Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Web Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Web Testing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Testing
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 937 889 954
Rank change year-on-year -48 +65 +67
Permanent jobs citing Web Testing 252 353 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 243 332 335
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £78,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%

Web Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161952 169683 193148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127936 140934 159138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,350 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Web Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Web Testing in the UK

Web Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Web Testing in the UK

Web Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Testing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Testing in the UK

Web Testing
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 -46 248 £40,000 - 19
UK excluding London -29 141 £35,000 -12.50% 14
London -14 111 £56,250 +18.42% 5
North of England -15 64 £34,000 -15.00% 5
Yorkshire +12 47 £32,500 -23.53% 4
Midlands +25 31 £46,500 +43.08% 2
South East -2 24 £35,000 - 6
West Midlands +19 20 £55,000 +57.14% 1
South West +20 18 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North West -24 16 £40,000 +23.08% 1
East Midlands +29 11 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Scotland -16 3 £28,500 -21.38%
East of England -19 1 £30,000 -14.29%
North East - 1 £28,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Web Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 222 (88.10%) Test Automation
2 159 (63.10%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (52.78%) Selenium
4 131 (51.98%) QA
5 78 (30.95%) SQL
6 74 (29.37%) Cucumber
7 71 (28.17%) Java
8 65 (25.79%) BDD
9 58 (23.02%) Manual Testing
10 57 (22.62%) ISEB
11 55 (21.83%) C#
11 55 (21.83%) ISTQB
12 54 (21.43%) Regression Testing
13 52 (20.63%) Finance
14 46 (18.25%) Test Scripting
14 46 (18.25%) WebDriver
15 41 (16.27%) SoapUI
15 41 (16.27%) HTML
16 39 (15.48%) JavaScript
17 38 (15.08%) Software Testing
17 38 (15.08%) Jenkins
18 36 (14.29%) TDD
18 36 (14.29%) JIRA
19 35 (13.89%) QA Automation
19 35 (13.89%) Scenario Testing
20 33 (13.10%) .NET
20 33 (13.10%) XML
21 32 (12.70%) E-Commerce
21 32 (12.70%) Scrum
21 32 (12.70%) Continuous Integration

Web Testing
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 5 (1.98%) Confluence
2 3 (1.19%) CMS
3 2 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (7.54%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.98%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.98%) BrowserStack
4 3 (1.19%) GitHub
4 3 (1.19%) SaaS
4 3 (1.19%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.92%) HTTP
2 12 (4.76%) Internet
3 4 (1.59%) PuTTY
3 4 (1.59%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.79%) Intranet
5 1 (0.40%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.13%) Relational Database
2 22 (8.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.98%) DB2
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.40%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 133 (52.78%) Selenium
2 74 (29.37%) Cucumber
3 46 (18.25%) WebDriver
4 41 (16.27%) SoapUI
5 38 (15.08%) Jenkins
6 36 (14.29%) JIRA
7 22 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (7.54%) RSpec
9 17 (6.75%) JUnit
10 16 (6.35%) SpecFlow
11 14 (5.56%) Protractor
12 13 (5.16%) Appium
13 12 (4.76%) HP UFT
13 12 (4.76%) WATIR
14 10 (3.97%) Git (software)
15 8 (3.17%) Calabash
16 7 (2.78%) JMeter
16 7 (2.78%) Toad
16 7 (2.78%) Visual Studio
17 6 (2.38%) Ranorex
General
1 52 (20.63%) Finance
2 24 (9.52%) Retail
3 17 (6.75%) Banking
4 9 (3.57%) Advertising
5 8 (3.17%) Games
6 6 (2.38%) Marketing
7 3 (1.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (38.49%) Tester
2 78 (30.95%) Analyst
3 72 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 34 (13.49%) Automation Tester
5 27 (10.71%) Test Leader
6 26 (10.32%) Selenium Tester
7 25 (9.92%) Test Engineer
8 23 (9.13%) Lead Tester
8 23 (9.13%) Software Tester
9 21 (8.33%) QA Tester
10 20 (7.94%) Technical Leader
10 20 (7.94%) Technical Tester
11 18 (7.14%) QA Engineer
12 16 (6.35%) Senior Tester
13 14 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
14 13 (5.16%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (5.16%) Senior Test Analyst
15 12 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
16 11 (4.37%) Senior Automation Tester
16 11 (4.37%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.27%) HTML
2 33 (13.10%) .NET
2 33 (13.10%) XML
3 31 (12.30%) Web Services
4 27 (10.71%) SOAP
5 12 (4.76%) Gherkin
6 7 (2.78%) CSS
7 6 (2.38%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.38%) Node.js
7 6 (2.38%) React
8 5 (1.98%) WPF
9 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.59%) Backbone.js
9 4 (1.59%) JSON
9 4 (1.59%) REST
9 4 (1.59%) Symfony
10 3 (1.19%) HTML5
10 3 (1.19%) jQuery
11 2 (0.79%) RESTful
11 2 (0.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.97%) Fintech
5 7 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.78%) User Experience
6 5 (1.98%) iSeries
7 4 (1.59%) iPad
8 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.11%) Linux
2 11 (4.37%) Android
2 11 (4.37%) Apple iOS
2 11 (4.37%) Windows
3 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.59%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (88.10%) Test Automation
2 159 (63.10%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (25.79%) BDD
4 58 (23.02%) Manual Testing
5 54 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 46 (18.25%) Test Scripting
7 38 (15.08%) Software Testing
8 36 (14.29%) TDD
9 35 (13.89%) QA Automation
9 35 (13.89%) Scenario Testing
10 32 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (12.70%) E-Commerce
10 32 (12.70%) Scrum
10 32 (12.70%) SDLC
11 29 (11.51%) Functional Testing
12 27 (10.71%) Integration Testing
12 27 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (9.52%) Time Management
14 23 (9.13%) Performance Testing
14 23 (9.13%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 78 (30.95%) SQL
2 71 (28.17%) Java
3 55 (21.83%) C#
4 39 (15.48%) JavaScript
5 28 (11.11%) Ruby
6 12 (4.76%) Groovy
6 12 (4.76%) PHP
6 12 (4.76%) RPG
6 12 (4.76%) Scala
7 5 (1.98%) Delphi
7 5 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.59%) F#
8 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.79%) C
9 2 (0.79%) ES6
9 2 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (22.62%) ISEB
2 55 (21.83%) ISTQB
3 24 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (7.54%) Degree
5 5 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (51.98%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) vSphere
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Kibana
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (8.33%) Google
2 19 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.75%) Twitter
4 11 (4.37%) Oracle
5 9 (3.57%) HP
6 7 (2.78%) Capita
7 5 (1.98%) IBM
8 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.59%) Software AG
8 4 (1.59%) VMware
8 4 (1.59%) webMethods
9 1 (0.40%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.40%) Telerik
9 1 (0.40%) Yardi