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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 247 252 177
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -75
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 49 72 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.61% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.74% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 44 61 159
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
8036 9749 9896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.73% 83.09% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6881 8105 8696
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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 45 (46.88%) Finance
2 43 (44.79%) SQL
3 42 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 37 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (31.25%) QA
6 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
7 21 (21.88%) ISEB
7 21 (21.88%) Degree
7 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (18.75%) SDLC
8 18 (18.75%) Oracle
9 17 (17.71%) Software Testing
9 17 (17.71%) Integration Testing
10 16 (16.67%) Java
10 16 (16.67%) Banking
11 15 (15.63%) .NET
11 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
12 14 (14.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
12 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (14.58%) Scrum
12 14 (14.58%) Regression Testing
13 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
13 13 (13.54%) Test Scripting
13 13 (13.54%) Unit Testing
14 12 (12.50%) XML
14 12 (12.50%) Business Analysis
15 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
15 11 (11.46%) CRM
16 10 (10.42%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.13%) SAS
2 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) Lync
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.42%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) 3G
1 2 (2.08%) 4G
1 2 (2.08%) WebEx
2 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.04%) SMTP
2 1 (1.04%) DHCP
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) VPN
2 1 (1.04%) DNS
2 1 (1.04%) SSL
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.17%) CouchDB
5 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.08%) MySQL
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.04%) BODI
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 7 (7.29%) Selenium
3 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.17%) JIRA
5 3 (3.13%) SilkTest
5 3 (3.13%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (2.08%) JBehave
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.04%) JUnit
7 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 45 (46.88%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Back Office
4 7 (7.29%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.25%) Billing
6 5 (5.21%) Front Office
6 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
7 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
7 4 (4.17%) Retail
8 3 (3.13%) Legal
9 2 (2.08%) Advertising
9 2 (2.08%) Marketing
10 1 (1.04%) Publishing
10 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (53.13%) Analyst
2 21 (21.88%) Business Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Tester
6 7 (7.29%) Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Junior
7 6 (6.25%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) QA Tester
8 5 (5.21%) Solutions Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Graduate
9 4 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Tester
9 4 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) .NET
2 12 (12.50%) XML
3 10 (10.42%) Web Services
4 9 (9.38%) HTML
5 5 (5.21%) CSS
5 5 (5.21%) SOAP
6 4 (4.17%) XBRL
6 4 (4.17%) jQuery
7 3 (3.13%) J2EE
7 3 (3.13%) XSL
7 3 (3.13%) XHTML
7 3 (3.13%) Middleware
8 2 (2.08%) EDI
8 2 (2.08%) JMS
8 2 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.08%) WPF
9 1 (1.04%) Symfony
9 1 (1.04%) Mason
9 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (7.29%) Derivative
5 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.21%) Market Risk
5 5 (5.21%) Reference Data
5 5 (5.21%) Equities
6 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.13%) User Experience
8 2 (2.08%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.08%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.04%) Blog
9 1 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) UNIX
1 7 (7.29%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Solaris
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.75%) SDLC
4 17 (17.71%) Integration Testing
4 17 (17.71%) Software Testing
5 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
5 14 (14.58%) Scrum
5 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (14.58%) Regression Testing
6 13 (13.54%) Test Scripting
6 13 (13.54%) Unit Testing
7 12 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 11 (11.46%) CRM
9 9 (9.38%) User Stories
10 8 (8.33%) Automation Testing
11 7 (7.29%) Test Strategy
11 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.29%) Data Management
11 7 (7.29%) Test Management
11 7 (7.29%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) SQL
2 16 (16.67%) Java
3 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.25%) C
4 6 (6.25%) C#
5 5 (5.21%) VB
6 4 (4.17%) Perl
7 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.13%) VBA
7 3 (3.13%) XPath
7 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.08%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) Tcl
8 2 (2.08%) Ruby
8 2 (2.08%) COBOL
9 1 (1.04%) Delphi
9 1 (1.04%) C++
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) ISEB
1 21 (21.88%) Degree
2 14 (14.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (10.42%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) CBAP
4 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (31.25%) QA
2 5 (5.21%) MiFID
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.75%) Oracle
3 7 (7.29%) HP
4 6 (6.25%) SAP
5 5 (5.21%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.13%) VMware
7 2 (2.08%) Serena
7 2 (2.08%) Remedy
7 2 (2.08%) IBM
7 2 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.08%) Sun
8 1 (1.04%) Siebel
8 1 (1.04%) Telerik
8 1 (1.04%) hybris
8 1 (1.04%) Demandware
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Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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