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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 228 231 239
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 112 99 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.83% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.04% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 86 99 91
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10365 9507 10971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.29% 79.68% 78.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8631 8327 9948
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 79 (49.69%) Finance
2 73 (45.91%) SQL
3 62 (38.99%) ISEB
4 56 (35.22%) QA
5 42 (26.42%) Oracle
6 41 (25.79%) Test Scripting
7 40 (25.16%) Java
8 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (21.38%) Selenium
10 31 (19.50%) SQL Server
10 31 (19.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (17.61%) ISTQB
12 27 (16.98%) .NET
13 26 (16.35%) C#
14 25 (15.72%) Scrum
15 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
16 22 (13.84%) Asset Management
16 22 (13.84%) Automated Testing
16 22 (13.84%) Test Automation
17 20 (12.58%) Degree
17 20 (12.58%) TDD
17 20 (12.58%) QuickTest Pro
17 20 (12.58%) HTML
17 20 (12.58%) Linux
18 19 (11.95%) Manual Testing
19 18 (11.32%) BDD
19 18 (11.32%) MS Excel
19 18 (11.32%) Windows
19 18 (11.32%) JavaScript
19 18 (11.32%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.03%) LiveLink
2 8 (5.03%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.77%) IIS
5 5 (3.14%) Apache
5 5 (3.14%) Commerce Server
5 5 (3.14%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.89%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Fredhopper
2 4 (2.52%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (2.52%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.63%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.63%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.26%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.29%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.29%) MySQL
3 10 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.77%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.77%) Big Data
5 5 (3.14%) BODI
5 5 (3.14%) QlikView
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (1.89%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.26%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.26%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (21.38%) Selenium
2 20 (12.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (11.32%) JIRA
4 10 (6.29%) LoadRunner
5 9 (5.66%) WebDriver
6 8 (5.03%) NUnit
6 8 (5.03%) JUnit
7 7 (4.40%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.77%) Toad
8 6 (3.77%) JMeter
9 5 (3.14%) Subversion
9 5 (3.14%) Maven
9 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.14%) PVCS
9 5 (3.14%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.14%) WinRunner
10 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.89%) JDeveloper
12 2 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 79 (49.69%) Finance
2 17 (10.69%) Banking
3 10 (6.29%) Advertising
4 9 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.40%) Retail
5 7 (4.40%) Marketing
6 6 (3.77%) Front Office
7 3 (1.89%) Back Office
7 3 (1.89%) Publishing
7 3 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.26%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (29.56%) Analyst
2 32 (20.13%) Test Analyst
3 26 (16.35%) Developer
4 18 (11.32%) Test Manager
5 12 (7.55%) Tester
6 11 (6.92%) QA Analyst
7 10 (6.29%) Consultant
8 8 (5.03%) Test Leader
9 7 (4.40%) QA Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (3.77%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.77%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.14%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) QA Leader
12 4 (2.52%) Automation Test Analyst
12 4 (2.52%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.98%) .NET
2 20 (12.58%) HTML
3 14 (8.81%) XML
4 12 (7.55%) CSS
5 11 (6.92%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.29%) WCF
7 8 (5.03%) JSON
8 7 (4.40%) HTML5
8 7 (4.40%) Web Services
9 6 (3.77%) Ajax
9 6 (3.77%) WPF
9 6 (3.77%) Gherkin
10 5 (3.14%) WebCenter
11 4 (2.52%) Spring
11 4 (2.52%) jQuery
12 3 (1.89%) JDBC
12 3 (1.89%) Swing
12 3 (1.89%) XHTML
13 2 (1.26%) FpML
13 2 (1.26%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.92%) Derivative
3 10 (6.29%) Fixed Income
4 8 (5.03%) Equities
5 6 (3.77%) Open Source
6 4 (2.52%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.89%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.26%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.26%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.26%) iPhone
8 2 (1.26%) iPad
8 2 (1.26%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.58%) Linux
2 18 (11.32%) Windows
3 17 (10.69%) UNIX
4 10 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.14%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.52%) Android
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) CentOS
9 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.79%) Test Scripting
2 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (19.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (15.72%) Scrum
5 22 (13.84%) Test Automation
5 22 (13.84%) Automated Testing
5 22 (13.84%) Asset Management
6 20 (12.58%) TDD
7 19 (11.95%) Manual Testing
8 18 (11.32%) BDD
9 16 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.81%) Automation Testing
11 13 (8.18%) Test Strategy
12 12 (7.55%) ETL
12 12 (7.55%) Test Management
12 12 (7.55%) System Testing
12 12 (7.55%) Time Management
13 11 (6.92%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (45.91%) SQL
2 40 (25.16%) Java
3 26 (16.35%) C#
4 18 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.55%) C++
6 10 (6.29%) Python
6 10 (6.29%) Perl
6 10 (6.29%) Scala
7 9 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.03%) PHP
8 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.77%) Ruby
9 6 (3.77%) F#
10 5 (3.14%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.89%) VBScript
11 3 (1.89%) C
11 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.89%) Clojure
12 2 (1.26%) Groovy
13 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 62 (38.99%) ISEB
2 28 (17.61%) ISTQB
3 20 (12.58%) Degree
4 8 (5.03%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) CISSP
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.63%) RHCE
7 1 (0.63%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MBA
7 1 (0.63%) MCP
7 1 (0.63%) HND
7 1 (0.63%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) MCSA
7 1 (0.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (35.22%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (26.42%) Oracle
2 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.43%) HP
4 10 (6.29%) Cognos
5 9 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.40%) Charles River
7 6 (3.77%) IBM
8 5 (3.14%) Adobe
8 5 (3.14%) Informatica
8 5 (3.14%) ATG
8 5 (3.14%) Open Text
8 5 (3.14%) Endeca
8 5 (3.14%) hybris
9 4 (2.52%) Wall Street Systems
9 4 (2.52%) SimCorp
10 3 (1.89%) Telerik
10 3 (1.89%) Mercator
10 3 (1.89%) OpenLink
10 3 (1.89%) SAP
11 2 (1.26%) Business Objects
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
IT HR
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 28 days ago