The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 307 351 342
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -9
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1000 745 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.68% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.87% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 819 621 742
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93867 85654 90608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.52% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75779 70449 77344
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 10 July 2014 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 10 July 2014. 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 +36 939 £41,500 +3.75% 86
London -37 368 £47,500 +11.11% 28
South East +61 215 £40,000 +14.28% 20
City of London -64 92 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Surrey +54 75 £37,500 +17.18% 7
Yorkshire +2 75 £33,500 +19.64% 12
North West +26 69 £32,500 +14.03% 5
East of England -11 67 £40,000 - 4
West Yorkshire +13 56 £33,500 +19.64% 8
Berkshire +31 50 £40,000 - 5
Leeds -2 45 £33,500 +17.54% 7
East Midlands +27 44 £45,000 +44.00% 2
West Midlands +24 44 £41,000 +28.12% 4
Manchester +25 40 £32,500 -10.95% 4
Reading +36 38 £40,000 -31.62% 2
Woking +21 37 £40,000 +25.00% 3
South West +4 34 £35,000 -10.25% 7
Scotland -13 32 £48,500 +45.86% 2
Kent -10 30 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Essex +16 24 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +1 23 £42,500 +10.38% 6
Edinburgh -9 20 £41,500 +62.74% 1
Wales -7 19 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Cheshire -3 18 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Nottinghamshire +15 17 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Coventry +10 17 £45,000 +66.66% 1
Bedfordshire +2 17 £19,000 -39.20% 1
Derbyshire +5 16 £50,000 +66.66%
Derby -7 16 £50,000 +61.29%
South Yorkshire +11 15 £30,920 - 4

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 769 (39.74%) SQL
2 549 (28.37%) Finance
3 506 (26.15%) .NET
4 441 (22.79%) C#
5 439 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
6 430 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 404 (20.88%) Oracle
8 400 (20.67%) QA
9 393 (20.31%) SQL Server
10 347 (17.93%) Degree
11 345 (17.83%) Microsoft
12 303 (15.66%) ISEB
12 303 (15.66%) XML
13 296 (15.30%) Unit Testing
14 290 (14.99%) Windows
15 283 (14.63%) ASP.NET
16 278 (14.37%) Java
17 269 (13.90%) JavaScript
18 250 (12.92%) Test Scripting
19 236 (12.20%) Web Services
20 235 (12.14%) HTML
21 231 (11.94%) Software Testing
22 206 (10.65%) Integration Testing
23 196 (10.13%) Regression Testing
24 195 (10.08%) Scrum
25 182 (9.41%) OO
26 172 (8.89%) MS Excel
27 168 (8.68%) Linux
28 157 (8.11%) SOAP
29 155 (8.01%) Banking

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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
1 134 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.07%) CMS
3 35 (1.81%) WebLogic
4 32 (1.65%) MediaWiki
5 28 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
6 20 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 19 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 19 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.98%) IIS
8 17 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (0.72%) Apache
10 10 (0.52%) Node.js
11 7 (0.36%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.31%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.31%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.26%) Confluence
13 5 (0.26%) SAS
14 4 (0.21%) nginx
15 3 (0.16%) CICS
Applications
1 172 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 93 (4.81%) MS Office
3 25 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.14%) InfoPath
5 16 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.78%) MS Project
7 10 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 65 (3.36%) Oracle Applications
2 61 (3.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 56 (2.89%) Oracle EBS
4 44 (2.27%) Oracle HRMS
5 42 (2.17%) Oracle Payroll
6 39 (2.02%) SAP FI
7 34 (1.76%) SAP CO
8 33 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
9 28 (1.45%) Magento
10 21 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
11 20 (1.03%) SAP HR
12 19 (0.98%) Visualfiles
13 16 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
14 12 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
15 11 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
16 8 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
17 7 (0.36%) SAP CRM
17 7 (0.36%) SAP Business One
17 7 (0.36%) SAP SCM
18 6 (0.31%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.72%) Taleo
3 13 (0.67%) SaaS
3 13 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.41%) Force.com
5 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.81%) Internet
2 16 (0.83%) Firewall
3 12 (0.62%) LTE
4 11 (0.57%) 4G
4 11 (0.57%) GSM
4 11 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.52%) GPRS
5 10 (0.52%) WCDMA
5 10 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (0.47%) Multicast
6 9 (0.47%) OSPF
6 9 (0.47%) BGP
6 9 (0.47%) WAN
7 8 (0.41%) DNS
7 8 (0.41%) SDH
7 8 (0.41%) Junos
7 8 (0.41%) DWDM
7 8 (0.41%) MPLS
8 7 (0.36%) Network Security
8 7 (0.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.39%) Oracle Database
3 82 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (3.62%) Relational Database
6 66 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 60 (3.10%) MySQL
8 33 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (1.40%) RDBMS
10 24 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (0.78%) SQLPlus
13 15 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.62%) MS Access
15 9 (0.47%) Star Schema
15 9 (0.47%) DTS
16 8 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 118 (6.10%) Selenium
2 103 (5.32%) Visual Studio
3 88 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 74 (3.82%) Jenkins
5 61 (3.15%) SoapUI
6 58 (3.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 51 (2.64%) Git (software)
8 49 (2.53%) Subversion
9 48 (2.48%) JUnit
10 47 (2.43%) Maven
11 46 (2.38%) JIRA
12 36 (1.86%) Eclipse
13 30 (1.55%) Cucumber
14 26 (1.34%) FitNesse
15 25 (1.29%) Ant
16 24 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
16 24 (1.24%) Selenium IDE
17 20 (1.03%) Ranorex
17 20 (1.03%) TeamCity
18 19 (0.98%) Hudson
General
1 549 (28.37%) Finance
2 155 (8.01%) Banking
3 91 (4.70%) Retail
4 62 (3.20%) Legal
5 56 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 53 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.76%) Publishing
8 33 (1.71%) Front Office
9 28 (1.45%) Marketing
10 25 (1.29%) Law
11 21 (1.09%) Games
12 20 (1.03%) Electronics
13 19 (0.98%) Back Office
14 17 (0.88%) General Ledger
15 13 (0.67%) Local Government
16 12 (0.62%) Advertising
17 11 (0.57%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.36%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.36%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 601 (31.06%) Developer
2 559 (28.89%) Analyst
3 234 (12.09%) Test Analyst
4 224 (11.58%) Consultant
5 202 (10.44%) Tester
6 163 (8.42%) .NET Developer
7 152 (7.86%) Business Analyst
8 136 (7.03%) C# Developer
9 120 (6.20%) Test Engineer
10 116 (5.99%) Java Developer
11 106 (5.48%) Senior Developer
12 103 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
13 97 (5.01%) Programmer
14 95 (4.91%) Systems Analyst
15 73 (3.77%) Test Manager
15 73 (3.77%) Senior Test Engineer
16 70 (3.62%) Junior
17 66 (3.41%) Software Tester
18 65 (3.36%) QA Tester
18 65 (3.36%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 506 (26.15%) .NET
2 303 (15.66%) XML
3 283 (14.63%) ASP.NET
4 236 (12.20%) Web Services
5 235 (12.14%) HTML
6 157 (8.11%) SOAP
7 136 (7.03%) .NET Framework
8 126 (6.51%) WCF
9 116 (5.99%) Spring
10 115 (5.94%) CSS
11 85 (4.39%) Hibernate
12 75 (3.88%) XSLT
12 75 (3.88%) Ajax
13 72 (3.72%) JSP
13 72 (3.72%) J2EE
14 71 (3.67%) WF
15 60 (3.10%) REST
16 57 (2.95%) jQuery
17 56 (2.89%) WPF
18 49 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 135 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 77 (3.98%) Management Information System
3 56 (2.89%) Open Source
4 55 (2.84%) Mathematics
5 53 (2.74%) Equities
6 46 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 35 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (1.34%) Derivative
9 22 (1.14%) Statistics
9 22 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 15 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 14 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.67%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.62%) W3C
14 11 (0.57%) AS400
14 11 (0.57%) iSeries
14 11 (0.57%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.52%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.52%) NHS
15 10 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 290 (14.99%) Windows
2 168 (8.68%) Linux
3 96 (4.96%) UNIX
4 51 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 44 (2.27%) Android
7 32 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.47%) Windows Vista
11 7 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.36%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.16%) SUSE
15 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.16%) AIX
16 2 (0.10%) zOS
16 2 (0.10%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 296 (15.30%) Unit Testing
4 250 (12.92%) Test Scripting
5 231 (11.94%) Software Testing
6 206 (10.65%) Integration Testing
7 196 (10.13%) Regression Testing
8 195 (10.08%) Scrum
9 182 (9.41%) OO
10 151 (7.80%) Automated Testing
11 138 (7.13%) MVC
12 135 (6.98%) TDD
13 132 (6.82%) Manual Testing
14 131 (6.77%) Project Management
15 121 (6.25%) Business Analysis
16 116 (5.99%) Software Engineering
17 115 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
18 112 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
19 109 (5.63%) Change Management
20 107 (5.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 769 (39.74%) SQL
2 441 (22.79%) C#
3 278 (14.37%) Java
4 269 (13.90%) JavaScript
5 142 (7.34%) VB.NET
6 114 (5.89%) Python
7 110 (5.68%) T-SQL
8 109 (5.63%) C++
9 84 (4.34%) PL/SQL
10 61 (3.15%) C
11 58 (3.00%) Ruby
12 57 (2.95%) VB
13 51 (2.64%) PHP
14 41 (2.12%) Shell Script
15 31 (1.60%) VBScript
16 27 (1.40%) Perl
16 27 (1.40%) XPath
17 22 (1.14%) Bash Shell
18 20 (1.03%) ABAP
19 19 (0.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 347 (17.93%) Degree
2 303 (15.66%) ISEB
3 143 (7.39%) ISTQB
4 109 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 77 (3.98%) SC Cleared
6 31 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.50%) CTC Cleared
8 18 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 16 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.78%) Sun Certification
10 15 (0.78%) CITP
10 15 (0.78%) MBCS
10 15 (0.78%) OCPJWCD
11 12 (0.62%) OCPJP
11 12 (0.62%) CISSP
12 11 (0.57%) HND
13 10 (0.52%) MCSE
14 9 (0.47%) CCNP
14 9 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
14 9 (0.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (20.67%) QA
2 45 (2.33%) SLA
3 6 (0.31%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.052%) FATCA
7 1 (0.052%) Section 508
7 1 (0.052%) COREP
7 1 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 142 (7.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.052%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.052%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.052%) Control-M
2 1 (0.052%) SCCM
Vendors
1 404 (20.88%) Oracle
2 345 (17.83%) Microsoft
3 120 (6.20%) SAP
4 83 (4.29%) HP
5 36 (1.86%) IBM
6 33 (1.71%) Business Objects
6 33 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.03%) Sun
8 18 (0.93%) JBoss
9 15 (0.78%) Perforce
10 14 (0.72%) Zend
10 14 (0.72%) Peoplefluent
10 14 (0.72%) hybris
11 12 (0.62%) Tableau
11 12 (0.62%) Unisys
11 12 (0.62%) Informatica
12 11 (0.57%) Cisco
13 10 (0.52%) Retek
13 10 (0.52%) Pegasus
13 10 (0.52%) Google
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Concept Personnel
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: £65k - £75k + bonus (10%) + benefits (Pension, healthcare, life assura
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Equity + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BENIFITS
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £25k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Smartsearch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £42350 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nakama
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago