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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 384 440 358
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -82
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 764 704 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.64% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.74% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 570 578 843
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%

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
89899 94925 101915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.97% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74807 76710 82206
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 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +50 737 £45,000 +1.69% 86
London +91 291 £47,500 - 25
South East +37 195 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Surrey +34 62 £37,500 -9.63% 3
West Midlands -1 59 £45,000 +28.57% 10
South West +29 54 £43,000 +7.50% 5
City of London +39 49 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East of England -11 47 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Yorkshire -12 42 £31,500 -30.00% 10
Berkshire +2 41 £45,000 - 7
North West +2 40 £33,750 -3.57% 10
Hampshire +10 34 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Gloucestershire +25 29 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Manchester -5 29 £37,500 +7.14% 9
West Yorkshire -15 29 £31,500 -30.00% 5
Leeds -19 27 £29,750 -33.88% 4
Farnborough +4 26 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Kent -2 23 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Wimbledon - 18 £36,000 -
Scotland +1 17 £41,000 -5.20% 3
Redhill +19 16 £24,000 -16.66%
Birmingham -12 16 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Bedfordshire +8 14 £55,000 +67.93%
Leatherhead +28 13 £43,750 +4.16%
Reading -8 13 £41,500 -7.77% 2
Brighton - 13 £50,000 -
Hove - 13 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 13 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 12 £65,000 +18.18%
Wiltshire +6 10 £43,000 +7.50% 1

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 538 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (38.25%) SQL
3 479 (34.96%) Finance
4 460 (33.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 345 (25.18%) QA
6 334 (24.38%) Oracle
7 288 (21.02%) SDLC
8 286 (20.88%) Degree
9 266 (19.42%) Java
10 251 (18.32%) Microsoft
11 240 (17.52%) .NET
12 237 (17.30%) ISEB
12 237 (17.30%) Regression Testing
13 236 (17.23%) Software Testing
14 220 (16.06%) C#
15 216 (15.77%) Unix
16 214 (15.62%) SQL Server
17 199 (14.53%) ISTQB
18 190 (13.87%) Automated Testing
19 188 (13.72%) Windows
20 184 (13.43%) XML
21 183 (13.36%) Scrum
22 182 (13.28%) JavaScript
22 182 (13.28%) HTML
23 181 (13.21%) Unit Testing
24 176 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
25 168 (12.26%) Test Scripting
26 159 (11.61%) Integration Testing
26 159 (11.61%) Banking
27 152 (11.09%) Linux

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 40 (2.92%) WebSphere
2 35 (2.55%) IIS
3 32 (2.34%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 30 (2.19%) MQSeries
6 28 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (1.53%) Apache
8 12 (0.88%) CMS
9 11 (0.80%) JBoss
10 9 (0.66%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.51%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.51%) SAS
13 6 (0.44%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.44%) Node.js
14 5 (0.36%) nginx
14 5 (0.36%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.29%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.29%) Drupal
15 4 (0.29%) GemFire
Applications
1 143 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 94 (6.86%) MS Office
3 27 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.88%) SPSS
6 6 (0.44%) MS Project
7 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 60 (4.38%) Oracle EBS
2 58 (4.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
4 32 (2.34%) Oracle Payroll
5 31 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
6 28 (2.04%) Oracle HRMS
7 25 (1.82%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 22 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (1.09%) Temenos T24
10 14 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
10 14 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
10 14 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
10 14 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
10 14 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
11 10 (0.73%) HFM
11 10 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
12 9 (0.66%) SAP FI
12 9 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
13 6 (0.44%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.39%) SaaS
2 8 (0.58%) GitHub
2 8 (0.58%) Office 365
2 8 (0.58%) PaaS
3 3 (0.22%) Taleo
4 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.073%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 33 (2.41%) Internet
3 12 (0.88%) FTP
4 10 (0.73%) Intranet
5 8 (0.58%) ATM
5 8 (0.58%) Firewall
5 8 (0.58%) SAN
6 6 (0.44%) DNS
6 6 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.44%) SNMP
6 6 (0.44%) VoIP
7 4 (0.29%) 2G
7 4 (0.29%) 3G
7 4 (0.29%) 4G
7 4 (0.29%) AMQP
7 4 (0.29%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.22%) HTTP
8 3 (0.22%) Wireless
9 2 (0.15%) SMPP
9 2 (0.15%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 128 (9.34%) Relational Database
3 64 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (4.38%) Oracle Database
5 55 (4.01%) Oracle Reports
6 48 (3.50%) Oracle BI EE
7 40 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (2.85%) NoSQL
9 33 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 30 (2.19%) Big Data
11 28 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (1.97%) Essbase
13 26 (1.90%) Hadoop
14 25 (1.82%) MySQL
15 23 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (1.46%) DB2
16 20 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (1.31%) PowerCenter
18 17 (1.24%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 151 (11.02%) Selenium
2 92 (6.72%) Cucumber
3 78 (5.69%) JIRA
4 77 (5.62%) Jenkins
5 76 (5.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 59 (4.31%) Oracle Forms
7 56 (4.09%) SoapUI
8 50 (3.65%) WebDriver
9 49 (3.58%) Visual Studio
10 46 (3.36%) HP UFT
11 29 (2.12%) JUnit
12 20 (1.46%) FitNesse
12 20 (1.46%) Hudson
12 20 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
13 19 (1.39%) Subversion
14 18 (1.31%) Git (software)
14 18 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 15 (1.09%) Rational Functional Tester
15 15 (1.09%) SpecFlow
15 15 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 479 (34.96%) Finance
2 159 (11.61%) Banking
3 85 (6.20%) Retail
4 52 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 49 (3.58%) Marketing
6 41 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.77%) Legal
8 28 (2.04%) Back Office
9 25 (1.82%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.31%) Publishing
11 17 (1.24%) Games
12 12 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.80%) Electronics
13 11 (0.80%) Military
14 9 (0.66%) Front Office
15 7 (0.51%) Law
16 6 (0.44%) Billing
17 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.22%) Advertising
19 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 434 (31.68%) Analyst
2 350 (25.55%) Developer
3 195 (14.23%) Test Analyst
4 159 (11.61%) Tester
5 113 (8.25%) Business Analyst
6 101 (7.37%) Test Engineer
7 100 (7.30%) Consultant
8 86 (6.28%) C# Developer
9 67 (4.89%) Oracle Analyst
10 66 (4.82%) .NET Developer
11 63 (4.60%) Senior Developer
12 60 (4.38%) Java Developer
13 57 (4.16%) Test Manager
14 55 (4.01%) Financial Analyst
15 54 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
16 51 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
16 51 (3.72%) SQL Developer
17 49 (3.58%) Systems Analyst
18 48 (3.50%) Programmer
18 48 (3.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (17.52%) .NET
2 184 (13.43%) XML
3 182 (13.28%) HTML
4 99 (7.23%) CSS
5 88 (6.42%) ASP.NET
6 82 (5.99%) Web Services
7 68 (4.96%) SOAP
8 67 (4.89%) J2EE
9 55 (4.01%) Middleware
9 55 (4.01%) WCF
10 53 (3.87%) .NET Framework
11 50 (3.65%) Spring
12 48 (3.50%) Ajax
13 42 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (2.92%) jQuery
15 39 (2.85%) Hibernate
16 38 (2.77%) WPF
17 36 (2.63%) JMS
18 34 (2.48%) JSP
19 33 (2.41%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 176 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 68 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (3.94%) Derivative
4 54 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 54 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 50 (3.65%) Fixed Income
6 43 (3.14%) Client/Server
6 43 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 36 (2.63%) Equities
8 35 (2.55%) Mathematics
9 33 (2.41%) Data Structures
10 29 (2.12%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.24%) Freedom of Information
11 17 (1.24%) User Experience
12 14 (1.02%) Mainframe
12 14 (1.02%) Statistics
13 13 (0.95%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
14 12 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 216 (15.77%) Unix
2 188 (13.72%) Windows
3 152 (11.09%) Linux
4 59 (4.31%) Android
5 46 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 42 (3.07%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.53%) Windows 8
8 16 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.95%) Solaris
11 11 (0.80%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.58%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.58%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.44%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.29%) CentOS
16 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (33.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 288 (21.02%) SDLC
4 237 (17.30%) Regression Testing
5 236 (17.23%) Software Testing
6 190 (13.87%) Automated Testing
7 183 (13.36%) Scrum
8 181 (13.21%) Unit Testing
9 168 (12.26%) Test Scripting
10 159 (11.61%) Integration Testing
11 141 (10.29%) Test Automation
12 136 (9.93%) Business Analysis
12 136 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
13 132 (9.64%) Manual Testing
14 122 (8.91%) Project Management
15 120 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
15 120 (8.76%) Functional Testing
16 117 (8.54%) TDD
17 105 (7.66%) Waterfall
18 96 (7.01%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 524 (38.25%) SQL
2 266 (19.42%) Java
3 220 (16.06%) C#
4 182 (13.28%) JavaScript
5 140 (10.22%) PL/SQL
6 87 (6.35%) Shell Script
7 83 (6.06%) C++
8 75 (5.47%) Python
9 73 (5.33%) T-SQL
10 63 (4.60%) VB
11 54 (3.94%) C
12 50 (3.65%) Perl
13 48 (3.50%) Ruby
14 43 (3.14%) VB.NET
15 29 (2.12%) PHP
16 20 (1.46%) VBA
17 18 (1.31%) Groovy
18 16 (1.17%) XPath
19 14 (1.02%) XAML
20 10 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 286 (20.88%) Degree
2 237 (17.30%) ISEB
3 199 (14.53%) ISTQB
4 114 (8.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 57 (4.16%) Security Cleared
6 37 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 19 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.58%) IIBA
9 8 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (0.58%) PhD
9 8 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.58%) PMP
10 5 (0.36%) ACCA
10 5 (0.36%) CIMA
11 4 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.29%) CBAP
11 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.15%) OCA
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 345 (25.18%) QA
2 11 (0.80%) SLA
3 9 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.36%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.22%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.22%) SDET
7 2 (0.15%) DICOM
7 2 (0.15%) GAMP
7 2 (0.15%) HL7
7 2 (0.15%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.073%) MISRA
System Software
1 31 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.51%) Firmware
3 6 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.36%) vSphere
5 4 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.29%) HDFS
6 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.073%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.66%) Puppet
3 5 (0.36%) SCCM
4 3 (0.22%) Ansible
4 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.22%) Salt
5 1 (0.073%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.073%) Grafana
5 1 (0.073%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.073%) Kibana
5 1 (0.073%) logstash
5 1 (0.073%) Nagios
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.073%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 334 (24.38%) Oracle
2 251 (18.32%) Microsoft
3 80 (5.84%) HP
4 62 (4.53%) SAP
5 29 (2.12%) IBM
6 28 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (1.97%) Hyperion
8 21 (1.53%) Hortonworks
9 19 (1.39%) webMethods
10 18 (1.31%) Infor
10 18 (1.31%) Informatica
11 15 (1.09%) Green Hat
12 14 (1.02%) Cisco
12 14 (1.02%) Juniper
12 14 (1.02%) VMware
13 13 (0.95%) Blue Coat
13 13 (0.95%) FireEye
13 13 (0.95%) Forcepoint
13 13 (0.95%) Palo Alto
13 13 (0.95%) Sybase
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £72000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newquay, Cornwall
King's Service Centre
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newquay, Cornwall
King's Service Centre
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITVE SALARY
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension + Other Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum with Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago