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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 307 285 246
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 381 486 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.12% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.17% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 317 440 493
Median salary £50,000 £48,063 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.03% +6.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
37543 41440 45047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.69% 95.56% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 35217 37558
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +31 46 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Ealing +23 12 £60,000 +14.28%
Twickenham - 4 £62,500 -
Chiswick +2 2 £50,000 +58.73%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £40,000 - 2
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 445 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (46.11%) QA
3 317 (35.74%) Selenium
4 286 (32.24%) Java
5 231 (26.04%) SQL
6 211 (23.79%) Finance
7 204 (23.00%) C#
8 196 (22.10%) BDD
9 180 (20.29%) Cucumber
10 179 (20.18%) Test Automation
11 174 (19.62%) Test Scripting
12 170 (19.17%) WebDriver
13 158 (17.81%) TDD
13 158 (17.81%) Scrum
14 150 (16.91%) Penetration Testing
15 149 (16.80%) Automation Testing
16 136 (15.33%) Degree
17 134 (15.11%) Automated Testing
18 119 (13.42%) Ruby
19 117 (13.19%) CREST Certified
20 114 (12.85%) Mobile App
20 114 (12.85%) Software Testing
21 112 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
22 110 (12.40%) Manual Testing
23 109 (12.29%) Performance Testing
24 108 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
25 107 (12.06%) Windows
26 106 (11.95%) Regression Testing
27 103 (11.61%) ISEB
28 102 (11.50%) .NET

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 21 (2.37%) Confluence
2 8 (0.90%) IIS
3 5 (0.56%) Apache
3 5 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.23%) CMS
4 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.23%) SAS
5 1 (0.11%) JBoss
5 1 (0.11%) MTS
5 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.11%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.11%) Xceptor
Applications
1 42 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.58%) MS Office
3 5 (0.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (1.47%) Misys Midas
2 10 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.79%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.23%) Global One
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Optimost
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.58%) GitHub
2 11 (1.24%) SaaS
3 8 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.23%) Google Play
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.43%) Wireless
2 42 (4.74%) Firewall
3 27 (3.04%) HTTP
4 21 (2.37%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.80%) LAN
5 16 (1.80%) WAN
6 14 (1.58%) Network Security
7 9 (1.01%) HTTPS
7 9 (1.01%) Internet
8 5 (0.56%) LDAP
9 2 (0.23%) GSM
9 2 (0.23%) SSH
9 2 (0.23%) UMTS
9 2 (0.23%) Wireless Security
9 2 (0.23%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.11%) IPsec
10 1 (0.11%) LTE
10 1 (0.11%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (0.11%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.11%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 22 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.03%) Big Data
5 15 (1.69%) MySQL
6 10 (1.13%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.34%) HBase
11 2 (0.23%) Power BI
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.23%) SQLite
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 317 (35.74%) Selenium
2 180 (20.29%) Cucumber
3 170 (19.17%) WebDriver
4 92 (10.37%) JMeter
5 90 (10.15%) JIRA
6 82 (9.24%) SpecFlow
7 73 (8.23%) Git (software)
8 69 (7.78%) JUnit
9 68 (7.67%) SoapUI
10 65 (7.33%) Jenkins
11 57 (6.43%) LoadRunner
12 55 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 50 (5.64%) Burp Suite
14 39 (4.40%) HP UFT
15 36 (4.06%) Appium
15 36 (4.06%) FitNesse
15 36 (4.06%) Metasploit
16 31 (3.49%) Visual Studio
17 30 (3.38%) NUnit
18 25 (2.82%) LoadUI
General
1 211 (23.79%) Finance
2 66 (7.44%) Banking
3 37 (4.17%) Games
4 33 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.93%) Retail
6 16 (1.80%) Law
7 15 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.47%) Marketing
9 11 (1.24%) Legal
10 10 (1.13%) Billing
11 8 (0.90%) Advertising
12 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.45%) Back Office
13 4 (0.45%) Front Office
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (11.50%) .NET
2 98 (11.05%) Web Services
3 56 (6.31%) HTML
4 43 (4.85%) XML
5 38 (4.28%) Gherkin
5 38 (4.28%) SOAP
6 29 (3.27%) CSS
7 24 (2.71%) RESTful
8 22 (2.48%) JSON
9 21 (2.37%) .NET Framework
10 19 (2.14%) REST
11 17 (1.92%) Node.js
12 15 (1.69%) 802.1X
12 15 (1.69%) Ajax
13 13 (1.47%) jQuery
14 8 (0.90%) JDBC
14 8 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (0.90%) WebSockets
15 6 (0.68%) ASP.NET
15 6 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.85%) Mobile App
2 112 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.07%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.48%) Client/Server
4 22 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (2.14%) Fintech
6 18 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.47%) User Experience
8 12 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.35%) Online Games
9 11 (1.24%) Blog
10 10 (1.13%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.90%) Spread Betting
12 6 (0.68%) BBC
12 6 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.68%) Life Science
12 6 (0.68%) New Media
12 6 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (12.06%) Windows
2 90 (10.15%) Linux
3 70 (7.89%) Android
4 63 (7.10%) Apple iOS
5 47 (5.30%) Unix
6 9 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.34%) AIX
7 3 (0.34%) Solaris
8 2 (0.23%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (22.10%) BDD
3 179 (20.18%) Test Automation
4 174 (19.62%) Test Scripting
5 158 (17.81%) Scrum
5 158 (17.81%) TDD
6 150 (16.91%) Penetration Testing
7 149 (16.80%) Automation Testing
8 134 (15.11%) Automated Testing
9 114 (12.85%) Software Testing
10 110 (12.40%) Manual Testing
11 109 (12.29%) Performance Testing
12 108 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
13 106 (11.95%) Regression Testing
14 79 (8.91%) Test Strategy
15 72 (8.12%) Cybersecurity
16 71 (8.00%) Kanban
16 71 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
17 67 (7.55%) Security Testing
18 66 (7.44%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 286 (32.24%) Java
2 231 (26.04%) SQL
3 204 (23.00%) C#
4 119 (13.42%) Ruby
5 87 (9.81%) Python
6 80 (9.02%) JavaScript
7 43 (4.85%) C++
8 35 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 28 (3.16%) Groovy
10 27 (3.04%) Perl
10 27 (3.04%) PHP
11 26 (2.93%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.92%) VB
13 11 (1.24%) C
13 11 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.13%) Scala
15 7 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.68%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.68%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 136 (15.33%) Degree
2 117 (13.19%) CREST Certified
3 103 (11.61%) ISEB
4 96 (10.82%) ISTQB
5 46 (5.19%) OSCP
6 39 (4.40%) CISSP
7 38 (4.28%) Security Cleared
8 35 (3.95%) CEH
9 32 (3.61%) GPEN
10 30 (3.38%) GIAC
11 24 (2.71%) CHECK Team Leader
12 22 (2.48%) SC Cleared
13 20 (2.25%) Tigerscheme
14 19 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (1.80%) CCNA
15 16 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (1.80%) GWAPT
16 15 (1.69%) CHECK Team Member
17 14 (1.58%) EC-Council LPT
18 12 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (46.11%) QA
2 38 (4.28%) SDET
3 12 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) COBIT
5 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) Val IT
System Software
1 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.34%) Docker
3 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (4.06%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (3.04%) Nessus
3 23 (2.59%) HP SiteScope
4 18 (2.03%) Nmap
5 12 (1.35%) HP Fortify
6 8 (0.90%) Nagios
7 6 (0.68%) Nexpose
8 5 (0.56%) Grafana
8 5 (0.56%) Graphite
9 3 (0.34%) Puppet
9 3 (0.34%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.11%) Ansible
10 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 84 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.20%) HP
3 44 (4.96%) Oracle
4 23 (2.59%) Google
5 15 (1.69%) Cisco
5 15 (1.69%) Fortinet
5 15 (1.69%) Juniper
5 15 (1.69%) Nokia
6 9 (1.01%) IBM
7 8 (0.90%) Atlassian
7 8 (0.90%) Misys
8 7 (0.79%) Splunk
9 6 (0.68%) BT
9 6 (0.68%) Intel Security
10 5 (0.56%) Apple
10 5 (0.56%) Dynatrace
10 5 (0.56%) SAP
11 4 (0.45%) Capita
12 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.34%) VMware
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £40K +bonus +benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £40K +bonus +benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago