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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 302 370 262
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -108
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 396 347 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.01% 0.78% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.89% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 311 287 300
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £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
35241 39029 42221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.57% 87.93% 87.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30534 32756 35035
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 55 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Bromley - 3 £28,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £37,500 -
Beckenham +5 1 - - 2
Surbiton - 1 £37,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £55,000 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 493 (63.78%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (50.58%) QA
3 243 (31.44%) Selenium
3 243 (31.44%) Finance
4 236 (30.53%) Java
5 206 (26.65%) BDD
6 200 (25.87%) Degree
7 195 (25.23%) Test Automation
8 180 (23.29%) Scrum
9 174 (22.51%) Cucumber
10 166 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
11 163 (21.09%) ISEB
11 163 (21.09%) C#
12 151 (19.53%) SQL
12 151 (19.53%) .NET
13 141 (18.24%) Manual Testing
14 137 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
15 133 (17.21%) Automated Testing
16 129 (16.69%) ISTQB
17 123 (15.91%) TDD
18 122 (15.78%) Test Scripting
19 118 (15.27%) JIRA
20 112 (14.49%) Mentoring
21 111 (14.36%) Regression Testing
22 103 (13.32%) SDLC
23 101 (13.07%) Test Strategy
23 101 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
24 93 (12.03%) Jenkins
25 87 (11.25%) Functional Testing
26 81 (10.48%) Python

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 13 (1.68%) Confluence
2 11 (1.42%) SAS
3 7 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.39%) IIS
5 2 (0.26%) Xceptor
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
6 1 (0.13%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 44 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.10%) MS Office
3 12 (1.55%) Mingle
4 6 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.65%) MS Project
5 5 (0.65%) SPSS
6 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.26%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.26%) Maya
8 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.26%) Primavera
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.29%) GitHub
2 8 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.65%) iTunes
4 5 (0.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.23%) Internet
2 20 (2.59%) HTTP
3 6 (0.78%) HTTPS
3 6 (0.78%) SSH
3 6 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.52%) DSL
5 1 (0.13%) Firewall
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.13%) Telnet
5 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 25 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 14 (1.81%) Big Data
4 11 (1.42%) MongoDB
4 11 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (1.42%) Power BI
5 7 (0.91%) Data Mining
5 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.78%) MySQL
6 6 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.52%) JasperReports
7 4 (0.52%) QlikView
7 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.39%) HBase
8 3 (0.39%) MS Access
8 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 243 (31.44%) Selenium
2 174 (22.51%) Cucumber
3 118 (15.27%) JIRA
4 93 (12.03%) Jenkins
5 71 (9.18%) Git (software)
6 54 (6.99%) WebDriver
7 50 (6.47%) JUnit
8 41 (5.30%) HP UFT
9 40 (5.17%) TeamCity
10 38 (4.92%) SpecFlow
10 38 (4.92%) Subversion
11 36 (4.66%) Appium
12 35 (4.53%) Visual Studio
13 33 (4.27%) SoapUI
13 33 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (4.01%) FitNesse
15 30 (3.88%) Maven
16 27 (3.49%) Ranorex
16 27 (3.49%) TestNG
17 23 (2.98%) Calabash
General
1 243 (31.44%) Finance
2 74 (9.57%) Games
3 59 (7.63%) Banking
4 42 (5.43%) Retail
4 42 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.75%) Marketing
6 10 (1.29%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.29%) Legal
7 8 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.78%) Advertising
8 6 (0.78%) Back Office
9 5 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.52%) Automotive
10 4 (0.52%) Law
10 4 (0.52%) Publishing
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) Front Office
11 2 (0.26%) German Language
11 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 211 (27.30%) Analyst
2 138 (17.85%) Test Analyst
3 130 (16.82%) Tester
4 120 (15.52%) QA Engineer
5 99 (12.81%) Developer
6 76 (9.83%) Test Engineer
7 57 (7.37%) Automation Tester
8 54 (6.99%) Software Tester
9 51 (6.60%) QA Analyst
10 47 (6.08%) Automation Test Analyst
11 46 (5.95%) Consultant
12 44 (5.69%) QA Tester
13 41 (5.30%) Test Manager
14 40 (5.17%) Java Engineer
15 39 (5.05%) Test Consultant
16 33 (4.27%) C# Developer
17 26 (3.36%) Financial Analyst
17 26 (3.36%) Test Automation Developer
17 26 (3.36%) Test Automation Engineer
18 25 (3.23%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (19.53%) .NET
2 51 (6.60%) XML
3 48 (6.21%) Web Services
4 42 (5.43%) HTML
5 31 (4.01%) CSS
6 26 (3.36%) Gherkin
7 20 (2.59%) REST
8 17 (2.20%) .NET Framework
8 17 (2.20%) WPF
9 16 (2.07%) SOAP
9 16 (2.07%) Velocity
10 15 (1.94%) RESTful
10 15 (1.94%) WinForms
11 14 (1.81%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.42%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (1.29%) JSON
14 9 (1.16%) Middleware
15 8 (1.03%) HTML5
15 8 (1.03%) Spring
16 7 (0.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 166 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (8.54%) Mobile App
3 56 (7.24%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.14%) Blog
5 16 (2.07%) Mathematics
6 15 (1.94%) New Media
6 15 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.68%) Spread Betting
8 10 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.16%) BBC
9 9 (1.16%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.91%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.91%) Fintech
12 6 (0.78%) Derivative
12 6 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.78%) Online Games
12 6 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (0.78%) Physics
13 5 (0.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 75 (9.70%) Windows
2 66 (8.54%) Unix
3 58 (7.50%) Android
4 47 (6.08%) Linux
5 38 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.29%) Solaris
7 7 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (63.78%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (26.65%) BDD
3 195 (25.23%) Test Automation
4 180 (23.29%) Scrum
5 141 (18.24%) Manual Testing
6 137 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (17.21%) Automated Testing
8 123 (15.91%) TDD
9 122 (15.78%) Test Scripting
10 112 (14.49%) Mentoring
11 111 (14.36%) Regression Testing
12 103 (13.32%) SDLC
13 101 (13.07%) Test Strategy
13 101 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 87 (11.25%) Functional Testing
15 76 (9.83%) Performance Testing
16 72 (9.31%) Automation Testing
17 70 (9.06%) Test Management
18 69 (8.93%) Integration Testing
19 65 (8.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 236 (30.53%) Java
2 163 (21.09%) C#
3 151 (19.53%) SQL
4 81 (10.48%) Python
5 77 (9.96%) Ruby
6 65 (8.41%) JavaScript
7 29 (3.75%) C++
8 28 (3.62%) PHP
9 27 (3.49%) Scala
10 24 (3.10%) C
11 18 (2.33%) Perl
12 13 (1.68%) VBA
13 12 (1.55%) R
13 12 (1.55%) XPath
14 11 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.29%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.29%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.78%) VB
17 5 (0.65%) Tcl
17 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 200 (25.87%) Degree
2 163 (21.09%) ISEB
3 129 (16.69%) ISTQB
4 80 (10.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (5.43%) Security Cleared
6 14 (1.81%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
7 13 (1.68%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.65%) MBA
9 5 (0.65%) PMP
10 4 (0.52%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.13%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (50.58%) QA
2 28 (3.62%) GCP
3 22 (2.85%) SLA
4 12 (1.55%) SDET
5 10 (1.29%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.16%) HL7
7 5 (0.65%) DICOM
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.39%) Docker
4 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.42%) Puppet
3 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.39%) Ansible
5 2 (0.26%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 73 (9.44%) Oracle
2 39 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.49%) HP
4 15 (1.94%) VMware
5 10 (1.29%) Tableau
6 9 (1.16%) BT
6 9 (1.16%) Intel Security
6 9 (1.16%) SOASTA, Inc
7 7 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.78%) Adobe
9 4 (0.52%) Citrix
9 4 (0.52%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.52%) Google
9 4 (0.52%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.39%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.39%) IBM
10 3 (0.39%) Sybase
10 3 (0.39%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.39%) Yardi
11 2 (0.26%) SAP
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Beckenham
Capita plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Beckenham
Capita plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Holidays, Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
GeoPlace LLP
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago