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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 223 234 222
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 93 107 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.04% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 83 82 98
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,950 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
9004 10292 9510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.36% 82.89% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7574 8575 8292
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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.

1 109 (57.37%) ISEB
2 94 (49.47%) ISTQB
3 67 (35.26%) Test Management
4 65 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 61 (32.11%) Finance
6 51 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (24.21%) QA
8 45 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (23.68%) SQL
9 44 (23.16%) PRINCE2
10 36 (18.95%) ISEB Practitioner
11 35 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 31 (16.32%) C#
13 30 (15.79%) Selenium
14 29 (15.26%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (14.74%) ITIL
16 27 (14.21%) Windows
17 26 (13.68%) Test Automation
17 26 (13.68%) Test Scripting
17 26 (13.68%) Banking
18 25 (13.16%) Degree
19 24 (12.63%) Unit Testing
19 24 (12.63%) Service Management
20 23 (12.11%) JIRA
21 21 (11.05%) Scrum
21 21 (11.05%) .NET
21 21 (11.05%) Cucumber
21 21 (11.05%) BDD
22 20 (10.53%) HTML
22 20 (10.53%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (1.05%) JBoss
1 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.05%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.53%) IIS
2 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.53%) CMS
2 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.05%) SaaS
1 2 (1.05%) GitHub
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) HTTP
2 2 (1.05%) GSM
2 2 (1.05%) PSTN
2 2 (1.05%) VPN
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) Firewall
3 1 (0.53%) Wireless
3 1 (0.53%) DHCP
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (1.58%) QlikView
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.58%) MySQL
5 3 (1.58%) BODI
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.05%) Big Data
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (15.79%) Selenium
2 29 (15.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (12.11%) JIRA
4 21 (11.05%) Cucumber
5 14 (7.37%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.79%) SpecFlow
7 10 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 10 (5.26%) FitNesse
8 9 (4.74%) Jenkins
9 8 (4.21%) JMeter
10 7 (3.68%) Ant
11 6 (3.16%) JUnit
11 6 (3.16%) Maven
11 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (2.63%) NuGet
13 4 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (2.11%) LoadRunner
13 4 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (1.58%) SilkPerformer
14 3 (1.58%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (32.11%) Finance
2 26 (13.68%) Banking
3 10 (5.26%) Back Office
4 9 (4.74%) Retail
5 8 (4.21%) Legal
6 7 (3.68%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.11%) Marketing
7 4 (2.11%) Law
8 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.58%) Advertising
9 2 (1.05%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (31.58%) Analyst
2 57 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 37 (19.47%) Test Analyst
4 30 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (12.11%) Programme Manager
5 23 (12.11%) Programme Test Manager
6 17 (8.95%) Tester
7 15 (7.89%) Developer
7 15 (7.89%) Senior Test Analyst
8 14 (7.37%) QA Analyst
9 13 (6.84%) Test Leader
10 11 (5.79%) Senior Manager
10 11 (5.79%) Senior Test Manager
11 9 (4.74%) Lead Test Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) QA Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) Consultant
13 6 (3.16%) QA Manager
13 6 (3.16%) Senior QA Analyst
13 6 (3.16%) QA Test Analyst
14 5 (2.63%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.05%) .NET
2 20 (10.53%) HTML
3 19 (10.00%) Web Services
4 17 (8.95%) XML
5 12 (6.32%) ASP.NET
6 11 (5.79%) WinForms
6 11 (5.79%) Gherkin
7 7 (3.68%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.68%) CSS
8 6 (3.16%) HTML5
9 5 (2.63%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.63%) NHibernate
9 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (2.63%) WCF
9 5 (2.63%) Backbone.js
9 5 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (2.63%) DOM
9 5 (2.63%) DHTML
10 4 (2.11%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.84%) Derivative
3 7 (3.68%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.68%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.68%) Equities
3 7 (3.68%) User Experience
4 6 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.11%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.58%) iPhone
6 3 (1.58%) Statistics
6 3 (1.58%) NHS
7 2 (1.05%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.53%) Open Source
8 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.21%) Windows
2 8 (4.21%) Linux
3 6 (3.16%) UNIX
4 4 (2.11%) Android
5 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.26%) Test Management
2 65 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 51 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (23.16%) PRINCE2
6 28 (14.74%) ITIL
7 26 (13.68%) Test Scripting
7 26 (13.68%) Test Automation
8 24 (12.63%) Unit Testing
8 24 (12.63%) Service Management
9 21 (11.05%) Scrum
9 21 (11.05%) BDD
10 15 (7.89%) Integration Testing
10 15 (7.89%) Manual Testing
10 15 (7.89%) Project Management
11 13 (6.84%) Automated Testing
11 13 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (6.32%) TDD
13 11 (5.79%) MVC
13 11 (5.79%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.68%) SQL
2 31 (16.32%) C#
3 20 (10.53%) Java
4 11 (5.79%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.21%) Ruby
6 6 (3.16%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.63%) MATLAB
7 5 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.11%) C
8 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.58%) R
9 3 (1.58%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.05%) VB6
10 2 (1.05%) VB
10 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.05%) VBA
10 2 (1.05%) Python
10 2 (1.05%) Perl
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 109 (57.37%) ISEB
2 94 (49.47%) ISTQB
3 36 (18.95%) ISEB Practitioner
4 25 (13.16%) Degree
5 7 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.05%) MBA
8 1 (0.53%) ACCA
8 1 (0.53%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (24.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.00%) Oracle
3 8 (4.21%) HP
4 6 (3.16%) Murex
4 6 (3.16%) Calypso
5 4 (2.11%) Sybase
5 4 (2.11%) Informatica
6 3 (1.58%) Cognos
6 3 (1.58%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.05%) Tableau
7 2 (1.05%) VMware
7 2 (1.05%) Reuters
7 2 (1.05%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.53%) Sophos
8 1 (0.53%) Websense
8 1 (0.53%) Veeam
8 1 (0.53%) hybris
8 1 (0.53%) Apple
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £48000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum +benefitd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Highly competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago