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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 252 178 247
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +69
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 79 161 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 1.35% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.67% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 68 157 76
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10058 9643 10181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.47% 80.82% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8283 8438 9274
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 97 (52.43%) Finance
2 79 (42.70%) Banking
3 68 (36.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 66 (35.68%) SQL
5 63 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (32.97%) Unit Testing
7 53 (28.65%) .NET
7 53 (28.65%) SQL Server
8 42 (22.70%) C#
9 38 (20.54%) Investment Banking
10 36 (19.46%) Data Management
11 33 (17.84%) Degree
12 32 (17.30%) ASP.NET
13 31 (16.76%) Test Scripting
14 29 (15.68%) QA
14 29 (15.68%) Technical Analysis
14 29 (15.68%) ISEB
15 27 (14.59%) Java
15 27 (14.59%) MS Excel
16 26 (14.05%) Legal
17 25 (13.51%) Equities
17 25 (13.51%) JavaScript
18 24 (12.97%) Microsoft
18 24 (12.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 23 (12.43%) Front Office
19 23 (12.43%) HTML
19 23 (12.43%) Integration Testing
20 22 (11.89%) Change Management
21 20 (10.81%) SharePoint
21 20 (10.81%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.49%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (3.24%) IIS
4 5 (2.70%) CMS
4 5 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.62%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (14.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.73%) MS Office
3 5 (2.70%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.62%) MS Project
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Pivotal CRM
2 4 (2.16%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.62%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.54%) Force.com
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) DNS
2 4 (2.16%) Internet
3 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.62%) SDH
3 3 (1.62%) WAN
3 3 (1.62%) DWDM
3 3 (1.62%) MPLS
3 3 (1.62%) OSPF
3 3 (1.62%) BGP
3 3 (1.62%) Firewall
3 3 (1.62%) Network Security
3 3 (1.62%) Junos
3 3 (1.62%) Multicast
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.65%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (3.78%) OLAP
8 7 (3.78%) Oracle OLAP
9 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.70%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.16%) MS Access
12 3 (1.62%) MySQL
13 2 (1.08%) SQLPlus
13 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.57%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.32%) Subversion
4 7 (3.78%) NUnit
4 7 (3.78%) Moq
4 7 (3.78%) MSTest
5 6 (3.24%) WebDriver
5 6 (3.24%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.24%) JIRA
5 6 (3.24%) Selenium
6 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.08%) JUnit
7 2 (1.08%) Toad
7 2 (1.08%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.54%) Ant
8 1 (0.54%) WATIR
General
1 97 (52.43%) Finance
2 79 (42.70%) Banking
3 38 (20.54%) Investment Banking
4 26 (14.05%) Legal
5 23 (12.43%) Front Office
6 8 (4.32%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.16%) Publishing
9 3 (1.62%) Billing
9 3 (1.62%) Retail
10 2 (1.08%) Marketing
11 1 (0.54%) Advertising
11 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (41.62%) Developer
2 59 (31.89%) Analyst
3 29 (15.68%) Business Analyst
4 19 (10.27%) Java Developer
5 15 (8.11%) Test Analyst
5 15 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 15 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 14 (7.57%) Technical Analyst
6 14 (7.57%) Consultant
7 12 (6.49%) Technical Business Analyst
8 11 (5.95%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (5.95%) ETL Developer
9 10 (5.41%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.86%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.86%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.32%) Technology Consultant
11 8 (4.32%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (28.65%) .NET
2 32 (17.30%) ASP.NET
3 23 (12.43%) HTML
4 19 (10.27%) .NET Framework
5 18 (9.73%) CSS
5 18 (9.73%) XML
6 13 (7.03%) jQuery
7 12 (6.49%) HTML5
8 11 (5.95%) WCF
9 9 (4.86%) Ajax
10 8 (4.32%) XSLT
11 7 (3.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 7 (3.78%) Silverlight
11 7 (3.78%) LINQ
11 7 (3.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.24%) SOAP
12 6 (3.24%) Web Services
13 5 (2.70%) XHTML
14 3 (1.62%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) Equities
2 15 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.32%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.78%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.62%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.62%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.54%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.54%) Derivative
9 1 (0.54%) Statistics
9 1 (0.54%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.81%) Windows
2 12 (6.49%) Linux
3 10 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.32%) UNIX
5 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 63 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (32.97%) Unit Testing
4 36 (19.46%) Data Management
5 31 (16.76%) Test Scripting
6 29 (15.68%) Technical Analysis
7 23 (12.43%) Integration Testing
8 22 (11.89%) Change Management
9 20 (10.81%) Multithreading
9 20 (10.81%) Low Latency
10 19 (10.27%) CRM
10 19 (10.27%) Software Testing
11 18 (9.73%) TDD
11 18 (9.73%) MVC
11 18 (9.73%) Scrum
11 18 (9.73%) Project Management
11 18 (9.73%) Test Strategy
12 16 (8.65%) ETL
13 15 (8.11%) Business Analysis
13 15 (8.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.68%) SQL
2 42 (22.70%) C#
3 27 (14.59%) Java
4 25 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.49%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.86%) C++
7 5 (2.70%) VB
7 5 (2.70%) VBA
7 5 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.16%) Perl
9 3 (1.62%) Python
9 3 (1.62%) PHP
10 2 (1.08%) Ruby
10 2 (1.08%) VB6
10 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.08%) C
10 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.54%) Ada
11 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (17.84%) Degree
2 29 (15.68%) ISEB
3 11 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.32%) CISM
5 8 (4.32%) CCNP
5 8 (4.32%) CISSP
6 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.16%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.62%) CCIE
8 3 (1.62%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) MCSE
10 1 (0.54%) MCSD
10 1 (0.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.68%) QA
2 9 (4.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) Section 508
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.27%) Oracle
3 12 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (5.41%) Business Objects
5 8 (4.32%) SAP
6 5 (2.70%) VMware
6 5 (2.70%) Telerik
6 5 (2.70%) Cerillion
7 4 (2.16%) Tableau
7 4 (2.16%) thinkFolio
7 4 (2.16%) webMethods
7 4 (2.16%) StatPro
8 3 (1.62%) Juniper
8 3 (1.62%) HP
8 3 (1.62%) Cisco
8 3 (1.62%) IBM
8 3 (1.62%) Sybase
9 2 (1.08%) Demandware
9 2 (1.08%) hybris
9 2 (1.08%) Zend
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 24 days ago