The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 432 412 372
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -40
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 635 755 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.79% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 455 623 762
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £57,900 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +3.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86109 95786 100064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.02% 87.52% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72031 78787 79868
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

System Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing within the UK.

System Testing Salary Trend in the UK

System Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 within the UK.

System Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

System Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 622 £42,500 - 64
London +48 181 £55,000 +15.78% 19
South East -4 143 £44,000 +3.52% 12
South West +25 84 £41,000 -3.52% 3
West Midlands -20 54 £27,500 -15.38% 8
North West 0 42 £38,750 +19.23% 5
East of England -2 41 £43,000 +7.50% 5
Yorkshire +5 36 £32,500 -9.72% 4
East Midlands +30 34 £36,750 -26.50% 5
Somerset - 32 £41,000 -
Kent +13 31 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Surrey +29 28 £44,000 +3.52% 2
West Yorkshire +1 28 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Birmingham -2 28 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Hampshire -5 27 £45,000 +12.50% 4
City of London +42 26 £56,250 +15.38% 5
Leeds +12 25 £32,375 -28.05% 3
Manchester -14 25 £36,375 +3.92% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 22 £35,000 -10.25%
Lincolnshire - 22 £35,000 -
Essex +2 21 £65,000 +80.55% 3
Taunton - 21 £41,000 -
Lincoln - 17 £32,500 -
Basingstoke - 17 £45,000 -
Farnborough +4 10 - -
Oxfordshire 0 10 £29,000 -29.69% 1
Wiltshire +7 9 £43,000 +7.50%
Hertfordshire +5 9 £29,500 -32.18% 1
Berkshire -14 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Sussex +5 8 £42,500 -19.04% 1

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for System Testing.

1 555 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (36.13%) Finance
3 473 (34.81%) SQL
4 366 (26.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 300 (22.08%) Oracle
6 282 (20.75%) SDLC
7 281 (20.68%) Degree
8 271 (19.94%) QA
9 261 (19.21%) Java
10 252 (18.54%) .NET
11 249 (18.32%) Microsoft
12 248 (18.25%) Regression Testing
13 243 (17.88%) C#
14 216 (15.89%) Scrum
15 206 (15.16%) SQL Server
15 206 (15.16%) Windows
16 203 (14.94%) ISEB
17 191 (14.05%) Software Testing
18 187 (13.76%) Integration Testing
19 178 (13.10%) Automated Testing
20 175 (12.88%) ISTQB
21 168 (12.36%) Selenium
22 162 (11.92%) Project Management
22 162 (11.92%) XML
23 161 (11.85%) Linux
24 157 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
25 154 (11.33%) Test Scripting
26 141 (10.38%) MS Excel
27 138 (10.15%) Unit Testing
28 137 (10.08%) Unix

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 17 (1.25%) Apache
4 16 (1.18%) CMS
4 16 (1.18%) IIS
5 12 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.59%) nginx
9 7 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.52%) JBoss
10 6 (0.44%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.29%) Confluence
13 3 (0.22%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.22%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.074%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.074%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.074%) WordPress
Applications
1 141 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 82 (6.03%) MS Office
3 40 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.074%) InCopy
7 1 (0.074%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 71 (5.22%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (4.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 53 (3.90%) Oracle Financials
4 38 (2.80%) SAP CO
4 38 (2.80%) SAP FI
4 38 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
5 27 (1.99%) Oracle Payroll
6 25 (1.84%) Oracle 11i
7 23 (1.69%) Oracle HRMS
8 19 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
8 19 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
8 19 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
9 18 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
9 18 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
10 15 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
10 15 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
11 13 (0.96%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 9 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 7 (0.52%) Markit EDM
14 5 (0.37%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.43%) SaaS
2 25 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.66%) PaaS
5 9 (0.66%) Taleo
6 7 (0.52%) Force.com
7 3 (0.22%) Heroku
8 1 (0.074%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.074%) GitHub
8 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.074%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.84%) SSL
1 25 (1.84%) TCP/IP
2 24 (1.77%) Internet
3 21 (1.55%) HTTP
4 19 (1.40%) VoIP
5 16 (1.18%) 3G
6 15 (1.10%) Bluetooth
6 15 (1.10%) Ethernet
6 15 (1.10%) GPRS
6 15 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (0.96%) FTP
8 10 (0.74%) DNS
8 10 (0.74%) Wireless
9 5 (0.37%) Firewall
9 5 (0.37%) VLAN
10 4 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.29%) HSRP
10 4 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (15.16%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 53 (3.90%) Hadoop
3 53 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
4 44 (3.24%) Oracle Database
5 40 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
8 34 (2.50%) Big Data
9 29 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (1.99%) Oracle Discoverer
11 25 (1.84%) MySQL
11 25 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (1.69%) NoSQL
13 22 (1.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 21 (1.55%) GIS
15 20 (1.47%) DB2
15 20 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (1.40%) Essbase
17 18 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 168 (12.36%) Selenium
2 97 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 97 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (5.74%) JIRA
4 65 (4.78%) SoapUI
5 61 (4.49%) Oracle Forms
6 48 (3.53%) WebDriver
7 41 (3.02%) Visual Studio
8 34 (2.50%) HP UFT
9 27 (1.99%) Jenkins
10 24 (1.77%) JUnit
11 22 (1.62%) MSTest
11 22 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
12 21 (1.55%) Git (software)
13 19 (1.40%) FitNesse
14 18 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 17 (1.25%) Appium
15 17 (1.25%) SilkTest
16 16 (1.18%) Rational Functional Tester
17 15 (1.10%) Hudson
General
1 491 (36.13%) Finance
2 86 (6.33%) Retail
3 72 (5.30%) Banking
4 57 (4.19%) Manufacturing
5 55 (4.05%) Marketing
6 50 (3.68%) Publishing
7 43 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 35 (2.58%) General Ledger
9 30 (2.21%) Back Office
10 26 (1.91%) Investment Banking
10 26 (1.91%) Military
11 23 (1.69%) Electronics
11 23 (1.69%) Games
12 22 (1.62%) Legal
13 15 (1.10%) Front Office
14 13 (0.96%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.96%) Automotive
15 7 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.44%) Law
17 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 454 (33.41%) Analyst
2 304 (22.37%) Developer
3 194 (14.28%) Test Analyst
4 158 (11.63%) Consultant
5 136 (10.01%) Business Analyst
6 121 (8.90%) Tester
7 96 (7.06%) Test Engineer
8 80 (5.89%) Systems Analyst
9 77 (5.67%) Oracle Analyst
10 74 (5.45%) C# Developer
11 72 (5.30%) Senior Developer
12 64 (4.71%) .NET Developer
13 57 (4.19%) Java Developer
14 53 (3.90%) Software Tester
15 50 (3.68%) Software Engineer
16 49 (3.61%) Financial Analyst
16 49 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
17 46 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
18 43 (3.16%) QA Engineer
19 42 (3.09%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (18.54%) .NET
2 162 (11.92%) XML
3 135 (9.93%) HTML
4 112 (8.24%) Web Services
5 94 (6.92%) ASP.NET
6 80 (5.89%) SOAP
7 65 (4.78%) CSS
8 54 (3.97%) .NET Framework
9 45 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (3.16%) WPF
11 39 (2.87%) WCF
12 33 (2.43%) AngularJS
13 28 (2.06%) Entity Framework
14 27 (1.99%) J2EE
15 25 (1.84%) Spring
16 24 (1.77%) Hibernate
17 23 (1.69%) JMS
17 23 (1.69%) REST
18 22 (1.62%) Ajax
19 20 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 157 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 59 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
4 56 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 54 (3.97%) Client/Server
6 51 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 38 (2.80%) Mathematics
8 35 (2.58%) Data Structures
9 29 (2.13%) iSeries
10 26 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 25 (1.84%) Equities
11 25 (1.84%) Fixed Income
11 25 (1.84%) User Experience
12 22 (1.62%) Derivative
13 18 (1.32%) AS400
14 17 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
14 17 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
15 13 (0.96%) Data Centre
16 12 (0.88%) Physics
17 11 (0.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 206 (15.16%) Windows
2 161 (11.85%) Linux
3 137 (10.08%) Unix
4 69 (5.08%) Android
5 43 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 42 (3.09%) Windows Server
7 23 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (1.32%) Solaris
10 16 (1.18%) CentOS
11 15 (1.10%) Windows CE
12 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.29%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.074%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (26.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 282 (20.75%) SDLC
4 248 (18.25%) Regression Testing
5 216 (15.89%) Scrum
6 191 (14.05%) Software Testing
7 187 (13.76%) Integration Testing
8 178 (13.10%) Automated Testing
9 162 (11.92%) Project Management
10 154 (11.33%) Test Scripting
11 138 (10.15%) Unit Testing
12 136 (10.01%) Test Automation
13 131 (9.64%) Software Engineering
14 127 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
15 119 (8.76%) Test Strategy
16 113 (8.31%) Waterfall
17 109 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 105 (7.73%) Manual Testing
19 101 (7.43%) Business Analysis
20 98 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 473 (34.81%) SQL
2 261 (19.21%) Java
3 243 (17.88%) C#
4 126 (9.27%) JavaScript
5 118 (8.68%) PL/SQL
6 73 (5.37%) T-SQL
7 72 (5.30%) C
8 67 (4.93%) Python
9 66 (4.86%) C++
10 56 (4.12%) PHP
11 45 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 44 (3.24%) VB
13 41 (3.02%) Perl
13 41 (3.02%) Shell Script
14 26 (1.91%) RPG
15 21 (1.55%) Ruby
16 17 (1.25%) Groovy
17 16 (1.18%) RPG IV
18 15 (1.10%) VC++
19 13 (0.96%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 281 (20.68%) Degree
2 203 (14.94%) ISEB
3 175 (12.88%) ISTQB
4 87 (6.40%) Security Cleared
5 82 (6.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 65 (4.78%) SC Cleared
7 27 (1.99%) CEH
7 27 (1.99%) CREST Certified
8 26 (1.91%) DV Cleared
9 22 (1.62%) OSCP
9 22 (1.62%) SANS
10 21 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 10 (0.74%) IIBA
12 9 (0.66%) BC Cleared
13 8 (0.59%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.59%) PMP
14 7 (0.52%) CISSP
15 6 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
16 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (19.94%) QA
2 46 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.40%) ISO 9001
5 18 (1.32%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.74%) SLA
7 9 (0.66%) GCP
8 3 (0.22%) SDET
9 2 (0.15%) GAMP
9 2 (0.15%) WCAG
10 1 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.074%) EMIR
10 1 (0.074%) HL7
10 1 (0.074%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.074%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.074%) MiFID
10 1 (0.074%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.22%) Docker
4 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.074%) Firmware
5 1 (0.074%) KVM
5 1 (0.074%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.81%) Puppet
3 9 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
5 4 (0.29%) Nagios
6 2 (0.15%) Control-M
7 1 (0.074%) Ansible
7 1 (0.074%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.074%) cPanel
7 1 (0.074%) Grafana
7 1 (0.074%) Kibana
7 1 (0.074%) logstash
7 1 (0.074%) Oozie
Vendors
1 300 (22.08%) Oracle
2 249 (18.32%) Microsoft
3 77 (5.67%) SAP
4 54 (3.97%) HP
5 41 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (1.84%) CA
7 24 (1.77%) Informatica
8 21 (1.55%) Cisco
8 21 (1.55%) Juniper
9 19 (1.40%) Hyperion
10 17 (1.25%) ArcSight
10 17 (1.25%) Blue Coat
10 17 (1.25%) FireEye
10 17 (1.25%) Forcepoint
10 17 (1.25%) Hortonworks
10 17 (1.25%) Palo Alto
11 15 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.03%) SolarWinds
12 14 (1.03%) VMware
13 13 (0.96%) Infor
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £40K +bonus +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £39,000-£43,000 per annum + 25 hols+BH, pension, death in service
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
Salary: From £27,429 to £33,524 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £51,000 to £62,000 per annum Plus car allowance and excellent ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £51,000 to £62,000 per annum Plus car allowance and excellent ben
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 5% flex benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago