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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 207 220 267
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +47
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 51 100 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.96% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.13% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 44 90 44
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +8.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
5875 8835 9015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.99% 84.88% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5253 7590 7648
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 58 (54.21%) Finance
2 56 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (50.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 46 (42.99%) SDLC
5 44 (41.12%) QA
6 40 (37.38%) ISTQB
7 37 (34.58%) ISEB
8 32 (29.91%) Degree
9 30 (28.04%) Integration Testing
9 30 (28.04%) Test Automation
10 28 (26.17%) BDD
10 28 (26.17%) Functional Testing
11 27 (25.23%) SQL
12 24 (22.43%) .NET
13 23 (21.50%) System Integration Testing
14 22 (20.56%) Web Services
14 22 (20.56%) Windows
14 22 (20.56%) Test Management
15 21 (19.63%) Unit Testing
15 21 (19.63%) C#
15 21 (19.63%) Microsoft
15 21 (19.63%) Banking
16 20 (18.69%) Selenium
16 20 (18.69%) Cucumber
16 20 (18.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 19 (17.76%) Non-Functional Testing
18 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (16.82%) Equities
18 18 (16.82%) Regression Testing
19 17 (15.89%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (0.93%) SAS
1 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Office
2 3 (2.80%) MS Project
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) Basecamp
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.93%) IaaS
1 1 (0.93%) PaaS
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) SSH
2 4 (3.74%) PuTTY
2 4 (3.74%) Telnet
3 3 (2.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.87%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 20 (18.69%) Cucumber
1 20 (18.69%) Selenium
2 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (15.89%) FitNesse
4 16 (14.95%) JIRA
4 16 (14.95%) SpecFlow
5 9 (8.41%) HP UFT
6 5 (4.67%) JBehave
7 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.80%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.87%) Ant
9 2 (1.87%) JMeter
9 2 (1.87%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.87%) Maven
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.87%) Subversion
9 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
General
1 58 (54.21%) Finance
2 21 (19.63%) Banking
3 16 (14.95%) Law
3 16 (14.95%) Legal
4 11 (10.28%) Front Office
5 10 (9.35%) Back Office
5 10 (9.35%) Investment Banking
6 8 (7.48%) Advertising
7 2 (1.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (55.14%) Analyst
2 36 (33.64%) Test Analyst
3 28 (26.17%) Tester
4 25 (23.36%) Senior Analyst
5 18 (16.82%) QA Analyst
6 13 (12.15%) Senior QA Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Automation Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Test Manager
8 7 (6.54%) Software Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) QA Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Testing Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Agile Tester
11 4 (3.74%) Financial Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Programme Test Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.74%) Test Programme Manager
12 3 (2.80%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.43%) .NET
2 22 (20.56%) Web Services
3 17 (15.89%) Gherkin
4 15 (14.02%) XML
5 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.61%) REST
7 4 (3.74%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (3.74%) HTML
8 2 (1.87%) HTML5
8 2 (1.87%) JSON
8 2 (1.87%) SOAP
9 1 (0.93%) Flash
9 1 (0.93%) JMX
9 1 (0.93%) Velocity
9 1 (0.93%) WinForms
9 1 (0.93%) WPF
9 1 (0.93%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Equities
2 17 (15.89%) Derivative
2 17 (15.89%) Fixed Income
2 17 (15.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (14.95%) Client/Server
4 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.54%) Contract for Difference
6 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.74%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.87%) New Media
9 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.93%) Blog
9 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.56%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) Unix
3 3 (2.80%) Linux
4 2 (1.87%) Android
4 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (50.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 46 (42.99%) SDLC
4 30 (28.04%) Integration Testing
4 30 (28.04%) Test Automation
5 28 (26.17%) BDD
5 28 (26.17%) Functional Testing
6 23 (21.50%) System Integration Testing
7 22 (20.56%) Test Management
8 21 (19.63%) Unit Testing
9 19 (17.76%) Non-Functional Testing
10 18 (16.82%) Regression Testing
11 17 (15.89%) Scrum
12 15 (14.02%) Automated Testing
12 15 (14.02%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (14.02%) Test Scripting
13 14 (13.08%) Investment Management
13 14 (13.08%) System Testing
14 13 (12.15%) TDD
15 10 (9.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.23%) SQL
2 21 (19.63%) C#
3 17 (15.89%) Java
4 7 (6.54%) VB
5 5 (4.67%) C
6 2 (1.87%) C++
6 2 (1.87%) COBOL
6 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.87%) Python
6 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.87%) VB6
6 2 (1.87%) VBA
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) R
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (37.38%) ISTQB
2 37 (34.58%) ISEB
3 32 (29.91%) Degree
4 20 (18.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (14.02%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (41.12%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) SDET
3 1 (0.93%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) Oracle
3 4 (3.74%) HP
4 2 (1.87%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.87%) FXall
4 2 (1.87%) MarketAxess
4 2 (1.87%) Tradeweb
4 2 (1.87%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.93%) Demandware
5 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.93%) GoldenSource
5 1 (0.93%) hybris
5 1 (0.93%) Splunk
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
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Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £Competitive
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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