The median annual salary for a Web Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 846 927
Rank change year-on-year +5 +81  
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Tester 33 87 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.090% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.093% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 28 82 48
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,250 £39,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year -20.38% +9.02%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -18 29 £30,000 -25.00% 7
London +13 13 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South East +37 5 £29,500 -26.25%
West Midlands +13 3 £27,500 -13.38% 2
South West -15 3 £40,000 +19.40%
Surrey +30 2 £22,500 -40.00%
City of London +27 2 £47,500 -
Yorkshire -5 2 £24,000 -31.42%
Cheshire -27 2 - -
North West -38 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 -
Bristol - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £41,000 -
Guildford - 2 £22,500 -
Leeds - 2 £24,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +19 1 £25,000 -61.53%
Reading +16 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Staffordshire +14 1 £25,000 -61.53% 1
Birmingham +6 1 £30,000 +27.65%
Berkshire +1 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £28,000 -
East of England -5 1 £28,000 -6.66% 2
Gloucestershire -5 1 - -
Hertfordshire -6 1 £28,000 -
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Wembley - 1 £22,500 -

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 46 (70.77%) Test Automation
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (46.15%) C#
3 30 (46.15%) Selenium
4 28 (43.08%) QA
5 23 (35.38%) SQL
6 21 (32.31%) Java
7 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 18 (27.69%) SDLC
9 16 (24.62%) HTML
9 16 (24.62%) CSS
9 16 (24.62%) WebDriver
9 16 (24.62%) Degree
9 16 (24.62%) Protractor
10 15 (23.08%) .NET
11 14 (21.54%) Manual Testing
12 13 (20.00%) Jasmine
13 12 (18.46%) Test Scripting
13 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
14 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (15.38%) JIRA
15 10 (15.38%) Open Source
16 9 (13.85%) TestNG
16 9 (13.85%) Web Testing
16 9 (13.85%) JUnit
16 9 (13.85%) Mobile App
17 7 (10.77%) API Testing
17 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
17 7 (10.77%) 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 6 (9.23%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) WordPress
3 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (46.15%) Selenium
2 16 (24.62%) Protractor
2 16 (24.62%) WebDriver
3 13 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 10 (15.38%) JIRA
5 9 (13.85%) JUnit
5 9 (13.85%) TestNG
6 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.15%) JBehave
7 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.62%) Fiddler
8 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.62%) JMeter
9 2 (3.08%) Appium
10 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.54%) Gatling
10 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Automotive
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) CSS
1 16 (24.62%) HTML
2 15 (23.08%) .NET
3 5 (7.69%) Web Services
4 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.62%) React
5 3 (4.62%) RESTful
6 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.54%) Behat
7 1 (1.54%) Node.js
7 1 (1.54%) REST
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.08%) iPhone
5 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) Fintech
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
6 1 (1.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.15%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (70.77%) Test Automation
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.69%) SDLC
4 14 (21.54%) Manual Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Test Scripting
6 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.38%) Open Source
7 9 (13.85%) Web Testing
8 7 (10.77%) API Testing
8 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.23%) BDD
9 6 (9.23%) Regression Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Content Management
10 5 (7.69%) Project Management
10 5 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (6.15%) Defect Management
11 4 (6.15%) Scrum
11 4 (6.15%) Test Strategy
12 3 (4.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.15%) C#
2 23 (35.38%) SQL
3 21 (32.31%) Java
4 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.15%) Ruby
6 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) Groovy
7 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.23%) ISEB
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.08%) GNVQ
6 2 (3.08%) HND
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.08%) HP
2 2 (3.08%) IBM
3 1 (1.54%) PayPal
3 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.54%) Telerik
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + h/c, pension, bonus rewards etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health, rewards etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago