The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 285 269 287
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 498 439 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.00% 0.97% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.18% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 317 342 434
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40605 37072 44333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 81.82% 81.57% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33285 30911 38113
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 109 £52,000 +22.35% 13
Croydon +2 10 £41,500 -24.54% 1
Docklands, London - 7 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf - 7 £70,000 -
Chessington - 4 £42,500 -
Ealing +5 3 £47,500 -
Bromley -20 3 £40,000 -
Sidcup - 3 £41,000 -
Wimbledon - 3 £20,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £30,000 -
Harrow - 1 £32,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 500 (52.63%) QA
2 444 (46.74%) Finance
3 405 (42.63%) ISEB
4 336 (35.37%) SQL
5 258 (27.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 257 (27.05%) ISTQB
7 216 (22.74%) Test Scripting
8 187 (19.68%) Retail
9 177 (18.63%) Java
10 176 (18.53%) Test Management
11 174 (18.32%) Scrum
12 168 (17.68%) Selenium
13 167 (17.58%) Degree
13 167 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
14 139 (14.63%) Microsoft
15 135 (14.21%) HP
15 135 (14.21%) HP Quality Center
16 130 (13.68%) Test Automation
17 126 (13.26%) Automated Testing
18 122 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 120 (12.63%) SQL Server
19 120 (12.63%) Performance Testing
20 119 (12.53%) Oracle
21 115 (12.11%) C#
22 113 (11.89%) PRINCE2
23 103 (10.84%) MS Excel
24 98 (10.32%) XML
25 97 (10.21%) .NET
26 92 (9.68%) Manual Testing
27 89 (9.37%) JIRA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 31 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.95%) IIS
3 26 (2.74%) LiveLink
4 22 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.89%) Confluence
6 10 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.95%) Apache
8 5 (0.53%) Commerce Server
8 5 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (0.42%) CMS
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.32%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.21%) Drupal
12 1 (0.11%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.11%) Jetty
Applications
1 103 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.68%) MS Office
3 16 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Maya
6 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.11%) Simulink
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (2.42%) JDE OneWorld
2 15 (1.58%) Magento
3 12 (1.26%) SAP FI
3 12 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (1.26%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.95%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.63%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.53%) Fredhopper
7 4 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
8 3 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
8 3 (0.32%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.21%) Agresso
9 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.21%) GoldMine
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.11%) Beauchamp
10 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.16%) Internet
2 19 (2.00%) HTTP
3 15 (1.58%) LTE
4 14 (1.47%) 4G
5 12 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.63%) 3G
7 5 (0.53%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.42%) DNS
9 3 (0.32%) Wireless
10 2 (0.21%) GSM
10 2 (0.21%) Intranet
10 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.11%) SIGTRAN
11 1 (0.11%) SS7
11 1 (0.11%) SCCP
11 1 (0.11%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.11%) UMTS
11 1 (0.11%) CDMA
11 1 (0.11%) DHCP
11 1 (0.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (5.37%) Relational Database
4 43 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (3.58%) Oracle Database
7 31 (3.26%) MySQL
8 28 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (2.11%) DataStage
10 16 (1.68%) CouchDB
11 15 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.16%) Big Data
14 10 (1.05%) DB2
15 8 (0.84%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (0.74%) SQLPlus
17 6 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
18 5 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 168 (17.68%) Selenium
2 89 (9.37%) JIRA
3 59 (6.21%) QuickTest Pro
4 58 (6.11%) WebDriver
5 51 (5.37%) LoadRunner
6 40 (4.21%) Cucumber
7 37 (3.89%) Jenkins
8 34 (3.58%) FitNesse
8 34 (3.58%) Toad
9 31 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (3.05%) Visual Studio
11 28 (2.95%) JMeter
12 23 (2.42%) SoapUI
13 21 (2.21%) Bugzilla
14 20 (2.11%) TestDirector
15 19 (2.00%) WinRunner
15 19 (2.00%) Eclipse
15 19 (2.00%) PVCS
16 18 (1.89%) JUnit
17 16 (1.68%) Subversion
General
1 444 (46.74%) Finance
2 187 (19.68%) Retail
3 83 (8.74%) Games
4 72 (7.58%) Banking
5 68 (7.16%) Telecoms
6 50 (5.26%) Publishing
7 36 (3.79%) Back Office
8 35 (3.68%) Marketing
9 27 (2.84%) Investment Banking
10 19 (2.00%) Billing
11 18 (1.89%) Law
12 16 (1.68%) Front Office
13 15 (1.58%) Advertising
14 14 (1.47%) Financial Institution
15 10 (1.05%) Legal
16 7 (0.74%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
18 2 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 308 (32.42%) Analyst
2 239 (25.16%) Test Analyst
3 207 (21.79%) Tester
4 160 (16.84%) Test Manager
5 78 (8.21%) Test Engineer
6 68 (7.16%) QA Tester
7 57 (6.00%) Developer
8 54 (5.68%) Software Tester
9 48 (5.05%) Test Leader
10 46 (4.84%) Consultant
11 44 (4.63%) QA Analyst
12 40 (4.21%) Programme Test Manager
12 40 (4.21%) Programme Manager
13 38 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
14 33 (3.47%) Graduate
14 33 (3.47%) Senior Test Analyst
14 33 (3.47%) Lead Tester
15 32 (3.37%) QA Engineer
16 29 (3.05%) Junior
16 29 (3.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (10.32%) XML
2 97 (10.21%) .NET
3 68 (7.16%) HTML
4 45 (4.74%) SOAP
5 44 (4.63%) Web Services
6 35 (3.68%) CSS
7 30 (3.16%) ASP.NET
8 26 (2.74%) Spring
9 25 (2.63%) JSON
9 25 (2.63%) REST
10 24 (2.53%) WCF
11 18 (1.89%) JDBC
12 15 (1.58%) .NET Framework
13 14 (1.47%) HTML5
14 13 (1.37%) XML Messaging
15 12 (1.26%) Gherkin
15 12 (1.26%) Ajax
16 11 (1.16%) WPF
17 10 (1.05%) LINQ
18 9 (0.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.32%) Open Source
2 48 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.21%) Derivative
4 35 (3.68%) Mobile App
5 26 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.53%) Fixed Income
7 20 (2.11%) Equities
8 17 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.68%) Spread Betting
10 15 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.58%) SWIFT
11 13 (1.37%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.16%) iPad
13 11 (1.16%) iPhone
14 10 (1.05%) Mainframe
14 10 (1.05%) Blackberry
15 9 (0.95%) AS400
16 8 (0.84%) Online Games
17 7 (0.74%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 83 (8.74%) Windows
2 73 (7.68%) Linux
3 54 (5.68%) UNIX
4 42 (4.42%) Android
5 38 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.95%) VMS
9 8 (0.84%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.42%) AIX
11 4 (0.42%) HPUX
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.11%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (27.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 216 (22.74%) Test Scripting
3 176 (18.53%) Test Management
4 174 (18.32%) Scrum
5 167 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (13.68%) Test Automation
7 126 (13.26%) Automated Testing
8 122 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 120 (12.63%) Performance Testing
10 113 (11.89%) PRINCE2
11 92 (9.68%) Manual Testing
12 88 (9.26%) TDD
13 87 (9.16%) Project Management
14 83 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
15 72 (7.58%) ETL
16 71 (7.47%) Regression Testing
17 67 (7.05%) BDD
18 66 (6.95%) E-Commerce
19 64 (6.74%) System Testing
20 63 (6.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 336 (35.37%) SQL
2 177 (18.63%) Java
3 115 (12.11%) C#
4 85 (8.95%) JavaScript
5 58 (6.11%) Python
6 50 (5.26%) Ruby
7 44 (4.63%) PHP
8 42 (4.42%) Shell Script
9 37 (3.89%) C++
10 24 (2.53%) Perl
11 19 (2.00%) C
12 17 (1.79%) VBScript
13 16 (1.68%) Scala
14 13 (1.37%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.05%) F#
15 10 (1.05%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.05%) VBA
16 8 (0.84%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.74%) VB
17 7 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 405 (42.63%) ISEB
2 257 (27.05%) ISTQB
3 167 (17.58%) Degree
4 82 (8.63%) Security Cleared
5 64 (6.74%) SC Cleared
6 24 (2.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 19 (2.00%) HND
8 18 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.37%) MCT
10 10 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.05%) CIPD
11 8 (0.84%) CITP
12 3 (0.32%) MCSE
12 3 (0.32%) PhD
12 3 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.21%) AAT
13 2 (0.21%) MCSD
13 2 (0.21%) ACCA
13 2 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 500 (52.63%) QA
2 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) Basel II
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.11%) Basel III
4 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (0.63%) VirtualBox
3 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 135 (14.21%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 139 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 135 (14.21%) HP
3 119 (12.53%) Oracle
4 46 (4.84%) Cognos
5 40 (4.21%) SAP
6 32 (3.37%) Atlassian
7 25 (2.63%) Informatica
8 21 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
9 15 (1.58%) Capita
10 12 (1.26%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.16%) Siebel
12 9 (0.95%) Charles River
12 9 (0.95%) webMethods
12 9 (0.95%) JD Edwards
12 9 (0.95%) Guidewire
13 7 (0.74%) VMware
13 7 (0.74%) IBM
14 6 (0.63%) hybris
14 6 (0.63%) Adobe
14 6 (0.63%) OpenLink
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £75 - £100 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 85k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fraser Munro IT Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Salary: £39000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SQS Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fidessa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago