Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer in Test was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 484 485 631
Rank change year-on-year +1 +146 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer in Test 257 363 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.53% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.56% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 178 278 201
London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £49,250 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £88,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -1.82%

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 51,968 64,679 70,514
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 95.28% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42,304 52,840 55,176
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,249 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +19 40 £70,000 +21.74% 6
West London +28 12 £62,500 +4.17%
South London -4 8 £50,000 +20.48% 3
East London - 1 £55,000 -
Developer in Test
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 224 (87.16%) Test Automation
2 214 (83.27%) SDET
3 182 (70.82%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (68.09%) Java
5 159 (61.87%) Selenium
6 129 (50.19%) C#
7 128 (49.81%) BDD
8 126 (49.03%) QA
9 115 (44.75%) Cucumber
10 89 (34.63%) WebDriver
10 89 (34.63%) TDD
11 82 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
11 82 (31.91%) API Testing
12 79 (30.74%) Jenkins
13 75 (29.18%) JavaScript
14 74 (28.79%) Software Engineering
15 62 (24.12%) Scrum
16 61 (23.74%) JIRA
17 58 (22.57%) SQL
18 57 (22.18%) Degree
19 56 (21.79%) Python
20 54 (21.01%) REST
21 51 (19.84%) Finance
22 50 (19.46%) .NET
23 49 (19.07%) Software Testing
23 49 (19.07%) SpecFlow
24 47 (18.29%) Git (software)
25 44 (17.12%) Open Source
25 44 (17.12%) Games
26 43 (16.73%) Gherkin

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 29 (11.28%) Confluence
2 22 (8.56%) IIS
3 8 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.62%) Azure
2 30 (11.67%) AWS
3 18 (7.00%) BrowserStack
4 16 (6.23%) SaaS
5 12 (4.67%) GitHub
6 10 (3.89%) GCP
7 7 (2.72%) G Suite
7 7 (2.72%) Office 365
8 4 (1.56%) Sauce Labs
9 3 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.78%) Slack
11 1 (0.39%) PaaS
11 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.72%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.33%) Redis
4 5 (1.95%) Blockchain
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.39%) KDB
6 1 (0.39%) MySQL
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 159 (61.87%) Selenium
2 115 (44.75%) Cucumber
3 89 (34.63%) WebDriver
4 79 (30.74%) Jenkins
5 61 (23.74%) JIRA
6 49 (19.07%) SpecFlow
7 47 (18.29%) Git (software)
8 37 (14.40%) JUnit
9 33 (12.84%) Appium
10 31 (12.06%) JMeter
10 31 (12.06%) NUnit
11 30 (11.67%) TeamCity
12 23 (8.95%) Bitbucket Server
13 20 (7.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (5.45%) SoapUI
15 13 (5.06%) Gatling
16 12 (4.67%) GoCD
17 10 (3.89%) Maven
18 8 (3.11%) Axure RP
18 8 (3.11%) Gradle
General
1 51 (19.84%) Finance
2 44 (17.12%) Games
3 38 (14.79%) Retail
4 11 (4.28%) Banking
5 3 (1.17%) Front Office
6 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.01%) REST
2 50 (19.46%) .NET
3 43 (16.73%) Gherkin
4 34 (13.23%) Web Services
5 29 (11.28%) JSON
6 24 (9.34%) XML
7 23 (8.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (8.95%) RESTful
8 22 (8.56%) ASP.NET
9 16 (6.23%) Node.js
10 14 (5.45%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.45%) SOAP
11 13 (5.06%) WebdriverIO
12 12 (4.67%) React
13 10 (3.89%) Jest
14 9 (3.50%) HTML
15 8 (3.11%) .NET Framework
15 8 (3.11%) CSS
15 8 (3.11%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (3.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (2.72%) Hedge funds
2 7 (2.72%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.33%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.56%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.56%) Smart City
5 3 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.17%) User Experience
6 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.73%) Windows
2 10 (3.89%) Linux
3 5 (1.95%) Unix
4 4 (1.56%) Android
4 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (87.16%) Test Automation
2 214 (83.27%) SDET
3 182 (70.82%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (49.81%) BDD
5 89 (34.63%) TDD
6 82 (31.91%) API Testing
6 82 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (28.79%) Software Engineering
8 62 (24.12%) Scrum
9 49 (19.07%) Software Testing
10 44 (17.12%) Open Source
11 42 (16.34%) OOP
12 40 (15.56%) SDLC
13 33 (12.84%) Computer Science
14 31 (12.06%) OO
15 30 (11.67%) Test Scripting
16 29 (11.28%) Scenario Testing
17 28 (10.89%) Agile Testing
18 26 (10.12%) DevOps
19 25 (9.73%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 175 (68.09%) Java
2 129 (50.19%) C#
3 75 (29.18%) JavaScript
4 58 (22.57%) SQL
5 56 (21.79%) Python
6 28 (10.89%) Ruby
7 27 (10.51%) PHP
8 21 (8.17%) PowerShell
9 18 (7.00%) C++
10 11 (4.28%) C
11 8 (3.11%) Java 8
11 8 (3.11%) Scala
12 6 (2.33%) ES6
12 6 (2.33%) ES7
12 6 (2.33%) ES8
13 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.56%) Go
13 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.78%) Groovy
14 2 (0.78%) Lua
Qualifications
1 57 (22.18%) Degree
2 15 (5.84%) SC Cleared
2 15 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.95%) ISEB
4 5 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.39%) AAT
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (49.03%) QA
System Software
1 37 (14.40%) Docker
2 22 (8.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.33%) Kibana
3 6 (2.33%) logstash
3 6 (2.33%) Marathon
3 6 (2.33%) Mesos
4 2 (0.78%) Ansible
4 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) Puppet
5 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (3.50%) Google
2 6 (2.33%) Adobe
3 5 (1.95%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 4 (1.56%) Apiary
5 2 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft