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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 280 294 272
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 413 461 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.09% 1.05% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.10% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 348 417 416
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
36316 42094 44007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.80% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31475 35861 36604
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +49 49 £48,000 -4.00% 11
Ealing +24 14 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Chiswick +1 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 5 £40,000 +55.33%
Twickenham - 3 £62,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £55,000 -
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 436 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (48.77%) QA
3 345 (40.45%) Selenium
4 277 (32.47%) Java
5 201 (23.56%) Cucumber
6 200 (23.45%) SQL
7 199 (23.33%) BDD
8 191 (22.39%) Finance
9 189 (22.16%) C#
10 175 (20.52%) Test Automation
11 169 (19.81%) WebDriver
12 162 (18.99%) TDD
13 154 (18.05%) Scrum
14 153 (17.94%) Test Scripting
15 137 (16.06%) Penetration Testing
16 124 (14.54%) Automated Testing
16 124 (14.54%) Ruby
17 123 (14.42%) Automation Testing
18 113 (13.25%) Software Testing
19 109 (12.78%) Degree
19 109 (12.78%) JIRA
19 109 (12.78%) Python
20 108 (12.66%) Regression Testing
21 107 (12.54%) Windows
21 107 (12.54%) CREST Certified
22 106 (12.43%) Manual Testing
23 105 (12.31%) Performance Testing
24 103 (12.08%) Mobile App
25 102 (11.96%) Linux
25 102 (11.96%) 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 25 (2.93%) Confluence
2 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.47%) Apache
4 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.23%) IIS
4 2 (0.23%) SAS
4 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.12%) JBoss
5 1 (0.12%) MTS
5 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.12%) Xceptor
Applications
1 34 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.82%) MS Office
3 4 (0.47%) Maya
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.17%) Misys Midas
2 8 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.82%) CSG Singleview
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.23%) Global One
5 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) Optimost
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.23%) GitHub
2 18 (2.11%) SaaS
3 13 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.23%) Google Play
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.74%) Wireless
2 35 (4.10%) Firewall
2 35 (4.10%) HTTP
3 19 (2.23%) HTTPS
4 18 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.76%) LAN
5 15 (1.76%) WAN
6 14 (1.64%) Network Security
7 12 (1.41%) Internet
8 4 (0.47%) LDAP
9 2 (0.23%) SSH
9 2 (0.23%) SSL
9 2 (0.23%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.12%) DVB
10 1 (0.12%) GSM
10 1 (0.12%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (0.12%) snoop
10 1 (0.12%) SS7
10 1 (0.12%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.28%) Relational Database
3 29 (3.40%) Big Data
4 22 (2.58%) MySQL
5 20 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (1.06%) HBase
10 6 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.70%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.23%) Power BI
13 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.23%) SQLite
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 345 (40.45%) Selenium
2 201 (23.56%) Cucumber
3 169 (19.81%) WebDriver
4 109 (12.78%) JIRA
5 98 (11.49%) JMeter
6 87 (10.20%) SpecFlow
7 86 (10.08%) SoapUI
8 82 (9.61%) JUnit
9 73 (8.56%) Jenkins
10 61 (7.15%) Git (software)
11 51 (5.98%) LoadRunner
12 47 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 43 (5.04%) Burp Suite
14 36 (4.22%) NUnit
15 33 (3.87%) Appium
16 29 (3.40%) HP UFT
17 27 (3.17%) FitNesse
18 26 (3.05%) Metasploit
19 25 (2.93%) LoadUI
20 23 (2.70%) Calabash
General
1 191 (22.39%) Finance
2 54 (6.33%) Banking
3 38 (4.45%) Games
4 32 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.70%) Retail
6 12 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.41%) Law
6 12 (1.41%) Legal
7 11 (1.29%) Marketing
8 10 (1.17%) Billing
9 9 (1.06%) Advertising
10 6 (0.70%) Front Office
10 6 (0.70%) Publishing
11 3 (0.35%) Back Office
11 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (11.25%) .NET
1 96 (11.25%) Web Services
2 60 (7.03%) HTML
3 51 (5.98%) SOAP
4 45 (5.28%) XML
5 42 (4.92%) Gherkin
6 39 (4.57%) RESTful
7 31 (3.63%) CSS
8 27 (3.17%) REST
9 19 (2.23%) JSON
10 18 (2.11%) .NET Framework
10 18 (2.11%) Node.js
11 16 (1.88%) Ajax
12 14 (1.64%) jQuery
13 10 (1.17%) Backbone.js
13 10 (1.17%) Handlebars
13 10 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (1.17%) React
14 9 (1.06%) 802.1X
14 9 (1.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.08%) Mobile App
2 96 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.87%) Fintech
4 32 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 19 (2.23%) Online Games
7 18 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.64%) User Experience
10 11 (1.29%) Blog
11 10 (1.17%) iPad
11 10 (1.17%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.06%) iPhone
12 9 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.94%) Social Media
14 6 (0.70%) BBC
14 6 (0.70%) Data Extraction
14 6 (0.70%) Life Science
14 6 (0.70%) New Media
14 6 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 107 (12.54%) Windows
2 102 (11.96%) Linux
3 68 (7.97%) Android
4 59 (6.92%) Unix
5 58 (6.80%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.47%) AIX
6 4 (0.47%) Solaris
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (23.33%) BDD
3 175 (20.52%) Test Automation
4 162 (18.99%) TDD
5 154 (18.05%) Scrum
6 153 (17.94%) Test Scripting
7 137 (16.06%) Penetration Testing
8 124 (14.54%) Automated Testing
9 123 (14.42%) Automation Testing
10 113 (13.25%) Software Testing
11 108 (12.66%) Regression Testing
12 106 (12.43%) Manual Testing
13 105 (12.31%) Performance Testing
14 101 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (8.79%) Kanban
16 71 (8.32%) Test Strategy
17 66 (7.74%) Security Testing
18 65 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
19 63 (7.39%) API Testing
19 63 (7.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 277 (32.47%) Java
2 200 (23.45%) SQL
3 189 (22.16%) C#
4 124 (14.54%) Ruby
5 109 (12.78%) Python
6 89 (10.43%) JavaScript
7 34 (3.99%) Groovy
7 34 (3.99%) Perl
8 33 (3.87%) C++
9 31 (3.63%) Bash Shell
10 29 (3.40%) PHP
11 19 (2.23%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.29%) VB
13 10 (1.17%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.06%) Scala
15 8 (0.94%) C
16 7 (0.82%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.59%) ActionScript
17 5 (0.59%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (12.78%) Degree
2 107 (12.54%) CREST Certified
3 102 (11.96%) ISEB
4 85 (9.96%) ISTQB
5 44 (5.16%) OSCP
6 37 (4.34%) Security Cleared
7 35 (4.10%) CEH
7 35 (4.10%) CISSP
8 29 (3.40%) GPEN
9 27 (3.17%) GIAC
10 23 (2.70%) CHECK Team Leader
10 23 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 20 (2.34%) SC Cleared
12 19 (2.23%) Tigerscheme
13 17 (1.99%) CHECK Team Member
14 16 (1.88%) CCNA
14 16 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (1.88%) GWAPT
15 14 (1.64%) EC-Council LPT
16 12 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (48.77%) QA
2 43 (5.04%) SDET
3 10 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.12%) Val IT
System Software
1 5 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.35%) Docker
3 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (2.58%) HP SiteScope
3 19 (2.23%) Nessus
4 11 (1.29%) Nmap
5 10 (1.17%) HP Fortify
6 7 (0.82%) Nagios
7 4 (0.47%) Grafana
7 4 (0.47%) Graphite
7 4 (0.47%) Nexpose
8 3 (0.35%) Puppet
9 1 (0.12%) Ansible
9 1 (0.12%) Oozie
9 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 60 (7.03%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.74%) HP
3 42 (4.92%) Oracle
4 29 (3.40%) Google
5 9 (1.06%) Cisco
5 9 (1.06%) Fortinet
5 9 (1.06%) Juniper
5 9 (1.06%) Nokia
6 7 (0.82%) IBM
6 7 (0.82%) Splunk
7 6 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.70%) BT
7 6 (0.70%) Intel Security
8 5 (0.59%) Misys
9 4 (0.47%) Capita
9 4 (0.47%) Dynatrace
9 4 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.47%) SAP
9 4 (0.47%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.35%) Xamarin
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-32K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ealing, London, W5
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum excellent Benefits & Bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus,pension, health etc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 11 days ago