The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 31 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 310 327 368
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +41
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 926 726 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.71% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.91% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 761 615 614
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87953 80082 86084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.81% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71376 66038 73828
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

System Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the England region.

System Testing Salary Trend in England

System Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in England

System Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -45 373 £49,000 +8.88% 27
South East +58 214 £40,000 +14.28% 13
East of England +5 77 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Yorkshire +28 73 £33,500 +19.64% 9
North West +19 62 £32,500 - 4
West Midlands +10 43 £42,350 +12.93% 5
East Midlands +16 40 £45,000 +42.85% 4
South West -16 27 £37,500 -3.84% 4
North East -8 1 £25,000 -9.09% 3
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System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 744 (41.22%) SQL
2 516 (28.59%) Finance
3 470 (26.04%) .NET
4 411 (22.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 410 (22.71%) C#
6 408 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
7 404 (22.38%) QA
8 397 (21.99%) SQL Server
9 360 (19.94%) Oracle
10 352 (19.50%) Microsoft
11 331 (18.34%) Degree
12 294 (16.29%) XML
13 293 (16.23%) ISEB
14 280 (15.51%) Windows
15 278 (15.40%) Unit Testing
16 261 (14.46%) ASP.NET
17 246 (13.63%) JavaScript
18 237 (13.13%) Java
19 233 (12.91%) Web Services
20 231 (12.80%) Software Testing
21 219 (12.13%) HTML
22 215 (11.91%) Test Scripting
23 212 (11.75%) Integration Testing
24 194 (10.75%) Regression Testing
25 193 (10.69%) MS Excel
26 187 (10.36%) Scrum
27 173 (9.58%) Linux
28 170 (9.42%) SOAP
29 158 (8.75%) OO
30 154 (8.53%) Banking

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 134 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.49%) CMS
3 28 (1.55%) MediaWiki
4 25 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
5 24 (1.33%) WebLogic
6 23 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.11%) IIS
8 18 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 17 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.55%) Apache
11 9 (0.50%) Confluence
12 7 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (0.39%) ArcGIS
12 7 (0.39%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.33%) Node.js
14 5 (0.28%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.22%) SAS
16 3 (0.17%) Drupal
16 3 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 193 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 99 (5.48%) MS Office
3 39 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.05%) InfoPath
5 16 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.83%) MS Project
7 7 (0.39%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (2.22%) SAP FI
2 35 (1.94%) SAP CO
3 34 (1.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 33 (1.83%) Magento
5 32 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
6 29 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 22 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 20 (1.11%) SAP HR
10 19 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
11 18 (1.00%) Visualfiles
11 18 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
12 16 (0.89%) Oracle Payroll
12 16 (0.89%) Oracle HRMS
13 13 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
14 11 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
14 11 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
14 11 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
15 8 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
15 8 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.78%) SaaS
2 14 (0.78%) Taleo
3 13 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.44%) Force.com
5 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.055%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.16%) Internet
2 26 (1.44%) Firewall
3 11 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.61%) WAN
3 11 (0.61%) OSPF
3 11 (0.61%) BGP
3 11 (0.61%) Multicast
4 10 (0.55%) Junos
5 9 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (0.50%) SDH
5 9 (0.50%) DNS
5 9 (0.50%) DWDM
5 9 (0.50%) MPLS
6 8 (0.44%) Network Security
7 7 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.39%) HTTP
8 5 (0.28%) Intranet
9 4 (0.22%) GSM
10 3 (0.17%) 4G
10 3 (0.17%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 88 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 59 (3.27%) MySQL
7 56 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 51 (2.83%) Oracle Database
9 35 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 19 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (0.83%) SQLPlus
13 14 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (0.55%) DTS
17 9 (0.50%) QlikView
17 9 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 119 (6.59%) Selenium
2 108 (5.98%) Visual Studio
3 99 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 75 (4.16%) Jenkins
5 68 (3.77%) SoapUI
6 57 (3.16%) QuickTest Pro
7 55 (3.05%) Git (software)
8 51 (2.83%) JIRA
9 49 (2.71%) Subversion
10 44 (2.44%) JUnit
11 42 (2.33%) Maven
12 36 (1.99%) Eclipse
13 32 (1.77%) Cucumber
14 28 (1.55%) FitNesse
15 27 (1.50%) Selenium IDE
16 26 (1.44%) TeamCity
17 25 (1.39%) Ranorex
18 22 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 21 (1.16%) Ant
20 19 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 516 (28.59%) Finance
2 154 (8.53%) Banking
3 98 (5.43%) Retail
4 59 (3.27%) Legal
5 55 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 36 (1.99%) Publishing
8 34 (1.88%) Front Office
9 29 (1.61%) Marketing
10 24 (1.33%) Law
11 22 (1.22%) Back Office
12 21 (1.16%) Electronics
13 19 (1.05%) Games
14 17 (0.94%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.61%) Advertising
16 10 (0.55%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.33%) Billing
17 6 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 552 (30.58%) Developer
2 522 (28.92%) Analyst
3 208 (11.52%) Test Analyst
4 205 (11.36%) Tester
5 196 (10.86%) Consultant
6 146 (8.09%) .NET Developer
7 143 (7.92%) Business Analyst
8 126 (6.98%) C# Developer
9 116 (6.43%) Test Engineer
10 110 (6.09%) Senior Developer
11 95 (5.26%) Java Developer
12 93 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
13 87 (4.82%) Programmer
14 83 (4.60%) Systems Analyst
15 72 (3.99%) Senior Test Engineer
16 71 (3.93%) Junior
17 64 (3.55%) Test Manager
18 63 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
18 63 (3.49%) Software Tester
19 62 (3.43%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 470 (26.04%) .NET
2 294 (16.29%) XML
3 261 (14.46%) ASP.NET
4 233 (12.91%) Web Services
5 219 (12.13%) HTML
6 170 (9.42%) SOAP
7 140 (7.76%) .NET Framework
8 134 (7.42%) WCF
9 103 (5.71%) CSS
10 92 (5.10%) Spring
11 79 (4.38%) Hibernate
12 74 (4.10%) WF
13 68 (3.77%) J2EE
13 68 (3.77%) Ajax
14 63 (3.49%) XSLT
15 60 (3.32%) JSP
16 58 (3.21%) WPF
17 57 (3.16%) jQuery
18 50 (2.77%) REST
19 49 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.70%) Computer Science
2 83 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 59 (3.27%) Open Source
4 55 (3.05%) Equities
5 52 (2.88%) Mathematics
6 47 (2.60%) Client/Server
7 35 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 29 (1.61%) Derivative
9 25 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 15 (0.83%) Statistics
11 14 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (0.78%) Visualisation
12 13 (0.72%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.66%) W3C
14 11 (0.61%) CMDB
14 11 (0.61%) AS400
14 11 (0.61%) NHS
15 10 (0.55%) Replication
15 10 (0.55%) iSeries
15 10 (0.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 280 (15.51%) Windows
2 173 (9.58%) Linux
3 88 (4.88%) UNIX
4 46 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 44 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (2.33%) Android
7 33 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.66%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.50%) Windows Vista
9 9 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.39%) AIX
12 6 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.11%) zOS
15 2 (0.11%) SUSE
15 2 (0.11%) CentOS
15 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (22.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 408 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (15.40%) Unit Testing
4 231 (12.80%) Software Testing
5 215 (11.91%) Test Scripting
6 212 (11.75%) Integration Testing
7 194 (10.75%) Regression Testing
8 187 (10.36%) Scrum
9 158 (8.75%) OO
10 140 (7.76%) Automated Testing
10 140 (7.76%) Manual Testing
11 129 (7.15%) MVC
12 128 (7.09%) TDD
13 125 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
14 124 (6.87%) Project Management
15 116 (6.43%) E-Commerce
16 115 (6.37%) Automation Testing
17 109 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
18 108 (5.98%) Business Analysis
19 105 (5.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 744 (41.22%) SQL
2 410 (22.71%) C#
3 246 (13.63%) JavaScript
4 237 (13.13%) Java
5 129 (7.15%) VB.NET
6 109 (6.04%) Python
7 103 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 93 (5.15%) C++
9 70 (3.88%) PL/SQL
10 58 (3.21%) PHP
11 53 (2.94%) C
11 53 (2.94%) VB
12 48 (2.66%) Ruby
13 32 (1.77%) VBScript
14 31 (1.72%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.33%) XPath
16 21 (1.16%) VB6
17 20 (1.11%) Bash Shell
17 20 (1.11%) ABAP
17 20 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 331 (18.34%) Degree
2 293 (16.23%) ISEB
3 142 (7.87%) ISTQB
4 99 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 66 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 61 (3.38%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (1.50%) CTC Cleared
9 19 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.89%) CISSP
12 13 (0.72%) CITP
12 13 (0.72%) MBCS
12 13 (0.72%) OCPJWCD
12 13 (0.72%) Sun Certification
13 10 (0.55%) OCPJP
14 9 (0.50%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.50%) CISM
14 9 (0.50%) MCSE
14 9 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 404 (22.38%) QA
2 26 (1.44%) SLA
3 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.055%) HL7
5 1 (0.055%) Section 508
System Software
1 16 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 152 (8.42%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.055%) SCCM
3 1 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.055%) Control-M
3 1 (0.055%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.055%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 360 (19.94%) Oracle
2 352 (19.50%) Microsoft
3 121 (6.70%) SAP
4 103 (5.71%) HP
5 37 (2.05%) Business Objects
6 35 (1.94%) IBM
7 32 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.00%) hybris
9 17 (0.94%) Sun
9 17 (0.94%) Zend
10 16 (0.89%) Tableau
10 16 (0.89%) Cisco
11 15 (0.83%) Perforce
12 14 (0.78%) Peoplefluent
13 13 (0.72%) JBoss
14 12 (0.66%) Informatica
15 11 (0.61%) ATG
16 10 (0.55%) Retek
16 10 (0.55%) Juniper
17 9 (0.50%) Google
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Lewis Paige
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £42350 per annum + Pension, Benefits, Parking, 25+8 hol
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65k + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago