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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 203 253 229
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 99 104 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 0.81% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.96% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 90 75 107
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
8720 10793 10041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.25% 83.81% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7467 8995 8682
Average salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, 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 90 (44.55%) ISEB
2 78 (38.61%) ISTQB
3 77 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (38.12%) Finance
4 64 (31.68%) QA
5 62 (30.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 54 (26.73%) SQL
7 53 (26.24%) Test Management
8 49 (24.26%) C#
9 45 (22.28%) Windows
9 45 (22.28%) SDLC
10 40 (19.80%) .NET
11 37 (18.32%) Degree
12 36 (17.82%) Java
13 35 (17.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 32 (15.84%) BDD
14 32 (15.84%) Test Scripting
14 32 (15.84%) ISEB Practitioner
15 30 (14.85%) PRINCE2
15 30 (14.85%) Cucumber
15 30 (14.85%) Test Automation
16 29 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (14.36%) Scrum
17 28 (13.86%) Selenium
17 28 (13.86%) HTML
17 28 (13.86%) SQL Server
17 28 (13.86%) Web Services
18 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
19 25 (12.38%) ITIL
20 24 (11.88%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
1 2 (0.99%) JBoss
1 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
1 2 (0.99%) Smallworld
1 2 (0.99%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.49%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.99%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) SaaS
2 2 (0.99%) GitHub
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) GSM
1 4 (1.98%) PSTN
2 3 (1.49%) Internet
3 2 (0.99%) Wireless
3 2 (0.99%) Intranet
4 1 (0.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
4 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.49%) MySQL
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.50%) QlikView
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.50%) BODI
9 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (17.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (14.85%) Cucumber
3 28 (13.86%) Selenium
4 23 (11.39%) JIRA
5 20 (9.90%) FitNesse
6 18 (8.91%) SpecFlow
7 15 (7.43%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.96%) WebDriver
8 8 (3.96%) Jenkins
9 7 (3.47%) Ant
9 7 (3.47%) JUnit
9 7 (3.47%) JMeter
9 7 (3.47%) Maven
10 6 (2.97%) NuGet
10 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.98%) Subversion
11 4 (1.98%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.98%) OpenSTA
11 4 (1.98%) JBehave
General
1 77 (38.12%) Finance
2 23 (11.39%) Banking
3 17 (8.42%) Back Office
4 10 (4.95%) Legal
5 7 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.48%) Retail
7 4 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.98%) Law
8 3 (1.49%) Advertising
8 3 (1.49%) Games
9 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Front Office
10 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.50%) Billing
10 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (33.17%) Analyst
2 39 (19.31%) Test Manager
3 35 (17.33%) Test Analyst
4 30 (14.85%) Senior Analyst
5 24 (11.88%) Tester
6 22 (10.89%) Programme Manager
6 22 (10.89%) Developer
6 22 (10.89%) Programme Test Manager
7 21 (10.40%) QA Analyst
8 13 (6.44%) Senior QA Analyst
9 9 (4.46%) QA Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Test Leader
10 8 (3.96%) Junior
10 8 (3.96%) Programmer
11 7 (3.47%) QA Manager
11 7 (3.47%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.47%) QA Tester
11 7 (3.47%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (2.97%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.80%) .NET
2 28 (13.86%) HTML
2 28 (13.86%) Web Services
3 23 (11.39%) XML
4 22 (10.89%) ASP.NET
5 19 (9.41%) Gherkin
6 12 (5.94%) CSS
6 12 (5.94%) WinForms
7 9 (4.46%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (3.96%) HTML5
9 7 (3.47%) Entity Framework
10 6 (2.97%) Backbone.js
10 6 (2.97%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (2.97%) STL
10 6 (2.97%) NHibernate
10 6 (2.97%) WCF
10 6 (2.97%) DOM
10 6 (2.97%) DHTML
10 6 (2.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.91%) Equities
3 17 (8.42%) Derivative
4 16 (7.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (6.93%) Client/Server
5 14 (6.93%) Fixed Income
6 13 (6.44%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.47%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.97%) User Experience
8 6 (2.97%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.98%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.49%) Statistics
10 3 (1.49%) NHS
11 2 (0.99%) GIS
11 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.99%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.28%) Windows
2 15 (7.43%) Linux
3 7 (3.47%) Android
4 6 (2.97%) UNIX
5 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (30.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 53 (26.24%) Test Management
4 45 (22.28%) SDLC
5 32 (15.84%) BDD
5 32 (15.84%) Test Scripting
6 30 (14.85%) Test Automation
6 30 (14.85%) PRINCE2
7 29 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (14.36%) Scrum
8 25 (12.38%) ITIL
9 24 (11.88%) Unit Testing
10 23 (11.39%) Service Management
11 21 (10.40%) MVC
12 20 (9.90%) Integration Testing
13 19 (9.41%) System Testing
14 18 (8.91%) TDD
15 17 (8.42%) Requirements Analysis
16 16 (7.92%) Automated Testing
16 16 (7.92%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.73%) SQL
2 49 (24.26%) C#
3 36 (17.82%) Java
4 18 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.95%) Ruby
6 9 (4.46%) C++
7 5 (2.48%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.98%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.98%) C
8 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.98%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.49%) R
9 3 (1.49%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.99%) VB6
10 2 (0.99%) Perl
10 2 (0.99%) Python
10 2 (0.99%) Magik
10 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.99%) VBScript
10 2 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (44.55%) ISEB
2 78 (38.61%) ISTQB
3 37 (18.32%) Degree
4 32 (15.84%) ISEB Practitioner
5 19 (9.41%) Security Cleared
6 16 (7.92%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.99%) MBA
8 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (31.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.40%) Oracle
3 6 (2.97%) HP
4 4 (1.98%) Sybase
4 4 (1.98%) WorldPay
5 3 (1.49%) GoldenSource
5 3 (1.49%) Tableau
6 2 (0.99%) Murex
6 2 (0.99%) Calypso
6 2 (0.99%) VMware
6 2 (0.99%) Informatica
7 1 (0.50%) Apple
7 1 (0.50%) Reuters
7 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.50%) Cognos
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
7 1 (0.50%) Sophis
7 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
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