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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Tester
Rank 860 832 770
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 37 58 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.053% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.056% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 112
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -23 37 £35,000 +0.71% 5
London +15 12 £35,000 +6.87% 2
West Midlands -2 10 £35,000 -41.66% 1
South East -1 8 £38,750 +19.23%
Warwickshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +31 4 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Surrey - 4 £38,750 -
City of London +32 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Reading +5 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Berkshire +2 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Nottinghamshire +10 2 £29,250 -26.87%
Nottingham +9 2 £29,250 -26.87%
Yorkshire -27 2 £22,500 -34.78%
Warwick - 2 £48,750 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £32,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +8 1 - -
Staffordshire -1 1 - -
South West -5 1 - -
Brighton -14 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire -16 1 £22,500 -35.71%
East Sussex -20 1 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £22,500 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £31,500 -
Chesterfield - 1 £30,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) QA
3 36 (39.56%) Selenium
4 34 (37.36%) SQL
5 30 (32.97%) HTML
6 24 (26.37%) WebDriver
6 24 (26.37%) Cucumber
7 23 (25.27%) Automated Testing
7 23 (25.27%) Test Scripting
8 22 (24.18%) JIRA
8 22 (24.18%) ISEB
9 21 (23.08%) Manual Testing
10 20 (21.98%) BDD
11 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
11 18 (19.78%) ISTQB
11 18 (19.78%) CSS
12 15 (16.48%) Test Automation
12 15 (16.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (15.38%) CMS
14 13 (14.29%) .NET
14 13 (14.29%) Ruby
14 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
15 12 (13.19%) Regression Testing
15 12 (13.19%) Web Testing
15 12 (13.19%) Scrum
15 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (13.19%) C#
15 12 (13.19%) XML
16 11 (12.09%) Web Services
16 11 (12.09%) Git (software)

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (15.38%) CMS
2 4 (4.40%) WordPress
3 2 (2.20%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) HTTP
3 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) MySQL
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (39.56%) Selenium
2 24 (26.37%) WebDriver
2 24 (26.37%) Cucumber
3 22 (24.18%) JIRA
4 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
5 10 (10.99%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.69%) Hudson
7 5 (5.49%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.20%) JMeter
8 2 (2.20%) NUnit
8 2 (2.20%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.20%) Fiddler
8 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.20%) Behat
8 2 (2.20%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.10%) Grunt
9 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.10%) Gradle
9 1 (1.10%) JBehave
General
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
1 7 (7.69%) Back Office
2 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.59%) Games
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) HTML
2 18 (19.78%) CSS
3 13 (14.29%) .NET
4 12 (13.19%) XML
5 11 (12.09%) Web Services
6 7 (7.69%) REST
6 7 (7.69%) JSP
7 5 (5.49%) SOAP
8 3 (3.30%) CSS3
8 3 (3.30%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.30%) jQuery
9 2 (2.20%) HTML5
9 2 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.10%) RESTful
10 1 (1.10%) Sass
10 1 (1.10%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.10%) Flash
10 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.40%) User Experience
2 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Social Media
2 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) FMCG
4 1 (1.10%) Open Source
4 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) UNIX
3 6 (6.59%) Windows
3 6 (6.59%) Android
3 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) Automated Testing
2 23 (25.27%) Test Scripting
3 21 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 20 (21.98%) BDD
5 15 (16.48%) Test Automation
5 15 (16.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 12 (13.19%) Regression Testing
7 12 (13.19%) Scrum
7 12 (13.19%) Web Testing
7 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.99%) Software Testing
8 10 (10.99%) Automation Testing
9 9 (9.89%) Kanban
10 6 (6.59%) Migration
11 5 (5.49%) Security Testing
12 4 (4.40%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.40%) TDD
12 4 (4.40%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) SQL
2 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.29%) Ruby
4 12 (13.19%) C#
5 7 (7.69%) PHP
6 6 (6.59%) Java
7 5 (5.49%) C
8 3 (3.30%) C++
8 3 (3.30%) VBScript
8 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.10%) Scala
9 1 (1.10%) Groovy
9 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) ISEB
2 18 (19.78%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.69%) Degree
4 5 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) WMI
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
1 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle
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