Period
to 19 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer in Test was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer in Test
England > London
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 476 500 655
Rank change year-on-year +24 +155 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer in Test 291 366 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.53% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.55% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 200 286 142
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 55,750 66,476 65,943
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 95.70% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45,483 54,536 55,333
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Developer in Test
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Developer in Test in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Test in London

Developer in Test
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Test in London.

Salary trend for Developer in Test in London

Developer in Test
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Test in London over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Test in London

Developer in Test
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Test within the London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +21 42 £65,000 +13.04% 16
South London -2 3 £65,000 +15.04% 1
West London +26 2 £50,000 - 2
East London - 1 £55,000 - 1
Developer in Test
England

Developer in Test Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, Developer in Test job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Developer in Test in the job title.

1 267 (91.75%) Test Automation
2 233 (80.07%) SDET
3 229 (78.69%) Java
4 221 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (64.95%) C#
6 174 (59.79%) BDD
7 168 (57.73%) Cucumber
8 163 (56.01%) Selenium
9 138 (47.42%) Jenkins
10 137 (47.08%) Finance
11 131 (45.02%) Continuous Integration
12 130 (44.67%) TDD
13 112 (38.49%) QA
14 101 (34.71%) Software Testing
15 98 (33.68%) JavaScript
16 93 (31.96%) Degree
17 91 (31.27%) WebDriver
18 89 (30.58%) Software Engineering
19 88 (30.24%) SQL
20 87 (29.90%) SpecFlow
21 85 (29.21%) API Testing
22 82 (28.18%) Open Source
23 80 (27.49%) Scrum
24 73 (25.09%) NUnit
25 70 (24.05%) SoapUI
26 66 (22.68%) .NET
27 65 (22.34%) Git (software)
28 64 (21.99%) SDLC
29 63 (21.65%) SQL Server
29 63 (21.65%) OO

Developer in Test Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 47 (16.15%) IIS
2 22 (7.56%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) Jetty
3 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.31%) G Suite
1 30 (10.31%) Office 365
2 27 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.78%) GitHub
5 8 (2.75%) BrowserStack
5 8 (2.75%) SaaS
5 8 (2.75%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.34%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.34%) NuGet
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.34%) Internet
1 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.03%) Blockchain
2 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.34%) KDB
3 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.34%) MySQL
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 168 (57.73%) Cucumber
2 163 (56.01%) Selenium
3 138 (47.42%) Jenkins
4 91 (31.27%) WebDriver
5 87 (29.90%) SpecFlow
6 73 (25.09%) NUnit
7 70 (24.05%) SoapUI
8 65 (22.34%) Git (software)
9 57 (19.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 49 (16.84%) Bitbucket Server
11 47 (16.15%) TeamCity
12 44 (15.12%) Appium
13 37 (12.71%) JUnit
14 34 (11.68%) JIRA
15 30 (10.31%) Buildbot
15 30 (10.31%) Ranorex
15 30 (10.31%) WATIR
16 25 (8.59%) JMeter
17 19 (6.53%) Gatling
17 19 (6.53%) Maven
General
1 137 (47.08%) Finance
2 53 (18.21%) Games
3 44 (15.12%) Retail
4 27 (9.28%) Banking
5 10 (3.44%) Back Office
6 6 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.72%) Electronics
8 4 (1.37%) Marketing
9 2 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (22.68%) .NET
2 61 (20.96%) REST
3 59 (20.27%) Gherkin
3 59 (20.27%) XML
4 54 (18.56%) JSON
5 50 (17.18%) Web Services
6 49 (16.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 42 (14.43%) RESTful
8 35 (12.03%) ASP.NET
9 32 (11.00%) CSS
9 32 (11.00%) HTML
9 32 (11.00%) SOAP
10 28 (9.62%) AngularJS
11 24 (8.25%) Node.js
12 21 (7.22%) HTML5
12 21 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (6.53%) WebdriverIO
14 10 (3.44%) Spring
15 9 (3.09%) React
16 8 (2.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.56%) Fintech
2 12 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.09%) Hedge funds
5 8 (2.75%) Equities
6 7 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.06%) User Experience
7 6 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.72%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.72%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.37%) BBC
10 3 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.03%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.34%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.18%) Windows
2 8 (2.75%) Android
2 8 (2.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Unix
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (91.75%) Test Automation
2 233 (80.07%) SDET
3 221 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (59.79%) BDD
5 131 (45.02%) Continuous Integration
6 130 (44.67%) TDD
7 101 (34.71%) Software Testing
8 89 (30.58%) Software Engineering
9 85 (29.21%) API Testing
10 82 (28.18%) Open Source
11 80 (27.49%) Scrum
12 64 (21.99%) SDLC
13 63 (21.65%) OO
14 60 (20.62%) Test Scripting
15 53 (18.21%) MVC
16 51 (17.53%) Agile Testing
17 50 (17.18%) User Stories
18 49 (16.84%) Scenario Testing
19 45 (15.46%) Computer Science
20 44 (15.12%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 229 (78.69%) Java
2 189 (64.95%) C#
3 98 (33.68%) JavaScript
4 88 (30.24%) SQL
5 59 (20.27%) Python
6 56 (19.24%) PHP
7 45 (15.46%) PowerShell
8 44 (15.12%) Ruby
9 43 (14.78%) C++
10 39 (13.40%) C
11 30 (10.31%) Scala
12 7 (2.41%) Groovy
13 6 (2.06%) Java 8
14 5 (1.72%) HiveQL
14 5 (1.72%) Perl
15 4 (1.37%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.37%) Lua
16 3 (1.03%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (31.96%) Degree
2 15 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.03%) ISEB
4 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) AAT
5 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (38.49%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) DO-254
System Software
1 47 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.72%) Grafana
1 5 (1.72%) Graphite
2 4 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (12.37%) Google
2 10 (3.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.72%) Dynatrace
3 5 (1.72%) MKS
3 5 (1.72%) New Relic
4 4 (1.37%) BT
4 4 (1.37%) McAfee
5 3 (1.03%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 3 (1.03%) Facebook
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle
6 2 (0.69%) Perforce
7 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.34%) Borland
7 1 (0.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.34%) Sun