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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 282 365 274
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -91
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 410 343 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.05% 0.78% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.88% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 311 280 289
Median salary £50,000 £50,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.49% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,950 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,538 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.32% -
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
35215 39010 41401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.78% 88.19% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30514 32843 34161
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +36 56 £52,500 -11.01% 15
Bromley - 6 £30,000 - 1
Beckenham +2 3 £36,500 +16.80%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £40,000 - 1
Surbiton - 2 £53,050 -
Chiswick - 2 £50,000 - 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 500 (64.85%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (51.10%) QA
3 244 (31.65%) Selenium
4 226 (29.31%) Java
5 224 (29.05%) Finance
6 211 (27.37%) BDD
7 201 (26.07%) Scrum
8 186 (24.12%) Degree
9 171 (22.18%) C#
9 171 (22.18%) Cucumber
10 167 (21.66%) Test Automation
11 154 (19.97%) SQL
11 154 (19.97%) ISEB
12 152 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
13 151 (19.58%) .NET
14 137 (17.77%) Manual Testing
15 136 (17.64%) ISTQB
16 131 (16.99%) JIRA
17 128 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
18 126 (16.34%) Test Scripting
18 126 (16.34%) TDD
19 118 (15.30%) Automated Testing
20 117 (15.18%) Mentoring
21 108 (14.01%) Test Strategy
22 100 (12.97%) Regression Testing
23 99 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
24 87 (11.28%) Games
25 85 (11.02%) Functional Testing
26 83 (10.77%) Jenkins
27 82 (10.64%) SDLC

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 12 (1.56%) Confluence
2 11 (1.43%) SAS
3 6 (0.78%) IIS
4 4 (0.52%) Xceptor
5 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
6 1 (0.13%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 48 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.98%) MS Office
3 12 (1.56%) Mingle
4 5 (0.65%) MS Project
4 5 (0.65%) SPSS
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.13%) Maya
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Primavera
2 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.04%) GitHub
3 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.78%) Google Apps
3 6 (0.78%) Office 365
3 6 (0.78%) Slack
4 5 (0.65%) iTunes
5 4 (0.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Google Play
6 1 (0.13%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.98%) Internet
2 18 (2.33%) HTTP
3 6 (0.78%) HTTPS
3 6 (0.78%) SSH
3 6 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.52%) DSL
5 3 (0.39%) DHCP
5 3 (0.39%) DNS
5 3 (0.39%) Firewall
5 3 (0.39%) 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 55 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.98%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 14 (1.82%) Big Data
6 11 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (1.43%) Power BI
7 9 (1.17%) MySQL
8 8 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.91%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.65%) HBase
11 4 (0.52%) QlikView
11 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.39%) MS Access
12 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 244 (31.65%) Selenium
2 171 (22.18%) Cucumber
3 131 (16.99%) JIRA
4 83 (10.77%) Jenkins
5 61 (7.91%) Git (software)
6 50 (6.49%) JUnit
6 50 (6.49%) WebDriver
7 44 (5.71%) SoapUI
8 40 (5.19%) Appium
9 36 (4.67%) HP UFT
10 35 (4.54%) SpecFlow
11 34 (4.41%) TeamCity
12 30 (3.89%) Ranorex
13 29 (3.76%) Maven
13 29 (3.76%) Subversion
13 29 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (3.63%) FitNesse
14 28 (3.63%) JMeter
14 28 (3.63%) Visual Studio
15 26 (3.37%) TestNG
General
1 224 (29.05%) Finance
2 87 (11.28%) Games
3 61 (7.91%) Banking
4 53 (6.87%) Retail
5 47 (6.10%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.76%) Marketing
7 14 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.04%) Back Office
8 8 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.04%) Legal
9 7 (0.91%) Advertising
9 7 (0.91%) Publishing
10 6 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.52%) Automotive
12 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.39%) Turkish Language
13 2 (0.26%) Front Office
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
13 2 (0.26%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 211 (27.37%) Analyst
2 131 (16.99%) Test Analyst
3 127 (16.47%) QA Engineer
4 116 (15.05%) Tester
5 81 (10.51%) Developer
6 80 (10.38%) Test Engineer
7 59 (7.65%) Consultant
8 49 (6.36%) Automation Tester
9 48 (6.23%) QA Analyst
10 45 (5.84%) Software Tester
10 45 (5.84%) Test Consultant
11 44 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
12 43 (5.58%) QA Tester
12 43 (5.58%) Test Manager
13 41 (5.32%) Java Engineer
14 32 (4.15%) C# Developer
15 25 (3.24%) Automation Engineer
15 25 (3.24%) GUI Developer
15 25 (3.24%) Test Automation Engineer
15 25 (3.24%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (19.58%) .NET
2 47 (6.10%) XML
3 44 (5.71%) Web Services
4 34 (4.41%) HTML
5 31 (4.02%) CSS
6 29 (3.76%) Gherkin
7 20 (2.59%) WPF
8 18 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 18 (2.33%) WinForms
9 15 (1.95%) REST
10 14 (1.82%) RESTful
10 14 (1.82%) Velocity
11 10 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (1.17%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.17%) SOAP
13 8 (1.04%) JSON
13 8 (1.04%) Spring
14 7 (0.91%) HTML5
15 6 (0.78%) Qt
16 5 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 152 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (8.95%) Mobile App
3 53 (6.87%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.54%) Blog
5 20 (2.59%) New Media
6 15 (1.95%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.56%) BBC
8 12 (1.56%) Life Science
8 12 (1.56%) Spread Betting
9 9 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.04%) Fintech
11 7 (0.91%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.91%) Derivative
11 7 (0.91%) Online Games
11 7 (0.91%) User Experience
12 6 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (0.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 80 (10.38%) Windows
2 62 (8.04%) Android
3 54 (7.00%) Unix
4 52 (6.74%) Linux
5 42 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.30%) Solaris
7 7 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (64.85%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (27.37%) BDD
3 201 (26.07%) Scrum
4 167 (21.66%) Test Automation
5 137 (17.77%) Manual Testing
6 128 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (16.34%) TDD
7 126 (16.34%) Test Scripting
8 118 (15.30%) Automated Testing
9 117 (15.18%) Mentoring
10 108 (14.01%) Test Strategy
11 100 (12.97%) Regression Testing
12 99 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 85 (11.02%) Functional Testing
14 82 (10.64%) SDLC
15 77 (9.99%) Test Management
16 75 (9.73%) Performance Testing
17 70 (9.08%) Automation Testing
18 58 (7.52%) Open Source
19 57 (7.39%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 226 (29.31%) Java
2 171 (22.18%) C#
3 154 (19.97%) SQL
4 80 (10.38%) Python
5 68 (8.82%) Ruby
6 65 (8.43%) JavaScript
7 32 (4.15%) PHP
7 32 (4.15%) Scala
8 31 (4.02%) C
9 30 (3.89%) C++
10 12 (1.56%) Perl
10 12 (1.56%) R
10 12 (1.56%) VBA
10 12 (1.56%) XPath
11 9 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.91%) ActionScript
12 7 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.91%) VB
13 5 (0.65%) Tcl
13 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 186 (24.12%) Degree
2 154 (19.97%) ISEB
3 136 (17.64%) ISTQB
4 82 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 38 (4.93%) Security Cleared
6 14 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 13 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.78%) PMP
10 5 (0.65%) MBA
11 4 (0.52%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.39%) CEH
12 3 (0.39%) CISSP
12 3 (0.39%) CSSLP
13 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.13%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 394 (51.10%) QA
2 28 (3.63%) GCP
3 27 (3.50%) SLA
4 12 (1.56%) SDET
5 7 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.65%) DICOM
6 5 (0.65%) HL7
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.78%) Puppet
3 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.39%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.13%) Ansible
5 1 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 58 (7.52%) Oracle
2 34 (4.41%) HP
2 34 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 21 (2.72%) VMware
4 12 (1.56%) BT
4 12 (1.56%) Intel Security
4 12 (1.56%) SOASTA, Inc
5 11 (1.43%) Google
6 10 (1.30%) Tableau
7 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.65%) Adobe
8 5 (0.65%) Citrix
9 4 (0.52%) IBM
9 4 (0.52%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.39%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.39%) Cisco
10 3 (0.39%) Cognizant
10 3 (0.39%) Murex
10 3 (0.39%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.39%) Yardi
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Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £40K +bonus +benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Package!
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Met Police
Salary: From £49,261 to £54,070 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago