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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 270 232 220
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 48 98 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.80% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.98% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 45 96 108
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
9077 9978 10072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.41% 81.87% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7727 8622 9201
Average salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 74 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (46.32%) Finance
3 46 (33.82%) SQL
4 45 (33.09%) ISEB
5 37 (27.21%) Banking
6 34 (25.00%) QA
7 31 (22.79%) .NET
8 29 (21.32%) SQL Server
8 29 (21.32%) Test Scripting
9 28 (20.59%) ISTQB
9 28 (20.59%) Investment Banking
10 27 (19.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (19.12%) TDD
12 24 (17.65%) Oracle
13 21 (15.44%) Regression Testing
13 21 (15.44%) Selenium
14 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
14 20 (14.71%) Test Management
15 19 (13.97%) HTML
15 19 (13.97%) Java
15 19 (13.97%) Degree
15 19 (13.97%) Scrum
16 18 (13.24%) VB
16 18 (13.24%) Manual Testing
16 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
17 17 (12.50%) Fixed Income
17 17 (12.50%) JIRA
18 16 (11.76%) Software Engineering
18 16 (11.76%) C#
18 16 (11.76%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (9.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.15%) IIS
4 6 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.21%) Commerce Server
5 3 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.21%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.74%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.68%) MS Office
3 3 (2.21%) MS Project
3 3 (2.21%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.74%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) DNS
2 3 (2.21%) VPN
3 2 (1.47%) HTTP
3 2 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.74%) SSL
4 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.68%) MySQL
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.74%) SSDT
7 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (15.44%) Selenium
2 17 (12.50%) JIRA
3 15 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (10.29%) Maven
5 12 (8.82%) JUnit
6 11 (8.09%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (5.15%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (3.68%) Bugzilla
11 4 (2.94%) AppScan
11 4 (2.94%) PHPUnit
12 3 (2.21%) Behat
12 3 (2.21%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.21%) TestDirector
13 2 (1.47%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.47%) JMeter
13 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.74%) eggPlant
14 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 63 (46.32%) Finance
2 37 (27.21%) Banking
3 28 (20.59%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.35%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.88%) Back Office
6 7 (5.15%) Billing
7 5 (3.68%) Games
8 4 (2.94%) Legal
9 3 (2.21%) Retail
10 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.74%) Advertising
10 1 (0.74%) Law
10 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.74%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (28.68%) Analyst
2 31 (22.79%) Developer
3 26 (19.12%) Test Analyst
4 19 (13.97%) Test Manager
5 17 (12.50%) Tester
6 11 (8.09%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (8.09%) Testing Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) C++ Developer
7 7 (5.15%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.15%) QA Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) QA Tester
8 6 (4.41%) Software Tester
8 6 (4.41%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.68%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Test Leader
10 4 (2.94%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.79%) .NET
2 19 (13.97%) HTML
3 13 (9.56%) CSS
3 13 (9.56%) Web Services
4 12 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.09%) jQuery
6 9 (6.62%) J2EE
6 9 (6.62%) XML
6 9 (6.62%) Spring
7 7 (5.15%) Ajax
7 7 (5.15%) HTML5
8 6 (4.41%) JNI
8 6 (4.41%) JMS
8 6 (4.41%) EJB
9 5 (3.68%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.94%) Ext JS
10 4 (2.94%) CSS3
10 4 (2.94%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.21%) WebCenter
11 3 (2.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.56%) Market Risk
4 11 (8.09%) Derivative
5 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.88%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.94%) User Experience
6 4 (2.94%) Open Source
7 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.21%) Equities
7 3 (2.21%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.47%) Energy Derivatives
8 2 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.47%) Kindle
9 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.74%) iPhone
9 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.35%) Windows
2 5 (3.68%) UNIX
3 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.21%) Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.32%) Test Scripting
3 27 (19.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (19.12%) TDD
5 21 (15.44%) Regression Testing
6 20 (14.71%) Test Management
7 19 (13.97%) Scrum
8 18 (13.24%) Manual Testing
8 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
9 16 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 15 (11.03%) PRINCE2
10 15 (11.03%) E-Commerce
10 15 (11.03%) Test Automation
11 14 (10.29%) Investment Management
11 14 (10.29%) Risk Management
12 13 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (9.56%) System Testing
13 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (8.82%) ITIL
13 12 (8.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (33.82%) SQL
2 19 (13.97%) Java
3 18 (13.24%) VB
4 16 (11.76%) C#
5 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.82%) Python
6 11 (8.09%) Ruby
6 11 (8.09%) C++
7 9 (6.62%) PHP
8 8 (5.88%) C
9 7 (5.15%) Groovy
10 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.47%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.47%) VB6
12 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.47%) Perl
13 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (33.09%) ISEB
2 28 (20.59%) ISTQB
3 19 (13.97%) Degree
4 13 (9.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (25.00%) QA
2 8 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (17.65%) Oracle
2 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.15%) IBM
4 5 (3.68%) HP
5 4 (2.94%) Citrix
5 4 (2.94%) VMware
6 3 (2.21%) Telerik
6 3 (2.21%) Endeca
6 3 (2.21%) hybris
6 3 (2.21%) Charles River
6 3 (2.21%) ATG
6 3 (2.21%) Open Text
6 3 (2.21%) Adobe
7 2 (1.47%) Juniper
7 2 (1.47%) Tableau
7 2 (1.47%) Vermilion
8 1 (0.74%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.74%) Veeam
8 1 (0.74%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago