Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kingston Upon Thames during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Tester
South London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 56 69
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 2.34% 1.97% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.06% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 3
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £21,600
90th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £38,200
South London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +81.82% -53.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames. 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
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent vacancies in Kingston Upon Thames with a recognized job title 465 486 521
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.94% 95.67% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 417 445 458
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,950 £28,925
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,000 £65,000
South London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Kingston Upon Thames

Tester
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester in Kingston Upon Thames.

Salary trend for Tester in Kingston Upon Thames

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Kingston Upon Thames region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Manual Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
5 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (27.27%) SaaS
6 3 (27.27%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) REST
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Android
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Manual Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA