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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 205 211 245
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +34
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 54 100 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.98% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.12% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 49 92 85
Median salary £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £74,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
5957 8939 10928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 90.16% 87.89% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5442 7592 9148
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 61 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.95%) QA
3 41 (39.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 40 (38.10%) Finance
5 37 (35.24%) Integration Testing
6 31 (29.52%) ISTQB
6 31 (29.52%) ISEB
7 30 (28.57%) SDLC
8 29 (27.62%) Degree
9 28 (26.67%) Functional Testing
10 25 (23.81%) System Testing
11 24 (22.86%) BDD
11 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (20.95%) Scrum
12 22 (20.95%) Java
12 22 (20.95%) SQL
13 21 (20.00%) Regression Testing
14 20 (19.05%) Banking
14 20 (19.05%) Unit Testing
15 19 (18.10%) System Integration Testing
16 17 (16.19%) C#
16 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
16 17 (16.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 16 (15.24%) JIRA
17 16 (15.24%) .NET
18 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
18 15 (14.29%) Android
18 15 (14.29%) Mobile App
19 14 (13.33%) Test Management
19 14 (13.33%) Test Scripting

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:

Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.95%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.95%) IaaS
1 1 (0.95%) PaaS
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) Internet
1 3 (2.86%) PuTTY
1 3 (2.86%) SSH
1 3 (2.86%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.81%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.86%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.95%) Big Data
7 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) JIRA
2 12 (11.43%) Cucumber
3 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.57%) HP UFT
4 9 (8.57%) Selenium
5 8 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.76%) Appium
7 5 (4.76%) Calabash
7 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (4.76%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.81%) JBehave
8 4 (3.81%) Subversion
9 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (1.90%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (1.90%) JMeter
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.95%) JUnit
General
1 40 (38.10%) Finance
2 20 (19.05%) Banking
3 9 (8.57%) Law
4 8 (7.62%) Legal
5 7 (6.67%) Advertising
6 4 (3.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Front Office
7 1 (0.95%) Games
7 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Analyst
2 24 (22.86%) Test Analyst
3 23 (21.90%) QA Engineer
4 19 (18.10%) Developer
4 19 (18.10%) Tester
5 12 (11.43%) Java Engineer
6 11 (10.48%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Android Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Test Manager
8 8 (7.62%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Mobile Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) C# GUI Developer
9 7 (6.67%) GUI Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) Agile Tester
11 4 (3.81%) Programme Test Manager
11 4 (3.81%) Test Programme Manager
12 3 (2.86%) QA Leader
12 3 (2.86%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) .NET
2 14 (13.33%) XML
3 5 (4.76%) Web Services
3 5 (4.76%) WinForms
4 4 (3.81%) HTML
5 3 (2.86%) REST
5 3 (2.86%) WPF
6 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.90%) HTML5
6 2 (1.90%) NancyFx
6 2 (1.90%) SOAP
6 2 (1.90%) Velocity
6 2 (1.90%) XHTML
7 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.95%) CSS
7 1 (0.95%) JMX
7 1 (0.95%) JSON
7 1 (0.95%) RESTful
7 1 (0.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.52%) Blog
4 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.95%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Android
2 9 (8.57%) Windows
3 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.81%) Linux
5 3 (2.86%) Unix
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 37 (35.24%) Integration Testing
4 30 (28.57%) SDLC
5 28 (26.67%) Functional Testing
6 25 (23.81%) System Testing
7 24 (22.86%) BDD
8 22 (20.95%) Scrum
9 21 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 20 (19.05%) Unit Testing
11 19 (18.10%) System Integration Testing
12 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
13 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
14 14 (13.33%) Test Management
14 14 (13.33%) Test Scripting
15 11 (10.48%) Mentoring
15 11 (10.48%) Multithreading
15 11 (10.48%) Test Planning
15 11 (10.48%) Workflow
16 9 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.95%) Java
1 22 (20.95%) SQL
2 17 (16.19%) C#
3 5 (4.76%) C
3 5 (4.76%) C++
3 5 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (2.86%) VBA
5 2 (1.90%) COBOL
5 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.90%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.90%) R
5 2 (1.90%) VB
5 2 (1.90%) VB6
6 1 (0.95%) ABAP
6 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.95%) PHP
6 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (29.52%) ISEB
1 31 (29.52%) ISTQB
2 29 (27.62%) Degree
3 17 (16.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (7.62%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (40.95%) QA
2 9 (8.57%) GCP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.48%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (0.95%) Informatica
4 1 (0.95%) SAP
4 1 (0.95%) Siebel
4 1 (0.95%) Splunk
4 1 (0.95%) Sybase
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