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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 587 598 604
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 37 70 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 69 53
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £21,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £49,600
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
36269 42190 43955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.80% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31416 35930 36568
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 September 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 September 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 +49 1 £40,000 +90.47%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 62 (64.58%) QA
2 59 (61.46%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 34 (35.42%) Java
5 31 (32.29%) Selenium
6 28 (29.17%) Test Scripting
7 27 (28.13%) Scrum
8 26 (27.08%) Degree
9 23 (23.96%) ISTQB
10 22 (22.92%) ISEB
11 21 (21.88%) JavaScript
12 20 (20.83%) Performance Testing
12 20 (20.83%) Automation Testing
13 19 (19.79%) WebDriver
13 19 (19.79%) .NET
14 18 (18.75%) C#
14 18 (18.75%) Automated Testing
14 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (16.67%) Finance
16 15 (15.63%) SQL
16 15 (15.63%) Business Development
16 15 (15.63%) Cucumber
16 15 (15.63%) BDD
17 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
18 13 (13.54%) HTML
18 13 (13.54%) Windows
18 13 (13.54%) CRM
19 12 (12.50%) JUnit
19 12 (12.50%) CSS
19 12 (12.50%) jQuery

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 6 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Maya
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Global One
1 1 (1.04%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (32.29%) Selenium
2 19 (19.79%) WebDriver
3 15 (15.63%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.50%) JUnit
5 11 (11.46%) JIRA
6 8 (8.33%) JMeter
7 6 (6.25%) Burp Suite
7 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.25%) Protractor
8 5 (5.21%) HP UFT
8 5 (5.21%) SpecFlow
8 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (4.17%) FishEye
9 4 (4.17%) Geb
9 4 (4.17%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.17%) Spock
9 4 (4.17%) TestLink
9 4 (4.17%) TestRail
10 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Games
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Front Office
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
3 2 (2.08%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.79%) .NET
2 13 (13.54%) HTML
3 12 (12.50%) CSS
3 12 (12.50%) jQuery
4 5 (5.21%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (5.21%) WebSockets
5 2 (2.08%) REST
5 2 (2.08%) XML
6 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.04%) CSS3
6 1 (1.04%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.04%) HTML5
6 1 (1.04%) LAMP
6 1 (1.04%) Node.js
6 1 (1.04%) RESTful
6 1 (1.04%) SOAP
6 1 (1.04%) Spring
6 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.46%) Online Games
3 6 (6.25%) Blog
3 6 (6.25%) Life Science
4 5 (5.21%) Fintech
5 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.17%) Social Media
6 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.08%) BBC
7 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) New Media
8 1 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.04%) iPad
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Android
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (61.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 28 (29.17%) Test Scripting
4 27 (28.13%) Scrum
5 20 (20.83%) Automation Testing
5 20 (20.83%) Performance Testing
6 18 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 15 (15.63%) BDD
7 15 (15.63%) Business Development
8 13 (13.54%) CRM
9 10 (10.42%) Kanban
10 9 (9.38%) Manual Testing
11 8 (8.33%) Functional Testing
11 8 (8.33%) Open Source
11 8 (8.33%) Regression Testing
11 8 (8.33%) Test Planning
11 8 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.29%) Exploratory Testing
12 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) Java
2 21 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.75%) C#
4 15 (15.63%) SQL
5 6 (6.25%) Python
5 6 (6.25%) Ruby
6 4 (4.17%) Groovy
6 4 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Degree
2 23 (23.96%) ISTQB
3 22 (22.92%) ISEB
4 11 (11.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (64.58%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Google
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.21%) Splunk
5 2 (2.08%) BT
5 2 (2.08%) HP
5 2 (2.08%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.04%) hybris
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) Samsung
6 1 (1.04%) Sencha
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago