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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 277 247 261
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 454 500 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.99% 1.13% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.35% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 279 347 469
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,100 £65,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
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
38463 36988 41300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.66% 83.51% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31622 30655 35509
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
(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 -38 54 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Chiswick +2 6 £42,500 -
Sidcup - 6 £41,000 - 2
Wimbledon - 4 £37,500 -
Croydon -5 2 £48,250 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Ealing +4 1 £29,500 -43.80%
Docklands, London +3 1 £70,000 +47.36%
Hayes - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 593 (58.19%) QA
2 468 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
3 459 (45.04%) Finance
4 379 (37.19%) ISEB
5 292 (28.66%) SQL
6 272 (26.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 211 (20.71%) ISTQB
8 192 (18.84%) Test Scripting
9 189 (18.55%) Retail
10 187 (18.35%) Selenium
11 182 (17.86%) Scrum
12 175 (17.17%) Java
13 173 (16.98%) Test Management
14 167 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 165 (16.19%) Degree
16 160 (15.70%) HP
17 147 (14.43%) SQL Server
18 145 (14.23%) .NET
19 143 (14.03%) Manual Testing
20 140 (13.74%) C#
21 137 (13.44%) Regression Testing
22 131 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
23 130 (12.76%) System Testing
24 128 (12.56%) Microsoft
25 127 (12.46%) TDD
25 127 (12.46%) Security Cleared
26 126 (12.37%) Test Automation
27 125 (12.27%) Automated Testing
28 124 (12.17%) Test Planning
29 118 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 39 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.86%) IIS
3 16 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
4 15 (1.47%) Confluence
5 11 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.79%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (0.79%) Commerce Server
9 7 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.59%) Drupal
10 6 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.59%) Node.js
11 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 88 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 75 (7.36%) MS Office
3 14 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.08%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.39%) Mingle
7 3 (0.29%) MS Project
8 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (3.73%) JDE OneWorld
2 31 (3.04%) SAP FI
2 31 (3.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 31 (3.04%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.79%) Fredhopper
4 5 (0.49%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.39%) Magento
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (0.29%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.29%) SAP FI-GL
6 3 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.29%) Summit
7 2 (0.20%) Endur
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.098%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.08%) SaaS
2 4 (0.39%) Office 365
3 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.098%) Taleo
5 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.098%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.43%) Internet
2 21 (2.06%) HTTP
3 19 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.47%) 3G
5 14 (1.37%) Intranet
6 11 (1.08%) VPN
7 10 (0.98%) DNS
8 9 (0.88%) Broadband
8 9 (0.88%) GGSN
8 9 (0.88%) SGSN
8 9 (0.88%) LTE
9 8 (0.79%) MVNO
10 6 (0.59%) Firewall
11 5 (0.49%) SAN
12 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.20%) SIGTRAN
12 2 (0.20%) SS7
12 2 (0.20%) SCCP
12 2 (0.20%) CDMA
12 2 (0.20%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 65 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (1.47%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.98%) MySQL
12 9 (0.88%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.79%) Big Data
13 8 (0.79%) OLAP
14 7 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.69%) QlikView
15 6 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
15 6 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 187 (18.35%) Selenium
2 108 (10.60%) JIRA
3 92 (9.03%) Cucumber
4 70 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (6.58%) Visual Studio
6 58 (5.69%) FitNesse
7 47 (4.61%) WebDriver
8 45 (4.42%) QuickTest Pro
9 39 (3.83%) JUnit
10 33 (3.24%) LoadRunner
11 32 (3.14%) Jenkins
12 31 (3.04%) SoapUI
13 27 (2.65%) Subversion
14 26 (2.55%) NUnit
15 25 (2.45%) Maven
16 23 (2.26%) JMeter
16 23 (2.26%) Robotium
16 23 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 19 (1.86%) Bugzilla
17 19 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 459 (45.04%) Finance
2 189 (18.55%) Retail
3 111 (10.89%) Banking
4 68 (6.67%) Marketing
5 61 (5.99%) Telecoms
6 54 (5.30%) Investment Banking
7 46 (4.51%) Games
8 38 (3.73%) Publishing
9 32 (3.14%) Advertising
10 17 (1.67%) Back Office
11 16 (1.57%) Legal
12 14 (1.37%) Law
13 12 (1.18%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.88%) Front Office
15 8 (0.79%) Billing
16 7 (0.69%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
18 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
19 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 247 (24.24%) Analyst
2 206 (20.22%) Consultant
3 184 (18.06%) Test Analyst
3 184 (18.06%) Tester
4 180 (17.66%) Test Consultant
5 143 (14.03%) Test Manager
6 112 (10.99%) Developer
7 80 (7.85%) QA Tester
8 60 (5.89%) Test Engineer
9 59 (5.79%) QA Engineer
10 50 (4.91%) QA Manager
11 46 (4.51%) QA Analyst
12 44 (4.32%) Junior
13 38 (3.73%) Software Tester
14 33 (3.24%) QA Test Manager
15 30 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
15 30 (2.94%) Software Developer
16 29 (2.85%) Senior Developer
17 27 (2.65%) Programme Manager
18 26 (2.55%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (14.23%) .NET
2 107 (10.50%) XML
3 82 (8.05%) HTML
4 73 (7.16%) Web Services
5 47 (4.61%) ASP.NET
6 44 (4.32%) REST
7 43 (4.22%) CSS
8 35 (3.43%) SOAP
9 31 (3.04%) jQuery
10 29 (2.85%) .NET Framework
11 28 (2.75%) HTML5
12 27 (2.65%) Ajax
12 27 (2.65%) J2EE
13 22 (2.16%) MDX
14 21 (2.06%) WCF
14 21 (2.06%) XML Messaging
15 20 (1.96%) RESTful
16 15 (1.47%) Gherkin
17 14 (1.37%) LINQ
18 13 (1.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (7.16%) Open Source
3 63 (6.18%) Computer Science
4 38 (3.73%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.63%) Derivative
6 30 (2.94%) User Experience
7 27 (2.65%) Fixed Income
8 23 (2.26%) Client/Server
9 22 (2.16%) Equities
10 19 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.77%) Mathematics
12 17 (1.67%) Management Information System
13 16 (1.57%) Blackberry
14 15 (1.47%) Market Risk
14 15 (1.47%) iPhone
15 13 (1.28%) Blog
15 13 (1.28%) Social Media
16 10 (0.98%) Spread Betting
16 10 (0.98%) Online Games
17 9 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 91 (8.93%) Windows
2 49 (4.81%) Android
3 46 (4.51%) UNIX
4 32 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 31 (3.04%) Linux
6 18 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.20%) CentOS
11 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.20%) Solaris
12 1 (0.098%) SUSE
12 1 (0.098%) Debian
12 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (26.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 192 (18.84%) Test Scripting
4 182 (17.86%) Scrum
5 173 (16.98%) Test Management
6 143 (14.03%) Manual Testing
7 137 (13.44%) Regression Testing
8 130 (12.76%) System Testing
9 127 (12.46%) TDD
10 126 (12.37%) Test Automation
11 125 (12.27%) Automated Testing
12 124 (12.17%) Test Planning
13 118 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 102 (10.01%) BDD
15 85 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
16 84 (8.24%) Automation Testing
17 83 (8.15%) Migration
18 82 (8.05%) Performance Testing
19 75 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
20 74 (7.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 292 (28.66%) SQL
2 175 (17.17%) Java
3 140 (13.74%) C#
4 82 (8.05%) JavaScript
5 65 (6.38%) Python
6 61 (5.99%) Ruby
7 47 (4.61%) PHP
8 41 (4.02%) VB
9 33 (3.24%) C++
10 21 (2.06%) VBA
11 20 (1.96%) C
12 14 (1.37%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.28%) ABAP
13 13 (1.28%) F#
14 11 (1.08%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.98%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.88%) VBScript
16 9 (0.88%) Groovy
16 9 (0.88%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 379 (37.19%) ISEB
2 211 (20.71%) ISTQB
3 167 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 165 (16.19%) Degree
5 127 (12.46%) Security Cleared
6 52 (5.10%) SC Cleared
7 22 (2.16%) DV Cleared
8 19 (1.86%) CTC Cleared
9 15 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
12 9 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.88%) CCNP
12 9 (0.88%) CCNA
12 9 (0.88%) HP ASE
13 8 (0.79%) MCSE
14 5 (0.49%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.39%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
15 4 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 4 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 593 (58.19%) QA
2 8 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.098%) WCAG
4 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.098%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 22 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.69%) vSphere
4 5 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.098%) qmail
6 1 (0.098%) Postfix
6 1 (0.098%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.098%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 131 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.098%) SCCM
3 1 (0.098%) Puppet
3 1 (0.098%) logstash
Vendors
1 160 (15.70%) HP
2 128 (12.56%) Microsoft
3 86 (8.44%) Oracle
4 52 (5.10%) SAP
5 40 (3.93%) IBM
6 20 (1.96%) VMware
7 16 (1.57%) Cognos
8 13 (1.28%) Tableau
9 10 (0.98%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.88%) hybris
11 8 (0.79%) Endeca
11 8 (0.79%) Adobe
11 8 (0.79%) Open Text
11 8 (0.79%) Charles River
11 8 (0.79%) ATG
12 7 (0.69%) Telerik
12 7 (0.69%) Hitachi
12 7 (0.69%) Veeam
13 6 (0.59%) Capita
13 6 (0.59%) Informatica
West London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum basic + bonus (up to 36%) +++
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Hunt 4 Staff
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + PRO RATA
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + On application
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 5k benefits package ontop
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 4 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36,000 - 46,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum - Exceptional Benefits and Environment
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 12 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 12 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago