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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
London / City of London
Rank 185 208 231
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 39 50 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.89% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 74
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £54,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
4402 5638 8699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.78% 88.62% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3988 5033 7540
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 54 (55.10%) SQL
2 50 (51.02%) QA
3 46 (46.94%) Finance
4 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (42.86%) Selenium
6 33 (33.67%) Test Management
7 32 (32.65%) Relational Database
7 32 (32.65%) XML
8 31 (31.63%) C#
9 30 (30.61%) ISTQB
10 29 (29.59%) ISEB
11 28 (28.57%) Windows
12 27 (27.55%) Test Automation
12 27 (27.55%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (27.55%) Defect Management
13 26 (26.53%) Degree
14 23 (23.47%) Linux
14 23 (23.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (22.45%) MS Project
15 22 (22.45%) Scrum
16 21 (21.43%) .NET
16 21 (21.43%) Oracle
16 21 (21.43%) HP
16 21 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
17 20 (20.41%) Oracle BI EE
17 20 (20.41%) Functional Testing
17 20 (20.41%) Sun
17 20 (20.41%) MS Office
17 20 (20.41%) Siebel

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.24%) IIS
2 5 (5.10%) CMS
2 5 (5.10%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (5.10%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
3 2 (2.04%) Documentum
Applications
1 22 (22.45%) MS Project
2 20 (20.41%) MS Office
2 20 (20.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) HTTP
2 9 (9.18%) DHCP
2 9 (9.18%) DNS
2 9 (9.18%) Firewall
2 9 (9.18%) VoIP
3 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.65%) Relational Database
2 20 (20.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (42.86%) Selenium
2 13 (13.27%) Cucumber
2 13 (13.27%) WebDriver
3 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.22%) WATIR
5 10 (10.20%) Capybara
5 10 (10.20%) JIRA
5 10 (10.20%) SoapUI
6 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.10%) JMeter
8 3 (3.06%) NUnit
8 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.04%) Maven
9 2 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (1.02%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.02%) TestLink
10 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (46.94%) Finance
2 20 (20.41%) Banking
3 9 (9.18%) Turkish Language
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) iGaming
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Tester
2 23 (23.47%) Developer
3 19 (19.39%) C# Developer
4 17 (17.35%) Analyst
5 14 (14.29%) Lead Tester
6 12 (12.24%) C# GUI Developer
6 12 (12.24%) GUI Developer
7 11 (11.22%) Automation Tester
7 11 (11.22%) QA Tester
7 11 (11.22%) Test Analyst
7 11 (11.22%) Test Leader
8 10 (10.20%) QA Automation Tester
9 9 (9.18%) .NET Developer
9 9 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (9.18%) Siebel Tester
10 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (5.10%) Consultant
12 5 (5.10%) CRM Specialist
12 5 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.65%) XML
2 21 (21.43%) .NET
3 14 (14.29%) HTML
4 11 (11.22%) WinForms
4 11 (11.22%) WPF
5 6 (6.12%) SOAP
6 4 (4.08%) Web Services
7 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.06%) Node.js
7 3 (3.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (3.06%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (2.04%) RESTful
9 1 (1.02%) CSS
9 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (20.41%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.18%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Animation
6 2 (2.04%) Fintech
6 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.04%) User Experience
6 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.02%) Blog
7 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.02%) Equities
7 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.57%) Windows
2 23 (23.47%) Linux
3 9 (9.18%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.06%) Android
4 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.67%) Test Management
3 27 (27.55%) Defect Management
3 27 (27.55%) Test Automation
4 23 (23.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (22.45%) Scrum
6 21 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (20.41%) Functional Testing
8 19 (19.39%) BDD
9 18 (18.37%) CRM
10 16 (16.33%) TDD
11 13 (13.27%) Test Planning
12 12 (12.24%) QA Automation
12 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
13 11 (11.22%) Analytics
14 10 (10.20%) SDLC
14 10 (10.20%) Web Analytics
14 10 (10.20%) Web Testing
15 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
16 8 (8.16%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.10%) SQL
2 31 (31.63%) C#
3 11 (11.22%) Java
4 10 (10.20%) Ruby
5 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.08%) C
6 4 (4.08%) C++
7 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.04%) VBScript
8 1 (1.02%) Groovy
8 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (30.61%) ISTQB
2 29 (29.59%) ISEB
3 26 (26.53%) Degree
4 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.08%) CEH
5 4 (4.08%) CISSP
5 4 (4.08%) CSSLP
6 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (51.02%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (9.18%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) HP
1 21 (21.43%) Oracle
2 20 (20.41%) Siebel
2 20 (20.41%) Sun
3 9 (9.18%) Cisco
3 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.10%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.04%) EMC
5 2 (2.04%) Pega
6 1 (1.02%) Reuters
6 1 (1.02%) TOWER Software
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