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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 249 290 267
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 506 474 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.07% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.11% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 455 417 541
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 £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £60,000
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
38599 42581 47644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.74% 95.77% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33503 35938 39808
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 £31,500 £31,500
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 29 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 29 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 +16 45 £50,000 +1.01% 15
Ealing +6 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Kingston Upon Thames +7 3 £34,500 -25.40%
Coulsdon - 2 £50,000 -
Hammersmith +2 1 £40,000 -2.43%
Isleworth - 1 £45,000 -
New Malden - 1 £40,000 -
Clapham - 1 £32,500 -
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 492 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (49.63%) QA
3 321 (33.75%) Selenium
4 273 (28.71%) Java
5 261 (27.44%) SQL
6 254 (26.71%) Finance
7 242 (25.45%) Test Automation
8 233 (24.50%) C#
9 226 (23.76%) BDD
10 203 (21.35%) Cucumber
11 199 (20.93%) WebDriver
11 199 (20.93%) TDD
12 189 (19.87%) Automation Testing
13 187 (19.66%) Automated Testing
14 182 (19.14%) Degree
15 172 (18.09%) Penetration Testing
16 162 (17.03%) Manual Testing
17 153 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
18 149 (15.67%) Windows
19 144 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
20 143 (15.04%) Scrum
21 140 (14.72%) Test Scripting
22 137 (14.41%) Software Testing
23 129 (13.56%) Microsoft
24 128 (13.46%) Ruby
25 108 (11.36%) ISTQB
25 108 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
26 106 (11.15%) .NET
27 105 (11.04%) Web Services
28 102 (10.73%) ISEB

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 28 (2.94%) Confluence
2 13 (1.37%) Node.js
3 12 (1.26%) IIS
4 9 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.84%) CMS
6 5 (0.53%) Drupal
7 4 (0.42%) Apache
7 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.11%) MTS
8 1 (0.11%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 47 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.58%) MS Office
3 11 (1.16%) Maya
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Misys Midas
2 8 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.53%) 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%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.53%) GitHub
2 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.53%) SaaS
3 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 50 (5.26%) Wireless
3 48 (5.05%) Firewall
4 31 (3.26%) LAN
4 31 (3.26%) WAN
5 29 (3.05%) Network Security
6 23 (2.42%) HTTP
7 10 (1.05%) Internet
8 5 (0.53%) Wireless Security
9 3 (0.32%) LDAP
9 3 (0.32%) 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%) UMTS
10 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.11%) LTE
11 1 (0.11%) SIGTRAN
11 1 (0.11%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.57%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.37%) MySQL
6 7 (0.74%) Big Data
7 6 (0.63%) DB2
7 6 (0.63%) DbVisualizer
8 5 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.42%) Hazelcast
9 4 (0.42%) MarkLogic
9 4 (0.42%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 321 (33.75%) Selenium
2 203 (21.35%) Cucumber
3 199 (20.93%) WebDriver
4 94 (9.88%) SpecFlow
5 90 (9.46%) Git (software)
6 86 (9.04%) JIRA
6 86 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 83 (8.73%) Jenkins
8 63 (6.62%) JMeter
9 62 (6.52%) JUnit
10 47 (4.94%) FitNesse
11 43 (4.52%) HP UFT
12 39 (4.10%) LoadRunner
13 37 (3.89%) SoapUI
13 37 (3.89%) Visual Studio
14 31 (3.26%) Appium
14 31 (3.26%) Metasploit
15 29 (3.05%) Burp Suite
16 27 (2.84%) Subversion
17 25 (2.63%) TestNG
General
1 254 (26.71%) Finance
2 73 (7.68%) Banking
3 48 (5.05%) Law
4 35 (3.68%) Games
5 32 (3.36%) Retail
6 20 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.00%) Legal
8 16 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.16%) Marketing
10 11 (1.16%) Publishing
11 10 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.63%) Advertising
12 6 (0.63%) Back Office
13 4 (0.42%) Front Office
14 3 (0.32%) Billing
15 2 (0.21%) iGaming
16 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (11.15%) .NET
2 105 (11.04%) Web Services
3 59 (6.20%) HTML
4 45 (4.73%) XML
5 44 (4.63%) Gherkin
6 41 (4.31%) SOAP
7 33 (3.47%) CSS
8 24 (2.52%) JSON
9 23 (2.42%) REST
10 21 (2.21%) .NET Framework
11 18 (1.89%) RESTful
12 14 (1.47%) Ajax
13 12 (1.26%) 802.1X
14 11 (1.16%) J2EE
15 8 (0.84%) ASP.NET
15 8 (0.84%) JDBC
16 6 (0.63%) jQuery
16 6 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
16 6 (0.63%) WebSockets
17 5 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 144 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (9.99%) Mobile App
3 72 (7.57%) Computer Science
4 45 (4.73%) Client/Server
5 31 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.52%) Blackberry
8 22 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (1.79%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.37%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
10 13 (1.37%) User Experience
11 11 (1.16%) Fintech
12 10 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.05%) SWIFT
13 7 (0.74%) Spread Betting
14 6 (0.63%) Derivative
15 5 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
16 4 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 149 (15.67%) Windows
2 87 (9.15%) Linux
3 83 (8.73%) Android
4 81 (8.52%) Apple iOS
5 75 (7.89%) Unix
6 17 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.37%) Solaris
8 7 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.53%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (25.45%) Test Automation
3 226 (23.76%) BDD
4 199 (20.93%) TDD
5 189 (19.87%) Automation Testing
6 187 (19.66%) Automated Testing
7 172 (18.09%) Penetration Testing
8 162 (17.03%) Manual Testing
9 153 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
10 143 (15.04%) Scrum
11 140 (14.72%) Test Scripting
12 137 (14.41%) Software Testing
13 108 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 96 (10.09%) Regression Testing
15 95 (9.99%) Functional Testing
16 91 (9.57%) Security Testing
17 86 (9.04%) Information Security
18 71 (7.47%) Performance Testing
19 69 (7.26%) E-Commerce
19 69 (7.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 273 (28.71%) Java
2 261 (27.44%) SQL
3 233 (24.50%) C#
4 128 (13.46%) Ruby
5 88 (9.25%) JavaScript
6 77 (8.10%) Python
7 53 (5.57%) C++
8 36 (3.79%) PHP
9 26 (2.73%) Groovy
10 23 (2.42%) VB
11 22 (2.31%) Bash Shell
11 22 (2.31%) Perl
12 21 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.89%) C
14 14 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.16%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.95%) VBScript
17 8 (0.84%) ActionScript
17 8 (0.84%) Lua
18 5 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 182 (19.14%) Degree
2 108 (11.36%) ISTQB
3 102 (10.73%) ISEB
4 83 (8.73%) CREST Certified
5 39 (4.10%) Security Cleared
6 33 (3.47%) OSCP
6 33 (3.47%) SC Cleared
7 31 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (2.21%) CHECK Team Leader
9 20 (2.10%) CISSP
10 19 (2.00%) CEH
11 18 (1.89%) GPEN
12 15 (1.58%) GIAC
13 12 (1.26%) CHECK Team Member
14 11 (1.16%) Tigerscheme
15 10 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
16 9 (0.95%) OSCE
17 8 (0.84%) DV Cleared
18 7 (0.74%) GWAPT
18 7 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 472 (49.63%) QA
2 36 (3.79%) SDET
3 20 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (3.15%) Nessus
3 17 (1.79%) Nmap
4 11 (1.16%) HP Fortify
5 5 (0.53%) Puppet
5 5 (0.53%) WebInspect
6 3 (0.32%) Grafana
6 3 (0.32%) Graphite
6 3 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (0.32%) Nagios
7 2 (0.21%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.11%) Ansible
8 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 129 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.31%) HP
3 30 (3.15%) Oracle
4 14 (1.47%) Atlassian
4 14 (1.47%) Cisco
5 13 (1.37%) Fortinet
5 13 (1.37%) Google
6 12 (1.26%) Juniper
6 12 (1.26%) Nokia
7 9 (0.95%) Apple
7 9 (0.95%) Citrix
8 8 (0.84%) Misys
9 7 (0.74%) Splunk
10 6 (0.63%) hybris
11 5 (0.53%) SAP
12 4 (0.42%) LexisNexis
12 4 (0.42%) StreamBase
13 3 (0.32%) Dynatrace
13 3 (0.32%) Siebel
13 3 (0.32%) Xamarin
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 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: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Boden
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + huge bonus & more
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + equity
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago