The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 239 255 223
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1295 1281 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.28% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.49% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1087 1146
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,331
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80860 86168 93866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.93% 86.26% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68167 70784 76994
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 England

Software Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the England region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in England

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in England

Software Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 367 £49,000 +6.52% 48
South East -14 318 £35,000 -12.50% 33
East of England +53 141 £37,500 +7.14% 13
Yorkshire +6 127 £32,500 +4.83% 23
West Midlands +30 118 £36,000 -4.00% 15
North West -11 86 £32,500 - 15
South West -18 76 £33,000 +1.53% 12
East Midlands +29 47 £33,500 +11.66% 6
North East +13 16 £36,000 +14.28% 1
Software Testing
UK

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 England region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1330 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 984 (37.79%) QA
3 768 (29.49%) ISEB
4 747 (28.69%) SQL
5 681 (26.15%) ISTQB
6 663 (25.46%) Finance
7 655 (25.15%) Selenium
8 559 (21.47%) Test Automation
9 541 (20.78%) Degree
10 531 (20.39%) Java
11 526 (20.20%) SDLC
12 524 (20.12%) Test Scripting
13 503 (19.32%) Automated Testing
14 494 (18.97%) Scrum
15 460 (17.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 429 (16.47%) C#
17 428 (16.44%) Manual Testing
18 402 (15.44%) Regression Testing
19 401 (15.40%) .NET
20 396 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
21 395 (15.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 366 (14.06%) Functional Testing
23 359 (13.79%) Microsoft
24 342 (13.13%) BDD
25 332 (12.75%) Windows
26 303 (11.64%) Software Engineering
27 285 (10.94%) SQL Server
28 280 (10.75%) JIRA
29 275 (10.56%) Test Strategy
30 267 (10.25%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 33 (1.27%) Confluence
2 30 (1.15%) Apache
2 30 (1.15%) CMS
3 23 (0.88%) IIS
4 21 (0.81%) JBoss
5 18 (0.69%) nginx
6 17 (0.65%) NServiceBus
6 17 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 15 (0.58%) MQSeries
8 13 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.46%) SAS
10 11 (0.42%) Node.js
10 11 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.35%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.12%) Smallworld
14 2 (0.077%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.077%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.077%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.077%) WebSphere
Applications
1 195 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 133 (5.11%) MS Office
3 27 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.46%) Mingle
6 11 (0.42%) MS Project
7 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) SPSS
9 2 (0.077%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.077%) Maya
9 2 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (0.69%) Magento
2 11 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.38%) Temenos T24
4 8 (0.31%) MultiFonds
4 8 (0.31%) Sonata
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.15%) Primavera
6 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.077%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.038%) AWD
8 1 (0.038%) Maximo
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.038%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (0.96%) SaaS
3 21 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (0.69%) CloudFront
5 17 (0.65%) GitHub
6 6 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.23%) IaaS
7 5 (0.19%) Office 365
8 4 (0.15%) PaaS
9 2 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.077%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.077%) Yammer
10 1 (0.038%) Force.com
10 1 (0.038%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.53%) Internet
2 40 (1.54%) HTTP
3 33 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.00%) Firewall
5 21 (0.81%) Wireshark
6 18 (0.69%) VoIP
7 13 (0.50%) DNS
7 13 (0.50%) SSH
8 10 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 10 (0.38%) Network Security
9 9 (0.35%) Wireless
10 8 (0.31%) PuTTY
10 8 (0.31%) Telnet
11 6 (0.23%) Extranet
12 5 (0.19%) Intranet
12 5 (0.19%) IPsec
12 5 (0.19%) SAN
13 4 (0.15%) 4G
13 4 (0.15%) SNMP
14 3 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 73 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 60 (2.30%) MySQL
5 55 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 45 (1.73%) NoSQL
7 31 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (0.65%) RavenDB
13 15 (0.58%) Hadoop
13 15 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.54%) Big Data
15 13 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.38%) Power BI
18 9 (0.35%) GIS
18 9 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 655 (25.15%) Selenium
2 280 (10.75%) JIRA
3 251 (9.64%) Cucumber
4 179 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 166 (6.37%) HP UFT
6 153 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 143 (5.49%) SoapUI
8 139 (5.34%) Visual Studio
9 136 (5.22%) Git (software)
10 125 (4.80%) Jenkins
11 89 (3.42%) SpecFlow
12 85 (3.26%) Subversion
13 82 (3.15%) JUnit
14 70 (2.69%) JMeter
15 67 (2.57%) TeamCity
16 63 (2.42%) LoadRunner
17 48 (1.84%) Appium
17 48 (1.84%) Hudson
18 45 (1.73%) FitNesse
19 43 (1.65%) Ranorex
General
1 663 (25.46%) Finance
2 150 (5.76%) Banking
3 140 (5.38%) Retail
4 133 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 115 (4.42%) Games
6 66 (2.53%) Marketing
7 49 (1.88%) Legal
8 43 (1.65%) Electronics
9 31 (1.19%) Back Office
10 30 (1.15%) Aerospace
11 27 (1.04%) Automotive
12 26 (1.00%) Manufacturing
13 23 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 23 (0.88%) Law
13 23 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (0.73%) Publishing
15 17 (0.65%) Advertising
16 9 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.27%) German Language
18 6 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 926 (35.56%) Analyst
2 740 (28.42%) Test Analyst
3 579 (22.24%) Tester
4 316 (12.14%) Test Engineer
5 275 (10.56%) Software Tester
6 251 (9.64%) Developer
7 188 (7.22%) Software Analyst
8 179 (6.87%) QA Analyst
8 179 (6.87%) QA Engineer
9 159 (6.11%) Software Test Analyst
10 158 (6.07%) Automation Tester
11 152 (5.84%) QA Tester
12 151 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
13 143 (5.49%) Test Manager
14 133 (5.11%) Test Leader
15 127 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
16 124 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
17 113 (4.34%) QA Test Analyst
18 111 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
18 111 (4.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (15.40%) .NET
2 251 (9.64%) XML
3 226 (8.68%) HTML
4 175 (6.72%) Web Services
5 151 (5.80%) CSS
6 110 (4.22%) SOAP
7 97 (3.73%) ASP.NET
8 96 (3.69%) .NET Framework
9 91 (3.49%) jQuery
10 83 (3.19%) REST
11 61 (2.34%) JSON
12 57 (2.19%) Ajax
13 46 (1.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 45 (1.73%) J2EE
14 45 (1.73%) RESTful
15 44 (1.69%) HTML5
16 42 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (1.57%) Middleware
18 40 (1.54%) Gherkin
19 34 (1.31%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 396 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 184 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 139 (5.34%) Mobile App
4 58 (2.23%) Client/Server
5 56 (2.15%) Mathematics
6 54 (2.07%) User Experience
7 43 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 25 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (0.84%) Blog
9 22 (0.84%) Fintech
10 18 (0.69%) iPad
10 18 (0.69%) N-Tier
11 17 (0.65%) NHS
11 17 (0.65%) Physics
12 16 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (0.58%) Derivative
13 15 (0.58%) Statistics
14 14 (0.54%) Driving Licence
14 14 (0.54%) New Media
15 13 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 332 (12.75%) Windows
2 236 (9.06%) Linux
3 202 (7.76%) Unix
4 108 (4.15%) Android
5 91 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 52 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 25 (0.96%) Solaris
8 13 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
9 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.35%) CentOS
10 9 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.15%) AIX
13 4 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1330 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 559 (21.47%) Test Automation
3 526 (20.20%) SDLC
4 524 (20.12%) Test Scripting
5 503 (19.32%) Automated Testing
6 494 (18.97%) Scrum
7 460 (17.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 428 (16.44%) Manual Testing
9 402 (15.44%) Regression Testing
10 366 (14.06%) Functional Testing
11 342 (13.13%) BDD
12 303 (11.64%) Software Engineering
13 275 (10.56%) Test Strategy
14 267 (10.25%) Automation Testing
15 264 (10.14%) Test Management
16 229 (8.79%) TDD
17 224 (8.60%) System Testing
18 223 (8.56%) Performance Testing
19 215 (8.26%) Waterfall
20 206 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 747 (28.69%) SQL
2 531 (20.39%) Java
3 429 (16.47%) C#
4 256 (9.83%) JavaScript
5 184 (7.07%) Python
6 174 (6.68%) C++
7 131 (5.03%) C
8 107 (4.11%) Ruby
9 98 (3.76%) Perl
10 79 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 66 (2.53%) PHP
12 55 (2.11%) VB
13 46 (1.77%) Shell Script
14 35 (1.34%) Bash Shell
15 33 (1.27%) PL/SQL
16 31 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 31 (1.19%) Scala
17 29 (1.11%) R
18 27 (1.04%) VB.NET
19 25 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 768 (29.49%) ISEB
2 681 (26.15%) ISTQB
3 541 (20.78%) Degree
4 395 (15.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 120 (4.61%) Security Cleared
6 49 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 43 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 34 (1.31%) ISEB Practitioner
9 31 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 12 (0.46%) HP ASE
11 11 (0.42%) MBA
12 9 (0.35%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.31%) RHCE
13 8 (0.31%) RHCSA
14 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.19%) PMP
16 5 (0.19%) Postgraduate
17 4 (0.15%) A+ Certification
17 4 (0.15%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 984 (37.79%) QA
2 34 (1.31%) SLA
3 22 (0.84%) SDET
4 21 (0.81%) GCP
5 20 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.42%) HL7
8 11 (0.42%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.38%) COSO
9 10 (0.38%) ISO22301
10 6 (0.23%) DICOM
11 5 (0.19%) ISO13485
11 5 (0.19%) MISRA
12 4 (0.15%) GAMP
12 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.12%) Def Stans
13 3 (0.12%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.12%) TickIT
14 2 (0.077%) ISO20022
System Software
1 25 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.31%) Firmware
4 5 (0.19%) Docker
4 5 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 175 (6.72%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.88%) Puppet
3 8 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (0.23%) Ansible
5 4 (0.15%) Control-M
6 3 (0.12%) Nessus
6 3 (0.12%) Nmap
6 3 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.12%) SCCM
6 3 (0.12%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.12%) vRealize
7 2 (0.077%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.038%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.038%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.038%) nmon
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 359 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 260 (9.98%) Oracle
3 171 (6.57%) HP
4 51 (1.96%) IBM
5 43 (1.65%) VMware
6 31 (1.19%) SAP
7 26 (1.00%) Citrix
7 26 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 18 (0.69%) New Relic
8 18 (0.69%) Zend
9 17 (0.65%) Google
9 17 (0.65%) MKS
10 15 (0.58%) Green Hat
11 12 (0.46%) Sophos
11 12 (0.46%) TOWER Software
12 11 (0.42%) webMethods
13 10 (0.38%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.38%) Tableau
14 8 (0.31%) WorldPay
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 Per Annum 25-33k + Share Options
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 21 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Open Spaces
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Spaces
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 43k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-23k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Latcom Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: C. 35K
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Up to £38k+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago