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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 387 437 330
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -107
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 734 715 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.65% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.75% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 551 578 898
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +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
86284 94752 102175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 77013 83070
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 £31,500 £31,000
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 29 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 29 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 +51 709 £44,000 +3.52% 81
London +102 281 £47,500 - 21
South East +40 191 £45,000 +5.88% 24
West Midlands -4 56 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Surrey +20 54 £42,000 -6.66% 5
Yorkshire 0 50 £33,750 -25.00% 9
City of London +56 46 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Berkshire +21 46 £45,000 - 3
South West +15 45 £43,000 +7.50% 1
East of England +14 43 £37,500 -21.05% 4
West Yorkshire -14 38 £35,000 -22.22% 6
North West 0 34 £33,000 -2.22% 4
Kent +7 31 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Leeds -6 31 £32,000 -28.88% 4
Hampshire -2 26 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Gloucestershire +21 24 £47,500 +20.25% 1
Manchester -22 24 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wimbledon - 19 £36,000 -
Farnborough +12 17 £45,000 -18.18%
Scotland -3 15 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Bedfordshire +19 14 £42,500 +28.78% 2
Wiltshire +11 12 £43,000 +7.50%
Oxfordshire -6 12 £65,000 +18.18% 3
East Sussex - 12 £50,000 - 1
Hove - 12 £50,000 -
Brighton - 12 £50,000 -
Bradford +16 11 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Reading -2 11 £36,750 -18.33% 1
North Yorkshire - 11 £30,500 - 1
Leatherhead +20 10 £45,000 -

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 534 (39.94%) SQL
2 533 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
3 472 (35.30%) Finance
4 434 (32.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 341 (25.50%) Oracle
6 320 (23.93%) QA
7 303 (22.66%) SDLC
8 294 (21.99%) Degree
9 258 (19.30%) Microsoft
10 254 (19.00%) Java
11 242 (18.10%) Regression Testing
12 241 (18.03%) .NET
13 235 (17.58%) Software Testing
14 220 (16.45%) ISEB
15 216 (16.16%) SQL Server
16 214 (16.01%) Unix
17 211 (15.78%) C#
18 195 (14.58%) Windows
19 191 (14.29%) Scrum
20 189 (14.14%) ISTQB
21 186 (13.91%) XML
22 175 (13.09%) Unit Testing
23 173 (12.94%) Test Scripting
24 168 (12.57%) Automated Testing
24 168 (12.57%) HTML
25 166 (12.42%) Integration Testing
26 162 (12.12%) JavaScript
26 162 (12.12%) Linux
27 160 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
28 155 (11.59%) 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 37 (2.77%) WebSphere
2 28 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.94%) IIS
3 26 (1.94%) MQSeries
3 26 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 24 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (1.35%) Apache
6 11 (0.82%) CMS
6 11 (0.82%) JBoss
7 9 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.37%) SAS
9 5 (0.37%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.30%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.30%) Drupal
10 4 (0.30%) GemFire
11 3 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 155 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 103 (7.70%) MS Office
3 33 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.67%) SPSS
6 6 (0.45%) MS Project
7 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 64 (4.79%) Oracle EBS
2 63 (4.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 38 (2.84%) Oracle Financials
4 33 (2.47%) Oracle Payroll
5 29 (2.17%) Oracle HRMS
6 28 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
7 24 (1.80%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 16 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 16 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
8 16 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
9 15 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
9 15 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
10 12 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.82%) SAP FI
12 10 (0.75%) Temenos T24
13 9 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 8 (0.60%) SAP CO
14 8 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
15 7 (0.52%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.72%) SaaS
2 8 (0.60%) GitHub
2 8 (0.60%) Office 365
2 8 (0.60%) PaaS
3 6 (0.45%) Taleo
4 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.075%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.32%) TCP/IP
2 27 (2.02%) Internet
3 14 (1.05%) FTP
4 10 (0.75%) Intranet
5 8 (0.60%) SAN
5 8 (0.60%) VoIP
6 6 (0.45%) ATM
6 6 (0.45%) Firewall
7 5 (0.37%) 3G
7 5 (0.37%) HTTP
7 5 (0.37%) VLAN
7 5 (0.37%) VPN
8 4 (0.30%) 4G
8 4 (0.30%) AMQP
8 4 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.30%) HSRP
8 4 (0.30%) OSPF
8 4 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 113 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 64 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
5 56 (4.19%) Oracle Database
6 49 (3.66%) Oracle BI EE
7 38 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (2.77%) NoSQL
9 33 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (2.17%) Big Data
11 28 (2.09%) RDBMS
12 27 (2.02%) Essbase
12 27 (2.02%) Hadoop
13 26 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (1.87%) MySQL
15 21 (1.57%) DB2
15 21 (1.57%) Oracle Discoverer
15 21 (1.57%) PowerCenter
15 21 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 154 (11.52%) Selenium
2 89 (6.66%) Cucumber
3 79 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 71 (5.31%) JIRA
5 62 (4.64%) Jenkins
6 60 (4.49%) Oracle Forms
7 54 (4.04%) SoapUI
8 47 (3.52%) HP UFT
9 46 (3.44%) WebDriver
10 39 (2.92%) Visual Studio
11 32 (2.39%) JUnit
12 21 (1.57%) FitNesse
13 20 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 19 (1.42%) Hudson
15 18 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
15 18 (1.35%) Rational Functional Tester
15 18 (1.35%) SilkTest
16 16 (1.20%) Git (software)
17 15 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 15 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 472 (35.30%) Finance
2 142 (10.62%) Banking
3 91 (6.81%) Retail
4 49 (3.66%) Investment Banking
4 49 (3.66%) Marketing
5 38 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.47%) Back Office
6 33 (2.47%) Legal
7 27 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.50%) Publishing
9 19 (1.42%) Games
10 13 (0.97%) Front Office
11 12 (0.90%) Military
12 11 (0.82%) Electronics
13 8 (0.60%) Law
14 6 (0.45%) Billing
15 5 (0.37%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.30%) German Language
17 1 (0.075%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 436 (32.61%) Analyst
2 345 (25.80%) Developer
3 199 (14.88%) Test Analyst
4 151 (11.29%) Tester
5 111 (8.30%) Business Analyst
6 108 (8.08%) Test Engineer
7 103 (7.70%) Consultant
8 79 (5.91%) C# Developer
9 71 (5.31%) Oracle Analyst
10 62 (4.64%) .NET Developer
11 61 (4.56%) Senior Developer
12 58 (4.34%) Financial Analyst
13 56 (4.19%) Java Developer
14 54 (4.04%) Programmer
14 54 (4.04%) Test Manager
15 51 (3.81%) Systems Analyst
16 50 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
17 49 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
17 49 (3.66%) Software Tester
17 49 (3.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (18.03%) .NET
2 186 (13.91%) XML
3 168 (12.57%) HTML
4 88 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 85 (6.36%) Web Services
6 84 (6.28%) CSS
7 71 (5.31%) SOAP
8 59 (4.41%) J2EE
9 48 (3.59%) Middleware
9 48 (3.59%) WCF
10 44 (3.29%) .NET Framework
11 43 (3.22%) Ajax
12 42 (3.14%) Spring
13 40 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (2.84%) jQuery
14 38 (2.84%) WPF
15 34 (2.54%) Hibernate
15 34 (2.54%) JMS
16 31 (2.32%) AngularJS
17 29 (2.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 160 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 65 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (3.96%) Fixed Income
5 52 (3.89%) Client/Server
5 52 (3.89%) Derivative
5 52 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 51 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 44 (3.29%) Mobile App
8 38 (2.84%) Equities
8 38 (2.84%) Mathematics
9 36 (2.69%) Data Structures
10 26 (1.94%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.27%) Statistics
12 16 (1.20%) User Experience
13 15 (1.12%) AS400
13 15 (1.12%) Driving Licence
13 15 (1.12%) iSeries
14 14 (1.05%) Mainframe
15 13 (0.97%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 214 (16.01%) Unix
2 195 (14.58%) Windows
3 162 (12.12%) Linux
4 60 (4.49%) Android
5 43 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 39 (2.92%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 16 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.12%) Solaris
9 15 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.60%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.60%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.45%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.37%) CentOS
14 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.15%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (32.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 303 (22.66%) SDLC
4 242 (18.10%) Regression Testing
5 235 (17.58%) Software Testing
6 191 (14.29%) Scrum
7 175 (13.09%) Unit Testing
8 173 (12.94%) Test Scripting
9 168 (12.57%) Automated Testing
10 166 (12.42%) Integration Testing
11 137 (10.25%) Test Automation
12 135 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
13 131 (9.80%) Project Management
14 126 (9.42%) Business Analysis
15 122 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
15 122 (9.12%) Manual Testing
16 111 (8.30%) Functional Testing
16 111 (8.30%) Waterfall
17 108 (8.08%) TDD
18 98 (7.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 534 (39.94%) SQL
2 254 (19.00%) Java
3 211 (15.78%) C#
4 162 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 138 (10.32%) PL/SQL
6 85 (6.36%) Shell Script
7 81 (6.06%) C++
8 76 (5.68%) Python
9 72 (5.39%) T-SQL
10 59 (4.41%) VB
11 54 (4.04%) C
12 48 (3.59%) Perl
13 46 (3.44%) Ruby
14 44 (3.29%) VB.NET
15 33 (2.47%) PHP
16 19 (1.42%) Groovy
17 16 (1.20%) VBA
18 15 (1.12%) RPG
19 13 (0.97%) XPath
20 12 (0.90%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 294 (21.99%) Degree
2 220 (16.45%) ISEB
3 189 (14.14%) ISTQB
4 108 (8.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 64 (4.79%) Security Cleared
6 45 (3.37%) SC Cleared
7 26 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 10 (0.75%) IIBA
10 9 (0.67%) CEH
10 9 (0.67%) CREST Certified
11 8 (0.60%) OSCP
11 8 (0.60%) PhD
11 8 (0.60%) SANS
12 7 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.45%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.45%) PMP
14 4 (0.30%) CBAP
14 4 (0.30%) CCNP
14 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (23.93%) QA
2 18 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.90%) SLA
5 3 (0.22%) SDET
5 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.15%) DICOM
6 2 (0.15%) GAMP
6 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.075%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.075%) ISO20022
System Software
1 32 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.52%) vSphere
4 6 (0.45%) Firmware
5 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.30%) HDFS
7 1 (0.075%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.075%) KVM
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.60%) Puppet
3 5 (0.37%) SCCM
4 4 (0.30%) Nagios
5 3 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.075%) Control-M
6 1 (0.075%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.075%) Grafana
6 1 (0.075%) Kibana
6 1 (0.075%) logstash
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 341 (25.50%) Oracle
2 258 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 72 (5.39%) HP
4 62 (4.64%) SAP
5 29 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.02%) Hyperion
7 24 (1.80%) Informatica
8 22 (1.65%) IBM
9 20 (1.50%) Infor
9 20 (1.50%) VMware
10 19 (1.42%) Hortonworks
11 17 (1.27%) Cisco
11 17 (1.27%) Juniper
12 13 (0.97%) ArcSight
12 13 (0.97%) Blue Coat
12 13 (0.97%) FireEye
12 13 (0.97%) Forcepoint
12 13 (0.97%) Palo Alto
12 13 (0.97%) Sybase
13 12 (0.90%) webMethods
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA, PENSION, BONUS + MORE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £72000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago