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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 339 270 245
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 346 487 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.78% 1.04% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.23% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 281 287 361
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
38080 39730 37673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.68% 84.63% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32190 32726 31226
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +52 89 £59,000 +4.88% 12
Ealing -25 5 £50,000 +69.49%
Croydon +5 2 £39,250 -18.65%
Feltham - 2 £20,000 -
Beckenham - 2 £31,250 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £23,500 - 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 331 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (46.58%) QA
3 234 (34.06%) ISEB
4 226 (32.90%) Finance
5 190 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 184 (26.78%) ISTQB
7 183 (26.64%) Selenium
8 176 (25.62%) SQL
9 158 (23.00%) BDD
10 154 (22.42%) C#
10 154 (22.42%) Test Automation
11 148 (21.54%) Scrum
12 147 (21.40%) Degree
13 139 (20.23%) Java
14 134 (19.51%) Test Scripting
15 120 (17.47%) Test Management
16 117 (17.03%) .NET
16 117 (17.03%) SDLC
17 110 (16.01%) Cucumber
18 109 (15.87%) Microsoft
19 106 (15.43%) TDD
20 102 (14.85%) Automated Testing
21 101 (14.70%) Windows
22 91 (13.25%) Web Services
22 91 (13.25%) Manual Testing
23 81 (11.79%) Automation Testing
24 76 (11.06%) JIRA
25 75 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
26 73 (10.63%) Banking
27 72 (10.48%) Computer Science

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (1.75%) Node.js
2 6 (0.87%) IIS
3 5 (0.73%) SAS
4 4 (0.58%) CMS
4 4 (0.58%) WordPress
5 3 (0.44%) Confluence
5 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.29%) Apache
6 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.29%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 54 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.77%) MS Office
3 3 (0.44%) MS Project
4 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.29%) Blender
Business Applications
1 8 (1.16%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Primavera
3 1 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.15%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (1.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 9 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (0.87%) SaaS
4 2 (0.29%) GitHub
4 2 (0.29%) IaaS
4 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.29%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.91%) Internet
2 9 (1.31%) HTTP
3 8 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.73%) DNS
4 5 (0.73%) GSM
4 5 (0.73%) PSTN
5 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.44%) SSH
6 2 (0.29%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.29%) Telnet
6 2 (0.29%) Broadband
6 2 (0.29%) Intranet
6 2 (0.29%) Wireless
7 1 (0.15%) DVB
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) SSL
7 1 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.15%) WAN
7 1 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.89%) MySQL
5 12 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.60%) Redis
6 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.31%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.58%) QlikView
12 4 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.58%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.58%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 183 (26.64%) Selenium
2 110 (16.01%) Cucumber
3 76 (11.06%) JIRA
4 70 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 66 (9.61%) SpecFlow
6 61 (8.88%) WebDriver
7 56 (8.15%) Jenkins
8 54 (7.86%) FitNesse
9 46 (6.70%) Git (software)
10 41 (5.97%) JUnit
11 40 (5.82%) JBehave
12 33 (4.80%) TestNG
12 33 (4.80%) Visual Studio
13 24 (3.49%) HP UFT
14 21 (3.06%) NUnit
15 20 (2.91%) JMeter
15 20 (2.91%) SoapUI
16 15 (2.18%) Maven
17 14 (2.04%) Subversion
17 14 (2.04%) Calabash
General
1 226 (32.90%) Finance
2 73 (10.63%) Banking
3 40 (5.82%) Retail
4 32 (4.66%) Back Office
5 24 (3.49%) Games
6 22 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.47%) Retail Banking
8 14 (2.04%) Front Office
9 11 (1.60%) Legal
9 11 (1.60%) Advertising
10 10 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.31%) Marketing
12 6 (0.87%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.44%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Local Government
15 2 (0.29%) French Language
15 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.29%) Automotive
15 2 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 212 (30.86%) Analyst
2 135 (19.65%) Tester
3 110 (16.01%) Test Analyst
4 93 (13.54%) Developer
5 72 (10.48%) QA Analyst
6 67 (9.75%) Senior Analyst
7 65 (9.46%) Test Manager
8 55 (8.01%) QA Engineer
9 50 (7.28%) Software Tester
10 49 (7.13%) QA Tester
11 44 (6.40%) Test Leader
12 34 (4.95%) Senior QA Analyst
12 34 (4.95%) Consultant
12 34 (4.95%) Software Engineer
13 25 (3.64%) Test Engineer
14 23 (3.35%) Business Analyst
15 22 (3.20%) Senior Test Analyst
15 22 (3.20%) Java Developer
16 21 (3.06%) Software Developer
16 21 (3.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (17.03%) .NET
2 91 (13.25%) Web Services
3 53 (7.71%) Gherkin
4 51 (7.42%) HTML
5 48 (6.99%) XML
6 44 (6.40%) ASP.NET
7 34 (4.95%) REST
8 29 (4.22%) CSS
9 22 (3.20%) HTML5
10 19 (2.77%) SOAP
11 17 (2.47%) jQuery
12 16 (2.33%) Spring
13 15 (2.18%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.89%) WCF
15 12 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (1.46%) Entity Framework
16 10 (1.46%) WinForms
17 9 (1.31%) Guice
17 9 (1.31%) RESTful
18 8 (1.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (10.48%) Computer Science
3 48 (6.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (6.84%) Client/Server
5 46 (6.70%) Equities
5 46 (6.70%) Derivative
6 44 (6.40%) Fixed Income
7 37 (5.39%) Mobile App
8 22 (3.20%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.18%) Mathematics
9 15 (2.18%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.75%) User Experience
11 11 (1.60%) iPhone
11 11 (1.60%) Contract for Difference
12 10 (1.46%) Online Games
12 10 (1.46%) Data Integration
13 9 (1.31%) SWIFT
14 8 (1.16%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.16%) Replication
15 7 (1.02%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 101 (14.70%) Windows
2 44 (6.40%) Linux
3 29 (4.22%) Android
4 24 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.02%) UNIX
6 5 (0.73%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.29%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 158 (23.00%) BDD
4 154 (22.42%) Test Automation
5 148 (21.54%) Scrum
6 134 (19.51%) Test Scripting
7 120 (17.47%) Test Management
8 117 (17.03%) SDLC
9 106 (15.43%) TDD
10 102 (14.85%) Automated Testing
11 91 (13.25%) Manual Testing
12 81 (11.79%) Automation Testing
13 64 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (9.32%) E-Commerce
14 57 (8.30%) Regression Testing
15 46 (6.70%) PRINCE2
16 45 (6.55%) System Testing
17 44 (6.40%) Software Engineering
18 42 (6.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 176 (25.62%) SQL
2 154 (22.42%) C#
3 139 (20.23%) Java
4 46 (6.70%) JavaScript
5 38 (5.53%) C++
6 31 (4.51%) Ruby
7 26 (3.78%) Python
8 18 (2.62%) PHP
9 15 (2.18%) Scala
10 14 (2.04%) C
11 12 (1.75%) Groovy
11 12 (1.75%) ActionScript
12 11 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.31%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.73%) VBA
14 5 (0.73%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.58%) VBScript
15 4 (0.58%) VB
16 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.44%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 234 (34.06%) ISEB
2 184 (26.78%) ISTQB
3 147 (21.40%) Degree
4 51 (7.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 45 (6.55%) Security Cleared
6 35 (5.09%) SC Cleared
7 32 (4.66%) ISEB Practitioner
8 11 (1.60%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.58%) PhD
10 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.29%) MBA
11 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.15%) ACCA
12 1 (0.15%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (46.58%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) GCP
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.44%) Docker
3 2 (0.29%) HDFS
3 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (4.80%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.89%) Puppet
3 8 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.16%) Ansible
3 8 (1.16%) Salt
4 6 (0.87%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.29%) Nagios
5 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.29%) Jitterbit
5 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 109 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 67 (9.75%) Oracle
3 24 (3.49%) HP
4 12 (1.75%) VMware
5 10 (1.46%) SAP
6 9 (1.31%) Charles River
6 9 (1.31%) Wall Street Systems
7 7 (1.02%) IBM
8 5 (0.73%) Sun
8 5 (0.73%) Infor
8 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.73%) Fujitsu
9 4 (0.58%) Telerik
9 4 (0.58%) GoldenSource
9 4 (0.58%) Yardi
9 4 (0.58%) Sybase
9 4 (0.58%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.58%) Sage
10 3 (0.44%) Apple
10 3 (0.44%) Cognos
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
BBC
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car
Posted: 23 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago