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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 566 590 606
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 54 71 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 46 70 63
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -3.40%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,625 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -4.29%
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
37710 42519 46086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.63% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32780 35978 38665
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +62 9 £43,750 +16.66%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 77 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (55.37%) QA
3 54 (44.63%) Software Testing
4 43 (35.54%) Selenium
5 37 (30.58%) Java
6 33 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 33 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 32 (26.45%) JavaScript
8 31 (25.62%) ISTQB
8 31 (25.62%) Degree
9 30 (24.79%) C#
9 30 (24.79%) Finance
10 29 (23.97%) Scrum
11 28 (23.14%) Cucumber
12 26 (21.49%) Performance Testing
12 26 (21.49%) SQL
13 25 (20.66%) Automation Testing
13 25 (20.66%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (19.83%) Test Automation
14 24 (19.83%) .NET
15 22 (18.18%) HTML
15 22 (18.18%) ISEB
16 21 (17.36%) Open Source
17 20 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
17 20 (16.53%) TDD
18 19 (15.70%) Manual Testing
19 18 (14.88%) WebDriver
19 18 (14.88%) Ruby
20 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering

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 (3.31%) Confluence
1 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) HTTP
1 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (35.54%) Selenium
2 28 (23.14%) Cucumber
3 18 (14.88%) WebDriver
4 12 (9.92%) JUnit
5 11 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 11 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 11 (9.09%) JMeter
6 10 (8.26%) Jasmine
6 10 (8.26%) JIRA
6 10 (8.26%) RSpec
7 7 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.96%) Burp Suite
8 6 (4.96%) Protractor
8 6 (4.96%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.13%) HP UFT
10 4 (3.31%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.65%) Appium
11 2 (1.65%) Calabash
11 2 (1.65%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (24.79%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Games
3 3 (2.48%) Publishing
3 3 (2.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Front Office
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.83%) .NET
2 22 (18.18%) HTML
3 12 (9.92%) CSS
3 12 (9.92%) jQuery
4 6 (4.96%) REST
5 5 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (4.13%) WebSockets
6 4 (3.31%) SOAP
7 3 (2.48%) XML
8 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.83%) CSS3
8 1 (0.83%) HTML5
8 1 (0.83%) J2EE
8 1 (0.83%) LAMP
8 1 (0.83%) Node.js
8 1 (0.83%) Spring
8 1 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.83%) WCF
8 1 (0.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) Online Games
3 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.31%) Social Media
5 3 (2.48%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.65%) BBC
6 2 (1.65%) Blog
6 2 (1.65%) Life Science
6 2 (1.65%) New Media
7 1 (0.83%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Unix
2 8 (6.61%) Windows
3 3 (2.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (44.63%) Software Testing
3 33 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 33 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 29 (23.97%) Scrum
5 26 (21.49%) Performance Testing
6 25 (20.66%) Automation Testing
7 24 (19.83%) Test Automation
8 21 (17.36%) Open Source
9 20 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (16.53%) TDD
10 19 (15.70%) Manual Testing
11 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering
12 16 (13.22%) BDD
13 15 (12.40%) Business Development
14 14 (11.57%) CRM
14 14 (11.57%) Pair Programming
15 11 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
16 10 (8.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.58%) Java
2 32 (26.45%) JavaScript
3 30 (24.79%) C#
4 26 (21.49%) SQL
5 18 (14.88%) Ruby
6 6 (4.96%) Python
7 4 (3.31%) VB
8 3 (2.48%) COBOL
8 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.48%) VB6
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (25.62%) Degree
1 31 (25.62%) ISTQB
2 22 (18.18%) ISEB
3 11 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (55.37%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Puppet
2 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Oracle
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.09%) Google
4 5 (4.13%) Splunk
5 2 (1.65%) BT
5 2 (1.65%) HP
5 2 (1.65%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.83%) Cognos
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) Samsung
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