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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 374 350 374
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 719 760 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.75% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.92% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 620 666 620
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,550 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
87669 82411 86081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.05% 81.56% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 71362 68465 73145
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 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 20 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 -33 297 £50,000 - 19
South East -27 146 £40,000 -5.88% 18
East Midlands +39 67 £50,000 +53.84% 5
Yorkshire -27 57 £34,750 +0.72% 4
East of England -3 54 £36,250 -8.22% 4
North West -33 41 £30,000 -27.71% 5
West Midlands -17 37 £32,000 -1.53% 4
South West -34 18 £37,000 -1.33% 9
North East -18 1 £26,000 -5.45% 2
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 681 (41.47%) SQL
2 552 (33.62%) Finance
3 482 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
4 381 (23.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 380 (23.14%) .NET
6 372 (22.66%) Oracle
7 365 (22.23%) QA
8 337 (20.52%) SQL Server
9 306 (18.64%) C#
10 301 (18.33%) Degree
11 297 (18.09%) Microsoft
12 264 (16.08%) XML
13 245 (14.92%) Windows
14 240 (14.62%) ISEB
15 214 (13.03%) Software Testing
16 206 (12.55%) Regression Testing
17 202 (12.30%) JavaScript
18 201 (12.24%) Unit Testing
19 200 (12.18%) Web Services
20 198 (12.06%) MS Excel
21 189 (11.51%) HTML
22 177 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
23 173 (10.54%) Java
23 173 (10.54%) Integration Testing
24 166 (10.11%) Manual Testing
25 163 (9.93%) Scrum
26 161 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
27 156 (9.50%) ASP.NET
28 152 (9.26%) Linux
29 151 (9.20%) Project Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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
1 113 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.07%) CMS
3 32 (1.95%) IIS
4 30 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 19 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 16 (0.97%) MediaWiki
7 15 (0.91%) JBoss
8 14 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.55%) Confluence
11 8 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.49%) Apache
12 7 (0.43%) ArcGIS
12 7 (0.43%) Node.js
13 6 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.30%) WordPress
14 5 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
16 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.18%) Lync
Applications
1 198 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 109 (6.64%) MS Office
3 49 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.22%) MS Project
6 7 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.43%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 72 (4.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 59 (3.59%) Oracle Financials
3 56 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
4 54 (3.29%) Oracle Payables
4 54 (3.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 54 (3.29%) Oracle Assets
5 44 (2.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 35 (2.13%) Magento
6 35 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
7 33 (2.01%) SAP FI
8 31 (1.89%) SAP CO
9 30 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
10 28 (1.71%) Oracle HRMS
11 18 (1.10%) Oracle Payroll
11 18 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
12 16 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
13 14 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
14 10 (0.61%) Visualfiles
14 10 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
14 10 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.28%) SaaS
2 9 (0.55%) Force.com
3 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.30%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.24%) Taleo
5 4 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.12%) Office 365
6 2 (0.12%) IaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.50%) Internet
2 33 (2.01%) Firewall
3 13 (0.79%) WAN
4 11 (0.67%) OSPF
4 11 (0.67%) BGP
4 11 (0.67%) Multicast
5 10 (0.61%) Junos
5 10 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.55%) SDH
6 9 (0.55%) DWDM
6 9 (0.55%) MPLS
7 8 (0.49%) Network Security
8 7 (0.43%) HTTP
9 6 (0.37%) DNS
10 5 (0.30%) Intranet
11 4 (0.24%) SAN
12 3 (0.18%) VoIP
13 2 (0.12%) Extranet
13 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 82 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 62 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 52 (3.17%) Oracle Database
8 47 (2.86%) MySQL
9 42 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
11 35 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
12 30 (1.83%) Oracle Discoverer
13 23 (1.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 22 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (1.28%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.16%) DTS
16 19 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 16 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
17 16 (0.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 103 (6.27%) Selenium
2 102 (6.21%) Visual Studio
3 95 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 72 (4.38%) JIRA
5 60 (3.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 55 (3.35%) Jenkins
7 50 (3.05%) SoapUI
8 47 (2.86%) Subversion
9 46 (2.80%) Git (software)
10 41 (2.50%) JUnit
11 35 (2.13%) TeamCity
12 33 (2.01%) Eclipse
13 31 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
14 25 (1.52%) Selenium IDE
15 24 (1.46%) WebDriver
16 23 (1.40%) Maven
16 23 (1.40%) Cucumber
17 22 (1.34%) Ranorex
18 20 (1.22%) LoadRunner
19 19 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 552 (33.62%) Finance
2 114 (6.94%) Retail
3 111 (6.76%) Banking
4 49 (2.98%) Publishing
4 49 (2.98%) Investment Banking
5 47 (2.86%) Front Office
6 46 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.31%) Legal
8 31 (1.89%) Marketing
9 18 (1.10%) Back Office
10 16 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.97%) General Ledger
11 14 (0.85%) Electronics
11 14 (0.85%) Law
12 7 (0.43%) Games
13 6 (0.37%) Advertising
14 5 (0.30%) French Language
14 5 (0.30%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 518 (31.55%) Analyst
2 438 (26.67%) Developer
3 197 (12.00%) Tester
4 186 (11.33%) Test Analyst
5 149 (9.07%) Consultant
6 124 (7.55%) Business Analyst
7 97 (5.91%) .NET Developer
8 94 (5.72%) Test Engineer
9 93 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 82 (4.99%) C# Developer
11 79 (4.81%) Programmer
12 72 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
12 72 (4.38%) Junior
13 70 (4.26%) Support Analyst
14 66 (4.02%) Java Developer
15 65 (3.96%) Test Manager
16 62 (3.78%) Oracle Analyst
17 51 (3.11%) QA Engineer
17 51 (3.11%) Analyst Programmer
17 51 (3.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (23.14%) .NET
2 264 (16.08%) XML
3 200 (12.18%) Web Services
4 189 (11.51%) HTML
5 156 (9.50%) ASP.NET
6 129 (7.86%) SOAP
6 129 (7.86%) WCF
7 111 (6.76%) .NET Framework
8 100 (6.09%) CSS
9 76 (4.63%) WF
10 65 (3.96%) WPF
11 64 (3.90%) Spring
11 64 (3.90%) Ajax
12 57 (3.47%) Hibernate
13 55 (3.35%) J2EE
14 52 (3.17%) jQuery
15 45 (2.74%) JSP
16 41 (2.50%) REST
17 39 (2.38%) XSLT
18 34 (2.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 177 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 98 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.92%) Open Source
5 43 (2.62%) Client/Server
6 38 (2.31%) Equities
7 37 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 29 (1.77%) Credit Risk
9 27 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 24 (1.46%) Mathematics
12 21 (1.28%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.10%) Visualisation
14 17 (1.04%) Derivative
15 15 (0.91%) Reference Data
15 15 (0.91%) User Experience
16 13 (0.79%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.79%) Data Extraction
16 13 (0.79%) SWIFT
17 12 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 245 (14.92%) Windows
2 152 (9.26%) Linux
3 87 (5.30%) UNIX
4 37 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (1.46%) Android
7 18 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.67%) AIX
9 10 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.49%) Windows Vista
11 7 (0.43%) CentOS
11 7 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.12%) zOS
13 2 (0.12%) SUSE
13 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.061%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (23.20%) User Acceptance Testing
3 214 (13.03%) Software Testing
4 206 (12.55%) Regression Testing
5 201 (12.24%) Unit Testing
6 173 (10.54%) Integration Testing
7 166 (10.11%) Manual Testing
8 163 (9.93%) Scrum
9 161 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
10 151 (9.20%) Project Management
11 141 (8.59%) Test Scripting
12 138 (8.40%) OO
13 121 (7.37%) E-Commerce
14 119 (7.25%) ERP
15 107 (6.52%) Automated Testing
16 103 (6.27%) Business Analysis
17 102 (6.21%) Automation Testing
18 99 (6.03%) TDD
19 96 (5.85%) Test Management
20 90 (5.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 681 (41.47%) SQL
2 306 (18.64%) C#
3 202 (12.30%) JavaScript
4 173 (10.54%) Java
5 111 (6.76%) PL/SQL
6 103 (6.27%) T-SQL
7 100 (6.09%) VB.NET
8 80 (4.87%) Python
9 79 (4.81%) C++
10 58 (3.53%) PHP
11 49 (2.98%) VB
12 44 (2.68%) C
13 28 (1.71%) VB6
14 27 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 27 (1.64%) VBScript
15 24 (1.46%) XPath
16 16 (0.97%) Perl
17 13 (0.79%) VBA
17 13 (0.79%) Embedded C++
18 11 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 301 (18.33%) Degree
2 240 (14.62%) ISEB
3 147 (8.95%) ISTQB
4 73 (4.45%) Security Cleared
5 58 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 43 (2.62%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.77%) ACCA
8 28 (1.71%) CIMA
9 23 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 22 (1.34%) AAT
11 21 (1.28%) ICAEW
12 16 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
14 12 (0.73%) CISSP
14 12 (0.73%) MCSE
14 12 (0.73%) PMP
14 12 (0.73%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.61%) HND
15 10 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 365 (22.23%) QA
2 13 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 13 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (0.79%) SLA
3 6 (0.37%) Basel II
4 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.061%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.061%) TickIT
5 1 (0.061%) Section 508
System Software
1 12 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.18%) Firmware
5 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 139 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (1.40%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.061%) SCCM
3 1 (0.061%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.061%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.061%) Control-M
3 1 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 372 (22.66%) Oracle
2 297 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 110 (6.70%) HP
4 88 (5.36%) SAP
5 40 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 38 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 36 (2.19%) IBM
8 19 (1.16%) Cisco
8 19 (1.16%) hybris
9 17 (1.04%) Zend
10 15 (0.91%) ATG
10 15 (0.91%) Tableau
11 14 (0.85%) Retek
12 12 (0.73%) Apple
13 11 (0.67%) CheckPoint
13 11 (0.67%) Cognos
14 10 (0.61%) Juniper
14 10 (0.61%) webMethods
15 9 (0.55%) Demandware
15 9 (0.55%) VMware
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £39000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Gala Leisure (Gala Bingo)
Salary: Circa £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Virgin Care
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum TO £40K
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + y
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago