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 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 365 352 384
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 746 732 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.90% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 647 648 604
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +2.59%
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
86490 81595 87043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.11% 81.34% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69851 67651 73993
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -24 307 £50,000 +5.26% 21
South East +6 168 £40,000 - 19
East of England +16 61 £36,250 -9.37% 5
Yorkshire -25 58 £33,250 -0.74% 2
East Midlands +27 54 £50,000 +62.60% 3
North West -25 43 £30,000 -27.71% 5
West Midlands -2 40 £35,000 -6.66% 3
South West -35 13 £35,000 -6.66% 7
System Testing
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System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 708 (41.11%) SQL
2 551 (32.00%) Finance
3 520 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
4 421 (24.45%) .NET
5 401 (23.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 375 (21.78%) Oracle
7 372 (21.60%) QA
8 365 (21.20%) SQL Server
9 340 (19.74%) C#
10 315 (18.29%) Microsoft
10 315 (18.29%) Degree
11 282 (16.38%) XML
12 268 (15.56%) ISEB
13 257 (14.92%) Windows
14 230 (13.36%) Software Testing
15 223 (12.95%) JavaScript
16 222 (12.89%) Unit Testing
17 218 (12.66%) Regression Testing
18 216 (12.54%) Web Services
19 209 (12.14%) HTML
20 206 (11.96%) MS Excel
21 194 (11.27%) ASP.NET
22 185 (10.74%) Java
22 185 (10.74%) Integration Testing
23 178 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
24 174 (10.10%) Manual Testing
25 172 (9.99%) Scrum
26 165 (9.58%) Test Scripting
27 155 (9.00%) ISTQB
28 154 (8.94%) HP Quality Center

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 129 (7.49%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.09%) CMS
3 32 (1.86%) IIS
4 31 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 23 (1.34%) MediaWiki
6 21 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 17 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.52%) Confluence
11 8 (0.46%) Apache
12 7 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (0.41%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.35%) Node.js
14 4 (0.23%) WordPress
14 4 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
15 3 (0.17%) Lync
15 3 (0.17%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 206 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 114 (6.62%) MS Office
3 50 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.10%) MS Project
6 12 (0.70%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.41%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 60 (3.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 49 (2.85%) Oracle EBS
3 47 (2.73%) Oracle Financials
4 41 (2.38%) Magento
5 40 (2.32%) Oracle Payables
5 40 (2.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 40 (2.32%) Oracle Assets
6 36 (2.09%) Oracle General Ledger
7 35 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
7 35 (2.03%) SAP FI
8 32 (1.86%) SAP CO
9 31 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
10 24 (1.39%) Oracle HRMS
11 21 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
12 20 (1.16%) Oracle Payroll
13 19 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (0.93%) SAP HR
15 15 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
16 11 (0.64%) Visualfiles
17 7 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.22%) SaaS
2 10 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
2 10 (0.58%) Taleo
2 10 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.52%) Force.com
4 4 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.058%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.44%) Internet
2 33 (1.92%) Firewall
3 13 (0.75%) WAN
4 11 (0.64%) OSPF
4 11 (0.64%) BGP
4 11 (0.64%) Multicast
5 10 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.58%) Junos
6 9 (0.52%) DWDM
6 9 (0.52%) MPLS
6 9 (0.52%) DNS
6 9 (0.52%) SDH
7 8 (0.46%) Network Security
8 7 (0.41%) HTTP
9 6 (0.35%) Intranet
10 4 (0.23%) SAN
11 3 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.12%) Extranet
12 2 (0.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 60 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 51 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 50 (2.90%) MySQL
9 43 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 33 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
12 23 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 20 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 19 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
14 19 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
15 17 (0.99%) OLAP
16 15 (0.87%) DTS
Development Applications
1 105 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 101 (5.87%) Selenium
3 99 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (4.07%) JIRA
5 60 (3.48%) QuickTest Pro
6 58 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 49 (2.85%) Subversion
7 49 (2.85%) SoapUI
8 47 (2.73%) Git (software)
9 38 (2.21%) JUnit
10 33 (1.92%) TeamCity
11 32 (1.86%) Eclipse
12 29 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
13 28 (1.63%) Selenium IDE
14 27 (1.57%) Maven
15 25 (1.45%) Ranorex
16 22 (1.28%) Cucumber
17 21 (1.22%) WebDriver
18 19 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 18 (1.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 551 (32.00%) Finance
2 132 (7.67%) Banking
3 115 (6.68%) Retail
4 55 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 50 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.79%) Publishing
7 44 (2.56%) Front Office
8 41 (2.38%) Legal
9 31 (1.80%) Marketing
10 20 (1.16%) Back Office
11 18 (1.05%) Law
12 17 (0.99%) Electronics
13 14 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.81%) General Ledger
14 10 (0.58%) Games
15 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.41%) Advertising
16 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.23%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 518 (30.08%) Analyst
2 483 (28.05%) Developer
3 209 (12.14%) Tester
4 186 (10.80%) Test Analyst
5 176 (10.22%) Consultant
6 126 (7.32%) Business Analyst
7 114 (6.62%) .NET Developer
8 104 (6.04%) C# Developer
9 94 (5.46%) Senior Developer
10 91 (5.28%) Test Engineer
11 81 (4.70%) Programmer
12 74 (4.30%) Junior
13 72 (4.18%) Java Developer
14 71 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
15 69 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
15 69 (4.01%) Support Analyst
16 67 (3.89%) Test Manager
17 59 (3.43%) Software Tester
18 56 (3.25%) Systems Analyst
18 56 (3.25%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (24.45%) .NET
2 282 (16.38%) XML
3 216 (12.54%) Web Services
4 209 (12.14%) HTML
5 194 (11.27%) ASP.NET
6 142 (8.25%) SOAP
7 137 (7.96%) WCF
8 126 (7.32%) .NET Framework
9 103 (5.98%) CSS
10 84 (4.88%) WF
11 76 (4.41%) Spring
12 70 (4.07%) Hibernate
13 69 (4.01%) Ajax
14 66 (3.83%) WPF
15 59 (3.43%) J2EE
16 51 (2.96%) jQuery
17 49 (2.85%) JSP
18 45 (2.61%) XSLT
19 43 (2.50%) REST
20 41 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 178 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 96 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 59 (3.43%) Open Source
5 48 (2.79%) Client/Server
6 43 (2.50%) Equities
7 35 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 32 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 28 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 25 (1.45%) Data Structures
10 25 (1.45%) Credit Risk
11 21 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.16%) Derivative
13 19 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.05%) Visualisation
15 16 (0.93%) User Experience
15 16 (0.93%) Reference Data
16 13 (0.75%) SWIFT
16 13 (0.75%) N-Tier
17 12 (0.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 257 (14.92%) Windows
2 154 (8.94%) Linux
3 85 (4.94%) UNIX
4 37 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (1.68%) Android
7 26 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.64%) AIX
9 10 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.41%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.35%) CentOS
12 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.12%) zOS
14 2 (0.12%) SUSE
14 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.058%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (23.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 230 (13.36%) Software Testing
4 222 (12.89%) Unit Testing
5 218 (12.66%) Regression Testing
6 185 (10.74%) Integration Testing
7 174 (10.10%) Manual Testing
8 172 (9.99%) Scrum
9 165 (9.58%) Test Scripting
10 153 (8.89%) Project Management
11 145 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
12 141 (8.19%) OO
13 131 (7.61%) E-Commerce
14 116 (6.74%) Automated Testing
15 112 (6.50%) Automation Testing
16 107 (6.21%) ERP
17 101 (5.87%) Test Management
17 101 (5.87%) Business Analysis
18 100 (5.81%) MVC
19 97 (5.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 708 (41.11%) SQL
2 340 (19.74%) C#
3 223 (12.95%) JavaScript
4 185 (10.74%) Java
5 116 (6.74%) VB.NET
6 107 (6.21%) T-SQL
7 102 (5.92%) PL/SQL
8 85 (4.94%) Python
9 84 (4.88%) C++
10 57 (3.31%) PHP
11 52 (3.02%) VB
12 49 (2.85%) C
13 33 (1.92%) VBScript
14 28 (1.63%) VB6
15 26 (1.51%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.45%) XPath
17 24 (1.39%) Ruby
18 17 (0.99%) Perl
19 14 (0.81%) ABAP
20 13 (0.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 315 (18.29%) Degree
2 268 (15.56%) ISEB
3 155 (9.00%) ISTQB
4 89 (5.17%) Security Cleared
5 68 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 54 (3.14%) SC Cleared
7 25 (1.45%) ACCA
7 25 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 24 (1.39%) CIMA
9 23 (1.34%) CTC Cleared
10 22 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (0.99%) AAT
13 16 (0.93%) ICAEW
14 15 (0.87%) CISSP
15 13 (0.75%) MCSE
16 12 (0.70%) PMP
16 12 (0.70%) PMI Certification
17 11 (0.64%) DV Cleared
17 11 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (21.60%) QA
2 17 (0.99%) SLA
3 13 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.29%) Basel II
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.058%) Section 508
6 1 (0.058%) TickIT
6 1 (0.058%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 15 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.17%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 154 (8.94%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (1.16%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.058%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.058%) SCCM
3 1 (0.058%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.058%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.058%) Control-M
Vendors
1 375 (21.78%) Oracle
2 315 (18.29%) Microsoft
3 112 (6.50%) HP
4 105 (6.10%) SAP
5 38 (2.21%) Business Objects
6 36 (2.09%) IBM
7 35 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.28%) hybris
9 20 (1.16%) Cisco
10 18 (1.05%) Zend
11 15 (0.87%) Tableau
11 15 (0.87%) ATG
12 14 (0.81%) JBoss
13 13 (0.75%) Apple
14 12 (0.70%) Retek
14 12 (0.70%) Sun
15 11 (0.64%) Demandware
15 11 (0.64%) VMware
15 11 (0.64%) CheckPoint
15 11 (0.64%) Cognos
Farnborough, Hampshire
Discover Financial Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent slary,Bonus and standard b
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP c50k +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £43,000 per annum GBP c40k +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Equity + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago