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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 456 414 395
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -19
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 551 734 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.77% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 402 603 685
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
84063 95842 96288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69897 79175 77025
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 £30,500
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -26 543 £44,000 +3.52% 48
London +9 154 £55,000 +10.00% 13
South East +18 138 £45,000 +5.88% 17
South West +1 67 £42,750 +0.58% 1
East of England +9 48 £65,000 +73.33% 1
North West -13 43 £38,750 +29.16% 3
West Midlands -24 37 £30,500 -2.40% 5
Essex +20 32 £65,000 +80.55%
Kent +8 30 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands +32 27 £39,500 -16.84% 3
Hampshire +4 25 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester -17 24 £34,000 +13.33% 3
City of London +24 23 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 23 £33,750 -13.46% 2
Yorkshire -16 23 £33,000 -5.71% 3
West Sussex +33 22 £60,000 +14.28%
Surrey +14 21 £44,000 +3.52% 4
West Yorkshire -13 18 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Leeds -1 17 £34,500 +5.34%
Somerset - 17 £40,000 -
Birmingham -17 16 £27,500 -12.00% 2
Crawley - 14 £60,000 -
Basingstoke +1 13 £45,000 +57.89% 1
Wiltshire +7 12 £43,000 +34.37%
Northamptonshire +25 11 £39,500 -12.22% 1
Hertfordshire +6 11 £29,500 -15.71% 1
Northampton +26 10 £39,500 -12.22% 1
Brentwood +9 10 £87,500 -20.45%
Farnborough +5 9 - -
Taunton - 9 £45,000 -

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 527 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (34.31%) Finance
3 437 (33.85%) SQL
4 315 (24.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 269 (20.84%) .NET
6 248 (19.21%) Java
6 248 (19.21%) Oracle
6 248 (19.21%) QA
7 247 (19.13%) C#
7 247 (19.13%) Microsoft
8 246 (19.05%) Degree
9 244 (18.90%) SDLC
10 243 (18.82%) Regression Testing
11 202 (15.65%) Scrum
12 196 (15.18%) ISEB
12 196 (15.18%) SQL Server
13 195 (15.10%) Windows
14 180 (13.94%) Automated Testing
14 180 (13.94%) Integration Testing
15 178 (13.79%) ISTQB
16 177 (13.71%) Software Testing
17 168 (13.01%) Project Management
18 153 (11.85%) XML
19 146 (11.31%) Selenium
20 139 (10.77%) Linux
21 137 (10.61%) Unit Testing
22 136 (10.53%) Test Scripting
23 131 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
24 130 (10.07%) Software Engineering
25 129 (9.99%) MS Excel

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 23 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 16 (1.24%) Apache
4 14 (1.08%) IIS
5 11 (0.85%) CMS
5 11 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (0.70%) nginx
7 8 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.46%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.39%) Confluence
11 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.23%) JBoss
12 3 (0.23%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.077%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.077%) TPMS
14 1 (0.077%) WordPress
Applications
1 129 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 71 (5.50%) MS Office
3 38 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 36 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.077%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.077%) InCopy
7 1 (0.077%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 52 (4.03%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (3.33%) SAP CO
3 43 (3.33%) SAP FI
3 43 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 40 (3.10%) Oracle Financials
5 20 (1.55%) Oracle Payroll
6 19 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
6 19 (1.47%) Oracle HRMS
7 17 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 13 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
9 12 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
9 12 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
11 9 (0.70%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (0.54%) Markit EDM
12 7 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.48%) SaaS
2 31 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (1.08%) PaaS
6 13 (1.01%) Taleo
7 7 (0.54%) Force.com
8 3 (0.23%) GitHub
8 3 (0.23%) Heroku
9 1 (0.077%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.077%) Boomi
9 1 (0.077%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.077%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.09%) SSL
2 24 (1.86%) Internet
2 24 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.70%) HTTP
4 16 (1.24%) VoIP
5 15 (1.16%) 3G
5 15 (1.16%) Bluetooth
5 15 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 15 (1.16%) GPRS
5 15 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (1.08%) FTP
7 12 (0.93%) Wireless
8 11 (0.85%) DNS
9 6 (0.46%) Firewall
10 5 (0.39%) VLAN
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.31%) Intranet
11 4 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.87%) Relational Database
3 49 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (3.80%) Hadoop
4 44 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (2.71%) Oracle Database
6 34 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 31 (2.40%) Big Data
7 31 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 23 (1.78%) MySQL
12 22 (1.70%) DB2
12 22 (1.70%) GIS
12 22 (1.70%) Oracle Discoverer
13 21 (1.63%) PowerCenter
14 20 (1.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 17 (1.32%) RDBMS
16 16 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 146 (11.31%) Selenium
2 111 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 87 (6.74%) JIRA
4 86 (6.66%) Cucumber
5 68 (5.27%) SoapUI
6 45 (3.49%) Oracle Forms
7 41 (3.18%) WebDriver
8 38 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 33 (2.56%) MSTest
10 29 (2.25%) Git (software)
11 28 (2.17%) Jenkins
12 26 (2.01%) JUnit
13 23 (1.78%) HP UFT
14 20 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
15 19 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
16 17 (1.32%) FitNesse
16 17 (1.32%) Hudson
17 16 (1.24%) Appium
18 15 (1.16%) JBehave
18 15 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 443 (34.31%) Finance
2 77 (5.96%) Retail
3 62 (4.80%) Manufacturing
4 54 (4.18%) Publishing
5 50 (3.87%) Banking
6 49 (3.80%) Marketing
7 40 (3.10%) General Ledger
8 37 (2.87%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.70%) Back Office
9 22 (1.70%) Electronics
9 22 (1.70%) Military
10 20 (1.55%) Games
11 19 (1.47%) Legal
12 17 (1.32%) Aerospace
13 16 (1.24%) Automotive
13 16 (1.24%) Front Office
13 16 (1.24%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.93%) Advertising
15 10 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 434 (33.62%) Analyst
2 278 (21.53%) Developer
3 203 (15.72%) Test Analyst
4 162 (12.55%) Consultant
5 123 (9.53%) Business Analyst
6 114 (8.83%) Tester
7 79 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
8 77 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 74 (5.73%) Test Engineer
10 68 (5.27%) C# Developer
11 65 (5.03%) Oracle Analyst
12 59 (4.57%) .NET Developer
13 53 (4.11%) Java Developer
13 53 (4.11%) Software Engineer
14 51 (3.95%) Software Tester
15 50 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
16 41 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
16 41 (3.18%) SAP Consultant
17 40 (3.10%) QA Analyst
18 38 (2.94%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (20.84%) .NET
2 153 (11.85%) XML
3 126 (9.76%) Web Services
4 125 (9.68%) HTML
5 87 (6.74%) ASP.NET
6 75 (5.81%) SOAP
7 68 (5.27%) CSS
8 66 (5.11%) .NET Framework
9 42 (3.25%) WCF
10 41 (3.18%) WPF
11 40 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (2.94%) Entity Framework
13 37 (2.87%) AngularJS
14 27 (2.09%) J2EE
14 27 (2.09%) REST
15 25 (1.94%) Ajax
16 23 (1.78%) Gherkin
17 22 (1.70%) Spring
18 21 (1.63%) LAMP
19 20 (1.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 131 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 59 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
4 55 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 45 (3.49%) Client/Server
6 44 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.40%) Data Structures
8 29 (2.25%) iSeries
8 29 (2.25%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.70%) User Experience
10 17 (1.32%) AS400
10 17 (1.32%) Fixed Income
11 16 (1.24%) Blockchain
11 16 (1.24%) Equities
12 11 (0.85%) Derivative
13 10 (0.77%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.77%) Life Science
13 10 (0.77%) Physics
13 10 (0.77%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 195 (15.10%) Windows
2 139 (10.77%) Linux
3 112 (8.68%) Unix
4 65 (5.03%) Android
5 45 (3.49%) Windows Server
6 44 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 24 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.55%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (1.24%) CentOS
11 15 (1.16%) Windows CE
12 13 (1.01%) Solaris
13 6 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.39%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.39%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (24.40%) User Acceptance Testing
3 244 (18.90%) SDLC
4 243 (18.82%) Regression Testing
5 202 (15.65%) Scrum
6 180 (13.94%) Automated Testing
6 180 (13.94%) Integration Testing
7 177 (13.71%) Software Testing
8 168 (13.01%) Project Management
9 137 (10.61%) Unit Testing
10 136 (10.53%) Test Scripting
11 130 (10.07%) Software Engineering
12 126 (9.76%) Test Strategy
13 125 (9.68%) Test Automation
14 106 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
15 98 (7.59%) Waterfall
16 97 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 96 (7.44%) Manual Testing
18 90 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
19 86 (6.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 437 (33.85%) SQL
2 248 (19.21%) Java
3 247 (19.13%) C#
4 124 (9.60%) JavaScript
5 105 (8.13%) PL/SQL
6 84 (6.51%) T-SQL
7 73 (5.65%) PHP
8 70 (5.42%) C
9 67 (5.19%) Python
10 57 (4.42%) C++
11 41 (3.18%) VB.NET
12 38 (2.94%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.63%) Perl
14 33 (2.56%) VB
15 28 (2.17%) RPG
16 21 (1.63%) Ruby
17 18 (1.39%) XAML
18 17 (1.32%) Groovy
18 17 (1.32%) RPG IV
19 15 (1.16%) VC++
Qualifications
1 246 (19.05%) Degree
2 196 (15.18%) ISEB
3 178 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 89 (6.89%) Security Cleared
5 76 (5.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 66 (5.11%) SC Cleared
7 31 (2.40%) CEH
7 31 (2.40%) CREST Certified
8 26 (2.01%) OSCP
8 26 (2.01%) SANS
9 24 (1.86%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 14 (1.08%) BC Cleared
12 9 (0.70%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.70%) PMP
13 7 (0.54%) CISSP
14 6 (0.46%) IIBA
15 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (19.21%) QA
2 51 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (3.41%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.70%) ISO 9001
5 19 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.08%) GCP
7 11 (0.85%) SLA
8 4 (0.31%) GAMP
9 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.15%) WCAG
11 1 (0.077%) EMIR
11 1 (0.077%) HL7
11 1 (0.077%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.077%) MiFID
11 1 (0.077%) SDET
System Software
1 32 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.39%) Docker
6 3 (0.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.077%) Firmware
7 1 (0.077%) KVM
7 1 (0.077%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.70%) Puppet
3 7 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.46%) CA Service Virtualization
5 4 (0.31%) Nagios
6 2 (0.15%) Control-M
7 1 (0.077%) Ansible
7 1 (0.077%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.077%) cPanel
7 1 (0.077%) Grafana
7 1 (0.077%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.077%) Kibana
7 1 (0.077%) logstash
7 1 (0.077%) Oozie
7 1 (0.077%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 248 (19.21%) Oracle
2 247 (19.13%) Microsoft
3 77 (5.96%) SAP
4 46 (3.56%) HP
5 35 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (2.63%) Informatica
7 22 (1.70%) CA
8 16 (1.24%) VMware
9 15 (1.16%) Infor
9 15 (1.16%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.08%) IFS
11 13 (1.01%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.01%) Cisco
11 13 (1.01%) Juniper
12 12 (0.93%) Hyperion
12 12 (0.93%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.77%) IBM
13 10 (0.77%) SolarWinds
14 9 (0.70%) ArcSight
14 9 (0.70%) Blue Coat
West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury
Interquest Group PLC
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £60k plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
Opus Energy
Salary: £37000.0000 - £42000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Central Employment
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
JP Morgan
Salary: Competative Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Shape IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ark Workplace Risk
Salary: EMI Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Circa £32,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £39000 - £43000 per annum + 25 hols+BH, pension, death in service
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Group - Provident, Satsuma & glo
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Onsite Gym
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago