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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Tester
Rank 875 832 794
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 34 64 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.058% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.061% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 52 108
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

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
107607 104825 109929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.60% 94.71% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 89210 86198 94252
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -28 33 £35,000 +2.94% 7
London +16 11 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Midlands +1 9 £35,000 -41.66% 2
South East -17 7 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Brighton -8 3 £35,000 -
East Sussex -15 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -35 3 £22,500 -34.78% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +13 2 - -
Berkshire +3 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Reading +2 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Staffordshire -2 2 - -
Surrey -10 2 £40,000 +135.29%
West Yorkshire -27 2 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Wakefield - 2 £22,500 -
Warwick - 2 £48,750 - 1
East Midlands +14 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Nottinghamshire +10 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Nottingham +8 1 £30,000 -25.00%
City of London +8 1 £35,000 -17.64%
North West -12 1 £30,000 -50.00% 1
South West -13 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £31,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £30,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £30,000 - 1

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 42 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (43.33%) Selenium
3 35 (38.89%) QA
3 35 (38.89%) SQL
4 28 (31.11%) HTML
5 27 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 23 (25.56%) Manual Testing
6 23 (25.56%) WebDriver
6 23 (25.56%) Cucumber
7 20 (22.22%) BDD
7 20 (22.22%) JIRA
7 20 (22.22%) ISEB
8 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
8 19 (21.11%) Test Scripting
9 17 (18.89%) ISTQB
10 16 (17.78%) CSS
10 16 (17.78%) CMS
11 15 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (15.56%) Software Testing
12 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
13 13 (14.44%) Ruby
13 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (14.44%) .NET
13 13 (14.44%) XML
14 11 (12.22%) Scrum
14 11 (12.22%) Linux
14 11 (12.22%) PHP
14 11 (12.22%) C#
14 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
15 10 (11.11%) Jenkins

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 16 (17.78%) CMS
2 6 (6.67%) WordPress
3 5 (5.56%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) MySQL
2 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (43.33%) Selenium
2 23 (25.56%) WebDriver
2 23 (25.56%) Cucumber
3 20 (22.22%) JIRA
4 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
5 10 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.78%) Hudson
7 6 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.22%) JMeter
8 2 (2.22%) NUnit
8 2 (2.22%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.22%) Subversion
8 2 (2.22%) Fiddler
8 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.22%) Behat
8 2 (2.22%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.22%) Grunt
8 2 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.11%) Gradle
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Back Office
4 3 (3.33%) Games
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.11%) HTML
2 16 (17.78%) CSS
3 13 (14.44%) .NET
3 13 (14.44%) XML
4 8 (8.89%) Web Services
5 7 (7.78%) JSP
6 4 (4.44%) REST
7 3 (3.33%) jQuery
7 3 (3.33%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.33%) SOAP
8 2 (2.22%) JSON
8 2 (2.22%) WCF
8 2 (2.22%) LINQ
8 2 (2.22%) Sass
8 2 (2.22%) CSS3
8 2 (2.22%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.11%) RESTful
9 1 (1.11%) HTML5
9 1 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) User Experience
2 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.33%) Social Network
2 3 (3.33%) Social Media
3 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) FMCG
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 10 (11.11%) UNIX
3 5 (5.56%) Windows
3 5 (5.56%) Android
3 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 23 (25.56%) Manual Testing
4 20 (22.22%) BDD
5 19 (21.11%) Test Scripting
6 15 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (15.56%) Software Testing
7 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (12.22%) Scrum
10 9 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 9 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 8 (8.89%) Kanban
11 8 (8.89%) Web Testing
12 7 (7.78%) Security Testing
13 6 (6.67%) Migration
14 5 (5.56%) TDD
14 5 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
14 5 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) SQL
2 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.44%) Ruby
4 11 (12.22%) PHP
4 11 (12.22%) C#
5 6 (6.67%) Java
6 4 (4.44%) C
7 3 (3.33%) VBScript
7 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.11%) Scala
9 1 (1.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) ISEB
2 17 (18.89%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (38.89%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) WMI
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
1 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle
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