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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 208 256 232
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 96 57 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.54% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.65% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 85 46 80
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 £37,500 £33,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
8278 8754 8759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.77% 83.20% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7145 7423 7857
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £79,400 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 93 (64.58%) ISEB
2 76 (52.78%) ISTQB
3 60 (41.67%) Test Management
4 49 (34.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 44 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (30.56%) PRINCE2
6 37 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (20.83%) SQL
8 29 (20.14%) SQL Server
9 28 (19.44%) QA
10 26 (18.06%) Finance
11 25 (17.36%) ITIL
12 22 (15.28%) Service Management
13 19 (13.19%) Selenium
13 19 (13.19%) ISEB Practitioner
14 17 (11.81%) Java
14 17 (11.81%) Test Scripting
15 15 (10.42%) Scrum
15 15 (10.42%) Banking
16 14 (9.72%) C#
16 14 (9.72%) BDD
17 13 (9.03%) Oracle
17 13 (9.03%) TDD
18 12 (8.33%) Test Automation
19 11 (7.64%) Manual Testing
19 11 (7.64%) Unit Testing
19 11 (7.64%) JIRA
19 11 (7.64%) Web Services
20 10 (6.94%) HTML
20 10 (6.94%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (2.78%) IIS
1 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.08%) CMS
3 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.39%) Drupal
3 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) GitHub
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) VPN
2 3 (2.08%) HTTP
2 3 (2.08%) Firewall
3 2 (1.39%) Wireless
3 2 (1.39%) DHCP
3 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.08%) Big Data
4 3 (2.08%) QlikView
4 3 (2.08%) BODI
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.39%) MySQL
5 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.69%) SSDT
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Selenium
2 11 (7.64%) JIRA
3 10 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.17%) WebDriver
4 6 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (4.17%) JUnit
4 6 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.47%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.78%) Behat
6 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.08%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.08%) Ant
7 3 (2.08%) SilkPerformer
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.08%) JMeter
8 2 (1.39%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 26 (18.06%) Finance
2 15 (10.42%) Banking
3 8 (5.56%) Retail
4 5 (3.47%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.47%) Marketing
4 5 (3.47%) Games
5 4 (2.78%) Billing
6 3 (2.08%) Law
7 2 (1.39%) Legal
7 2 (1.39%) Advertising
7 2 (1.39%) Back Office
7 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (36.11%) Test Manager
2 37 (25.69%) Analyst
3 30 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 18 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 18 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
5 17 (11.81%) Senior Test Analyst
6 14 (9.72%) Senior Manager
6 14 (9.72%) Test Leader
6 14 (9.72%) Senior Test Manager
7 10 (6.94%) Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Tester
8 9 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Consultant
9 7 (4.86%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.17%) QA Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) QA Test Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) QA Tester
12 4 (2.78%) Test Consultant
12 4 (2.78%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) Web Services
2 10 (6.94%) HTML
2 10 (6.94%) .NET
3 9 (6.25%) XML
4 5 (3.47%) Hibernate
4 5 (3.47%) Spring
5 4 (2.78%) WinForms
6 3 (2.08%) J2EE
6 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.08%) RESTful
6 3 (2.08%) jQuery
6 3 (2.08%) Struts
7 2 (1.39%) Ext JS
7 2 (1.39%) HTML5
7 2 (1.39%) CSS3
7 2 (1.39%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.39%) CSS
7 2 (1.39%) JSP
7 2 (1.39%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) Derivative
2 6 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.47%) User Experience
3 5 (3.47%) Open Source
3 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.78%) iPhone
4 4 (2.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.08%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.08%) Equities
6 2 (1.39%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.39%) Replication
6 2 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.39%) NHS
6 2 (1.39%) Energy Derivatives
6 2 (1.39%) Statistics
6 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.39%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.86%) Windows
2 6 (4.17%) UNIX
3 5 (3.47%) Linux
4 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.39%) Android
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.67%) Test Management
2 49 (34.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 44 (30.56%) PRINCE2
3 44 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (17.36%) ITIL
6 22 (15.28%) Service Management
7 17 (11.81%) Test Scripting
8 15 (10.42%) Scrum
9 14 (9.72%) BDD
10 13 (9.03%) TDD
11 12 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.64%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.64%) Manual Testing
13 9 (6.25%) SEO
13 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
14 8 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (5.56%) Project Management
14 8 (5.56%) Performance Testing
14 8 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.83%) SQL
2 17 (11.81%) Java
3 14 (9.72%) C#
4 6 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.47%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.47%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.47%) Ruby
6 3 (2.08%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.08%) Python
6 3 (2.08%) PHP
6 3 (2.08%) VB
7 2 (1.39%) C++
7 2 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.39%) R
8 1 (0.69%) VB6
8 1 (0.69%) C
8 1 (0.69%) Perl
8 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (64.58%) ISEB
2 76 (52.78%) ISTQB
3 19 (13.19%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (6.25%) Degree
6 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) ACCA
7 1 (0.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (9.03%) Oracle
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.17%) HP
4 5 (3.47%) Citrix
5 4 (2.78%) Murex
5 4 (2.78%) Calypso
6 3 (2.08%) Cognos
6 3 (2.08%) Juniper
6 3 (2.08%) Informatica
7 2 (1.39%) Sophos
7 2 (1.39%) Websense
7 2 (1.39%) VMware
7 2 (1.39%) Veeam
7 2 (1.39%) Cisco
8 1 (0.69%) Sybase
8 1 (0.69%) Nortel
8 1 (0.69%) hybris
8 1 (0.69%) Tableau
8 1 (0.69%) Apple
8 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
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Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + 40 days holiday, Excellent pension
Posted: 13 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Flexi working + More
Posted: 14 days ago
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Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago