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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 577 579 624
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 59 79 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 57
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
38177 42950 47461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 95.70% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33215 36341 39768
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 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 June 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 June 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 +57 9 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £34,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 72 (66.06%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (52.29%) QA
3 44 (40.37%) Software Testing
4 42 (38.53%) Selenium
5 36 (33.03%) Automated Testing
6 31 (28.44%) C#
6 31 (28.44%) Java
7 30 (27.52%) JavaScript
7 30 (27.52%) Finance
8 29 (26.61%) ISTQB
9 27 (24.77%) SQL
9 27 (24.77%) Cucumber
10 26 (23.85%) Degree
11 25 (22.94%) Scrum
12 24 (22.02%) Test Automation
12 24 (22.02%) Test Scripting
12 24 (22.02%) Automation Testing
12 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (19.27%) Open Source
13 21 (19.27%) HTML
14 20 (18.35%) .NET
14 20 (18.35%) TDD
14 20 (18.35%) Software Engineering
14 20 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (18.35%) Manual Testing
15 19 (17.43%) ISEB
16 18 (16.51%) Ruby
17 17 (15.60%) Performance Testing
17 17 (15.60%) WebDriver
18 16 (14.68%) SQL Server

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 4 (3.67%) Confluence
1 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) HTTP
1 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (38.53%) Selenium
2 27 (24.77%) Cucumber
3 17 (15.60%) WebDriver
4 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.09%) Jenkins
4 11 (10.09%) JIRA
4 11 (10.09%) JUnit
5 10 (9.17%) Jasmine
5 10 (9.17%) JMeter
5 10 (9.17%) RSpec
6 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.50%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.59%) Burp Suite
8 5 (4.59%) HP UFT
8 5 (4.59%) Protractor
9 4 (3.67%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.83%) Appium
10 2 (1.83%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.83%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Games
3 3 (2.75%) Publishing
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Front Office
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) HTML
2 20 (18.35%) .NET
3 11 (10.09%) CSS
3 11 (10.09%) jQuery
4 6 (5.50%) REST
5 5 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (4.59%) WebSockets
6 4 (3.67%) SOAP
7 3 (2.75%) XML
8 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.92%) HTML5
8 1 (0.92%) J2EE
8 1 (0.92%) Java EE
8 1 (0.92%) LAMP
8 1 (0.92%) Node.js
8 1 (0.92%) RESTful
8 1 (0.92%) Spring
8 1 (0.92%) WCF
8 1 (0.92%) WinForms
8 1 (0.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.59%) Online Games
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.67%) Social Media
5 3 (2.75%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.92%) iPad
6 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.84%) Unix
2 8 (7.34%) Windows
3 2 (1.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (66.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (40.37%) Software Testing
3 36 (33.03%) Automated Testing
4 25 (22.94%) Scrum
5 24 (22.02%) Automation Testing
5 24 (22.02%) Test Automation
5 24 (22.02%) Test Scripting
6 21 (19.27%) Open Source
7 20 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (18.35%) Manual Testing
7 20 (18.35%) Software Engineering
7 20 (18.35%) TDD
8 17 (15.60%) Performance Testing
9 14 (12.84%) BDD
9 14 (12.84%) Pair Programming
10 12 (11.01%) Workflow
11 10 (9.17%) Business Analysis
11 10 (9.17%) Logistics
11 10 (9.17%) Software Delivery
12 9 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) C#
1 31 (28.44%) Java
2 30 (27.52%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.77%) SQL
4 18 (16.51%) Ruby
5 7 (6.42%) Python
6 5 (4.59%) VB
7 4 (3.67%) COBOL
7 4 (3.67%) VB6
8 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.83%) VBScript
10 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) ISTQB
2 26 (23.85%) Degree
3 19 (17.43%) ISEB
4 10 (9.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (52.29%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle
3 10 (9.17%) Google
4 5 (4.59%) Splunk
5 1 (0.92%) Cognos
5 1 (0.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.92%) Samsung
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