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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 296 362 313
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -49
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 385 350 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.01% 0.79% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.90% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 292 280 280
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £63,050
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
34170 38982 39299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.84% 88.27% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29512 32907 32310
Median salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 55 £48,000 -20.00% 15
Chiswick - 7 £50,000 -
Bromley - 6 £30,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £40,000 -
Beckenham -5 3 £36,500 +16.80%
Surbiton - 3 £50,600 -
Greenford - 1 £57,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 492 (65.86%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (53.01%) QA
3 247 (33.07%) Selenium
4 233 (31.19%) Java
5 212 (28.38%) Finance
6 210 (28.11%) Scrum
7 207 (27.71%) BDD
8 173 (23.16%) C#
9 168 (22.49%) Degree
10 165 (22.09%) Cucumber
11 153 (20.48%) Test Automation
11 153 (20.48%) SQL
12 147 (19.68%) .NET
13 144 (19.28%) ISEB
14 142 (19.01%) Manual Testing
15 141 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
16 135 (18.07%) ISTQB
17 133 (17.80%) JIRA
18 126 (16.87%) Test Scripting
19 123 (16.47%) TDD
20 114 (15.26%) User Acceptance Testing
21 111 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
22 108 (14.46%) Automated Testing
23 107 (14.32%) Mentoring
24 102 (13.65%) Games
25 101 (13.52%) Functional Testing
26 100 (13.39%) Test Strategy
27 92 (12.32%) Test Management
28 89 (11.91%) Regression Testing
29 84 (11.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (1.74%) Confluence
2 11 (1.47%) SAS
3 8 (1.07%) IIS
4 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.54%) Xceptor
5 1 (0.13%) Documentum
5 1 (0.13%) Drupal
5 1 (0.13%) JCAPS
5 1 (0.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 52 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.68%) MS Office
3 7 (0.94%) MS Project
4 5 (0.67%) Mingle
4 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.67%) SPSS
5 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Primavera
1 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.87%) Google Apps
1 14 (1.87%) Office 365
1 14 (1.87%) Slack
2 11 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.20%) SaaS
4 8 (1.07%) GitHub
5 5 (0.67%) iTunes
6 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Google Play
7 1 (0.13%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.21%) Internet
2 20 (2.68%) HTTP
3 6 (0.80%) SSH
3 6 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.54%) DHCP
5 4 (0.54%) DNS
5 4 (0.54%) DSL
5 4 (0.54%) Firewall
5 4 (0.54%) VoIP
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.13%) Telnet
6 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.81%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.28%) MySQL
4 16 (2.14%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.61%) Big Data
7 11 (1.47%) HBase
7 11 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (1.47%) Power BI
8 7 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.67%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.54%) QlikView
12 3 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.40%) MS Access
12 3 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.27%) Qlik Sense
14 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 247 (33.07%) Selenium
2 165 (22.09%) Cucumber
3 133 (17.80%) JIRA
4 67 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 56 (7.50%) SoapUI
6 54 (7.23%) Git (software)
7 50 (6.69%) JUnit
7 50 (6.69%) WebDriver
8 39 (5.22%) Appium
9 35 (4.69%) JMeter
10 34 (4.55%) Ranorex
11 33 (4.42%) SpecFlow
12 28 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (3.48%) HP UFT
14 24 (3.21%) Maven
15 20 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (2.68%) NUnit
15 20 (2.68%) TeamCity
15 20 (2.68%) Visual Studio
16 19 (2.54%) Subversion
General
1 212 (28.38%) Finance
2 102 (13.65%) Games
3 69 (9.24%) Banking
4 59 (7.90%) Retail
5 50 (6.69%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.35%) Marketing
7 17 (2.28%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.47%) Back Office
9 9 (1.20%) Legal
10 8 (1.07%) Publishing
11 7 (0.94%) Advertising
11 7 (0.94%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.54%) Turkish Language
14 3 (0.40%) iGaming
14 3 (0.40%) Law
15 2 (0.27%) Automotive
15 2 (0.27%) Front Office
15 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 200 (26.77%) Analyst
2 128 (17.14%) QA Engineer
3 123 (16.47%) Test Analyst
4 113 (15.13%) Tester
5 75 (10.04%) Developer
6 70 (9.37%) Test Engineer
7 61 (8.17%) Consultant
8 54 (7.23%) QA Tester
9 50 (6.69%) Test Manager
10 49 (6.56%) Test Consultant
11 48 (6.43%) QA Analyst
12 46 (6.16%) Automation Tester
13 41 (5.49%) Automation Test Analyst
13 41 (5.49%) Software Tester
14 39 (5.22%) Java Engineer
15 36 (4.82%) C# Developer
16 28 (3.75%) GUI Developer
17 26 (3.48%) Agile Test Analyst
18 25 (3.35%) C# GUI Developer
18 25 (3.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (19.68%) .NET
2 48 (6.43%) XML
3 42 (5.62%) Web Services
4 33 (4.42%) HTML
5 28 (3.75%) Gherkin
6 23 (3.08%) WPF
7 21 (2.81%) CSS
7 21 (2.81%) RESTful
8 20 (2.68%) ASP.NET
8 20 (2.68%) WinForms
9 14 (1.87%) REST
9 14 (1.87%) Velocity
10 10 (1.34%) Buildbot
11 9 (1.20%) Qt
11 9 (1.20%) Spring
12 7 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (0.80%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.67%) Hibernate
14 5 (0.67%) Middleware
14 5 (0.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 141 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (8.03%) Mobile App
3 49 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.69%) Blog
5 20 (2.68%) New Media
6 17 (2.28%) Virtual Team
7 16 (2.14%) Online Games
8 15 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.74%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.61%) BBC
10 12 (1.61%) Life Science
11 10 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.07%) Fintech
12 8 (1.07%) Spread Betting
12 8 (1.07%) User Experience
13 7 (0.94%) Derivative
13 7 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.80%) Mobile Games
14 6 (0.80%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.10%) Windows
2 57 (7.63%) Linux
3 54 (7.23%) Android
4 51 (6.83%) Unix
5 38 (5.09%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.94%) Solaris
6 7 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (65.86%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (28.11%) Scrum
3 207 (27.71%) BDD
4 153 (20.48%) Test Automation
5 142 (19.01%) Manual Testing
6 126 (16.87%) Test Scripting
7 123 (16.47%) TDD
8 114 (15.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 111 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
10 108 (14.46%) Automated Testing
11 107 (14.32%) Mentoring
12 101 (13.52%) Functional Testing
13 100 (13.39%) Test Strategy
14 92 (12.32%) Test Management
15 89 (11.91%) Regression Testing
16 78 (10.44%) SDLC
17 74 (9.91%) Performance Testing
18 69 (9.24%) Automation Testing
19 61 (8.17%) Software Engineering
20 56 (7.50%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (31.19%) Java
2 173 (23.16%) C#
3 153 (20.48%) SQL
4 79 (10.58%) Python
5 71 (9.50%) Ruby
6 55 (7.36%) JavaScript
7 38 (5.09%) Scala
8 34 (4.55%) C
8 34 (4.55%) C++
9 29 (3.88%) PHP
10 11 (1.47%) Perl
10 11 (1.47%) R
11 9 (1.20%) VBA
12 8 (1.07%) ActionScript
12 8 (1.07%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.67%) VB
14 5 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 168 (22.49%) Degree
2 144 (19.28%) ISEB
3 135 (18.07%) ISTQB
4 84 (11.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (3.48%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.01%) ISEB Practitioner
7 13 (1.74%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.80%) PMP
10 5 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.67%) MBA
11 4 (0.54%) CEH
11 4 (0.54%) CISSP
11 4 (0.54%) CSSLP
12 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.13%) HND
13 1 (0.13%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (53.01%) QA
2 28 (3.75%) GCP
3 27 (3.61%) SLA
4 11 (1.47%) SDET
5 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.80%) Puppet
3 5 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (6.69%) Oracle
2 40 (5.35%) HP
3 29 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.54%) Google
5 17 (2.28%) VMware
6 14 (1.87%) SOASTA, Inc
7 12 (1.61%) BT
7 12 (1.61%) Intel Security
8 10 (1.34%) Tableau
9 5 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.67%) Citrix
10 4 (0.54%) Adobe
10 4 (0.54%) Cisco
10 4 (0.54%) Murex
10 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.40%) IBM
11 3 (0.40%) Siebel
11 3 (0.40%) Sun
11 3 (0.40%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.40%) Yardi
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bonus, and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum excellent Benefits & Bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus,pension, health etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-90,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Salary: plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
North London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago