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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 319 347 369
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +22
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 865 721 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.89% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 711 627 603
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
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
87003 81075 87515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.74% 79.39% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70060 66935 74947
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 20 August 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 -30 352 £50,000 +5.26% 23
South East +44 192 £40,000 +3.89% 17
East of England +21 74 £35,000 -15.66% 3
North West +6 66 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Yorkshire +3 62 £33,250 +10.83% 6
East Midlands +16 43 £45,000 +46.34% 4
West Midlands +20 42 £42,350 +5.87% 5
South West -18 24 £35,000 -6.66% 6
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 748 (41.46%) SQL
2 538 (29.82%) Finance
3 458 (25.39%) .NET
4 404 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
5 403 (22.34%) QA
6 402 (22.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 400 (22.17%) SQL Server
8 395 (21.90%) C#
9 359 (19.90%) Oracle
10 354 (19.62%) Microsoft
11 328 (18.18%) Degree
12 297 (16.46%) ISEB
13 292 (16.19%) XML
14 270 (14.97%) Windows
15 261 (14.47%) Unit Testing
16 254 (14.08%) Regression Testing
17 252 (13.97%) ASP.NET
18 240 (13.30%) Software Testing
19 238 (13.19%) JavaScript
20 228 (12.64%) Web Services
21 218 (12.08%) HTML
22 216 (11.97%) Integration Testing
23 215 (11.92%) Java
24 207 (11.47%) MS Excel
25 197 (10.92%) Test Scripting
26 190 (10.53%) Scrum
27 169 (9.37%) SOAP
28 166 (9.20%) Linux
29 156 (8.65%) HP Quality Center
30 153 (8.48%) ISTQB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 142 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 42 (2.33%) CMS
3 28 (1.55%) MediaWiki
4 26 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 21 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
5 21 (1.16%) WebLogic
5 21 (1.16%) IIS
6 18 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.50%) Node.js
8 9 (0.50%) Confluence
8 9 (0.50%) Apache
9 7 (0.39%) NetWeaver
9 7 (0.39%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.28%) SAS
11 4 (0.22%) WordPress
12 3 (0.17%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 207 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 105 (5.82%) MS Office
3 46 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.94%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.83%) MS Project
7 7 (0.39%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (2.33%) SAP FI
2 37 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (2.05%) SAP CO
2 37 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 37 (2.05%) Magento
3 36 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 35 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
5 28 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
6 22 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 21 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 21 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
7 21 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
8 20 (1.11%) Oracle Payroll
8 20 (1.11%) Oracle HRMS
9 19 (1.05%) SAP HR
10 18 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
10 18 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
11 16 (0.89%) Visualfiles
12 8 (0.44%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.89%) SaaS
2 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.72%) Taleo
2 13 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (0.44%) Force.com
4 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.33%) Internet
2 26 (1.44%) Firewall
3 11 (0.61%) OSPF
3 11 (0.61%) BGP
3 11 (0.61%) Multicast
3 11 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.61%) WAN
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%) HTTP
6 8 (0.44%) Network Security
7 7 (0.39%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.33%) Intranet
9 3 (0.17%) Extranet
10 2 (0.11%) SAN
10 2 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (22.17%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 83 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 57 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 54 (2.99%) MySQL
7 43 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 37 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.67%) SQLPlus
15 12 (0.67%) OLAP
15 12 (0.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 11 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (0.61%) DTS
Development Applications
1 110 (6.10%) Selenium
2 109 (6.04%) Visual Studio
3 100 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 72 (3.99%) Jenkins
5 65 (3.60%) SoapUI
6 59 (3.27%) JIRA
7 58 (3.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 55 (3.05%) Git (software)
9 47 (2.61%) Subversion
10 40 (2.22%) JUnit
11 36 (2.00%) Maven
12 35 (1.94%) Eclipse
13 30 (1.66%) Cucumber
14 29 (1.61%) TeamCity
15 28 (1.55%) Selenium IDE
16 27 (1.50%) Ranorex
17 24 (1.33%) FitNesse
18 22 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
19 20 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 19 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 538 (29.82%) Finance
2 140 (7.76%) Banking
3 102 (5.65%) Retail
4 54 (2.99%) Legal
5 52 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 50 (2.77%) Telecoms
7 41 (2.27%) Publishing
8 34 (1.88%) Front Office
8 34 (1.88%) Marketing
9 25 (1.39%) Back Office
10 22 (1.22%) Law
11 21 (1.16%) Electronics
12 19 (1.05%) General Ledger
13 18 (1.00%) Games
14 9 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.50%) Advertising
15 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.28%) French Language
16 5 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 539 (29.88%) Developer
2 531 (29.43%) Analyst
3 216 (11.97%) Tester
4 207 (11.47%) Test Analyst
5 194 (10.75%) Consultant
6 137 (7.59%) .NET Developer
7 132 (7.32%) Business Analyst
8 122 (6.76%) C# Developer
9 107 (5.93%) Test Engineer
10 103 (5.71%) Senior Developer
11 88 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 86 (4.77%) Java Developer
13 84 (4.66%) Programmer
14 77 (4.27%) Systems Analyst
15 72 (3.99%) Junior
16 70 (3.88%) Senior Test Engineer
17 68 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
18 64 (3.55%) Software Tester
19 62 (3.44%) Support Analyst
20 60 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (25.39%) .NET
2 292 (16.19%) XML
3 252 (13.97%) ASP.NET
4 228 (12.64%) Web Services
5 218 (12.08%) HTML
6 169 (9.37%) SOAP
7 144 (7.98%) .NET Framework
8 138 (7.65%) WCF
9 105 (5.82%) CSS
10 86 (4.77%) Spring
11 81 (4.49%) WF
12 75 (4.16%) Hibernate
13 67 (3.71%) Ajax
14 64 (3.55%) J2EE
15 58 (3.22%) WPF
15 58 (3.22%) jQuery
16 56 (3.10%) XSLT
17 53 (2.94%) JSP
18 51 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 46 (2.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.71%) Computer Science
2 84 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 64 (3.55%) Open Source
4 54 (2.99%) Equities
5 45 (2.49%) Client/Server
6 44 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 34 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 29 (1.61%) Derivative
8 29 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 17 (0.94%) Visualisation
10 14 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 13 (0.72%) Statistics
11 13 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (0.72%) SWIFT
12 12 (0.67%) NHS
13 11 (0.61%) CMDB
13 11 (0.61%) Informatics
14 10 (0.55%) W3C
14 10 (0.55%) AS400
14 10 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 270 (14.97%) Windows
2 166 (9.20%) Linux
3 80 (4.43%) UNIX
4 41 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (2.22%) Android
5 40 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 34 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.67%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.50%) Windows Vista
9 8 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.39%) AIX
11 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.28%) CentOS
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.11%) zOS
13 2 (0.11%) SUSE
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.055%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (22.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 261 (14.47%) Unit Testing
4 254 (14.08%) Regression Testing
5 240 (13.30%) Software Testing
6 216 (11.97%) Integration Testing
7 197 (10.92%) Test Scripting
8 190 (10.53%) Scrum
9 150 (8.31%) OO
10 143 (7.93%) Manual Testing
11 141 (7.82%) Project Management
12 133 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
13 130 (7.21%) Automated Testing
14 124 (6.87%) MVC
15 123 (6.82%) TDD
16 118 (6.54%) Automation Testing
17 117 (6.49%) E-Commerce
18 108 (5.99%) Business Analysis
19 103 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
20 101 (5.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 748 (41.46%) SQL
2 395 (21.90%) C#
3 238 (13.19%) JavaScript
4 215 (11.92%) Java
5 132 (7.32%) VB.NET
6 106 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 102 (5.65%) Python
8 88 (4.88%) C++
9 81 (4.49%) PL/SQL
10 58 (3.22%) PHP
11 55 (3.05%) C
12 52 (2.88%) VB
13 43 (2.38%) Ruby
14 35 (1.94%) VBScript
15 27 (1.50%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.33%) XPath
17 23 (1.27%) VB6
18 20 (1.11%) ABAP
19 18 (1.00%) Perl
20 16 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 328 (18.18%) Degree
2 297 (16.46%) ISEB
3 153 (8.48%) ISTQB
4 100 (5.54%) Security Cleared
5 68 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 60 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
8 28 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.89%) CISSP
12 15 (0.83%) ACCA
12 15 (0.83%) CIMA
13 12 (0.67%) PMP
13 12 (0.67%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.55%) MCSE
15 9 (0.50%) CCNP
15 9 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
15 9 (0.50%) Sun Certification
15 9 (0.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (22.34%) QA
2 24 (1.33%) SLA
3 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.055%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.055%) TickIT
5 1 (0.055%) Section 508
5 1 (0.055%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 156 (8.65%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.055%) SCCM
3 1 (0.055%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.055%) Control-M
3 1 (0.055%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 359 (19.90%) Oracle
2 354 (19.62%) Microsoft
3 125 (6.93%) SAP
4 109 (6.04%) HP
5 35 (1.94%) IBM
6 34 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (1.88%) Business Objects
7 21 (1.16%) hybris
8 17 (0.94%) Zend
9 16 (0.89%) Tableau
9 16 (0.89%) Cisco
10 14 (0.78%) ATG
11 13 (0.72%) Peoplefluent
11 13 (0.72%) Sun
12 12 (0.67%) JBoss
12 12 (0.67%) Cognos
12 12 (0.67%) Perforce
13 10 (0.55%) Demandware
13 10 (0.55%) Retek
13 10 (0.55%) Juniper
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,664 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 2 days ago