The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Tester
Rank 854 826 779
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 51 47 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.044% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.047% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 39 106
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,300 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Web Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Web Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Tester within the UK.

Web Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Web Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Tester over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Web Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Web Tester
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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
England -19 49 £34,500 +15.00% 8
South East -14 20 £34,000 +17.24% 1
London +2 14 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Brighton -11 12 £35,000 -2.09%
East Sussex -14 12 £35,000 -2.09%
West Midlands -9 6 £35,000 +55.55%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £25,500 -
High Wycombe - 6 £25,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £29,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 £29,500 -
City of London +12 3 £36,500 -18.88% 1
North West - 3 £30,000 - 1
Manchester - 3 £30,000 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £22,500 - 1
Bath - 2 £32,500 -
South West - 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £24,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £22,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £22,500 - 3
Somerset - 2 £32,500 -
Warwickshire +5 1 £35,000 +55.55%
Hampshire -10 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £24,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £25,000 -
Belfast - 1 £25,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £30,000 -
Fareham - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £25,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £25,500 -

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 48 (44.86%) Selenium
2 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (39.25%) Automated Testing
4 40 (37.38%) SQL
5 37 (34.58%) QA
6 29 (27.10%) ISEB
7 28 (26.17%) Software Testing
7 28 (26.17%) Test Scripting
7 28 (26.17%) Manual Testing
8 27 (25.23%) ISTQB
9 23 (21.50%) BDD
10 22 (20.56%) WebDriver
10 22 (20.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (19.63%) .NET
12 20 (18.69%) HTML
12 20 (18.69%) Test Automation
12 20 (18.69%) Cucumber
13 19 (17.76%) Scrum
14 18 (16.82%) JIRA
14 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
15 15 (14.02%) Ruby
15 15 (14.02%) Degree
16 14 (13.08%) XML
16 14 (13.08%) Security Testing
17 13 (12.15%) Web Testing
17 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
17 13 (12.15%) PHP
17 13 (12.15%) CMS
17 13 (12.15%) TDD
18 12 (11.21%) SQL Server

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 13 (12.15%) CMS
2 7 (6.54%) ColdFusion
3 4 (3.74%) WordPress
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.87%) DB2
3 2 (1.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (44.86%) Selenium
2 22 (20.56%) WebDriver
3 20 (18.69%) Cucumber
4 18 (16.82%) JIRA
5 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.28%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (7.48%) Jenkins
7 7 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.74%) JMeter
8 4 (3.74%) Hudson
9 3 (2.80%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.80%) NUnit
9 3 (2.80%) WATIR
10 2 (1.87%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.87%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.87%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.87%) Subversion
10 2 (1.87%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.87%) JUnit
10 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.63%) .NET
2 20 (18.69%) HTML
3 14 (13.08%) XML
4 10 (9.35%) CSS
5 7 (6.54%) JSP
6 4 (3.74%) Web Services
7 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.80%) JSON
8 2 (1.87%) WCF
8 2 (1.87%) LINQ
8 2 (1.87%) jQuery
8 2 (1.87%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.87%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.87%) Sass
9 1 (0.93%) RESTful
9 1 (0.93%) REST
9 1 (0.93%) CSS3
9 1 (0.93%) XSL
9 1 (0.93%) Flash
9 1 (0.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.80%) User Experience
3 3 (2.80%) Social Media
3 3 (2.80%) Social Network
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Firmware
4 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.87%) FMCG
4 2 (1.87%) Open Source
5 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.93%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) UNIX
2 10 (9.35%) Linux
3 4 (3.74%) Windows
3 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.80%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (39.25%) Automated Testing
3 28 (26.17%) Software Testing
3 28 (26.17%) Test Scripting
3 28 (26.17%) Manual Testing
4 23 (21.50%) BDD
5 22 (20.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (18.69%) Test Automation
7 19 (17.76%) Scrum
8 14 (13.08%) Security Testing
9 13 (12.15%) Web Testing
9 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
9 13 (12.15%) TDD
10 12 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (11.21%) User Stories
11 11 (10.28%) Performance Testing
11 11 (10.28%) Regression Testing
12 10 (9.35%) Automation Testing
13 8 (7.48%) ATDD
13 8 (7.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.38%) SQL
2 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.02%) Ruby
4 13 (12.15%) PHP
5 10 (9.35%) C#
6 5 (4.67%) Java
7 3 (2.80%) VBScript
7 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.87%) C
8 2 (1.87%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (27.10%) ISEB
2 27 (25.23%) ISTQB
3 15 (14.02%) Degree
4 6 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (34.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.80%) HP
3 2 (1.87%) Telerik
4 1 (0.93%) Sony
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Symbian
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