The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
England / London
Rank 559 594 608
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 31 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 53
Median salary £45,000 £31,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £54,250 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
32377 39014 40066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 96.15% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27430 33625 33882
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in London

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in London

Software Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 20 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
Wembley - 2 £30,000 -
City of London +31 1 £22,000 -15.38% 1
Wimbledon +9 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Software 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 London region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 36 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (70.83%) QA
3 23 (47.92%) Scrum
4 20 (41.67%) Selenium
5 17 (35.42%) Automated Testing
6 16 (33.33%) BDD
6 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 15 (31.25%) Degree
7 15 (31.25%) Regression Testing
7 15 (31.25%) Windows
8 14 (29.17%) Cucumber
9 13 (27.08%) WebDriver
9 13 (27.08%) C#
10 12 (25.00%) Java
10 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (22.92%) Kanban
11 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
11 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
12 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
12 10 (20.83%) Groovy
12 10 (20.83%) JIRA
12 10 (20.83%) SQL
13 9 (18.75%) Finance
13 9 (18.75%) TDD
14 8 (16.67%) Confluence
14 8 (16.67%) Banking
14 8 (16.67%) SOAP
14 8 (16.67%) ISEB
14 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (14.58%) Functional Testing

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 8 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) Multicast
1 1 (2.08%) RTSP
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Selenium
2 14 (29.17%) Cucumber
3 13 (27.08%) WebDriver
4 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
5 10 (20.83%) JIRA
6 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 5 (10.42%) FishEye
7 5 (10.42%) FitNesse
7 5 (10.42%) Geb
7 5 (10.42%) Hudson
7 5 (10.42%) IntelliJ
7 5 (10.42%) JUnit
7 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
7 5 (10.42%) TestRail
8 4 (8.33%) Appium
8 4 (8.33%) Gatling
8 4 (8.33%) Spock
8 4 (8.33%) TestLink
9 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Front Office
4 2 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) SOAP
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) REST
3 3 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) Ext JS
5 1 (2.08%) RESTful
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Fintech
3 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.33%) Online Games
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) Blog
6 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.08%) iPad
6 1 (2.08%) Life Science
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Android
3 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Scrum
3 17 (35.42%) Automated Testing
4 16 (33.33%) BDD
4 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 15 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.92%) Kanban
7 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
8 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
9 9 (18.75%) TDD
10 7 (14.58%) Functional Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.50%) API Testing
11 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Stress Testing
12 5 (10.42%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) C#
2 12 (25.00%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) Groovy
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 5 (10.42%) PHP
4 5 (10.42%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (70.83%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.08%) HP
2 1 (2.08%) hybris
2 1 (2.08%) Sencha
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £62,000 DOE plus an attractive pension, bonus and monetary benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus ,shares,Pension,health
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