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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
UK
Rank 428 451 389
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -62
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 522 598 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.59% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.67% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 415 457 678
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.00%

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
74451 89005 91068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.62% 88.15% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 61201 73892 74600
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +54 490 £42,500 +2.40% 51
London +39 153 £61,500 +36.66% 8
South East +61 116 £38,000 -10.58% 12
South West +29 64 £42,000 +16.66% 6
East of England +6 43 £31,000 -39.80% 2
Berkshire +60 38 £36,500 -14.11% 3
City of London +43 38 £70,000 +54.69% 2
North West -17 35 £33,250 +16.66% 6
Yorkshire +22 32 £32,500 - 5
West Yorkshire +28 24 £32,500 - 3
West Midlands +13 24 £42,500 +1.19% 5
Leeds +29 22 £32,375 -0.38% 3
Somerset +21 22 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Surrey +40 19 £52,500 +118.75% 3
Kent +9 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Manchester -29 17 £27,500 -3.50% 2
Oxfordshire +9 15 £36,000 +14.28% 2
Hampshire +3 15 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Croydon - 15 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire +1 14 £29,500 -36.21% 1
Wales +1 14 £33,000 +28.15% 1
Bristol -1 14 £45,000 -5.26%
Bedfordshire +15 13 £25,000 -54.54%
Essex +15 13 £35,500 -25.26% 1
Taunton - 13 £42,500 - 2
Slough +36 12 £27,000 -22.85% 2
Oxford +18 12 £36,000 -28.00% 1
South Wales +16 12 £33,000 +32.00% 1
Reigate - 12 £52,500 - 1
Cheshire +19 11 £40,000 +34.45% 2

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 462 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (37.34%) SQL
3 327 (29.14%) Finance
4 283 (25.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 257 (22.91%) .NET
6 253 (22.55%) Microsoft
7 248 (22.10%) SQL Server
8 227 (20.23%) C#
9 209 (18.63%) QA
10 192 (17.11%) Regression Testing
11 189 (16.84%) Automated Testing
12 179 (15.95%) Unit Testing
13 174 (15.51%) Java
14 171 (15.24%) ISTQB
15 162 (14.44%) ISEB
16 158 (14.08%) SDLC
17 150 (13.37%) Project Management
18 146 (13.01%) MS Excel
19 144 (12.83%) Windows
20 142 (12.66%) Oracle
21 136 (12.12%) Degree
22 125 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
23 124 (11.05%) Scrum
24 116 (10.34%) HTML
24 116 (10.34%) MVC
24 116 (10.34%) Test Scripting
25 113 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
25 113 (10.07%) JavaScript
26 110 (9.80%) Web Services
27 106 (9.45%) Software Testing

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 32 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 23 (2.05%) IIS
4 19 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.34%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.25%) Confluence
6 14 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.62%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.45%) CMS
9 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.36%) Apache
10 4 (0.36%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.27%) Drupal
12 2 (0.18%) WordPress
13 1 (0.089%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.089%) nginx
13 1 (0.089%) SAS
Applications
1 146 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.30%) MS Office
3 29 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.96%) SAP CO
2 22 (1.96%) SAP FI
2 22 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.71%) Oracle HRMS
6 6 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 4 (0.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.27%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.27%) SAP Retail
9 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
10 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.18%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.48%) SaaS
2 31 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (0.89%) CloudFront
7 9 (0.80%) GitHub
7 9 (0.80%) PaaS
7 9 (0.80%) Taleo
8 7 (0.62%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.089%) Boomi
10 1 (0.089%) Force.com
10 1 (0.089%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.96%) FTP
2 14 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.16%) Firewall
3 13 (1.16%) Internet
4 10 (0.89%) HTTP
5 8 (0.71%) DNS
5 8 (0.71%) VPN
6 7 (0.62%) DHCP
7 6 (0.53%) ATM
8 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.36%) Wireless
9 3 (0.27%) 4G
9 3 (0.27%) SSH
10 2 (0.18%) 3G
10 2 (0.18%) SSL
11 1 (0.089%) GPRS
11 1 (0.089%) GSM
11 1 (0.089%) Network Security
11 1 (0.089%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (4.19%) Relational Database
4 45 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (3.83%) Hadoop
6 36 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (3.21%) NoSQL
7 31 (2.76%) Oracle Database
8 29 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (2.05%) DB2
11 21 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 20 (1.78%) MySQL
12 20 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (1.69%) OLTP
14 17 (1.52%) DataStage
15 16 (1.43%) MS Access
15 16 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (1.43%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 125 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 104 (9.27%) Selenium
3 90 (8.02%) JIRA
4 57 (5.08%) WebDriver
5 44 (3.92%) SoapUI
6 43 (3.83%) Cucumber
6 43 (3.83%) Jenkins
7 41 (3.65%) JUnit
7 41 (3.65%) Visual Studio
8 37 (3.30%) Git (software)
9 25 (2.23%) Eclipse
10 23 (2.05%) NetBeans
11 22 (1.96%) MSTest
12 19 (1.69%) SpecFlow
13 16 (1.43%) FitNesse
13 16 (1.43%) Hudson
14 15 (1.34%) HP UFT
15 13 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
16 10 (0.89%) JMeter
16 10 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 327 (29.14%) Finance
2 58 (5.17%) Retail
3 40 (3.57%) Banking
4 32 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.96%) Marketing
7 21 (1.87%) Front Office
8 18 (1.60%) Publishing
9 17 (1.52%) German Language
10 14 (1.25%) Advertising
10 14 (1.25%) General Ledger
11 13 (1.16%) Back Office
11 13 (1.16%) Games
12 12 (1.07%) Legal
13 9 (0.80%) Law
14 7 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.53%) Automotive
15 6 (0.53%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.45%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 357 (31.82%) Analyst
2 292 (26.02%) Developer
3 172 (15.33%) Test Analyst
4 104 (9.27%) Business Analyst
5 90 (8.02%) Tester
6 86 (7.66%) Senior Developer
7 79 (7.04%) Consultant
8 74 (6.60%) .NET Developer
9 70 (6.24%) Java Developer
10 66 (5.88%) C# Developer
11 52 (4.63%) Project Manager
12 48 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
13 47 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
14 42 (3.74%) Test Engineer
15 41 (3.65%) QA Engineer
16 38 (3.39%) Test Leader
17 37 (3.30%) Test Manager
18 36 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
19 35 (3.12%) Systems Analyst
20 34 (3.03%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (22.91%) .NET
2 116 (10.34%) HTML
3 110 (9.80%) Web Services
4 100 (8.91%) CSS
5 98 (8.73%) ASP.NET
6 90 (8.02%) XML
7 73 (6.51%) SOAP
8 62 (5.53%) jQuery
9 58 (5.17%) .NET Framework
9 58 (5.17%) REST
10 53 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (4.37%) J2EE
11 49 (4.37%) Spring
12 47 (4.19%) WPF
13 45 (4.01%) Entity Framework
14 44 (3.92%) WCF
15 40 (3.57%) Gherkin
16 38 (3.39%) Hibernate
17 36 (3.21%) AngularJS
17 36 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 45 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 26 (2.32%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.87%) AS400
7 21 (1.87%) iSeries
8 19 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (1.69%) PMI
9 14 (1.25%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.16%) Derivative
10 13 (1.16%) Equities
10 13 (1.16%) Life Science
11 12 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (0.80%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.80%) Online Games
12 9 (0.80%) User Experience
12 9 (0.80%) W3C
13 8 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 144 (12.83%) Windows
2 78 (6.95%) Linux
3 65 (5.79%) Unix
4 46 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 41 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 37 (3.30%) Android
7 14 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.45%) Solaris
11 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.45%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.36%) VMS
13 2 (0.18%) CentOS
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.089%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.089%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (25.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 192 (17.11%) Regression Testing
4 189 (16.84%) Automated Testing
5 179 (15.95%) Unit Testing
6 158 (14.08%) SDLC
7 150 (13.37%) Project Management
8 124 (11.05%) Scrum
9 116 (10.34%) MVC
9 116 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 113 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (9.45%) Software Testing
11 106 (9.45%) Test Strategy
12 103 (9.18%) Software Engineering
13 101 (9.00%) Test Automation
14 98 (8.73%) Integration Testing
15 97 (8.65%) CRM
16 86 (7.66%) ERP
17 85 (7.58%) TDD
18 83 (7.40%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 419 (37.34%) SQL
2 227 (20.23%) C#
3 174 (15.51%) Java
4 113 (10.07%) JavaScript
5 91 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 70 (6.24%) PL/SQL
7 55 (4.90%) PHP
8 53 (4.72%) Python
9 42 (3.74%) C++
10 35 (3.12%) C
11 34 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 30 (2.67%) VB.NET
13 20 (1.78%) RPG
14 18 (1.60%) Haskell
14 18 (1.60%) RPG III
14 18 (1.60%) RPG IV
14 18 (1.60%) Scala
15 17 (1.52%) Ruby
16 16 (1.43%) VB
17 11 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 171 (15.24%) ISTQB
2 162 (14.44%) ISEB
3 136 (12.12%) Degree
4 60 (5.35%) Security Cleared
5 46 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 42 (3.74%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.69%) PMP
8 10 (0.89%) CEH
8 10 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.80%) BC Cleared
9 9 (0.80%) CREST Certified
10 8 (0.71%) CCNA
10 8 (0.71%) CCNP
10 8 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.71%) OSCP
10 8 (0.71%) SANS
11 7 (0.62%) MCSE
11 7 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (18.63%) QA
2 16 (1.43%) GCP
3 14 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.07%) GAMP
6 11 (0.98%) SLA
7 7 (0.62%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.45%) EMIR
9 5 (0.45%) MiFID
10 4 (0.36%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.18%) FATCA
System Software
1 28 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.25%) Docker
6 3 (0.27%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 31 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.36%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.089%) Puppet
Vendors
1 253 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 142 (12.66%) Oracle
3 54 (4.81%) SAP
4 34 (3.03%) HP
5 29 (2.58%) Atlassian
5 29 (2.58%) VMware
6 28 (2.50%) Informatica
7 23 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.60%) IFS
8 18 (1.60%) Teradata
9 13 (1.16%) Vertica
10 12 (1.07%) Intel
11 8 (0.71%) Google
11 8 (0.71%) Infor
12 7 (0.62%) Cisco
12 7 (0.62%) Thunderhead
13 6 (0.53%) BT
13 6 (0.53%) hybris
13 6 (0.53%) IBM
13 6 (0.53%) Siebel
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Opus Energy
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,056 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + CARE, pension scheme & flexi working
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + 25 days, healthcare, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Maximise Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago