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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 258 178 231
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +53
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 73 160 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 1.32% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.63% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 62 157 87
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
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
9686 9797 10309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.29% 80.87% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8022 8634 9418
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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.

1 101 (55.49%) Finance
2 73 (40.11%) Banking
3 65 (35.71%) SQL
4 64 (35.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 59 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (31.87%) Unit Testing
7 52 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 49 (26.92%) .NET
9 39 (21.43%) Investment Banking
10 38 (20.88%) Data Management
11 37 (20.33%) C#
12 33 (18.13%) QA
13 32 (17.58%) Degree
14 28 (15.38%) Test Scripting
14 28 (15.38%) ASP.NET
14 28 (15.38%) ISEB
15 27 (14.84%) Java
15 27 (14.84%) MS Excel
15 27 (14.84%) Technical Analysis
16 26 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 25 (13.74%) Equities
18 24 (13.19%) Legal
18 24 (13.19%) Integration Testing
19 23 (12.64%) SharePoint
20 22 (12.09%) CRM
20 22 (12.09%) JavaScript
20 22 (12.09%) Oracle
20 22 (12.09%) Front Office
21 21 (11.54%) Change Management
21 21 (11.54%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (12.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.49%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.75%) CMS
3 5 (2.75%) IIS
3 5 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.34%) MS Office
3 5 (2.75%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) SAP Business One
2 4 (2.20%) Pivotal CRM
2 4 (2.20%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.55%) Force.com
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.85%) DNS
2 4 (2.20%) Internet
3 3 (1.65%) DWDM
3 3 (1.65%) MPLS
3 3 (1.65%) OSPF
3 3 (1.65%) BGP
3 3 (1.65%) Firewall
3 3 (1.65%) Network Security
3 3 (1.65%) SDH
3 3 (1.65%) WAN
3 3 (1.65%) Junos
3 3 (1.65%) Multicast
3 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) SAN
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (9.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (5.49%) Oracle OLAP
7 10 (5.49%) OLAP
8 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.75%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.20%) MS Access
12 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.65%) MySQL
14 2 (1.10%) SQLPlus
14 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.40%) Subversion
4 7 (3.85%) JIRA
4 7 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 7 (3.85%) Selenium
5 6 (3.30%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.30%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.75%) MSTest
6 5 (2.75%) Moq
6 5 (2.75%) NUnit
7 3 (1.65%) JUnit
8 2 (1.10%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.10%) Toad
9 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.55%) Ant
9 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 101 (55.49%) Finance
2 73 (40.11%) Banking
3 39 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 24 (13.19%) Legal
5 22 (12.09%) Front Office
6 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.85%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.20%) Publishing
9 3 (1.65%) Retail
9 3 (1.65%) Billing
10 2 (1.10%) Marketing
11 1 (0.55%) Local Government
11 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (40.66%) Developer
2 52 (28.57%) Analyst
3 22 (12.09%) Business Analyst
4 20 (10.99%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.69%) Consultant
5 14 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 14 (7.69%) ETL Developer
6 13 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (6.59%) .NET Developer
7 12 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.49%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (5.49%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.49%) Technical Business Analyst
10 8 (4.40%) QA Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.40%) Business Systems Analyst
10 8 (4.40%) Technology Consultant
11 7 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.92%) .NET
2 28 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 20 (10.99%) HTML
4 18 (9.89%) XML
5 17 (9.34%) .NET Framework
6 15 (8.24%) CSS
7 13 (7.14%) jQuery
8 10 (5.49%) HTML5
9 9 (4.95%) WCF
9 9 (4.95%) Ajax
10 7 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (3.30%) SOAP
11 6 (3.30%) Web Services
11 6 (3.30%) XSLT
12 5 (2.75%) XHTML
12 5 (2.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 5 (2.75%) Silverlight
12 5 (2.75%) LINQ
12 5 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.65%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.74%) Equities
2 15 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.49%) Reference Data
4 8 (4.40%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.65%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.10%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.10%) Open Source
9 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.55%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.55%) Derivative
9 1 (0.55%) Statistics
9 1 (0.55%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.89%) Windows
2 12 (6.59%) Linux
3 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.95%) UNIX
5 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 59 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (31.87%) Unit Testing
4 38 (20.88%) Data Management
5 28 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 27 (14.84%) Technical Analysis
7 24 (13.19%) Integration Testing
8 22 (12.09%) CRM
9 21 (11.54%) Scrum
9 21 (11.54%) Change Management
10 20 (10.99%) ETL
10 20 (10.99%) Multithreading
10 20 (10.99%) Low Latency
11 19 (10.44%) Software Testing
12 18 (9.89%) Project Management
13 17 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (9.34%) Test Strategy
14 16 (8.79%) Test Management
15 15 (8.24%) MVC
15 15 (8.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.71%) SQL
2 37 (20.33%) C#
3 27 (14.84%) Java
4 22 (12.09%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.24%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.95%) C++
7 5 (2.75%) VBA
7 5 (2.75%) VB
7 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.20%) Perl
9 3 (1.65%) Python
10 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.10%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.10%) VB6
10 2 (1.10%) Ruby
10 2 (1.10%) PHP
10 2 (1.10%) C
11 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (17.58%) Degree
2 28 (15.38%) ISEB
3 11 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.40%) CISM
5 8 (4.40%) CISSP
5 8 (4.40%) CCNP
6 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.75%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.65%) JNCIE
8 3 (1.65%) CCIE
9 1 (0.55%) MCSD
9 1 (0.55%) MCSE
9 1 (0.55%) PhD
9 1 (0.55%) MCTS
9 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.13%) QA
2 8 (4.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Section 508
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (12.09%) Oracle
2 20 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.34%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 10 (5.49%) SAP
6 6 (3.30%) Cerillion
7 5 (2.75%) VMware
7 5 (2.75%) Telerik
8 4 (2.20%) Tableau
8 4 (2.20%) thinkFolio
8 4 (2.20%) webMethods
8 4 (2.20%) StatPro
9 3 (1.65%) Juniper
9 3 (1.65%) Sybase
9 3 (1.65%) HP
9 3 (1.65%) Cisco
9 3 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.10%) Cognos
10 2 (1.10%) ATG
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago