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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
England / London
Rank 290 291 307
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 340 417 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.02% 1.04% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.08% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 290 380 354
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 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
32082 38631 39070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.84% 96.18% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27225 33269 33192
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 £33,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +15 47 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Chiswick - 11 £52,500 -
Ealing +17 10 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Hammersmith +3 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £40,000 -
Chessington - 3 £40,000 -
Uxbridge -7 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Wembley - 2 £30,000 -
Wimbledon 0 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 429 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
1 429 (57.35%) QA
2 402 (53.74%) Selenium
3 249 (33.29%) Java
4 241 (32.22%) Cucumber
5 210 (28.07%) BDD
6 203 (27.14%) Test Automation
7 173 (23.13%) WebDriver
8 160 (21.39%) Finance
9 159 (21.26%) SQL
10 155 (20.72%) TDD
11 151 (20.19%) C#
12 144 (19.25%) Scrum
13 143 (19.12%) Linux
14 140 (18.72%) Automated Testing
15 135 (18.05%) Python
16 133 (17.78%) Software Testing
17 128 (17.11%) Ruby
18 121 (16.18%) Manual Testing
19 117 (15.64%) JIRA
20 114 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
21 112 (14.97%) Automation Testing
22 110 (14.71%) Windows
23 105 (14.04%) Unix
24 97 (12.97%) JavaScript
25 91 (12.17%) QA Automation
26 90 (12.03%) Regression Testing
27 86 (11.50%) ISEB
27 86 (11.50%) Penetration Testing
27 86 (11.50%) Test Scripting

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 32 (4.28%) Confluence
2 9 (1.20%) CMS
3 8 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.94%) Umbraco
5 6 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.40%) IIS
6 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.27%) Apache
7 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 31 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.67%) MS Office
3 16 (2.14%) MS Project
3 16 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) NUKE
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.27%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) Global One
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.68%) SaaS
2 22 (2.94%) GitHub
3 21 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.27%) Google Play
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (8.82%) HTTP
2 21 (2.81%) HTTPS
3 19 (2.54%) Network Security
4 18 (2.41%) Wireless
5 17 (2.27%) Internet
6 10 (1.34%) Firewall
7 6 (0.80%) SSL
8 2 (0.27%) SSH
9 1 (0.13%) Intranet
9 1 (0.13%) LDAP
9 1 (0.13%) Multicast
9 1 (0.13%) RTSP
9 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.13%) Wideband
9 1 (0.13%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.63%) Relational Database
2 41 (5.48%) Big Data
2 41 (5.48%) NoSQL
3 40 (5.35%) MySQL
4 24 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (3.07%) HBase
6 22 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 17 (2.27%) MongoDB
8 16 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 14 (1.87%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.74%) Redis
11 12 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.67%) Power BI
13 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.13%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.13%) OLTP
14 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 402 (53.74%) Selenium
2 241 (32.22%) Cucumber
3 173 (23.13%) WebDriver
4 117 (15.64%) JIRA
5 83 (11.10%) SoapUI
6 82 (10.96%) JUnit
7 80 (10.70%) JMeter
7 80 (10.70%) SpecFlow
8 77 (10.29%) Git (software)
9 75 (10.03%) Jenkins
10 41 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (4.01%) Appium
11 30 (4.01%) Capybara
12 23 (3.07%) Hamcrest
12 23 (3.07%) jMock
12 23 (3.07%) NUnit
13 22 (2.94%) Maven
14 21 (2.81%) Protractor
15 19 (2.54%) Calabash
15 19 (2.54%) HP UFT
General
1 160 (21.39%) Finance
2 42 (5.61%) Banking
3 24 (3.21%) Games
4 18 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.01%) Legal
7 14 (1.87%) Retail
8 11 (1.47%) Marketing
9 10 (1.34%) Advertising
10 9 (1.20%) Front Office
10 9 (1.20%) Law
11 6 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.80%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) Billing
12 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) iGaming
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (9.89%) Web Services
2 71 (9.49%) RESTful
3 69 (9.22%) XML
4 67 (8.96%) SOAP
5 57 (7.62%) .NET
5 57 (7.62%) REST
6 47 (6.28%) HTML
7 40 (5.35%) Gherkin
8 24 (3.21%) JSON
9 22 (2.94%) CSS
10 19 (2.54%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (1.74%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (1.74%) Ajax
11 13 (1.74%) JSON Schema
11 13 (1.74%) JSON-LD
12 12 (1.60%) Backbone.js
12 12 (1.60%) Handlebars
12 12 (1.60%) Node.js
12 12 (1.60%) React
13 9 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 55 (7.35%) Fintech
3 54 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.21%) User Experience
5 22 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
6 18 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.74%) Online Games
8 11 (1.47%) Blog
9 10 (1.34%) iPad
10 9 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.20%) iPhone
11 7 (0.94%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.94%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.67%) Equities
12 5 (0.67%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.67%) Life Science
12 5 (0.67%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.53%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 143 (19.12%) Linux
2 110 (14.71%) Windows
3 105 (14.04%) Unix
4 49 (6.55%) Android
5 37 (4.95%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.53%) AIX
8 4 (0.53%) Solaris
9 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (28.07%) BDD
3 203 (27.14%) Test Automation
4 155 (20.72%) TDD
5 144 (19.25%) Scrum
6 140 (18.72%) Automated Testing
7 133 (17.78%) Software Testing
8 121 (16.18%) Manual Testing
9 114 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
10 112 (14.97%) Automation Testing
11 91 (12.17%) QA Automation
12 90 (12.03%) Regression Testing
13 86 (11.50%) Kanban
13 86 (11.50%) Penetration Testing
13 86 (11.50%) Test Scripting
14 80 (10.70%) E-Commerce
15 72 (9.63%) Security Testing
16 56 (7.49%) OO
17 55 (7.35%) SOA
18 54 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 249 (33.29%) Java
2 159 (21.26%) SQL
3 151 (20.19%) C#
4 135 (18.05%) Python
5 128 (17.11%) Ruby
6 97 (12.97%) JavaScript
7 36 (4.81%) Groovy
8 28 (3.74%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.34%) PHP
10 20 (2.67%) Perl
10 20 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.27%) C++
12 13 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.20%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.80%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.67%) Scala
16 4 (0.53%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.40%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.40%) C
17 3 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (11.50%) ISEB
2 73 (9.76%) Degree
3 62 (8.29%) CREST Certified
4 55 (7.35%) ISTQB
5 37 (4.95%) Security Cleared
6 31 (4.14%) CHECK Team Leader
7 28 (3.74%) SC Cleared
8 27 (3.61%) CEH
9 26 (3.48%) CHECK Team Member
10 25 (3.34%) OSCP
11 15 (2.01%) CISSP
11 15 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (1.47%) GIAC
12 11 (1.47%) GPEN
13 8 (1.07%) CISA
13 8 (1.07%) Tigerscheme
14 6 (0.80%) CCNA
14 6 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.80%) SANS
15 5 (0.67%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 429 (57.35%) QA
2 58 (7.75%) SDET
3 13 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.40%) SEPA
System Software
1 15 (2.01%) Docker
2 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (3.07%) Puppet
3 14 (1.87%) Grafana
4 13 (1.74%) StatsD
5 7 (0.94%) Nessus
6 6 (0.80%) Ansible
6 6 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.80%) Rancher
7 5 (0.67%) logstash
8 4 (0.53%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.40%) Nmap
10 2 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.27%) Nagios
11 1 (0.13%) Graphite
11 1 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
11 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (4.81%) Oracle
2 33 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.61%) HP
4 17 (2.27%) Google
5 16 (2.14%) Siebel
5 16 (2.14%) Sun
6 15 (2.01%) Atlassian
7 14 (1.87%) Splunk
8 12 (1.60%) TOWER Software
9 8 (1.07%) IBM
10 6 (0.80%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.67%) Borland
11 5 (0.67%) Tableau
12 4 (0.53%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.53%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.40%) BT
13 3 (0.40%) Capita
13 3 (0.40%) hybris
13 3 (0.40%) Intel Security
13 3 (0.40%) Sencha
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £100000 per annum + Car + Expenses + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum & bonus and good company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
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West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum DOE
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City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 (with exceptional package)
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £60,000
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City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + Additional benefits
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
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