The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 339 310
Rank change year-on-year -3 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 269 366 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.86% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.96% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 211 284 330
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 30506 38035 37341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.23% 89.73% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25597 32507 31158
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing 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 in London.

Salary trend for Software Testing in London

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing 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 29 March 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 +25 30 £55,000 +15.78% 21
Chiswick - 10 £52,500 -
Moorgate - 5 £40,000 -
Bromley - 3 £30,000 -
Orpington - 2 £30,000 -
Chessington - 1 £30,000 -
Feltham - 1 £40,000 -
Greenford - 1 £57,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £32,500 -
Wembley - 1 £30,000 -
Software Testing
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 378 (66.78%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (54.95%) QA
3 233 (41.17%) Selenium
4 179 (31.63%) Java
5 175 (30.92%) Finance
6 156 (27.56%) SQL
7 153 (27.03%) Cucumber
8 152 (26.86%) BDD
9 148 (26.15%) Test Automation
10 137 (24.20%) Analytical Skills
11 118 (20.85%) TDD
12 115 (20.32%) Scrum
13 112 (19.79%) C#
14 107 (18.90%) Web Services
15 106 (18.73%) XML
16 102 (18.02%) Linux
17 101 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
18 100 (17.67%) ISTQB
19 87 (15.37%) Automation Testing
20 86 (15.19%) JavaScript
21 83 (14.66%) ISEB
22 79 (13.96%) Mentoring
23 78 (13.78%) Test Strategy
24 77 (13.60%) Degree
25 76 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
25 76 (13.43%) WebDriver
26 74 (13.07%) Test Management
26 74 (13.07%) Python
27 72 (12.72%) SDLC
28 71 (12.54%) JIRA

Software Testing
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 24 (4.24%) IIS
2 17 (3.00%) CMS
3 14 (2.47%) Confluence
4 9 (1.59%) Apache
4 9 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.06%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.71%) Documentum
7 4 (0.71%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 33 (5.83%) MS Office
2 31 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 24 (4.24%) MS Project
4 23 (4.06%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.18%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.59%) G Suite
1 26 (4.59%) Office 365
1 26 (4.59%) Slack
2 23 (4.06%) SaaS
3 18 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.35%) GitHub
5 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.77%) HTTP
2 12 (2.12%) Internet
3 7 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.06%) DNS
5 5 (0.88%) DHCP
5 5 (0.88%) Firewall
5 5 (0.88%) VoIP
6 2 (0.35%) PBX
7 1 (0.18%) Intranet
7 1 (0.18%) Multicast
7 1 (0.18%) RTSP
7 1 (0.18%) VLAN
7 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.72%) Relational Database
2 41 (7.24%) MySQL
3 34 (6.01%) NoSQL
4 29 (5.12%) SQL Server
5 23 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (4.06%) Oracle BI EE
6 21 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (3.71%) HBase
6 21 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.47%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (2.30%) Data Mining
8 13 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.30%) Redis
9 11 (1.94%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.88%) OLAP
11 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.71%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 233 (41.17%) Selenium
2 153 (27.03%) Cucumber
3 76 (13.43%) WebDriver
4 71 (12.54%) JIRA
5 67 (11.84%) Git (software)
6 58 (10.25%) SoapUI
7 56 (9.89%) Appium
7 56 (9.89%) JUnit
8 55 (9.72%) Jenkins
9 53 (9.36%) JMeter
10 29 (5.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 23 (4.06%) Protractor
11 23 (4.06%) Ranorex
12 22 (3.89%) HP UFT
13 21 (3.71%) Hamcrest
13 21 (3.71%) jMock
14 19 (3.36%) Fiddler
14 19 (3.36%) WATIR
15 17 (3.00%) Buildbot
15 17 (3.00%) Maven
General
1 175 (30.92%) Finance
2 64 (11.31%) Banking
3 45 (7.95%) Retail
4 30 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.06%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.94%) Games
6 11 (1.94%) Law
6 11 (1.94%) Legal
7 9 (1.59%) Advertising
7 9 (1.59%) Publishing
8 8 (1.41%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.06%) Marketing
10 5 (0.88%) Turkish Language
11 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.71%) German Language
11 4 (0.71%) Military
12 2 (0.35%) Back Office
12 2 (0.35%) Billing
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 133 (23.50%) Analyst
2 118 (20.85%) Tester
3 98 (17.31%) QA Engineer
4 74 (13.07%) Developer
5 69 (12.19%) Automation Tester
6 64 (11.31%) Test Analyst
7 54 (9.54%) Consultant
8 49 (8.66%) Senior QA Engineer
9 48 (8.48%) Test Engineer
10 36 (6.36%) QA Tester
10 36 (6.36%) Selenium Tester
10 36 (6.36%) Senior Tester
11 32 (5.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 31 (5.48%) C# Developer
12 31 (5.48%) Java Automation Tester
12 31 (5.48%) Senior Automation Tester
12 31 (5.48%) Test Consultant
13 30 (5.30%) Java Engineer
14 29 (5.12%) Test Leader
15 28 (4.95%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (18.90%) Web Services
2 106 (18.73%) XML
3 57 (10.07%) RESTful
4 51 (9.01%) REST
5 44 (7.77%) .NET
6 40 (7.07%) HTML
7 28 (4.95%) JSON
8 25 (4.42%) Gherkin
8 25 (4.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 25 (4.42%) Unity DI Container
9 19 (3.36%) CSS
9 19 (3.36%) SOAP
10 16 (2.83%) ASP.NET
11 13 (2.30%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (2.30%) JSON Schema
11 13 (2.30%) JSON-LD
12 9 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (1.41%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.41%) Lucene
14 6 (1.06%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 137 (24.20%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 42 (7.42%) Mobile App
4 37 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.42%) Data Structures
6 18 (3.18%) New Media
7 16 (2.83%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.12%) BBC
9 10 (1.77%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.41%) Animation
12 6 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.06%) Fintech
12 6 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (0.88%) iPad
13 5 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.88%) User Experience
13 5 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 102 (18.02%) Linux
2 58 (10.25%) Windows
3 51 (9.01%) Unix
4 34 (6.01%) Android
5 32 (5.65%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.30%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.71%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (66.78%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (26.86%) BDD
3 148 (26.15%) Test Automation
4 118 (20.85%) TDD
5 115 (20.32%) Scrum
6 101 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (15.37%) Automation Testing
8 79 (13.96%) Mentoring
9 78 (13.78%) Test Strategy
10 76 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 74 (13.07%) Test Management
12 72 (12.72%) SDLC
13 67 (11.84%) Manual Testing
14 63 (11.13%) Test Scripting
15 62 (10.95%) Performance Testing
16 61 (10.78%) Defect Management
17 60 (10.60%) DevOps
18 59 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
19 55 (9.72%) Exploratory Testing
20 54 (9.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 179 (31.63%) Java
2 156 (27.56%) SQL
3 112 (19.79%) C#
4 86 (15.19%) JavaScript
5 74 (13.07%) Python
6 47 (8.30%) Ruby
7 40 (7.07%) C++
8 36 (6.36%) C
9 23 (4.06%) PHP
10 20 (3.53%) Scala
11 16 (2.83%) Groovy
12 13 (2.30%) Perl
13 6 (1.06%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.06%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.06%) VB
14 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.71%) XPath
15 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.53%) VBScript
16 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (17.67%) ISTQB
2 83 (14.66%) ISEB
3 77 (13.60%) Degree
4 33 (5.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (4.77%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.88%) CIMA
10 4 (0.71%) CCNA
10 4 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.71%) HND
10 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (54.95%) QA
2 37 (6.54%) SDET
3 13 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.59%) SLA
5 8 (1.41%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.88%) PMO
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.35%) MiFID
8 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.18%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (1.24%) Docker
2 5 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.35%) Firmware
4 2 (0.35%) XenApp
4 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (9.19%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (4.06%) Puppet
3 13 (2.30%) Grafana
3 13 (2.30%) StatsD
4 6 (1.06%) Ansible
5 5 (0.88%) Cacti
5 5 (0.88%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.88%) Graphite
5 5 (0.88%) Nagios
5 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (10.42%) Oracle
2 55 (9.72%) HP
3 42 (7.42%) Microsoft
4 26 (4.59%) Google
5 23 (4.06%) Siebel
5 23 (4.06%) Sun
6 14 (2.47%) SAP
7 13 (2.30%) Splunk
8 11 (1.94%) BT
8 11 (1.94%) Intel Security
8 11 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.59%) Pega
10 7 (1.24%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.24%) Sybase
11 6 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.88%) Cisco
12 5 (0.88%) New Relic
12 5 (0.88%) SaltStack
12 5 (0.88%) VMware
13 4 (0.71%) EMC
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £52,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: Flexible Holiday, Free Lunch!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: From £10,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive salary + Commission + be
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Private medical, Life assurance, Pen
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago