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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 260 237 210
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -27
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 54 104 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.84% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.01% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51 82 101
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.80%
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
9004 10292 9510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.36% 82.89% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7574 8575 8292
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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 55 (49.55%) SQL
2 38 (34.23%) Finance
3 36 (32.43%) SQL Server
4 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
5 30 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (24.32%) .NET
7 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (22.52%) C#
9 24 (21.62%) Windows
9 24 (21.62%) Degree
9 24 (21.62%) Unit Testing
10 22 (19.82%) Banking
11 20 (18.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (18.02%) QA
12 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
13 17 (15.32%) Oracle
13 17 (15.32%) Integration Testing
14 16 (14.41%) Active Directory
15 15 (13.51%) ITIL
15 15 (13.51%) Computer Science
15 15 (13.51%) Investment Banking
16 14 (12.61%) Root Cause Analysis
17 13 (11.71%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (10.81%) Relational Database
18 12 (10.81%) Investment Management
18 12 (10.81%) MS Office
18 12 (10.81%) Visual Studio
18 12 (10.81%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (9.01%) IIS
2 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.70%) SAS
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.80%) Lync
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.81%) MS Office
3 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.70%) GNU Octave
4 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.80%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.80%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.90%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.90%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.90%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.90%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) SaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) SMTP
1 2 (1.80%) DHCP
1 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.80%) 3G
1 2 (1.80%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.80%) 4G
1 2 (1.80%) DNS
2 1 (0.90%) SSL
2 1 (0.90%) WebEx
2 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.31%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.80%) QlikView
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.80%) Big Data
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.90%) MySQL
9 1 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.80%) JIRA
5 2 (1.80%) Selenium
6 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.90%) TestLink
General
1 38 (34.23%) Finance
2 22 (19.82%) Banking
3 15 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.01%) Front Office
5 8 (7.21%) Back Office
6 5 (4.50%) Legal
6 5 (4.50%) Billing
7 3 (2.70%) Retail
7 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.70%) Advertising
8 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.80%) Law
9 1 (0.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.90%) Automotive
9 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Analyst
2 31 (27.93%) Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Support Analyst
4 16 (14.41%) Consultant
5 11 (9.91%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) Applications Support
5 11 (9.91%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Technical Support
6 10 (9.01%) Technical Support Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Tester
9 6 (5.41%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.60%) AWS Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Development Manager
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (3.60%) Software Manager
12 3 (2.70%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) .NET
2 11 (9.91%) XML
3 8 (7.21%) WinForms
3 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
4 7 (6.31%) HTML
5 6 (5.41%) jQuery
5 6 (5.41%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.60%) WCF
7 3 (2.70%) WPF
7 3 (2.70%) Web Services
7 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.80%) Kendo UI
8 2 (1.80%) Ajax
8 2 (1.80%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.90%) EDI
9 1 (0.90%) JMS
9 1 (0.90%) Spring MVC
9 1 (0.90%) XSD
9 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.21%) Fixed Income
5 7 (6.31%) SWIFT
6 6 (5.41%) Economics
7 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.60%) User Experience
8 4 (3.60%) Equities
8 4 (3.60%) W3C
9 3 (2.70%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.80%) Open Source
10 2 (1.80%) iPad
10 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.62%) Windows
2 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.01%) UNIX
3 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.31%) Solaris
5 2 (1.80%) Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.62%) Unit Testing
3 20 (18.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (15.32%) Integration Testing
5 15 (13.51%) ITIL
6 14 (12.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (10.81%) ETL
7 12 (10.81%) Investment Management
8 11 (9.91%) Software Testing
9 10 (9.01%) MVC
9 10 (9.01%) Data Management
9 10 (9.01%) Test Strategy
10 9 (8.11%) User Stories
10 9 (8.11%) Change Management
11 8 (7.21%) CRM
12 7 (6.31%) OO
12 7 (6.31%) Performance Testing
13 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.55%) SQL
2 25 (22.52%) C#
3 11 (9.91%) VBA
4 9 (8.11%) Java
5 8 (7.21%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.21%) C++
6 7 (6.31%) VB
6 7 (6.31%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.50%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.70%) Python
8 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.70%) R
9 2 (1.80%) Perl
9 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.80%) Tcl
9 2 (1.80%) VB6
9 2 (1.80%) Ruby
9 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) ISEB
3 7 (6.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.80%) PMP
5 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.02%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.90%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.90%) FATCA
5 1 (0.90%) EMIR
System Software
1 16 (14.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.70%) XenApp
4 2 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.32%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) Sybase
3 6 (5.41%) SAP
4 5 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.60%) Reuters
5 4 (3.60%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.60%) HP
5 4 (3.60%) VMware
6 3 (2.70%) Citrix
6 3 (2.70%) Charles River
6 3 (2.70%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.80%) Telerik
7 2 (1.80%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.80%) Tableau
7 2 (1.80%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.90%) Siebel
8 1 (0.90%) Sun
8 1 (0.90%) Software AG
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago