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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 384 426 337
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -89
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 745 727 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.65% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.75% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 561 588 869
Median salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,920 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
86175 96499 101637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.85% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72066 78843 82351
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +56 716 £43,000 +1.17% 62
London +84 252 £50,500 +6.31% 22
South East +26 177 £45,000 +5.88% 7
West Midlands -15 65 £31,750 -4.51% 8
South West +35 64 £43,000 +4.24% 7
Yorkshire +13 59 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Surrey +29 45 £45,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -6 44 £35,000 -26.31% 2
City of London +55 40 £57,500 +35.29% 8
Berkshire +30 39 £45,000 -
North West +4 37 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Leeds +8 36 £32,500 -31.57% 2
East of England -2 33 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Kent +15 31 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Hampshire -19 26 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Manchester -31 25 £35,250 +0.71% 3
East Midlands +26 23 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Somerset - 22 £41,188 - 3
Birmingham -2 19 £23,500 -32.85% 6
Farnborough +13 17 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Lincolnshire - 16 £30,000 - 3
Bradford +24 15 £35,000 +2.94%
Gloucestershire +6 15 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Taunton - 15 £41,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +1 14 £65,000 +89.78%
Scotland -1 14 £35,000 +7.69% 2
North Yorkshire +24 13 £32,500 +10.16% 3
Lincoln - 13 £29,250 - 2
Wiltshire +19 11 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Brighton - 11 £50,000 -

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 584 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (36.80%) SQL
3 521 (36.11%) Finance
4 453 (31.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 359 (24.88%) Oracle
6 339 (23.49%) QA
7 319 (22.11%) SDLC
8 307 (21.28%) Degree
9 283 (19.61%) Microsoft
10 281 (19.47%) Java
11 255 (17.67%) Regression Testing
12 244 (16.91%) .NET
13 239 (16.56%) Software Testing
14 233 (16.15%) Scrum
15 232 (16.08%) C#
16 226 (15.66%) ISEB
17 221 (15.32%) Windows
18 219 (15.18%) SQL Server
19 211 (14.62%) Unix
19 211 (14.62%) Integration Testing
20 198 (13.72%) ISTQB
21 187 (12.96%) Unit Testing
22 186 (12.89%) Automated Testing
22 186 (12.89%) Linux
23 179 (12.40%) XML
24 177 (12.27%) Test Scripting
24 177 (12.27%) Selenium
25 166 (11.50%) MS Excel
26 163 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
27 150 (10.40%) Project Management

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 33 (2.29%) WebSphere
2 24 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.59%) Apache
3 23 (1.59%) IIS
3 23 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 20 (1.39%) MQSeries
4 20 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (0.76%) CMS
5 11 (0.76%) JBoss
5 11 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.62%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.49%) nginx
9 5 (0.35%) SAS
10 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.28%) GemFire
10 4 (0.28%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.21%) Drupal
11 3 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 166 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 103 (7.14%) MS Office
3 43 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (2.77%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.42%) MS Project
5 6 (0.42%) SPSS
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.069%) InCopy
8 1 (0.069%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 68 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
2 65 (4.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 51 (3.53%) Oracle Financials
4 27 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (1.87%) Oracle Payroll
5 26 (1.80%) SAP FI
6 23 (1.59%) Oracle HRMS
6 23 (1.59%) SAP CO
6 23 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
7 20 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
7 20 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
7 20 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
8 19 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
9 18 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
10 17 (1.18%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 16 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
12 15 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
13 9 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (0.49%) Markit EDM
14 7 (0.49%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.73%) SaaS
2 14 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.69%) PaaS
5 8 (0.55%) GitHub
5 8 (0.55%) Taleo
6 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.42%) Office 365
7 1 (0.069%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 29 (2.01%) Internet
3 16 (1.11%) HTTP
4 14 (0.97%) VoIP
5 13 (0.90%) FTP
5 13 (0.90%) SSL
6 11 (0.76%) 3G
7 8 (0.55%) DNS
7 8 (0.55%) GPRS
7 8 (0.55%) SAN
8 7 (0.49%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.49%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.49%) Intranet
8 7 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.35%) Firewall
9 5 (0.35%) VLAN
10 4 (0.28%) 4G
10 4 (0.28%) AMQP
10 4 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 100 (6.93%) Relational Database
3 60 (4.16%) Oracle Reports
4 57 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (3.81%) Oracle Database
6 46 (3.19%) Hadoop
7 44 (3.05%) Oracle BI EE
8 37 (2.56%) Big Data
9 36 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (2.43%) NoSQL
11 34 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (2.29%) MySQL
13 29 (2.01%) Oracle Discoverer
14 26 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (1.73%) Essbase
15 25 (1.73%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (1.46%) PowerCenter
17 20 (1.39%) DB2
17 20 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 177 (12.27%) Selenium
2 99 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 98 (6.79%) Cucumber
4 73 (5.06%) JIRA
5 65 (4.50%) Oracle Forms
5 65 (4.50%) SoapUI
6 53 (3.67%) Jenkins
7 50 (3.47%) WebDriver
8 45 (3.12%) HP UFT
9 37 (2.56%) JUnit
10 36 (2.49%) Visual Studio
11 24 (1.66%) FitNesse
12 23 (1.59%) Git (software)
13 20 (1.39%) Hudson
13 20 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
13 20 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 19 (1.32%) SilkTest
15 18 (1.25%) Rational Functional Tester
16 14 (0.97%) JMeter
17 13 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 521 (36.11%) Finance
2 127 (8.80%) Banking
3 94 (6.51%) Retail
4 48 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 46 (3.19%) Marketing
6 43 (2.98%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.43%) Back Office
7 35 (2.43%) Publishing
7 35 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.59%) Legal
9 22 (1.52%) Games
10 20 (1.39%) General Ledger
10 20 (1.39%) Military
11 17 (1.18%) Electronics
11 17 (1.18%) Front Office
12 8 (0.55%) Law
13 6 (0.42%) Billing
14 4 (0.28%) German Language
15 2 (0.14%) Advertising
15 2 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 468 (32.43%) Analyst
2 345 (23.91%) Developer
3 211 (14.62%) Test Analyst
4 160 (11.09%) Tester
5 137 (9.49%) Consultant
6 134 (9.29%) Business Analyst
7 105 (7.28%) Test Engineer
8 88 (6.10%) C# Developer
9 79 (5.47%) Oracle Analyst
10 70 (4.85%) .NET Developer
11 67 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 66 (4.57%) Software Tester
13 65 (4.50%) Systems Analyst
14 63 (4.37%) Financial Analyst
15 57 (3.95%) Java Developer
16 55 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
16 55 (3.81%) Programmer
17 52 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
18 49 (3.40%) Software Engineer
18 49 (3.40%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (16.91%) .NET
2 179 (12.40%) XML
3 150 (10.40%) HTML
4 99 (6.86%) Web Services
5 93 (6.44%) ASP.NET
6 79 (5.47%) SOAP
7 75 (5.20%) CSS
8 51 (3.53%) J2EE
9 47 (3.26%) WPF
10 46 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (3.12%) WCF
12 40 (2.77%) .NET Framework
12 40 (2.77%) Spring
13 39 (2.70%) Ajax
14 38 (2.63%) Middleware
15 35 (2.43%) jQuery
16 32 (2.22%) AngularJS
16 32 (2.22%) Hibernate
16 32 (2.22%) JMS
17 28 (1.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 163 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.27%) Computer Science
3 62 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 60 (4.16%) Client/Server
5 57 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 55 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 52 (3.60%) Fixed Income
8 51 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 49 (3.40%) Derivative
10 40 (2.77%) Equities
11 37 (2.56%) Mathematics
12 33 (2.29%) Data Structures
12 33 (2.29%) Virtual Team
13 24 (1.66%) Data Centre
14 23 (1.59%) iSeries
15 22 (1.52%) User Experience
16 18 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
17 17 (1.18%) AS400
17 17 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
17 17 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 221 (15.32%) Windows
2 211 (14.62%) Unix
3 186 (12.89%) Linux
4 70 (4.85%) Android
5 45 (3.12%) Apple iOS
6 43 (2.98%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.32%) Solaris
7 19 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.32%) Windows 8
8 18 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.97%) CentOS
9 14 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.69%) Windows Vista
11 10 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.55%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.49%) Windows CE
14 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (31.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 319 (22.11%) SDLC
4 255 (17.67%) Regression Testing
5 239 (16.56%) Software Testing
6 233 (16.15%) Scrum
7 211 (14.62%) Integration Testing
8 187 (12.96%) Unit Testing
9 186 (12.89%) Automated Testing
10 177 (12.27%) Test Scripting
11 150 (10.40%) Project Management
12 149 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
13 148 (10.26%) Test Automation
14 129 (8.94%) Business Analysis
15 126 (8.73%) Manual Testing
16 122 (8.45%) Test Strategy
17 121 (8.39%) Waterfall
18 120 (8.32%) Software Engineering
19 117 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
20 114 (7.90%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 531 (36.80%) SQL
2 281 (19.47%) Java
3 232 (16.08%) C#
4 150 (10.40%) JavaScript
5 143 (9.91%) PL/SQL
6 80 (5.54%) C++
7 79 (5.47%) Shell Script
8 71 (4.92%) Python
9 65 (4.50%) T-SQL
10 64 (4.44%) C
11 55 (3.81%) VB
12 51 (3.53%) PHP
13 47 (3.26%) Perl
14 46 (3.19%) VB.NET
15 37 (2.56%) Ruby
16 21 (1.46%) Groovy
16 21 (1.46%) RPG
17 15 (1.04%) RPG IV
18 13 (0.90%) VBA
19 12 (0.83%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 307 (21.28%) Degree
2 226 (15.66%) ISEB
3 198 (13.72%) ISTQB
4 99 (6.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 74 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 53 (3.67%) SC Cleared
7 27 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 23 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 15 (1.04%) CEH
9 15 (1.04%) CREST Certified
10 13 (0.90%) OSCP
10 13 (0.90%) SANS
11 11 (0.76%) IIBA
12 6 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.42%) PhD
12 6 (0.42%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.42%) PMP
13 4 (0.28%) CCNP
13 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (23.49%) QA
2 30 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.76%) SLA
6 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.21%) HL7
7 3 (0.21%) SDET
7 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.14%) DICOM
8 2 (0.14%) GAMP
8 2 (0.14%) GCP
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.14%) WCAG
9 1 (0.069%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.069%) EMIR
9 1 (0.069%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.069%) MiFID
System Software
1 35 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.42%) vSphere
4 5 (0.35%) Firmware
4 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.28%) HDFS
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.069%) Docker
7 1 (0.069%) KVM
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.069%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.69%) Puppet
3 9 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
5 4 (0.28%) Nagios
5 4 (0.28%) SCCM
6 1 (0.069%) Control-M
6 1 (0.069%) cPanel
6 1 (0.069%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.069%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.069%) Grafana
6 1 (0.069%) Kibana
6 1 (0.069%) logstash
6 1 (0.069%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 359 (24.88%) Oracle
2 283 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 75 (5.20%) SAP
4 68 (4.71%) HP
5 30 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (1.80%) Informatica
7 25 (1.73%) Hyperion
8 24 (1.66%) CA
9 22 (1.52%) Cisco
9 22 (1.52%) Hortonworks
9 22 (1.52%) Juniper
10 19 (1.32%) IBM
11 18 (1.25%) ArcSight
11 18 (1.25%) Blue Coat
11 18 (1.25%) FireEye
11 18 (1.25%) Forcepoint
11 18 (1.25%) Palo Alto
11 18 (1.25%) VMware
12 17 (1.18%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.97%) SolarWinds
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