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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 248 164 243
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +79
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 82 169 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 1.41% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.75% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 70 165 82
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 £34,750 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10089 9677 10257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.38% 80.84% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8311 8455 9342
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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 25 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 25 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 98 (52.69%) Finance
2 81 (43.55%) Banking
3 68 (36.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 67 (36.02%) SQL
5 62 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 52 (27.96%) .NET
7 51 (27.42%) SQL Server
8 41 (22.04%) C#
9 38 (20.43%) Investment Banking
10 36 (19.35%) Data Management
11 34 (18.28%) Degree
12 31 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 30 (16.13%) Test Scripting
13 30 (16.13%) Technical Analysis
14 28 (15.05%) Java
14 28 (15.05%) ISEB
15 27 (14.52%) Legal
15 27 (14.52%) QA
16 26 (13.98%) JavaScript
16 26 (13.98%) MS Excel
17 25 (13.44%) Equities
18 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
19 23 (12.37%) HTML
19 23 (12.37%) Front Office
19 23 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 23 (12.37%) Integration Testing
20 22 (11.83%) Change Management
20 22 (11.83%) Windows
21 20 (10.75%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 19 (10.22%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.23%) IIS
4 5 (2.69%) CMS
4 5 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.61%) Drupal
6 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.60%) MS Office
3 5 (2.69%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Pivotal CRM
2 4 (2.15%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.61%) 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 (3.76%) DNS
2 4 (2.15%) Internet
3 3 (1.61%) DWDM
3 3 (1.61%) MPLS
3 3 (1.61%) OSPF
3 3 (1.61%) BGP
3 3 (1.61%) Firewall
3 3 (1.61%) Network Security
3 3 (1.61%) Junos
3 3 (1.61%) Multicast
3 3 (1.61%) SDH
3 3 (1.61%) WAN
3 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.38%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.23%) OLAP
8 6 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.15%) MS Access
11 3 (1.61%) MySQL
12 2 (1.08%) SQLPlus
12 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.53%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.84%) Subversion
4 7 (3.76%) MSTest
4 7 (3.76%) Moq
4 7 (3.76%) NUnit
5 5 (2.69%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.69%) JIRA
5 5 (2.69%) Selenium
5 5 (2.69%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.15%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.08%) Toad
8 2 (1.08%) JUnit
9 1 (0.54%) Ant
9 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.54%) WATIR
General
1 98 (52.69%) Finance
2 81 (43.55%) Banking
3 38 (20.43%) Investment Banking
4 27 (14.52%) Legal
5 23 (12.37%) Front Office
6 8 (4.30%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.15%) Publishing
9 3 (1.61%) Retail
9 3 (1.61%) Billing
9 3 (1.61%) Advertising
10 2 (1.08%) Marketing
11 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (41.40%) Developer
2 59 (31.72%) Analyst
3 28 (15.05%) Business Analyst
4 20 (10.75%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.60%) C# Developer
6 15 (8.06%) Test Analyst
7 14 (7.53%) Consultant
7 14 (7.53%) .NET Developer
7 14 (7.53%) Technical Analyst
8 12 (6.45%) Technical Business Analyst
9 11 (5.91%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (5.38%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.38%) ETL Developer
11 9 (4.84%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 9 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
11 9 (4.84%) C++ Developer
11 9 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (4.30%) Banking Analyst
12 8 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (4.30%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.96%) .NET
2 31 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 23 (12.37%) HTML
4 19 (10.22%) XML
5 18 (9.68%) CSS
5 18 (9.68%) .NET Framework
6 12 (6.45%) HTML5
6 12 (6.45%) jQuery
7 11 (5.91%) WCF
8 10 (5.38%) Ajax
9 9 (4.84%) XSLT
10 7 (3.76%) Web Services
10 7 (3.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 7 (3.76%) Silverlight
10 7 (3.76%) LINQ
10 7 (3.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.23%) SOAP
12 5 (2.69%) XHTML
13 3 (1.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.44%) Equities
2 15 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.23%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.69%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.61%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.61%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.08%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.54%) Open Source
8 1 (0.54%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.54%) Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
8 1 (0.54%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.83%) Windows
2 11 (5.91%) Linux
3 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.84%) UNIX
4 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 62 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 62 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.35%) Data Management
4 30 (16.13%) Test Scripting
4 30 (16.13%) Technical Analysis
5 23 (12.37%) Integration Testing
6 22 (11.83%) Change Management
7 20 (10.75%) Multithreading
7 20 (10.75%) Low Latency
8 19 (10.22%) Software Testing
9 18 (9.68%) TDD
9 18 (9.68%) Scrum
9 18 (9.68%) Project Management
10 17 (9.14%) CRM
10 17 (9.14%) MVC
10 17 (9.14%) Test Strategy
11 16 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (8.06%) Business Analysis
12 15 (8.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.02%) SQL
2 41 (22.04%) C#
3 28 (15.05%) Java
4 26 (13.98%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.91%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.38%) C++
7 7 (3.76%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.69%) VB
8 5 (2.69%) VBA
9 4 (2.15%) Perl
10 3 (1.61%) PHP
10 3 (1.61%) Python
11 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.08%) VB6
11 2 (1.08%) Ruby
11 2 (1.08%) C
12 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.54%) Ada
Qualifications
1 34 (18.28%) Degree
2 28 (15.05%) ISEB
3 11 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.30%) CISM
5 8 (4.30%) CISSP
5 8 (4.30%) CCNP
6 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.15%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.61%) JNCIE
8 3 (1.61%) CCIE
9 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) MCTS
10 1 (0.54%) MCSD
10 1 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.52%) QA
2 11 (5.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) Section 508
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.68%) Oracle
3 11 (5.91%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.84%) Business Objects
5 8 (4.30%) SAP
6 5 (2.69%) VMware
6 5 (2.69%) Telerik
7 4 (2.15%) thinkFolio
7 4 (2.15%) Cerillion
7 4 (2.15%) Tableau
7 4 (2.15%) Sybase
7 4 (2.15%) webMethods
7 4 (2.15%) StatPro
8 3 (1.61%) HP
8 3 (1.61%) Juniper
8 3 (1.61%) Cisco
8 3 (1.61%) IBM
9 2 (1.08%) JBoss
9 2 (1.08%) Cognos
9 2 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Drake Fleming
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago