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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 253 190 214
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +24
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 65 145 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 1.22% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.49% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 58 143 101
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +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
9142 9756 10249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 81.87% 81.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7673 8494 9357
Average salary £56,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,695 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 92 (56.10%) Finance
2 68 (41.46%) SQL
3 64 (39.02%) Banking
4 63 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (32.32%) SQL Server
6 50 (30.49%) Unit Testing
7 48 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (29.27%) .NET
8 40 (24.39%) Data Management
8 40 (24.39%) Investment Banking
9 34 (20.73%) C#
9 34 (20.73%) MS Excel
10 32 (19.51%) QA
11 31 (18.90%) SharePoint
12 30 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (17.07%) Degree
13 28 (17.07%) ETL
14 26 (15.85%) CRM
14 26 (15.85%) Oracle
15 25 (15.24%) ISEB
16 24 (14.63%) Java
17 23 (14.02%) ASP.NET
17 23 (14.02%) XML
17 23 (14.02%) Technical Analysis
18 22 (13.41%) MS Office
18 22 (13.41%) JavaScript
18 22 (13.41%) Equities
19 21 (12.80%) Scrum
19 21 (12.80%) Legal
19 21 (12.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (18.90%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.88%) IIS
3 6 (3.66%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.44%) CMS
6 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 34 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.41%) MS Office
3 5 (3.05%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.22%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.22%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.61%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) IaaS
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
1 1 (0.61%) Force.com
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) DNS
2 3 (1.83%) Firewall
2 3 (1.83%) SDH
2 3 (1.83%) WAN
2 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.83%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) DWDM
2 3 (1.83%) MPLS
2 3 (1.83%) OSPF
2 3 (1.83%) BGP
2 3 (1.83%) Multicast
2 3 (1.83%) Junos
2 3 (1.83%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
3 1 (0.61%) SSL
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.32%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (12.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (10.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 17 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (9.76%) OLAP
6 16 (9.76%) Oracle OLAP
7 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.66%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.44%) MySQL
11 3 (1.83%) MS Access
11 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.22%) DTS
13 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 14 (8.54%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.49%) Subversion
2 9 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.27%) JIRA
3 7 (4.27%) SpecFlow
3 7 (4.27%) WebDriver
3 7 (4.27%) Selenium
3 7 (4.27%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (2.44%) JUnit
6 2 (1.22%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.61%) TestPartner
7 1 (0.61%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) NUnit
7 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.61%) Ant
7 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 92 (56.10%) Finance
2 64 (39.02%) Banking
3 40 (24.39%) Investment Banking
4 21 (12.80%) Legal
5 17 (10.37%) Front Office
6 9 (5.49%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.44%) Publishing
9 3 (1.83%) Retail
10 1 (0.61%) Marketing
10 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (43.90%) Developer
2 42 (25.61%) Analyst
3 20 (12.20%) ETL Developer
4 18 (10.98%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 15 (9.15%) Business Analyst
7 13 (7.93%) Technical Analyst
8 12 (7.32%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Test Analyst
9 10 (6.10%) Project Manager
9 10 (6.10%) Consultant
10 8 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Technical Business Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.27%) QA Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Systems Integration Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.27%) .NET
2 23 (14.02%) ASP.NET
2 23 (14.02%) XML
3 16 (9.76%) HTML
3 16 (9.76%) jQuery
4 15 (9.15%) .NET Framework
5 10 (6.10%) CSS
5 10 (6.10%) Ajax
6 9 (5.49%) Web Services
7 8 (4.88%) WCF
7 8 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (4.27%) SOAP
9 6 (3.66%) HTML5
10 5 (3.05%) XHTML
11 3 (1.83%) XSLT
11 3 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.22%) GWT
12 2 (1.22%) WPF
12 2 (1.22%) Ext JS
12 2 (1.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.41%) Equities
2 20 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.76%) Reference Data
4 15 (9.15%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.10%) User Experience
6 9 (5.49%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.66%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.66%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.05%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.83%) Open Source
9 3 (1.83%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.22%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.61%) Derivative
11 1 (0.61%) Statistics
11 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.20%) Windows
2 13 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (7.32%) Linux
4 9 (5.49%) UNIX
5 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (30.49%) Unit Testing
3 48 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 40 (24.39%) Data Management
5 28 (17.07%) ETL
6 26 (15.85%) CRM
7 23 (14.02%) Technical Analysis
8 21 (12.80%) Scrum
9 20 (12.20%) Test Scripting
9 20 (12.20%) Data Modelling
9 20 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (11.59%) Project Management
10 19 (11.59%) Software Testing
11 18 (10.98%) Software Architecture
11 18 (10.98%) Integration Testing
11 18 (10.98%) Data Architecture
12 17 (10.37%) Test Management
12 17 (10.37%) Multithreading
12 17 (10.37%) Test Strategy
12 17 (10.37%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 68 (41.46%) SQL
2 34 (20.73%) C#
3 24 (14.63%) Java
4 22 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.20%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.88%) C++
7 5 (3.05%) VB
7 5 (3.05%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.44%) VBA
8 4 (2.44%) PHP
9 3 (1.83%) Python
9 3 (1.83%) Perl
10 2 (1.22%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.22%) Ruby
10 2 (1.22%) VB6
11 1 (0.61%) Ada
11 1 (0.61%) VBScript
11 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (17.07%) Degree
2 25 (15.24%) ISEB
3 10 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.27%) CISM
5 7 (4.27%) CCNP
5 7 (4.27%) CISSP
6 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.66%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.83%) JNCIE
7 3 (1.83%) CCIE
7 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) MCTS
8 1 (0.61%) PhD
8 1 (0.61%) MCSD
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (19.51%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) Section 508
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (8.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (15.85%) Oracle
2 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.37%) Business Objects
4 16 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.88%) SAP
6 7 (4.27%) Cerillion
7 5 (3.05%) VMware
7 5 (3.05%) Telerik
8 3 (1.83%) Sybase
8 3 (1.83%) Cisco
8 3 (1.83%) IBM
8 3 (1.83%) Juniper
9 2 (1.22%) thinkFolio
9 2 (1.22%) Tableau
9 2 (1.22%) hybris
9 2 (1.22%) Demandware
9 2 (1.22%) HP
9 2 (1.22%) webMethods
9 2 (1.22%) StatPro
9 2 (1.22%) JBoss
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Equity + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 22 days ago