The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Testing
Rank 820 822 786
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -36
Permanent jobs citing Web Testing 128 163 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 109 141 178
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90489 96461 102042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.62% 85.98% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75205 77953 82278
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Web Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Testing within the UK.

Web Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Web Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Web Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Web Testing
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 Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 121 £38,000 +5.55% 13
South East +36 54 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire +27 25 £50,000 +8.10%
London -5 22 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Hampshire +21 16 £31,500 +18.86% 3
East of England +8 15 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Reading +27 12 £50,000 -20.00%
Surrey +9 12 £37,500 +7.14%
Yorkshire +4 12 £32,500 -
Maidenhead +17 10 £55,000 +15.78%
Basingstoke -1 10 £37,500 +31.57% 1
West Yorkshire +15 9 £33,750 +3.84%
Leeds +12 9 £33,750 +3.84%
North West +21 7 £33,750 +3.84% 4
Cambridgeshire -13 7 £38,500 +6.94%
Birmingham -13 7 £37,500 +114.28%
West Midlands -22 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Ipswich - 7 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 7 £35,000 -
Manchester +9 6 £33,750 +3.84% 4
Cambridge -2 6 £39,250 -5.98%
Eastleigh - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £30,000 -
Wales - 4 £30,000 -
Scotland -9 3 £40,750 -9.44% 2
City of London +61 2 £45,000 -14.28%
East Midlands +9 2 £37,500 +14.50%
Edinburgh +3 2 £40,750 -9.44% 2
Bristol -3 2 £27,500 -25.17%

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Web Testing also 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 that cited Web Testing.

1 181 (63.07%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (58.89%) Selenium
3 123 (42.86%) SQL
4 104 (36.24%) QA
5 87 (30.31%) JIRA
6 86 (29.97%) Test Automation
7 83 (28.92%) BDD
8 77 (26.83%) Automation Testing
9 76 (26.48%) Software Testing
9 76 (26.48%) Manual Testing
10 74 (25.78%) Microsoft
11 66 (23.00%) Linux
12 60 (20.91%) Java
12 60 (20.91%) Test Scripting
13 53 (18.47%) MySQL
14 51 (17.77%) Cucumber
15 50 (17.42%) SQL Server
15 50 (17.42%) E-Commerce
16 47 (16.38%) WebDriver
17 44 (15.33%) JavaScript
18 42 (14.63%) ISEB
19 40 (13.94%) Mobile App
20 39 (13.59%) ISTQB
21 37 (12.89%) Degree
21 37 (12.89%) Test Management
21 37 (12.89%) Scrum
22 36 (12.54%) Finance
23 35 (12.20%) Automated Testing
23 35 (12.20%) Windows
23 35 (12.20%) Git (software)

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Web Testing also 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 that cited Web Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.18%) Apache
2 7 (2.44%) Node.js
3 2 (0.70%) CMS
3 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
2 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.47%) MySQL
2 50 (17.42%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.62%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.74%) Hazelcast
7 2 (0.70%) Big Data
7 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) HBase
8 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 169 (58.89%) Selenium
2 87 (30.31%) JIRA
3 51 (17.77%) Cucumber
4 47 (16.38%) WebDriver
5 35 (12.20%) Git (software)
5 35 (12.20%) SoapUI
6 29 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (9.76%) FitNesse
8 25 (8.71%) Visual Studio
9 23 (8.01%) Bugzilla
10 22 (7.67%) Subversion
11 19 (6.62%) Hudson
11 19 (6.62%) SpecFlow
12 18 (6.27%) HP UFT
13 12 (4.18%) Appium
13 12 (4.18%) Calabash
14 11 (3.83%) JMeter
15 9 (3.14%) Jenkins
15 9 (3.14%) Selenium IDE
16 8 (2.79%) JUnit
General
1 36 (12.54%) Finance
2 15 (5.23%) Games
3 12 (4.18%) Retail
4 10 (3.48%) Marketing
4 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.14%) Banking
6 4 (1.39%) Advertising
6 4 (1.39%) Back Office
7 3 (1.05%) Law
8 2 (0.70%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (33.10%) Analyst
2 92 (32.06%) Test Analyst
3 82 (28.57%) Tester
4 73 (25.44%) Test Engineer
5 36 (12.54%) QA Tester
6 33 (11.50%) QA Analyst
6 33 (11.50%) QA Engineer
6 33 (11.50%) Web Tester
7 30 (10.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 30 (10.45%) Test Automation Engineer
8 28 (9.76%) Developer
9 25 (8.71%) Automation Tester
9 25 (8.71%) Software Test Engineer
10 24 (8.36%) Automation Test Lead
11 21 (7.32%) SQL Analyst
12 20 (6.97%) QA Test Engineer
13 19 (6.62%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 17 (5.92%) Java Automation Tester
14 17 (5.92%) Software Tester
14 17 (5.92%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.10%) .NET
2 28 (9.76%) CSS
2 28 (9.76%) HTML
3 20 (6.97%) CSS3
4 14 (4.88%) Django
4 14 (4.88%) Web Services
5 13 (4.53%) Ext JS
5 13 (4.53%) HTML5
6 9 (3.14%) JSON
6 9 (3.14%) RESTful
7 6 (2.09%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.09%) jQuery
7 6 (2.09%) REST
8 5 (1.74%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.74%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.74%) Apache Camel
8 5 (1.74%) Backbone.js
8 5 (1.74%) SOAP
8 5 (1.74%) XML
9 4 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.94%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.23%) Replication
3 13 (4.53%) IVR
4 12 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.83%) N-Tier
6 9 (3.14%) User Experience
7 6 (2.09%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.39%) Animation
9 4 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.70%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.70%) iPad
10 2 (0.70%) Online Games
10 2 (0.70%) PMI
11 1 (0.35%) Fintech
11 1 (0.35%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 66 (23.00%) Linux
2 35 (12.20%) Windows
3 25 (8.71%) Unix
4 20 (6.97%) Android
5 18 (6.27%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.79%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.79%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.79%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (63.07%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (29.97%) Test Automation
3 83 (28.92%) BDD
4 77 (26.83%) Automation Testing
5 76 (26.48%) Manual Testing
5 76 (26.48%) Software Testing
6 60 (20.91%) Test Scripting
7 50 (17.42%) E-Commerce
8 37 (12.89%) Scrum
8 37 (12.89%) Test Management
9 35 (12.20%) Automated Testing
10 34 (11.85%) Software Engineering
11 32 (11.15%) TDD
12 30 (10.45%) User Stories
13 27 (9.41%) Performance Testing
14 25 (8.71%) Test Planning
15 21 (7.32%) Functional Testing
16 20 (6.97%) Regression Testing
16 20 (6.97%) SDLC
16 20 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (42.86%) SQL
2 60 (20.91%) Java
3 44 (15.33%) JavaScript
4 32 (11.15%) Python
5 27 (9.41%) C#
6 22 (7.67%) Ruby
7 18 (6.27%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.79%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.79%) PHP
9 7 (2.44%) ActionScript
9 7 (2.44%) Lua
10 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.70%) C++
12 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.35%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 42 (14.63%) ISEB
2 39 (13.59%) ISTQB
3 37 (12.89%) Degree
4 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (36.24%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) SDET
2 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (25.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.74%) HP
3 4 (1.39%) hybris
4 3 (1.05%) ATG
5 2 (0.70%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.70%) Zend
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe
6 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.35%) Google
6 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.35%) Trayport
6 1 (0.35%) VMware
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