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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 450 374 422
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +48
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 558 750 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.77% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.90% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 442 666 494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
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
82255 83057 81542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.16% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 69160 68835 65687
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -14 184 £46,250 -7.50% 28
South East -93 118 £41,000 +2.50% 18
South West +27 65 £35,750 -10.62% 10
East of England +10 60 £50,750 +19.41% 3
North West -47 36 £29,250 -26.87% 12
West Midlands -33 35 £41,500 +18.57% 5
Yorkshire -9 32 £32,500 -18.75% 5
East Midlands -7 23 £30,000 -52.00% 1
North East -5 4 £35,577 -43.07%
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 447 (38.04%) SQL
2 426 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (33.87%) Finance
4 354 (30.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 306 (26.04%) QA
6 254 (21.62%) Oracle
7 243 (20.68%) .NET
8 226 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 220 (18.72%) ISEB
10 212 (18.04%) SDLC
11 202 (17.19%) JavaScript
12 197 (16.77%) Degree
13 196 (16.68%) Java
14 194 (16.51%) C#
15 185 (15.74%) SQL Server
16 178 (15.15%) Test Scripting
17 176 (14.98%) ISTQB
18 171 (14.55%) Regression Testing
19 170 (14.47%) XML
20 168 (14.30%) Software Testing
21 167 (14.21%) HTML
22 159 (13.53%) Unix
23 155 (13.19%) Automated Testing
24 145 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
25 138 (11.74%) Unit Testing
25 138 (11.74%) Integration Testing
26 131 (11.15%) Selenium
26 131 (11.15%) Banking
27 127 (10.81%) MS Excel
27 127 (10.81%) Test Automation

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 49 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.23%) IIS
3 27 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 23 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 22 (1.87%) CMS
6 18 (1.53%) SAS
7 17 (1.45%) MQSeries
8 12 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.94%) Lync
10 10 (0.85%) Apache
11 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.60%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.51%) JBoss
12 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 127 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 69 (5.87%) MS Office
3 17 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.11%) SPSS
5 12 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.34%) MS Project
7 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.085%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 53 (4.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 43 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (1.45%) Temenos T24
5 13 (1.11%) Oracle Payroll
6 12 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (1.02%) Oracle HRMS
7 11 (0.94%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 11 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
8 9 (0.77%) HFM
9 7 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
10 6 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
13 3 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
13 3 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
13 3 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.94%) SaaS
2 7 (0.60%) Office 365
3 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.34%) GitHub
3 4 (0.34%) PaaS
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.085%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 45 (3.83%) Internet
3 16 (1.36%) Intranet
4 14 (1.19%) DNS
5 11 (0.94%) Firewall
6 9 (0.77%) ATM
7 8 (0.68%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.68%) Wireless
8 7 (0.60%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.51%) SNMP
9 6 (0.51%) SSH
10 5 (0.43%) FTP
10 5 (0.43%) SSL
11 4 (0.34%) LAN
11 4 (0.34%) WAN
12 3 (0.26%) DHCP
12 3 (0.26%) LDAP
12 3 (0.26%) LTE
13 2 (0.17%) AMQP
13 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.70%) Relational Database
3 62 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
6 51 (4.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 46 (3.91%) Oracle Database
8 44 (3.74%) Essbase
9 38 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (2.55%) Big Data
12 26 (2.21%) Oracle OWB
13 24 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
15 21 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (1.70%) RDBMS
17 19 (1.62%) DB2
17 19 (1.62%) DbVisualizer
18 18 (1.53%) NoSQL
18 18 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 131 (11.15%) Selenium
2 100 (8.51%) JIRA
3 77 (6.55%) Jenkins
4 75 (6.38%) SoapUI
5 62 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 60 (5.11%) Cucumber
7 59 (5.02%) Visual Studio
8 50 (4.26%) WebDriver
9 41 (3.49%) Oracle Forms
10 38 (3.23%) HP UFT
11 27 (2.30%) Git (software)
12 25 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
13 22 (1.87%) Toad
14 21 (1.79%) JUnit
15 18 (1.53%) Subversion
16 14 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 13 (1.11%) Hudson
18 12 (1.02%) TestDirector
19 11 (0.94%) JBehave
19 11 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 398 (33.87%) Finance
2 131 (11.15%) Banking
3 79 (6.72%) Retail
4 37 (3.15%) Legal
5 36 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 26 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.87%) Marketing
9 20 (1.70%) Back Office
10 19 (1.62%) Advertising
10 19 (1.62%) Games
11 17 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.19%) Front Office
13 9 (0.77%) Law
14 8 (0.68%) Publishing
15 7 (0.60%) Electronics
16 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.43%) Billing
17 3 (0.26%) Military
17 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 377 (32.09%) Analyst
2 296 (25.19%) Developer
3 189 (16.09%) Test Analyst
4 150 (12.77%) Tester
5 87 (7.40%) Consultant
6 78 (6.64%) Business Analyst
7 73 (6.21%) .NET Developer
8 72 (6.13%) C# Developer
9 58 (4.94%) SQL Developer
10 55 (4.68%) Oracle Developer
10 55 (4.68%) Test Leader
11 49 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
12 46 (3.91%) Senior Developer
12 46 (3.91%) Test Engineer
13 45 (3.83%) Systems Analyst
14 44 (3.74%) Test Manager
15 43 (3.66%) Automation Tester
16 42 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
17 41 (3.49%) Junior
17 41 (3.49%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (20.68%) .NET
2 170 (14.47%) XML
3 167 (14.21%) HTML
4 107 (9.11%) CSS
5 102 (8.68%) ASP.NET
6 75 (6.38%) SOAP
7 71 (6.04%) .NET Framework
8 68 (5.79%) Web Services
9 65 (5.53%) J2EE
10 48 (4.09%) WCF
11 44 (3.74%) Ajax
11 44 (3.74%) jQuery
12 43 (3.66%) Middleware
13 42 (3.57%) RESTful
14 41 (3.49%) Spring
15 34 (2.89%) JMS
16 33 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (2.72%) HTML5
17 32 (2.72%) JSON
18 30 (2.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 145 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
3 61 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 47 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.72%) Client/Server
6 25 (2.13%) Derivative
6 25 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.53%) Fixed Income
9 18 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
10 17 (1.45%) W3C
11 16 (1.36%) Equities
12 14 (1.19%) Statistics
13 13 (1.11%) Data Integration
14 12 (1.02%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.85%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.77%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 159 (13.53%) Unix
2 122 (10.38%) Windows
3 95 (8.09%) Linux
4 45 (3.83%) Windows Server
5 35 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.89%) Android
7 31 (2.64%) Windows 8
8 22 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.28%) Windows Phone
10 14 (1.19%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.77%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.60%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.51%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.43%) CentOS
15 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.17%) OS/400
18 1 (0.085%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (30.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 212 (18.04%) SDLC
4 178 (15.15%) Test Scripting
5 171 (14.55%) Regression Testing
6 168 (14.30%) Software Testing
7 155 (13.19%) Automated Testing
8 138 (11.74%) Integration Testing
8 138 (11.74%) Unit Testing
9 127 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 124 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
11 122 (10.38%) Scrum
12 111 (9.45%) TDD
13 106 (9.02%) Functional Testing
13 106 (9.02%) Project Management
14 104 (8.85%) Business Analysis
15 87 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (7.32%) Manual Testing
16 86 (7.32%) Test Management
17 83 (7.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 447 (38.04%) SQL
2 202 (17.19%) JavaScript
3 196 (16.68%) Java
4 194 (16.51%) C#
5 88 (7.49%) PL/SQL
6 81 (6.89%) T-SQL
7 57 (4.85%) Shell Script
8 53 (4.51%) C
9 51 (4.34%) VB
10 44 (3.74%) VB.NET
11 38 (3.23%) C++
12 29 (2.47%) PHP
13 26 (2.21%) Python
14 22 (1.87%) XAML
15 21 (1.79%) VBA
16 20 (1.70%) Ruby
17 14 (1.19%) Perl
18 12 (1.02%) Groovy
19 11 (0.94%) Bash Shell
19 11 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 220 (18.72%) ISEB
2 197 (16.77%) Degree
3 176 (14.98%) ISTQB
4 103 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 44 (3.74%) Security Cleared
6 28 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
9 11 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.77%) ACCA
10 9 (0.77%) CIMA
10 9 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.43%) CEH
11 5 (0.43%) CISSP
11 5 (0.43%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.43%) PMP
12 4 (0.34%) PhD
13 3 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (26.04%) QA
2 13 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.94%) SLA
5 8 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.68%) MiFID
6 6 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.26%) MISRA
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.085%) DICOM
9 1 (0.085%) HL7
9 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 1 (0.085%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.085%) SDET
System Software
1 36 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.68%) vSphere
4 6 (0.51%) Docker
4 6 (0.51%) Firmware
5 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.17%) HDFS
5 2 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.085%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.085%) NFS
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.085%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.085%) XenApp
6 1 (0.085%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.85%) Puppet
3 5 (0.43%) SCCM
4 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.26%) Ansible
5 3 (0.26%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.26%) Salt
6 2 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.085%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.085%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.085%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 254 (21.62%) Oracle
2 226 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 72 (6.13%) HP
4 49 (4.17%) SAP
5 42 (3.57%) Hyperion
6 33 (2.81%) Informatica
7 26 (2.21%) IBM
8 25 (2.13%) webMethods
9 22 (1.87%) VMware
10 19 (1.62%) hybris
11 17 (1.45%) Green Hat
12 15 (1.28%) Xamarin
13 14 (1.19%) BT
14 12 (1.02%) Citrix
14 12 (1.02%) Hortonworks
14 12 (1.02%) Pegasus
15 11 (0.94%) Infor
15 11 (0.94%) Retek
16 10 (0.85%) Kofax
16 10 (0.85%) Sybase
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capgemini
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Radstock, Avon
ITR-UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Shareforce Ltd
Salary: bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Shares, bonus, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum, plus excellent benefits detailed below
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
FCA
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £24000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago