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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Tester
Rank 839 828 796
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 55 52 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.048% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.051% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 49 45 97
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -10.76%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 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
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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 -50 54 £32,500 +8.33% 10
South East -27 25 £32,500 +12.06% 4
London -17 12 £40,500 +9.45% 2
East Sussex -21 11 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Brighton -23 11 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £25,500 -5.55% 2
West Midlands +1 6 £35,000 +13.82%
High Wycombe - 6 £25,500 - 2
South West - 5 £24,500 -
Warwickshire +15 3 £35,000 +55.55%
City of London +11 3 £36,500 -18.88%
Crawley +3 3 £32,500 +12.06%
West Sussex -14 3 £32,500 +12.06%
East Midlands - 3 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £29,500 -
Bristol - 3 £24,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £29,500 -
North West -6 2 £29,500 - 2
Warwick - 2 £36,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £25,000 -
Somerset - 2 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £25,000 -
Manchester - 2 £29,500 - 2
Bath - 2 £32,500 -
Gerrards Cross - 2 £25,000 -
Berkshire +3 1 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Woking +2 1 £35,000 +59.09%
Surrey -4 1 £35,000 +59.09%
Wakefield -4 1 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Hampshire -11 1 - -

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 50 (46.30%) Selenium
2 46 (42.59%) Automated Testing
3 37 (34.26%) SQL
4 34 (31.48%) ISEB
5 33 (30.56%) QA
6 29 (26.85%) Software Testing
6 29 (26.85%) Test Scripting
7 28 (25.93%) ISTQB
8 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (22.22%) HTML
9 24 (22.22%) BDD
10 22 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (20.37%) .NET
11 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
11 21 (19.44%) Test Automation
12 20 (18.52%) WebDriver
12 20 (18.52%) Cucumber
12 20 (18.52%) JIRA
13 19 (17.59%) Scrum
14 16 (14.81%) TDD
14 16 (14.81%) E-Commerce
15 14 (12.96%) PHP
15 14 (12.96%) CSS
15 14 (12.96%) XML
15 14 (12.96%) Degree
15 14 (12.96%) User Stories
16 13 (12.04%) Security Testing
16 13 (12.04%) Web Testing
16 13 (12.04%) Ruby
16 13 (12.04%) MS Excel

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (12.04%) CMS
2 7 (6.48%) ColdFusion
3 5 (4.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) 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 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (46.30%) Selenium
2 20 (18.52%) JIRA
2 20 (18.52%) Cucumber
2 20 (18.52%) WebDriver
3 12 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (9.26%) Git (software)
5 9 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.70%) Hudson
8 3 (2.78%) Behat
8 3 (2.78%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.78%) WATIR
8 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.78%) JMeter
9 2 (1.85%) NUnit
9 2 (1.85%) Subversion
9 2 (1.85%) JUnit
9 2 (1.85%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.85%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.85%) Grunt
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
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 24 (22.22%) HTML
2 22 (20.37%) .NET
3 14 (12.96%) CSS
3 14 (12.96%) XML
4 7 (6.48%) JSP
5 5 (4.63%) Web Services
5 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.78%) JSON
7 2 (1.85%) WCF
7 2 (1.85%) LINQ
7 2 (1.85%) jQuery
7 2 (1.85%) XSL
7 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.85%) XHTML
7 2 (1.85%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.85%) Sass
8 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.93%) SAML
8 1 (0.93%) Spring
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.78%) Social Network
3 2 (1.85%) FMCG
3 2 (1.85%) Open Source
3 2 (1.85%) Social Media
3 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.93%) Spread Betting
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) DTV
4 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) Firmware
4 1 (0.93%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) UNIX
1 11 (10.19%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
2 6 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.59%) Automated Testing
2 29 (26.85%) Software Testing
2 29 (26.85%) Test Scripting
3 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.22%) BDD
5 22 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (19.44%) Test Automation
7 19 (17.59%) Scrum
8 16 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 16 (14.81%) TDD
9 14 (12.96%) User Stories
10 13 (12.04%) Regression Testing
10 13 (12.04%) Security Testing
10 13 (12.04%) Web Testing
11 12 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.11%) Performance Testing
12 10 (9.26%) Manual Testing
12 10 (9.26%) System Testing
12 10 (9.26%) ATDD
13 9 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.26%) SQL
2 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.96%) PHP
4 13 (12.04%) Ruby
5 10 (9.26%) C#
6 7 (6.48%) Java
7 2 (1.85%) VBScript
7 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) Scala
8 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.93%) Groovy
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (31.48%) ISEB
2 28 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 14 (12.96%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) 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 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (1.85%) Symbian
3 2 (1.85%) Telerik
4 1 (0.93%) Sony
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) SAP
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + gen bens
Posted: 18 days ago
High Wycombe
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago