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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 271 234 261
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 475 631 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.06% 1.27% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.36% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 409 546 425
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
41866 46477 42712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.87% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35331 38373 36053
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 £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +10 102 £45,000 -5.26% 33
Kingston Upon Thames - 11 £40,000 - 1
Wimbledon -1 9 £51,250 +156.25%
Ealing - 8 £60,000 -
Croydon +4 5 £17,000 -64.21%
Hammersmith -4 3 £42,000 +12.00%
Romford - 3 £22,500 -
Teddington - 3 £36,000 -
Uxbridge -2 2 £32,500 +3.17%
Docklands, London -9 2 £48,750 -32.75%
Chiswick +2 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Surbiton 0 1 £47,500 - 1
Southwark - 1 £28,500 -
Tester
England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 436 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (46.60%) QA
3 321 (36.39%) Selenium
4 307 (34.81%) Java
5 234 (26.53%) Finance
6 228 (25.85%) SQL
7 226 (25.62%) BDD
8 207 (23.47%) WebDriver
9 192 (21.77%) TDD
10 191 (21.66%) Test Automation
11 189 (21.43%) Cucumber
12 168 (19.05%) Manual Testing
13 161 (18.25%) Test Scripting
14 152 (17.23%) C#
15 148 (16.78%) Automated Testing
16 140 (15.87%) Scrum
17 137 (15.53%) Software Testing
18 120 (13.61%) Degree
19 114 (12.93%) ISEB
19 114 (12.93%) ISTQB
20 112 (12.70%) JIRA
20 112 (12.70%) Windows
21 110 (12.47%) Android
22 109 (12.36%) Ruby
23 108 (12.24%) Apple iOS
24 106 (12.02%) Automation Testing
24 106 (12.02%) Regression Testing
24 106 (12.02%) JavaScript
25 102 (11.56%) Linux
25 102 (11.56%) Penetration Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 18 (2.04%) CMS
2 15 (1.70%) IIS
2 15 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.36%) Node.js
4 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (1.02%) Confluence
5 8 (0.91%) Apache
5 8 (0.91%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.68%) GlassFish
6 6 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.34%) Drupal
8 2 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.11%) Mule
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.11%) uiautomator
Applications
1 25 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.83%) SaaS
2 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.34%) FinancialForce.com
5 2 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.93%) Network Security
2 13 (1.47%) HTTP
3 11 (1.25%) Wireless
4 10 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.91%) Internet
6 5 (0.57%) DNS
6 5 (0.57%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.34%) VPN
7 3 (0.34%) Firewall
8 2 (0.23%) Wireless Security
8 2 (0.23%) VoIP
9 1 (0.11%) WAN
9 1 (0.11%) GSM
9 1 (0.11%) LAN
9 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.11%) SSL
9 1 (0.11%) 2G
9 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 25 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.81%) MySQL
5 14 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.25%) Big Data
7 9 (1.02%) Hazelcast
8 8 (0.91%) Neo4j
9 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.79%) DB2
10 6 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.57%) OLAP
11 5 (0.57%) OLTP
11 5 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.57%) Redis
12 4 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 321 (36.39%) Selenium
2 207 (23.47%) WebDriver
3 189 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 112 (12.70%) JIRA
5 69 (7.82%) JUnit
6 58 (6.58%) JMeter
7 56 (6.35%) SpecFlow
8 55 (6.24%) Calabash
9 51 (5.78%) Jenkins
10 49 (5.56%) Git (software)
11 43 (4.88%) LoadRunner
12 39 (4.42%) Appium
13 36 (4.08%) TeamCity
14 29 (3.29%) JBehave
14 29 (3.29%) Maven
15 26 (2.95%) QuickTest Pro
16 24 (2.72%) Subversion
17 23 (2.61%) TestNG
18 22 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (2.49%) Hudson
General
1 234 (26.53%) Finance
2 93 (10.54%) Banking
3 55 (6.24%) Games
4 46 (5.22%) Retail
5 28 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.04%) Marketing
7 17 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.81%) Law
9 14 (1.59%) Advertising
10 12 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.25%) Front Office
12 6 (0.68%) Back Office
12 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.57%) Legal
14 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.45%) Publishing
14 4 (0.45%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (8.28%) HTML
2 54 (6.12%) Web Services
3 52 (5.90%) .NET
4 42 (4.76%) XML
5 35 (3.97%) SOAP
6 32 (3.63%) REST
7 29 (3.29%) CSS
8 28 (3.17%) RESTful
9 19 (2.15%) Spring
10 16 (1.81%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.47%) J2SE
12 11 (1.25%) Middleware
12 11 (1.25%) Java EE
13 10 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (1.13%) DOM
14 9 (1.02%) J2EE
14 9 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (1.02%) Backbone.js
14 9 (1.02%) Apache Camel
15 8 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.98%) Mobile App
2 61 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 59 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (5.78%) Open Source
5 19 (2.15%) User Experience
6 17 (1.93%) IPTV
7 14 (1.59%) Video on Demand
8 13 (1.47%) iPad
8 13 (1.47%) iPhone
8 13 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.36%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.25%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.25%) Credit Risk
10 11 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
11 10 (1.13%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.13%) Derivative
12 8 (0.91%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (12.70%) Windows
2 110 (12.47%) Android
3 108 (12.24%) Apple iOS
4 102 (11.56%) Linux
5 66 (7.48%) UNIX
6 16 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.81%) Windows Phone
7 15 (1.70%) Windows 8
7 15 (1.70%) Solaris
8 14 (1.59%) Windows XP
8 14 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.59%) Windows Vista
9 12 (1.36%) Windows Phone 8
10 8 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (25.62%) BDD
3 192 (21.77%) TDD
4 191 (21.66%) Test Automation
5 168 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 161 (18.25%) Test Scripting
7 148 (16.78%) Automated Testing
8 140 (15.87%) Scrum
9 137 (15.53%) Software Testing
10 106 (12.02%) Regression Testing
10 106 (12.02%) Automation Testing
11 102 (11.56%) Penetration Testing
12 98 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 93 (10.54%) Performance Testing
14 84 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
15 72 (8.16%) Test Strategy
16 70 (7.94%) E-Commerce
17 65 (7.37%) OO
18 44 (4.99%) Information Security
19 42 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 307 (34.81%) Java
2 228 (25.85%) SQL
3 152 (17.23%) C#
4 109 (12.36%) Ruby
5 106 (12.02%) JavaScript
6 101 (11.45%) Python
7 45 (5.10%) Perl
8 44 (4.99%) PHP
9 19 (2.15%) C++
9 19 (2.15%) C
10 12 (1.36%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 9 (1.02%) ActionScript
12 9 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.91%) Lua
13 8 (0.91%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.79%) VBA
14 7 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.68%) VBScript
15 6 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 120 (13.61%) Degree
2 114 (12.93%) ISTQB
2 114 (12.93%) ISEB
3 49 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 37 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.61%) OSCP
6 19 (2.15%) CEH
7 16 (1.81%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.70%) CISSP
9 9 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
9 9 (1.02%) OSCE
10 6 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.34%) CISA
11 3 (0.34%) GPEN
12 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.23%) MBA
12 2 (0.23%) GIAC
13 1 (0.11%) CISM
13 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (46.60%) QA
2 20 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.11%) Val IT
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.79%) vSphere
3 4 (0.45%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 29 (3.29%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.81%) Nessus
3 7 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.45%) Nmap
4 4 (0.45%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.23%) Oozie
5 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.12%) Oracle
3 35 (3.97%) HP
4 14 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.13%) VMware
6 9 (1.02%) Apple
7 8 (0.91%) Terracotta
8 7 (0.79%) SOASTA, Inc
9 5 (0.57%) IBM
10 4 (0.45%) Google
11 3 (0.34%) Qualys
11 3 (0.34%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.34%) Telerik
11 3 (0.34%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.34%) Sony
12 2 (0.23%) Cerillion
12 2 (0.23%) 29West
12 2 (0.23%) Informatica
12 2 (0.23%) Intel
12 2 (0.23%) Citrix
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: From £37,000 to £85,000 per annum £15,000 bonus, remote working, priva
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Salary: From £37,000 to £85,000 per annum bonus up to £15,000, remote working,
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus and benefit package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum remote working and training offered
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Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
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