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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 442 380 419
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +39
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 622 777 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.86% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 478 685 535
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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 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 -67 565 £40,000 - 87
London -9 187 £45,000 -10.00% 28
South East -69 121 £40,500 +1.25% 20
South West +27 67 £35,250 -11.87% 6
East of England +6 62 £50,000 +17.64% 6
West Midlands -28 38 £41,750 +19.28% 6
North West -27 34 £28,250 -27.56% 11
Kent +22 31 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Yorkshire -13 30 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Manchester -10 28 £28,000 -23.28% 7
City of London +17 24 £53,750 +13.15% 3
Hertfordshire 0 24 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -22 24 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Surrey 0 23 £24,000 -31.42% 4
Hampshire -34 23 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Berkshire -56 22 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Wiltshire +19 21 £33,000 -17.50%
East Midlands -5 21 £34,000 -45.60% 3
Scotland +15 20 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Wales +20 19 £26,500 -10.16% 2
Farnborough - 19 £50,000 - 1
Essex -1 18 £47,500 -15.55% 1
Leeds -8 18 £32,500 -16.12% 4
Bedfordshire +10 17 £55,000 +89.65% 1
Oxfordshire +6 17 £31,500 +23.52% 4
Trowbridge - 17 £33,000 -
Bristol -4 16 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Dorset +17 14 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Glasgow -8 14 £62,500 +92.30%
Bournemouth - 14 £42,500 -

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 509 (39.15%) SQL
2 472 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
3 444 (34.15%) Finance
4 386 (29.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 321 (24.69%) QA
6 279 (21.46%) Oracle
7 251 (19.31%) .NET
7 251 (19.31%) Java
8 239 (18.38%) Microsoft
9 231 (17.77%) JavaScript
10 230 (17.69%) ISEB
11 226 (17.38%) Degree
12 216 (16.62%) C#
13 214 (16.46%) SDLC
14 192 (14.77%) HTML
15 191 (14.69%) SQL Server
16 190 (14.62%) Regression Testing
17 186 (14.31%) ISTQB
18 182 (14.00%) Software Testing
18 182 (14.00%) XML
19 180 (13.85%) Test Scripting
20 169 (13.00%) Unit Testing
20 169 (13.00%) Automated Testing
21 165 (12.69%) Unix
22 153 (11.77%) Analytical Skills
23 152 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
24 144 (11.08%) Integration Testing
25 140 (10.77%) Selenium
26 136 (10.46%) Banking
27 135 (10.38%) Windows

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 47 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.31%) IIS
3 29 (2.23%) MQSeries
4 28 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 23 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 22 (1.69%) CMS
7 20 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.46%) SAS
9 18 (1.38%) Apache
10 11 (0.85%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.62%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.62%) JBoss
11 8 (0.62%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.46%) Drupal
13 6 (0.46%) Node.js
13 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 130 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 69 (5.31%) MS Office
3 17 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.00%) SPSS
5 11 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.31%) MS Project
7 1 (0.077%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 64 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 44 (3.38%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (1.85%) Oracle Payroll
5 23 (1.77%) Oracle HRMS
5 23 (1.77%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 21 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
7 17 (1.31%) Temenos T24
8 13 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
9 10 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
10 9 (0.69%) HFM
10 9 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
13 6 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 5 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.85%) SaaS
2 7 (0.54%) Office 365
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle CX
4 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.31%) GitHub
4 4 (0.31%) PaaS
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.077%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.00%) Internet
1 52 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 22 (1.69%) Intranet
3 14 (1.08%) DNS
4 12 (0.92%) Firewall
5 9 (0.69%) ATM
6 8 (0.62%) HTTPS
6 8 (0.62%) Wireless
7 7 (0.54%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.46%) SNMP
8 6 (0.46%) SSH
9 5 (0.38%) FTP
9 5 (0.38%) SSL
10 4 (0.31%) LAN
10 4 (0.31%) WAN
11 3 (0.23%) DHCP
11 3 (0.23%) LDAP
11 3 (0.23%) LTE
12 2 (0.15%) AMQP
12 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 95 (7.31%) Relational Database
3 66 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
5 62 (4.77%) Oracle BI EE
6 58 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (4.31%) Oracle Database
8 44 (3.38%) Essbase
9 39 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (2.62%) Big Data
11 33 (2.54%) NoSQL
12 26 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
12 26 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (1.85%) MySQL
13 24 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
14 23 (1.77%) RDBMS
15 21 (1.62%) Hadoop
15 21 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 140 (10.77%) Selenium
2 105 (8.08%) JIRA
3 81 (6.23%) Jenkins
4 78 (6.00%) SoapUI
5 68 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 64 (4.92%) Cucumber
7 58 (4.46%) Visual Studio
8 51 (3.92%) WebDriver
9 50 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
10 39 (3.00%) HP UFT
11 30 (2.31%) Git (software)
12 25 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
12 25 (1.92%) Toad
13 24 (1.85%) JUnit
14 22 (1.69%) Subversion
15 16 (1.23%) Hudson
16 15 (1.15%) Eclipse
17 13 (1.00%) FitNesse
17 13 (1.00%) JBehave
17 13 (1.00%) TestDirector
General
1 444 (34.15%) Finance
2 136 (10.46%) Banking
3 86 (6.62%) Retail
4 37 (2.85%) Investment Banking
4 37 (2.85%) Legal
5 29 (2.23%) Back Office
5 29 (2.23%) Marketing
6 28 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.54%) Games
9 19 (1.46%) Advertising
9 19 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.38%) Front Office
11 9 (0.69%) Electronics
12 8 (0.62%) Law
12 8 (0.62%) Publishing
13 7 (0.54%) Billing
13 7 (0.54%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 416 (32.00%) Analyst
2 346 (26.62%) Developer
3 220 (16.92%) Test Analyst
4 161 (12.38%) Tester
5 113 (8.69%) Consultant
6 81 (6.23%) Business Analyst
7 72 (5.54%) C# Developer
8 71 (5.46%) .NET Developer
9 61 (4.69%) SQL Developer
10 56 (4.31%) Test Leader
11 55 (4.23%) Java Developer
11 55 (4.23%) Oracle Consultant
11 55 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
12 50 (3.85%) Senior Developer
13 49 (3.77%) Test Engineer
14 48 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
14 48 (3.69%) Junior
15 47 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
15 47 (3.62%) Test Manager
16 46 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (19.31%) .NET
2 192 (14.77%) HTML
3 182 (14.00%) XML
4 130 (10.00%) CSS
5 103 (7.92%) ASP.NET
6 78 (6.00%) SOAP
7 73 (5.62%) .NET Framework
7 73 (5.62%) J2EE
8 70 (5.38%) Web Services
9 64 (4.92%) Middleware
10 53 (4.08%) jQuery
11 48 (3.69%) WCF
12 47 (3.62%) Ajax
12 47 (3.62%) Spring
13 45 (3.46%) RESTful
14 39 (3.00%) HTML5
15 36 (2.77%) Hibernate
16 35 (2.69%) JMS
17 33 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (2.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 153 (11.77%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 66 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 55 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 40 (3.08%) Derivative
6 36 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (2.62%) Client/Server
8 31 (2.38%) Fixed Income
9 27 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 21 (1.62%) Market Risk
12 20 (1.54%) Mathematics
13 19 (1.46%) Statistics
14 18 (1.38%) Equities
15 17 (1.31%) Freedom of Information
15 17 (1.31%) W3C
16 15 (1.15%) Data Integration
17 13 (1.00%) Data Centre
18 11 (0.85%) Mainframe
19 10 (0.77%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 165 (12.69%) Unix
2 135 (10.38%) Windows
3 108 (8.31%) Linux
4 46 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 37 (2.85%) Android
5 37 (2.85%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.46%) Windows 8
7 23 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.15%) Windows Phone
9 14 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.69%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.69%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.62%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.38%) CentOS
14 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.15%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (29.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 214 (16.46%) SDLC
4 190 (14.62%) Regression Testing
5 182 (14.00%) Software Testing
6 180 (13.85%) Test Scripting
7 169 (13.00%) Automated Testing
7 169 (13.00%) Unit Testing
8 152 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
9 144 (11.08%) Integration Testing
10 134 (10.31%) Scrum
11 131 (10.08%) Test Automation
12 127 (9.77%) TDD
13 117 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
14 112 (8.62%) Business Analysis
15 107 (8.23%) Functional Testing
15 107 (8.23%) Project Management
16 91 (7.00%) Manual Testing
17 88 (6.77%) ETL
17 88 (6.77%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 509 (39.15%) SQL
2 251 (19.31%) Java
3 231 (17.77%) JavaScript
4 216 (16.62%) C#
5 105 (8.08%) PL/SQL
6 90 (6.92%) T-SQL
7 71 (5.46%) C++
7 71 (5.46%) Shell Script
8 67 (5.15%) Python
9 54 (4.15%) VB
10 53 (4.08%) C
11 47 (3.62%) Ruby
11 47 (3.62%) VB.NET
12 37 (2.85%) PHP
13 34 (2.62%) Perl
14 24 (1.85%) VBA
15 22 (1.69%) XAML
16 16 (1.23%) XPath
17 13 (1.00%) Groovy
18 11 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 230 (17.69%) ISEB
2 226 (17.38%) Degree
3 186 (14.31%) ISTQB
4 107 (8.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 71 (5.46%) Security Cleared
6 53 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.31%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 11 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.69%) ACCA
10 9 (0.69%) CIMA
10 9 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.38%) CEH
11 5 (0.38%) CISSP
11 5 (0.38%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.38%) PhD
11 5 (0.38%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.38%) PMP
12 3 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (24.69%) QA
2 13 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.92%) SLA
4 10 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.46%) MiFID
6 3 (0.23%) MISRA
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.15%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.077%) DICOM
8 1 (0.077%) HL7
8 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 1 (0.077%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.077%) SDET
System Software
1 36 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.62%) vSphere
4 6 (0.46%) Docker
4 6 (0.46%) Firmware
5 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.15%) HDFS
5 2 (0.15%) KVM
6 1 (0.077%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.077%) NFS
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.077%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.077%) XenApp
6 1 (0.077%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.77%) Puppet
3 5 (0.38%) SCCM
4 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.23%) Ansible
5 3 (0.23%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.23%) Salt
6 2 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.077%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.077%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.077%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.077%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.077%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 279 (21.46%) Oracle
2 239 (18.38%) Microsoft
3 77 (5.92%) HP
4 50 (3.85%) SAP
5 42 (3.23%) Hyperion
6 40 (3.08%) Informatica
7 27 (2.08%) IBM
8 23 (1.77%) webMethods
9 22 (1.69%) VMware
10 19 (1.46%) hybris
11 17 (1.31%) Green Hat
12 15 (1.15%) Xamarin
13 14 (1.08%) BT
13 14 (1.08%) Sybase
14 12 (0.92%) Hortonworks
14 12 (0.92%) Pegasus
15 11 (0.85%) Citrix
15 11 (0.85%) Infor
16 10 (0.77%) Kofax
16 10 (0.77%) Retek
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Essex
Maxegan
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle, County Down
Graham Matthews
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Auriol Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + discretionary bonus + excellent be
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Bonus, 5% Pension, Free Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 52k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago