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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 268 238 299
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 485 608 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.09% 1.24% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.33% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 444 533 327
Average salary £48,625 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.05% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 83 £49,500 +12.50% 27
Ealing -8 14 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Wimbledon - 3 £35,750 -
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Hammersmith - 2 £30,000 -
Romford - 1 £30,000 -
Paddington - 1 £52,500 -
Tester
England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 482 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (45.54%) QA
3 371 (38.93%) Java
4 369 (38.72%) Selenium
5 269 (28.23%) SQL
6 243 (25.50%) Finance
7 223 (23.40%) Manual Testing
8 222 (23.29%) BDD
9 220 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 214 (22.46%) WebDriver
11 198 (20.78%) Cucumber
12 196 (20.57%) C#
13 181 (18.99%) Automated Testing
14 175 (18.36%) Test Scripting
15 174 (18.26%) Automation Testing
16 173 (18.15%) TDD
17 162 (17.00%) Scrum
18 149 (15.63%) Software Testing
19 133 (13.96%) ISEB
19 133 (13.96%) ISTQB
20 131 (13.75%) Degree
21 115 (12.07%) Ruby
22 112 (11.75%) Regression Testing
23 110 (11.54%) Windows
24 104 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
25 101 (10.60%) Microsoft
26 96 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
27 95 (9.97%) Penetration Testing
28 94 (9.86%) E-Commerce
29 91 (9.55%) JavaScript

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (1.99%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.94%) CMS
3 8 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.73%) IIS
4 7 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.52%) Apache
5 5 (0.52%) Confluence
6 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.42%) Node.js
6 4 (0.42%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.10%) SAS
8 1 (0.10%) Mule
8 1 (0.10%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.10%) Drupal
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.52%) SaaS
2 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.42%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.36%) Wireless
2 12 (1.26%) Network Security
3 9 (0.94%) HTTP
3 9 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.84%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.73%) Internet
6 5 (0.52%) DNS
7 4 (0.42%) VoIP
7 4 (0.42%) Firewall
8 2 (0.21%) VPN
8 2 (0.21%) Broadband
8 2 (0.21%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.10%) Skype
9 1 (0.10%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.10%) SMS
9 1 (0.10%) 3G
9 1 (0.10%) DVB
9 1 (0.10%) SS7
9 1 (0.10%) TCAP
9 1 (0.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 33 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (2.94%) MySQL
5 16 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.15%) Hazelcast
9 10 (1.05%) Neo4j
9 10 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.94%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (0.63%) Big Data
11 6 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.63%) DB2
12 5 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.42%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 369 (38.72%) Selenium
2 214 (22.46%) WebDriver
3 198 (20.78%) Cucumber
4 91 (9.55%) JIRA
5 81 (8.50%) JUnit
6 67 (7.03%) SpecFlow
7 51 (5.35%) Jenkins
7 51 (5.35%) Appium
8 50 (5.25%) JMeter
9 46 (4.83%) Git (software)
10 37 (3.88%) HP UFT
10 37 (3.88%) Subversion
11 36 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 36 (3.78%) Calabash
12 35 (3.67%) Maven
13 33 (3.46%) LoadRunner
14 30 (3.15%) TeamCity
15 28 (2.94%) JBehave
16 27 (2.83%) TestNG
17 24 (2.52%) Behat
General
1 243 (25.50%) Finance
2 91 (9.55%) Banking
3 68 (7.14%) Games
4 41 (4.30%) Retail
5 40 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.68%) Marketing
7 14 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.15%) Law
10 7 (0.73%) Legal
10 7 (0.73%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.63%) Advertising
12 5 (0.52%) Publishing
12 5 (0.52%) Billing
13 4 (0.42%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.31%) Back Office
15 2 (0.21%) Front Office
15 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (8.39%) .NET
2 56 (5.88%) HTML
2 56 (5.88%) Web Services
3 49 (5.14%) XML
4 31 (3.25%) SOAP
5 27 (2.83%) REST
6 24 (2.52%) Spring
7 23 (2.41%) CSS
8 19 (1.99%) J2SE
8 19 (1.99%) Gherkin
9 18 (1.89%) ASP.NET
10 16 (1.68%) RESTful
11 14 (1.47%) J2EE
12 13 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
13 12 (1.26%) Java EE
14 11 (1.15%) JSON
14 11 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
14 11 (1.15%) Middleware
14 11 (1.15%) Backbone.js
14 11 (1.15%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.44%) Mobile App
2 86 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (7.97%) Computer Science
4 17 (1.78%) User Experience
5 16 (1.68%) SWIFT
6 14 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.15%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.15%) Replication
9 10 (1.05%) AS400
9 10 (1.05%) iSeries
9 10 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.05%) iPad
9 10 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 9 (0.94%) iPhone
10 9 (0.94%) Equities
11 8 (0.84%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.73%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 110 (11.54%) Windows
2 81 (8.50%) Android
3 80 (8.39%) Linux
4 79 (8.29%) Apple iOS
5 55 (5.77%) UNIX
6 23 (2.41%) Windows 8
7 22 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.31%) Windows 7
7 22 (2.31%) Windows Vista
7 22 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.31%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
8 10 (1.05%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.73%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.31%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (23.40%) Manual Testing
3 222 (23.29%) BDD
4 220 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 181 (18.99%) Automated Testing
6 175 (18.36%) Test Scripting
7 174 (18.26%) Automation Testing
8 173 (18.15%) TDD
9 162 (17.00%) Scrum
10 149 (15.63%) Software Testing
11 112 (11.75%) Regression Testing
12 104 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 96 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
14 95 (9.97%) Penetration Testing
15 94 (9.86%) E-Commerce
16 87 (9.13%) OO
17 74 (7.76%) SDLC
18 71 (7.45%) Performance Testing
19 50 (5.25%) Open Source
20 46 (4.83%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 371 (38.93%) Java
2 269 (28.23%) SQL
3 196 (20.57%) C#
4 115 (12.07%) Ruby
5 91 (9.55%) JavaScript
6 83 (8.71%) Python
7 55 (5.77%) PHP
8 37 (3.88%) C++
9 22 (2.31%) C
10 17 (1.78%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.57%) Groovy
12 14 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.36%) ActionScript
13 13 (1.36%) Perl
14 11 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.05%) Lua
16 7 (0.73%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.73%) Scala
17 6 (0.63%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 133 (13.96%) ISEB
1 133 (13.96%) ISTQB
2 131 (13.75%) Degree
3 55 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 41 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.41%) OSCP
6 16 (1.68%) CEH
7 11 (1.15%) CISSP
7 11 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
8 8 (0.84%) OSCE
9 7 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.42%) GPEN
11 2 (0.21%) MBA
12 1 (0.10%) GIAC
12 1 (0.10%) CCNA
12 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.10%) CISA
12 1 (0.10%) CISM
12 1 (0.10%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 434 (45.54%) QA
2 19 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) GCP
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.10%) Val IT
5 1 (0.10%) EMIR
5 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 49 (5.14%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.15%) Nessus
3 4 (0.42%) Nmap
3 4 (0.42%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (0.42%) Puppet
4 2 (0.21%) Oozie
4 2 (0.21%) SCCM
5 1 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 101 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 82 (8.60%) Oracle
3 34 (3.57%) HP
4 10 (1.05%) Bloomberg
4 10 (1.05%) Terracotta
5 8 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.63%) Capita
7 5 (0.52%) Remedy
8 4 (0.42%) Informatica
8 4 (0.42%) IBM
9 3 (0.31%) Apple
9 3 (0.31%) Telerik
10 2 (0.21%) Qualys
10 2 (0.21%) VMware
10 2 (0.21%) Borland
10 2 (0.21%) McAfee
10 2 (0.21%) Sun
10 2 (0.21%) Intel
11 1 (0.10%) Citrix
11 1 (0.10%) SAP
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