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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 261 239 199
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -40
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 47 104 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.81% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.97% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 84 129
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £66,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
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
8684 10771 9646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.30% 83.60% 81.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7388 9004 8288
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015, 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 50 (47.17%) SQL
2 41 (38.68%) Finance
3 36 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
5 28 (26.42%) QA
5 28 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (23.58%) Degree
7 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
8 22 (20.75%) .NET
9 21 (19.81%) SDLC
10 18 (16.98%) C#
10 18 (16.98%) Windows
10 18 (16.98%) Unit Testing
11 17 (16.04%) MS Excel
12 16 (15.09%) Oracle
12 16 (15.09%) ISEB
13 15 (14.15%) Integration Testing
13 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
13 15 (14.15%) Software Testing
13 15 (14.15%) Banking
14 14 (13.21%) XML
14 14 (13.21%) Java
15 11 (10.38%) Regression Testing
15 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
15 11 (10.38%) CRM
15 11 (10.38%) Scrum
15 11 (10.38%) Investment Management
15 11 (10.38%) Test Strategy
16 10 (9.43%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.72%) IIS
2 3 (2.83%) SAS
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.89%) Lync
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (16.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.43%) MS Office
3 3 (2.83%) GNU Octave
4 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.89%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.94%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.94%) Magento
4 1 (0.94%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) SaaS
2 2 (1.89%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) 4G
1 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.89%) WebEx
1 2 (1.89%) 3G
1 2 (1.89%) SMTP
1 2 (1.89%) DHCP
1 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (0.94%) VPN
2 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.72%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.89%) Big Data
7 2 (1.89%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.94%) MS Access
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.94%) OLAP
8 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.77%) Selenium
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.83%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (0.94%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.94%) TestLink
6 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.94%) JBehave
General
1 41 (38.68%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Banking
3 9 (8.49%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Billing
4 5 (4.72%) Retail
5 4 (3.77%) Front Office
5 4 (3.77%) Back Office
6 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.83%) Legal
6 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (35.85%) Analyst
2 25 (23.58%) Developer
3 15 (14.15%) Consultant
4 14 (13.21%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.43%) Tester
7 9 (8.49%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) QA Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.72%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.72%) Technical Support
10 5 (4.72%) Junior
10 5 (4.72%) Technical Support Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.77%) QA Test Analyst
12 3 (2.83%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.75%) .NET
2 14 (13.21%) XML
3 10 (9.43%) HTML
4 8 (7.55%) jQuery
5 6 (5.66%) WinForms
5 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.72%) Entity Framework
7 4 (3.77%) CSS
7 4 (3.77%) Web Services
8 3 (2.83%) XSL
8 3 (2.83%) XHTML
8 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.83%) WCF
8 3 (2.83%) WPF
8 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.89%) Kendo UI
9 2 (1.89%) Ajax
9 2 (1.89%) J2EE
9 2 (1.89%) EDI
9 2 (1.89%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.66%) Equities
5 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.77%) SWIFT
6 4 (3.77%) User Experience
6 4 (3.77%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.77%) W3C
7 3 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.89%) Economics
9 1 (0.94%) NHS
9 1 (0.94%) Derivative
9 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.98%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.72%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.77%) UNIX
5 3 (2.83%) Solaris
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Linux
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (19.81%) SDLC
4 18 (16.98%) Unit Testing
5 15 (14.15%) Integration Testing
5 15 (14.15%) Software Testing
6 11 (10.38%) Regression Testing
6 11 (10.38%) CRM
6 11 (10.38%) Scrum
6 11 (10.38%) Investment Management
6 11 (10.38%) Test Strategy
7 10 (9.43%) User Stories
8 9 (8.49%) MVC
8 9 (8.49%) ITIL
8 9 (8.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (7.55%) Data Management
9 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.55%) ETL
10 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.60%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.17%) SQL
2 18 (16.98%) C#
3 14 (13.21%) Java
4 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.60%) VBA
5 7 (6.60%) VB
6 5 (4.72%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.83%) C++
7 3 (2.83%) XPath
7 3 (2.83%) R
8 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.89%) Ruby
8 2 (1.89%) VB6
8 2 (1.89%) Tcl
8 2 (1.89%) COBOL
8 2 (1.89%) Perl
8 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Degree
2 16 (15.09%) ISEB
3 10 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.72%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.89%) PMP
5 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.42%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) EMIR
3 1 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.94%) FATCA
3 1 (0.94%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) XenApp
4 2 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.09%) Oracle
3 7 (6.60%) HP
4 5 (4.72%) SAP
5 4 (3.77%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.83%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.83%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.83%) Citrix
7 2 (1.89%) Tableau
7 2 (1.89%) Telerik
7 2 (1.89%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.89%) Reuters
7 2 (1.89%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.89%) Sybase
8 1 (0.94%) Siebel
8 1 (0.94%) Sun
8 1 (0.94%) Software AG
8 1 (0.94%) Charles River
8 1 (0.94%) Teradata
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago