The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Tester
Rank 419 397 381
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 23 25 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 54
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £20,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.06% -3.33%
Web 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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Web Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Web Tester in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Web Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Tester across the South East region.

Web Tester Salary Trend in the South East

Web Tester
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
East Sussex -25 11 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £25,500 -5.55% 2
West Sussex -9 2 £32,500 +12.06%
Berkshire -5 1 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Hampshire -15 1 - -
Web Tester
England

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Web 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 Web Tester in their job title.

1 29 (61.70%) Automated Testing
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 25 (53.19%) ISEB
3 25 (53.19%) ISTQB
4 24 (51.06%) Software Testing
4 24 (51.06%) QA
5 22 (46.81%) Selenium
6 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (38.30%) Test Scripting
8 17 (36.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
9 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
10 15 (31.91%) HTML
11 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
12 13 (27.66%) BDD
12 13 (27.66%) JIRA
12 13 (27.66%) User Stories
12 13 (27.66%) TDD
13 12 (25.53%) XML
14 11 (23.40%) Scrum
14 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
15 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
15 10 (21.28%) Performance Testing
15 10 (21.28%) System Testing
15 10 (21.28%) ATDD
15 10 (21.28%) QuickTest Pro
15 10 (21.28%) UNIX
16 9 (19.15%) Finance
16 9 (19.15%) Ruby
17 8 (17.02%) Regression Testing

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Web 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 Web Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.89%) ColdFusion
2 6 (12.77%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Selenium
2 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
3 13 (27.66%) JIRA
4 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
5 10 (21.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.26%) Grunt
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.13%) Behat
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) HTML
2 12 (25.53%) XML
3 7 (14.89%) JSP
4 5 (10.64%) CSS
5 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 2 (4.26%) JSON
6 2 (4.26%) WCF
6 2 (4.26%) LINQ
6 2 (4.26%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) XSL
6 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
6 2 (4.26%) Sass
7 1 (2.13%) XHTML
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.26%) FMCG
1 2 (4.26%) Social Media
1 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) UNIX
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Automated Testing
2 24 (51.06%) Software Testing
3 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) Test Scripting
5 17 (36.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
6 13 (27.66%) BDD
6 13 (27.66%) User Stories
6 13 (27.66%) TDD
7 11 (23.40%) Scrum
8 10 (21.28%) System Testing
8 10 (21.28%) ATDD
8 10 (21.28%) Performance Testing
9 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.02%) Regression Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Web Development
10 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Web Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) Ruby
4 8 (17.02%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) ISEB
1 25 (53.19%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (51.06%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Symbian
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.26%) Telerik
2 1 (2.13%) Sony
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