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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 328 252 251
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 342 544 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 1.14% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.34% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 283 291 357
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £29,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
37743 40558 37198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.44% 84.74% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31681 33634 30704
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +49 95 £55,000 +2.32% 20
Ealing -18 5 £55,000 +86.44%
Beckenham - 2 £31,250 - 1
Feltham - 2 £20,000 -
Croydon -4 1 £39,500 -18.13%
Isleworth - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £23,500 - 1
Greenwich - 1 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £34,000 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 330 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (44.11%) QA
3 266 (37.73%) ISEB
4 233 (33.05%) Finance
5 207 (29.36%) ISTQB
6 197 (27.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 174 (24.68%) SQL
8 166 (23.55%) Selenium
9 151 (21.42%) Degree
10 146 (20.71%) BDD
11 142 (20.14%) Test Scripting
11 142 (20.14%) Test Automation
12 140 (19.86%) Scrum
12 140 (19.86%) C#
13 139 (19.72%) Java
14 126 (17.87%) Test Management
15 113 (16.03%) Automated Testing
16 108 (15.32%) SDLC
17 105 (14.89%) TDD
18 104 (14.75%) .NET
19 102 (14.47%) Microsoft
20 101 (14.33%) Manual Testing
21 100 (14.18%) Cucumber
22 93 (13.19%) Windows
23 87 (12.34%) JIRA
24 80 (11.35%) Automation Testing
25 79 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
26 71 (10.07%) E-Commerce
26 71 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
27 70 (9.93%) Web Services

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (1.56%) Node.js
2 6 (0.85%) Confluence
3 5 (0.71%) SAS
4 4 (0.57%) IIS
4 4 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.57%) CMS
4 4 (0.57%) WordPress
5 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.28%) Apache
6 2 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.28%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.14%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 50 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.12%) MS Office
3 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.57%) MS Project
3 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.28%) Blender
4 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.43%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.28%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.14%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.14%) Endur
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 9 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (0.99%) SaaS
4 2 (0.28%) GitHub
4 2 (0.28%) IaaS
4 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.28%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.55%) Internet
2 13 (1.84%) HTTP
3 7 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.99%) DNS
4 6 (0.85%) Broadband
5 5 (0.71%) GSM
5 5 (0.71%) PSTN
6 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.28%) Intranet
7 2 (0.28%) Wireless
8 1 (0.14%) DVB
8 1 (0.14%) Firewall
8 1 (0.14%) SSL
8 1 (0.14%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) WAN
8 1 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.54%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.56%) MySQL
6 11 (1.56%) Redis
6 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.57%) QlikView
13 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 166 (23.55%) Selenium
2 100 (14.18%) Cucumber
3 87 (12.34%) JIRA
4 68 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 64 (9.08%) WebDriver
6 62 (8.79%) Jenkins
7 58 (8.23%) SpecFlow
8 47 (6.67%) FitNesse
9 44 (6.24%) JUnit
10 41 (5.82%) TestNG
10 41 (5.82%) Git (software)
11 40 (5.67%) JBehave
12 31 (4.40%) Visual Studio
13 23 (3.26%) JMeter
14 22 (3.12%) SoapUI
15 21 (2.98%) HP UFT
16 17 (2.41%) NUnit
16 17 (2.41%) Hudson
17 15 (2.13%) Maven
18 13 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 233 (33.05%) Finance
2 69 (9.79%) Banking
3 47 (6.67%) Retail
4 29 (4.11%) Back Office
5 23 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.26%) Games
6 21 (2.98%) Retail Banking
7 14 (1.99%) Legal
8 11 (1.56%) Front Office
9 10 (1.42%) Advertising
10 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.13%) Marketing
11 7 (0.99%) Online Betting
12 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.43%) Automotive
13 3 (0.43%) Billing
13 3 (0.43%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Local Government
14 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 225 (31.91%) Analyst
2 146 (20.71%) Tester
3 130 (18.44%) Test Analyst
4 84 (11.91%) Developer
5 75 (10.64%) Test Manager
6 61 (8.65%) QA Analyst
7 60 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
8 57 (8.09%) Software Tester
9 53 (7.52%) QA Engineer
10 50 (7.09%) QA Tester
11 48 (6.81%) Test Leader
12 40 (5.67%) Consultant
13 39 (5.53%) Software Engineer
14 29 (4.11%) Business Analyst
14 29 (4.11%) Test Engineer
15 25 (3.55%) Senior Test Analyst
16 23 (3.26%) Java Developer
16 23 (3.26%) Junior
16 23 (3.26%) Senior QA Analyst
17 22 (3.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (14.75%) .NET
2 70 (9.93%) Web Services
3 54 (7.66%) XML
4 53 (7.52%) HTML
5 43 (6.10%) Gherkin
6 41 (5.82%) ASP.NET
7 31 (4.40%) CSS
8 20 (2.84%) HTML5
9 19 (2.70%) REST
10 17 (2.41%) Spring
11 15 (2.13%) .NET Framework
11 15 (2.13%) WCF
11 15 (2.13%) jQuery
12 13 (1.84%) SOAP
13 12 (1.70%) FIX Protocol
14 11 (1.56%) RESTful
14 11 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (1.56%) Entity Framework
15 9 (1.28%) Guice
15 9 (1.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 40 (5.67%) Client/Server
4 38 (5.39%) Derivative
5 36 (5.11%) Equities
6 35 (4.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (4.96%) Mobile App
7 34 (4.82%) Fixed Income
8 22 (3.12%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.99%) User Experience
10 13 (1.84%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.84%) SWIFT
10 13 (1.84%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.70%) Online Games
12 11 (1.56%) Data Integration
13 10 (1.42%) Replication
14 6 (0.85%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.71%) VHDL
15 5 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (13.19%) Windows
2 46 (6.52%) Linux
3 21 (2.98%) Android
4 19 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.28%) UNIX
6 8 (1.13%) Windows Vista
6 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.13%) Windows XP
6 8 (1.13%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.28%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (27.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 146 (20.71%) BDD
4 142 (20.14%) Test Automation
4 142 (20.14%) Test Scripting
5 140 (19.86%) Scrum
6 126 (17.87%) Test Management
7 113 (16.03%) Automated Testing
8 108 (15.32%) SDLC
9 105 (14.89%) TDD
10 101 (14.33%) Manual Testing
11 80 (11.35%) Automation Testing
12 71 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 71 (10.07%) E-Commerce
13 70 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (7.94%) PRINCE2
15 55 (7.80%) Regression Testing
16 46 (6.52%) Waterfall
17 43 (6.10%) Open Source
18 42 (5.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 174 (24.68%) SQL
2 140 (19.86%) C#
3 139 (19.72%) Java
4 50 (7.09%) JavaScript
5 39 (5.53%) C++
6 33 (4.68%) Ruby
7 23 (3.26%) Python
8 17 (2.41%) C
9 16 (2.27%) Groovy
10 15 (2.13%) Scala
10 15 (2.13%) PHP
11 9 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.99%) ActionScript
14 6 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.57%) VBA
15 4 (0.57%) VBScript
16 3 (0.43%) VB
16 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 266 (37.73%) ISEB
2 207 (29.36%) ISTQB
3 151 (21.42%) Degree
4 63 (8.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 41 (5.82%) Security Cleared
6 38 (5.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 34 (4.82%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.57%) PhD
10 2 (0.28%) MBA
10 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ACCA
11 1 (0.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (44.11%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) SLA
3 2 (0.28%) GCP
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.70%) Puppet
3 8 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.13%) Ansible
3 8 (1.13%) Salt
4 6 (0.85%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.28%) Nagios
5 2 (0.28%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.28%) Jitterbit
5 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 102 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 69 (9.79%) Oracle
3 22 (3.12%) HP
4 12 (1.70%) SAP
4 12 (1.70%) VMware
5 7 (0.99%) IBM
6 6 (0.85%) Charles River
6 6 (0.85%) Wall Street Systems
7 5 (0.71%) Infor
7 5 (0.71%) Sun
7 5 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.71%) Fujitsu
8 4 (0.57%) GoldenSource
8 4 (0.57%) Apple
8 4 (0.57%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.57%) Sage
8 4 (0.57%) Sybase
8 4 (0.57%) Yardi
9 3 (0.43%) Cognos
9 3 (0.43%) Murex
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £63000 - £66000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acutest
Salary: Competitive + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago