The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 180 222 273
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +51
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 54 76 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.87% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.99% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 51 67 45
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5303 7640 9687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.28% 87.34% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 6576 8065
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the City of London region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 74 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.83%) QA
3 47 (40.52%) Degree
4 45 (38.79%) Finance
5 43 (37.07%) C#
6 40 (34.48%) Scrum
7 38 (32.76%) Functional Testing
8 36 (31.03%) .NET
9 33 (28.45%) Banking
10 29 (25.00%) Windows
11 27 (23.28%) Java
12 25 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (21.55%) SQL
13 24 (20.69%) BDD
14 22 (18.97%) Cucumber
15 21 (18.10%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (17.24%) WPF
16 20 (17.24%) Test Management
16 20 (17.24%) WinForms
17 19 (16.38%) Regression Testing
17 19 (16.38%) Selenium
18 18 (15.52%) Integration Testing
19 17 (14.66%) Manual Testing
19 17 (14.66%) Android
20 16 (13.79%) Mobile App
21 14 (12.07%) Mentoring
21 14 (12.07%) System Testing
21 14 (12.07%) Linux
22 13 (11.21%) Blog
22 13 (11.21%) JIRA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (0.86%) Confluence
2 1 (0.86%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Project
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
2 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) HTTP
2 4 (3.45%) DHCP
2 4 (3.45%) DNS
2 4 (3.45%) Firewall
2 4 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (0.86%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.86%) SSH
3 1 (0.86%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) QlikView
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.97%) Cucumber
2 19 (16.38%) Selenium
3 13 (11.21%) JIRA
4 11 (9.48%) WebDriver
5 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.31%) Capybara
6 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.31%) WATIR
7 3 (2.59%) Appium
7 3 (2.59%) Calabash
7 3 (2.59%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.59%) NUnit
7 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.72%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.72%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.86%) JBehave
9 1 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.86%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (38.79%) Finance
2 33 (28.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Turkish Language
4 3 (2.59%) Law
4 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Advertising
5 2 (1.72%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Back Office
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Front Office
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) iGaming
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (33.62%) Developer
2 32 (27.59%) C# Developer
3 26 (22.41%) C# GUI Developer
3 26 (22.41%) GUI Developer
3 26 (22.41%) QA Engineer
4 24 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 24 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (11.21%) Analyst
5 13 (11.21%) Android Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Java Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Mobile Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) Test Analyst
6 11 (9.48%) Tester
7 7 (6.03%) QA Tester
8 6 (5.17%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.17%) QA Automation Tester
9 5 (4.31%) Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.03%) .NET
2 20 (17.24%) WinForms
2 20 (17.24%) WPF
3 11 (9.48%) XML
4 6 (5.17%) HTML
5 2 (1.72%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.72%) Web Services
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.86%) CSS
6 1 (0.86%) REST
6 1 (0.86%) RESTful
6 1 (0.86%) SOAP
6 1 (0.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 13 (11.21%) Blog
4 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.31%) Fintech
5 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.59%) User Experience
8 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.86%) Equities
9 1 (0.86%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.00%) Windows
2 17 (14.66%) Android
3 14 (12.07%) Linux
4 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.48%) Scrum
3 38 (32.76%) Functional Testing
4 24 (20.69%) BDD
5 21 (18.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (17.24%) Test Management
7 19 (16.38%) Regression Testing
8 18 (15.52%) Integration Testing
9 17 (14.66%) Manual Testing
10 14 (12.07%) Mentoring
10 14 (12.07%) System Testing
11 13 (11.21%) Multithreading
12 12 (10.34%) Agile Testing
12 12 (10.34%) Context-Driven Testing
12 12 (10.34%) Defect Management
12 12 (10.34%) Exploratory Testing
13 11 (9.48%) SDLC
13 11 (9.48%) Test Planning
14 10 (8.62%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.07%) C#
2 27 (23.28%) Java
3 25 (21.55%) SQL
4 8 (6.90%) C++
5 6 (5.17%) Ruby
6 5 (4.31%) C
7 3 (2.59%) Python
8 2 (1.72%) VB
9 1 (0.86%) ABAP
9 1 (0.86%) COBOL
9 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.86%) Groovy
9 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.86%) VB6
9 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (40.52%) Degree
2 13 (11.21%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.34%) ISEB
4 7 (6.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.45%) CEH
5 4 (3.45%) CISSP
5 4 (3.45%) CSSLP
5 4 (3.45%) PMP
6 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (44.83%) QA
2 12 (10.34%) GCP
3 1 (0.86%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (1.72%) HP
4 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.72%) Siebel
4 2 (1.72%) Sun
5 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.86%) EMC
5 1 (0.86%) Pega
5 1 (0.86%) SAP
5 1 (0.86%) TOWER Software
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