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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 269 294 305
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 389 462 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.11% 1.06% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.10% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 332 425 384
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 £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
33674 42112 43698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.87% 96.23% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28710 35811 37120
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +29 50 £55,000 +15.78% 9
Ealing +25 15 £57,500 +4.54%
Chiswick +6 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Kingston Upon Thames +7 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Chessington - 4 £40,000 -
Uxbridge +6 3 £45,000 +9.09%
Hounslow - 2 £52,500 -
Wimbledon 0 1 £70,000 +80.64%
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 419 (54.84%) QA
2 396 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
3 383 (50.13%) Selenium
4 249 (32.59%) Java
5 219 (28.66%) Cucumber
6 202 (26.44%) BDD
7 181 (23.69%) SQL
8 177 (23.17%) Test Automation
9 175 (22.91%) Finance
10 152 (19.90%) WebDriver
11 150 (19.63%) TDD
12 149 (19.50%) C#
13 139 (18.19%) Linux
14 138 (18.06%) Software Testing
15 136 (17.80%) Scrum
16 132 (17.28%) Automated Testing
17 121 (15.84%) Test Scripting
18 119 (15.58%) Python
19 114 (14.92%) Ruby
20 111 (14.53%) Penetration Testing
21 110 (14.40%) Windows
21 110 (14.40%) JIRA
22 108 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
23 107 (14.01%) Regression Testing
24 105 (13.74%) ISEB
25 103 (13.48%) JMeter
26 102 (13.35%) Manual Testing
27 99 (12.96%) SoapUI
28 98 (12.83%) Unix
29 95 (12.43%) JavaScript

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 22 (2.88%) Confluence
2 8 (1.05%) CMS
3 7 (0.92%) Umbraco
4 6 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.26%) Apache
7 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.26%) SAS
7 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 31 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.49%) MS Office
3 16 (2.09%) MS Project
3 16 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.65%) CSG Singleview
3 3 (0.39%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) Global One
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Optimost
5 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.53%) SaaS
2 24 (3.14%) GitHub
3 13 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.26%) Google Play
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.33%) HTTP
2 39 (5.10%) Wireless
3 21 (2.75%) Firewall
3 21 (2.75%) HTTPS
4 18 (2.36%) Network Security
5 17 (2.23%) Internet
6 6 (0.79%) SSL
7 2 (0.26%) LAN
7 2 (0.26%) LDAP
7 2 (0.26%) SSH
7 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.26%) WAN
8 1 (0.13%) Multicast
8 1 (0.13%) RTSP
8 1 (0.13%) Wideband
8 1 (0.13%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.25%) Relational Database
2 37 (4.84%) Big Data
3 32 (4.19%) SQL Server
4 26 (3.40%) MySQL
4 26 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (1.96%) HBase
8 11 (1.44%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.79%) Redis
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.26%) Power BI
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.26%) SQLite
14 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 383 (50.13%) Selenium
2 219 (28.66%) Cucumber
3 152 (19.90%) WebDriver
4 110 (14.40%) JIRA
5 103 (13.48%) JMeter
6 99 (12.96%) SoapUI
7 85 (11.13%) JUnit
8 83 (10.86%) SpecFlow
9 74 (9.69%) Jenkins
10 66 (8.64%) Git (software)
11 43 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 37 (4.84%) LoadRunner
13 29 (3.80%) Burp Suite
13 29 (3.80%) NUnit
14 24 (3.14%) Appium
15 22 (2.88%) LoadUI
16 20 (2.62%) Capybara
16 20 (2.62%) HP UFT
16 20 (2.62%) Metasploit
17 19 (2.49%) Protractor
General
1 175 (22.91%) Finance
2 46 (6.02%) Banking
3 32 (4.19%) Games
4 31 (4.06%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.23%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.96%) Retail
7 13 (1.70%) Advertising
8 12 (1.57%) Legal
9 10 (1.31%) Marketing
10 8 (1.05%) Front Office
11 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.79%) Billing
13 5 (0.65%) Law
13 5 (0.65%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) iGaming
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (11.52%) Web Services
2 67 (8.77%) SOAP
3 66 (8.64%) .NET
3 66 (8.64%) XML
4 55 (7.20%) HTML
5 52 (6.81%) RESTful
6 51 (6.68%) REST
7 38 (4.97%) Gherkin
8 26 (3.40%) CSS
9 19 (2.49%) JSON
10 15 (1.96%) Ajax
11 13 (1.70%) Node.js
12 12 (1.57%) Backbone.js
12 12 (1.57%) Handlebars
12 12 (1.57%) React
13 10 (1.31%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.31%) ASP.NET
14 9 (1.18%) HTML5
15 8 (1.05%) .NET Framework
16 7 (0.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.95%) Mobile App
2 68 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.63%) Fintech
4 23 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.88%) Client/Server
6 20 (2.62%) Online Games
7 14 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
7 14 (1.83%) User Experience
8 13 (1.70%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.57%) Blog
9 12 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.31%) iPad
11 9 (1.18%) iPhone
12 8 (1.05%) BBC
12 8 (1.05%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.05%) New Media
13 6 (0.79%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.79%) Life Science
14 5 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 139 (18.19%) Linux
2 110 (14.40%) Windows
3 98 (12.83%) Unix
4 62 (8.12%) Android
5 51 (6.68%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.52%) AIX
8 4 (0.52%) Solaris
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (26.44%) BDD
3 177 (23.17%) Test Automation
4 150 (19.63%) TDD
5 138 (18.06%) Software Testing
6 136 (17.80%) Scrum
7 132 (17.28%) Automated Testing
8 121 (15.84%) Test Scripting
9 111 (14.53%) Penetration Testing
10 108 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
11 107 (14.01%) Regression Testing
12 102 (13.35%) Manual Testing
13 95 (12.43%) Performance Testing
14 87 (11.39%) Automation Testing
15 78 (10.21%) API Testing
15 78 (10.21%) Kanban
16 71 (9.29%) E-Commerce
17 69 (9.03%) QA Automation
18 64 (8.38%) Security Testing
19 57 (7.46%) OO
Programming Languages
1 249 (32.59%) Java
2 181 (23.69%) SQL
3 149 (19.50%) C#
4 119 (15.58%) Python
5 114 (14.92%) Ruby
6 95 (12.43%) JavaScript
7 36 (4.71%) Groovy
8 35 (4.58%) Bash Shell
9 28 (3.66%) PHP
10 26 (3.40%) C++
11 22 (2.88%) Perl
12 15 (1.96%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.70%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.05%) Scala
16 7 (0.92%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.65%) ActionScript
17 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.52%) VB
19 3 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 105 (13.74%) ISEB
2 91 (11.91%) CREST Certified
3 86 (11.26%) Degree
4 72 (9.42%) ISTQB
5 38 (4.97%) Security Cleared
6 37 (4.84%) CEH
7 34 (4.45%) OSCP
8 29 (3.80%) CISSP
9 28 (3.66%) CHECK Team Leader
10 23 (3.01%) SC Cleared
11 22 (2.88%) CHECK Team Member
12 21 (2.75%) GPEN
13 19 (2.49%) GIAC
14 17 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (1.70%) CCNA
15 13 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (1.70%) Tigerscheme
16 11 (1.44%) EC-Council LPT
16 11 (1.44%) GWAPT
17 10 (1.31%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 419 (54.84%) QA
2 43 (5.63%) SDET
3 13 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.39%) SEPA
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.13%) Val IT
System Software
1 8 (1.05%) Docker
2 4 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.62%) HP SiteScope
3 12 (1.57%) Nessus
4 9 (1.18%) Puppet
5 8 (1.05%) Grafana
6 6 (0.79%) Nmap
6 6 (0.79%) StatsD
7 5 (0.65%) Nagios
8 4 (0.52%) HP Fortify
8 4 (0.52%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.26%) Graphite
10 1 (0.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (6.15%) HP
2 45 (5.89%) Oracle
3 32 (4.19%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.75%) Google
5 16 (2.09%) Siebel
5 16 (2.09%) Sun
6 9 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.05%) BT
7 8 (1.05%) IBM
7 8 (1.05%) Intel Security
8 7 (0.92%) Splunk
9 6 (0.79%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.65%) Borland
10 5 (0.65%) Cisco
10 5 (0.65%) Fortinet
10 5 (0.65%) Juniper
10 5 (0.65%) Nokia
11 4 (0.52%) Capita
11 4 (0.52%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.39%) Tableau
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Health,pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
GCS
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (Plus excellent package)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £63000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Central London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago