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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 323 376
Rank change year-on-year -63 +53  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 243 371 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.93% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.02% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 196 304 319
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.14% -  

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 33344 36271 39963
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.04% 90.64% 89.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26631 31401 33562
Median salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +17 56 £57,500 +15.00% 14
Chiswick - 5 £52,500 -
Wembley - 2 £23,750 -
Enfield - 1 £40,000 -
Greenford - 1 £57,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Software Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 312 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (53.97%) Test Automation
3 260 (51.59%) QA
4 197 (39.09%) Selenium
5 165 (32.74%) Finance
6 153 (30.36%) Java
7 130 (25.79%) Cucumber
8 128 (25.40%) BDD
9 105 (20.83%) ISTQB
10 100 (19.84%) C#
11 92 (18.25%) Web Services
12 91 (18.06%) Scrum
13 90 (17.86%) TDD
13 90 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
14 86 (17.06%) SQL
15 84 (16.67%) Degree
16 81 (16.07%) WebDriver
17 77 (15.28%) SDLC
18 74 (14.68%) JavaScript
18 74 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
19 66 (13.10%) Test Strategy
19 66 (13.10%) Linux
20 64 (12.70%) Jenkins
21 62 (12.30%) Appium
21 62 (12.30%) XML
22 59 (11.71%) Mentoring
23 58 (11.51%) User Acceptance Testing
24 57 (11.31%) Microsoft
24 57 (11.31%) Python
25 56 (11.11%) ISEB

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 19 (3.77%) IIS
2 13 (2.58%) CMS
3 10 (1.98%) Apache
4 8 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.19%) Confluence
5 6 (1.19%) EPiServer
6 5 (0.99%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Documentum
Applications
1 25 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.20%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.20%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.96%) BrowserStack
2 22 (4.37%) G Suite
2 22 (4.37%) Office 365
2 22 (4.37%) Slack
3 18 (3.57%) SaaS
4 11 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.19%) GitHub
7 5 (0.99%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.17%) HTTP
2 15 (2.98%) Internet
3 5 (0.99%) PBX
4 4 (0.79%) DNS
5 3 (0.60%) DHCP
6 1 (0.20%) FTP
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.56%) MySQL
3 20 (3.97%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (3.17%) HBase
5 15 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.59%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.19%) MarkLogic
12 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.99%) Big Data
13 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.99%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 197 (39.09%) Selenium
2 130 (25.79%) Cucumber
3 81 (16.07%) WebDriver
4 64 (12.70%) Jenkins
5 62 (12.30%) Appium
6 54 (10.71%) JIRA
7 53 (10.52%) JUnit
8 51 (10.12%) JMeter
9 48 (9.52%) SoapUI
10 31 (6.15%) Git (software)
11 26 (5.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 25 (4.96%) HP UFT
13 21 (4.17%) Protractor
14 20 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (3.97%) TestNG
15 19 (3.77%) Ranorex
16 18 (3.57%) Buildbot
16 18 (3.57%) NeoLoad
17 17 (3.37%) Fiddler
17 17 (3.37%) Maven
General
1 165 (32.74%) Finance
2 52 (10.32%) Banking
3 51 (10.12%) Retail
4 25 (4.96%) Legal
5 21 (4.17%) Law
5 21 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.78%) Advertising
7 11 (2.18%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.18%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.98%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.39%) Back Office
9 7 (1.39%) Billing
9 7 (1.39%) Marketing
10 6 (1.19%) Games
10 6 (1.19%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.19%) Publishing
11 5 (0.99%) Front Office
12 4 (0.79%) German Language
13 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 137 (27.18%) Analyst
2 105 (20.83%) Tester
3 77 (15.28%) QA Engineer
3 77 (15.28%) Test Analyst
4 60 (11.90%) Developer
5 57 (11.31%) Consultant
6 52 (10.32%) Automation Tester
7 45 (8.93%) Senior QA Engineer
8 34 (6.75%) Test Consultant
8 34 (6.75%) Test Engineer
9 33 (6.55%) Senior Tester
10 32 (6.35%) Financial Analyst
11 31 (6.15%) QA Analyst
12 29 (5.75%) Selenium Tester
13 28 (5.56%) Java Engineer
13 28 (5.56%) QA Tester
14 27 (5.36%) Selenium Automation Tester
15 26 (5.16%) Technical Consultant
16 24 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
17 23 (4.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (18.25%) Web Services
2 62 (12.30%) XML
3 49 (9.72%) REST
4 47 (9.33%) .NET
5 43 (8.53%) HTML
6 42 (8.33%) RESTful
7 33 (6.55%) Gherkin
8 27 (5.36%) CSS
9 22 (4.37%) SOAP
10 20 (3.97%) HTML5
11 19 (3.77%) JSON
12 18 (3.57%) jQuery
13 17 (3.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 17 (3.37%) Unity DI Container
14 15 (2.98%) React
15 13 (2.58%) AngularJS
15 13 (2.58%) Node.js
16 11 (2.18%) .NET Framework
17 10 (1.98%) ASP.NET
17 10 (1.98%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.53%) Computer Science
3 37 (7.34%) Mobile App
4 25 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (3.77%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.78%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.38%) New Media
9 11 (2.18%) User Experience
10 10 (1.98%) BBC
10 10 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.98%) Fintech
11 8 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.59%) Cybercrime
11 8 (1.59%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.59%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (1.39%) Verilog
12 7 (1.39%) VHDL
13 5 (0.99%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.10%) Linux
2 45 (8.93%) Windows
3 40 (7.94%) Unix
4 30 (5.95%) Android
5 26 (5.16%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.99%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.79%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (53.97%) Test Automation
3 128 (25.40%) BDD
4 91 (18.06%) Scrum
5 90 (17.86%) TDD
6 77 (15.28%) SDLC
7 74 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (13.10%) Test Strategy
9 59 (11.71%) Mentoring
10 58 (11.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 56 (11.11%) Performance Testing
12 54 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
13 53 (10.52%) Manual Testing
14 52 (10.32%) Exploratory Testing
15 46 (9.13%) Software Engineering
16 41 (8.13%) Test Scripting
17 40 (7.94%) DevOps
17 40 (7.94%) Waterfall
18 37 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
18 37 (7.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 153 (30.36%) Java
2 100 (19.84%) C#
3 86 (17.06%) SQL
4 74 (14.68%) JavaScript
5 57 (11.31%) Python
6 39 (7.74%) Ruby
7 34 (6.75%) C
7 34 (6.75%) C++
8 27 (5.36%) PHP
9 21 (4.17%) Scala
10 15 (2.98%) Groovy
11 6 (1.19%) Perl
11 6 (1.19%) VBA
12 5 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.99%) VB
13 4 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.79%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (20.83%) ISTQB
2 84 (16.67%) Degree
3 56 (11.11%) ISEB
4 48 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.59%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.39%) PhD
8 7 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.60%) CCNA
10 3 (0.60%) CIMA
10 3 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.60%) HND
10 3 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (51.59%) QA
2 9 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.79%) SEPA
4 3 (0.60%) PMO
5 2 (0.40%) MiFID
5 2 (0.40%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (0.99%) XenApp
1 5 (0.99%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.19%) Puppet
3 4 (0.79%) Grafana
3 4 (0.79%) StatsD
Vendors
1 57 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.55%) Oracle
3 25 (4.96%) HP
4 22 (4.37%) Google
5 18 (3.57%) SAP
6 12 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.98%) BT
7 10 (1.98%) Cognizant
7 10 (1.98%) McAfee
8 9 (1.79%) Tableau
9 6 (1.19%) Citrix
9 6 (1.19%) Pega
10 5 (0.99%) Apple
10 5 (0.99%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.99%) Avaya
10 5 (0.99%) Siebel
10 5 (0.99%) Sophos
11 4 (0.79%) Capita
11 4 (0.79%) Splunk
12 3 (0.60%) Sitecore
London
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + full corporate benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - 110,000 + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £52461.66 - £100887.81 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arnold Ash
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago