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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 417 421 346
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -75
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 669 748 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.68% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.78% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 482 612 812
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
86074 96066 99488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.83% 87.26% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71841 78584 80267
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 £31,000
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +5 645 £43,000 +1.17% 62
London +61 213 £55,000 +11.11% 18
South East -20 147 £45,000 +5.88% 10
South West +24 74 £41,000 -0.60% 4
West Midlands +1 62 £27,500 -15.38% 5
Yorkshire +5 46 £34,000 -15.00% 6
North West -10 37 £37,500 +7.14% 7
West Yorkshire +13 35 £35,000 -22.22% 4
East of England -7 34 £42,750 -1.72% 7
Surrey +27 32 £46,000 +2.22% 2
City of London +36 30 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Kent +13 30 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Hampshire -14 29 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Leeds +13 28 £32,500 -27.77% 3
East Midlands +25 26 £32,500 -17.19% 4
Somerset - 26 £41,188 - 2
Birmingham -1 25 £27,250 -16.15% 2
Berkshire +2 22 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Lincolnshire - 21 £33,750 - 1
Taunton - 19 £41,000 - 2
Manchester -23 17 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Lincoln - 16 £32,500 - 1
Basingstoke -7 15 £45,000 - 1
Farnborough +17 14 £43,500 -13.00%
Bradford +17 11 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Wales +7 11 £30,000 +1.69%
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Essex -9 11 £65,000 +80.55% 3
Oxfordshire -11 11 £52,000 +82.45%
North Yorkshire +30 9 £32,750 +11.01% 1

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 582 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (36.48%) Finance
3 512 (35.78%) SQL
4 425 (29.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 337 (23.55%) Oracle
6 320 (22.36%) Degree
7 317 (22.15%) QA
8 302 (21.10%) SDLC
9 288 (20.13%) Java
10 278 (19.43%) Regression Testing
11 273 (19.08%) Microsoft
12 241 (16.84%) C#
13 240 (16.77%) .NET
14 231 (16.14%) Scrum
15 218 (15.23%) Integration Testing
16 216 (15.09%) ISEB
17 215 (15.02%) Software Testing
18 214 (14.95%) SQL Server
19 210 (14.68%) Windows
20 185 (12.93%) Unix
21 184 (12.86%) ISTQB
22 182 (12.72%) Linux
23 178 (12.44%) Automated Testing
24 174 (12.16%) Selenium
25 170 (11.88%) Test Scripting
26 169 (11.81%) XML
27 167 (11.67%) Unit Testing
28 166 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
29 157 (10.97%) MS Excel
30 152 (10.62%) 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 30 (2.10%) WebSphere
2 27 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.61%) Apache
4 21 (1.47%) IIS
4 21 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (0.91%) MQSeries
6 13 (0.91%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.77%) CMS
8 10 (0.70%) JBoss
9 9 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.49%) nginx
11 7 (0.49%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.35%) SAS
13 4 (0.28%) GemFire
14 3 (0.21%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 157 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 92 (6.43%) MS Office
3 43 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.35%) MS Project
6 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.28%) SPSS
7 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.070%) InCopy
9 1 (0.070%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 74 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
2 68 (4.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 55 (3.84%) Oracle Financials
4 35 (2.45%) SAP FI
5 32 (2.24%) SAP CO
5 32 (2.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 29 (2.03%) Oracle Payroll
7 25 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
7 25 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
7 25 (1.75%) Oracle HRMS
8 19 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
8 19 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 19 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
8 19 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 16 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 16 (1.12%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 15 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.49%) Markit EDM
13 6 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.03%) SaaS
2 20 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.91%) PaaS
5 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.56%) GitHub
6 8 (0.56%) Taleo
7 3 (0.21%) Office 365
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.070%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 26 (1.82%) Internet
3 22 (1.54%) SSL
3 22 (1.54%) VoIP
4 20 (1.40%) HTTP
5 19 (1.33%) 3G
6 15 (1.05%) Bluetooth
6 15 (1.05%) Ethernet
6 15 (1.05%) GPRS
6 15 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (0.84%) FTP
8 9 (0.63%) DNS
9 7 (0.49%) SAN
10 5 (0.35%) Firewall
10 5 (0.35%) VLAN
11 4 (0.28%) 4G
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.28%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.08%) Relational Database
3 57 (3.98%) Oracle Reports
4 54 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 48 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 41 (2.87%) Oracle BI EE
8 38 (2.66%) Big Data
8 38 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (2.17%) NoSQL
11 28 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
12 27 (1.89%) MySQL
12 27 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (1.54%) Essbase
14 22 (1.54%) RDBMS
15 21 (1.47%) DB2
16 19 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 18 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 174 (12.16%) Selenium
2 102 (7.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 101 (7.06%) Cucumber
4 75 (5.24%) JIRA
5 67 (4.68%) SoapUI
6 61 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
7 48 (3.35%) WebDriver
8 43 (3.00%) HP UFT
8 43 (3.00%) Jenkins
9 39 (2.73%) Visual Studio
10 35 (2.45%) JUnit
11 27 (1.89%) Git (software)
12 22 (1.54%) FitNesse
13 20 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
13 20 (1.40%) SilkTest
14 19 (1.33%) Rational Functional Tester
14 19 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 18 (1.26%) Hudson
16 17 (1.19%) LoadRunner
17 16 (1.12%) Appium
General
1 522 (36.48%) Finance
2 114 (7.97%) Banking
3 88 (6.15%) Retail
4 56 (3.91%) Marketing
5 53 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 46 (3.21%) Publishing
7 43 (3.00%) Investment Banking
8 39 (2.73%) Telecoms
9 33 (2.31%) Back Office
10 29 (2.03%) General Ledger
11 27 (1.89%) Electronics
11 27 (1.89%) Military
12 23 (1.61%) Games
13 18 (1.26%) Legal
14 16 (1.12%) Front Office
15 7 (0.49%) Law
16 6 (0.42%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.42%) Automotive
17 5 (0.35%) Billing
17 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 462 (32.29%) Analyst
2 333 (23.27%) Developer
3 197 (13.77%) Test Analyst
4 147 (10.27%) Consultant
5 142 (9.92%) Tester
6 139 (9.71%) Business Analyst
7 103 (7.20%) Test Engineer
8 81 (5.66%) C# Developer
9 80 (5.59%) Oracle Analyst
10 73 (5.10%) .NET Developer
10 73 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 72 (5.03%) Systems Analyst
12 63 (4.40%) Java Developer
13 60 (4.19%) Financial Analyst
13 60 (4.19%) Software Tester
14 54 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
15 51 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
16 49 (3.42%) Programmer
16 49 (3.42%) Software Engineer
17 46 (3.21%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (16.77%) .NET
2 169 (11.81%) XML
3 147 (10.27%) HTML
4 102 (7.13%) Web Services
5 96 (6.71%) ASP.NET
6 79 (5.52%) SOAP
7 68 (4.75%) CSS
8 48 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (3.14%) J2EE
10 44 (3.07%) WPF
11 42 (2.94%) .NET Framework
11 42 (2.94%) WCF
12 38 (2.66%) Spring
13 32 (2.24%) Ajax
14 30 (2.10%) AngularJS
15 29 (2.03%) Hibernate
16 27 (1.89%) Entity Framework
16 27 (1.89%) JMS
16 27 (1.89%) jQuery
16 27 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 166 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 57 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 56 (3.91%) Client/Server
5 54 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 54 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 43 (3.00%) Fixed Income
6 43 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 41 (2.87%) Derivative
7 41 (2.87%) Mathematics
8 36 (2.52%) Equities
9 29 (2.03%) Data Structures
9 29 (2.03%) User Experience
10 28 (1.96%) iSeries
11 25 (1.75%) Virtual Team
12 20 (1.40%) Data Centre
13 18 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
14 17 (1.19%) AS400
14 17 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
15 14 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 210 (14.68%) Windows
2 185 (12.93%) Unix
3 182 (12.72%) Linux
4 70 (4.89%) Android
5 43 (3.00%) Windows Server
6 42 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.33%) Solaris
9 18 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.12%) CentOS
10 16 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (1.05%) Windows CE
12 10 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.42%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.42%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.42%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (29.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 302 (21.10%) SDLC
4 278 (19.43%) Regression Testing
5 231 (16.14%) Scrum
6 218 (15.23%) Integration Testing
7 215 (15.02%) Software Testing
8 178 (12.44%) Automated Testing
9 170 (11.88%) Test Scripting
10 167 (11.67%) Unit Testing
11 152 (10.62%) Project Management
12 146 (10.20%) Test Automation
13 144 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
14 130 (9.08%) Software Engineering
15 125 (8.74%) Waterfall
16 119 (8.32%) Test Strategy
17 117 (8.18%) Business Analysis
18 113 (7.90%) Continuous Improvement
19 112 (7.83%) Manual Testing
20 108 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 512 (35.78%) SQL
2 288 (20.13%) Java
3 241 (16.84%) C#
4 141 (9.85%) JavaScript
5 133 (9.29%) PL/SQL
6 82 (5.73%) C++
7 71 (4.96%) C
8 69 (4.82%) Python
9 66 (4.61%) Shell Script
10 58 (4.05%) T-SQL
11 51 (3.56%) PHP
12 48 (3.35%) VB
13 47 (3.28%) VB.NET
14 45 (3.14%) Perl
15 28 (1.96%) Ruby
16 25 (1.75%) RPG
17 19 (1.33%) Groovy
18 15 (1.05%) RPG IV
18 15 (1.05%) VC++
19 13 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 320 (22.36%) Degree
2 216 (15.09%) ISEB
3 184 (12.86%) ISTQB
4 89 (6.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 83 (5.80%) Security Cleared
6 59 (4.12%) SC Cleared
7 25 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 19 (1.33%) CEH
9 19 (1.33%) CREST Certified
10 16 (1.12%) OSCP
10 16 (1.12%) SANS
11 12 (0.84%) IIBA
12 10 (0.70%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.70%) PMP
13 7 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.35%) BC Cleared
14 5 (0.35%) CISSP
14 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (22.15%) QA
2 37 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.12%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.70%) SLA
7 5 (0.35%) GCP
8 3 (0.21%) HL7
8 3 (0.21%) SDET
8 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.14%) DICOM
9 2 (0.14%) GAMP
9 2 (0.14%) WCAG
10 1 (0.070%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.070%) EMIR
10 1 (0.070%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.070%) MiFID
System Software
1 35 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.28%) HDFS
5 3 (0.21%) vSphere
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.070%) Docker
7 1 (0.070%) Firmware
7 1 (0.070%) KVM
7 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.70%) Puppet
3 9 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
5 4 (0.28%) Nagios
6 2 (0.14%) Control-M
7 1 (0.070%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.070%) cPanel
7 1 (0.070%) Grafana
7 1 (0.070%) Kibana
7 1 (0.070%) logstash
7 1 (0.070%) SCCM
Vendors
1 337 (23.55%) Oracle
2 273 (19.08%) Microsoft
3 84 (5.87%) SAP
4 62 (4.33%) HP
5 33 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (1.68%) CA
7 23 (1.61%) Informatica
8 22 (1.54%) Cisco
8 22 (1.54%) Hyperion
8 22 (1.54%) Juniper
9 20 (1.40%) Hortonworks
10 19 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.26%) ArcSight
11 18 (1.26%) Blue Coat
11 18 (1.26%) FireEye
11 18 (1.26%) Forcepoint
11 18 (1.26%) Palo Alto
12 15 (1.05%) IBM
12 15 (1.05%) VMware
13 14 (0.98%) SolarWinds
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