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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 282 272 266
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 413 482 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.06% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.27% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 327 287 342
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £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
35998 38016 36575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.13% 83.68% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29996 31058 30564
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +20 97 £52,500 +1.94% 16
Sidcup +2 6 £30,000 -26.82%
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £30,000 - 1
Ealing -8 4 £60,000 +26.31%
Uxbridge +5 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Surbiton +1 2 - -
Romford - 2 £22,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £42,000 -
Croydon +5 1 £17,000 -66.16%
Beckenham - 1 £26,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 433 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (49.11%) ISEB
3 378 (44.84%) QA
4 360 (42.70%) Finance
5 255 (30.25%) ISTQB
6 228 (27.05%) SQL
7 218 (25.86%) Scrum
8 214 (25.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 204 (24.20%) Banking
10 189 (22.42%) Retail
11 175 (20.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 157 (18.62%) C#
13 152 (18.03%) Selenium
14 146 (17.32%) Java
15 135 (16.01%) Test Management
16 132 (15.66%) Aerospace
17 122 (14.47%) SQL Server
18 119 (14.12%) Test Scripting
19 118 (14.00%) Degree
20 109 (12.93%) Microsoft
21 107 (12.69%) .NET
21 107 (12.69%) Test Automation
22 102 (12.10%) Windows
23 95 (11.27%) Automated Testing
24 88 (10.44%) Manual Testing
25 85 (10.08%) BDD
26 84 (9.96%) JIRA
27 83 (9.85%) TDD
28 79 (9.37%) Oracle
29 77 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (1.90%) WebLogic
1 16 (1.90%) Confluence
2 14 (1.66%) GlassFish
2 14 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.42%) IIS
4 10 (1.19%) CMS
5 9 (1.07%) Node.js
6 6 (0.71%) Drupal
7 5 (0.59%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.47%) JBoss
9 3 (0.36%) Apache
10 2 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 60 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.15%) MS Office
3 14 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) GNU Octave
5 6 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.36%) MS Project
7 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.24%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) InDesign
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) Maya
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.71%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 3 (0.36%) Summit
3 2 (0.24%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.12%) Endur
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.02%) GitHub
2 14 (1.66%) SaaS
3 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.47%) ElastiCache
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.85%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.25%) DNS
3 16 (1.90%) VPN
4 15 (1.78%) HTTP
4 15 (1.78%) Internet
5 6 (0.71%) Broadband
6 4 (0.47%) NAS
7 3 (0.36%) SAN
7 3 (0.36%) FTP
8 2 (0.24%) Firewall
9 1 (0.12%) Wireless
9 1 (0.12%) DVB
9 1 (0.12%) DHCP
9 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (2.97%) MySQL
6 22 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.42%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.95%) SSDT
10 8 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.71%) Big Data
12 6 (0.71%) BODI
12 6 (0.71%) QlikView
12 6 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 152 (18.03%) Selenium
2 84 (9.96%) JIRA
3 77 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 76 (9.02%) Visual Studio
5 57 (6.76%) Cucumber
6 55 (6.52%) WebDriver
7 49 (5.81%) Jenkins
8 43 (5.10%) QuickTest Pro
9 35 (4.15%) SoapUI
10 34 (4.03%) JUnit
11 32 (3.80%) FitNesse
12 27 (3.20%) SpecFlow
13 25 (2.97%) Git (software)
14 24 (2.85%) LoadRunner
15 23 (2.73%) TestNG
16 21 (2.49%) JMeter
16 21 (2.49%) Eclipse
17 19 (2.25%) Maven
18 16 (1.90%) JBehave
19 14 (1.66%) Subversion
General
1 360 (42.70%) Finance
2 204 (24.20%) Banking
3 189 (22.42%) Retail
4 132 (15.66%) Aerospace
5 27 (3.20%) Marketing
6 23 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.49%) Games
8 17 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.02%) Back Office
9 13 (1.54%) Legal
10 11 (1.30%) Advertising
11 10 (1.19%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.59%) Automotive
14 4 (0.47%) Publishing
14 4 (0.47%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.36%) Billing
15 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.36%) Law
16 2 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 265 (31.44%) Analyst
2 204 (24.20%) Test Analyst
3 138 (16.37%) Tester
4 127 (15.07%) Consultant
5 116 (13.76%) Test Manager
6 103 (12.22%) Test Consultant
7 87 (10.32%) Developer
8 56 (6.64%) Test Leader
9 52 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
10 47 (5.58%) Software Tester
10 47 (5.58%) Test Engineer
11 37 (4.39%) Senior Test Analyst
12 33 (3.91%) QA Engineer
13 28 (3.32%) QA Tester
14 27 (3.20%) QA Analyst
15 26 (3.08%) Lead Test Analyst
16 24 (2.85%) Java Developer
16 24 (2.85%) Junior
17 22 (2.61%) Programme Manager
17 22 (2.61%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (12.69%) .NET
2 72 (8.54%) HTML
3 62 (7.35%) XML
4 46 (5.46%) Web Services
5 43 (5.10%) ASP.NET
6 30 (3.56%) JSON
7 25 (2.97%) CSS
8 21 (2.49%) jQuery
9 20 (2.37%) SOAP
9 20 (2.37%) WinForms
10 19 (2.25%) RESTful
11 18 (2.14%) WCF
11 18 (2.14%) Gherkin
11 18 (2.14%) DOM
12 16 (1.90%) JSP
13 15 (1.78%) .NET Framework
14 12 (1.42%) Ajax
14 12 (1.42%) REST
15 11 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (1.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.98%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 37 (4.39%) Open Source
5 25 (2.97%) User Experience
6 19 (2.25%) Derivative
7 17 (2.02%) iPhone
7 17 (2.02%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.54%) Online Games
9 13 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.19%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.07%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.95%) Replication
12 8 (0.95%) Equities
12 8 (0.95%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.95%) New Media
12 8 (0.95%) SWIFT
13 7 (0.83%) iPad
13 7 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 102 (12.10%) Windows
2 49 (5.81%) UNIX
3 38 (4.51%) Linux
4 30 (3.56%) Android
5 26 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.59%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.47%) CentOS
8 4 (0.47%) Solaris
8 4 (0.47%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (25.86%) Scrum
3 175 (20.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 135 (16.01%) Test Management
5 119 (14.12%) Test Scripting
6 107 (12.69%) Test Automation
7 95 (11.27%) Automated Testing
8 88 (10.44%) Manual Testing
9 85 (10.08%) BDD
10 83 (9.85%) TDD
11 77 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 73 (8.66%) Test Strategy
13 70 (8.30%) PRINCE2
14 59 (7.00%) Waterfall
15 57 (6.76%) E-Commerce
16 56 (6.64%) Automation Testing
17 55 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (6.17%) Project Management
19 48 (5.69%) ETL
20 47 (5.58%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 228 (27.05%) SQL
2 157 (18.62%) C#
3 146 (17.32%) Java
4 73 (8.66%) JavaScript
5 40 (4.74%) Ruby
6 35 (4.15%) Python
7 32 (3.80%) PHP
8 21 (2.49%) C++
9 15 (1.78%) C
10 14 (1.66%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.42%) Scala
13 11 (1.30%) Groovy
13 11 (1.30%) Perl
14 10 (1.19%) JPQL
15 9 (1.07%) MATLAB
15 9 (1.07%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.83%) VBScript
16 7 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 414 (49.11%) ISEB
2 255 (30.25%) ISTQB
3 214 (25.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 118 (14.00%) Degree
5 44 (5.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 13 (1.54%) MCTS
6 13 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.54%) MCP
6 13 (1.54%) MCSE
7 10 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.19%) CCNA
8 9 (1.07%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.47%) ACCA
9 4 (0.47%) CIMA
9 4 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.36%) MCITP
11 2 (0.24%) MBA
11 2 (0.24%) HND
11 2 (0.24%) AAT
11 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (44.84%) QA
2 10 (1.19%) SLA
3 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 64 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.47%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 109 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.37%) Oracle
3 58 (6.88%) HP
4 23 (2.73%) Apple
5 21 (2.49%) VMware
6 11 (1.30%) Cisco
7 8 (0.95%) webMethods
7 8 (0.95%) Remedy
7 8 (0.95%) Murex
7 8 (0.95%) Calypso
8 6 (0.71%) SAP
8 6 (0.71%) Cognos
8 6 (0.71%) Informatica
8 6 (0.71%) FFastFill
9 5 (0.59%) Sybase
10 4 (0.47%) CA
10 4 (0.47%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.47%) Citrix
11 3 (0.36%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.36%) ION Trading
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum £80K + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 plus discretionary
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago