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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 191 221 265
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +44
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 56 92 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.92% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.06% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 52 82 56
Median salary £52,500 £58,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.87% +5.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £34,738 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.74% -
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
5515 8716 10211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.89% 87.48% 85.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5023 7463 8453
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £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 24 August 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 August 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 71 (65.14%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.95%) QA
3 42 (38.53%) Finance
4 41 (37.61%) Degree
5 35 (32.11%) C#
6 34 (31.19%) Scrum
7 30 (27.52%) .NET
7 30 (27.52%) Functional Testing
8 28 (25.69%) Banking
9 25 (22.94%) Java
9 25 (22.94%) Windows
10 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (21.10%) SQL
12 21 (19.27%) Regression Testing
13 20 (18.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (18.35%) Integration Testing
13 20 (18.35%) Android
13 20 (18.35%) BDD
14 19 (17.43%) Mobile App
15 18 (16.51%) Cucumber
15 18 (16.51%) System Testing
15 18 (16.51%) WinForms
16 17 (15.60%) Manual Testing
16 17 (15.60%) WPF
17 15 (13.76%) Test Management
18 14 (12.84%) Multithreading
18 14 (12.84%) Mentoring
19 13 (11.93%) Exploratory Testing
19 13 (11.93%) Blog
19 13 (11.93%) ISEB

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 3 (2.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Office
2 2 (1.83%) MS Project
2 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) DHCP
1 3 (2.75%) DNS
1 3 (2.75%) Firewall
1 3 (2.75%) VoIP
2 2 (1.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.92%) SSH
3 1 (0.92%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.59%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.83%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) QlikView
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.51%) Cucumber
2 12 (11.01%) JIRA
2 12 (11.01%) Selenium
3 9 (8.26%) WebDriver
4 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.50%) Appium
6 5 (4.59%) Calabash
6 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.67%) HP UFT
7 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.83%) Capybara
9 2 (1.83%) NUnit
9 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (1.83%) WATIR
9 2 (1.83%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.92%) JUnit
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (38.53%) Finance
2 28 (25.69%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Automotive
4 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 3 (2.75%) Turkish Language
5 2 (1.83%) Advertising
5 2 (1.83%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Front Office
6 1 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (31.19%) Developer
2 27 (24.77%) QA Engineer
3 25 (22.94%) C# Developer
4 22 (20.18%) C# GUI Developer
4 22 (20.18%) GUI Developer
5 20 (18.35%) .NET Developer
5 20 (18.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (12.84%) Android Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Analyst
7 13 (11.93%) Java Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Mobile Engineer
8 11 (10.09%) Test Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) Tester
10 4 (3.67%) Consultant
10 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.67%) SQL Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.75%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (2.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.52%) .NET
2 18 (16.51%) WinForms
3 17 (15.60%) WPF
4 9 (8.26%) XML
5 4 (3.67%) HTML
6 2 (1.83%) RESTful
6 2 (1.83%) SOAP
6 2 (1.83%) Web Services
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.92%) CSS
7 1 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.92%) HTML5
7 1 (0.92%) REST
7 1 (0.92%) Spring
7 1 (0.92%) WCF
7 1 (0.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.43%) Mobile App
3 13 (11.93%) Blog
4 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.67%) Fintech
5 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.75%) User Experience
6 3 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.94%) Windows
2 20 (18.35%) Android
3 10 (9.17%) Linux
4 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Solaris
6 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.19%) Scrum
3 30 (27.52%) Functional Testing
4 21 (19.27%) Regression Testing
5 20 (18.35%) BDD
5 20 (18.35%) Integration Testing
5 20 (18.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (16.51%) System Testing
7 17 (15.60%) Manual Testing
8 15 (13.76%) Test Management
9 14 (12.84%) Mentoring
9 14 (12.84%) Multithreading
10 13 (11.93%) Exploratory Testing
11 12 (11.01%) Agile Testing
11 12 (11.01%) Context-Driven Testing
11 12 (11.01%) SDLC
11 12 (11.01%) Workflow
12 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.26%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.11%) C#
2 25 (22.94%) Java
3 23 (21.10%) SQL
4 7 (6.42%) C++
5 5 (4.59%) Python
6 4 (3.67%) C
7 3 (2.75%) Ruby
8 2 (1.83%) VB
8 2 (1.83%) VBA
9 1 (0.92%) ABAP
9 1 (0.92%) COBOL
9 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.92%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.92%) Groovy
9 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.92%) PHP
9 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.92%) VB6
9 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (37.61%) Degree
2 13 (11.93%) ISEB
3 12 (11.01%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.67%) PMP
6 3 (2.75%) CEH
6 3 (2.75%) CISSP
6 3 (2.75%) CSSLP
7 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (44.95%) QA
2 12 (11.01%) GCP
3 1 (0.92%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
1 7 (6.42%) Oracle
2 3 (2.75%) Cisco
3 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.92%) HP
4 1 (0.92%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) TOWER Software
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