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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 351 344 375
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 780 735 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.74% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.91% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 663 649 598
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
87806 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -54 305 £50,000 +5.26% 26
South East -1 171 £41,000 +2.50% 11
East of England +3 68 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire -1 65 £33,000 - 6
North West -15 56 £33,500 -22.54% 6
East Midlands +35 47 £50,000 +58.73% 4
West Midlands +9 46 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South West -43 17 £32,500 -13.33% 6
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 730 (41.50%) SQL
2 550 (31.27%) Finance
2 550 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (24.90%) .NET
4 408 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 382 (21.72%) QA
6 373 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 372 (21.15%) Oracle
8 359 (20.41%) C#
9 330 (18.76%) Microsoft
10 325 (18.48%) Degree
11 287 (16.32%) ISEB
12 285 (16.20%) XML
13 259 (14.72%) Windows
14 236 (13.42%) Software Testing
15 235 (13.36%) Unit Testing
16 227 (12.91%) JavaScript
16 227 (12.91%) Regression Testing
17 225 (12.79%) Web Services
18 215 (12.22%) HTML
19 212 (12.05%) ASP.NET
20 209 (11.88%) MS Excel
21 206 (11.71%) Integration Testing
22 190 (10.80%) Java
23 183 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
24 178 (10.12%) Scrum
24 178 (10.12%) Manual Testing
25 176 (10.01%) Test Scripting
26 161 (9.15%) HP Quality Center
27 159 (9.04%) ISTQB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 136 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.22%) CMS
3 29 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 27 (1.53%) IIS
5 25 (1.42%) MediaWiki
6 22 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 17 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 17 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
8 15 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.51%) Confluence
10 8 (0.45%) Apache
11 7 (0.40%) ArcGIS
11 7 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.34%) Node.js
13 4 (0.23%) WordPress
14 3 (0.17%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (0.17%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 209 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 114 (6.48%) MS Office
3 48 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.91%) MS Project
6 14 (0.80%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 43 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
3 42 (2.39%) Magento
4 40 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
5 38 (2.16%) SAP FI
6 34 (1.93%) SAP CO
7 33 (1.88%) SAP FI/CO
7 33 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
7 33 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
7 33 (1.88%) Oracle Assets
8 32 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
9 31 (1.76%) Oracle Receivables
10 22 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 22 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
11 21 (1.19%) Oracle HRMS
12 20 (1.14%) Oracle Payroll
13 17 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
14 16 (0.91%) SAP HR
15 12 (0.68%) Visualfiles
16 9 (0.51%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.19%) SaaS
2 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.57%) Taleo
3 10 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.45%) Force.com
5 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.11%) IaaS
7 1 (0.057%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.39%) Internet
2 29 (1.65%) Firewall
3 12 (0.68%) WAN
4 11 (0.63%) OSPF
4 11 (0.63%) BGP
4 11 (0.63%) Multicast
5 10 (0.57%) Junos
5 10 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.51%) SDH
6 9 (0.51%) DWDM
6 9 (0.51%) MPLS
6 9 (0.51%) DNS
7 8 (0.45%) Network Security
8 7 (0.40%) HTTP
9 6 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.28%) Intranet
10 5 (0.28%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.17%) SAN
11 3 (0.17%) Extranet
12 2 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 53 (3.01%) MySQL
6 53 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 40 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (1.19%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
12 18 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 17 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 15 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
14 15 (0.85%) OLAP
15 14 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 106 (6.03%) Visual Studio
2 104 (5.91%) Selenium
3 102 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (3.98%) JIRA
5 67 (3.81%) Jenkins
6 61 (3.47%) QuickTest Pro
7 57 (3.24%) SoapUI
8 49 (2.79%) Git (software)
9 48 (2.73%) Subversion
10 38 (2.16%) JUnit
11 33 (1.88%) TeamCity
12 32 (1.82%) Eclipse
13 30 (1.71%) Maven
14 29 (1.65%) Selenium IDE
15 27 (1.53%) Ranorex
15 27 (1.53%) Cucumber
15 27 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
16 23 (1.31%) WebDriver
17 19 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 19 (1.08%) Ant
General
1 550 (31.27%) Finance
2 133 (7.56%) Banking
3 112 (6.37%) Retail
4 53 (3.01%) Investment Banking
5 49 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.73%) Publishing
7 43 (2.44%) Legal
8 41 (2.33%) Front Office
9 31 (1.76%) Marketing
10 20 (1.14%) Back Office
11 19 (1.08%) Electronics
11 19 (1.08%) Law
12 16 (0.91%) General Ledger
13 12 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.68%) Games
14 8 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.40%) Advertising
16 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.28%) French Language
17 5 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 524 (29.79%) Analyst
2 504 (28.65%) Developer
3 215 (12.22%) Tester
4 200 (11.37%) Test Analyst
5 185 (10.52%) Consultant
6 127 (7.22%) Business Analyst
7 123 (6.99%) .NET Developer
8 114 (6.48%) C# Developer
9 95 (5.40%) Senior Developer
10 94 (5.34%) Test Engineer
11 81 (4.60%) Programmer
12 80 (4.55%) Junior
13 78 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
14 74 (4.21%) Java Developer
15 72 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
16 66 (3.75%) Support Analyst
17 64 (3.64%) Test Manager
18 61 (3.47%) Systems Analyst
19 59 (3.35%) Software Tester
20 57 (3.24%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (24.90%) .NET
2 285 (16.20%) XML
3 225 (12.79%) Web Services
4 215 (12.22%) HTML
5 212 (12.05%) ASP.NET
6 156 (8.87%) SOAP
7 136 (7.73%) WCF
8 134 (7.62%) .NET Framework
9 105 (5.97%) CSS
10 84 (4.78%) WF
11 80 (4.55%) Spring
12 72 (4.09%) Ajax
12 72 (4.09%) Hibernate
13 63 (3.58%) WPF
14 59 (3.35%) J2EE
15 51 (2.90%) JSP
16 49 (2.79%) XSLT
17 47 (2.67%) jQuery
18 46 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 43 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 183 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 94 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 63 (3.58%) Open Source
5 49 (2.79%) Client/Server
6 47 (2.67%) Equities
7 36 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 33 (1.88%) Mathematics
9 31 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (1.31%) Derivative
11 19 (1.08%) Credit Risk
12 18 (1.02%) Visualisation
13 16 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.85%) User Experience
15 14 (0.80%) Reference Data
15 14 (0.80%) N-Tier
16 13 (0.74%) SWIFT
17 12 (0.68%) Data Extraction
17 12 (0.68%) Statistics
18 11 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 259 (14.72%) Windows
2 154 (8.75%) Linux
3 81 (4.60%) UNIX
4 37 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.82%) Android
7 10 (0.57%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.51%) AIX
9 8 (0.45%) Windows Vista
10 7 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.28%) CentOS
13 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.11%) zOS
14 2 (0.11%) SUSE
14 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.057%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 236 (13.42%) Software Testing
4 235 (13.36%) Unit Testing
5 227 (12.91%) Regression Testing
6 206 (11.71%) Integration Testing
7 178 (10.12%) Manual Testing
7 178 (10.12%) Scrum
8 176 (10.01%) Test Scripting
9 153 (8.70%) Project Management
10 146 (8.30%) OO
11 140 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
12 129 (7.33%) E-Commerce
13 123 (6.99%) Automated Testing
14 120 (6.82%) Automation Testing
15 107 (6.08%) MVC
16 106 (6.03%) Business Analysis
17 105 (5.97%) TDD
18 102 (5.80%) Test Management
19 99 (5.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 730 (41.50%) SQL
2 359 (20.41%) C#
3 227 (12.91%) JavaScript
4 190 (10.80%) Java
5 120 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 103 (5.86%) T-SQL
7 98 (5.57%) PL/SQL
8 88 (5.00%) Python
9 87 (4.95%) C++
10 58 (3.30%) PHP
11 54 (3.07%) VB
12 52 (2.96%) C
13 35 (1.99%) VBScript
14 32 (1.82%) Ruby
15 27 (1.53%) VB6
15 27 (1.53%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.36%) XPath
17 16 (0.91%) ABAP
17 16 (0.91%) Perl
18 13 (0.74%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 325 (18.48%) Degree
2 287 (16.32%) ISEB
3 159 (9.04%) ISTQB
4 93 (5.29%) Security Cleared
5 69 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 57 (3.24%) SC Cleared
7 26 (1.48%) CTC Cleared
8 25 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (1.19%) ACCA
9 21 (1.19%) CIMA
10 18 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.91%) CISSP
12 13 (0.74%) MCSE
12 13 (0.74%) ICAEW
12 13 (0.74%) AAT
13 12 (0.68%) PMP
13 12 (0.68%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.63%) HND
15 10 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 382 (21.72%) QA
2 19 (1.08%) SLA
3 11 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.23%) Basel II
4 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.057%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.057%) TickIT
5 1 (0.057%) Section 508
System Software
1 15 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.057%) vCloud
5 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 161 (9.15%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.97%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.057%) SCCM
3 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.057%) Control-M
3 1 (0.057%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 372 (21.15%) Oracle
2 330 (18.76%) Microsoft
3 114 (6.48%) HP
4 110 (6.25%) SAP
5 37 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (2.05%) IBM
7 35 (1.99%) Business Objects
8 22 (1.25%) hybris
9 18 (1.02%) Zend
9 18 (1.02%) Cisco
10 15 (0.85%) Tableau
10 15 (0.85%) ATG
11 13 (0.74%) JBoss
12 12 (0.68%) Sun
13 11 (0.63%) Cognos
13 11 (0.63%) Apple
13 11 (0.63%) Demandware
14 10 (0.57%) Peoplefluent
14 10 (0.57%) Retek
14 10 (0.57%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CCity IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago