The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 599 564 608
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 63 47 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 49 46 62
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -31 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Surbiton - 2 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £31,500 -
Grays - 1 £20,000 -
Harrow - 1 £32,500 -
Software Tester
England

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 54 (48.21%) Software Testing
2 52 (46.43%) Finance
3 51 (45.54%) QA
4 45 (40.18%) ISEB
5 30 (26.79%) SQL
6 28 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 25 (22.32%) Retail
8 23 (20.54%) Telecoms
9 22 (19.64%) Degree
10 21 (18.75%) .NET
10 21 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (17.86%) HP
11 20 (17.86%) ISTQB
11 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
13 18 (16.07%) Regression Testing
13 18 (16.07%) Test Scripting
14 17 (15.18%) Test Automation
14 17 (15.18%) Selenium
15 16 (14.29%) Web Development
15 16 (14.29%) Scrum
16 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
16 15 (13.39%) JDE OneWorld
16 15 (13.39%) Manual Testing
17 14 (12.50%) LTE
17 14 (12.50%) 4G
17 14 (12.50%) C#
17 14 (12.50%) Windows
17 14 (12.50%) TestDirector
17 14 (12.50%) Billing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.68%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (13.39%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.79%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) LTE
1 14 (12.50%) 4G
2 4 (3.57%) Internet
3 3 (2.68%) Wireless
3 3 (2.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.89%) DB2
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Selenium
2 14 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 11 (9.82%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.93%) LoadRunner
5 9 (8.04%) JIRA
6 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.36%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.36%) JMeter
8 5 (4.46%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.57%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.57%) Maven
9 4 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.79%) YouTrack
10 2 (1.79%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.79%) Hudson
10 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.79%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.79%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.79%) Subversion
11 1 (0.89%) WinRunner
General
1 52 (46.43%) Finance
2 25 (22.32%) Retail
3 23 (20.54%) Telecoms
4 14 (12.50%) Billing
5 5 (4.46%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Electronics
6 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.75%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) XML
3 4 (3.57%) REST
3 4 (3.57%) HTML
3 4 (3.57%) Web Services
4 3 (2.68%) SOAP
4 3 (2.68%) J2EE
4 3 (2.68%) LAMP
5 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.79%) Ajax
5 2 (1.79%) WCF
5 2 (1.79%) Adobe AIR
5 2 (1.79%) jQuery
5 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.79%) CSS
5 2 (1.79%) Flash
6 1 (0.89%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.04%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.46%) Open Source
4 5 (4.46%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.79%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.79%) Online Gambling
6 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) GIS
7 1 (0.89%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.89%) IPTV
7 1 (0.89%) Handset
7 1 (0.89%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.57%) Android
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.89%) UNIX
6 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.21%) Software Testing
2 28 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.07%) Regression Testing
4 18 (16.07%) Test Scripting
5 17 (15.18%) Test Automation
6 16 (14.29%) Web Development
6 16 (14.29%) Scrum
7 15 (13.39%) Manual Testing
8 12 (10.71%) Migration
9 10 (8.93%) Project Management
10 9 (8.04%) BDD
11 6 (5.36%) Use Case
11 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.46%) Security Testing
12 5 (4.46%) TDD
13 4 (3.57%) Automation Testing
13 4 (3.57%) Web Testing
13 4 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.79%) SQL
2 14 (12.50%) C#
3 12 (10.71%) Java
4 10 (8.93%) Python
5 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.46%) PHP
7 4 (3.57%) Ruby
7 4 (3.57%) VBScript
7 4 (3.57%) Perl
8 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.79%) F#
9 2 (1.79%) C++
9 2 (1.79%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.89%) Delphi
10 1 (0.89%) VB
10 1 (0.89%) XPath
10 1 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (40.18%) ISEB
2 22 (19.64%) Degree
3 20 (17.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (45.54%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) HP
2 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.89%) Telerik
5 1 (0.89%) Capita
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum +bonus + health + pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £19,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago