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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 327 356 280
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -76
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 370 340 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.92% 0.79% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.90% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 293 311 333
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
36081 37892 43030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.49% 87.55% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 31160 31705 35710
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

The demand trend of job ads across the London 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 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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London +4 57 £47,500 -9.52% 18
Kingston Upon Thames +6 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Sidcup - 3 £40,500 -
Croydon -8 2 £37,500 +120.58%
Hammersmith +4 1 £55,000 +30.95%
Finchley - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £28,000 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £37,500 -
Upminster - 1 £57,500 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 London region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 438 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (47.26%) QA
3 256 (36.01%) Finance
4 227 (31.93%) Selenium
5 187 (26.30%) Degree
6 183 (25.74%) Test Automation
7 179 (25.18%) Java
8 178 (25.04%) ISEB
8 178 (25.04%) BDD
9 164 (23.07%) SQL
10 159 (22.36%) Analytical Skills
11 153 (21.52%) ISTQB
12 150 (21.10%) Scrum
12 150 (21.10%) Cucumber
13 147 (20.68%) Manual Testing
14 139 (19.55%) C#
15 133 (18.71%) SDLC
16 127 (17.86%) Automated Testing
17 120 (16.88%) .NET
18 118 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
19 115 (16.17%) User Acceptance Testing
20 107 (15.05%) Regression Testing
21 104 (14.63%) TDD
22 102 (14.35%) Test Scripting
23 97 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 91 (12.80%) JIRA
25 88 (12.38%) Mentoring
26 83 (11.67%) Windows
27 80 (11.25%) Automation Testing
28 77 (10.83%) Jenkins

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 11 (1.55%) Confluence
2 10 (1.41%) SAS
3 7 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.42%) IIS
5 2 (0.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) Node.js
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.14%) Smallworld
Applications
1 35 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.23%) MS Office
3 12 (1.69%) Mingle
4 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.70%) MS Project
4 5 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.56%) SPSS
6 2 (0.28%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.28%) Maya
6 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.28%) Primavera
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.13%) SaaS
2 6 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.56%) GitHub
5 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.81%) Internet
2 14 (1.97%) HTTP
3 9 (1.27%) SSH
4 7 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.70%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.56%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.56%) Telnet
7 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.14%) Firewall
8 1 (0.14%) Intranet
8 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.78%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.41%) Big Data
5 10 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.41%) Power BI
5 10 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.70%) JasperReports
9 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.56%) MySQL
10 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.28%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 227 (31.93%) Selenium
2 150 (21.10%) Cucumber
3 91 (12.80%) JIRA
4 77 (10.83%) Jenkins
5 70 (9.85%) Git (software)
6 66 (9.28%) WebDriver
7 53 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 47 (6.61%) HP UFT
9 41 (5.77%) TeamCity
10 38 (5.34%) Visual Studio
11 37 (5.20%) SpecFlow
11 37 (5.20%) Subversion
12 32 (4.50%) JUnit
13 31 (4.36%) Appium
14 30 (4.22%) FitNesse
15 29 (4.08%) Calabash
16 26 (3.66%) Hudson
17 23 (3.23%) Maven
18 22 (3.09%) SoapUI
19 19 (2.67%) TestNG
General
1 256 (36.01%) Finance
2 59 (8.30%) Banking
3 47 (6.61%) Games
4 37 (5.20%) Retail
5 31 (4.36%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.25%) Law
6 16 (2.25%) Marketing
7 14 (1.97%) Legal
8 13 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.13%) Advertising
9 8 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.84%) Front Office
12 4 (0.56%) Automotive
12 4 (0.56%) German Language
12 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.42%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) iGaming
14 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 214 (30.10%) Analyst
2 152 (21.38%) Test Analyst
3 135 (18.99%) Tester
4 104 (14.63%) QA Engineer
5 88 (12.38%) Developer
6 61 (8.58%) Test Engineer
7 54 (7.59%) Automation Tester
8 47 (6.61%) QA Analyst
9 44 (6.19%) Software Tester
10 39 (5.49%) Automation Test Analyst
11 36 (5.06%) QA Tester
12 35 (4.92%) C# Developer
13 34 (4.78%) Test Manager
14 32 (4.50%) Consultant
15 30 (4.22%) Financial Analyst
16 27 (3.80%) Test Leader
17 26 (3.66%) Java Engineer
17 26 (3.66%) Test Consultant
18 25 (3.52%) Software Analyst
18 25 (3.52%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (16.88%) .NET
2 61 (8.58%) Web Services
3 56 (7.88%) XML
4 40 (5.63%) HTML
5 31 (4.36%) Gherkin
6 30 (4.22%) REST
7 26 (3.66%) ASP.NET
8 25 (3.52%) CSS
9 23 (3.23%) SOAP
10 22 (3.09%) .NET Framework
11 21 (2.95%) RESTful
12 15 (2.11%) JSON
12 15 (2.11%) Velocity
13 11 (1.55%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (1.13%) WinForms
16 6 (0.84%) J2EE
16 6 (0.84%) ODBC
16 6 (0.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 159 (22.36%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 56 (7.88%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.09%) Blog
5 19 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 14 (1.97%) New Media
7 13 (1.83%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.55%) Spread Betting
10 9 (1.27%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.13%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.13%) Physics
12 7 (0.98%) Derivative
13 5 (0.70%) Online Games
14 4 (0.56%) Equities
14 4 (0.56%) Fintech
14 4 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
14 4 (0.56%) NHS
14 4 (0.56%) User Experience
15 3 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 83 (11.67%) Windows
2 57 (8.02%) Android
2 57 (8.02%) Unix
3 47 (6.61%) Linux
4 42 (5.91%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (0.84%) Solaris
7 5 (0.70%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (25.74%) Test Automation
3 178 (25.04%) BDD
4 150 (21.10%) Scrum
5 147 (20.68%) Manual Testing
6 133 (18.71%) SDLC
7 127 (17.86%) Automated Testing
8 118 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
9 115 (16.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 107 (15.05%) Regression Testing
11 104 (14.63%) TDD
12 102 (14.35%) Test Scripting
13 88 (12.38%) Mentoring
14 80 (11.25%) Automation Testing
15 77 (10.83%) Functional Testing
15 77 (10.83%) Test Strategy
16 69 (9.70%) Test Management
17 65 (9.14%) Integration Testing
18 60 (8.44%) Software Engineering
19 59 (8.30%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (25.18%) Java
2 164 (23.07%) SQL
3 139 (19.55%) C#
4 58 (8.16%) Ruby
5 54 (7.59%) Python
6 52 (7.31%) JavaScript
7 26 (3.66%) PHP
8 25 (3.52%) C
9 23 (3.23%) C++
10 17 (2.39%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.69%) R
12 11 (1.55%) Perl
12 11 (1.55%) XPath
13 10 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.41%) Scala
14 9 (1.27%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.27%) VBA
15 7 (0.98%) VB
16 6 (0.84%) Tcl
16 6 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 187 (26.30%) Degree
2 178 (25.04%) ISEB
3 153 (21.52%) ISTQB
4 97 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 39 (5.49%) Security Cleared
6 14 (1.97%) ISEB Practitioner
7 13 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (1.41%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.70%) MBA
10 4 (0.56%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.56%) PMP
11 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.14%) APMP
12 1 (0.14%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 336 (47.26%) QA
2 21 (2.95%) GCP
2 21 (2.95%) SLA
3 11 (1.55%) HL7
4 8 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.13%) SDET
5 6 (0.84%) DICOM
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.42%) Docker
3 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.13%) Puppet
3 5 (0.70%) Ansible
4 2 (0.28%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (10.83%) Oracle
2 56 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.81%) HP
4 12 (1.69%) VMware
5 9 (1.27%) Tableau
6 7 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.70%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.56%) Adobe
8 4 (0.56%) SAP
9 3 (0.42%) Apple
9 3 (0.42%) Citrix
9 3 (0.42%) Google
9 3 (0.42%) IBM
9 3 (0.42%) Sybase
10 2 (0.28%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.28%) Autodesk
10 2 (0.28%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.28%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.28%) MarketAxess
10 2 (0.28%) Tradeweb
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits + expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 110000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
McCabe & Barton
Salary: bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pop Science
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Pop Science
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago