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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 333 282 288
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 363 493 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 1.00% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.20% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 328 309 342
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average 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
37920 41195 37356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.84% 83.69% 83.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31640 33911 31232
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +22 93 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Ealing - 7 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +10 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Romford - 3 £22,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £42,000 -
Teddington +6 1 £23,500 -
Uxbridge +1 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Croydon 0 1 £17,000 -59.03%
Sidcup -4 1 - -
Beckenham - 1 £26,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £45,000 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 402 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (45.59%) ISEB
3 351 (42.44%) QA
4 335 (40.51%) Finance
5 244 (29.50%) ISTQB
6 211 (25.51%) SQL
7 197 (23.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 188 (22.73%) Scrum
9 164 (19.83%) Banking
10 163 (19.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 158 (19.11%) C#
12 156 (18.86%) Selenium
13 151 (18.26%) Retail
14 141 (17.05%) Test Management
15 140 (16.93%) Java
16 127 (15.36%) Test Scripting
17 120 (14.51%) Degree
18 114 (13.78%) Test Automation
19 112 (13.54%) SQL Server
20 107 (12.94%) .NET
21 106 (12.82%) Microsoft
22 103 (12.45%) Automated Testing
23 98 (11.85%) Windows
23 98 (11.85%) BDD
24 92 (11.12%) JIRA
25 89 (10.76%) Aerospace
26 85 (10.28%) Oracle
27 84 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
28 82 (9.92%) TDD
29 80 (9.67%) Manual Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (1.93%) Confluence
2 14 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 13 (1.57%) Node.js
4 12 (1.45%) GlassFish
5 8 (0.97%) IIS
6 6 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.60%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.48%) JBoss
9 3 (0.36%) Apache
10 2 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.99%) MS Office
3 13 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.85%) GNU Octave
5 6 (0.73%) 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 (0.73%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.12%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.12%) Endur
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.93%) GitHub
2 12 (1.45%) SaaS
3 10 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.78%) Internet
2 16 (1.93%) HTTP
3 13 (1.57%) DNS
4 11 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.97%) VPN
6 6 (0.73%) Broadband
7 4 (0.48%) NAS
8 3 (0.36%) FTP
8 3 (0.36%) SAN
9 2 (0.24%) GSM
9 2 (0.24%) PSTN
10 1 (0.12%) Intranet
10 1 (0.12%) SSL
10 1 (0.12%) DVB
10 1 (0.12%) Firewall
10 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (2.54%) MySQL
7 19 (2.30%) MongoDB
8 16 (1.93%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.21%) QlikView
12 9 (1.09%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.97%) Redis
13 8 (0.97%) SSDT
14 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
15 6 (0.73%) BODI
16 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 156 (18.86%) Selenium
2 92 (11.12%) JIRA
3 84 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 76 (9.19%) Visual Studio
4 76 (9.19%) Cucumber
5 64 (7.74%) Jenkins
6 61 (7.38%) WebDriver
7 45 (5.44%) JUnit
8 38 (4.59%) QuickTest Pro
8 38 (4.59%) SpecFlow
9 35 (4.23%) Git (software)
9 35 (4.23%) FitNesse
10 33 (3.99%) SoapUI
11 32 (3.87%) TestNG
12 29 (3.51%) JBehave
13 25 (3.02%) JMeter
14 23 (2.78%) LoadRunner
15 21 (2.54%) Maven
16 18 (2.18%) Eclipse
16 18 (2.18%) Calabash
General
1 335 (40.51%) Finance
2 164 (19.83%) Banking
3 151 (18.26%) Retail
4 89 (10.76%) Aerospace
5 23 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.42%) Back Office
7 18 (2.18%) Games
7 18 (2.18%) Legal
7 18 (2.18%) Marketing
8 16 (1.93%) Retail Banking
9 15 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.69%) Advertising
11 7 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.60%) Automotive
12 5 (0.60%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.48%) Law
13 4 (0.48%) Front Office
13 4 (0.48%) Publishing
14 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 260 (31.44%) Analyst
2 180 (21.77%) Test Analyst
3 131 (15.84%) Tester
4 113 (13.66%) Test Manager
5 104 (12.58%) Consultant
6 100 (12.09%) Developer
7 74 (8.95%) Test Consultant
8 56 (6.77%) Test Leader
9 55 (6.65%) Senior Analyst
10 49 (5.93%) Software Tester
11 42 (5.08%) QA Engineer
12 41 (4.96%) Test Engineer
13 37 (4.47%) QA Analyst
14 33 (3.99%) Senior Test Analyst
15 32 (3.87%) Business Analyst
16 29 (3.51%) Java Developer
17 28 (3.39%) Lead Test Analyst
18 27 (3.26%) QA Tester
19 26 (3.14%) Junior
20 25 (3.02%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (12.94%) .NET
2 73 (8.83%) HTML
3 70 (8.46%) XML
4 53 (6.41%) Web Services
5 47 (5.68%) ASP.NET
6 30 (3.63%) CSS
6 30 (3.63%) Gherkin
7 29 (3.51%) JSON
8 23 (2.78%) RESTful
9 21 (2.54%) WCF
9 21 (2.54%) WinForms
10 19 (2.30%) SOAP
11 17 (2.06%) DOM
11 17 (2.06%) jQuery
12 16 (1.93%) Spring
13 15 (1.81%) .NET Framework
14 14 (1.69%) JSP
14 14 (1.69%) REST
15 13 (1.57%) HTML5
16 11 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 48 (5.80%) Open Source
3 31 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.90%) Derivative
5 19 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.30%) User Experience
6 18 (2.18%) Equities
7 17 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.57%) SWIFT
10 12 (1.45%) Online Games
10 12 (1.45%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.33%) iPhone
12 10 (1.21%) Replication
12 10 (1.21%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.97%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.85%) iPad
16 6 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.85%) Windows
2 38 (4.59%) Linux
2 38 (4.59%) UNIX
3 28 (3.39%) Android
4 27 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.85%) Windows Vista
6 7 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 7 (0.85%) Windows 8
6 7 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.48%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.48%) CentOS
7 4 (0.48%) Solaris
8 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (23.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 188 (22.73%) Scrum
4 141 (17.05%) Test Management
5 127 (15.36%) Test Scripting
6 114 (13.78%) Test Automation
7 103 (12.45%) Automated Testing
8 98 (11.85%) BDD
9 82 (9.92%) TDD
10 80 (9.67%) Manual Testing
11 79 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 76 (9.19%) PRINCE2
13 63 (7.62%) Test Strategy
14 60 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
15 59 (7.13%) Waterfall
16 58 (7.01%) E-Commerce
17 53 (6.41%) Regression Testing
18 52 (6.29%) Automation Testing
19 51 (6.17%) Project Management
20 47 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 211 (25.51%) SQL
2 158 (19.11%) C#
3 140 (16.93%) Java
4 73 (8.83%) JavaScript
5 42 (5.08%) Ruby
6 37 (4.47%) PHP
7 27 (3.26%) Python
8 17 (2.06%) Groovy
9 16 (1.93%) Scala
9 16 (1.93%) C++
10 14 (1.69%) C
11 13 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.21%) Perl
14 9 (1.09%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.09%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.97%) JPQL
16 7 (0.85%) R
16 7 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 377 (45.59%) ISEB
2 244 (29.50%) ISTQB
3 163 (19.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 120 (14.51%) Degree
5 48 (5.80%) ISEB Practitioner
6 9 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.73%) MCTS
7 6 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.73%) MCP
7 6 (0.73%) MCSE
7 6 (0.73%) CCNA
8 4 (0.48%) ACCA
8 4 (0.48%) CIMA
8 4 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.24%) MBA
9 2 (0.24%) HND
10 1 (0.12%) PhD
10 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (42.44%) QA
2 12 (1.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 52 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.73%) Puppet
3 4 (0.48%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.24%) Ansible
4 2 (0.24%) Salt
4 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.24%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 106 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 85 (10.28%) Oracle
3 43 (5.20%) HP
4 18 (2.18%) Apple
5 13 (1.57%) VMware
6 8 (0.97%) SAP
7 7 (0.85%) Sybase
7 7 (0.85%) Murex
7 7 (0.85%) Calypso
7 7 (0.85%) Informatica
8 6 (0.73%) Cognos
8 6 (0.73%) Cisco
8 6 (0.73%) Remedy
8 6 (0.73%) FFastFill
9 5 (0.60%) Sage
10 4 (0.48%) CA
10 4 (0.48%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.48%) Yardi
10 4 (0.48%) webMethods
11 3 (0.36%) ION Trading
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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