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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 210 270 218
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -52
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 91 63 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.53% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.64% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 79 53 113
Average salary £59,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £74,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
8225 9878 9780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.86% 83.08% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7055 8202 8619
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 89 (46.84%) Finance
2 87 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (44.21%) QA
4 67 (35.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 64 (33.68%) ISEB
6 59 (31.05%) SDLC
7 58 (30.53%) ISTQB
7 58 (30.53%) Test Management
8 57 (30.00%) Windows
9 55 (28.95%) C#
10 52 (27.37%) .NET
11 48 (25.26%) BDD
12 46 (24.21%) SQL
12 46 (24.21%) Test Automation
13 43 (22.63%) Microsoft
13 43 (22.63%) Cucumber
14 42 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 42 (22.11%) Web Services
15 40 (21.05%) FitNesse
16 39 (20.53%) Equities
17 38 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 38 (20.00%) Derivative
18 37 (19.47%) SpecFlow
19 35 (18.42%) Gherkin
19 35 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
19 35 (18.42%) Fixed Income
20 34 (17.89%) Degree
21 33 (17.37%) Client/Server
22 31 (16.32%) Selenium
22 31 (16.32%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (1.05%) Smallworld
2 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) GitHub
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.63%) GSM
1 5 (2.63%) PSTN
2 2 (1.05%) Intranet
2 2 (1.05%) Internet
2 2 (1.05%) Wireless
3 1 (0.53%) SSH
3 1 (0.53%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.53%) Telnet
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) VPN
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.11%) MySQL
3 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (22.63%) Cucumber
2 42 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (21.05%) FitNesse
4 37 (19.47%) SpecFlow
5 31 (16.32%) Selenium
6 23 (12.11%) JIRA
7 7 (3.68%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.16%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.16%) Maven
8 6 (3.16%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.16%) JMeter
9 5 (2.63%) Ant
9 5 (2.63%) JUnit
9 5 (2.63%) OpenSTA
10 4 (2.11%) JBehave
10 4 (2.11%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.11%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.11%) Subversion
11 3 (1.58%) NuGet
12 2 (1.05%) WATIR
General
1 89 (46.84%) Finance
2 28 (14.74%) Back Office
3 20 (10.53%) Banking
4 11 (5.79%) Front Office
5 9 (4.74%) Legal
6 8 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.11%) Retail
7 4 (2.11%) Games
8 3 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.05%) Law
9 2 (1.05%) Advertising
9 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (35.26%) Analyst
2 42 (22.11%) Senior Analyst
3 35 (18.42%) QA Analyst
4 31 (16.32%) Senior QA Analyst
5 27 (14.21%) Test Manager
6 22 (11.58%) Test Analyst
7 20 (10.53%) Tester
8 17 (8.95%) Developer
9 15 (7.89%) Programme Manager
9 15 (7.89%) Programme Test Manager
10 11 (5.79%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.74%) Junior
11 9 (4.74%) QA Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) QA Tester
12 7 (3.68%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.68%) Test Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) Test Leader
13 6 (3.16%) QA Manager
14 5 (2.63%) Programmer
15 4 (2.11%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.37%) .NET
2 42 (22.11%) Web Services
3 35 (18.42%) Gherkin
4 29 (15.26%) ASP.NET
5 18 (9.47%) HTML
6 12 (6.32%) XML
7 10 (5.26%) CSS
8 7 (3.68%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.16%) STL
9 6 (3.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (3.16%) HTML5
10 5 (2.63%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.63%) REST
10 5 (2.63%) jQuery
10 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.11%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (2.11%) FpML
12 3 (1.58%) WinForms
12 3 (1.58%) DOM
12 3 (1.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.53%) Equities
2 38 (20.00%) Derivative
2 38 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (18.42%) Fixed Income
4 33 (17.37%) Client/Server
5 19 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.79%) Computer Science
7 10 (5.26%) Contract for Difference
8 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.11%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.58%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.05%) New Media
11 2 (1.05%) User Experience
11 2 (1.05%) Online Gambling
11 2 (1.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.00%) Windows
2 16 (8.42%) Linux
3 5 (2.63%) Android
4 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.11%) UNIX
5 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (35.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 59 (31.05%) SDLC
4 58 (30.53%) Test Management
5 48 (25.26%) BDD
6 46 (24.21%) Test Automation
7 35 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 31 (16.32%) Test Scripting
9 28 (14.74%) Scrum
10 18 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (8.95%) TDD
11 17 (8.95%) ITIL
11 17 (8.95%) Integration Testing
11 17 (8.95%) System Testing
12 16 (8.42%) Software Engineering
12 16 (8.42%) Unit Testing
12 16 (8.42%) PRINCE2
12 16 (8.42%) Service Management
12 16 (8.42%) Regression Testing
13 14 (7.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.95%) C#
2 46 (24.21%) SQL
3 28 (14.74%) Java
4 15 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.26%) C++
6 6 (3.16%) Ruby
7 5 (2.63%) C
8 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.58%) VBScript
10 2 (1.05%) VB
10 2 (1.05%) Magik
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) Python
11 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (33.68%) ISEB
2 58 (30.53%) ISTQB
3 34 (17.89%) Degree
4 25 (13.16%) ISEB Practitioner
5 21 (11.05%) Security Cleared
6 20 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.05%) MBA
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (44.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (5.79%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.47%) Oracle
3 10 (5.26%) HP
4 4 (2.11%) Sybase
4 4 (2.11%) GoldenSource
5 2 (1.05%) ExactTarget
5 2 (1.05%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.05%) Murex
5 2 (1.05%) Calypso
5 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.53%) VMware
6 1 (0.53%) Sophis
6 1 (0.53%) Informatica
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) hybris
6 1 (0.53%) Tableau
6 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago