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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
England / London
Rank 290 292 317
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 327 439 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 1.07% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.11% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 287 385 348
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £63,950
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
31902 39561 40162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 96.15% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26996 34116 33932
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +22 47 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Chiswick - 15 £52,500 - 1
Hammersmith -1 10 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Ealing +14 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Wembley - 2 £30,000 -
Wimbledon +7 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Beckenham - 1 £40,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 458 (62.06%) QA
2 438 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
3 417 (56.50%) Selenium
4 256 (34.69%) Java
5 240 (32.52%) Cucumber
6 223 (30.22%) Test Automation
7 209 (28.32%) BDD
8 179 (24.25%) WebDriver
9 166 (22.49%) Finance
10 161 (21.82%) C#
11 155 (21.00%) SQL
12 151 (20.46%) TDD
13 138 (18.70%) Ruby
14 137 (18.56%) Python
15 132 (17.89%) Automated Testing
16 131 (17.75%) Scrum
17 130 (17.62%) Linux
18 126 (17.07%) Software Testing
19 124 (16.80%) Manual Testing
20 121 (16.40%) Continuous Integration
21 119 (16.12%) Automation Testing
22 115 (15.58%) Unix
23 111 (15.04%) JIRA
24 96 (13.01%) QA Automation
25 95 (12.87%) JavaScript
26 93 (12.60%) Windows
27 92 (12.47%) E-Commerce
28 86 (11.65%) Regression Testing
29 85 (11.52%) ISEB
29 85 (11.52%) JUnit

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 33 (4.47%) Confluence
2 9 (1.22%) CMS
3 7 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (0.95%) Umbraco
4 6 (0.81%) IIS
4 6 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.39%) MS Office
3 16 (2.17%) MS Project
3 16 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) NUKE
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.41%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.27%) Global One
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.01%) SaaS
2 20 (2.71%) GitHub
3 19 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.14%) Heroku
6 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (8.40%) HTTP
2 21 (2.85%) Internet
3 14 (1.90%) HTTPS
4 13 (1.76%) Network Security
5 11 (1.49%) Wireless
6 7 (0.95%) Firewall
7 6 (0.81%) SSL
8 2 (0.27%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) Multicast
9 1 (0.14%) RTSP
9 1 (0.14%) SSH
9 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.14%) Wideband
9 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.21%) Relational Database
2 42 (5.69%) NoSQL
3 41 (5.56%) Big Data
3 41 (5.56%) MySQL
4 25 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (3.39%) HBase
5 22 (2.98%) SQL Server
6 16 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.76%) Redis
10 4 (0.54%) Power BI
11 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.14%) OLTP
12 1 (0.14%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 417 (56.50%) Selenium
2 240 (32.52%) Cucumber
3 179 (24.25%) WebDriver
4 111 (15.04%) JIRA
5 85 (11.52%) JUnit
6 84 (11.38%) JMeter
7 80 (10.84%) SoapUI
8 75 (10.16%) SpecFlow
9 74 (10.03%) Jenkins
10 69 (9.35%) Git (software)
11 38 (5.15%) Appium
12 35 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 33 (4.47%) Calabash
14 31 (4.20%) Capybara
15 27 (3.66%) HP UFT
16 25 (3.39%) Hamcrest
16 25 (3.39%) jMock
17 22 (2.98%) Protractor
18 21 (2.85%) Hudson
18 21 (2.85%) Maven
General
1 166 (22.49%) Finance
2 40 (5.42%) Banking
3 22 (2.98%) Investment Banking
4 18 (2.44%) Games
5 14 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.76%) Legal
6 13 (1.76%) Retail
7 10 (1.36%) Law
8 9 (1.22%) Front Office
8 9 (1.22%) Publishing
9 8 (1.08%) Marketing
10 6 (0.81%) Advertising
10 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.68%) Back Office
12 3 (0.41%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) iGaming
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (10.03%) Web Services
2 70 (9.49%) RESTful
3 66 (8.94%) XML
4 65 (8.81%) SOAP
5 55 (7.45%) REST
6 46 (6.23%) .NET
7 40 (5.42%) HTML
8 38 (5.15%) Gherkin
9 23 (3.12%) JSON
9 23 (3.12%) Ruby on Rails
10 21 (2.85%) CSS
11 13 (1.76%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (1.76%) JSON Schema
11 13 (1.76%) JSON-LD
12 12 (1.63%) Ajax
13 10 (1.36%) React
14 9 (1.22%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.22%) ASP.NET
14 9 (1.22%) Node.js
15 8 (1.08%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.67%) Fintech
2 47 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.37%) Mobile App
3 25 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.39%) Mobile Payment
4 24 (3.25%) User Experience
5 20 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.63%) Online Games
8 11 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.22%) Equities
10 9 (1.22%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.08%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.95%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.95%) iPad
13 6 (0.81%) iPhone
14 5 (0.68%) Derivative
15 4 (0.54%) Blog
15 4 (0.54%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 130 (17.62%) Linux
2 115 (15.58%) Unix
3 93 (12.60%) Windows
4 43 (5.83%) Android
5 33 (4.47%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.27%) AIX
9 2 (0.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (30.22%) Test Automation
3 209 (28.32%) BDD
4 151 (20.46%) TDD
5 132 (17.89%) Automated Testing
6 131 (17.75%) Scrum
7 126 (17.07%) Software Testing
8 124 (16.80%) Manual Testing
9 121 (16.40%) Continuous Integration
10 119 (16.12%) Automation Testing
11 96 (13.01%) QA Automation
12 92 (12.47%) E-Commerce
13 86 (11.65%) Regression Testing
14 84 (11.38%) Kanban
15 77 (10.43%) Test Scripting
16 71 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
17 70 (9.49%) Security Testing
18 65 (8.81%) Continuous Delivery
19 62 (8.40%) OO
20 53 (7.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 256 (34.69%) Java
2 161 (21.82%) C#
3 155 (21.00%) SQL
4 138 (18.70%) Ruby
5 137 (18.56%) Python
6 95 (12.87%) JavaScript
7 37 (5.01%) Groovy
8 28 (3.79%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.25%) Shell Script
10 19 (2.57%) Perl
11 18 (2.44%) PHP
12 12 (1.63%) C++
13 10 (1.36%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.36%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.54%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.54%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.41%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.27%) C
16 2 (0.27%) VB
16 2 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (11.52%) ISEB
2 72 (9.76%) Degree
3 56 (7.59%) ISTQB
4 42 (5.69%) CREST Certified
5 33 (4.47%) Security Cleared
6 29 (3.93%) CHECK Team Leader
7 26 (3.52%) SC Cleared
8 21 (2.85%) CHECK Team Member
9 17 (2.30%) CEH
10 15 (2.03%) OSCP
11 14 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (1.08%) CISSP
13 5 (0.68%) CISA
14 4 (0.54%) GIAC
14 4 (0.54%) GPEN
14 4 (0.54%) SANS
15 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.41%) Tigerscheme
16 2 (0.27%) CISM
16 2 (0.27%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 458 (62.06%) QA
2 57 (7.72%) SDET
3 13 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (1.90%) Docker
2 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (2.98%) Puppet
3 13 (1.76%) Grafana
3 13 (1.76%) StatsD
4 6 (0.81%) Ansible
4 6 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.81%) Rancher
5 5 (0.68%) logstash
5 5 (0.68%) Nessus
6 2 (0.27%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.27%) Nmap
7 1 (0.14%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (5.15%) Oracle
2 33 (4.47%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.52%) HP
4 16 (2.17%) Siebel
4 16 (2.17%) Sun
5 14 (1.90%) Splunk
6 13 (1.76%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.76%) TOWER Software
7 10 (1.36%) Google
8 6 (0.81%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.81%) Tableau
9 5 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.54%) IBM
10 4 (0.54%) Informatica
10 4 (0.54%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.41%) Borland
11 3 (0.41%) BT
11 3 (0.41%) Intel Security
11 3 (0.41%) SAP
11 3 (0.41%) ServiceNow
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
BJSS
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus ,shares,Pension,health
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Reco Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £65-000 + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (plus benefits)
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Reco Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, shares +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 (Plus excellent package)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Plus Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reco Group
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday