The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 389 359 371
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 693 852 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.76% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.92% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 592 746 562
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.69%
System Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86163 92428 83762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.21% 82.12% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70540 74921 69566
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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 -64 226 £50,000 +5.26% 30
South East +51 197 £42,500 +6.25% 15
East of England +39 62 £50,000 +44.92% 6
Yorkshire +1 56 £45,000 +34.32% 6
North West +1 55 £35,000 +16.66% 8
West Midlands -25 41 £35,000 -17.64% 12
East Midlands +1 29 £47,000 +4.44% 5
South West -29 22 £40,000 -23.80% 10
North East -5 3 £41,000 -8.88%
Midlands - 1 £26,500 -
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

1 667 (47.41%) SQL
2 449 (31.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 444 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
4 396 (28.14%) Finance
5 297 (21.11%) Oracle
6 282 (20.04%) .NET
7 272 (19.33%) QA
8 239 (16.99%) ISEB
9 237 (16.84%) Microsoft
10 236 (16.77%) C#
11 218 (15.49%) Degree
12 213 (15.14%) SQL Server
13 185 (13.15%) Regression Testing
14 184 (13.08%) Integration Testing
15 178 (12.65%) Java
16 177 (12.58%) Windows
17 170 (12.08%) HTML
18 167 (11.87%) Unit Testing
19 162 (11.51%) Test Scripting
20 161 (11.44%) JavaScript
20 161 (11.44%) XML
21 151 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
22 136 (9.67%) Test Management
23 132 (9.38%) TDD
24 130 (9.24%) Software Testing
24 130 (9.24%) Test Strategy
25 127 (9.03%) Scrum
26 124 (8.81%) PL/SQL
27 120 (8.53%) Selenium
28 117 (8.32%) ISTQB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 52 (3.70%) IIS
2 45 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.35%) JBoss
4 32 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 24 (1.71%) Apache
6 18 (1.28%) CMS
7 14 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.92%) MQSeries
9 12 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (0.85%) Lync
9 12 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.57%) GlassFish
10 8 (0.57%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.43%) SAS
11 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Process Server
12 5 (0.36%) Quickr
12 5 (0.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 117 (8.32%) MS Excel
2 69 (4.90%) MS Office
3 19 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.57%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.50%) GNU Octave
6 7 (0.50%) MS Project
7 3 (0.21%) FastStats
8 2 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 98 (6.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 74 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 69 (4.90%) Oracle HRMS
4 66 (4.69%) Oracle Payables
4 66 (4.69%) Oracle Receivables
5 58 (4.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 47 (3.34%) Oracle Financials
7 31 (2.20%) Oracle Assets
8 28 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
9 24 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
10 23 (1.63%) Oracle Payroll
11 13 (0.92%) Oracle SCM
11 13 (0.92%) SAP SCM
12 12 (0.85%) SAP APO
13 11 (0.78%) SAP MM
13 11 (0.78%) Towers Watson Igloo
14 10 (0.71%) SAP SD
15 9 (0.64%) SAP PP
15 9 (0.64%) AWD
16 8 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.63%) SaaS
2 19 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.92%) Office 365
4 10 (0.71%) Google App Engine
4 10 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.28%) Veeva
5 4 (0.28%) Taleo
5 4 (0.28%) Force.com
5 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.14%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.071%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.99%) Internet
2 16 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.85%) Unified Communications
4 11 (0.78%) DNS
5 10 (0.71%) DHCP
6 7 (0.50%) SMTP
6 7 (0.50%) SNMP
7 6 (0.43%) Wireless
7 6 (0.43%) HTTP
8 5 (0.36%) VoIP
8 5 (0.36%) Firewall
9 4 (0.28%) Broadband
9 4 (0.28%) PPP
9 4 (0.28%) 4G
10 3 (0.21%) LTE
10 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.21%) 3G
11 2 (0.14%) 802.11
11 2 (0.14%) Intranet
11 2 (0.14%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.12%) Relational Database
3 62 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (3.41%) Oracle Database
8 43 (3.06%) Oracle Discoverer
9 31 (2.20%) MySQL
10 28 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (1.21%) DB2
14 16 (1.14%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.07%) DbVisualizer
15 15 (1.07%) Big Data
16 14 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (1.00%) Data Mining
17 13 (0.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 120 (8.53%) Selenium
2 89 (6.33%) Oracle Forms
3 71 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 63 (4.48%) Jenkins
6 58 (4.12%) Visual Studio
7 51 (3.62%) TeamCity
8 45 (3.20%) Hudson
8 45 (3.20%) SoapUI
9 42 (2.99%) JIRA
10 40 (2.84%) Cucumber
11 35 (2.49%) SpecFlow
12 31 (2.20%) Eclipse
13 30 (2.13%) Subversion
14 26 (1.85%) Git (software)
15 25 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
16 18 (1.28%) LoadRunner
17 16 (1.14%) Toad
18 15 (1.07%) JUnit
19 14 (1.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 396 (28.14%) Finance
2 87 (6.18%) Retail
3 70 (4.98%) Banking
4 30 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.06%) Front Office
6 28 (1.99%) Marketing
7 24 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.35%) Legal
9 17 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.14%) Back Office
11 11 (0.78%) Advertising
11 11 (0.78%) Billing
12 10 (0.71%) Law
13 8 (0.57%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.50%) Games
15 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.28%) Publishing
17 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.21%) Electronics
17 3 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 504 (35.82%) Analyst
2 324 (23.03%) Developer
3 187 (13.29%) Test Analyst
4 155 (11.02%) Business Analyst
5 141 (10.02%) Tester
6 124 (8.81%) Test Manager
7 121 (8.60%) Consultant
8 93 (6.61%) Systems Analyst
9 89 (6.33%) .NET Developer
10 75 (5.33%) Software Developer
11 65 (4.62%) Oracle Analyst
12 63 (4.48%) C# Developer
13 51 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
14 50 (3.55%) Junior
14 50 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
15 47 (3.34%) Senior Developer
16 46 (3.27%) Applications Support
16 46 (3.27%) Agile Business Analyst
17 44 (3.13%) Support Analyst
18 42 (2.99%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (20.04%) .NET
2 170 (12.08%) HTML
3 161 (11.44%) XML
4 116 (8.24%) Web Services
5 102 (7.25%) ASP.NET
6 100 (7.11%) jQuery
7 99 (7.04%) CSS
8 66 (4.69%) .NET Framework
9 53 (3.77%) WCF
10 46 (3.27%) SOAP
10 46 (3.27%) J2EE
11 39 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (2.49%) HTML5
13 32 (2.27%) WPF
14 28 (1.99%) Spring
15 27 (1.92%) RESTful
16 26 (1.85%) Entity Framework
17 24 (1.71%) Ajax
17 24 (1.71%) JSP
17 24 (1.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 151 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 70 (4.98%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 27 (1.92%) Statistics
6 26 (1.85%) Data Extraction
7 24 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 22 (1.56%) User Experience
9 19 (1.35%) Replication
9 19 (1.35%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.21%) Data Integration
10 17 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.00%) Open Source
12 12 (0.85%) Fixed Income
12 12 (0.85%) W3C
13 11 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.64%) Credit Risk
14 9 (0.64%) Semantic Web
15 8 (0.57%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 177 (12.58%) Windows
2 116 (8.24%) UNIX
3 103 (7.32%) Linux
4 28 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (1.71%) Windows 7
6 21 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.78%) Windows Phone
8 11 (0.78%) Android
8 11 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.50%) Solaris
11 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.43%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.36%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (31.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 444 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (13.15%) Regression Testing
4 184 (13.08%) Integration Testing
5 167 (11.87%) Unit Testing
6 162 (11.51%) Test Scripting
7 136 (9.67%) Test Management
8 132 (9.38%) TDD
9 130 (9.24%) Software Testing
9 130 (9.24%) Test Strategy
10 127 (9.03%) Scrum
11 115 (8.17%) Automated Testing
12 109 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
13 105 (7.46%) ERP
14 104 (7.39%) Project Management
14 104 (7.39%) Test Automation
15 99 (7.04%) Automation Testing
16 93 (6.61%) Business Analysis
17 92 (6.54%) OO
18 89 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 667 (47.41%) SQL
2 236 (16.77%) C#
3 178 (12.65%) Java
4 161 (11.44%) JavaScript
5 124 (8.81%) PL/SQL
6 61 (4.34%) T-SQL
7 45 (3.20%) C++
8 42 (2.99%) PHP
9 41 (2.91%) VB
10 38 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 26 (1.85%) VBA
12 25 (1.78%) C
13 17 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.14%) Python
15 10 (0.71%) R
16 9 (0.64%) Perl
16 9 (0.64%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.57%) XAML
17 8 (0.57%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.57%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 239 (16.99%) ISEB
2 218 (15.49%) Degree
3 117 (8.32%) ISTQB
4 72 (5.12%) Security Cleared
5 71 (5.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 67 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 55 (3.91%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.71%) ACCA
8 24 (1.71%) CIMA
9 23 (1.63%) ICAEW
9 23 (1.63%) AAT
10 8 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.36%) CSQA
13 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.21%) PMP
14 3 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (19.33%) QA
2 28 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.43%) SLA
5 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.21%) Basel II
6 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) TickIT
8 1 (0.071%) FATCA
8 1 (0.071%) EMIR
8 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.28%) XenApp
3 4 (0.28%) Firmware
4 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.14%) vSphere
5 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.071%) KVM
6 1 (0.071%) XenServer
6 1 (0.071%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (3.34%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.14%) Ansible
3 2 (0.14%) Iperf
3 2 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 297 (21.11%) Oracle
2 237 (16.84%) Microsoft
3 80 (5.69%) SAP
4 58 (4.12%) HP
5 37 (2.63%) Telerik
6 26 (1.85%) IBM
7 25 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (1.78%) DevExpress
8 22 (1.56%) Business Objects
9 19 (1.35%) VMware
10 17 (1.21%) Retek
11 16 (1.14%) Siebel
12 14 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
13 12 (0.85%) Google
14 11 (0.78%) Teradata
14 11 (0.78%) Cognos
15 9 (0.64%) webMethods
15 9 (0.64%) BT
15 9 (0.64%) MKS
16 8 (0.57%) Xamarin
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Amigo Loans
Salary: From £41,616 to £50,417 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus outstanding package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits and bonuses)
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago