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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 342 386 383
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 759 618 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.78% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 677 492 596
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
81768 78776 82778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.75% 82.36% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 63526 70746
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 January 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
South East +50 214 £40,000 +11.11% 20
London -9 213 £50,000 -9.09% 25
North West +20 85 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Yorkshire +4 55 £38,750 +13.97% 7
West Midlands +24 54 £35,000 +16.66% 2
East of England -9 52 £39,750 -24.28% 6
East Midlands +21 34 £62,500 +25.00% 1
South West -23 29 £40,000 +14.28% 8
North East +2 16 £62,500 +174.72% 1
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 676 (46.88%) SQL
2 482 (33.43%) Finance
3 414 (28.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 410 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
5 358 (24.83%) Oracle
6 309 (21.43%) .NET
7 298 (20.67%) QA
8 244 (16.92%) Microsoft
9 229 (15.88%) SQL Server
10 227 (15.74%) C#
11 226 (15.67%) Degree
12 192 (13.31%) ISEB
13 186 (12.90%) XML
14 176 (12.21%) Windows
15 161 (11.17%) Regression Testing
16 158 (10.96%) JavaScript
17 157 (10.89%) HTML
18 155 (10.75%) Test Scripting
19 154 (10.68%) Unit Testing
20 153 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
21 152 (10.54%) Integration Testing
22 149 (10.33%) ERP
23 144 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
24 143 (9.92%) MS Excel
25 142 (9.85%) Software Testing
26 138 (9.57%) Oracle EBS R12
27 134 (9.29%) Web Services
28 131 (9.08%) Java
28 131 (9.08%) Scrum
29 130 (9.02%) PL/SQL

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 55 (3.81%) IIS
3 28 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 26 (1.80%) CMS
5 22 (1.53%) JBoss
6 15 (1.04%) Apache
7 11 (0.76%) MediaWiki
7 11 (0.76%) MQSeries
8 10 (0.69%) GlassFish
9 9 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.42%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
12 5 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (0.35%) Quickr
12 5 (0.35%) Node.js
12 5 (0.35%) WebSphere Process Server
13 4 (0.28%) WordPress
13 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 143 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 86 (5.96%) MS Office
3 26 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.97%) MS Project
6 2 (0.14%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 138 (9.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 105 (7.28%) Oracle Payables
2 105 (7.28%) Oracle Receivables
3 92 (6.38%) Oracle Financials
4 91 (6.31%) Oracle EBS
5 89 (6.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 79 (5.48%) Oracle Assets
7 74 (5.13%) Oracle HRMS
8 29 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
9 26 (1.80%) Oracle Payroll
10 18 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
11 16 (1.11%) Magento
12 15 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
12 15 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 13 (0.90%) Towers Watson Igloo
14 12 (0.83%) SAP SCM
15 11 (0.76%) Oracle SCM
16 9 (0.62%) AWD
17 8 (0.55%) SAP APO
17 8 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.90%) SaaS
2 10 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.49%) Force.com
4 4 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.21%) Office 365
5 3 (0.21%) Taleo
6 2 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.14%) IaaS
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.11%) Internet
2 10 (0.69%) Firewall
3 7 (0.49%) SNMP
4 6 (0.42%) HTTP
5 5 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.35%) VoIP
5 5 (0.35%) Wireless
6 4 (0.28%) SAN
6 4 (0.28%) Intranet
6 4 (0.28%) Broadband
6 4 (0.28%) 4G
7 3 (0.21%) LTE
7 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.21%) WAN
7 3 (0.21%) 802.11
7 3 (0.21%) WiMAX
7 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.14%) NAS
9 1 (0.069%) NFC
9 1 (0.069%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.92%) Oracle Discoverer
3 69 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 68 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 56 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 36 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
9 35 (2.43%) Oracle BI EE
10 33 (2.29%) MySQL
11 31 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 21 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (1.39%) Data Mining
15 16 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.11%) DTS
16 13 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (0.83%) DB2
17 12 (0.83%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 106 (7.35%) Selenium
2 94 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
3 77 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (4.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 61 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 61 (4.23%) JIRA
6 45 (3.12%) SoapUI
7 44 (3.05%) TeamCity
8 43 (2.98%) Jenkins
9 34 (2.36%) Subversion
10 33 (2.29%) Cucumber
11 32 (2.22%) Git (software)
12 29 (2.01%) Eclipse
13 25 (1.73%) Hudson
14 24 (1.66%) JUnit
14 24 (1.66%) SpecFlow
15 22 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
16 21 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 21 (1.46%) Toad
16 21 (1.46%) LoadRunner
General
1 482 (33.43%) Finance
2 98 (6.80%) Retail
3 52 (3.61%) Front Office
4 51 (3.54%) Banking
5 31 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 27 (1.87%) Marketing
7 23 (1.60%) Publishing
8 21 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.39%) Legal
9 20 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.11%) Back Office
11 8 (0.55%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.35%) French Language
12 5 (0.35%) German Language
12 5 (0.35%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.35%) Law
13 4 (0.28%) Billing
14 3 (0.21%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 559 (38.77%) Analyst
2 328 (22.75%) Developer
3 195 (13.52%) Test Analyst
4 155 (10.75%) Tester
5 151 (10.47%) Business Analyst
6 96 (6.66%) Oracle Analyst
7 94 (6.52%) Consultant
8 87 (6.03%) .NET Developer
8 87 (6.03%) Test Manager
9 84 (5.83%) Systems Analyst
10 71 (4.92%) C# Developer
10 71 (4.92%) Test Engineer
11 68 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
12 67 (4.65%) Support Analyst
13 60 (4.16%) Junior
14 57 (3.95%) Software Developer
15 54 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
16 52 (3.61%) Senior Developer
17 51 (3.54%) Applications Support
18 42 (2.91%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (21.43%) .NET
2 186 (12.90%) XML
3 157 (10.89%) HTML
4 134 (9.29%) Web Services
5 115 (7.98%) ASP.NET
6 94 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 91 (6.31%) CSS
8 80 (5.55%) jQuery
9 79 (5.48%) WCF
10 68 (4.72%) SOAP
11 56 (3.88%) WF
12 47 (3.26%) WPF
13 41 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (2.50%) J2EE
15 30 (2.08%) Spring
16 28 (1.94%) Ajax
17 27 (1.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 27 (1.87%) WinForms
18 25 (1.73%) RESTful
19 22 (1.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 144 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 60 (4.16%) Computer Science
4 40 (2.77%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.22%) Credit Risk
6 27 (1.87%) Statistics
7 26 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (1.80%) Data Extraction
8 24 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 22 (1.53%) Open Source
10 14 (0.97%) User Experience
10 14 (0.97%) Data Integration
10 14 (0.97%) Mathematics
11 12 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.76%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.69%) SWIFT
13 10 (0.69%) Semantic Web
14 9 (0.62%) Market Risk
14 9 (0.62%) Reference Data
14 9 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 176 (12.21%) Windows
2 103 (7.14%) Linux
3 86 (5.96%) UNIX
4 26 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (1.73%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.62%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.35%) CentOS
10 5 (0.35%) AIX
10 5 (0.35%) Solaris
11 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.28%) Android
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.21%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.069%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (28.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 410 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (11.17%) Regression Testing
4 155 (10.75%) Test Scripting
5 154 (10.68%) Unit Testing
6 153 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
7 152 (10.54%) Integration Testing
8 149 (10.33%) ERP
9 142 (9.85%) Software Testing
10 131 (9.08%) Scrum
11 127 (8.81%) TDD
12 119 (8.25%) Project Management
12 119 (8.25%) Business Analysis
13 112 (7.77%) Manual Testing
14 108 (7.49%) Test Management
14 108 (7.49%) E-Commerce
14 108 (7.49%) OO
15 99 (6.87%) Automation Testing
16 98 (6.80%) Automated Testing
17 91 (6.31%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 676 (46.88%) SQL
2 227 (15.74%) C#
3 158 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 131 (9.08%) Java
5 130 (9.02%) PL/SQL
6 70 (4.85%) T-SQL
7 59 (4.09%) VB.NET
8 54 (3.74%) C++
9 52 (3.61%) PHP
10 37 (2.57%) VB
11 35 (2.43%) Python
12 31 (2.15%) C
13 28 (1.94%) VBA
14 15 (1.04%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.97%) XPath
16 13 (0.90%) VB6
17 12 (0.83%) VBScript
18 8 (0.55%) XAML
18 8 (0.55%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 226 (15.67%) Degree
2 192 (13.31%) ISEB
3 119 (8.25%) ISTQB
4 68 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 67 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 56 (3.88%) SC Cleared
7 48 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 47 (3.26%) ACCA
9 46 (3.19%) CIMA
10 44 (3.05%) AAT
11 43 (2.98%) ICAEW
12 14 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.49%) HND
15 5 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.35%) MCSE
15 5 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
16 4 (0.28%) PMP
16 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (20.67%) QA
2 24 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.42%) Basel II
6 4 (0.28%) SLA
6 4 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.21%) TickIT
8 1 (0.069%) EMIR
8 1 (0.069%) FATCA
8 1 (0.069%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.069%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 19 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.28%) Firmware
4 2 (0.14%) vCloud
4 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.14%) vSphere
5 1 (0.069%) KVM
5 1 (0.069%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 358 (24.83%) Oracle
2 244 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 70 (4.85%) HP
4 66 (4.58%) SAP
5 28 (1.94%) Telerik
6 25 (1.73%) Business Objects
6 25 (1.73%) IBM
6 25 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.39%) DevExpress
8 12 (0.83%) Retek
9 10 (0.69%) MKS
9 10 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
10 8 (0.55%) VMware
10 8 (0.55%) webMethods
10 8 (0.55%) Bloomberg
10 8 (0.55%) Zend
10 8 (0.55%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.49%) hybris
11 7 (0.49%) thinkFolio
11 7 (0.49%) Siebel
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + 33 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 12 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum + car and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + pension + health + phone +
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum with added bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago