The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 235 211 244
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +33
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 99 108 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.92% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.15% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 78 96 94
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -0.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10299 9379 10943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 79.75% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8195 9932
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
System Testing
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 102 (51.26%) Finance
2 83 (41.71%) SQL
3 75 (37.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 68 (34.17%) Banking
5 50 (25.13%) .NET
5 50 (25.13%) Degree
6 45 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (21.61%) Unit Testing
8 39 (19.60%) C#
9 36 (18.09%) Java
10 35 (17.59%) SQL Server
10 35 (17.59%) XML
11 32 (16.08%) QA
12 30 (15.08%) Windows
12 30 (15.08%) TDD
12 30 (15.08%) Investment Banking
12 30 (15.08%) Scrum
13 27 (13.57%) Oracle
14 26 (13.07%) Data Management
14 26 (13.07%) Test Scripting
15 25 (12.56%) JavaScript
15 25 (12.56%) HTML
16 24 (12.06%) UNIX
16 24 (12.06%) Relational Database
17 23 (11.56%) Technical Analysis
18 22 (11.06%) OO
18 22 (11.06%) Data Modelling
18 22 (11.06%) ASP.NET
18 22 (11.06%) ISEB
19 21 (10.55%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (6.53%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.03%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.52%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.01%) IIS
6 3 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.51%) Drupal
6 3 (1.51%) PowerExchange
7 2 (1.01%) CMS
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (7.54%) MS Office
2 12 (6.03%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.02%) MS Project
4 3 (1.51%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Oracle HRMS
2 6 (3.02%) Pivotal CRM
3 4 (2.01%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.51%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.01%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (1.01%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) DNS
2 1 (0.50%) MPLS
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) SNMP
2 1 (0.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.06%) Relational Database
3 21 (10.55%) RDBMS
4 17 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (3.02%) Cognos Powerplay
8 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.51%) QlikView
11 3 (1.51%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.51%) MySQL
12 2 (1.01%) SAP BW
12 2 (1.01%) SQLPlus
12 2 (1.01%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 14 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.53%) PowerBuilder
3 8 (4.02%) JUnit
4 7 (3.52%) Moq
4 7 (3.52%) MSTest
4 7 (3.52%) JIRA
4 7 (3.52%) NUnit
4 7 (3.52%) Subversion
5 6 (3.02%) Toad
6 4 (2.01%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.01%) Selenium
7 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.01%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 102 (51.26%) Finance
2 68 (34.17%) Banking
3 30 (15.08%) Investment Banking
4 20 (10.05%) Legal
5 11 (5.53%) Front Office
6 7 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.52%) Advertising
7 3 (1.51%) Billing
7 3 (1.51%) Retail
8 2 (1.01%) Back Office
8 2 (1.01%) Local Government
8 2 (1.01%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (36.68%) Analyst
2 72 (36.18%) Developer
3 32 (16.08%) Business Analyst
4 20 (10.05%) C# Developer
5 15 (7.54%) Technical Analyst
6 14 (7.04%) C++ Developer
7 13 (6.53%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.03%) Consultant
8 12 (6.03%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.53%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (5.53%) C++/C# Developer
9 11 (5.53%) Systems Analyst
9 11 (5.53%) Tester
10 9 (4.52%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.52%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (4.52%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.52%) Analyst Programmer
10 9 (4.52%) Programmer
11 8 (4.02%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.13%) .NET
2 35 (17.59%) XML
3 25 (12.56%) HTML
4 22 (11.06%) ASP.NET
5 19 (9.55%) Ajax
5 19 (9.55%) Web Services
5 19 (9.55%) CSS
6 17 (8.54%) J2EE
7 13 (6.53%) XSLT
8 12 (6.03%) Hibernate
8 12 (6.03%) Spring
8 12 (6.03%) .NET Framework
8 12 (6.03%) Java EE
8 12 (6.03%) GWT
8 12 (6.03%) HTML5
9 7 (3.52%) Silverlight
9 7 (3.52%) LINQ
9 7 (3.52%) WCF
9 7 (3.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 6 (3.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) Mathematics
2 9 (4.52%) Hedge funds
3 8 (4.02%) Equities
4 7 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.02%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.01%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.51%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.01%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.01%) iPad
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.50%) Open Source
9 1 (0.50%) Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) Statistics
9 1 (0.50%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.08%) Windows
2 24 (12.06%) UNIX
3 19 (9.55%) Linux
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 45 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (21.61%) Unit Testing
4 30 (15.08%) TDD
4 30 (15.08%) Scrum
5 26 (13.07%) Data Management
5 26 (13.07%) Test Scripting
6 23 (11.56%) Technical Analysis
7 22 (11.06%) OO
7 22 (11.06%) Data Modelling
8 21 (10.55%) UML
9 19 (9.55%) Regression Testing
9 19 (9.55%) SOA
10 18 (9.05%) Project Management
10 18 (9.05%) Integration Testing
11 17 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (7.54%) Business Analysis
12 15 (7.54%) Change Management
13 14 (7.04%) OOD
14 12 (6.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (41.71%) SQL
2 39 (19.60%) C#
3 36 (18.09%) Java
4 25 (12.56%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.55%) C++
6 12 (6.03%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.52%) VBA
7 7 (3.52%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.02%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.51%) Perl
10 4 (2.01%) Python
10 4 (2.01%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.51%) PHP
12 1 (0.50%) Ruby
12 1 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.50%) ABAP
12 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (25.13%) Degree
2 22 (11.06%) ISEB
3 4 (2.01%) CCNP
3 4 (2.01%) CISSP
3 4 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.01%) CISM
3 4 (2.01%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.08%) QA
2 11 (5.53%) SLA
3 5 (2.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) EMIR
4 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (13.57%) Oracle
2 20 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.53%) SAP
3 13 (6.53%) Sybase
4 12 (6.03%) JBoss
5 9 (4.52%) Informatica
6 8 (4.02%) Cognos
6 8 (4.02%) Business Objects
6 8 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.51%) thinkFolio
7 5 (2.51%) HP
8 3 (1.51%) Telerik
8 3 (1.51%) VMware
9 2 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.01%) webMethods
9 2 (1.01%) StatPro
9 2 (1.01%) Serena
9 2 (1.01%) Tableau
10 1 (0.50%) Peoplefluent
10 1 (0.50%) Zend
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension / Private Medical
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 30+ days ago