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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Tester
Rank 831 838 765
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 49 51 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.049% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.052% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 47 45 119
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 2015 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 26 January 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 -2 49 £35,000 - 14
South East -33 14 £37,500 +15.38% 4
London +3 13 £40,000 +15.10% 2
West Midlands -4 12 £35,000 -41.66% 3
Warwickshire - 9 £35,000 - 2
Surrey +1 8 £37,500 +25.00%
East Midlands +12 7 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire +19 5 £30,000 -
Nottingham +14 5 £30,000 -
Reading +8 4 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Berkshire +2 4 £57,500 +43.75% 1
City of London -1 3 £35,000 - 1
Warwick - 3 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +11 2 £30,000 -11.76%
Yorkshire -9 2 £30,000 -13.04% 2
York - 2 £30,000 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £23,000 - 1
South West -9 1 - - 2
East Sussex -12 1 £35,000 +2.94%
Brighton -14 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire -18 1 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Woking - 1 £26,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £30,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £30,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Solihull - 1 £31,500 -
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.62%) QA
3 37 (39.36%) Selenium
4 33 (35.11%) HTML
5 29 (30.85%) SQL
6 27 (28.72%) Test Scripting
7 25 (26.60%) WebDriver
8 24 (25.53%) CSS
8 24 (25.53%) Manual Testing
8 24 (25.53%) JIRA
9 23 (24.47%) ISEB
9 23 (24.47%) Cucumber
9 23 (24.47%) BDD
10 22 (23.40%) Automated Testing
11 20 (21.28%) ISTQB
12 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
13 16 (17.02%) Web Testing
14 14 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (14.89%) CMS
15 13 (13.83%) Regression Testing
15 13 (13.83%) Web Services
15 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
15 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
15 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
15 13 (13.83%) Automation Testing
16 11 (11.70%) .NET
16 11 (11.70%) Hudson
17 10 (10.64%) REST
17 10 (10.64%) C#
17 10 (10.64%) Scrum

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (14.89%) CMS
2 5 (5.32%) WordPress
3 3 (3.19%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 4 (4.26%) HTTP
2 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) MySQL
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (39.36%) Selenium
2 25 (26.60%) WebDriver
3 24 (25.53%) JIRA
4 23 (24.47%) Cucumber
5 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
6 11 (11.70%) Hudson
7 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
8 5 (5.32%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (3.19%) NUnit
10 1 (1.06%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.06%) Subversion
10 1 (1.06%) JMeter
10 1 (1.06%) WATIR
10 1 (1.06%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.06%) JBehave
10 1 (1.06%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.06%) Behat
General
1 10 (10.64%) Back Office
2 9 (9.57%) Games
3 4 (4.26%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Finance
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.11%) HTML
2 24 (25.53%) CSS
3 13 (13.83%) Web Services
4 11 (11.70%) .NET
5 10 (10.64%) REST
6 8 (8.51%) XML
7 7 (7.45%) SOAP
8 4 (4.26%) JSP
9 3 (3.19%) jQuery
9 3 (3.19%) HTML5
9 3 (3.19%) CSS3
9 3 (3.19%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) User Experience
3 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Social Media
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Open Source
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Linux
1 8 (8.51%) Android
1 8 (8.51%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.45%) UNIX
2 7 (7.45%) Windows
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Test Scripting
3 24 (25.53%) Manual Testing
4 23 (24.47%) BDD
5 22 (23.40%) Automated Testing
6 16 (17.02%) Web Testing
7 14 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
8 13 (13.83%) Regression Testing
8 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
8 13 (13.83%) Automation Testing
9 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.64%) Scrum
10 9 (9.57%) Software Testing
11 7 (7.45%) TDD
11 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.45%) Kanban
12 6 (6.38%) Migration
12 6 (6.38%) Agile Testing
13 5 (5.32%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) SQL
2 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.64%) C#
3 10 (10.64%) Ruby
4 9 (9.57%) PHP
5 7 (7.45%) Java
6 5 (5.32%) C
7 2 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (1.06%) VBScript
8 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) ISEB
2 20 (21.28%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.32%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (43.62%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + Company shares
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Brierley Hill
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago