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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
London / City of London
Rank 188 214 220
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 31 50 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.73% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.82% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 88
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
4436 6127 8978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.80% 89.62% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4040 5436 7627
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 (60.00%) QA
2 53 (58.89%) SQL
3 47 (52.22%) Selenium
4 45 (50.00%) Finance
5 43 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (37.78%) XML
7 32 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (34.44%) Relational Database
8 31 (34.44%) Test Management
8 31 (34.44%) ISTQB
9 30 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 30 (33.33%) ISEB
10 27 (30.00%) Defect Management
11 24 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (25.56%) BDD
13 22 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (24.44%) C#
14 21 (23.33%) Oracle
14 21 (23.33%) MS Office
14 21 (23.33%) HP
14 21 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
15 20 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
15 20 (22.22%) Sun
15 20 (22.22%) MS Project
15 20 (22.22%) MS Visio
15 20 (22.22%) Siebel
15 20 (22.22%) TDD
15 20 (22.22%) Management Information System
16 18 (20.00%) Scrum
16 18 (20.00%) CRM

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 10 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (5.56%) CMS
2 5 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (5.56%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.22%) Confluence
3 2 (2.22%) Documentum
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) MS Office
2 20 (22.22%) MS Project
2 20 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) HTTP
2 6 (6.67%) DHCP
2 6 (6.67%) DNS
2 6 (6.67%) Firewall
2 6 (6.67%) VoIP
3 5 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) Relational Database
2 20 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 47 (52.22%) Selenium
2 17 (18.89%) WebDriver
3 16 (17.78%) Cucumber
4 11 (12.22%) WATIR
5 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (8.89%) Capybara
7 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.78%) JIRA
8 5 (5.56%) Appium
8 5 (5.56%) JMeter
9 4 (4.44%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.33%) HP UFT
10 3 (3.33%) TestComplete
11 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.22%) Maven
11 2 (2.22%) NUnit
12 1 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (1.11%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (1.11%) TestLink
General
1 45 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (17.78%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Turkish Language
4 5 (5.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) iGaming
5 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Tester
2 18 (20.00%) Analyst
3 17 (18.89%) Developer
4 14 (15.56%) C# Developer
4 14 (15.56%) Lead Tester
5 13 (14.44%) Test Analyst
6 12 (13.33%) Automation Tester
6 12 (13.33%) Test Leader
7 9 (10.00%) QA Tester
7 9 (10.00%) Siebel Tester
8 8 (8.89%) QA Automation Tester
9 7 (7.78%) C# GUI Developer
9 7 (7.78%) GUI Developer
10 6 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 6 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.67%) QA Leader
10 6 (6.67%) Senior Tester
11 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.78%) XML
2 17 (18.89%) .NET
2 17 (18.89%) HTML
3 6 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 6 (6.67%) WinForms
3 6 (6.67%) WPF
4 5 (5.56%) SOAP
5 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.33%) Node.js
5 3 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.11%) CSS
6 1 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) Animation
5 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.11%) Blog
6 1 (1.11%) Equities
6 1 (1.11%) Fintech
6 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.33%) Android
4 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.44%) Test Management
3 30 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 27 (30.00%) Defect Management
5 24 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (25.56%) BDD
7 22 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (22.22%) TDD
9 18 (20.00%) CRM
9 18 (20.00%) Scrum
10 15 (16.67%) Functional Testing
11 13 (14.44%) Test Planning
12 12 (13.33%) SDLC
13 11 (12.22%) QA Automation
14 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
15 9 (10.00%) Analytics
15 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
16 8 (8.89%) Performance Testing
16 8 (8.89%) Web Analytics
16 8 (8.89%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.89%) SQL
2 22 (24.44%) C#
3 10 (11.11%) Java
4 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (34.44%) ISTQB
2 30 (33.33%) ISEB
3 16 (17.78%) Degree
4 8 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CEH
6 1 (1.11%) CISSP
6 1 (1.11%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) HP
1 21 (23.33%) Oracle
2 20 (22.22%) Siebel
2 20 (22.22%) Sun
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.67%) Cisco
5 5 (5.56%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.33%) TOWER Software
7 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.22%) EMC
7 2 (2.22%) Pega
8 1 (1.11%) Reuters
8 1 (1.11%) Teradata
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