Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Web Tester was £34,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Tester
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1108 1016 1112
Rank change year-on-year -92 +96 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 48 169 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.094% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.097% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 44 155 153
England median annual salary £34,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.38% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,650 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £54,625 £57,500 £54,750
UK median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 157391 173337 199020
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.45% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 127047 146733 166534
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Web Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Web Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Web Tester in England

Web Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Tester in England.

Salary trend for Web Tester in England

Web Tester
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Tester in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Tester in England

Web Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Tester within the England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 24 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Midlands +23 6 £31,500 -5.97% 2
South East +12 6 £32,500 -18.75%
West Midlands +22 5 £33,000 -1.49% 2
East of England +3 5 £42,500 +54.55% 3
North of England +10 4 £24,500 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire +13 3 £24,500 -30.00% 2
South West -5 3 £36,750 +8.09%
East Midlands +34 1 £27,500 -18.52%
North West -13 1 - -
Web Tester
UK

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, Web Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Web Tester in the job title.

1 31 (64.58%) Test Automation
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (52.08%) QA
4 18 (37.50%) Selenium
4 18 (37.50%) JIRA
5 15 (31.25%) Java
6 14 (29.17%) Manual Testing
7 11 (22.92%) WebDriver
7 11 (22.92%) Degree
7 11 (22.92%) C#
8 10 (20.83%) SQL
9 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
9 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Web Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Scrum
9 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 7 (14.58%) Apple iOS
11 7 (14.58%) ISEB
12 6 (12.50%) Project Management
12 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 6 (12.50%) Finance
13 5 (10.42%) Protractor
13 5 (10.42%) CMS
13 5 (10.42%) Python
13 5 (10.42%) .NET
13 5 (10.42%) Jasmine
13 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
13 5 (10.42%) BDD

Web Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) SMS
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) JIRA
1 18 (37.50%) Selenium
2 11 (22.92%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.42%) Jasmine
3 5 (10.42%) Protractor
4 4 (8.33%) JBehave
4 4 (8.33%) JMeter
4 4 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (6.25%) Appium
6 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
7 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) TestNG
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) WATIR
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) RESTful
2 4 (8.33%) Nightwatchjs
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) Gherkin
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.08%) WSDL
5 1 (2.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.17%) Fintech
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.33%) Android
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Test Automation
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) Manual Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Scrum
4 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Web Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) BDD
7 5 (10.42%) Content Management
8 4 (8.33%) API Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Computer Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Test Planning
8 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.25%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.25%) Open Source
9 3 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Java
2 11 (22.92%) C#
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) Python
6 4 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) Groovy
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.58%) ISEB
4 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.08%) CEH
5 1 (2.08%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (52.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
1 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.08%) PayPal
2 1 (2.08%) Telerik