The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 242 204 235
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +31
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 89 115 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.96% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.19% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 64 114 92
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £57,425
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10089 9677 10257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.38% 80.84% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8311 8455 9342
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
London

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 103 (52.82%) Finance
2 79 (40.51%) SQL
3 63 (32.31%) QA
4 57 (29.23%) ISEB
5 53 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (26.15%) Test Scripting
7 48 (24.62%) Oracle
8 46 (23.59%) Banking
9 44 (22.56%) .NET
10 43 (22.05%) Selenium
11 42 (21.54%) Java
12 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
13 35 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 34 (17.44%) Microsoft
15 33 (16.92%) C#
16 30 (15.38%) Degree
16 30 (15.38%) Test Automation
17 29 (14.87%) Manual Testing
17 29 (14.87%) Investment Banking
17 29 (14.87%) TDD
17 29 (14.87%) Scrum
17 29 (14.87%) MS Excel
18 28 (14.36%) JIRA
19 27 (13.85%) ISTQB
20 25 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 24 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
21 24 (12.31%) Risk Management
22 22 (11.28%) HTML
22 22 (11.28%) Unit Testing
23 21 (10.77%) E-Commerce

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 13 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.13%) IIS
3 10 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.10%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (4.10%) Commerce Server
5 6 (3.08%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.05%) LiveLink
8 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.51%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (14.87%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.15%) MS Office
3 5 (2.56%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.54%) MS Project
5 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.10%) Fredhopper
2 3 (1.54%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (1.03%) Magento
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) Internet
2 5 (2.56%) DNS
3 3 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (5.64%) Hadoop
3 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.56%) MySQL
5 5 (2.56%) Big Data
5 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.05%) QlikView
6 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.05%) BODI
6 4 (2.05%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.51%) DB2
7 1 (0.51%) OLAP
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.51%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 43 (22.05%) Selenium
2 28 (14.36%) JIRA
3 20 (10.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (8.72%) Maven
5 15 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (7.18%) JUnit
6 14 (7.18%) Visual Studio
7 12 (6.15%) WebDriver
8 9 (4.62%) LoadRunner
8 9 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (3.59%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.59%) JMeter
11 6 (3.08%) NUnit
12 5 (2.56%) Subversion
12 5 (2.56%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.56%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.05%) PHPUnit
13 4 (2.05%) Toad
13 4 (2.05%) Bugzilla
General
1 103 (52.82%) Finance
2 46 (23.59%) Banking
3 29 (14.87%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.13%) Retail
5 9 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.08%) Back Office
6 6 (3.08%) Advertising
7 5 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.56%) Marketing
8 4 (2.05%) Billing
8 4 (2.05%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.54%) Legal
10 2 (1.03%) Polish Language
10 2 (1.03%) Games
11 1 (0.51%) Law
11 1 (0.51%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 59 (30.26%) Analyst
2 47 (24.10%) Developer
3 42 (21.54%) Test Analyst
4 21 (10.77%) Test Manager
4 21 (10.77%) Tester
5 13 (6.67%) Consultant
6 11 (5.64%) QA Engineer
6 11 (5.64%) Testing Analyst
7 9 (4.62%) QA Analyst
7 9 (4.62%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (4.62%) C++ Developer
8 7 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.59%) Software Developer
8 7 (3.59%) Test Leader
9 6 (3.08%) QA Leader
9 6 (3.08%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Software Tester
9 6 (3.08%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.08%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.56%) .NET
2 22 (11.28%) HTML
3 19 (9.74%) ASP.NET
4 18 (9.23%) XML
5 14 (7.18%) CSS
6 12 (6.15%) Web Services
6 12 (6.15%) jQuery
7 10 (5.13%) WCF
8 9 (4.62%) Ajax
8 9 (4.62%) JSON
9 8 (4.10%) WebCenter
10 7 (3.59%) HTML5
10 7 (3.59%) Spring
10 7 (3.59%) Gherkin
11 6 (3.08%) JNI
11 6 (3.08%) JMS
11 6 (3.08%) EJB
11 6 (3.08%) J2EE
12 5 (2.56%) XHTML
13 4 (2.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.74%) Fixed Income
2 15 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 11 (5.64%) Derivative
4 9 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.08%) Credit Risk
6 6 (3.08%) Open Source
7 5 (2.56%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.05%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.05%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.05%) Equities
9 3 (1.54%) Spread Betting
10 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.03%) Physics
10 2 (1.03%) iPad
10 2 (1.03%) iPhone
10 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.03%) Kindle
10 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.26%) Windows
2 10 (5.13%) UNIX
3 9 (4.62%) Linux
4 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.08%) Android
7 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.03%) Solaris
10 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.15%) Test Scripting
3 35 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 29 (14.87%) Manual Testing
5 29 (14.87%) TDD
5 29 (14.87%) Scrum
6 24 (12.31%) Risk Management
6 24 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.28%) Unit Testing
8 21 (10.77%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.77%) E-Commerce
9 19 (9.74%) System Testing
9 19 (9.74%) Test Strategy
10 18 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (9.23%) Regression Testing
10 18 (9.23%) Asset Management
11 17 (8.72%) Project Management
12 16 (8.21%) Investment Management
12 16 (8.21%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (40.51%) SQL
2 42 (21.54%) Java
3 33 (16.92%) C#
4 18 (9.23%) C++
4 18 (9.23%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.72%) Python
6 16 (8.21%) VB
7 12 (6.15%) Ruby
8 10 (5.13%) PHP
9 9 (4.62%) Groovy
9 9 (4.62%) C
10 7 (3.59%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.59%) Perl
11 5 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.56%) Scala
12 4 (2.05%) F#
12 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.05%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.54%) VBScript
14 2 (1.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 57 (29.23%) ISEB
2 30 (15.38%) Degree
3 27 (13.85%) ISTQB
4 25 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (32.31%) QA
2 8 (4.10%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.03%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) Basel II
4 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (24.62%) Oracle
2 34 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.21%) HP
4 12 (6.15%) IBM
5 8 (4.10%) ATG
5 8 (4.10%) Open Text
5 8 (4.10%) Adobe
5 8 (4.10%) Endeca
5 8 (4.10%) hybris
6 7 (3.59%) Cognos
7 6 (3.08%) Charles River
8 5 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.56%) VMware
8 5 (2.56%) Telerik
9 4 (2.05%) Informatica
10 3 (1.54%) SimCorp
10 3 (1.54%) Wall Street Systems
11 2 (1.03%) Tableau
11 2 (1.03%) Vermilion
11 2 (1.03%) SAP
City, London
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Drake Fleming
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% bonus + 10 % pension + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 24 days ago