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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 329 357 314
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -43
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 369 363 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.81% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.93% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 283 328 309
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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
37485 38962 42576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.14% 87.14% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32257 32517 35043
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +21 53 £40,000 -27.27% 13
Kingston Upon Thames +5 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Sidcup -1 3 £40,500 -
Croydon +1 2 £37,500 +120.58%
Upminster - 1 £57,500 -
Finchley - 1 - -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 433 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (48.60%) QA
3 262 (36.59%) Finance
4 233 (32.54%) Selenium
5 200 (27.93%) Degree
6 195 (27.23%) ISEB
7 194 (27.09%) Test Automation
8 175 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
9 171 (23.88%) Java
10 170 (23.74%) ISTQB
11 167 (23.32%) SQL
12 163 (22.77%) BDD
13 155 (21.65%) Manual Testing
14 149 (20.81%) Automated Testing
15 147 (20.53%) C#
16 144 (20.11%) Cucumber
17 141 (19.69%) SDLC
18 140 (19.55%) Scrum
19 123 (17.18%) User Acceptance Testing
20 122 (17.04%) .NET
21 118 (16.48%) Test Scripting
22 111 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
23 110 (15.36%) Regression Testing
24 103 (14.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 98 (13.69%) TDD
26 94 (13.13%) Automation Testing
27 84 (11.73%) Windows
28 81 (11.31%) Oracle
28 81 (11.31%) SQL Server
29 77 (10.75%) JIRA

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 8 (1.12%) Confluence
2 6 (0.84%) SAS
3 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.42%) CMS
4 3 (0.42%) IIS
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.21%) MS Office
3 8 (1.12%) Mingle
4 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.56%) MS Project
6 2 (0.28%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.28%) Maya
6 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Markit EDM
1 3 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.28%) Primavera
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.26%) SaaS
2 6 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.42%) GitHub
4 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) AdWords
5 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) Office 365
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.21%) Internet
2 11 (1.54%) HTTP
3 8 (1.12%) SSH
4 7 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.70%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.70%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.56%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.56%) Telnet
7 1 (0.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 29 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.12%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.98%) Big Data
8 7 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.84%) Power BI
10 5 (0.70%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.70%) JasperReports
10 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.28%) MySQL
13 2 (0.28%) Sybase ASE
14 1 (0.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 233 (32.54%) Selenium
2 144 (20.11%) Cucumber
3 77 (10.75%) JIRA
4 75 (10.47%) Git (software)
4 75 (10.47%) WebDriver
5 67 (9.36%) Jenkins
6 61 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 48 (6.70%) HP UFT
8 44 (6.15%) Visual Studio
9 43 (6.01%) SpecFlow
10 36 (5.03%) TeamCity
11 33 (4.61%) Subversion
12 31 (4.33%) Calabash
13 29 (4.05%) FitNesse
14 25 (3.49%) Appium
14 25 (3.49%) Hudson
15 24 (3.35%) JUnit
16 20 (2.79%) SoapUI
17 19 (2.65%) Maven
18 16 (2.23%) JMeter
General
1 262 (36.59%) Finance
2 60 (8.38%) Banking
3 38 (5.31%) Games
4 28 (3.91%) Retail
5 27 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.93%) Law
7 20 (2.79%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.37%) Legal
9 16 (2.23%) Marketing
10 12 (1.68%) Front Office
11 9 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (1.12%) Advertising
13 7 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.56%) Automotive
14 4 (0.56%) German Language
14 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.42%) Electronics
15 3 (0.42%) French Language
15 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.28%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 219 (30.59%) Analyst
2 165 (23.04%) Test Analyst
3 156 (21.79%) Tester
4 106 (14.80%) QA Engineer
5 92 (12.85%) Developer
6 62 (8.66%) Automation Tester
7 53 (7.40%) Test Engineer
8 52 (7.26%) QA Analyst
9 49 (6.84%) Software Tester
10 43 (6.01%) Automation Test Analyst
11 42 (5.87%) QA Tester
12 35 (4.89%) C# Developer
12 35 (4.89%) Test Leader
13 32 (4.47%) Test Automation Developer
13 32 (4.47%) Test Manager
14 31 (4.33%) Financial Analyst
15 30 (4.19%) Software Analyst
16 27 (3.77%) Manual Test Analyst
17 26 (3.63%) Consultant
17 26 (3.63%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (17.04%) .NET
2 69 (9.64%) Web Services
3 68 (9.50%) XML
4 42 (5.87%) HTML
5 39 (5.45%) Gherkin
6 38 (5.31%) REST
7 29 (4.05%) ASP.NET
8 27 (3.77%) SOAP
9 25 (3.49%) JSON
10 23 (3.21%) .NET Framework
10 23 (3.21%) RESTful
11 21 (2.93%) CSS
12 13 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
14 11 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (1.26%) HTML5
15 9 (1.26%) Velocity
16 7 (0.98%) Entity Framework
17 6 (0.84%) J2EE
17 6 (0.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 175 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 54 (7.54%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.07%) Client/Server
5 21 (2.93%) Mathematics
6 18 (2.51%) Blog
7 15 (2.09%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.09%) New Media
7 15 (2.09%) Physics
8 12 (1.68%) Derivative
9 10 (1.40%) iDTV
10 9 (1.26%) Spread Betting
11 8 (1.12%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.12%) Equities
12 7 (0.98%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (0.70%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.70%) Online Games
15 4 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (11.73%) Windows
2 66 (9.22%) Android
3 53 (7.40%) Unix
4 50 (6.98%) Apple iOS
5 39 (5.45%) Linux
6 6 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.56%) Solaris
7 4 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (27.09%) Test Automation
3 163 (22.77%) BDD
4 155 (21.65%) Manual Testing
5 149 (20.81%) Automated Testing
6 141 (19.69%) SDLC
7 140 (19.55%) Scrum
8 123 (17.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 118 (16.48%) Test Scripting
10 111 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (15.36%) Regression Testing
12 98 (13.69%) TDD
13 94 (13.13%) Automation Testing
14 75 (10.47%) Integration Testing
15 73 (10.20%) Functional Testing
15 73 (10.20%) Test Strategy
16 68 (9.50%) Test Management
17 66 (9.22%) Mentoring
18 64 (8.94%) System Testing
19 62 (8.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 171 (23.88%) Java
2 167 (23.32%) SQL
3 147 (20.53%) C#
4 53 (7.40%) Ruby
5 46 (6.42%) Python
6 43 (6.01%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.07%) C
8 21 (2.93%) PHP
9 19 (2.65%) C++
10 18 (2.51%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.26%) Perl
12 9 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.12%) R
13 8 (1.12%) VB
14 7 (0.98%) XPath
15 6 (0.84%) Scala
15 6 (0.84%) Tcl
15 6 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 200 (27.93%) Degree
2 195 (27.23%) ISEB
3 170 (23.74%) ISTQB
4 103 (14.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (4.61%) Security Cleared
6 17 (2.37%) ISEB Practitioner
7 12 (1.68%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.56%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.56%) MBA
10 3 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.28%) APMP
11 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.14%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 348 (48.60%) QA
2 17 (2.37%) GCP
3 14 (1.96%) SDET
3 14 (1.96%) SLA
4 13 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.54%) HL7
6 6 (0.84%) DICOM
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.42%) Docker
3 2 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.54%) Puppet
3 8 (1.12%) Ansible
4 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.56%) SCCM
6 2 (0.28%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 81 (11.31%) Oracle
2 66 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (2.51%) HP
4 10 (1.40%) VMware
5 6 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (0.84%) SAP
5 6 (0.84%) Xamarin
6 5 (0.70%) Bloomberg
6 5 (0.70%) FXall
6 5 (0.70%) MarketAxess
6 5 (0.70%) Tableau
6 5 (0.70%) Tradeweb
7 4 (0.56%) Apple
8 3 (0.42%) Adobe
8 3 (0.42%) Citrix
8 3 (0.42%) IBM
8 3 (0.42%) Sybase
9 2 (0.28%) Google
9 2 (0.28%) Rally
9 2 (0.28%) Twitter
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Orwell Group
Salary: Competitive salary + Equity (Share Options)
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits + expenses
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago