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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
England / London
Rank 568 595 586
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 22 47 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 59
Median salary £33,750 £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,875 £25,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,700 £52,250 £52,500
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
31924 39083 39674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.85% 96.16% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27082 33612 33758
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 £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £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 19 January 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 19 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
Wembley - 2 £30,000 -
Wimbledon +4 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (66.00%) QA
3 25 (50.00%) Scrum
4 23 (46.00%) Software Testing
5 17 (34.00%) BDD
6 16 (32.00%) Automated Testing
6 16 (32.00%) Selenium
7 15 (30.00%) Degree
8 14 (28.00%) Regression Testing
9 13 (26.00%) Windows
9 13 (26.00%) C#
9 13 (26.00%) Java
10 10 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 10 (20.00%) .NET
10 10 (20.00%) ISEB
10 10 (20.00%) Finance
10 10 (20.00%) JIRA
10 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (20.00%) Kanban
11 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
11 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 9 (18.00%) Functional Testing
12 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
12 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
12 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.00%) Banking
12 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Groovy
13 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting

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 7 (14.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) Multicast
1 1 (2.00%) RTSP
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Selenium
2 10 (20.00%) JIRA
3 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 4 (8.00%) FishEye
6 4 (8.00%) Geb
6 4 (8.00%) IntelliJ
6 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.00%) Spock
6 4 (8.00%) TestLink
6 4 (8.00%) TestRail
7 3 (6.00%) FitNesse
7 3 (6.00%) Hudson
7 3 (6.00%) JUnit
7 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Games
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
4 2 (4.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) SOAP
3 4 (8.00%) REST
4 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (2.00%) Ext JS
6 1 (2.00%) RESTful
6 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Blog
2 5 (10.00%) Fintech
2 5 (10.00%) Life Science
3 4 (8.00%) Online Games
4 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Unix
4 3 (6.00%) Android
4 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Scrum
3 23 (46.00%) Software Testing
4 17 (34.00%) BDD
5 16 (32.00%) Automated Testing
6 14 (28.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.00%) Kanban
8 9 (18.00%) Functional Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Agile Testing
10 7 (14.00%) TDD
10 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.00%) API Testing
11 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
12 5 (10.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) C#
1 13 (26.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) Groovy
4 6 (12.00%) PHP
5 3 (6.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 10 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (66.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.00%) HP
2 1 (2.00%) hybris
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) Sencha
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago