The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 336 355 323
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 856 711 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.69% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.87% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 751 578 761
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,100 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.80% -1.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89145 81724 90046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.38% 78.93% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 72330 67844 77060
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
System Testing
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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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -33 351 £47,500 -11.21% 16
South East +40 160 £40,000 +5.26% 10
North West +8 61 £30,000 +5.26% 4
East of England -64 61 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Yorkshire +4 58 £33,500 +3.07% 6
West Midlands +34 56 £42,500 -15.00% 5
East Midlands +16 43 £45,000 +13.92% 5
South West -9 31 £48,000 +30.43%
North East - 5 £45,000 - 2
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System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 605 (41.13%) SQL
2 415 (28.21%) .NET
3 403 (27.40%) Finance
4 381 (25.90%) C#
5 364 (24.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 337 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
7 307 (20.87%) QA
8 296 (20.12%) Degree
9 287 (19.51%) Oracle
9 287 (19.51%) SQL Server
10 269 (18.29%) XML
11 252 (17.13%) ASP.NET
12 248 (16.86%) Windows
13 243 (16.52%) Microsoft
14 228 (15.50%) Test Scripting
15 226 (15.36%) Unit Testing
16 223 (15.16%) ISEB
17 221 (15.02%) Java
18 211 (14.34%) HTML
19 209 (14.21%) Web Services
20 203 (13.80%) JavaScript
21 161 (10.94%) Integration Testing
22 152 (10.33%) Software Testing
23 146 (9.93%) Regression Testing
24 142 (9.65%) TDD
25 141 (9.59%) OO
26 140 (9.52%) Banking
26 140 (9.52%) Scrum
27 123 (8.36%) .NET Framework
28 118 (8.02%) Linux

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 98 (6.66%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.26%) WebLogic
3 34 (2.31%) CMS
4 33 (2.24%) MediaWiki
5 32 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
6 20 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 18 (1.22%) Node.js
8 13 (0.88%) Confluence
9 12 (0.82%) IIS
10 10 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.61%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.54%) Drupal
12 8 (0.54%) WordPress
13 7 (0.48%) NetWeaver
14 6 (0.41%) PowerExchange
15 5 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.34%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 115 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 79 (5.37%) MS Office
3 19 (1.29%) MS Project
4 18 (1.22%) InfoPath
5 15 (1.02%) Mingle
6 10 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.41%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.63%) SAP HR
2 20 (1.36%) SAP Business One
3 19 (1.29%) SAP FI
4 16 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
4 16 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (1.09%) SAP CO
5 14 (0.95%) Visualfiles
5 14 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.88%) Magento
6 13 (0.88%) SAP R/3
7 12 (0.82%) Oracle HRMS
7 12 (0.82%) Line 50
8 11 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.75%) SAP Payroll
9 10 (0.68%) SAP HCM
10 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.48%) SAP SCM
11 7 (0.48%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.29%) SaaS
2 17 (1.16%) Taleo
3 12 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
4 11 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.14%) Force.com
6 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.50%) Internet
2 18 (1.22%) GSM
3 17 (1.16%) 4G
3 17 (1.16%) LTE
3 17 (1.16%) GPRS
3 17 (1.16%) WCDMA
4 14 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.75%) HTTP
6 10 (0.68%) NAS
7 8 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.41%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.41%) X.509
8 6 (0.41%) SSL
9 4 (0.27%) DNS
10 3 (0.20%) SMS
11 2 (0.14%) ATM
11 2 (0.14%) Extranet
11 2 (0.14%) Intranet
11 2 (0.14%) SAN
11 2 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 75 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (3.33%) MySQL
7 47 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 41 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (1.16%) SQLPlus
13 15 (1.02%) Neo4j
14 13 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (0.82%) MS Access
16 11 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (0.68%) OLTP
17 10 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 96 (6.53%) Selenium
2 83 (5.64%) Visual Studio
3 62 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (3.81%) JIRA
5 53 (3.60%) Git (software)
6 51 (3.47%) SoapUI
7 50 (3.40%) Jenkins
8 49 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 42 (2.86%) NUnit
10 39 (2.65%) JUnit
11 35 (2.38%) Maven
12 34 (2.31%) Subversion
13 30 (2.04%) MSTest
14 26 (1.77%) Toad
14 26 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
15 23 (1.56%) TeamCity
16 21 (1.43%) Cucumber
17 20 (1.36%) FitNesse
17 20 (1.36%) Hudson
18 18 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 403 (27.40%) Finance
2 140 (9.52%) Banking
3 58 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 58 (3.94%) Retail
4 56 (3.81%) Investment Banking
5 48 (3.26%) Legal
6 27 (1.84%) Marketing
7 23 (1.56%) Front Office
7 23 (1.56%) Games
8 18 (1.22%) Law
9 17 (1.16%) Back Office
10 12 (0.82%) Advertising
10 12 (0.82%) Local Government
11 10 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.61%) Electronics
12 9 (0.61%) Publishing
13 8 (0.54%) Billing
13 8 (0.54%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.48%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 468 (31.82%) Analyst
2 444 (30.18%) Developer
3 198 (13.46%) Test Analyst
4 146 (9.93%) Business Analyst
5 136 (9.25%) Tester
6 135 (9.18%) .NET Developer
7 119 (8.09%) Consultant
8 114 (7.75%) C# Developer
9 105 (7.14%) Test Engineer
10 102 (6.93%) Senior Developer
11 89 (6.05%) C# .NET Developer
12 86 (5.85%) Systems Analyst
13 71 (4.83%) Java Developer
14 66 (4.49%) Programmer
15 65 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
16 63 (4.28%) SAP Consultant
17 59 (4.01%) Team Leader
18 58 (3.94%) Software Tester
18 58 (3.94%) Senior Test Engineer
19 53 (3.60%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (28.21%) .NET
2 269 (18.29%) XML
3 252 (17.13%) ASP.NET
4 211 (14.34%) HTML
5 209 (14.21%) Web Services
6 123 (8.36%) .NET Framework
7 115 (7.82%) SOAP
8 110 (7.48%) CSS
9 102 (6.93%) WCF
10 86 (5.85%) Spring
11 76 (5.17%) XSLT
12 72 (4.89%) J2EE
13 67 (4.55%) WF
13 67 (4.55%) Ajax
14 66 (4.49%) Hibernate
15 57 (3.87%) Silverlight
16 56 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 50 (3.40%) jQuery
18 48 (3.26%) REST
19 44 (2.99%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.10%) Computer Science
2 50 (3.40%) Mathematics
3 43 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 42 (2.86%) Open Source
5 31 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 23 (1.56%) Statistics
6 23 (1.56%) Equities
7 22 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (1.43%) Digital Media
9 20 (1.36%) Derivative
10 18 (1.22%) Data Integration
10 18 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.02%) AS400
12 11 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.75%) W3C
12 11 (0.75%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.61%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.54%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.48%) NHS
16 6 (0.41%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 248 (16.86%) Windows
2 118 (8.02%) Linux
3 104 (7.07%) UNIX
4 46 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 36 (2.45%) Android
6 33 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (1.50%) Windows 8
8 18 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.22%) Windows Phone
9 15 (1.02%) CentOS
10 11 (0.75%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.48%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.34%) Solaris
15 3 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.14%) Windows CE
17 1 (0.068%) VxWorks
17 1 (0.068%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (24.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 337 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (15.50%) Test Scripting
4 226 (15.36%) Unit Testing
5 161 (10.94%) Integration Testing
6 152 (10.33%) Software Testing
7 146 (9.93%) Regression Testing
8 142 (9.65%) TDD
9 141 (9.59%) OO
10 140 (9.52%) Scrum
11 117 (7.95%) MVC
11 117 (7.95%) Automated Testing
12 113 (7.68%) Business Analysis
13 110 (7.48%) Test Automation
14 95 (6.46%) UML
14 95 (6.46%) Project Management
15 84 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
16 78 (5.30%) Manual Testing
16 78 (5.30%) Test Management
17 76 (5.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 605 (41.13%) SQL
2 381 (25.90%) C#
3 221 (15.02%) Java
4 203 (13.80%) JavaScript
5 110 (7.48%) VB.NET
6 81 (5.51%) C++
7 79 (5.37%) Python
8 70 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 53 (3.60%) C
10 52 (3.54%) PHP
11 45 (3.06%) Ruby
12 44 (2.99%) VB
13 38 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 34 (2.31%) Shell Script
15 30 (2.04%) XPath
16 23 (1.56%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.50%) PowerShell
18 21 (1.43%) VBScript
19 18 (1.22%) Erlang
20 17 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 296 (20.12%) Degree
2 223 (15.16%) ISEB
3 82 (5.57%) ISTQB
4 65 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 44 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 34 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (1.50%) CTC Cleared
8 15 (1.02%) MCSE
9 10 (0.68%) MCSD
9 10 (0.68%) MCTS
10 9 (0.61%) MBCS
10 9 (0.61%) CITP
10 9 (0.61%) OCPJWCD
10 9 (0.61%) OCPJP
10 9 (0.61%) Sun Certification
11 8 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.41%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.34%) CISM
13 5 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (20.87%) QA
2 21 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 19 (1.29%) SLA
4 10 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.34%) FATCA
5 5 (0.34%) COREP
6 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) EMIR
7 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.068%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.068%) HL7
8 1 (0.068%) TickIT
8 1 (0.068%) GAMP
8 1 (0.068%) GMP
System Software
1 12 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.68%) NFS
3 5 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.068%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 103 (7.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (0.54%) Legato
4 5 (0.34%) Control-M
5 1 (0.068%) SCCM
5 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 287 (19.51%) Oracle
2 243 (16.52%) Microsoft
3 109 (7.41%) SAP
4 59 (4.01%) HP
5 25 (1.70%) JBoss
6 23 (1.56%) Business Objects
7 22 (1.50%) Sun
8 20 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (1.22%) Informatica
10 17 (1.16%) Peoplefluent
10 17 (1.16%) IBM
11 14 (0.95%) Sybase
11 14 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
11 14 (0.95%) Sage
11 14 (0.95%) VMware
12 13 (0.88%) Perforce
13 12 (0.82%) CODA
14 10 (0.68%) JD Edwards
14 10 (0.68%) Pegasus
14 10 (0.68%) Apple
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension / Medical / FlexiTime
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £180.00 - £200.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
The 100 Company
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Salary: £25,587 - £31,336 (plus benefits and pension)
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £83500 - £88500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday