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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 377 326 356
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +30
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 701 937 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.86% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.03% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 580 774 618
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
86723 90581 82547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 71804 73588 68269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -95 193 £49,500 +4.21% 39
South East -28 183 £42,500 +6.25% 18
East of England +2 73 £43,500 +16.00% 2
Yorkshire -5 65 £38,250 +14.17% 7
South West +22 64 £41,250 +3.12% 4
West Midlands +22 63 £32,500 -23.25% 5
North West -3 61 £35,000 +7.69% 16
East Midlands -37 4 £39,250 -12.77% 1
Midlands - 2 £41,250 -
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 625 (45.92%) SQL
2 453 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
3 424 (31.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 385 (28.29%) Finance
5 292 (21.45%) .NET
6 270 (19.84%) QA
7 263 (19.32%) C#
8 262 (19.25%) Microsoft
9 253 (18.59%) ISEB
10 248 (18.22%) Oracle
11 242 (17.78%) SDLC
12 229 (16.83%) Java
13 224 (16.46%) SQL Server
14 215 (15.80%) Degree
15 210 (15.43%) HTML
16 199 (14.62%) JavaScript
17 193 (14.18%) Integration Testing
18 191 (14.03%) Regression Testing
19 183 (13.45%) Windows
20 180 (13.23%) XML
21 156 (11.46%) Scrum
22 154 (11.32%) Test Strategy
23 153 (11.24%) Unit Testing
24 150 (11.02%) Test Scripting
25 143 (10.51%) UNIX
26 141 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
27 134 (9.85%) Test Management
28 131 (9.63%) Automated Testing
29 129 (9.48%) MS Excel
30 120 (8.82%) Linux

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 74 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.45%) IIS
3 45 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 36 (2.65%) JBoss
5 27 (1.98%) CMS
6 17 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (0.88%) Lync
8 12 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.81%) Apache
10 10 (0.73%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.73%) MQSeries
11 8 (0.59%) Liferay
11 8 (0.59%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
12 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.44%) SAS
14 5 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 129 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 75 (5.51%) MS Office
3 26 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.88%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.51%) MS Project
7 4 (0.29%) FastStats
8 2 (0.15%) CATIA
9 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.073%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.073%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.073%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 43 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 40 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 25 (1.84%) Oracle HRMS
5 19 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
5 19 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 17 (1.25%) AWD
6 17 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 15 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
8 13 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (0.96%) SAP CO
8 13 (0.96%) SAP FI
8 13 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
9 12 (0.88%) SAP MM
9 12 (0.88%) SAP SD
10 10 (0.73%) SAP APO
10 10 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (0.73%) SAP PP
10 10 (0.73%) Visualfiles
10 10 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.42%) SaaS
2 17 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.03%) Google App Engine
3 14 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (0.96%) Office 365
5 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.29%) Veeva
6 4 (0.29%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.073%) Taleo
8 1 (0.073%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.01%) Internet
2 19 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.88%) Unified Communications
4 11 (0.81%) DNS
5 10 (0.73%) DHCP
6 9 (0.66%) Wireless
7 8 (0.59%) Intranet
8 7 (0.51%) SMTP
8 7 (0.51%) Firewall
8 7 (0.51%) VoIP
9 6 (0.44%) WAN
9 6 (0.44%) FTP
9 6 (0.44%) LAN
10 5 (0.37%) PBX
10 5 (0.37%) HTTP
10 5 (0.37%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.37%) SAN
11 4 (0.29%) 3G
11 4 (0.29%) PPP
12 3 (0.22%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.14%) Oracle Database
3 60 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 57 (4.19%) MySQL
5 56 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
8 29 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
9 28 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.76%) DB2
12 20 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (1.47%) DbVisualizer
13 17 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
13 17 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 15 (1.10%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 116 (8.52%) Selenium
2 77 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (5.51%) JIRA
4 69 (5.07%) Visual Studio
5 60 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
5 60 (4.41%) HP UFT
6 55 (4.04%) Jenkins
7 45 (3.31%) Subversion
8 37 (2.72%) SoapUI
9 33 (2.42%) Cucumber
10 30 (2.20%) Hudson
11 28 (2.06%) SpecFlow
11 28 (2.06%) TeamCity
12 27 (1.98%) WebDriver
13 26 (1.91%) Git (software)
14 24 (1.76%) Eclipse
15 23 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
16 18 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 15 (1.10%) JUnit
18 14 (1.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 385 (28.29%) Finance
2 117 (8.60%) Retail
3 84 (6.17%) Banking
4 28 (2.06%) Back Office
5 26 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.69%) Games
7 22 (1.62%) Marketing
8 21 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.40%) Aerospace
9 19 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.18%) Front Office
10 16 (1.18%) Law
10 16 (1.18%) Legal
11 13 (0.96%) Billing
12 9 (0.66%) Advertising
12 9 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.51%) Automotive
15 6 (0.44%) Electronics
15 6 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 420 (30.86%) Analyst
2 330 (24.25%) Developer
3 168 (12.34%) Test Analyst
4 150 (11.02%) Tester
5 136 (9.99%) Business Analyst
6 117 (8.60%) Test Manager
7 105 (7.71%) Consultant
8 79 (5.80%) .NET Developer
9 67 (4.92%) Software Developer
10 53 (3.89%) Project Manager
10 53 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 52 (3.82%) Software Engineer
12 51 (3.75%) Junior
12 51 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
13 44 (3.23%) C# Developer
14 41 (3.01%) Support Analyst
15 39 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
16 38 (2.79%) Web Developer
17 37 (2.72%) Oracle Analyst
17 37 (2.72%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (21.45%) .NET
2 210 (15.43%) HTML
3 180 (13.23%) XML
4 120 (8.82%) CSS
5 92 (6.76%) Web Services
6 86 (6.32%) ASP.NET
7 83 (6.10%) jQuery
8 81 (5.95%) HTML5
9 63 (4.63%) WCF
10 54 (3.97%) J2EE
11 51 (3.75%) REST
12 49 (3.60%) .NET Framework
13 36 (2.65%) SOAP
14 35 (2.57%) Ajax
15 32 (2.35%) WPF
16 27 (1.98%) RESTful
17 24 (1.76%) Spring
17 24 (1.76%) Middleware
18 22 (1.62%) JSP
19 21 (1.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 68 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 37 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.35%) Client/Server
6 29 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 23 (1.69%) User Experience
8 19 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.25%) Hedge funds
10 16 (1.18%) Xbox
10 16 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.18%) Replication
11 15 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (1.03%) Equities
13 12 (0.88%) Data Integration
14 11 (0.81%) Derivative
15 8 (0.59%) FMCG
15 8 (0.59%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.59%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 183 (13.45%) Windows
2 143 (10.51%) UNIX
3 120 (8.82%) Linux
4 35 (2.57%) Android
5 32 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.98%) Windows Phone
7 24 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.62%) Windows 8
9 19 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.81%) Windows CE
12 8 (0.59%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.59%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.37%) Solaris
14 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (31.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 242 (17.78%) SDLC
4 193 (14.18%) Integration Testing
5 191 (14.03%) Regression Testing
6 156 (11.46%) Scrum
7 154 (11.32%) Test Strategy
8 153 (11.24%) Unit Testing
9 150 (11.02%) Test Scripting
10 134 (9.85%) Test Management
11 131 (9.63%) Automated Testing
12 118 (8.67%) Software Testing
13 114 (8.38%) Project Management
14 106 (7.79%) Software Engineering
15 103 (7.57%) Test Automation
15 103 (7.57%) System Integration Testing
16 102 (7.49%) Business Analysis
17 98 (7.20%) TDD
18 87 (6.39%) Automation Testing
19 86 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 625 (45.92%) SQL
2 263 (19.32%) C#
3 229 (16.83%) Java
4 199 (14.62%) JavaScript
5 111 (8.16%) PL/SQL
6 88 (6.47%) T-SQL
7 55 (4.04%) PHP
8 48 (3.53%) VB
9 44 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 39 (2.87%) C++
11 26 (1.91%) VB.NET
12 25 (1.84%) C
13 22 (1.62%) XAML
14 20 (1.47%) Python
15 19 (1.40%) Perl
16 18 (1.32%) VBA
17 11 (0.81%) COBOL
17 11 (0.81%) XPath
18 9 (0.66%) Ruby
18 9 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 253 (18.59%) ISEB
2 215 (15.80%) Degree
3 110 (8.08%) ISTQB
4 61 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 43 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 39 (2.87%) SC Cleared
7 25 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.29%) CSQA
10 4 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.29%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.22%) CBAP
12 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.15%) CCNA
12 2 (0.15%) PMP
12 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (19.84%) QA
2 19 (1.40%) SLA
3 18 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.29%) Basel II
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.073%) EMIR
6 1 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.073%) JTAG
6 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.29%) Firmware
3 4 (0.29%) XenApp
4 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.073%) XenServer
6 1 (0.073%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 59 (4.34%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.37%) Puppet
4 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.15%) SCCM
5 2 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.073%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 262 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 248 (18.22%) Oracle
3 96 (7.05%) SAP
4 75 (5.51%) HP
5 30 (2.20%) VMware
6 28 (2.06%) IBM
7 24 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.62%) Xamarin
9 19 (1.40%) Google
10 17 (1.25%) MKS
10 17 (1.25%) Telerik
11 14 (1.03%) Retek
11 14 (1.03%) Cognos
12 13 (0.96%) Siebel
13 10 (0.73%) Macromedia
13 10 (0.73%) Teradata
14 9 (0.66%) Citrix
15 8 (0.59%) Avaya
15 8 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
15 8 (0.59%) Zend
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, plus Bonus, Medical, Pension + More!
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 35 - 45K +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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