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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 248 232 219
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 62 86 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.75% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.90% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 58 72 88
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.97%
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
8926 9505 9002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.31% 82.65% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7501 7952 7972
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 £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 65 (53.28%) SQL
2 47 (38.52%) SQL Server
3 44 (36.07%) Finance
4 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
5 34 (27.87%) .NET
6 29 (23.77%) C#
6 29 (23.77%) Windows
6 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (21.31%) Banking
8 26 (21.31%) Unit Testing
9 23 (18.85%) Degree
10 22 (18.03%) MS Excel
11 20 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (15.57%) Investment Banking
13 18 (14.75%) Active Directory
13 18 (14.75%) Oracle
13 18 (14.75%) ITIL
13 18 (14.75%) QA
13 18 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (13.93%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (13.93%) ETL
15 16 (13.11%) Computer Science
15 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (12.30%) Windows 7
16 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (12.30%) Data Management
17 13 (10.66%) Front Office
17 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 13 (10.66%) IIS
2 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.46%) SAS
5 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) WordPress
6 1 (0.82%) Lync
6 1 (0.82%) Node.js
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.66%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.46%) GNU Octave
5 2 (1.64%) MS Project
5 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.64%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.64%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.64%) SAP GRC
3 2 (1.64%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.82%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.82%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.82%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) SaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) VoIP
1 2 (1.64%) 3G
1 2 (1.64%) 4G
2 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.82%) SMTP
2 1 (0.82%) DHCP
2 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) VPN
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (10.66%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.74%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.10%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.46%) QlikView
11 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.64%) DTS
11 2 (1.64%) OLAP
11 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (9.84%) Visual Studio
1 12 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (0.82%) Selenium
5 1 (0.82%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.82%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.82%) Rational Robot
5 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.82%) TestLink
5 1 (0.82%) GitLab
5 1 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 44 (36.07%) Finance
2 26 (21.31%) Banking
3 19 (15.57%) Investment Banking
4 13 (10.66%) Front Office
5 8 (6.56%) Back Office
6 7 (5.74%) Legal
7 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.46%) Billing
8 2 (1.64%) Law
8 2 (1.64%) Marketing
8 2 (1.64%) Retail
8 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.82%) Advertising
9 1 (0.82%) Publishing
9 1 (0.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (34.43%) Analyst
2 41 (33.61%) Developer
3 19 (15.57%) Support Analyst
4 15 (12.30%) Consultant
5 14 (11.48%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (11.48%) Applications Support
5 14 (11.48%) Technical Analyst
6 13 (10.66%) Technical Support
6 13 (10.66%) Technical Support Analyst
7 12 (9.84%) Business Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.56%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.74%) AWS Developer
11 5 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.10%) SQL Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Tester
12 4 (3.28%) Junior
12 4 (3.28%) Development Manager
12 4 (3.28%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.28%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.87%) .NET
2 13 (10.66%) XML
3 12 (9.84%) jQuery
4 9 (7.38%) HTML
4 9 (7.38%) WinForms
4 9 (7.38%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.74%) WCF
5 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.74%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.46%) WPF
8 2 (1.64%) Ajax
8 2 (1.64%) NHibernate
8 2 (1.64%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.64%) SOAP
8 2 (1.64%) Web Services
8 2 (1.64%) Kendo UI
9 1 (0.82%) Express
9 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.11%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.02%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.56%) Fixed Income
5 7 (5.74%) SWIFT
6 6 (4.92%) Economics
7 5 (4.10%) Equities
7 5 (4.10%) W3C
8 4 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.28%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.28%) User Experience
9 3 (2.46%) iPad
9 3 (2.46%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.64%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.64%) FMCG
10 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.64%) Open Source
10 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.77%) Windows
2 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (12.30%) Windows 7
4 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (9.02%) UNIX
6 7 (5.74%) Solaris
7 4 (3.28%) Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.82%) CentOS
8 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.31%) Unit Testing
3 18 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (14.75%) ITIL
4 17 (13.93%) ETL
4 17 (13.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (12.30%) Data Management
6 13 (10.66%) Integration Testing
7 11 (9.02%) MVC
7 11 (9.02%) Change Management
7 11 (9.02%) CRM
8 10 (8.20%) Software Testing
8 10 (8.20%) Investment Management
8 10 (8.20%) Test Strategy
9 9 (7.38%) User Stories
10 8 (6.56%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.56%) OO
11 7 (5.74%) Project Management
11 7 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.74%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.28%) SQL
2 29 (23.77%) C#
3 13 (10.66%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.84%) VB.NET
4 12 (9.84%) Java
5 11 (9.02%) VBA
6 9 (7.38%) C++
7 7 (5.74%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.74%) VB
8 5 (4.10%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.28%) Python
10 3 (2.46%) PHP
10 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.46%) R
11 2 (1.64%) Perl
11 2 (1.64%) Tcl
11 2 (1.64%) VB6
11 2 (1.64%) Ruby
12 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.85%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) ISEB
3 4 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.64%) PMP
5 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.75%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.28%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (2.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.82%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.82%) FATCA
4 1 (0.82%) EMIR
System Software
1 18 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) XenApp
4 2 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.75%) Oracle
3 8 (6.56%) SAP
4 6 (4.92%) Sybase
4 6 (4.92%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.28%) HP
5 4 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.28%) Reuters
5 4 (3.28%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.28%) Charles River
5 4 (3.28%) VMware
6 3 (2.46%) Citrix
6 3 (2.46%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (1.64%) Sage
7 2 (1.64%) Telerik
7 2 (1.64%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.64%) Tableau
7 2 (1.64%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.82%) Software AG
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago