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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Tester
Rank 873 872 805
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 19 57 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.049% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.052% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 19 51 64
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £29,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+25.64% -2.50%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Web Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Web Tester
Top 20 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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 -17 19 £45,000 +35.33% 15
London +25 9 £52,500 +31.25% 5
East of England +7 3 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Northamptonshire +3 3 £45,000 +83.67%
East Midlands +1 3 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Northampton +1 3 £45,000 +83.67%
Bedfordshire - 3 £36,000 - 1
Surrey +11 2 £35,000 -
South East -19 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Paddington - 2 £52,500 -
Luton - 2 £35,750 -
City of London +24 1 £52,500 +43.83%
West Midlands -19 1 £30,000 +39.53% 1
Birmingham - 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £36,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £30,000 -
Camberley - 1 £37,500 -
Leeds - 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 30 (50.00%) Selenium
2 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (41.67%) Manual Testing
4 21 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 17 (28.33%) QA
5 17 (28.33%) WebDriver
5 17 (28.33%) SQL
6 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 15 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (25.00%) ISEB
8 12 (20.00%) Java
8 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 12 (20.00%) OWASP
8 12 (20.00%) OSCP
9 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
9 11 (18.33%) TDD
9 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
10 10 (16.67%) JIRA
11 9 (15.00%) OSCE
11 9 (15.00%) Test Strategy
11 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
11 9 (15.00%) Windows
11 9 (15.00%) Linux
11 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
12 8 (13.33%) HTML
12 8 (13.33%) UNIX
12 8 (13.33%) Scrum
13 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
13 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
13 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
1 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
1 2 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (50.00%) Selenium
2 17 (28.33%) WebDriver
3 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
4 10 (16.67%) JIRA
5 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.67%) Bugzilla
7 3 (5.00%) Hudson
7 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.33%) Toad
8 2 (3.33%) JMeter
9 1 (1.67%) Metasploit
9 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.67%) AccuRev
General
1 7 (11.67%) Retail
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Games
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) HTML
2 7 (11.67%) CSS
3 6 (10.00%) Java EE
3 6 (10.00%) J2EE
4 4 (6.67%) .NET
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.67%) Web Services
6 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) UNIX
3 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.00%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 21 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 15 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (20.00%) OWASP
7 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
7 11 (18.33%) TDD
8 9 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 8 (13.33%) Scrum
10 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.67%) Agile Testing
10 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.67%) SDLC
11 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.00%) Security Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Web Testing
12 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.33%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (1.67%) Groovy
6 1 (1.67%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) ISEB
2 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (20.00%) OSCP
3 9 (15.00%) OSCE
4 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.33%) Degree
5 5 (8.33%) CEH
6 3 (5.00%) CISSP
6 3 (5.00%) GPEN
7 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Telerik
3 1 (1.67%) Marketo
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