 (1.81%) Marketing
7 46 (1.77%) Back Office
8 40 (1.54%) Publishing
9 32 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 26 (1.00%) Automotive
11 24 (0.92%) Legal
12 23 (0.89%) Electronics
13 16 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.50%) Advertising
14 13 (0.50%) Law
15 12 (0.46%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.38%) Billing
16 10 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.19%) Front Office
17 5 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (12.86%) .NET
2 246 (9.47%) HTML
3 209 (8.04%) Web Services
4 180 (6.93%) XML
5 117 (4.50%) SOAP
6 110 (4.23%) ASP.NET
7 101 (3.89%) CSS
8 95 (3.66%) Gherkin
9 63 (2.42%) REST
10 58 (2.23%) RESTful
11 55 (2.12%) Ajax
12 50 (1.92%) .NET Framework
13 39 (1.50%) JSON
14 31 (1.19%) Node.js
15 30 (1.15%) jQuery
16 28 (1.08%) HTML5
17 26 (1.00%) AngularJS
18 20 (0.77%) DOM
19 18 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (0.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 248 (9.55%) Mobile App
2 224 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 57 (2.19%) User Experience
5 54 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 44 (1.69%) Fintech
8 43 (1.66%) CESG
9 39 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 37 (1.42%) iPad
11 36 (1.39%) Online Games
12 30 (1.15%) Management Information System
13 25 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
14 17 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
15 16 (0.62%) Digital Media
15 16 (0.62%) Mathematics
15 16 (0.62%) Virtual Team
16 15 (0.58%) Driving Licence
17 14 (0.54%) N-Tier
17 14 (0.54%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 410 (15.78%) Windows
2 308 (11.86%) Linux
3 164 (6.31%) Unix
4 106 (4.08%) Android
5 94 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 56 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 33 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 19 (0.73%) Solaris
8 19 (0.73%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.58%) Kali Linux
10 13 (0.50%) VxWorks
11 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.35%) AIX
13 8 (0.31%) CentOS
14 7 (0.27%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.23%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.23%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.077%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1200 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 599 (23.06%) Test Scripting
3 577 (22.21%) Software Testing
4 534 (20.55%) Automated Testing
5 513 (19.75%) Scrum
6 487 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 448 (17.24%) Manual Testing
8 404 (15.55%) Regression Testing
9 402 (15.47%) Automation Testing
10 369 (14.20%) BDD
11 347 (13.36%) Penetration Testing
12 304 (11.70%) Performance Testing
13 286 (11.01%) TDD
14 277 (10.66%) Functional Testing
15 249 (9.58%) SDLC
16 232 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
17 223 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
18 214 (8.24%) Test Strategy
19 186 (7.16%) Defect Management
20 169 (6.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 688 (26.48%) Java
2 657 (25.29%) SQL
3 570 (21.94%) C#
4 303 (11.66%) JavaScript
5 288 (11.09%) Python
6 237 (9.12%) Ruby
7 203 (7.81%) C++
8 169 (6.51%) Perl
9 145 (5.58%) C
10 116 (4.46%) PHP
11 74 (2.85%) VB
12 64 (2.46%) Bash Shell
13 37 (1.42%) Groovy
14 33 (1.27%) VBScript
15 29 (1.12%) Scala
15 29 (1.12%) VB.NET
16 28 (1.08%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.04%) Shell Script
18 19 (0.73%) T-SQL
19 16 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 544 (20.94%) ISEB
2 425 (16.36%) ISTQB
3 381 (14.67%) Degree
4 234 (9.01%) CREST Certified
5 191 (7.35%) Security Cleared
6 169 (6.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 141 (5.43%) OSCP
8 108 (4.16%) CEH
8 108 (4.16%) SC Cleared
9 91 (3.50%) GPEN
10 76 (2.93%) GIAC
11 66 (2.54%) CISSP
12 64 (2.46%) DV Cleared
12 64 (2.46%) Tigerscheme
13 62 (2.39%) CHECK Team Member
14 61 (2.35%) CHECK Team Leader
15 35 (1.35%) SANS
16 24 (0.92%) CISM
17 22 (0.85%) CISA
18 20 (0.77%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1179 (45.38%) QA
2 49 (1.89%) SDET
3 19 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.35%) COBIT
5 9 (0.35%) Val IT
6 8 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.19%) WCAG
9 4 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.12%) Section 508
System Software
1 41 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.15%) Docker
7 2 (0.077%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 117 (4.50%) HP Quality Center
2 86 (3.31%) Nessus
3 73 (2.81%) Nmap
4 39 (1.50%) OpenVAS
5 29 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
6 12 (0.46%) HP Fortify
6 12 (0.46%) SCCM
6 12 (0.46%) SCOM
7 9 (0.35%) Puppet
8 8 (0.31%) Nagios
9 7 (0.27%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.19%) Grafana
10 5 (0.19%) Graphite
10 5 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.15%) Control-M
11 4 (0.15%) Nexpose
12 2 (0.077%) WebInspect
13 1 (0.038%) Ansible
13 1 (0.038%) Core Impact
13 1 (0.038%) Oozie
Vendors
1 304 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 124 (4.77%) HP
3 117 (4.50%) Oracle
4 44 (1.69%) VMware
5 41 (1.58%) Google
6 39 (1.50%) Qualys
7 35 (1.35%) SAP
8 25 (0.96%) Coverity
9 18 (0.69%) Red Hat
10 13 (0.50%) IBM
11 12 (0.46%) Telerik
12 9 (0.35%) Cisco
12 9 (0.35%) Citrix
12 9 (0.35%) Fortinet
12 9 (0.35%) Juniper
12 9 (0.35%) Nokia
13 8 (0.31%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.31%) Splunk
14 6 (0.23%) Dynatrace
14 6 (0.23%) hybris
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum excellent Benefits & Bonus package
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus,pension, health etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Training + Career Progression
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Amazing benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ripon, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Holidays, Pension and Discounts.
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford, Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago