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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 176 209 269
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +60
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 54 52 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.75% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.85% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 58
Median salary £46,000 £51,250 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.24% +0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
4616 6088 9385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.88% 88.10% 84.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 5378 8105
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 53 (49.07%) QA
2 52 (48.15%) SQL
3 50 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (45.37%) Finance
5 41 (37.96%) Selenium
6 36 (33.33%) C#
7 35 (32.41%) Degree
8 33 (30.56%) Windows
9 32 (29.63%) Test Management
10 31 (28.70%) Relational Database
10 31 (28.70%) XML
10 31 (28.70%) Scrum
11 29 (26.85%) ISTQB
11 29 (26.85%) Defect Management
12 28 (25.93%) Functional Testing
12 28 (25.93%) .NET
13 27 (25.00%) ISEB
13 27 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (23.15%) Banking
15 23 (21.30%) Linux
15 23 (21.30%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (21.30%) Test Automation
16 20 (18.52%) BDD
16 20 (18.52%) Oracle
16 20 (18.52%) MS Project
16 20 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (17.59%) Management Information System
18 18 (16.67%) WPF
18 18 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
18 18 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE

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 10 (9.26%) IIS
2 5 (4.63%) CMS
2 5 (4.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (4.63%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.85%) Confluence
3 2 (1.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (18.52%) MS Project
2 18 (16.67%) MS Office
2 18 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) HTTP
2 9 (8.33%) DHCP
2 9 (8.33%) DNS
2 9 (8.33%) Firewall
2 9 (8.33%) VoIP
3 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) Relational Database
2 18 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) QlikView
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (37.96%) Selenium
2 18 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 14 (12.96%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.96%) WebDriver
4 11 (10.19%) JIRA
5 10 (9.26%) Capybara
5 10 (9.26%) WATIR
6 9 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.63%) JMeter
9 4 (3.70%) NUnit
10 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.85%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.85%) Maven
11 2 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.93%) JUnit
12 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.93%) TestNG
12 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (45.37%) Finance
2 25 (23.15%) Banking
3 9 (8.33%) Turkish Language
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 30 (27.78%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Tester
3 23 (21.30%) C# Developer
4 19 (17.59%) C# GUI Developer
4 19 (17.59%) GUI Developer
5 16 (14.81%) .NET Developer
5 16 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Analyst
6 14 (12.96%) Lead Tester
7 12 (11.11%) QA Tester
8 11 (10.19%) Automation Tester
8 11 (10.19%) QA Automation Tester
9 10 (9.26%) Test Analyst
10 9 (8.33%) Siebel Tester
10 9 (8.33%) Test Leader
11 8 (7.41%) QA Engineer
12 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Engineer
13 6 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
13 6 (5.56%) Senior QA Tester
13 6 (5.56%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.70%) XML
2 28 (25.93%) .NET
3 18 (16.67%) WinForms
3 18 (16.67%) WPF
4 11 (10.19%) HTML
5 6 (5.56%) SOAP
6 4 (3.70%) Web Services
7 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.85%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.85%) RESTful
8 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.93%) CSS
8 1 (0.93%) REST
8 1 (0.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.59%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.63%) Blog
5 5 (4.63%) Fintech
5 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.93%) Equities
8 1 (0.93%) Online Games
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.56%) Windows
2 23 (21.30%) Linux
3 9 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.63%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.63%) Test Management
3 31 (28.70%) Scrum
4 29 (26.85%) Defect Management
5 28 (25.93%) Functional Testing
6 23 (21.30%) Test Automation
6 23 (21.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (18.52%) BDD
7 20 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (16.67%) CRM
9 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
9 14 (12.96%) Test Planning
10 12 (11.11%) Analytics
10 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 12 (11.11%) TDD
11 11 (10.19%) QA Automation
12 10 (9.26%) Web Analytics
12 10 (9.26%) Web Testing
13 9 (8.33%) Regression Testing
14 8 (7.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (48.15%) SQL
2 36 (33.33%) C#
3 17 (15.74%) Java
4 11 (10.19%) Ruby
5 4 (3.70%) C
5 4 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (1.85%) Python
6 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.85%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) Groovy
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (32.41%) Degree
2 29 (26.85%) ISTQB
3 27 (25.00%) ISEB
4 8 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.70%) CEH
5 4 (3.70%) CISSP
5 4 (3.70%) CSSLP
6 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (49.07%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) GCP
3 1 (0.93%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle
2 18 (16.67%) HP
2 18 (16.67%) Siebel
2 18 (16.67%) Sun
3 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.33%) Cisco
5 5 (4.63%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.85%) EMC
6 2 (1.85%) Pega
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software
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