The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 257 269 265
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 464 470 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.10% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.31% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 298 249 392
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Software Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34384 35861 37522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.22% 83.89% 82.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28937 28996 31872
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in London

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in London

Software Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 97 £54,750 +12.30% 17
Sidcup - 9 £30,000 -
Wimbledon - 8 £37,500 -
Docklands, London -7 3 - -
Uxbridge - 3 £34,000 - 2
Chessington - 2 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £42,500 -
Hillingdon - 2 £34,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £36,250 -
Beckenham -2 1 £26,000 -57.37%
Chiswick - 1 £24,000 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 423 (50.12%) ISEB
1 423 (50.12%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (49.41%) QA
3 355 (42.06%) Finance
4 260 (30.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 246 (29.15%) Retail
6 236 (27.96%) ISTQB
6 236 (27.96%) SQL
7 232 (27.49%) Scrum
8 223 (26.42%) Banking
9 168 (19.91%) Java
10 162 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 157 (18.60%) C#
12 148 (17.54%) Aerospace
12 148 (17.54%) Selenium
13 136 (16.11%) SQL Server
14 125 (14.81%) Test Management
15 123 (14.57%) Test Scripting
16 107 (12.68%) Microsoft
17 102 (12.09%) .NET
17 102 (12.09%) Degree
18 98 (11.61%) TDD
19 94 (11.14%) Manual Testing
19 94 (11.14%) Test Automation
20 89 (10.55%) Windows
21 88 (10.43%) BDD
22 86 (10.19%) JIRA
23 84 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
24 82 (9.72%) HP
24 82 (9.72%) HP Quality Center

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 20 (2.37%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.01%) CMS
3 15 (1.78%) IIS
4 14 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.66%) Drupal
5 12 (1.42%) GlassFish
5 12 (1.42%) Confluence
5 12 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.95%) Node.js
7 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.36%) Apache
9 2 (0.24%) JBoss
9 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 60 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.74%) MS Office
3 12 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.47%) Mingle
6 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.24%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Maya
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.71%) Summit
3 3 (0.36%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (0.36%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.24%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.37%) SaaS
2 17 (2.01%) GitHub
3 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) Taleo
6 1 (0.12%) Trello
6 1 (0.12%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.86%) TCP/IP
2 25 (2.96%) VPN
3 21 (2.49%) DNS
4 13 (1.54%) Internet
5 8 (0.95%) HTTP
6 6 (0.71%) Firewall
7 5 (0.59%) SAN
8 4 (0.47%) NAS
8 4 (0.47%) MVNO
9 3 (0.36%) FTP
10 2 (0.24%) DHCP
10 2 (0.24%) Wireless
11 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (2.84%) MySQL
6 18 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 17 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
12 8 (0.95%) OLAP
13 7 (0.83%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.83%) SSDT
13 7 (0.83%) Big Data
14 6 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (0.71%) BODI
14 6 (0.71%) QlikView
15 5 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 148 (17.54%) Selenium
2 86 (10.19%) JIRA
3 73 (8.65%) Visual Studio
4 54 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (6.04%) Cucumber
5 51 (6.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 45 (5.33%) WebDriver
7 35 (4.15%) Jenkins
7 35 (4.15%) FitNesse
8 26 (3.08%) SoapUI
9 24 (2.84%) Eclipse
10 23 (2.73%) JUnit
10 23 (2.73%) LoadRunner
11 20 (2.37%) JMeter
12 19 (2.25%) Bugzilla
13 17 (2.01%) Maven
13 17 (2.01%) SilkTest
14 16 (1.90%) NUnit
15 15 (1.78%) Subversion
15 15 (1.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 355 (42.06%) Finance
2 246 (29.15%) Retail
3 223 (26.42%) Banking
4 148 (17.54%) Aerospace
5 39 (4.62%) Marketing
6 34 (4.03%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.73%) Investment Banking
8 19 (2.25%) Games
9 18 (2.13%) Back Office
10 17 (2.01%) Legal
11 13 (1.54%) Advertising
12 6 (0.71%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.71%) Billing
13 5 (0.59%) Publishing
13 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.36%) Law
15 2 (0.24%) Automotive
15 2 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 247 (29.27%) Analyst
2 212 (25.12%) Test Analyst
3 171 (20.26%) Consultant
4 145 (17.18%) Test Consultant
5 121 (14.34%) Tester
6 116 (13.74%) Test Manager
7 77 (9.12%) Developer
8 56 (6.64%) Test Engineer
9 51 (6.04%) Test Leader
10 40 (4.74%) Team Leader
11 38 (4.50%) QA Engineer
12 32 (3.79%) QA Tester
12 32 (3.79%) Test Team Leader
12 32 (3.79%) Software Tester
13 28 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (3.20%) Support Engineer
14 27 (3.20%) Software Test Analyst
15 26 (3.08%) Programme Manager
16 25 (2.96%) Senior Test Analyst
17 23 (2.73%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (12.09%) .NET
2 64 (7.58%) HTML
3 47 (5.57%) XML
4 44 (5.21%) Web Services
5 36 (4.27%) ASP.NET
6 24 (2.84%) CSS
6 24 (2.84%) jQuery
7 23 (2.73%) JSON
8 20 (2.37%) SOAP
8 20 (2.37%) RESTful
9 19 (2.25%) Ajax
10 16 (1.90%) REST
11 13 (1.54%) JSP
12 11 (1.30%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.30%) Java EE
12 11 (1.30%) CSS3
12 11 (1.30%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.18%) HTML5
13 10 (1.18%) JPA
13 10 (1.18%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.69%) Open Source
3 42 (4.98%) User Experience
4 38 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.79%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.73%) iPhone
7 17 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.01%) Derivative
8 16 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.18%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.07%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.07%) New Media
11 9 (1.07%) Online Games
12 8 (0.95%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.83%) Replication
13 7 (0.83%) Equities
14 6 (0.71%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 89 (10.55%) Windows
2 58 (6.87%) UNIX
3 36 (4.27%) Linux
4 33 (3.91%) Android
5 25 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.47%) Solaris
8 3 (0.36%) CentOS
8 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (50.12%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (27.49%) Scrum
3 162 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 125 (14.81%) Test Management
5 123 (14.57%) Test Scripting
6 98 (11.61%) TDD
7 94 (11.14%) Manual Testing
7 94 (11.14%) Test Automation
8 88 (10.43%) BDD
9 84 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 77 (9.12%) Test Strategy
11 71 (8.41%) Automated Testing
12 64 (7.58%) Automation Testing
13 61 (7.23%) Performance Testing
14 60 (7.11%) PRINCE2
15 57 (6.75%) E-Commerce
15 57 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
16 49 (5.81%) ETL
17 46 (5.45%) Project Management
18 45 (5.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 236 (27.96%) SQL
2 168 (19.91%) Java
3 157 (18.60%) C#
4 69 (8.18%) JavaScript
5 47 (5.57%) Ruby
6 46 (5.45%) Python
7 43 (5.09%) PHP
8 31 (3.67%) C++
9 17 (2.01%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.01%) F#
10 15 (1.78%) VB
11 13 (1.54%) C
12 11 (1.30%) VBScript
12 11 (1.30%) Perl
13 10 (1.18%) Scala
13 10 (1.18%) JPQL
14 9 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.07%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 423 (50.12%) ISEB
2 260 (30.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 236 (27.96%) ISTQB
4 102 (12.09%) Degree
5 30 (3.55%) Security Cleared
6 28 (3.32%) ISEB Practitioner
7 18 (2.13%) MCTS
7 18 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (2.13%) MCP
7 18 (2.13%) MCSE
8 10 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.18%) CCNA
9 8 (0.95%) MCITP
10 4 (0.47%) ACCA
10 4 (0.47%) CIMA
10 4 (0.47%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 4 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 417 (49.41%) QA
2 8 (0.95%) SLA
3 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.47%) vSphere
4 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) qmail
5 1 (0.12%) Postfix
5 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.12%) Varnish
5 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 82 (9.72%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.47%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.12%) logstash
3 1 (0.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 107 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.72%) HP
3 50 (5.92%) Oracle
4 29 (3.44%) VMware
5 27 (3.20%) Apple
6 12 (1.42%) Cisco
7 8 (0.95%) Cognos
7 8 (0.95%) Murex
7 8 (0.95%) Calypso
7 8 (0.95%) Informatica
7 8 (0.95%) webMethods
8 7 (0.83%) Remedy
9 6 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.59%) Citrix
10 5 (0.59%) Juniper
11 4 (0.47%) Sybase
11 4 (0.47%) IBM
11 4 (0.47%) CA
11 4 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.47%) Veeam
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum High base salary + bonus + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Salary: £58,578 pa plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 35000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
JWResource
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago