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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 186 216 252
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +36
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 60 99 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.95% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.08% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57 90 61
Median salary £50,000 £51,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
5627 9179 10486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.47% 87.64% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5123 7830 8648
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016, 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 75 (66.37%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.25%) QA
3 46 (40.71%) Finance
4 35 (30.97%) Degree
5 34 (30.09%) Scrum
6 32 (28.32%) C#
6 32 (28.32%) Integration Testing
7 31 (27.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (26.55%) .NET
9 29 (25.66%) Functional Testing
9 29 (25.66%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (24.78%) BDD
10 28 (24.78%) Java
10 28 (24.78%) Banking
10 28 (24.78%) Regression Testing
11 26 (23.01%) System Testing
12 22 (19.47%) SQL
13 21 (18.58%) ISEB
13 21 (18.58%) SDLC
14 20 (17.70%) Android
14 20 (17.70%) Mobile App
15 19 (16.81%) Exploratory Testing
16 18 (15.93%) Cucumber
16 18 (15.93%) Windows
17 17 (15.04%) Test Management
18 16 (14.16%) Manual Testing
18 16 (14.16%) WinForms
18 16 (14.16%) Context-Driven Testing
19 15 (13.27%) ISTQB
19 15 (13.27%) Test Automation

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:

Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Office
2 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.77%) SSH
1 2 (1.77%) Telnet
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.42%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.65%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) Cucumber
2 12 (10.62%) JIRA
3 10 (8.85%) Selenium
4 9 (7.96%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.19%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.31%) Appium
6 6 (5.31%) Calabash
6 6 (5.31%) HP UFT
6 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.65%) Subversion
9 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (1.77%) JBehave
10 2 (1.77%) JUnit
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.77%) Zephyr
General
1 46 (40.71%) Finance
2 28 (24.78%) Banking
3 4 (3.54%) Automotive
3 4 (3.54%) Law
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Developer
2 31 (27.43%) QA Engineer
3 24 (21.24%) C# Developer
4 19 (16.81%) C# GUI Developer
4 19 (16.81%) GUI Developer
5 18 (15.93%) .NET Developer
5 18 (15.93%) Analyst
5 18 (15.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (15.04%) Java Engineer
7 16 (14.16%) Test Analyst
8 14 (12.39%) Android Engineer
9 13 (11.50%) Mobile Engineer
10 11 (9.73%) Tester
11 4 (3.54%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.65%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.65%) QA Tester
12 3 (2.65%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.65%) SQL Developer
12 3 (2.65%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.55%) .NET
2 16 (14.16%) WinForms
3 14 (12.39%) WPF
4 13 (11.50%) XML
5 3 (2.65%) HTML
6 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.77%) HTML5
6 2 (1.77%) NancyFx
6 2 (1.77%) Web Services
6 2 (1.77%) XHTML
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.88%) CSS
7 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.88%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.88%) JMX
7 1 (0.88%) RESTful
7 1 (0.88%) SOAP
7 1 (0.88%) Spring
7 1 (0.88%) Velocity
7 1 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.66%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (17.70%) Mobile App
3 14 (12.39%) Blog
4 3 (2.65%) Fintech
4 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) Android
2 18 (15.93%) Windows
3 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.65%) Linux
5 2 (1.77%) Unix
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (66.37%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.09%) Scrum
3 32 (28.32%) Integration Testing
4 31 (27.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (25.66%) Functional Testing
6 28 (24.78%) BDD
6 28 (24.78%) Regression Testing
7 26 (23.01%) System Testing
8 21 (18.58%) SDLC
9 19 (16.81%) Exploratory Testing
10 17 (15.04%) Test Management
11 16 (14.16%) Context-Driven Testing
11 16 (14.16%) Manual Testing
12 15 (13.27%) Mentoring
12 15 (13.27%) Test Automation
13 14 (12.39%) Multithreading
13 14 (12.39%) Unit Testing
14 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (10.62%) Agile Testing
15 12 (10.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.32%) C#
2 28 (24.78%) Java
3 22 (19.47%) SQL
4 7 (6.19%) Python
5 6 (5.31%) C++
6 3 (2.65%) VBA
7 2 (1.77%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.77%) R
7 2 (1.77%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) ABAP
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) COBOL
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (30.97%) Degree
2 21 (18.58%) ISEB
3 15 (13.27%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.65%) PMP
5 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (44.25%) QA
2 12 (10.62%) GCP
3 1 (0.88%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.08%) Oracle
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.77%) HP
3 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.88%) Informatica
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) Siebel
4 1 (0.88%) Splunk
4 1 (0.88%) Sybase
4 1 (0.88%) TOWER Software
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: from £62,673
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Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + gain automation
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Competitive - Depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago