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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 243 181 225
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +44
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 69 156 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 1.32% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.61% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 59 153 102
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -2.50%
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
9451 9707 10399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 81.93% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7875 8478 9492
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014, 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 99 (57.89%) Finance
2 70 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (39.77%) Banking
4 64 (37.43%) SQL
5 55 (32.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 54 (31.58%) Unit Testing
7 49 (28.65%) SQL Server
8 45 (26.32%) .NET
9 39 (22.81%) Data Management
9 39 (22.81%) Investment Banking
10 34 (19.88%) QA
11 33 (19.30%) C#
12 32 (18.71%) Degree
13 30 (17.54%) MS Excel
14 28 (16.37%) ISEB
15 26 (15.20%) SharePoint
15 26 (15.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 25 (14.62%) CRM
16 25 (14.62%) Technical Analysis
17 24 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (14.04%) Java
17 24 (14.04%) ASP.NET
18 23 (13.45%) Oracle
18 23 (13.45%) ETL
18 23 (13.45%) Equities
18 23 (13.45%) Test Scripting
19 22 (12.87%) Integration Testing
19 22 (12.87%) Legal
19 22 (12.87%) XML
20 20 (11.70%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 26 (15.20%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.92%) IIS
4 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.34%) CMS
6 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.58%) Drupal
7 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.11%) MS Office
3 5 (2.92%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) SAP Business One
2 4 (2.34%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.75%) Pivotal CRM
4 2 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.17%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.58%) Force.com
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
1 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.09%) DNS
2 3 (1.75%) SDH
2 3 (1.75%) WAN
2 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.75%) Internet
2 3 (1.75%) DWDM
2 3 (1.75%) MPLS
2 3 (1.75%) OSPF
2 3 (1.75%) BGP
2 3 (1.75%) Firewall
2 3 (1.75%) Network Security
2 3 (1.75%) Junos
2 3 (1.75%) Multicast
3 1 (0.58%) NAS
3 1 (0.58%) VPN
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) SSL
3 1 (0.58%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 14 (8.19%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (7.60%) OLAP
6 13 (7.60%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.68%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.51%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.75%) MS Access
10 3 (1.75%) MySQL
10 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 14 (8.19%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.26%) Subversion
4 7 (4.09%) JIRA
4 7 (4.09%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.09%) Selenium
4 7 (4.09%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.09%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.34%) MSTest
6 4 (2.34%) Moq
6 4 (2.34%) JUnit
6 4 (2.34%) NUnit
7 2 (1.17%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.58%) Ant
8 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.58%) WATIR
General
1 99 (57.89%) Finance
2 68 (39.77%) Banking
3 39 (22.81%) Investment Banking
4 22 (12.87%) Legal
5 18 (10.53%) Front Office
6 9 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.51%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.34%) Publishing
9 3 (1.75%) Retail
9 3 (1.75%) Billing
10 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (40.35%) Developer
2 46 (26.90%) Analyst
3 19 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 19 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 17 (9.94%) ETL Developer
5 14 (8.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Technical Analyst
6 13 (7.60%) Consultant
6 13 (7.60%) Test Analyst
7 12 (7.02%) Project Manager
8 11 (6.43%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.68%) QA Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Technology Consultant
11 7 (4.09%) C++ Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (4.09%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.32%) .NET
2 24 (14.04%) ASP.NET
3 22 (12.87%) XML
4 18 (10.53%) HTML
5 16 (9.36%) .NET Framework
6 12 (7.02%) CSS
7 11 (6.43%) jQuery
8 9 (5.26%) Ajax
8 9 (5.26%) HTML5
9 8 (4.68%) WCF
9 8 (4.68%) Web Services
10 7 (4.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (3.51%) SOAP
11 6 (3.51%) XSLT
12 5 (2.92%) XHTML
13 4 (2.34%) Silverlight
13 4 (2.34%) LINQ
13 4 (2.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (1.17%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.45%) Equities
3 16 (9.36%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.60%) Reference Data
5 10 (5.85%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.85%) User Experience
6 5 (2.92%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.75%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.17%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.17%) Open Source
9 2 (1.17%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.58%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.58%) Derivative
10 1 (0.58%) Statistics
10 1 (0.58%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) Windows
2 12 (7.02%) Linux
2 12 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.26%) UNIX
4 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (32.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 54 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 39 (22.81%) Data Management
5 25 (14.62%) CRM
5 25 (14.62%) Technical Analysis
6 23 (13.45%) ETL
6 23 (13.45%) Test Scripting
7 22 (12.87%) Integration Testing
8 20 (11.70%) Project Management
8 20 (11.70%) Scrum
9 19 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 18 (10.53%) Test Management
10 18 (10.53%) Multithreading
10 18 (10.53%) Change Management
10 18 (10.53%) Low Latency
10 18 (10.53%) Test Strategy
11 17 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (9.94%) Data Modelling
12 16 (9.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.43%) SQL
2 33 (19.30%) C#
3 24 (14.04%) Java
4 20 (11.70%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.36%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.26%) C++
7 5 (2.92%) VB
7 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.34%) VBA
9 3 (1.75%) Python
9 3 (1.75%) Perl
10 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.17%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.17%) VB6
10 2 (1.17%) Ruby
11 1 (0.58%) Ada
11 1 (0.58%) PHP
11 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (18.71%) Degree
2 28 (16.37%) ISEB
3 11 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.68%) CISM
5 8 (4.68%) CISSP
5 8 (4.68%) CCNP
6 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.51%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.75%) JNCIE
7 3 (1.75%) CCIE
8 1 (0.58%) MCSD
8 1 (0.58%) MCSE
8 1 (0.58%) PhD
8 1 (0.58%) MCTS
8 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (19.88%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) Section 508
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (8.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (13.45%) Oracle
2 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (8.19%) Business Objects
4 10 (5.85%) SAP
5 7 (4.09%) Cerillion
6 5 (2.92%) Telerik
6 5 (2.92%) VMware
7 4 (2.34%) webMethods
7 4 (2.34%) StatPro
7 4 (2.34%) thinkFolio
8 3 (1.75%) Juniper
8 3 (1.75%) Sybase
8 3 (1.75%) Cisco
8 3 (1.75%) IBM
9 2 (1.17%) HP
9 2 (1.17%) JBoss
9 2 (1.17%) ATG
9 2 (1.17%) hybris
9 2 (1.17%) Tableau
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 13 days ago