The median annual salary for a Web Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Tester
UK
Rank 832 872 837
Rank change year-on-year +40 -35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 32 77 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.077% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 108
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Web Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Web Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Web Tester 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.

Salary trend for Web Tester in the UK

Web Tester
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Tester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Tester in the UK

Web Tester
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 30 £30,000 -14.28% 8
South East +55 7 £47,500 +35.71% 1
South West +28 6 £40,000 +48.14%
London +56 4 £65,000 +36.84% 2
West Midlands +33 4 £27,750 -23.44%
East of England +26 4 £30,000 -
West Sussex +6 4 £51,250 +57.69% 1
Bristol +4 4 £40,000 +100.00%
North West -10 4 £26,250 -36.36% 2
Worthing - 4 £51,250 -
City of London +53 3 £62,500 +108.33%
Manchester - 3 £30,000 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £27,500 -
Berkshire +37 2 £25,500 -53.63%
Scotland +25 2 £35,000 -
Birmingham +18 2 £25,500 -36.25%
Gloucestershire +4 2 £30,000 -11.76%
Edinburgh - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £25,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £30,000 -
Oxford - 2 £30,000 -
Yorkshire +9 1 £23,000 -8.00% 2
Cheshire +5 1 £21,500 -47.87% 1
East Midlands +2 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
North Yorkshire -3 1 £23,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Swindon - 1 £30,000 -
Bath - 1 £30,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £30,000 -

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 featuring Web Tester in the job title.

1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (55.00%) Selenium
3 39 (48.75%) QA
4 27 (33.75%) C#
5 23 (28.75%) Java
6 21 (26.25%) SQL
6 21 (26.25%) Manual Testing
7 20 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 20 (25.00%) HTML
7 20 (25.00%) CSS
8 19 (23.75%) Test Scripting
8 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
9 16 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 16 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 15 (18.75%) Degree
10 15 (18.75%) SDLC
11 13 (16.25%) Software Testing
11 13 (16.25%) Regression Testing
12 12 (15.00%) WebDriver
13 11 (13.75%) Scrum
13 11 (13.75%) JUnit
13 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (12.50%) Cucumber
15 9 (11.25%) SoapUI
15 9 (11.25%) User Experience
15 9 (11.25%) QA Automation
15 9 (11.25%) Protractor
15 9 (11.25%) ISEB

Web Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (8.75%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) SaaS
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.25%) HBase
2 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 44 (55.00%) Selenium
2 12 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 11 (13.75%) JUnit
4 10 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 9 (11.25%) Protractor
5 9 (11.25%) SoapUI
6 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
7 6 (7.50%) Jasmine
7 6 (7.50%) JMeter
8 5 (6.25%) Hamcrest
8 5 (6.25%) JIRA
8 5 (6.25%) jMock
8 5 (6.25%) SpecFlow
8 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (6.25%) TestNG
9 3 (3.75%) Fiddler
10 2 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (1.25%) Hudson
11 1 (1.25%) Mocha
11 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (11.25%) Marketing
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
3 7 (8.75%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Automotive
4 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) CSS
1 20 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (11.25%) .NET
2 9 (11.25%) Web Services
3 7 (8.75%) REST
4 5 (6.25%) RESTful
5 4 (5.00%) CSS3
6 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.75%) HTML5
6 3 (3.75%) jQuery
6 3 (3.75%) React
6 3 (3.75%) SOAP
7 2 (2.50%) Ajax
7 2 (2.50%) XHTML
8 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.25%) Behat
8 1 (1.25%) Flash
8 1 (1.25%) JSON
8 1 (1.25%) Node.js
8 1 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) User Experience
2 7 (8.75%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.75%) Xbox
6 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.50%) iPad
6 2 (2.50%) iPhone
6 2 (2.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.25%) Online Games
7 1 (1.25%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Android
3 6 (7.50%) Unix
4 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.00%) Windows
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.25%) Manual Testing
3 20 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
4 19 (23.75%) Test Scripting
5 16 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 16 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 15 (18.75%) SDLC
7 13 (16.25%) Regression Testing
7 13 (16.25%) Software Testing
8 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.75%) Scrum
9 9 (11.25%) QA Automation
10 7 (8.75%) API Testing
10 7 (8.75%) Test Strategy
11 6 (7.50%) Open Source
11 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) C#
2 23 (28.75%) Java
3 21 (26.25%) SQL
4 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.50%) Python
6 5 (6.25%) PHP
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) ISEB
2 9 (11.25%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.50%) GNVQ
4 2 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (48.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.25%) HP
3 1 (1.25%) IBM
3 1 (1.25%) PayPal
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, PHI, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: From £33,437 to £36,379 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago