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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 238 269 244
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 76 57 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.49% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.59% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 67 49 77
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
8782 9616 9205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.98% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7626 8204 8289
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,695 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 79 (63.71%) ISEB
2 60 (48.39%) ISTQB
3 48 (38.71%) Test Management
4 39 (31.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (24.19%) PRINCE2
8 28 (22.58%) SQL
9 26 (20.97%) SQL Server
10 25 (20.16%) QA
11 24 (19.35%) Finance
12 20 (16.13%) ITIL
13 17 (13.71%) Service Management
13 17 (13.71%) Selenium
14 15 (12.10%) Scrum
14 15 (12.10%) Banking
14 15 (12.10%) ISEB Practitioner
14 15 (12.10%) JIRA
14 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
15 14 (11.29%) Manual Testing
16 13 (10.48%) Java
16 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
17 12 (9.68%) C#
17 12 (9.68%) .NET
17 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
17 12 (9.68%) TDD
17 12 (9.68%) Test Strategy
17 12 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 11 (8.87%) Web Services
18 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.84%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) CMS
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.61%) Drupal
4 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.81%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) VPN
2 3 (2.42%) HTTP
2 3 (2.42%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) Wireless
3 2 (1.61%) DHCP
3 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.61%) QlikView
4 2 (1.61%) BODI
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.61%) Big Data
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) MySQL
4 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SSDT
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Selenium
2 15 (12.10%) JIRA
3 11 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.84%) Bugzilla
4 6 (4.84%) JUnit
5 5 (4.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (3.23%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.23%) Behat
7 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.42%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.42%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.42%) Maven
8 2 (1.61%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (1.61%) WebLOAD
8 2 (1.61%) JMeter
8 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.61%) JBehave
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (19.35%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Banking
3 8 (6.45%) Retail
3 8 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.84%) Billing
5 5 (4.03%) Games
6 4 (3.23%) Back Office
6 4 (3.23%) Marketing
7 3 (2.42%) Legal
8 2 (1.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Law
9 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (34.68%) Test Manager
2 29 (23.39%) Analyst
3 23 (18.55%) Test Analyst
4 13 (10.48%) Programme Manager
4 13 (10.48%) Programme Test Manager
5 12 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (8.87%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (8.06%) Senior Manager
7 10 (8.06%) Tester
7 10 (8.06%) Test Leader
7 10 (8.06%) Senior Test Manager
8 9 (7.26%) Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.03%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.03%) Consultant
9 5 (4.03%) Lead Test Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.68%) .NET
2 11 (8.87%) Web Services
3 8 (6.45%) HTML
4 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.23%) J2EE
5 4 (3.23%) CSS
5 4 (3.23%) Spring
5 4 (3.23%) Ajax
5 4 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.23%) jQuery
5 4 (3.23%) Ext JS
5 4 (3.23%) HTML5
5 4 (3.23%) CSS3
5 4 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.42%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.42%) Struts
6 3 (2.42%) XML
7 2 (1.61%) FpML
7 2 (1.61%) RESTful
7 2 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Derivative
2 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.84%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.23%) Equities
4 4 (3.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 4 (3.23%) Open Source
4 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.42%) User Experience
5 3 (2.42%) iPhone
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.42%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.61%) Replication
6 2 (1.61%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.61%) Energy Derivatives
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.03%) Linux
2 4 (3.23%) UNIX
3 3 (2.42%) Windows
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.71%) Test Management
2 39 (31.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (24.19%) PRINCE2
6 20 (16.13%) ITIL
7 17 (13.71%) Service Management
8 15 (12.10%) Scrum
8 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
9 14 (11.29%) Manual Testing
10 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
11 12 (9.68%) Test Strategy
11 12 (9.68%) TDD
12 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (8.06%) BDD
14 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
15 7 (5.65%) Regression Testing
15 7 (5.65%) System Testing
16 6 (4.84%) SEO
16 6 (4.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.58%) SQL
2 13 (10.48%) Java
3 12 (9.68%) C#
4 7 (5.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.23%) VB
7 3 (2.42%) PHP
7 3 (2.42%) C++
7 3 (2.42%) Python
7 3 (2.42%) Ruby
8 2 (1.61%) C
8 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) VBA
9 1 (0.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 79 (63.71%) ISEB
2 60 (48.39%) ISTQB
3 15 (12.10%) ISEB Practitioner
4 12 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (5.65%) Degree
6 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ACCA
7 1 (0.81%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.16%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.26%) Oracle
3 6 (4.84%) HP
4 5 (4.03%) Citrix
5 4 (3.23%) Murex
5 4 (3.23%) Calypso
6 3 (2.42%) Juniper
7 2 (1.61%) Informatica
7 2 (1.61%) Sophos
7 2 (1.61%) Cognos
7 2 (1.61%) Cisco
7 2 (1.61%) Websense
7 2 (1.61%) VMware
7 2 (1.61%) Veeam
8 1 (0.81%) hybris
8 1 (0.81%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.81%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.81%) Sybase
8 1 (0.81%) Nortel
8 1 (0.81%) Charles River
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + benefits, 20% bonus, 10% pen
Posted: 9 days ago