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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / London
Rank 328 340 276
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -64
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 271 351 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.87% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.98% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 210 301 283
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
29815 35851 35661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.08% 88.48% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25171 30627 30107
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 £39,000 £40,000 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +10 38 £47,500 - 8
Chiswick - 10 £52,500 -
Bromley - 4 £30,000 - 1
Beckenham - 2 £25,750 -
Feltham - 2 £40,000 -
Greenford - 2 £57,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Wembley - 2 £30,000 -
Romford +11 1 £28,500 -18.57%
Hammersmith +4 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Barnet - 1 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £25,000 -
Paddington - 1 £39,000 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 430 (66.98%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (54.52%) QA
3 245 (38.16%) Selenium
4 196 (30.53%) Finance
5 194 (30.22%) SQL
6 183 (28.50%) Java
7 174 (27.10%) BDD
8 160 (24.92%) Scrum
9 155 (24.14%) Test Automation
10 146 (22.74%) Cucumber
11 142 (22.12%) C#
12 129 (20.09%) TDD
13 125 (19.47%) ISTQB
13 125 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
14 119 (18.54%) ISEB
15 114 (17.76%) Test Management
16 113 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
17 103 (16.04%) Degree
18 102 (15.89%) Manual Testing
18 102 (15.89%) User Acceptance Testing
19 96 (14.95%) XML
20 95 (14.80%) Linux
21 94 (14.64%) JIRA
22 91 (14.17%) Test Scripting
23 84 (13.08%) Mentoring
23 84 (13.08%) Functional Testing
24 81 (12.62%) Web Services
25 80 (12.46%) Banking
25 80 (12.46%) Automation Testing
26 77 (11.99%) .NET

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 19 (2.96%) IIS
2 14 (2.18%) Confluence
3 11 (1.71%) CMS
4 6 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (0.93%) Umbraco
5 5 (0.78%) Documentum
5 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.31%) Apache
Applications
1 40 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.61%) MS Office
3 28 (4.36%) MS Project
4 27 (4.21%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.21%) G Suite
1 27 (4.21%) Office 365
1 27 (4.21%) Slack
2 22 (3.43%) SaaS
3 15 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.31%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Google Play
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.36%) HTTP
2 9 (1.40%) DHCP
2 9 (1.40%) DNS
2 9 (1.40%) Firewall
2 9 (1.40%) VoIP
3 8 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.78%) Internet
5 3 (0.47%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.16%) DSL
6 1 (0.16%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) Multicast
6 1 (0.16%) RTSP
6 1 (0.16%) VLAN
6 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.97%) Relational Database
2 45 (7.01%) MySQL
3 41 (6.39%) SQL Server
4 35 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 27 (4.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 24 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.58%) HBase
8 22 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (2.02%) Data Mining
11 13 (2.02%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.02%) Redis
12 9 (1.40%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.47%) Big Data
15 2 (0.31%) OLAP
16 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 245 (38.16%) Selenium
2 146 (22.74%) Cucumber
3 94 (14.64%) JIRA
4 74 (11.53%) Git (software)
5 70 (10.90%) SoapUI
6 55 (8.57%) WebDriver
7 53 (8.26%) Jenkins
8 50 (7.79%) JMeter
9 45 (7.01%) JUnit
10 30 (4.67%) Appium
11 29 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (4.05%) Ranorex
13 25 (3.89%) WATIR
14 22 (3.43%) Hamcrest
14 22 (3.43%) jMock
15 21 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (2.80%) Buildbot
17 16 (2.49%) LoadRunner
17 16 (2.49%) NUnit
18 15 (2.34%) Maven
General
1 196 (30.53%) Finance
2 80 (12.46%) Banking
3 54 (8.41%) Games
4 46 (7.17%) Retail
5 35 (5.45%) Telecoms
6 32 (4.98%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.56%) Publishing
8 9 (1.40%) Turkish Language
9 8 (1.25%) Marketing
10 7 (1.09%) Back Office
10 7 (1.09%) Law
10 7 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.93%) Legal
11 6 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.78%) Military
13 4 (0.62%) Advertising
14 3 (0.47%) iGaming
15 1 (0.16%) Front Office
15 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 154 (23.99%) Analyst
2 136 (21.18%) Tester
3 103 (16.04%) QA Engineer
4 78 (12.15%) Test Analyst
5 77 (11.99%) Developer
6 75 (11.68%) Automation Tester
7 59 (9.19%) Consultant
8 56 (8.72%) Test Engineer
9 54 (8.41%) QA Tester
10 43 (6.70%) Test Manager
11 41 (6.39%) Test Consultant
12 39 (6.07%) Test Leader
13 38 (5.92%) QA Automation Tester
13 38 (5.92%) Selenium Tester
13 38 (5.92%) Senior QA Engineer
14 36 (5.61%) Selenium Automation Tester
15 33 (5.14%) C# Developer
15 33 (5.14%) Java Automation Tester
16 31 (4.83%) QA Analyst
17 29 (4.52%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (14.95%) XML
2 81 (12.62%) Web Services
3 77 (11.99%) .NET
4 60 (9.35%) RESTful
5 38 (5.92%) HTML
5 38 (5.92%) REST
6 23 (3.58%) ASP.NET
7 19 (2.96%) JSON
8 16 (2.49%) Gherkin
8 16 (2.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 16 (2.49%) Unity DI Container
9 13 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
9 13 (2.02%) JSON Schema
9 13 (2.02%) JSON-LD
10 12 (1.87%) WPF
11 11 (1.71%) CSS
11 11 (1.71%) WinForms
12 9 (1.40%) SOAP
13 7 (1.09%) Qt
14 6 (0.93%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 125 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 37 (5.76%) Mobile App
4 34 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.74%) New Media
6 17 (2.65%) Blog
7 16 (2.49%) Online Games
8 14 (2.18%) BBC
8 14 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.02%) Statistics
10 10 (1.56%) Life Science
10 10 (1.56%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.25%) Animation
13 7 (1.09%) Fintech
13 7 (1.09%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.93%) Derivative
14 6 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 95 (14.80%) Linux
2 61 (9.50%) Windows
3 58 (9.03%) Unix
4 28 (4.36%) Android
4 28 (4.36%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.02%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.16%) Debian
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (66.98%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (27.10%) BDD
3 160 (24.92%) Scrum
4 155 (24.14%) Test Automation
5 129 (20.09%) TDD
6 114 (17.76%) Test Management
7 113 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
8 102 (15.89%) Manual Testing
8 102 (15.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 91 (14.17%) Test Scripting
10 84 (13.08%) Functional Testing
10 84 (13.08%) Mentoring
11 80 (12.46%) Automation Testing
12 77 (11.99%) Defect Management
13 74 (11.53%) Test Strategy
14 68 (10.59%) Automated Testing
15 67 (10.44%) Performance Testing
16 64 (9.97%) SDLC
17 60 (9.35%) Kanban
18 56 (8.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 194 (30.22%) SQL
2 183 (28.50%) Java
3 142 (22.12%) C#
4 69 (10.75%) Python
5 64 (9.97%) JavaScript
6 53 (8.26%) Ruby
7 45 (7.01%) C
8 43 (6.70%) C++
9 27 (4.21%) Scala
10 21 (3.27%) PHP
11 11 (1.71%) Perl
12 6 (0.93%) ActionScript
12 6 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.62%) Groovy
14 4 (0.62%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.62%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.62%) XPath
15 3 (0.47%) SPARQL
16 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (19.47%) ISTQB
2 119 (18.54%) ISEB
3 103 (16.04%) Degree
4 56 (8.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (4.05%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.80%) ISEB Practitioner
6 18 (2.80%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.65%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.62%) CCNA
9 4 (0.62%) CEH
9 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.62%) CISSP
9 4 (0.62%) CSSLP
9 4 (0.62%) HND
9 4 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.31%) CIMA
11 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (54.52%) QA
2 26 (4.05%) SDET
3 16 (2.49%) SLA
4 13 (2.02%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.87%) GCP
6 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.93%) Docker
5 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.31%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (9.35%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (3.58%) Puppet
3 13 (2.02%) Grafana
3 13 (2.02%) StatsD
4 9 (1.40%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.93%) Ansible
6 5 (0.78%) Cacti
6 5 (0.78%) Graphite
6 5 (0.78%) Nagios
6 5 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (9.66%) HP
2 53 (8.26%) Oracle
3 36 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 28 (4.36%) Google
5 27 (4.21%) Siebel
5 27 (4.21%) Sun
6 16 (2.49%) VMware
7 13 (2.02%) BT
7 13 (2.02%) Intel Security
7 13 (2.02%) Splunk
8 9 (1.40%) Cisco
9 7 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.09%) SOASTA, Inc
10 6 (0.93%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.93%) Sybase
11 5 (0.78%) EMC
11 5 (0.78%) New Relic
11 5 (0.78%) Pega
11 5 (0.78%) SaltStack
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum & bonus and good company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London - Mornington Crescent
ASOS
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Free food, Pension, BUPA...
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago