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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 242 251 237
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1368 1333 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.43% 1.29% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.50% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1073 1128 1134
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £53,200
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
84197 88616 95514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.73% 85.95% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70858 72433 77790
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 6 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 6 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 +28 369 £47,500 -5.00% 42
South East -8 331 £35,000 -9.09% 28
East of England +64 159 £36,000 +2.85% 8
Yorkshire -1 134 £32,500 - 18
West Midlands +25 118 £35,500 -5.33% 11
North West +6 95 £32,500 +1.56% 18
South West -21 85 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +31 51 £35,000 +7.69% 3
North East +21 20 £36,000 +50.00% 1
Midlands +1 3 - -
Software Testing
UK

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 1348 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1013 (38.21%) QA
3 808 (30.48%) ISEB
4 776 (29.27%) SQL
5 696 (26.25%) ISTQB
6 672 (25.35%) Finance
7 659 (24.86%) Selenium
8 563 (21.24%) Degree
9 556 (20.97%) Test Automation
10 551 (20.78%) Test Scripting
11 549 (20.71%) Java
12 539 (20.33%) Automated Testing
13 537 (20.26%) SDLC
14 505 (19.05%) Scrum
15 478 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
16 441 (16.64%) C#
17 436 (16.45%) Manual Testing
18 433 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
19 412 (15.54%) .NET
20 402 (15.16%) Regression Testing
21 397 (14.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 368 (13.88%) Functional Testing
23 360 (13.58%) Microsoft
24 327 (12.33%) BDD
25 325 (12.26%) Windows
26 318 (12.00%) Software Engineering
27 307 (11.58%) SQL Server
28 294 (11.09%) Automation Testing
29 289 (10.90%) XML
30 288 (10.86%) JIRA

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 37 (1.40%) Apache
2 31 (1.17%) Confluence
3 26 (0.98%) CMS
4 25 (0.94%) nginx
5 22 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 21 (0.79%) JBoss
7 20 (0.75%) IIS
7 20 (0.75%) MQSeries
7 20 (0.75%) NServiceBus
8 16 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (0.57%) ColdFusion
10 11 (0.41%) Node.js
10 11 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.34%) SAS
13 4 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.11%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.075%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.075%) Mule
15 2 (0.075%) WebSphere
Applications
1 206 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 128 (4.83%) MS Office
3 30 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.38%) MS Project
6 8 (0.30%) Mingle
7 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.075%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.075%) Maya
8 2 (0.075%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.038%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (0.98%) Magento
2 15 (0.57%) Temenos T24
3 14 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.15%) MultiFonds
6 4 (0.15%) Primavera
6 4 (0.15%) Sonata
7 3 (0.11%) Lorenzo
7 3 (0.11%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.075%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.075%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.038%) AWD
9 1 (0.038%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.038%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.038%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (0.94%) CloudFront
4 22 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.83%) SaaS
5 16 (0.60%) GitHub
6 6 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.19%) Office 365
8 4 (0.15%) IaaS
9 3 (0.11%) Yammer
10 2 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.075%) PaaS
11 1 (0.038%) AdWords
11 1 (0.038%) Force.com
11 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.038%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.64%) Internet
2 40 (1.51%) HTTP
3 30 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 25 (0.94%) Wireshark
5 20 (0.75%) Firewall
6 17 (0.64%) VoIP
7 12 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 12 (0.45%) SSH
8 11 (0.41%) PuTTY
9 10 (0.38%) DNS
10 8 (0.30%) Telnet
11 7 (0.26%) Network Security
12 6 (0.23%) Extranet
13 5 (0.19%) IPsec
13 5 (0.19%) SAN
14 4 (0.15%) 4G
14 4 (0.15%) SNMP
15 3 (0.11%) Skype
15 3 (0.11%) VLAN
15 3 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 108 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 81 (3.06%) Oracle Database
4 69 (2.60%) MySQL
5 59 (2.23%) MongoDB
6 49 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 33 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (0.72%) RavenDB
10 19 (0.72%) RDBMS
11 17 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (0.57%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.45%) Big Data
14 12 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 659 (24.86%) Selenium
2 288 (10.86%) JIRA
3 238 (8.98%) Cucumber
4 188 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 172 (6.49%) HP UFT
6 158 (5.96%) WebDriver
7 153 (5.77%) Visual Studio
8 148 (5.58%) Git (software)
9 135 (5.09%) SoapUI
10 124 (4.68%) Jenkins
11 88 (3.32%) Subversion
12 87 (3.28%) SpecFlow
13 72 (2.72%) JUnit
14 66 (2.49%) JMeter
15 63 (2.38%) TeamCity
16 59 (2.23%) LoadRunner
17 52 (1.96%) Hudson
18 45 (1.70%) Bugzilla
19 44 (1.66%) FitNesse
20 38 (1.43%) NUnit
General
1 672 (25.35%) Finance
2 165 (6.22%) Banking
3 138 (5.21%) Retail
4 129 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 101 (3.81%) Games
6 67 (2.53%) Marketing
7 48 (1.81%) Legal
8 42 (1.58%) Electronics
9 33 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 29 (1.09%) Law
11 28 (1.06%) Back Office
12 27 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
13 25 (0.94%) Automotive
13 25 (0.94%) Manufacturing
14 24 (0.91%) Aerospace
15 19 (0.72%) Publishing
16 17 (0.64%) Advertising
17 16 (0.60%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.45%) Front Office
19 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 919 (34.67%) Analyst
2 747 (28.18%) Test Analyst
3 597 (22.52%) Tester
4 323 (12.18%) Test Engineer
5 281 (10.60%) Software Tester
6 269 (10.15%) Developer
7 192 (7.24%) Software Analyst
8 184 (6.94%) QA Analyst
8 184 (6.94%) QA Engineer
9 163 (6.15%) Software Test Analyst
10 162 (6.11%) Automation Tester
11 158 (5.96%) Automation Test Analyst
12 154 (5.81%) QA Tester
13 151 (5.70%) Test Leader
14 143 (5.39%) Test Manager
15 129 (4.87%) Software Test Engineer
16 128 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
17 119 (4.49%) Software Engineer
18 117 (4.41%) QA Test Analyst
19 115 (4.34%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (15.54%) .NET
2 289 (10.90%) XML
3 234 (8.83%) HTML
4 200 (7.54%) Web Services
5 154 (5.81%) CSS
6 133 (5.02%) SOAP
7 106 (4.00%) REST
8 101 (3.81%) .NET Framework
9 91 (3.43%) jQuery
10 90 (3.39%) ASP.NET
11 86 (3.24%) JSON
12 51 (1.92%) Middleware
13 50 (1.89%) HTML5
14 49 (1.85%) Ajax
15 48 (1.81%) RESTful
15 48 (1.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 47 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (1.74%) Gherkin
18 42 (1.58%) J2EE
19 37 (1.40%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 433 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (7.88%) Computer Science
3 136 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 68 (2.57%) Mathematics
5 56 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 54 (2.04%) User Experience
7 50 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 25 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (0.91%) Physics
10 23 (0.87%) Derivative
11 18 (0.68%) Blog
11 18 (0.68%) Fintech
11 18 (0.68%) iPad
12 17 (0.64%) NHS
12 17 (0.64%) N-Tier
12 17 (0.64%) Statistics
13 16 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (0.57%) Hedge funds
14 15 (0.57%) New Media
15 13 (0.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 325 (12.26%) Windows
2 240 (9.05%) Linux
3 197 (7.43%) Unix
4 113 (4.26%) Android
5 96 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.72%) Solaris
8 13 (0.49%) CentOS
9 12 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.19%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1348 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 556 (20.97%) Test Automation
3 551 (20.78%) Test Scripting
4 539 (20.33%) Automated Testing
5 537 (20.26%) SDLC
6 505 (19.05%) Scrum
7 478 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 436 (16.45%) Manual Testing
9 402 (15.16%) Regression Testing
10 368 (13.88%) Functional Testing
11 327 (12.33%) BDD
12 318 (12.00%) Software Engineering
13 294 (11.09%) Automation Testing
14 273 (10.30%) Test Management
15 267 (10.07%) Test Strategy
16 247 (9.32%) TDD
17 224 (8.45%) System Testing
18 216 (8.15%) Performance Testing
19 210 (7.92%) Waterfall
20 207 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 776 (29.27%) SQL
2 549 (20.71%) Java
3 441 (16.64%) C#
4 258 (9.73%) JavaScript
5 179 (6.75%) Python
6 169 (6.37%) C++
7 129 (4.87%) C
8 110 (4.15%) Ruby
9 99 (3.73%) Perl
10 88 (3.32%) T-SQL
11 82 (3.09%) PHP
12 55 (2.07%) VB
13 47 (1.77%) Shell Script
14 40 (1.51%) Bash Shell
15 38 (1.43%) PL/SQL
16 35 (1.32%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.02%) VB.NET
18 26 (0.98%) R
19 25 (0.94%) VBScript
20 22 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 808 (30.48%) ISEB
2 696 (26.25%) ISTQB
3 563 (21.24%) Degree
4 397 (14.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 123 (4.64%) Security Cleared
6 47 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 45 (1.70%) DV Cleared
8 36 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 33 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 11 (0.41%) RHCE
10 11 (0.41%) RHCSA
11 10 (0.38%) HP ASE
11 10 (0.38%) MBA
12 7 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.23%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.19%) HND
14 5 (0.19%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.15%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1013 (38.21%) QA
2 28 (1.06%) SDET
3 26 (0.98%) SLA
4 22 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.64%) GCP
7 14 (0.53%) HL7
8 12 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (0.41%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.38%) COSO
10 10 (0.38%) ISO22301
11 6 (0.23%) DICOM
12 5 (0.19%) ISO13485
12 5 (0.19%) MISRA
13 4 (0.15%) GAMP
13 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.11%) Def Stans
14 3 (0.11%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.11%) TickIT
15 2 (0.075%) ISO20022
System Software
1 25 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.41%) Firmware
4 7 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.19%) Docker
5 5 (0.19%) vSphere
6 1 (0.038%) XenApp
6 1 (0.038%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.038%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 187 (7.05%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (1.06%) Puppet
3 10 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (0.30%) Ansible
5 5 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
6 4 (0.15%) nmon
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.15%) SCCM
7 3 (0.11%) Nessus
7 3 (0.11%) Nmap
8 2 (0.075%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.038%) Control-M
9 1 (0.038%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.038%) vRealize
Vendors
1 360 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 283 (10.68%) Oracle
3 185 (6.98%) HP
4 56 (2.11%) IBM
5 39 (1.47%) VMware
6 36 (1.36%) SAP
7 29 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 28 (1.06%) Citrix
9 25 (0.94%) New Relic
9 25 (0.94%) Zend
10 21 (0.79%) Google
11 20 (0.75%) Green Hat
12 18 (0.68%) MKS
13 16 (0.60%) webMethods
14 12 (0.45%) Sophos
14 12 (0.45%) TOWER Software
15 10 (0.38%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.34%) WorldPay
17 8 (0.30%) Sybase
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Annual Bonus and Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35580.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
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Salary: £28000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £25500 - £35500 per annum + 34 Days Holiday + Generous Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago