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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 412 458 440
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -18
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 601 638 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.68% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 487 510 627
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
79108 93200 97300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65148 76972 80013
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 8 December 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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +44 578 £45,000 +12.50% 62
London +26 192 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South East +87 150 £47,500 +11.76% 11
East of England +25 56 £46,500 +24.00% 5
South West +14 49 £40,000 +20.12% 3
City of London +50 48 £65,000 +40.54% 7
Yorkshire +9 42 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Hampshire +20 39 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Midlands +20 38 £30,500 -22.78% 4
Essex +38 35 £87,500 +84.21% 1
West Yorkshire +18 32 £37,500 +14.50% 2
North West -53 32 £42,000 +29.23% 11
Berkshire +67 30 £50,000 +33.33% 2
West Sussex +49 26 £55,000 +4.76%
Brentwood +20 22 £87,500 -20.45%
Leeds +13 22 £33,750 +3.84% 2
Kent +9 22 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Wales +4 20 £34,500 +30.18%
South Wales +10 19 £34,500 +15.96%
Crawley - 19 £55,000 -
Farnborough +3 18 £55,000 +10.00%
Wiltshire +27 17 £40,000 +26.98%
East Midlands -6 17 £39,500 +31.66% 3
Manchester -49 17 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Birmingham +5 15 £30,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +3 15 £27,250 -22.14% 1
Reading +48 14 £55,000 +15.78%
Surrey +22 14 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cardiff +12 14 £34,500 +32.69%
Oxfordshire +15 10 £33,500 +3.07%

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 485 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (34.34%) SQL
3 378 (31.66%) Finance
4 260 (21.78%) .NET
5 256 (21.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 248 (20.77%) C#
7 231 (19.35%) Java
8 225 (18.84%) Microsoft
9 217 (18.17%) Regression Testing
10 212 (17.76%) QA
11 206 (17.25%) SQL Server
12 184 (15.41%) Degree
13 182 (15.24%) SDLC
14 177 (14.82%) Automated Testing
15 166 (13.90%) Project Management
16 162 (13.57%) Windows
16 162 (13.57%) ISEB
17 156 (13.07%) Oracle
18 144 (12.06%) ISTQB
19 142 (11.89%) Scrum
20 140 (11.73%) Integration Testing
21 139 (11.64%) Unit Testing
22 130 (10.89%) MS Excel
23 124 (10.39%) Software Engineering
24 123 (10.30%) Team Foundation Server
25 122 (10.22%) Web Services
26 121 (10.13%) HTML
27 119 (9.97%) JavaScript
28 118 (9.88%) Test Scripting
29 117 (9.80%) 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 26 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.09%) Tomcat
3 18 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.09%) Confluence
6 12 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (0.92%) CMS
7 11 (0.92%) IIS
8 10 (0.84%) Apache
9 9 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.50%) nginx
10 6 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.34%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.25%) Drupal
12 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.17%) WordPress
14 1 (0.084%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.084%) SAS
Applications
1 130 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.02%) MS Office
3 24 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.084%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 45 (3.77%) SAP CO
1 45 (3.77%) SAP FI
1 45 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 31 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payroll
9 4 (0.34%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 2 (0.17%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.60%) SaaS
2 40 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (1.42%) PaaS
6 12 (1.01%) Taleo
7 10 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
7 10 (0.84%) CloudFront
8 8 (0.67%) GitHub
9 7 (0.59%) Force.com
10 4 (0.34%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.25%) Heroku
12 1 (0.084%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.084%) Boomi
12 1 (0.084%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.084%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.084%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.84%) SSL
1 22 (1.84%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.68%) HTTP
3 19 (1.59%) FTP
3 19 (1.59%) Internet
4 14 (1.17%) 3G
5 13 (1.09%) Bluetooth
5 13 (1.09%) Ethernet
5 13 (1.09%) GPRS
5 13 (1.09%) VoIP
5 13 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (0.84%) Wireless
7 7 (0.59%) DNS
8 6 (0.50%) ATM
9 5 (0.42%) CTI
9 5 (0.42%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.42%) SSH
10 4 (0.34%) Firewall
11 2 (0.17%) Intranet
12 1 (0.084%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 46 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 43 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 31 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 27 (2.26%) Big Data
10 24 (2.01%) DB2
10 24 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (1.76%) MySQL
13 20 (1.68%) GIS
13 20 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (1.42%) DataStage
16 16 (1.34%) MS Access
17 15 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 15 (1.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 123 (10.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 111 (9.30%) Selenium
3 98 (8.21%) JIRA
4 58 (4.86%) SoapUI
5 57 (4.77%) Cucumber
6 50 (4.19%) WebDriver
7 45 (3.77%) Jenkins
7 45 (3.77%) Visual Studio
8 42 (3.52%) Git (software)
8 42 (3.52%) JUnit
9 32 (2.68%) MSTest
10 25 (2.09%) Eclipse
11 23 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
12 21 (1.76%) NetBeans
13 20 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
13 20 (1.68%) SpecFlow
14 18 (1.51%) Hudson
15 17 (1.42%) FitNesse
16 13 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
17 12 (1.01%) Robot Framework
General
1 378 (31.66%) Finance
2 77 (6.45%) Retail
3 59 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 49 (4.10%) Publishing
5 42 (3.52%) Banking
6 41 (3.43%) General Ledger
7 36 (3.02%) Marketing
8 33 (2.76%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.59%) Games
10 17 (1.42%) Aerospace
10 17 (1.42%) Electronics
11 15 (1.26%) Automotive
12 14 (1.17%) Legal
12 14 (1.17%) Military
13 13 (1.09%) Advertising
14 12 (1.01%) Front Office
15 10 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.84%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 389 (32.58%) Analyst
2 288 (24.12%) Developer
3 183 (15.33%) Test Analyst
4 118 (9.88%) Consultant
5 117 (9.80%) Business Analyst
6 104 (8.71%) Tester
7 100 (8.38%) Senior Developer
8 74 (6.20%) Java Developer
9 65 (5.44%) C# Developer
10 62 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
11 58 (4.86%) .NET Developer
11 58 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
12 55 (4.61%) Software Engineer
13 46 (3.85%) Project Manager
14 45 (3.77%) SAP Consultant
14 45 (3.77%) Software Tester
15 42 (3.52%) Test Engineer
16 39 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
16 39 (3.27%) Test Leader
17 37 (3.10%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (21.78%) .NET
2 122 (10.22%) Web Services
3 121 (10.13%) HTML
4 114 (9.55%) XML
5 86 (7.20%) SOAP
6 81 (6.78%) CSS
7 74 (6.20%) .NET Framework
8 72 (6.03%) ASP.NET
9 65 (5.44%) REST
10 52 (4.36%) Entity Framework
11 48 (4.02%) J2EE
11 48 (4.02%) Spring
12 44 (3.69%) WCF
13 43 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (3.27%) AngularJS
14 39 (3.27%) jQuery
14 39 (3.27%) WPF
15 37 (3.10%) Hibernate
16 32 (2.68%) JSON
17 30 (2.51%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 63 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (3.10%) Client/Server
5 33 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.51%) iSeries
6 30 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.76%) AS400
8 20 (1.68%) User Experience
9 19 (1.59%) Blockchain
10 17 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.42%) PMI
11 12 (1.01%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.84%) Fixed Income
12 10 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.75%) Health Informatics
13 9 (0.75%) Informatics
13 9 (0.75%) Life Science
13 9 (0.75%) Online Games
13 9 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 162 (13.57%) Windows
2 93 (7.79%) Linux
3 80 (6.70%) Unix
4 42 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 40 (3.35%) Android
5 40 (3.35%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.09%) Windows CE
10 9 (0.75%) Solaris
11 6 (0.50%) CentOS
11 6 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.42%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.25%) VMS
15 1 (0.084%) VME
15 1 (0.084%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (21.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 217 (18.17%) Regression Testing
4 182 (15.24%) SDLC
5 177 (14.82%) Automated Testing
6 166 (13.90%) Project Management
7 142 (11.89%) Scrum
8 140 (11.73%) Integration Testing
9 139 (11.64%) Unit Testing
10 124 (10.39%) Software Engineering
11 118 (9.88%) Test Scripting
12 117 (9.80%) Software Testing
13 106 (8.88%) Test Strategy
14 100 (8.38%) Test Automation
15 99 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
16 90 (7.54%) MVC
17 83 (6.95%) CRM
17 83 (6.95%) Manual Testing
18 81 (6.78%) Validation
19 78 (6.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 410 (34.34%) SQL
2 248 (20.77%) C#
3 231 (19.35%) Java
4 119 (9.97%) JavaScript
5 84 (7.04%) PL/SQL
6 81 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 72 (6.03%) PHP
8 67 (5.61%) Python
9 57 (4.77%) C++
10 56 (4.69%) C
11 34 (2.85%) Shell Script
12 29 (2.43%) RPG
13 28 (2.35%) VB.NET
14 24 (2.01%) Perl
15 21 (1.76%) Ruby
15 21 (1.76%) VB
16 19 (1.59%) RPG III
16 19 (1.59%) RPG IV
17 18 (1.51%) Haskell
17 18 (1.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 184 (15.41%) Degree
2 162 (13.57%) ISEB
3 144 (12.06%) ISTQB
4 84 (7.04%) Security Cleared
5 58 (4.86%) SC Cleared
6 54 (4.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 22 (1.84%) PMI Certification
7 22 (1.84%) PMP
8 21 (1.76%) CEH
9 20 (1.68%) CREST Certified
10 19 (1.59%) DV Cleared
11 17 (1.42%) BC Cleared
11 17 (1.42%) OSCP
11 17 (1.42%) SANS
12 5 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.25%) CISSP
13 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.17%) IIBA
14 2 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (17.76%) QA
2 32 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 31 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.84%) ISO 9001
5 17 (1.42%) GCP
6 10 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.84%) SLA
7 9 (0.75%) GAMP
8 4 (0.34%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.084%) EMIR
9 1 (0.084%) MiFID
9 1 (0.084%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 16 (1.34%) Docker
4 15 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.92%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.34%) Perfmon
4 3 (0.25%) Puppet
5 1 (0.084%) Ansible
5 1 (0.084%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.084%) Control-M
5 1 (0.084%) cPanel
5 1 (0.084%) Oozie
5 1 (0.084%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 225 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 156 (13.07%) Oracle
3 77 (6.45%) SAP
4 34 (2.85%) Informatica
4 34 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (2.60%) Atlassian
6 28 (2.35%) HP
7 19 (1.59%) IFS
8 18 (1.51%) Teradata
9 15 (1.26%) VMware
10 11 (0.92%) Siebel
11 10 (0.84%) IBM
12 9 (0.75%) CA
12 9 (0.75%) Infor
13 8 (0.67%) Intel
14 6 (0.50%) Cisco
14 6 (0.50%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.50%) Telerik
14 6 (0.50%) Vertica
15 5 (0.42%) Pegasus
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Posted: 7 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Anna-Christina Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 per annum;
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London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Competitive Bonus + Benefits
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
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Croydon, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
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Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
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Wokingham, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
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Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Plus Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £34500.00 per annum + Leeds
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City, London
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City, London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Health,pension
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