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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 215 233 219
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 102 95 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.81% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.99% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 91 75 93
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,200 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
9029 9640 9136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.36% 82.63% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7591 8052 8087
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 April 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 April 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.

1 107 (60.45%) ISEB
2 91 (51.41%) ISTQB
3 65 (36.72%) Test Management
4 61 (34.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 50 (28.25%) Finance
6 46 (25.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (25.42%) PRINCE2
7 45 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (22.60%) SQL
9 36 (20.34%) QA
10 34 (19.21%) SQL Server
10 34 (19.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 29 (16.38%) Selenium
12 28 (15.82%) ITIL
13 26 (14.69%) C#
14 24 (13.56%) Service Management
15 23 (12.99%) Banking
15 23 (12.99%) Test Scripting
15 23 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (12.43%) Unit Testing
17 21 (11.86%) Degree
18 20 (11.30%) Java
18 20 (11.30%) Windows
18 20 (11.30%) Scrum
18 20 (11.30%) Test Automation
19 19 (10.73%) JIRA
20 18 (10.17%) HTML
20 18 (10.17%) .NET
20 18 (10.17%) Web Services
21 17 (9.60%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (1.69%) CMS
2 2 (1.13%) Drupal
2 2 (1.13%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.13%) IIS
2 2 (1.13%) JBoss
2 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) GNU Octave
3 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) GitHub
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) HTTP
2 2 (1.13%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (1.69%) QlikView
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.69%) BODI
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.69%) Big Data
6 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.13%) MySQL
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (16.38%) Selenium
2 23 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (10.73%) JIRA
4 14 (7.91%) Cucumber
5 13 (7.34%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.52%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.95%) SpecFlow
8 6 (3.39%) Ant
8 6 (3.39%) JMeter
8 6 (3.39%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (2.82%) JUnit
9 5 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (2.82%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.82%) NuGet
10 4 (2.26%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (2.26%) Maven
11 3 (1.69%) SilkPerformer
11 3 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (28.25%) Finance
2 23 (12.99%) Banking
3 8 (4.52%) Retail
4 7 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.95%) Back Office
5 5 (2.82%) Legal
5 5 (2.82%) Marketing
6 4 (2.26%) Law
7 2 (1.13%) Advertising
7 2 (1.13%) Games
7 2 (1.13%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (32.77%) Test Manager
2 53 (29.94%) Analyst
3 36 (20.34%) Test Analyst
4 27 (15.25%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (12.43%) Programme Manager
5 22 (12.43%) Programme Test Manager
6 17 (9.60%) Senior Test Analyst
7 15 (8.47%) Tester
8 14 (7.91%) Developer
9 13 (7.34%) Senior Manager
9 13 (7.34%) Senior Test Manager
10 12 (6.78%) Test Leader
11 10 (5.65%) QA Analyst
12 9 (5.08%) Lead Test Analyst
13 7 (3.95%) Consultant
14 6 (3.39%) QA Engineer
14 6 (3.39%) QA Test Analyst
15 5 (2.82%) Senior Analyst Programmer
15 5 (2.82%) QA Tester
15 5 (2.82%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.17%) HTML
1 18 (10.17%) .NET
1 18 (10.17%) Web Services
2 15 (8.47%) XML
3 11 (6.21%) WinForms
4 9 (5.08%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.95%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.95%) Gherkin
6 6 (3.39%) CSS
7 5 (2.82%) DOM
7 5 (2.82%) DHTML
7 5 (2.82%) NHibernate
7 5 (2.82%) Backbone.js
7 5 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (2.82%) WCF
7 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.82%) HTML5
7 5 (2.82%) Entity Framework
8 4 (2.26%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (2.26%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.21%) Derivative
3 8 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.39%) User Experience
4 6 (3.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.82%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.82%) Equities
6 4 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.26%) iPhone
7 3 (1.69%) Statistics
7 3 (1.69%) NHS
7 3 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.69%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.13%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.13%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.30%) Windows
2 6 (3.39%) UNIX
3 5 (2.82%) Linux
4 3 (1.69%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.72%) Test Management
2 61 (34.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 46 (25.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (25.42%) PRINCE2
5 28 (15.82%) ITIL
6 24 (13.56%) Service Management
7 23 (12.99%) Test Scripting
8 22 (12.43%) Unit Testing
9 20 (11.30%) Test Automation
9 20 (11.30%) Scrum
10 17 (9.60%) BDD
11 13 (7.34%) Project Management
12 12 (6.78%) TDD
12 12 (6.78%) Automated Testing
12 12 (6.78%) Manual Testing
13 11 (6.21%) Integration Testing
13 11 (6.21%) Test Strategy
13 11 (6.21%) Kanban
13 11 (6.21%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.60%) SQL
2 26 (14.69%) C#
3 20 (11.30%) Java
4 9 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.39%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.82%) MATLAB
6 5 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.82%) C
6 5 (2.82%) Ruby
7 4 (2.26%) Python
8 3 (1.69%) R
8 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.13%) VB6
9 2 (1.13%) VB
9 2 (1.13%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.13%) VBA
9 2 (1.13%) Perl
9 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 107 (60.45%) ISEB
2 91 (51.41%) ISTQB
3 34 (19.21%) ISEB Practitioner
4 21 (11.86%) Degree
5 8 (4.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.13%) MBA
8 1 (0.56%) ACCA
8 1 (0.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (9.60%) Oracle
2 15 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.52%) HP
4 6 (3.39%) Murex
4 6 (3.39%) Calypso
5 3 (1.69%) Cognos
5 3 (1.69%) Informatica
6 2 (1.13%) VMware
6 2 (1.13%) Reuters
6 2 (1.13%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.13%) Sybase
6 2 (1.13%) Tableau
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix
7 1 (0.56%) Juniper
7 1 (0.56%) Sophos
7 1 (0.56%) Websense
7 1 (0.56%) Veeam
7 1 (0.56%) hybris
7 1 (0.56%) Apple
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £47000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + Many, many benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, training, progression
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago