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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 330 250 269
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 346 566 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.78% 1.16% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.37% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 301 302 346
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 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,845 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -
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
37708 41365 37406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.45% 84.78% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31658 34388 31121
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 £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +43 101 £52,500 - 18
Ealing - 3 £55,000 - 1
Feltham - 2 £20,000 -
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Teddington 0 1 £23,500 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £34,000 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £30,000 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 357 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (40.82%) QA
3 295 (38.97%) ISEB
4 249 (32.89%) Finance
5 217 (28.67%) ISTQB
6 199 (26.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 196 (25.89%) SQL
8 169 (22.32%) Selenium
9 158 (20.87%) Scrum
10 156 (20.61%) Java
11 148 (19.55%) C#
12 145 (19.15%) Degree
13 140 (18.49%) BDD
14 135 (17.83%) Test Automation
15 134 (17.70%) Test Scripting
16 131 (17.31%) Test Management
17 119 (15.72%) SDLC
18 114 (15.06%) Automated Testing
19 111 (14.66%) TDD
19 111 (14.66%) .NET
20 106 (14.00%) Manual Testing
21 105 (13.87%) Windows
22 102 (13.47%) Cucumber
23 98 (12.95%) Microsoft
24 93 (12.29%) JIRA
25 92 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
26 88 (11.62%) SQL Server
26 88 (11.62%) Banking
27 82 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
28 80 (10.57%) Oracle

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (1.59%) Confluence
2 11 (1.45%) Node.js
3 6 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.66%) SAS
5 4 (0.53%) JBoss
5 4 (0.53%) GlassFish
5 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.40%) CMS
6 3 (0.40%) WordPress
7 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.26%) IIS
7 2 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.26%) Smallworld
7 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 55 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.57%) MS Office
3 7 (0.92%) GNU Octave
4 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.53%) MS Project
6 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.26%) Blender
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Maya
8 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) Temenos T24
2 6 (0.79%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 3 (0.40%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 10 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (0.79%) SaaS
4 4 (0.53%) GitHub
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.70%) Internet
2 12 (1.59%) HTTP
3 8 (1.06%) DNS
4 7 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.79%) Broadband
6 5 (0.66%) GSM
6 5 (0.66%) PSTN
7 2 (0.26%) Intranet
7 2 (0.26%) Wireless
8 1 (0.13%) DVB
8 1 (0.13%) Firewall
8 1 (0.13%) WAN
8 1 (0.13%) LAN
8 1 (0.13%) VPN
8 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.45%) Redis
10 11 (1.45%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.45%) MySQL
11 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.66%) QlikView
13 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 169 (22.32%) Selenium
2 102 (13.47%) Cucumber
3 93 (12.29%) JIRA
4 82 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 65 (8.59%) WebDriver
5 65 (8.59%) Jenkins
6 58 (7.66%) JUnit
7 52 (6.87%) Visual Studio
8 50 (6.61%) TestNG
9 46 (6.08%) SpecFlow
10 41 (5.42%) JBehave
11 39 (5.15%) Git (software)
12 38 (5.02%) FitNesse
13 33 (4.36%) SoapUI
14 28 (3.70%) JMeter
15 24 (3.17%) HP UFT
16 18 (2.38%) NUnit
16 18 (2.38%) Hudson
16 18 (2.38%) Calabash
17 17 (2.25%) Maven
General
1 249 (32.89%) Finance
2 88 (11.62%) Banking
3 62 (8.19%) Retail
4 28 (3.70%) Back Office
5 22 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.91%) Retail Banking
6 21 (2.77%) Games
7 15 (1.98%) Aerospace
7 15 (1.98%) Legal
8 11 (1.45%) Marketing
9 9 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.19%) Advertising
9 9 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.92%) Online Betting
11 5 (0.66%) Front Office
12 4 (0.53%) Automotive
12 4 (0.53%) Law
13 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.40%) Billing
13 3 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (31.18%) Analyst
2 150 (19.82%) Test Analyst
2 150 (19.82%) Tester
3 92 (12.15%) Developer
4 83 (10.96%) Test Manager
5 59 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
6 58 (7.66%) Consultant
7 57 (7.53%) Software Tester
8 55 (7.27%) Test Leader
9 52 (6.87%) QA Engineer
10 50 (6.61%) QA Analyst
11 43 (5.68%) QA Tester
12 41 (5.42%) Software Engineer
13 35 (4.62%) Test Engineer
14 34 (4.49%) Business Analyst
15 29 (3.83%) Senior Test Analyst
16 28 (3.70%) Java Developer
17 26 (3.43%) Test Consultant
18 25 (3.30%) Software Developer
19 23 (3.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (14.66%) .NET
2 70 (9.25%) XML
3 68 (8.98%) HTML
4 63 (8.32%) Web Services
5 45 (5.94%) ASP.NET
6 41 (5.42%) Gherkin
7 32 (4.23%) CSS
8 23 (3.04%) WinForms
9 22 (2.91%) Spring
10 19 (2.51%) WCF
10 19 (2.51%) HTML5
11 18 (2.38%) RESTful
12 17 (2.25%) REST
13 16 (2.11%) jQuery
13 16 (2.11%) .NET Framework
14 15 (1.98%) SOAP
15 14 (1.85%) JSON
16 13 (1.72%) Entity Framework
16 13 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 36 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 31 (4.10%) Client/Server
5 29 (3.83%) Derivative
6 27 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (3.30%) Equities
8 24 (3.17%) Management Information System
9 21 (2.77%) User Experience
10 18 (2.38%) Fixed Income
11 13 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.72%) SWIFT
12 12 (1.59%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.59%) Online Games
13 11 (1.45%) Data Integration
14 9 (1.19%) Replication
15 7 (0.92%) iPhone
16 6 (0.79%) Algorithms
17 5 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
17 5 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 105 (13.87%) Windows
2 47 (6.21%) Linux
3 25 (3.30%) Android
4 19 (2.51%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.51%) UNIX
5 8 (1.06%) Windows Vista
5 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.06%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.06%) Windows 8
5 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.53%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (26.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 158 (20.87%) Scrum
4 140 (18.49%) BDD
5 135 (17.83%) Test Automation
6 134 (17.70%) Test Scripting
7 131 (17.31%) Test Management
8 119 (15.72%) SDLC
9 114 (15.06%) Automated Testing
10 111 (14.66%) TDD
11 106 (14.00%) Manual Testing
12 79 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 76 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
14 73 (9.64%) Automation Testing
15 71 (9.38%) PRINCE2
16 70 (9.25%) E-Commerce
17 58 (7.66%) Waterfall
18 54 (7.13%) Regression Testing
19 52 (6.87%) Test Strategy
20 48 (6.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 196 (25.89%) SQL
2 156 (20.61%) Java
3 148 (19.55%) C#
4 59 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 40 (5.28%) Ruby
6 37 (4.89%) C++
7 29 (3.83%) Python
8 21 (2.77%) PHP
8 21 (2.77%) Groovy
9 18 (2.38%) Scala
10 15 (1.98%) C
11 14 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.19%) MATLAB
12 9 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.06%) Perl
13 8 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.92%) R
15 5 (0.66%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 295 (38.97%) ISEB
2 217 (28.67%) ISTQB
3 145 (19.15%) Degree
4 74 (9.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 43 (5.68%) ISEB Practitioner
6 33 (4.36%) Security Cleared
7 29 (3.83%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.40%) PhD
9 2 (0.26%) MBA
10 1 (0.13%) HND
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ACCA
10 1 (0.13%) CIMA
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (40.82%) QA
2 7 (0.92%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) GCP
3 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (3.83%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.45%) Puppet
3 7 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.92%) Ansible
3 7 (0.92%) Salt
4 6 (0.79%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.26%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.26%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.13%) Nagios
6 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 80 (10.57%) Oracle
3 25 (3.30%) HP
4 15 (1.98%) SAP
5 10 (1.32%) VMware
6 8 (1.06%) Apple
7 6 (0.79%) FFastFill
7 6 (0.79%) Remedy
8 5 (0.66%) Infor
8 5 (0.66%) Sun
8 5 (0.66%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.53%) IBM
9 4 (0.53%) Sybase
9 4 (0.53%) Sage
9 4 (0.53%) Yardi
9 4 (0.53%) Hitachi
9 4 (0.53%) Tableau
9 4 (0.53%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.40%) GoldenSource
10 3 (0.40%) Fujitsu
London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago