The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 358 392 378
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 779 665 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.79% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 689 521 637
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
England +44 759 £40,000 -5.88% 77
South East +50 214 £40,000 +11.11% 20
London -9 213 £50,000 -9.09% 25
North West +20 85 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Hampshire +35 73 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Berkshire +33 71 £45,000 -5.26% 9
City of London -21 61 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Manchester +18 57 £36,500 -14.11% 4
Yorkshire +4 55 £38,750 +13.97% 7
West Midlands +24 54 £35,000 +16.66% 2
East of England -9 52 £39,750 -24.28% 6
West Yorkshire +27 44 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Reading +35 43 £40,000 - 6
Portsmouth - 43 £40,000 -
Birmingham +21 36 £35,000 +16.66%
Surrey -5 35 £35,000 - 3
East Midlands +21 34 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Leeds +20 32 £37,500 - 3
South West -23 29 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Hertfordshire -14 27 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Nottinghamshire +26 24 £62,500 +98.41%
Nottingham +24 24 £62,500 +98.41%
Cheshire -1 23 £45,000 +50.00%
Watford - 19 £39,750 - 1
North East +2 16 £62,500 +174.72% 1
Essex -4 15 £57,500 +41.97% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 14 £40,500 +15.71% 2
Maidenhead +12 12 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Kent -4 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Bradford - 11 £40,000 -

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 695 (46.21%) SQL
2 494 (32.85%) Finance
3 426 (28.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 424 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
5 366 (24.34%) Oracle
6 316 (21.01%) .NET
7 315 (20.94%) QA
8 248 (16.49%) Microsoft
9 241 (16.02%) SQL Server
10 238 (15.82%) Degree
11 234 (15.56%) C#
12 195 (12.97%) ISEB
13 190 (12.63%) XML
14 179 (11.90%) Windows
15 172 (11.44%) JavaScript
16 167 (11.10%) Regression Testing
17 166 (11.04%) Unit Testing
18 165 (10.97%) HTML
19 163 (10.84%) Integration Testing
20 156 (10.37%) Test Scripting
21 155 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
22 153 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
23 149 (9.91%) ERP
24 147 (9.77%) MS Excel
25 145 (9.64%) Software Testing
26 141 (9.38%) Java
27 139 (9.24%) Web Services
28 138 (9.18%) Oracle EBS R12
29 131 (8.71%) PL/SQL
29 131 (8.71%) Scrum

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 67 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 55 (3.66%) IIS
3 28 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 27 (1.80%) CMS
5 22 (1.46%) JBoss
6 15 (1.00%) Apache
7 11 (0.73%) MQSeries
7 11 (0.73%) MediaWiki
8 10 (0.66%) GlassFish
9 9 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.40%) Node.js
11 6 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (0.40%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.33%) WebSphere Process Server
12 5 (0.33%) Quickr
12 5 (0.33%) WordPress
12 5 (0.33%) WebSphere Portal
13 4 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 147 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 88 (5.85%) MS Office
3 27 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.93%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 138 (9.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 105 (6.98%) Oracle Payables
2 105 (6.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 92 (6.12%) Oracle Financials
4 91 (6.05%) Oracle EBS
5 89 (5.92%) Oracle General Ledger
6 79 (5.25%) Oracle Assets
7 74 (4.92%) Oracle HRMS
8 29 (1.93%) Oracle Applications
9 26 (1.73%) Oracle Payroll
10 18 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
11 16 (1.06%) Magento
12 15 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
12 15 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 13 (0.86%) Towers Watson Igloo
14 12 (0.80%) SAP SCM
15 11 (0.73%) Oracle SCM
16 9 (0.60%) AWD
17 8 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
17 8 (0.53%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.86%) SaaS
2 11 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.47%) Force.com
4 5 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.20%) Taleo
5 3 (0.20%) Office 365
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.06%) Internet
2 10 (0.66%) Firewall
3 7 (0.47%) SNMP
4 6 (0.40%) Wireless
4 6 (0.40%) HTTP
5 5 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.33%) VoIP
6 4 (0.27%) 4G
6 4 (0.27%) SAN
6 4 (0.27%) Intranet
6 4 (0.27%) Broadband
7 3 (0.20%) WAN
7 3 (0.20%) 802.11
7 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.20%) WiMAX
7 3 (0.20%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.20%) LTE
8 2 (0.13%) NAS
9 1 (0.066%) Software-Defined Radio
9 1 (0.066%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.72%) Oracle Discoverer
3 70 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 58 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (3.26%) Oracle Database
8 36 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
9 35 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 33 (2.19%) MySQL
11 32 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 21 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (1.33%) Data Mining
15 17 (1.13%) RDBMS
16 16 (1.06%) DTS
17 14 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (0.86%) DB2
19 12 (0.80%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 111 (7.38%) Selenium
2 94 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 78 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 72 (4.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 65 (4.32%) JIRA
6 62 (4.12%) Visual Studio
7 45 (2.99%) SoapUI
7 45 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 44 (2.93%) Jenkins
9 34 (2.26%) Subversion
9 34 (2.26%) Cucumber
10 33 (2.19%) Git (software)
11 29 (1.93%) Eclipse
12 25 (1.66%) Hudson
13 24 (1.60%) SpecFlow
13 24 (1.60%) JUnit
14 22 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
15 21 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 21 (1.40%) Toad
15 21 (1.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 494 (32.85%) Finance
2 98 (6.52%) Retail
3 62 (4.12%) Banking
4 53 (3.52%) Front Office
5 40 (2.66%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.06%) Marketing
7 23 (1.53%) Publishing
8 22 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.40%) Legal
10 20 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.06%) Back Office
12 9 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.53%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.33%) Law
14 5 (0.33%) Billing
14 5 (0.33%) French Language
14 5 (0.33%) German Language
14 5 (0.33%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 584 (38.83%) Analyst
2 340 (22.61%) Developer
3 205 (13.63%) Test Analyst
4 162 (10.77%) Business Analyst
5 159 (10.57%) Tester
6 96 (6.38%) Consultant
6 96 (6.38%) Oracle Analyst
7 93 (6.18%) Test Manager
8 87 (5.78%) .NET Developer
9 85 (5.65%) Systems Analyst
10 73 (4.85%) Test Engineer
11 72 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
12 71 (4.72%) C# Developer
13 68 (4.52%) Support Analyst
14 61 (4.06%) Junior
15 58 (3.86%) Software Developer
16 55 (3.66%) Senior Developer
17 54 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
18 52 (3.46%) Applications Support
19 44 (2.93%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (21.01%) .NET
2 190 (12.63%) XML
3 165 (10.97%) HTML
4 139 (9.24%) Web Services
5 117 (7.78%) ASP.NET
6 94 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 93 (6.18%) CSS
8 82 (5.45%) jQuery
9 80 (5.32%) WCF
10 71 (4.72%) SOAP
11 56 (3.72%) WF
12 48 (3.19%) WPF
13 42 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (2.46%) J2EE
15 32 (2.13%) Spring
16 28 (1.86%) Ajax
16 28 (1.86%) WinForms
17 27 (1.80%) RESTful
17 27 (1.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 22 (1.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 153 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 72 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 44 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.13%) Credit Risk
6 31 (2.06%) Statistics
7 27 (1.80%) Data Extraction
8 26 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.46%) Open Source
11 15 (1.00%) Data Integration
12 14 (0.93%) User Experience
12 14 (0.93%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.86%) Visualisation
14 12 (0.80%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.73%) Market Risk
16 10 (0.66%) Semantic Web
16 10 (0.66%) SWIFT
17 9 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 179 (11.90%) Windows
2 107 (7.11%) Linux
3 92 (6.12%) UNIX
4 26 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.60%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.40%) CentOS
10 6 (0.40%) Solaris
11 5 (0.33%) AIX
12 4 (0.27%) Android
12 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.20%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (28.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 424 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (11.10%) Regression Testing
4 166 (11.04%) Unit Testing
5 163 (10.84%) Integration Testing
6 156 (10.37%) Test Scripting
7 155 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
8 149 (9.91%) ERP
9 145 (9.64%) Software Testing
10 131 (8.71%) Scrum
11 128 (8.51%) TDD
12 123 (8.18%) Business Analysis
13 122 (8.11%) Project Management
14 113 (7.51%) OO
15 112 (7.45%) Manual Testing
16 111 (7.38%) Test Management
17 109 (7.25%) E-Commerce
18 102 (6.78%) Automated Testing
19 100 (6.65%) Automation Testing
20 94 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 695 (46.21%) SQL
2 234 (15.56%) C#
3 172 (11.44%) JavaScript
4 141 (9.38%) Java
5 131 (8.71%) PL/SQL
6 73 (4.85%) T-SQL
7 67 (4.45%) C++
8 59 (3.92%) VB.NET
9 53 (3.52%) PHP
10 42 (2.79%) C
11 38 (2.53%) Python
12 37 (2.46%) VB
13 28 (1.86%) VBA
14 17 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.93%) XPath
16 13 (0.86%) VB6
17 12 (0.80%) VBScript
18 9 (0.60%) Perl
18 9 (0.60%) TypeScript
19 8 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 238 (15.82%) Degree
2 195 (12.97%) ISEB
3 121 (8.05%) ISTQB
4 70 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 68 (4.52%) Security Cleared
6 57 (3.79%) SC Cleared
7 48 (3.19%) DV Cleared
8 47 (3.13%) ACCA
9 46 (3.06%) CIMA
10 44 (2.93%) AAT
11 43 (2.86%) ICAEW
12 14 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.47%) HND
15 5 (0.33%) MCSE
15 5 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
16 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.27%) PMP
16 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (20.94%) QA
2 24 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.60%) IEC 61508
4 8 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.40%) Basel II
7 4 (0.27%) SLA
7 4 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.20%) TickIT
9 1 (0.066%) EMIR
9 1 (0.066%) ISO 9002
9 1 (0.066%) FATCA
9 1 (0.066%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.066%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.066%) DO-254
System Software
1 19 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.27%) Firmware
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
4 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.13%) vCloud
5 1 (0.066%) KVM
5 1 (0.066%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (3.72%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 366 (24.34%) Oracle
2 248 (16.49%) Microsoft
3 70 (4.65%) HP
4 66 (4.39%) SAP
5 28 (1.86%) Telerik
6 26 (1.73%) Business Objects
6 26 (1.73%) IBM
7 25 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.33%) DevExpress
9 12 (0.80%) Retek
10 11 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
11 10 (0.66%) MKS
12 8 (0.53%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.53%) Zend
12 8 (0.53%) VMware
12 8 (0.53%) webMethods
12 8 (0.53%) Bloomberg
13 7 (0.47%) Siebel
13 7 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (0.47%) BT
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + 33 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum + car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + pension + health + phone +
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum with added bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago