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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 253 217 239
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 64 123 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 1.01% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.22% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 115 98
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
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
9036 10064 9465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.11% 82.60% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7823 8567 8558
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 November 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 28 November 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 68 (50.75%) SQL
2 62 (46.27%) Finance
3 53 (39.55%) SQL Server
4 43 (32.09%) .NET
5 38 (28.36%) Banking
6 33 (24.63%) Unit Testing
7 32 (23.88%) C#
8 31 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (23.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (22.39%) Investment Banking
10 27 (20.15%) ETL
11 26 (19.40%) Data Management
12 25 (18.66%) MS Excel
12 25 (18.66%) Microsoft
13 23 (17.16%) Windows
13 23 (17.16%) QA
13 23 (17.16%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (15.67%) CRM
15 20 (14.93%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (14.93%) Degree
16 19 (14.18%) Data Modelling
16 19 (14.18%) JavaScript
16 19 (14.18%) T-SQL
16 19 (14.18%) Oracle
17 17 (12.69%) SharePoint
17 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (11.94%) jQuery
18 16 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 17 (12.69%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.21%) IIS
3 4 (2.99%) CMS
4 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.49%) JBoss
5 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.75%) Drupal
6 1 (0.75%) WordPress
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.75%) Node.js
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (18.66%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 4 (2.99%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.99%) SAP GRC
3 3 (2.24%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.75%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.75%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) SaaS
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) IaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.75%) Force.com
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) SDH
1 3 (2.24%) WAN
1 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.24%) DNS
1 3 (2.24%) Internet
1 3 (2.24%) DWDM
1 3 (2.24%) MPLS
1 3 (2.24%) OSPF
1 3 (2.24%) BGP
1 3 (2.24%) Firewall
1 3 (2.24%) Network Security
1 3 (2.24%) Junos
1 3 (2.24%) Multicast
2 2 (1.49%) VoIP
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) SSL
3 1 (0.75%) SAN
3 1 (0.75%) VPN
3 1 (0.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (39.55%) SQL Server
2 31 (23.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (14.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (11.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (8.21%) Oracle OLAP
8 11 (8.21%) OLAP
8 11 (8.21%) Relational Database
8 11 (8.21%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (4.48%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.99%) MySQL
11 4 (2.99%) DTS
11 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (2.24%) QlikView
12 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.48%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.48%) Subversion
3 6 (4.48%) JIRA
4 5 (3.73%) Selenium
4 5 (3.73%) JUnit
4 5 (3.73%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.73%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.75%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.75%) TestPartner
7 1 (0.75%) Maven
7 1 (0.75%) Rational Robot
7 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.75%) RequisitePro
General
1 62 (46.27%) Finance
2 38 (28.36%) Banking
3 30 (22.39%) Investment Banking
4 14 (10.45%) Front Office
5 13 (9.70%) Legal
6 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.24%) Back Office
7 3 (2.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Retail
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
8 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (44.03%) Developer
2 40 (29.85%) Analyst
3 15 (11.19%) ETL Developer
4 13 (9.70%) Technical Analyst
5 12 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.72%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Technical Support
8 8 (5.97%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.97%) Technical Support Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) IT Trainer
9 7 (5.22%) Trainer
9 7 (5.22%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Tester
11 5 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.73%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.09%) .NET
2 16 (11.94%) XML
2 16 (11.94%) jQuery
3 15 (11.19%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.21%) .NET Framework
5 10 (7.46%) HTML
6 8 (5.97%) WCF
7 6 (4.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (4.48%) SOAP
7 6 (4.48%) Web Services
8 5 (3.73%) CSS
8 5 (3.73%) Ajax
9 4 (2.99%) NHibernate
10 3 (2.24%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (2.24%) WinForms
11 2 (1.49%) Spring
11 2 (1.49%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.49%) XSLT
11 2 (1.49%) JSP
11 2 (1.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.70%) Equities
3 11 (8.21%) Reference Data
4 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.72%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.48%) SWIFT
7 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.99%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.99%) Data Extraction
8 4 (2.99%) User Experience
8 4 (2.99%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.99%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.24%) FMCG
9 3 (2.24%) iPad
9 3 (2.24%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.24%) Economics
10 2 (1.49%) Open Source
10 2 (1.49%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.75%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.16%) Windows
2 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (10.45%) UNIX
4 12 (8.96%) Linux
5 10 (7.46%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) CentOS
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.63%) Unit Testing
2 31 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.15%) ETL
4 26 (19.40%) Data Management
5 23 (17.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (15.67%) CRM
7 19 (14.18%) Data Modelling
8 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.45%) Integration Testing
10 13 (9.70%) Scrum
11 12 (8.96%) Technical Analysis
12 11 (8.21%) Project Management
12 11 (8.21%) ITIL
12 11 (8.21%) Data Architecture
12 11 (8.21%) OpenUP
12 11 (8.21%) Software Architecture
13 10 (7.46%) Software Testing
14 9 (6.72%) Risk Management
14 9 (6.72%) Change Management
14 9 (6.72%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.75%) SQL
2 32 (23.88%) C#
3 19 (14.18%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.18%) T-SQL
4 15 (11.19%) VB.NET
4 15 (11.19%) Java
5 11 (8.21%) C++
6 7 (5.22%) PHP
7 5 (3.73%) Python
8 4 (2.99%) VBA
9 3 (2.24%) Perl
10 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.75%) VBScript
11 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Degree
2 8 (5.97%) ISEB
3 6 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) JNCIE
5 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.24%) CCIE
6 1 (0.75%) PhD
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.16%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (2.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.18%) Oracle
3 14 (10.45%) Business Objects
4 13 (9.70%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (7.46%) SAP
6 6 (4.48%) Sybase
7 5 (3.73%) Cerillion
8 4 (2.99%) Charles River
9 3 (2.24%) Cisco
9 3 (2.24%) HP
9 3 (2.24%) Juniper
10 2 (1.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.49%) Sage
10 2 (1.49%) Reuters
10 2 (1.49%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.75%) StatPro
11 1 (0.75%) LexisNexis
11 1 (0.75%) webMethods
11 1 (0.75%) IBM
11 1 (0.75%) Algorithmics
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