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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 245 252 179
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -73
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 55 94 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.75% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.89% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 79 149
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
- +20.30%
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
8767 10574 10104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.35% 83.95% 82.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7516 8790 8739
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 £37,500 £37,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 56 (47.46%) SQL
2 49 (41.53%) Finance
3 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (33.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (28.81%) QA
6 29 (24.58%) Degree
6 29 (24.58%) Microsoft
7 27 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
9 25 (21.19%) .NET
10 21 (17.80%) SDLC
11 20 (16.95%) Oracle
11 20 (16.95%) Software Testing
12 19 (16.10%) Unit Testing
12 19 (16.10%) C#
12 19 (16.10%) ISEB
13 18 (15.25%) Java
14 17 (14.41%) Computer Science
15 16 (13.56%) Banking
15 16 (13.56%) MS Excel
16 15 (12.71%) XML
16 15 (12.71%) Regression Testing
16 15 (12.71%) Integration Testing
16 15 (12.71%) Business Analysis
17 14 (11.86%) Windows
18 13 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (10.17%) Investment Management
19 12 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 12 (10.17%) Test Strategy
19 12 (10.17%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) SAS
4 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.69%) Lync
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.47%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) GNU Octave
4 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.85%) Magento
3 1 (0.85%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
1 2 (1.69%) Veeva
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) SMTP
1 2 (1.69%) DHCP
1 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.69%) DNS
1 2 (1.69%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.69%) WebEx
2 1 (0.85%) 4G
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) 3G
2 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.54%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.69%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.32%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (4.24%) Selenium
5 4 (3.39%) JIRA
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.39%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (1.69%) JBehave
7 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.85%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.85%) JUnit
7 1 (0.85%) TestLink
General
1 49 (41.53%) Finance
2 16 (13.56%) Banking
3 9 (7.63%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.08%) Front Office
5 5 (4.24%) Billing
6 4 (3.39%) Back Office
6 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.39%) Legal
6 4 (3.39%) Retail
7 3 (2.54%) Advertising
7 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.69%) Publishing
9 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (38.98%) Analyst
2 24 (20.34%) Developer
3 20 (16.95%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.71%) Consultant
5 14 (11.86%) Tester
6 10 (8.47%) Test Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Junior
10 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.08%) QA Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Manager
11 5 (4.24%) QA Tester
12 4 (3.39%) Senior Tester
12 4 (3.39%) QA Test Analyst
12 4 (3.39%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (3.39%) Business Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.39%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.19%) .NET
2 15 (12.71%) XML
3 11 (9.32%) HTML
4 7 (5.93%) Web Services
4 7 (5.93%) jQuery
5 6 (5.08%) WinForms
6 5 (4.24%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.39%) Entity Framework
7 4 (3.39%) CSS
8 3 (2.54%) J2EE
8 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.54%) XHTML
8 3 (2.54%) XSL
8 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.54%) WPF
9 2 (1.69%) WCF
9 2 (1.69%) Ajax
9 2 (1.69%) Kendo UI
9 2 (1.69%) MSMQ
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.41%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.08%) Equities
5 5 (4.24%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.54%) Derivative
7 3 (2.54%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.54%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.54%) User Experience
8 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.69%) W3C
9 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.85%) Economics
9 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.85%) Blog
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.54%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.69%) Solaris
4 2 (1.69%) Linux
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (17.80%) SDLC
4 20 (16.95%) Software Testing
5 19 (16.10%) Unit Testing
6 15 (12.71%) Integration Testing
6 15 (12.71%) Regression Testing
6 15 (12.71%) Business Analysis
7 12 (10.17%) CRM
7 12 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (10.17%) Investment Management
7 12 (10.17%) Test Strategy
8 10 (8.47%) ETL
8 10 (8.47%) Scrum
9 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.63%) Test Scripting
10 8 (6.78%) Performance Testing
10 8 (6.78%) MVC
10 8 (6.78%) Data Management
10 8 (6.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.46%) SQL
2 19 (16.10%) C#
3 18 (15.25%) Java
4 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.47%) VB
6 8 (6.78%) VBA
7 5 (4.24%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.54%) R
9 3 (2.54%) XPath
9 3 (2.54%) Perl
9 3 (2.54%) C++
10 2 (1.69%) COBOL
10 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.69%) VB6
10 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.85%) Python
11 1 (0.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (24.58%) Degree
2 19 (16.10%) ISEB
3 12 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.93%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) CBAP
5 2 (1.69%) PMP
5 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (28.81%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.85%) FATCA
3 1 (0.85%) EMIR
3 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.54%) XenApp
4 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.95%) Oracle
3 8 (6.78%) HP
4 5 (4.24%) VMware
5 4 (3.39%) SAP
6 3 (2.54%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.54%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.54%) Citrix
6 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.69%) Reuters
7 2 (1.69%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.69%) Remedy
7 2 (1.69%) Serena
7 2 (1.69%) Telerik
7 2 (1.69%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.69%) Tableau
7 2 (1.69%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) Demandware
8 1 (0.85%) hybris
8 1 (0.85%) Teradata
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