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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 288 310 266
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 432 397 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.05% 0.97% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.01% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 390 348 399
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
39382 39313 40777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.65% 95.73% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33975 33320 33316
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 +44 59 £47,500 +5.55% 20
Ealing -9 13 £55,000 -8.33%
Harrow - 3 £52,500 -
Hammersmith - 3 £55,000 -
Enfield - 2 £33,000 -
Twickenham - 2 £33,750 -
Southwark +1 1 £55,000 +92.98%
Wimbledon +1 1 £47,500 -
Croydon -1 1 £25,000 - 1
Romford - 1 £57,500 -
Tester
England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 452 (52.25%) QA
2 433 (50.06%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (38.61%) Selenium
4 278 (32.14%) SQL
5 233 (26.94%) Java
6 222 (25.66%) Test Automation
7 220 (25.43%) BDD
8 216 (24.97%) Finance
9 205 (23.70%) WebDriver
10 195 (22.54%) C#
11 187 (21.62%) Cucumber
12 182 (21.04%) Automated Testing
13 172 (19.88%) Degree
14 171 (19.77%) TDD
15 168 (19.42%) Automation Testing
16 161 (18.61%) Software Testing
17 146 (16.88%) ISTQB
18 143 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
19 142 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
20 136 (15.72%) ISEB
21 135 (15.61%) Test Scripting
22 133 (15.38%) Windows
23 125 (14.45%) Manual Testing
24 123 (14.22%) Microsoft
25 119 (13.76%) Scrum
26 114 (13.18%) Penetration Testing
27 107 (12.37%) Ruby
28 103 (11.91%) JIRA
29 102 (11.79%) User Acceptance Testing
30 100 (11.56%) Linux

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (1.39%) Confluence
2 10 (1.16%) IIS
3 7 (0.81%) Node.js
4 5 (0.58%) CMS
4 5 (0.58%) Drupal
5 4 (0.46%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.23%) Apache
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.12%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 40 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.73%) MS Office
3 7 (0.81%) Maya
4 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.16%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.35%) SaaS
2 6 (0.69%) GitHub
3 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.47%) TCP/IP
2 28 (3.24%) Wireless
3 24 (2.77%) HTTP
3 24 (2.77%) Network Security
4 23 (2.66%) Firewall
5 16 (1.85%) LAN
5 16 (1.85%) WAN
6 12 (1.39%) Internet
7 4 (0.46%) MVNO
8 3 (0.35%) VoIP
8 3 (0.35%) Wireless Security
8 3 (0.35%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.23%) SS7
10 1 (0.12%) 2G
10 1 (0.12%) 3G
10 1 (0.12%) Extranet
10 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.12%) Intranet
10 1 (0.12%) SAN
10 1 (0.12%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.74%) Relational Database
1 41 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.08%) DB2
2 18 (2.08%) DbVisualizer
3 16 (1.85%) Big Data
4 13 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.69%) Hazelcast
7 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.46%) MySQL
9 3 (0.35%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.23%) OLTP
11 1 (0.12%) GIS
11 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.12%) SQLite
11 1 (0.12%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 334 (38.61%) Selenium
2 205 (23.70%) WebDriver
3 187 (21.62%) Cucumber
4 103 (11.91%) JIRA
5 97 (11.21%) SpecFlow
6 82 (9.48%) Jenkins
7 76 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 57 (6.59%) HP UFT
9 56 (6.47%) Git (software)
10 49 (5.66%) JUnit
11 43 (4.97%) JMeter
12 37 (4.28%) SoapUI
13 36 (4.16%) LoadRunner
14 32 (3.70%) FitNesse
15 28 (3.24%) Appium
16 24 (2.77%) Hudson
17 23 (2.66%) RSpec
17 23 (2.66%) Visual Studio
18 22 (2.54%) Subversion
18 22 (2.54%) TestNG
General
1 216 (24.97%) Finance
2 73 (8.44%) Banking
3 52 (6.01%) Law
4 49 (5.66%) Retail
5 47 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 40 (4.62%) Games
7 25 (2.89%) Legal
8 24 (2.77%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.62%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.27%) Marketing
12 10 (1.16%) Advertising
12 10 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.81%) Publishing
14 5 (0.58%) Front Office
15 3 (0.35%) German Language
15 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Billing
16 2 (0.23%) International Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.60%) .NET
1 83 (9.60%) Web Services
2 62 (7.17%) HTML
3 55 (6.36%) XML
4 44 (5.09%) Gherkin
5 37 (4.28%) SOAP
6 30 (3.47%) CSS
7 26 (3.01%) RESTful
8 24 (2.77%) J2EE
9 17 (1.97%) REST
10 13 (1.50%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.39%) jQuery
12 11 (1.27%) Spring
13 10 (1.16%) JSON
14 7 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (0.81%) Backbone.js
14 7 (0.81%) J2SE
15 6 (0.69%) Apache Camel
16 5 (0.58%) .NET Framework
16 5 (0.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 142 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 53 (6.13%) Mobile App
4 35 (4.05%) Client/Server
5 20 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.85%) Fintech
8 15 (1.73%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.27%) Digital Media
9 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
11 9 (1.04%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.81%) Physics
12 7 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (0.69%) Animation
13 6 (0.69%) Online Games
13 6 (0.69%) Statistics
14 5 (0.58%) iPad
14 5 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 133 (15.38%) Windows
2 100 (11.56%) Linux
3 96 (11.10%) Unix
4 71 (8.21%) Apple iOS
5 70 (8.09%) Android
6 13 (1.50%) Solaris
7 10 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.58%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.12%) SUSE
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (50.06%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (25.66%) Test Automation
3 220 (25.43%) BDD
4 182 (21.04%) Automated Testing
5 171 (19.77%) TDD
6 168 (19.42%) Automation Testing
7 161 (18.61%) Software Testing
8 143 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
9 135 (15.61%) Test Scripting
10 125 (14.45%) Manual Testing
11 119 (13.76%) Scrum
12 114 (13.18%) Penetration Testing
13 102 (11.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 100 (11.56%) Functional Testing
15 91 (10.52%) SDLC
16 77 (8.90%) E-Commerce
17 76 (8.79%) Performance Testing
18 71 (8.21%) Test Strategy
19 68 (7.86%) Information Security
20 67 (7.75%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 278 (32.14%) SQL
2 233 (26.94%) Java
3 195 (22.54%) C#
4 107 (12.37%) Ruby
5 86 (9.94%) JavaScript
6 53 (6.13%) Python
7 45 (5.20%) C++
8 35 (4.05%) PHP
9 20 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.73%) C
11 14 (1.62%) VB
12 11 (1.27%) Groovy
13 9 (1.04%) VBScript
14 8 (0.92%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.81%) Perl
16 5 (0.58%) ActionScript
16 5 (0.58%) VB6
17 4 (0.46%) COBOL
17 4 (0.46%) Lua
17 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 172 (19.88%) Degree
2 146 (16.88%) ISTQB
3 136 (15.72%) ISEB
4 61 (7.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 44 (5.09%) CREST Certified
6 28 (3.24%) Security Cleared
7 24 (2.77%) OSCP
7 24 (2.77%) SC Cleared
8 18 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
9 16 (1.85%) CHECK Team Member
10 13 (1.50%) CHECK Team Leader
11 12 (1.39%) CISSP
12 11 (1.27%) CEH
13 8 (0.92%) GPEN
14 6 (0.69%) GWAPT
15 5 (0.58%) OSCE
16 4 (0.46%) CISA
17 3 (0.35%) CISM
17 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
18 2 (0.23%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (52.25%) QA
2 34 (3.93%) SDET
3 18 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (0.92%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.46%) SEPA
8 3 (0.35%) EMIR
9 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.23%) vSphere
3 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (2.43%) Nessus
3 14 (1.62%) SCCM
4 11 (1.27%) Nmap
5 8 (0.92%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.23%) Graphite
6 2 (0.23%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.23%) Puppet
6 2 (0.23%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.12%) Ansible
7 1 (0.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 123 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.20%) HP
3 18 (2.08%) hybris
4 16 (1.85%) Citrix
5 13 (1.50%) Oracle
6 10 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.69%) BT
7 6 (0.69%) Google
7 6 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.46%) Bloomberg
8 4 (0.46%) Murex
8 4 (0.46%) VMware
9 3 (0.35%) SAP
9 3 (0.35%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.23%) Cisco
10 2 (0.23%) iManage
10 2 (0.23%) Interwoven
10 2 (0.23%) Marketo
10 2 (0.23%) Splunk
10 2 (0.23%) Twitter
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - 60k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000- 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £30,000- 70,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago