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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 211 256 225
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -31
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 99 62 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.59% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.71% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 90 45 93
Average salary £54,750 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £41,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £57,500
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
8644 8739 8711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.17% 82.90% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7304 7345 7795
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 March 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 2 March 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 97 (61.39%) ISEB
2 81 (51.27%) ISTQB
3 63 (39.87%) Test Management
4 54 (34.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 48 (30.38%) PRINCE2
6 47 (29.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (22.15%) Finance
7 35 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (21.52%) SQL Server
9 33 (20.89%) SQL
10 29 (18.35%) ITIL
11 25 (15.82%) Service Management
12 24 (15.19%) QA
13 23 (14.56%) ISEB Practitioner
14 21 (13.29%) Banking
15 20 (12.66%) C#
16 18 (11.39%) Selenium
16 18 (11.39%) Java
17 17 (10.76%) Oracle
17 17 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (10.13%) Unit Testing
18 16 (10.13%) Scrum
19 15 (9.49%) HTML
19 15 (9.49%) .NET
19 15 (9.49%) Test Scripting
20 14 (8.86%) Windows
20 14 (8.86%) BDD
21 13 (8.23%) MS Excel
21 13 (8.23%) Web Services
21 13 (8.23%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.90%) IIS
2 3 (1.90%) CMS
3 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.27%) Drupal
3 2 (1.27%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.27%) JBoss
3 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) HTTP
1 3 (1.90%) VPN
1 3 (1.90%) Firewall
2 2 (1.27%) Wireless
2 2 (1.27%) DHCP
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
2 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.90%) QlikView
5 3 (1.90%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.90%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.90%) BODI
5 3 (1.90%) Big Data
5 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.63%) SSDT
7 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Selenium
2 17 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.96%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.70%) JIRA
5 6 (3.80%) JUnit
5 6 (3.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (3.80%) WebDriver
5 6 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (3.16%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.53%) Ant
7 4 (2.53%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.90%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.90%) Behat
8 3 (1.90%) NuGet
8 3 (1.90%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.90%) SilkPerformer
8 3 (1.90%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.90%) JMeter
General
1 35 (22.15%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Banking
3 8 (5.06%) Retail
4 6 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.16%) Marketing
6 4 (2.53%) Games
7 3 (1.90%) Law
7 3 (1.90%) Legal
8 2 (1.27%) Back Office
8 2 (1.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (35.44%) Test Manager
2 44 (27.85%) Analyst
3 33 (20.89%) Test Analyst
4 22 (13.92%) Senior Analyst
5 21 (13.29%) Programme Manager
5 21 (13.29%) Programme Test Manager
6 19 (12.03%) Senior Test Analyst
7 15 (9.49%) Senior Manager
7 15 (9.49%) Senior Test Manager
8 14 (8.86%) Test Leader
8 14 (8.86%) Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Tester
9 9 (5.70%) Lead Test Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) QA Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Consultant
11 6 (3.80%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (3.80%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.53%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.53%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.49%) HTML
1 15 (9.49%) .NET
2 13 (8.23%) Web Services
3 12 (7.59%) XML
4 9 (5.70%) WinForms
5 5 (3.16%) Spring
5 5 (3.16%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.53%) CSS
6 4 (2.53%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.53%) WCF
6 4 (2.53%) HTML5
7 3 (1.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.90%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.90%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.90%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.90%) RESTful
7 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.90%) JSON
7 3 (1.90%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.43%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.43%) Derivative
3 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.16%) User Experience
5 4 (2.53%) Open Source
5 4 (2.53%) iPhone
5 4 (2.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (1.90%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.90%) NHS
6 3 (1.90%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.90%) Equities
6 3 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.27%) Replication
7 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.27%) Energy Derivatives
7 2 (1.27%) Statistics
7 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.86%) Windows
2 7 (4.43%) UNIX
3 5 (3.16%) Linux
4 3 (1.90%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.87%) Test Management
2 54 (34.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 48 (30.38%) PRINCE2
4 47 (29.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (18.35%) ITIL
7 25 (15.82%) Service Management
8 16 (10.13%) Scrum
8 16 (10.13%) Unit Testing
9 15 (9.49%) Test Scripting
10 14 (8.86%) BDD
11 12 (7.59%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.59%) TDD
12 11 (6.96%) Manual Testing
13 10 (6.33%) System Testing
14 9 (5.70%) Test Strategy
14 9 (5.70%) SEO
14 9 (5.70%) MVC
15 8 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (5.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.89%) SQL
2 20 (12.66%) C#
3 18 (11.39%) Java
4 8 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.80%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.16%) MATLAB
6 5 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.16%) Ruby
7 3 (1.90%) R
7 3 (1.90%) Python
7 3 (1.90%) VB
8 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.27%) VBA
8 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.27%) VB6
8 2 (1.27%) C++
8 2 (1.27%) Perl
8 2 (1.27%) PHP
9 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 97 (61.39%) ISEB
2 81 (51.27%) ISTQB
3 23 (14.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 13 (8.23%) Degree
5 7 (4.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.27%) VCP4
8 1 (0.63%) ACCA
8 1 (0.63%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (10.76%) Oracle
2 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.80%) HP
4 5 (3.16%) Citrix
5 4 (2.53%) Murex
5 4 (2.53%) Calypso
6 3 (1.90%) Cognos
6 3 (1.90%) Juniper
6 3 (1.90%) Informatica
7 2 (1.27%) Reuters
7 2 (1.27%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.27%) Sophos
7 2 (1.27%) Websense
7 2 (1.27%) VMware
7 2 (1.27%) Veeam
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco
7 2 (1.27%) Tableau
8 1 (0.63%) Avaya
8 1 (0.63%) Sybase
8 1 (0.63%) Nortel
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 27 days ago