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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 385 330 364
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +34
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 640 921 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.83% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.01% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 531 813 555
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
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
83632 91284 81559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.95% 82.72% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 68760 74899 67823
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -79 204 £47,500 - 25
South East -10 178 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Yorkshire -3 63 £45,000 +34.32% 6
East of England +20 59 £47,500 +35.71% 5
North West -6 49 £33,750 +9.75% 6
West Midlands -18 45 £35,000 -22.22% 11
South West -7 33 £40,000 - 6
East Midlands -24 16 £47,000 +4.44% 1
North East -16 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £26,500 -
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 673 (48.04%) SQL
2 460 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
3 439 (31.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 377 (26.91%) Finance
5 293 (20.91%) Oracle
6 284 (20.27%) QA
7 276 (19.70%) .NET
8 258 (18.42%) ISEB
9 252 (17.99%) C#
10 232 (16.56%) Degree
11 224 (15.99%) Microsoft
12 216 (15.42%) SDLC
13 210 (14.99%) SQL Server
14 205 (14.63%) Java
15 201 (14.35%) Regression Testing
16 195 (13.92%) Integration Testing
17 194 (13.85%) HTML
18 189 (13.49%) JavaScript
19 186 (13.28%) Windows
20 173 (12.35%) Unit Testing
21 168 (11.99%) XML
22 158 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
23 157 (11.21%) Test Scripting
24 139 (9.92%) Test Strategy
25 138 (9.85%) Scrum
25 138 (9.85%) TDD
26 136 (9.71%) Test Management
27 134 (9.56%) UNIX
28 130 (9.28%) PL/SQL
29 129 (9.21%) Software Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 54 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 49 (3.50%) IIS
3 46 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 38 (2.71%) JBoss
5 22 (1.57%) Apache
6 18 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (1.07%) MQSeries
8 14 (1.00%) CMS
9 12 (0.86%) Lync
9 12 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.57%) Liferay
10 8 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (0.57%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.43%) SAS
11 6 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.29%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 120 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 67 (4.78%) MS Office
3 19 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.79%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.57%) MS Project
7 7 (0.50%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.29%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 84 (6.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 68 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
3 63 (4.50%) Oracle HRMS
4 51 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
4 51 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
5 48 (3.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 30 (2.14%) Oracle Financials
7 28 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
8 23 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
9 20 (1.43%) Oracle Payroll
10 14 (1.00%) SAP MM
10 14 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
11 13 (0.93%) Oracle SCM
11 13 (0.93%) SAP SD
12 12 (0.86%) SAP APO
12 12 (0.86%) SAP PP
13 11 (0.79%) AWD
14 10 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
15 9 (0.64%) SAP SCM
16 8 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.86%) SaaS
2 20 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (0.93%) Google App Engine
4 12 (0.86%) Office 365
5 4 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.29%) Taleo
5 4 (0.29%) Veeva
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.21%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.71%) Internet
2 19 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.86%) Unified Communications
4 11 (0.79%) DNS
5 10 (0.71%) DHCP
6 8 (0.57%) Intranet
6 8 (0.57%) Wireless
7 7 (0.50%) HTTP
7 7 (0.50%) VoIP
7 7 (0.50%) SMTP
8 6 (0.43%) FTP
8 6 (0.43%) Firewall
9 5 (0.36%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.36%) SAN
10 4 (0.29%) WAN
10 4 (0.29%) LAN
10 4 (0.29%) PBX
10 4 (0.29%) PPP
10 4 (0.29%) SNMP
11 3 (0.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 52 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (3.50%) Oracle Database
6 46 (3.28%) MySQL
7 41 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (1.86%) DB2
9 26 (1.86%) Oracle Discoverer
10 25 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
11 23 (1.64%) DbVisualizer
12 17 (1.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 17 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.00%) Big Data
14 14 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (1.00%) Data Mining
14 14 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 118 (8.42%) Selenium
2 93 (6.64%) Oracle Forms
3 72 (5.14%) Jenkins
4 70 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 66 (4.71%) QuickTest Pro
6 60 (4.28%) Visual Studio
7 49 (3.50%) TeamCity
8 47 (3.35%) JIRA
9 44 (3.14%) Hudson
10 43 (3.07%) SoapUI
11 42 (3.00%) Subversion
12 37 (2.64%) SpecFlow
12 37 (2.64%) Cucumber
13 29 (2.07%) Git (software)
14 27 (1.93%) Oracle APEX
15 23 (1.64%) Eclipse
16 20 (1.43%) Toad
17 17 (1.21%) LoadRunner
18 16 (1.14%) Bugzilla
18 16 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 377 (26.91%) Finance
2 103 (7.35%) Retail
3 74 (5.28%) Banking
4 30 (2.14%) Marketing
5 28 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.36%) Legal
7 19 (1.36%) Back Office
8 14 (1.00%) Front Office
8 14 (1.00%) Games
9 13 (0.93%) Law
10 11 (0.79%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.71%) Advertising
11 10 (0.71%) Billing
12 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.36%) Electronics
14 3 (0.21%) Automotive
14 3 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 484 (34.55%) Analyst
2 325 (23.20%) Developer
3 186 (13.28%) Test Analyst
4 146 (10.42%) Tester
5 145 (10.35%) Business Analyst
6 126 (8.99%) Test Manager
7 111 (7.92%) Consultant
8 90 (6.42%) Systems Analyst
9 86 (6.14%) .NET Developer
10 74 (5.28%) Software Developer
11 68 (4.85%) Oracle Analyst
12 57 (4.07%) C# Developer
13 55 (3.93%) Junior
14 51 (3.64%) Senior Developer
15 49 (3.50%) Software Engineer
16 46 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
17 43 (3.07%) Support Analyst
18 42 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
19 37 (2.64%) Agile Business Analyst
20 35 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (19.70%) .NET
2 194 (13.85%) HTML
3 168 (11.99%) XML
4 110 (7.85%) Web Services
5 107 (7.64%) CSS
6 101 (7.21%) jQuery
7 92 (6.57%) ASP.NET
8 64 (4.57%) WCF
9 60 (4.28%) J2EE
10 57 (4.07%) HTML5
11 52 (3.71%) .NET Framework
12 42 (3.00%) SOAP
13 39 (2.78%) REST
14 35 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (2.43%) Ajax
15 34 (2.43%) WPF
16 33 (2.36%) RESTful
17 30 (2.14%) Spring
18 27 (1.93%) JSP
18 27 (1.93%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 158 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 80 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 57 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 29 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 27 (1.93%) Statistics
7 23 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 21 (1.50%) User Experience
9 20 (1.43%) Replication
10 19 (1.36%) Data Extraction
11 16 (1.14%) Data Integration
12 12 (0.86%) W3C
12 12 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.79%) Equities
14 10 (0.71%) FMCG
14 10 (0.71%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.64%) SWIFT
15 9 (0.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 186 (13.28%) Windows
2 134 (9.56%) UNIX
3 109 (7.78%) Linux
4 26 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (1.57%) Windows Phone
7 20 (1.43%) Android
7 20 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.36%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.50%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.50%) Windows Vista
9 7 (0.50%) Windows CE
10 6 (0.43%) Solaris
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (31.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 216 (15.42%) SDLC
4 201 (14.35%) Regression Testing
5 195 (13.92%) Integration Testing
6 173 (12.35%) Unit Testing
7 157 (11.21%) Test Scripting
8 139 (9.92%) Test Strategy
9 138 (9.85%) TDD
9 138 (9.85%) Scrum
10 136 (9.71%) Test Management
11 129 (9.21%) Software Testing
12 122 (8.71%) Automated Testing
13 107 (7.64%) Test Automation
13 107 (7.64%) System Integration Testing
14 103 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
15 98 (7.00%) Automation Testing
16 96 (6.85%) Project Management
17 94 (6.71%) ERP
18 92 (6.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 673 (48.04%) SQL
2 252 (17.99%) C#
3 205 (14.63%) Java
4 189 (13.49%) JavaScript
5 130 (9.28%) PL/SQL
6 67 (4.78%) T-SQL
7 53 (3.78%) PHP
8 41 (2.93%) VB
9 37 (2.64%) C++
10 28 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 27 (1.93%) Shell Script
12 20 (1.43%) C
13 19 (1.36%) VBA
14 16 (1.14%) XAML
14 16 (1.14%) Python
15 13 (0.93%) Perl
16 11 (0.79%) XPath
16 11 (0.79%) R
17 9 (0.64%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 258 (18.42%) ISEB
2 232 (16.56%) Degree
3 122 (8.71%) ISTQB
4 70 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 69 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 67 (4.78%) SC Cleared
7 56 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.93%) AAT
8 13 (0.93%) ICAEW
8 13 (0.93%) ACCA
8 13 (0.93%) CIMA
9 9 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.29%) CSQA
13 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (20.27%) QA
2 27 (1.93%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.79%) SLA
4 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.21%) Basel II
6 2 (0.14%) TickIT
6 2 (0.14%) EMIR
6 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.071%) FATCA
7 1 (0.071%) JTAG
7 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.57%) Firmware
4 4 (0.29%) XenApp
5 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.071%) Xen
7 1 (0.071%) XenServer
7 1 (0.071%) KVM
Systems Management
1 58 (4.14%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.29%) Puppet
4 2 (0.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.071%) Iperf
Vendors
1 293 (20.91%) Oracle
2 224 (15.99%) Microsoft
3 86 (6.14%) SAP
4 77 (5.50%) HP
5 28 (2.00%) IBM
5 28 (2.00%) Telerik
6 25 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.71%) Business Objects
7 24 (1.71%) VMware
8 18 (1.28%) Retek
9 16 (1.14%) Siebel
9 16 (1.14%) Google
9 16 (1.14%) DevExpress
9 16 (1.14%) Xamarin
10 13 (0.93%) Cognos
11 12 (0.86%) Teradata
12 11 (0.79%) MKS
13 8 (0.57%) Citrix
14 7 (0.50%) Avaya
14 7 (0.50%) Macromedia
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Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
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IFDS
Salary: Competitive
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set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k+ Bonus and Benefits
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £200 - £240 per day
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago