The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 221 267 251
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -16
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 50 52 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.49% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.56% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 82
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
System Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6321 9206 10671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.74% 87.34% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5676 7732 8916
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

System Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the City of London region.

System Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

System Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 46 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (49.28%) Finance
4 24 (34.78%) Java
4 24 (34.78%) Software Testing
4 24 (34.78%) QA
5 23 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (31.88%) SDLC
7 19 (27.54%) SQL
8 18 (26.09%) Integration Testing
9 17 (24.64%) XML
9 17 (24.64%) Regression Testing
10 15 (21.74%) Cucumber
11 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
11 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
12 12 (17.39%) Marketing
12 12 (17.39%) Multithreading
12 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
13 11 (15.94%) Android
14 9 (13.04%) ISEB
14 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
14 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
14 9 (13.04%) Mobile App
14 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
14 9 (13.04%) Use Case
15 8 (11.59%) Defect Management
15 8 (11.59%) Scrum

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) Node.js
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.35%) PowerPivot
5 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Cucumber
2 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.25%) SpecFlow
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (4.35%) JBehave
5 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.90%) Selenium
6 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.45%) Appium
7 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Marketing
3 5 (7.25%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 2 (2.90%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Analyst
2 22 (31.88%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) QA Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Java Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) Consultant
7 8 (11.59%) Android Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Technical Business Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Business Consultant
8 7 (10.14%) Mobile Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Tester
9 5 (7.25%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) QA Tester
10 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Administrator
11 3 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) XML
2 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) Akka
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) HTML5
4 2 (2.90%) Java EE
4 2 (2.90%) Play Framework
4 2 (2.90%) REST
4 2 (2.90%) Sinatra
4 2 (2.90%) WinForms
4 2 (2.90%) XHTML
5 1 (1.45%) JMX
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware
5 1 (1.45%) OC4J
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.45%) Swing
5 1 (1.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.14%) Reinsurance
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.90%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) iSeries
6 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.45%) Physics
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Android
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.35%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) Software Testing
4 23 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 22 (31.88%) SDLC
6 18 (26.09%) Integration Testing
7 17 (24.64%) Regression Testing
8 12 (17.39%) Multithreading
8 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
9 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 9 (13.04%) Use Case
10 8 (11.59%) Defect Management
10 8 (11.59%) Scrum
11 7 (10.14%) BPMN
11 7 (10.14%) Investment Management
11 7 (10.14%) Presales
11 7 (10.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) Java
2 19 (27.54%) SQL
3 7 (10.14%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) Python
5 5 (7.25%) VBA
6 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.90%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) Korn
7 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) R
7 2 (2.90%) Scala
8 1 (1.45%) ABAP
8 1 (1.45%) Groovy
8 1 (1.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) ISEB
2 7 (10.14%) IIBA
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.78%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Splunk
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