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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
UK
Rank 417 434 394
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -40
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 540 601 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.61% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.69% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 439 467 659
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%

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
74290 86752 90655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.71% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61217 72076 74747
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 £77,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +44 502 £42,500 +6.25% 61
London +41 167 £62,000 +30.52% 11
South East +83 120 £40,500 +15.71% 18
South West +13 57 £40,000 +17.64% 7
East of England +12 45 £31,000 -36.41%
City of London +39 43 £67,500 +25.58% 1
Berkshire +58 40 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire +27 40 £32,250 -0.76% 2
West Yorkshire +25 31 £32,500 - 2
North West -33 31 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Leeds +30 26 £32,250 -0.76%
Hampshire +21 23 £36,000 -28.00% 4
West Midlands -5 22 £34,500 -16.86% 4
Wales +4 21 £35,750 +32.40% 1
Essex +27 20 £35,500 -25.26%
South Wales +21 19 £35,750 +23.27% 1
Kent -10 17 £40,500 +15.71% 4
Manchester -49 17 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Croydon - 17 £62,500 -
Bristol +12 16 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Oxfordshire +29 13 £33,500 +6.34% 2
Cardiff +13 13 £34,000 +17.24% 1
Surrey +42 12 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Brentwood +16 12 £87,500 -
Wiltshire +9 12 £32,500 -1.51% 4
Hertfordshire +5 12 £29,500 -32.57%
Swindon +23 11 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Somerset +9 11 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Oxford +35 10 £36,000 +14.28% 2
Reading +42 9 £50,000 +21.21% 1

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 432 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (37.09%) SQL
3 337 (30.86%) Finance
4 257 (23.53%) .NET
5 252 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 234 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 233 (21.34%) C#
8 225 (20.60%) SQL Server
9 193 (17.67%) QA
10 189 (17.31%) Regression Testing
11 167 (15.29%) Java
11 167 (15.29%) Automated Testing
12 162 (14.84%) SDLC
13 158 (14.47%) Project Management
14 149 (13.64%) Windows
15 148 (13.55%) ISEB
15 148 (13.55%) Unit Testing
16 143 (13.10%) ISTQB
17 140 (12.82%) MS Excel
18 138 (12.64%) Oracle
19 131 (12.00%) Degree
20 115 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
21 108 (9.89%) Software Testing
21 108 (9.89%) Scrum
22 107 (9.80%) Web Services
23 105 (9.62%) Test Scripting
24 103 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
24 103 (9.43%) HTML
25 98 (8.97%) MVC
25 98 (8.97%) Test Strategy

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 28 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 19 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (1.47%) Confluence
4 16 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.37%) IIS
6 12 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.01%) CMS
8 6 (0.55%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.37%) Apache
9 4 (0.37%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.27%) Drupal
11 2 (0.18%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.18%) nginx
11 2 (0.18%) WordPress
12 1 (0.092%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.092%) SAS
Applications
1 140 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.02%) MS Office
3 26 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (2.84%) SAP CO
2 31 (2.84%) SAP FI
2 31 (2.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 19 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.64%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 4 (0.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.27%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.27%) SAP Retail
9 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.18%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.48%) SaaS
2 37 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.10%) PaaS
7 10 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
7 10 (0.92%) CloudFront
7 10 (0.92%) Taleo
8 9 (0.82%) GitHub
9 7 (0.64%) Force.com
9 7 (0.64%) Lucidchart
10 3 (0.27%) Heroku
11 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.092%) Boomi
12 1 (0.092%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.74%) FTP
2 17 (1.56%) Internet
3 14 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.19%) CTI
5 10 (0.92%) Firewall
5 10 (0.92%) HTTP
5 10 (0.92%) Wireless
6 8 (0.73%) DNS
7 7 (0.64%) VPN
8 6 (0.55%) ATM
8 6 (0.55%) DHCP
8 6 (0.55%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.55%) SSL
9 5 (0.46%) SSH
10 3 (0.27%) 3G
10 3 (0.27%) 4G
11 2 (0.18%) GPRS
12 1 (0.092%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.092%) GSM
12 1 (0.092%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (20.60%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 47 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 34 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 30 (2.75%) Oracle Database
7 27 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (1.92%) DB2
8 21 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (1.65%) Big Data
11 17 (1.56%) DataStage
11 17 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.47%) MySQL
13 15 (1.37%) GIS
13 15 (1.37%) OLTP
14 14 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 115 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 96 (8.79%) JIRA
3 88 (8.06%) Selenium
4 48 (4.40%) WebDriver
5 43 (3.94%) Cucumber
6 41 (3.75%) SoapUI
6 41 (3.75%) Visual Studio
7 40 (3.66%) Jenkins
8 36 (3.30%) JUnit
9 34 (3.11%) Git (software)
10 28 (2.56%) MSTest
11 24 (2.20%) Eclipse
12 22 (2.01%) NetBeans
13 21 (1.92%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
15 15 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
16 13 (1.19%) FitNesse
16 13 (1.19%) Hudson
17 11 (1.01%) HP UFT
18 10 (0.92%) Robot Framework
General
1 337 (30.86%) Finance
2 66 (6.04%) Retail
3 41 (3.75%) Banking
4 39 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 35 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.75%) Publishing
7 26 (2.38%) Marketing
8 25 (2.29%) General Ledger
9 17 (1.56%) German Language
10 15 (1.37%) Front Office
11 14 (1.28%) Games
12 13 (1.19%) Advertising
12 13 (1.19%) Legal
13 12 (1.10%) Aerospace
13 12 (1.10%) Back Office
14 11 (1.01%) Automotive
15 10 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.55%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 352 (32.23%) Analyst
2 275 (25.18%) Developer
3 174 (15.93%) Test Analyst
4 94 (8.61%) Business Analyst
5 90 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 88 (8.06%) Tester
7 87 (7.97%) Consultant
8 73 (6.68%) C# Developer
9 68 (6.23%) .NET Developer
10 63 (5.77%) Java Developer
11 49 (4.49%) Project Manager
12 48 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
13 45 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
14 42 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
15 41 (3.75%) Test Engineer
16 40 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
17 39 (3.57%) QA Engineer
18 36 (3.30%) Project Leader
19 35 (3.21%) Software Engineer
19 35 (3.21%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (23.53%) .NET
2 107 (9.80%) Web Services
3 103 (9.43%) HTML
4 96 (8.79%) XML
5 83 (7.60%) CSS
6 80 (7.33%) ASP.NET
7 75 (6.87%) SOAP
8 71 (6.50%) .NET Framework
9 60 (5.49%) REST
10 51 (4.67%) Entity Framework
11 48 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (4.21%) jQuery
13 45 (4.12%) J2EE
13 45 (4.12%) Spring
14 44 (4.03%) WCF
15 37 (3.39%) AngularJS
15 37 (3.39%) WPF
16 35 (3.21%) Hibernate
17 34 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 33 (3.02%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 54 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 24 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.83%) AS400
7 20 (1.83%) iSeries
8 18 (1.65%) PMI
9 14 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (1.19%) Life Science
11 12 (1.10%) Blockchain
11 12 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.01%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.92%) Equities
13 10 (0.92%) User Experience
14 9 (0.82%) Derivative
14 9 (0.82%) Online Games
15 8 (0.73%) Physics
16 7 (0.64%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 149 (13.64%) Windows
2 76 (6.96%) Linux
3 65 (5.95%) Unix
4 45 (4.12%) Windows Server
5 41 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 35 (3.21%) Android
7 17 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.55%) Solaris
10 6 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.46%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.18%) CentOS
13 2 (0.18%) VMS
13 2 (0.18%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.092%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 189 (17.31%) Regression Testing
4 167 (15.29%) Automated Testing
5 162 (14.84%) SDLC
6 158 (14.47%) Project Management
7 148 (13.55%) Unit Testing
8 108 (9.89%) Scrum
8 108 (9.89%) Software Testing
9 105 (9.62%) Test Scripting
10 103 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (8.97%) MVC
11 98 (8.97%) Test Strategy
12 96 (8.79%) Integration Testing
13 95 (8.70%) CRM
14 94 (8.61%) Software Engineering
15 88 (8.06%) Test Automation
16 79 (7.23%) ERP
16 79 (7.23%) TDD
17 72 (6.59%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 405 (37.09%) SQL
2 233 (21.34%) C#
3 167 (15.29%) Java
4 94 (8.61%) JavaScript
5 91 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 71 (6.50%) PL/SQL
7 56 (5.13%) Python
8 51 (4.67%) PHP
9 42 (3.85%) C
9 42 (3.85%) C++
10 32 (2.93%) Shell Script
11 30 (2.75%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.83%) RPG
12 20 (1.83%) VB
13 18 (1.65%) Haskell
13 18 (1.65%) RPG III
13 18 (1.65%) RPG IV
14 17 (1.56%) Ruby
14 17 (1.56%) Scala
15 15 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 148 (13.55%) ISEB
2 143 (13.10%) ISTQB
3 131 (12.00%) Degree
4 68 (6.23%) Security Cleared
5 48 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 47 (4.30%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.74%) PMP
8 15 (1.37%) CEH
9 14 (1.28%) CREST Certified
10 13 (1.19%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.10%) BC Cleared
11 12 (1.10%) OSCP
11 12 (1.10%) SANS
12 7 (0.64%) CCNA
12 7 (0.64%) CCNP
12 7 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.55%) MCSE
13 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (17.67%) QA
2 20 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.65%) GCP
5 12 (1.10%) GAMP
5 12 (1.10%) SLA
6 9 (0.82%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.73%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.37%) EMIR
8 4 (0.37%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.37%) MiFID
9 2 (0.18%) FATCA
System Software
1 25 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 16 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.37%) Docker
5 15 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.18%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 21 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.01%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.37%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.092%) Ansible
4 1 (0.092%) Oozie
4 1 (0.092%) Puppet
Vendors
1 234 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 138 (12.64%) Oracle
3 63 (5.77%) SAP
4 35 (3.21%) Atlassian
5 32 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (2.84%) Informatica
7 26 (2.38%) HP
7 26 (2.38%) VMware
8 18 (1.65%) IFS
9 17 (1.56%) Teradata
10 10 (0.92%) Intel
10 10 (0.92%) Siebel
10 10 (0.92%) Vertica
11 8 (0.73%) Infor
12 7 (0.64%) Cisco
12 7 (0.64%) Google
12 7 (0.64%) Thunderhead
13 6 (0.55%) IBM
14 5 (0.46%) Pegasus
14 5 (0.46%) Telerik
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Salary starting from £36,750
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £34,305 to £37,563 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + CARE, pension scheme & flexi working
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £37,911 to £41,502 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Amazing Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum bonus, pension, childcare vouchers, shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago