The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 267 237 295
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 455 604 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.24% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.32% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 395 536 361
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 22 May 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in London

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 Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 90 £49,500 +10.00% 26
Wimbledon -1 9 £50,000 +150.00%
Ealing - 7 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +10 6 £46,250 -15.90%
Hammersmith - 4 £41,000 -
Croydon +2 3 £17,000 -64.21%
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Romford - 2 £26,250 -
Chiswick +5 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Surbiton +4 1 £47,500 -17.39%
Tester
England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited 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 Tester in their job title.

1 420 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (44.96%) QA
3 322 (37.70%) Java
4 321 (37.59%) Selenium
5 236 (27.63%) Finance
6 219 (25.64%) SQL
7 201 (23.54%) BDD
8 197 (23.07%) Test Automation
9 190 (22.25%) WebDriver
10 188 (22.01%) Cucumber
11 178 (20.84%) Manual Testing
12 167 (19.56%) Test Scripting
13 158 (18.50%) TDD
14 151 (17.68%) Automated Testing
15 146 (17.10%) C#
16 142 (16.63%) Scrum
17 124 (14.52%) Software Testing
18 121 (14.17%) ISEB
19 117 (13.70%) ISTQB
20 114 (13.35%) Automation Testing
21 111 (13.00%) Degree
22 109 (12.76%) Regression Testing
23 103 (12.06%) Ruby
24 100 (11.71%) User Acceptance Testing
25 97 (11.36%) Windows
26 96 (11.24%) JavaScript
26 96 (11.24%) Penetration Testing
27 93 (10.89%) JIRA
28 92 (10.77%) Android
29 90 (10.54%) Apple iOS

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.76%) IIS
3 12 (1.41%) CMS
4 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (1.05%) Node.js
4 9 (1.05%) Apache
5 8 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.82%) Confluence
7 6 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.59%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.12%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.12%) Mule
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.69%) SaaS
2 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.47%) FinancialForce.com
5 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.76%) Network Security
2 12 (1.41%) Wireless
3 11 (1.29%) HTTP
4 8 (0.94%) Internet
5 6 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.70%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.59%) DNS
7 3 (0.35%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.35%) Firewall
7 3 (0.35%) VoIP
7 3 (0.35%) VPN
8 2 (0.23%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.12%) Skype
9 1 (0.12%) 4G
9 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.12%) 2G
9 1 (0.12%) SSL
9 1 (0.12%) WAN
9 1 (0.12%) GSM
9 1 (0.12%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.98%) Relational Database
3 25 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.34%) MySQL
5 15 (1.76%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.17%) Hazelcast
7 9 (1.05%) Big Data
7 9 (1.05%) Neo4j
8 8 (0.94%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.94%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.70%) DB2
10 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.47%) OLAP
12 4 (0.47%) OLTP
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.35%) Redis
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 321 (37.59%) Selenium
2 190 (22.25%) WebDriver
3 188 (22.01%) Cucumber
4 93 (10.89%) JIRA
5 71 (8.31%) JUnit
6 54 (6.32%) SpecFlow
7 48 (5.62%) Jenkins
7 48 (5.62%) Calabash
8 47 (5.50%) JMeter
9 46 (5.39%) Appium
10 37 (4.33%) LoadRunner
11 36 (4.22%) Git (software)
12 30 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
12 30 (3.51%) JBehave
13 29 (3.40%) Maven
14 27 (3.16%) TestNG
15 25 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (2.69%) TeamCity
17 22 (2.58%) Subversion
18 19 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 236 (27.63%) Finance
2 86 (10.07%) Banking
3 65 (7.61%) Games
4 38 (4.45%) Retail
5 33 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.87%) Marketing
7 14 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.41%) Law
10 7 (0.82%) Advertising
10 7 (0.82%) Legal
11 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.70%) Back Office
11 6 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.59%) Publishing
13 4 (0.47%) Front Office
13 4 (0.47%) Billing
13 4 (0.47%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (7.73%) HTML
2 56 (6.56%) .NET
3 53 (6.21%) Web Services
4 38 (4.45%) XML
5 30 (3.51%) CSS
6 29 (3.40%) SOAP
7 26 (3.04%) REST
8 23 (2.69%) RESTful
9 19 (2.22%) Spring
10 18 (2.11%) ASP.NET
11 16 (1.87%) J2SE
12 13 (1.52%) Middleware
13 11 (1.29%) Gherkin
13 11 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
13 11 (1.29%) Java EE
13 11 (1.29%) J2EE
14 10 (1.17%) DOM
14 10 (1.17%) ActiveMQ
14 10 (1.17%) JSON
14 10 (1.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 89 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 62 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (7.03%) Computer Science
4 53 (6.21%) Open Source
5 14 (1.64%) User Experience
6 13 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 13 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.29%) SWIFT
8 11 (1.29%) Derivative
8 11 (1.29%) iPad
9 10 (1.17%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.17%) iPhone
10 9 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.05%) Data Integration
11 8 (0.94%) AS400
11 8 (0.94%) Replication
11 8 (0.94%) iSeries
11 8 (0.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 97 (11.36%) Windows
2 92 (10.77%) Android
3 90 (10.54%) Apple iOS
4 84 (9.84%) Linux
5 49 (5.74%) UNIX
6 18 (2.11%) Windows 8
7 17 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.99%) Windows XP
7 17 (1.99%) Windows Vista
7 17 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.76%) Windows Phone
9 11 (1.29%) Windows Phone 8
10 9 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (23.54%) BDD
3 197 (23.07%) Test Automation
4 178 (20.84%) Manual Testing
5 167 (19.56%) Test Scripting
6 158 (18.50%) TDD
7 151 (17.68%) Automated Testing
8 142 (16.63%) Scrum
9 124 (14.52%) Software Testing
10 114 (13.35%) Automation Testing
11 109 (12.76%) Regression Testing
12 100 (11.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 96 (11.24%) Penetration Testing
14 79 (9.25%) Performance Testing
15 76 (8.90%) E-Commerce
16 75 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
17 73 (8.55%) OO
18 50 (5.85%) Test Strategy
19 43 (5.04%) OOP
20 42 (4.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 322 (37.70%) Java
2 219 (25.64%) SQL
3 146 (17.10%) C#
4 103 (12.06%) Ruby
5 96 (11.24%) JavaScript
6 78 (9.13%) Python
7 51 (5.97%) PHP
8 20 (2.34%) C
8 20 (2.34%) C++
9 19 (2.22%) Perl
10 13 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.41%) ActionScript
12 10 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.05%) Lua
13 9 (1.05%) Groovy
14 8 (0.94%) VBA
14 8 (0.94%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.82%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 121 (14.17%) ISEB
2 117 (13.70%) ISTQB
3 111 (13.00%) Degree
4 50 (5.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 39 (4.57%) Security Cleared
6 22 (2.58%) OSCP
7 21 (2.46%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.99%) CEH
9 12 (1.41%) CISSP
10 11 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
11 9 (1.05%) OSCE
12 6 (0.70%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.35%) GPEN
14 2 (0.23%) MBA
15 1 (0.12%) CRISC
15 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 1 (0.12%) CSQA
15 1 (0.12%) CGEIT
15 1 (0.12%) GIAC
15 1 (0.12%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (44.96%) QA
2 18 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.12%) Val IT
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.23%) vSphere
2 2 (0.23%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.12%) Snort
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (4.33%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.41%) Nessus
3 4 (0.47%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (0.47%) Nmap
4 2 (0.23%) Puppet
4 2 (0.23%) Oozie
4 2 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 71 (8.31%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.03%) Oracle
3 33 (3.86%) HP
4 9 (1.05%) Terracotta
4 9 (1.05%) Apple
5 8 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.59%) VMware
6 5 (0.59%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.47%) Informatica
7 4 (0.47%) IBM
7 4 (0.47%) Google
8 3 (0.35%) Capita
8 3 (0.35%) Telerik
8 3 (0.35%) ION Trading
8 3 (0.35%) Sony
9 2 (0.23%) Remedy
9 2 (0.23%) McAfee
9 2 (0.23%) Cisco
9 2 (0.23%) Intel
9 2 (0.23%) Qualys
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 - 70k plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles available) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £40k - £58k + Banking Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago