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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 245 294 256
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 546 467 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.04% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.09% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 484 403 556
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £29,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
40299 42829 47251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.83% 95.78% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34947 36056 39118
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +13 50 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Ealing -6 8 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Clapham - 2 £32,500 -
Hammersmith +3 1 £40,000 -4.76%
New Malden - 1 £40,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £30,000 -
Westminster - 1 £55,000 -
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 501 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (49.13%) QA
3 343 (35.18%) Selenium
4 278 (28.51%) Java
5 270 (27.69%) SQL
6 266 (27.28%) Finance
7 257 (26.36%) Test Automation
8 234 (24.00%) BDD
9 230 (23.59%) C#
10 212 (21.74%) Cucumber
11 207 (21.23%) WebDriver
12 201 (20.62%) Automated Testing
13 199 (20.41%) TDD
14 193 (19.79%) Automation Testing
15 190 (19.49%) Degree
16 171 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
17 169 (17.33%) Manual Testing
18 156 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
18 156 (16.00%) Software Testing
19 155 (15.90%) Windows
20 147 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
21 142 (14.56%) Test Scripting
22 139 (14.26%) Microsoft
23 137 (14.05%) Scrum
24 129 (13.23%) Ruby
25 122 (12.51%) ISTQB
26 118 (12.10%) ISEB
27 115 (11.79%) User Acceptance Testing
28 106 (10.87%) .NET
29 102 (10.46%) Web Services

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 27 (2.77%) Confluence
2 14 (1.44%) IIS
2 14 (1.44%) Node.js
3 9 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.82%) CMS
5 5 (0.51%) Drupal
6 3 (0.31%) Apache
6 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.10%) MTS
7 1 (0.10%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 51 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.46%) MS Office
3 12 (1.23%) Maya
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.33%) Misys Midas
2 9 (0.92%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.13%) SaaS
2 6 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.62%) GitHub
3 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.92%) Wireless
2 47 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 42 (4.31%) Firewall
4 31 (3.18%) Network Security
5 26 (2.67%) LAN
5 26 (2.67%) WAN
6 23 (2.36%) HTTP
7 10 (1.03%) Internet
8 5 (0.51%) Wireless Security
9 4 (0.41%) VoIP
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.21%) Extranet
10 2 (0.21%) GSM
10 2 (0.21%) Intranet
10 2 (0.21%) LDAP
10 2 (0.21%) UMTS
10 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.10%) GPRS
11 1 (0.10%) IPsec
11 1 (0.10%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 54 (5.54%) Relational Database
3 16 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 14 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.13%) MySQL
6 10 (1.03%) DB2
6 10 (1.03%) DbVisualizer
7 8 (0.82%) Big Data
8 5 (0.51%) Hazelcast
9 4 (0.41%) MarkLogic
9 4 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 343 (35.18%) Selenium
2 212 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 207 (21.23%) WebDriver
4 93 (9.54%) SpecFlow
5 91 (9.33%) JIRA
6 90 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 88 (9.03%) Git (software)
8 87 (8.92%) Jenkins
9 62 (6.36%) JMeter
10 59 (6.05%) JUnit
11 51 (5.23%) HP UFT
12 45 (4.62%) FitNesse
13 39 (4.00%) SoapUI
14 38 (3.90%) LoadRunner
15 37 (3.79%) Visual Studio
16 33 (3.38%) Appium
17 30 (3.08%) Metasploit
18 29 (2.97%) Subversion
19 26 (2.67%) TestNG
20 25 (2.56%) RSpec
General
1 266 (27.28%) Finance
2 78 (8.00%) Banking
3 57 (5.85%) Law
4 38 (3.90%) Retail
5 35 (3.59%) Games
6 27 (2.77%) Legal
6 27 (2.77%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.23%) Marketing
10 10 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.03%) Publishing
11 7 (0.72%) Advertising
12 6 (0.62%) Back Office
13 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.41%) Billing
14 4 (0.41%) Front Office
15 2 (0.21%) iGaming
16 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (10.87%) .NET
2 102 (10.46%) Web Services
3 61 (6.26%) HTML
4 52 (5.33%) XML
5 48 (4.92%) Gherkin
6 43 (4.41%) SOAP
7 36 (3.69%) CSS
8 24 (2.46%) JSON
9 23 (2.36%) REST
10 20 (2.05%) RESTful
11 15 (1.54%) .NET Framework
11 15 (1.54%) J2EE
12 13 (1.33%) Ajax
13 9 (0.92%) 802.1X
13 9 (0.92%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (0.62%) Backbone.js
14 6 (0.62%) JDBC
15 5 (0.51%) Apache Camel
16 4 (0.41%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 147 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (9.23%) Mobile App
3 80 (8.21%) Computer Science
4 45 (4.62%) Client/Server
5 32 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.56%) Blackberry
7 24 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.64%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
10 13 (1.33%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
11 12 (1.23%) Fintech
11 12 (1.23%) User Experience
12 10 (1.03%) iDTV
12 10 (1.03%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.03%) SWIFT
13 7 (0.72%) Derivative
14 6 (0.62%) Spread Betting
15 5 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 155 (15.90%) Windows
2 93 (9.54%) Linux
3 86 (8.82%) Android
3 86 (8.82%) Unix
4 84 (8.62%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.33%) Solaris
7 8 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.51%) Kali Linux
9 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.10%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (26.36%) Test Automation
3 234 (24.00%) BDD
4 201 (20.62%) Automated Testing
5 199 (20.41%) TDD
6 193 (19.79%) Automation Testing
7 171 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
8 169 (17.33%) Manual Testing
9 156 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 156 (16.00%) Software Testing
10 142 (14.56%) Test Scripting
11 137 (14.05%) Scrum
12 115 (11.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 102 (10.46%) Functional Testing
14 98 (10.05%) Regression Testing
15 86 (8.82%) Information Security
16 85 (8.72%) Security Testing
17 77 (7.90%) SDLC
18 75 (7.69%) E-Commerce
18 75 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 278 (28.51%) Java
2 270 (27.69%) SQL
3 230 (23.59%) C#
4 129 (13.23%) Ruby
5 95 (9.74%) JavaScript
6 73 (7.49%) Python
7 53 (5.44%) C++
8 36 (3.69%) PHP
9 24 (2.46%) VB
10 23 (2.36%) Groovy
11 19 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.85%) C
12 18 (1.85%) Perl
12 18 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.23%) VBScript
15 11 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.82%) ActionScript
16 8 (0.82%) Lua
17 6 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 190 (19.49%) Degree
2 122 (12.51%) ISTQB
3 118 (12.10%) ISEB
4 79 (8.10%) CREST Certified
5 40 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 39 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 36 (3.69%) OSCP
8 33 (3.38%) SC Cleared
9 20 (2.05%) CHECK Team Leader
9 20 (2.05%) CISSP
9 20 (2.05%) GPEN
10 19 (1.95%) CEH
11 16 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
12 14 (1.44%) GIAC
13 12 (1.23%) CHECK Team Member
14 10 (1.03%) GWAPT
15 9 (0.92%) OSCE
15 9 (0.92%) Tigerscheme
16 6 (0.62%) DV Cleared
17 5 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 479 (49.13%) QA
2 37 (3.79%) SDET
3 21 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.62%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (2.97%) Nessus
3 16 (1.64%) Nmap
4 9 (0.92%) HP Fortify
5 5 (0.51%) Puppet
5 5 (0.51%) WebInspect
6 3 (0.31%) SCCM
7 2 (0.21%) CORE IMPACT
7 2 (0.21%) Grafana
7 2 (0.21%) Graphite
7 2 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.21%) Nagios
7 2 (0.21%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.10%) Ansible
8 1 (0.10%) Oozie
Vendors
1 139 (14.26%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.03%) HP
3 30 (3.08%) Oracle
4 14 (1.44%) Atlassian
5 11 (1.13%) Cisco
5 11 (1.13%) Citrix
5 11 (1.13%) Google
6 10 (1.03%) Fortinet
6 10 (1.03%) hybris
7 9 (0.92%) Apple
7 9 (0.92%) Juniper
7 9 (0.92%) Nokia
8 8 (0.82%) Misys
9 5 (0.51%) SAP
9 5 (0.51%) Splunk
9 5 (0.51%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.41%) LexisNexis
10 4 (0.41%) StreamBase
11 3 (0.31%) IBM
11 3 (0.31%) Siebel
London
Pontoon
Salary: Bonus + Shares + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £60,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
GeoPlace LLP
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
TDA Group
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Orwell Group
Salary: Competitive salary + Equity (Share Options)
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago