Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Web Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Web Tester
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1126 1061 1121
Rank change year-on-year -65 +60 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 51 161 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.085% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.088% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 44 149 177
UK median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,075 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Web Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Tester in the UK

Web Tester
Top 13 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 6 months to 18 November 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
England -83 49 £35,000 -6.67% 4
UK excluding London -12 32 £35,500 +1.43% 1
London -35 18 £35,000 -30.00% 3
South East -8 9 £24,000 -40.00%
Midlands +14 8 £33,250 -0.75%
North of England +6 8 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Yorkshire +38 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
West Midlands +11 7 £33,500 -
East of England +9 4 £42,500 +54.55%
South West -24 2 £33,000 -2.94%
East Midlands +34 1 £27,500 -14.73%
North West -19 1 - -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 38 (74.51%) Test Automation
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) QA
4 17 (33.33%) JIRA
4 17 (33.33%) Java
5 16 (31.37%) Degree
5 16 (31.37%) Selenium
6 15 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
7 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
7 11 (21.57%) SQL
7 11 (21.57%) Web Testing
7 11 (21.57%) WebDriver
8 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
8 10 (19.61%) C#
8 10 (19.61%) Scrum
8 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
8 10 (19.61%) Test Strategy
9 9 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (17.65%) JMeter
9 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Web Services
10 8 (15.69%) XML
10 8 (15.69%) ISEB
11 7 (13.73%) SOAP
12 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (11.76%) Microservices
12 6 (11.76%) Finance
12 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce

Web Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (7.84%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
1 2 (3.92%) SMS
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) JIRA
2 16 (31.37%) Selenium
3 11 (21.57%) WebDriver
4 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
5 9 (17.65%) JMeter
6 6 (11.76%) FitNesse
7 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
8 4 (7.84%) Appium
8 4 (7.84%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.92%) JBehave
9 2 (3.92%) Protractor
10 1 (1.96%) Gatling
10 1 (1.96%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.96%) WATIR
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Digital Economy
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Web Services
1 8 (15.69%) XML
2 7 (13.73%) SOAP
3 5 (9.80%) RESTful
3 5 (9.80%) WSDL
3 5 (9.80%) XSD
4 4 (7.84%) .NET
4 4 (7.84%) Gherkin
5 3 (5.88%) HTML
5 3 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.92%) CSS
6 2 (3.92%) Nightwatchjs
7 1 (1.96%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.96%) HTML5
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.88%) Fintech
6 2 (3.92%) User Experience
7 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Android
1 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Test Automation
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
4 11 (21.57%) Web Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Scrum
5 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
5 10 (19.61%) Test Strategy
6 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
7 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.76%) Microservices
8 5 (9.80%) API Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Open Source
8 5 (9.80%) Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.80%) Security Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Test Management
8 5 (9.80%) User Stories
9 4 (7.84%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) C#
4 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Clojure
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 9 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (15.69%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.96%) CEH
5 1 (1.96%) CISM
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (47.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Google
1 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) PayPal
2 1 (1.96%) Telerik