The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 278 291 261
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 451 483 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.09% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.14% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 398 440 546
Median salary £52,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
38312 42266 48201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.69% 95.68% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33347 35738 40409
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 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Tester
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the London region.

Tester Salary Trend in London

Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in London

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 Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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 +26 46 £50,000 +1.01% 14
Ealing +6 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 3 £34,500 -42.50%
Coulsdon - 2 £50,000 -
Hammersmith +9 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Isleworth - 1 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £62,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 480 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (47.44%) QA
3 315 (33.65%) Selenium
4 280 (29.91%) Java
5 250 (26.71%) SQL
6 242 (25.85%) Finance
7 231 (24.68%) C#
8 229 (24.47%) Test Automation
9 207 (22.12%) BDD
10 187 (19.98%) Cucumber
10 187 (19.98%) TDD
11 184 (19.66%) WebDriver
12 181 (19.34%) Automation Testing
13 177 (18.91%) Degree
14 173 (18.48%) Automated Testing
15 172 (18.38%) Penetration Testing
16 150 (16.03%) Scrum
17 149 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
18 148 (15.81%) Manual Testing
19 144 (15.38%) Test Scripting
20 134 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
21 131 (14.00%) Windows
21 131 (14.00%) Ruby
21 131 (14.00%) Software Testing
22 120 (12.82%) Microsoft
23 108 (11.54%) .NET
24 106 (11.32%) Web Services
24 106 (11.32%) ISTQB
25 105 (11.22%) ISEB
26 101 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing

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 25 (2.67%) Confluence
2 12 (1.28%) IIS
3 8 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.75%) CMS
5 5 (0.53%) Apache
5 5 (0.53%) Drupal
5 5 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.11%) JBoss
7 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 46 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.60%) MS Office
3 9 (0.96%) Maya
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.39%) Misys Midas
2 8 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.75%) GitHub
3 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Office 365
4 2 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.88%) Wireless
2 49 (5.24%) Firewall
3 43 (4.59%) TCP/IP
4 29 (3.10%) LAN
4 29 (3.10%) WAN
5 24 (2.56%) HTTP
6 22 (2.35%) Network Security
7 8 (0.85%) Internet
8 5 (0.53%) Wireless Security
9 4 (0.43%) LDAP
10 3 (0.32%) VoIP
11 2 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.21%) GSM
11 2 (0.21%) UMTS
11 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.11%) LTE
12 1 (0.11%) SIGTRAN
12 1 (0.11%) snoop
12 1 (0.11%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.11%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 21 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.50%) MySQL
5 13 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.75%) Big Data
7 6 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.43%) Hazelcast
9 4 (0.43%) MarkLogic
9 4 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.21%) DB2
11 2 (0.21%) DbVisualizer
11 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.11%) HBase
Development Applications
1 315 (33.65%) Selenium
2 187 (19.98%) Cucumber
3 184 (19.66%) WebDriver
4 94 (10.04%) SpecFlow
5 88 (9.40%) Git (software)
6 81 (8.65%) Jenkins
7 77 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 75 (8.01%) JIRA
8 75 (8.01%) JMeter
9 73 (7.80%) JUnit
10 50 (5.34%) LoadRunner
11 49 (5.24%) FitNesse
12 44 (4.70%) SoapUI
13 43 (4.59%) HP UFT
14 41 (4.38%) Visual Studio
15 35 (3.74%) Burp Suite
16 32 (3.42%) Metasploit
17 31 (3.31%) Appium
18 29 (3.10%) TestNG
19 25 (2.67%) RSpec
General
1 242 (25.85%) Finance
2 72 (7.69%) Banking
3 38 (4.06%) Law
4 34 (3.63%) Games
5 28 (2.99%) Retail
6 18 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.82%) Legal
8 13 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.07%) Publishing
10 8 (0.85%) Marketing
11 6 (0.64%) Back Office
12 5 (0.53%) Advertising
12 5 (0.53%) Billing
12 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.43%) Front Office
14 2 (0.21%) iGaming
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (11.54%) .NET
2 106 (11.32%) Web Services
3 56 (5.98%) HTML
4 45 (4.81%) XML
5 39 (4.17%) SOAP
6 35 (3.74%) Gherkin
7 34 (3.63%) CSS
8 24 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 24 (2.56%) JSON
8 24 (2.56%) REST
9 17 (1.82%) RESTful
10 15 (1.60%) Ajax
11 14 (1.50%) Node.js
12 13 (1.39%) 802.1X
13 11 (1.18%) jQuery
14 10 (1.07%) JDBC
15 9 (0.96%) J2EE
16 8 (0.85%) ASP.NET
17 7 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
17 7 (0.75%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 134 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (10.68%) Mobile App
3 64 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.49%) Client/Server
5 27 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (2.24%) Blackberry
9 16 (1.71%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
10 13 (1.39%) User Experience
11 11 (1.18%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.07%) Fintech
12 10 (1.07%) SWIFT
13 8 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (0.85%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.85%) Spread Betting
14 7 (0.75%) Online Games
15 6 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 131 (14.00%) Windows
2 81 (8.65%) Linux
3 78 (8.33%) Android
4 76 (8.12%) Apple iOS
5 60 (6.41%) Unix
6 14 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.85%) Solaris
8 7 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.53%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (24.47%) Test Automation
3 207 (22.12%) BDD
4 187 (19.98%) TDD
5 181 (19.34%) Automation Testing
6 173 (18.48%) Automated Testing
7 172 (18.38%) Penetration Testing
8 150 (16.03%) Scrum
9 149 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
10 148 (15.81%) Manual Testing
11 144 (15.38%) Test Scripting
12 131 (14.00%) Software Testing
13 101 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 91 (9.72%) Regression Testing
15 85 (9.08%) Performance Testing
16 84 (8.97%) Functional Testing
17 80 (8.55%) Security Testing
18 78 (8.33%) Information Security
18 78 (8.33%) Open Source
19 71 (7.59%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 280 (29.91%) Java
2 250 (26.71%) SQL
3 231 (24.68%) C#
4 131 (14.00%) Ruby
5 82 (8.76%) JavaScript
6 77 (8.23%) Python
7 52 (5.56%) C++
8 30 (3.21%) PHP
9 27 (2.88%) Groovy
10 24 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 22 (2.35%) Perl
11 22 (2.35%) VB
12 21 (2.24%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.71%) C
14 14 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.07%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.75%) VBScript
17 6 (0.64%) ActionScript
17 6 (0.64%) Lua
18 5 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 177 (18.91%) Degree
2 106 (11.32%) ISTQB
3 105 (11.22%) ISEB
4 91 (9.72%) CREST Certified
5 38 (4.06%) Security Cleared
6 32 (3.42%) OSCP
7 27 (2.88%) SC Cleared
8 25 (2.67%) CISSP
9 22 (2.35%) CEH
9 22 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (2.24%) CHECK Team Leader
11 19 (2.03%) GPEN
12 16 (1.71%) GIAC
13 14 (1.50%) Tigerscheme
14 11 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 10 (1.07%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.96%) CHECK Team Member
16 9 (0.96%) GWAPT
16 9 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
17 8 (0.85%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 444 (47.44%) QA
2 37 (3.95%) SDET
3 18 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) GPG13
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) Val IT
System Software
1 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
1 29 (3.10%) Nessus
2 18 (1.92%) Nmap
3 11 (1.18%) HP Fortify
3 11 (1.18%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (0.75%) Nagios
5 6 (0.64%) Puppet
6 5 (0.53%) WebInspect
7 4 (0.43%) Grafana
7 4 (0.43%) Graphite
7 4 (0.43%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.11%) Ansible
8 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 120 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.70%) HP
3 35 (3.74%) Oracle
4 17 (1.82%) Google
5 15 (1.60%) Cisco
6 14 (1.50%) Fortinet
7 13 (1.39%) Juniper
7 13 (1.39%) Nokia
8 11 (1.18%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.96%) Apple
10 8 (0.85%) Citrix
10 8 (0.85%) Misys
10 8 (0.85%) Splunk
11 5 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.53%) SAP
12 4 (0.43%) BT
12 4 (0.43%) Dynatrace
12 4 (0.43%) Intel Security
12 4 (0.43%) LexisNexis
12 4 (0.43%) StreamBase
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000-£55,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + 10% annual bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TDA Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £19000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago