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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 196 208 256
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +48
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 62 98 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 0.95% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.08% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59 88 80
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,850 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £73,250 £70,000
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
5642 9090 11296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.66% 87.85% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5146 7772 9386
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 67 (61.47%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.12%) QA
3 40 (36.70%) Finance
4 38 (34.86%) Integration Testing
5 37 (33.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (27.52%) Degree
6 30 (27.52%) ISEB
7 29 (26.61%) Functional Testing
8 28 (25.69%) BDD
8 28 (25.69%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (25.69%) Scrum
9 27 (24.77%) Java
10 26 (23.85%) Regression Testing
10 26 (23.85%) System Testing
11 25 (22.94%) ISTQB
12 22 (20.18%) C#
12 22 (20.18%) Banking
12 22 (20.18%) SDLC
13 21 (19.27%) .NET
14 20 (18.35%) SQL
14 20 (18.35%) Mobile App
14 20 (18.35%) Android
15 18 (16.51%) Unit Testing
16 17 (15.60%) Test Automation
17 16 (14.68%) Test Management
17 16 (14.68%) Manual Testing
17 16 (14.68%) Cucumber
18 15 (13.76%) Test Scripting
19 14 (12.84%) XML
19 14 (12.84%) Multithreading

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 (4.59%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.92%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Internet
1 2 (1.83%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.83%) SSH
1 2 (1.83%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.59%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.59%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.75%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Cucumber
2 13 (11.93%) JIRA
3 11 (10.09%) Selenium
4 9 (8.26%) HP UFT
4 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.50%) Appium
6 6 (5.50%) Calabash
6 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.50%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.75%) JBehave
8 3 (2.75%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.75%) Subversion
8 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (1.83%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.83%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.92%) Ranorex
General
1 40 (36.70%) Finance
2 22 (20.18%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Law
4 6 (5.50%) Legal
5 4 (3.67%) Automotive
6 3 (2.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Front Office
7 1 (0.92%) Games
7 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) QA Engineer
2 26 (23.85%) Developer
3 23 (21.10%) Analyst
4 21 (19.27%) Test Analyst
5 17 (15.60%) C# Developer
6 16 (14.68%) Java Engineer
7 15 (13.76%) Tester
8 13 (11.93%) .NET Developer
8 13 (11.93%) Android Engineer
8 13 (11.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (11.01%) C# GUI Developer
9 12 (11.01%) GUI Developer
9 12 (11.01%) Mobile Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.75%) Excel Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Excel VBA Developer
11 3 (2.75%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.75%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.75%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) .NET
2 14 (12.84%) XML
3 9 (8.26%) WinForms
4 7 (6.42%) WPF
5 3 (2.75%) HTML
5 3 (2.75%) Web Services
6 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.83%) HTML5
6 2 (1.83%) NancyFx
6 2 (1.83%) SOAP
6 2 (1.83%) Velocity
6 2 (1.83%) XHTML
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.92%) CSS
7 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.92%) JSON
7 1 (0.92%) REST
7 1 (0.92%) RESTful
7 1 (0.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.69%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (18.35%) Mobile App
3 12 (11.01%) Blog
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Android
2 12 (11.01%) Windows
3 7 (6.42%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.75%) Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (61.47%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.86%) Integration Testing
3 37 (33.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (26.61%) Functional Testing
5 28 (25.69%) BDD
5 28 (25.69%) Scrum
6 26 (23.85%) Regression Testing
6 26 (23.85%) System Testing
7 22 (20.18%) SDLC
8 18 (16.51%) Unit Testing
9 17 (15.60%) Test Automation
10 16 (14.68%) Manual Testing
10 16 (14.68%) Test Management
11 15 (13.76%) Test Scripting
12 14 (12.84%) Mentoring
12 14 (12.84%) Multithreading
12 14 (12.84%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (11.93%) Workflow
14 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (10.09%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) Java
2 22 (20.18%) C#
3 20 (18.35%) SQL
4 6 (5.50%) C++
4 6 (5.50%) Python
5 3 (2.75%) VBA
6 2 (1.83%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.83%) R
7 1 (0.92%) ABAP
7 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.92%) C
7 1 (0.92%) COBOL
7 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.92%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.92%) PHP
7 1 (0.92%) Ruby
7 1 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) Degree
1 30 (27.52%) ISEB
2 25 (22.94%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (43.12%) QA
2 11 (10.09%) GCP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Oracle
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.75%) HP
4 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.92%) Informatica
5 1 (0.92%) SAP
5 1 (0.92%) Siebel
5 1 (0.92%) Splunk
5 1 (0.92%) Sybase
5 1 (0.92%) TOWER Software
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