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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 575 607 631
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 57 69 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54 66 56
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Software Tester
England

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
38599 42581 47644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.74% 95.77% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33503 35938 39808
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 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
City of London +59 8 £45,000 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +11 2 £34,250 +52.22%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 68 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (50.94%) QA
3 44 (41.51%) Software Testing
4 41 (38.68%) Automated Testing
5 40 (37.74%) Selenium
6 36 (33.96%) Finance
7 32 (30.19%) C#
8 29 (27.36%) SQL
9 28 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (25.47%) Test Automation
11 26 (24.53%) Scrum
12 25 (23.58%) Degree
12 25 (23.58%) Manual Testing
12 25 (23.58%) Cucumber
13 24 (22.64%) Software Engineering
14 23 (21.70%) Java
14 23 (21.70%) Automation Testing
15 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
16 21 (19.81%) ISTQB
16 21 (19.81%) TDD
16 21 (19.81%) Test Scripting
16 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (16.98%) Ruby
18 17 (16.04%) Workflow
18 17 (16.04%) HTML
18 17 (16.04%) BDD
18 17 (16.04%) Open Source
19 16 (15.09%) WebDriver
19 16 (15.09%) .NET
20 15 (14.15%) ISEB

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 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.77%) Confluence
3 2 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) HTTP
1 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (37.74%) Selenium
2 25 (23.58%) Cucumber
3 16 (15.09%) WebDriver
4 11 (10.38%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.38%) Jenkins
4 11 (10.38%) JIRA
5 10 (9.43%) Jasmine
5 10 (9.43%) RSpec
6 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (6.60%) JMeter
7 7 (6.60%) JUnit
7 7 (6.60%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.72%) HP UFT
8 5 (4.72%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.89%) Appium
9 2 (1.89%) Burp Suite
9 2 (1.89%) Calabash
9 2 (1.89%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (33.96%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Publishing
2 3 (2.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Front Office
3 2 (1.89%) Games
3 2 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.04%) HTML
2 16 (15.09%) .NET
3 6 (5.66%) CSS
3 6 (5.66%) jQuery
4 5 (4.72%) REST
5 4 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.77%) WebSockets
6 3 (2.83%) SOAP
6 3 (2.83%) XML
7 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.94%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.94%) J2EE
7 1 (0.94%) Java EE
7 1 (0.94%) RESTful
7 1 (0.94%) WCF
7 1 (0.94%) WinForms
7 1 (0.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.77%) Social Media
5 3 (2.83%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.94%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Unix
2 8 (7.55%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Android
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.51%) Software Testing
3 41 (38.68%) Automated Testing
4 27 (25.47%) Test Automation
5 26 (24.53%) Scrum
6 25 (23.58%) Manual Testing
7 24 (22.64%) Software Engineering
8 23 (21.70%) Automation Testing
9 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (19.81%) TDD
9 21 (19.81%) Test Scripting
10 17 (16.04%) BDD
10 17 (16.04%) Open Source
10 17 (16.04%) Workflow
11 14 (13.21%) Pair Programming
12 13 (12.26%) Logistics
13 11 (10.38%) Performance Testing
14 10 (9.43%) Business Analysis
14 10 (9.43%) Software Delivery
14 10 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.19%) C#
2 29 (27.36%) SQL
3 23 (21.70%) Java
4 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 18 (16.98%) Ruby
6 8 (7.55%) Python
7 5 (4.72%) VB
8 4 (3.77%) COBOL
8 4 (3.77%) VB6
9 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.89%) VBScript
11 1 (0.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Degree
2 21 (19.81%) ISTQB
3 15 (14.15%) ISEB
4 6 (5.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (50.94%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) Google
4 4 (3.77%) Splunk
5 1 (0.94%) Cognos
5 1 (0.94%) IBM
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