The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 223 280
Rank change year-on-year +16 +57  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 26 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.64% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.71% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 41
Median salary £63,750 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.86% +35.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,550 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4609 5788 9089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.15% 90.56% 89.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4072 5275 7778
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the City of London

System Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing in the City of London.

Salary trend for System Testing in the City of London

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 49 (73.13%) SQL
2 44 (65.67%) Test Automation
3 43 (64.18%) SQL Server
4 42 (62.69%) .NET
5 38 (56.72%) C#
6 35 (52.24%) MVC
7 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
8 33 (49.25%) XML
8 33 (49.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 33 (49.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (47.76%) Microsoft Excel
10 31 (46.27%) Visual Studio
10 31 (46.27%) ASP.NET
10 31 (46.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (44.78%) SharePoint
11 30 (44.78%) Web Services
12 29 (43.28%) CSS
12 29 (43.28%) T-SQL
12 29 (43.28%) N-Tier
12 29 (43.28%) Technical Architecture
12 29 (43.28%) SQL Server 2016
12 29 (43.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (43.28%) jQuery
13 27 (40.30%) AngularJS
14 26 (38.81%) Degree
14 26 (38.81%) CRM
15 24 (35.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (35.82%) Cloud Computing
16 23 (34.33%) Finance

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (44.78%) SharePoint
2 21 (31.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (13.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (47.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.48%) NetSuite
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.49%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (1.49%) ION MarketView
4 1 (1.49%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.82%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) 3G
1 1 (1.49%) 4G
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (64.18%) SQL Server
2 31 (46.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (43.28%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (13.43%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.46%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (5.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (46.27%) Visual Studio
2 29 (43.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (19.40%) Selenium
4 3 (4.48%) JIRA
5 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.49%) Hudson
6 1 (1.49%) JBehave
6 1 (1.49%) JUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Maven
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Front Office
4 2 (2.99%) Billing
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Architect
1 29 (43.28%) Technical Architect
2 20 (29.85%) Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (19.40%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 11 (16.42%) Test Analyst
5 9 (13.43%) Applications Architect
5 9 (13.43%) Financial Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Service Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Team Leader
9 5 (7.46%) Tester
10 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Manager
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Test Manager
10 4 (5.97%) Test Manager
10 4 (5.97%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (62.69%) .NET
2 33 (49.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 33 (49.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 33 (49.25%) XML
3 31 (46.27%) ASP.NET
4 30 (44.78%) Web Services
5 29 (43.28%) CSS
5 29 (43.28%) jQuery
6 27 (40.30%) AngularJS
7 21 (31.34%) WCF
7 21 (31.34%) WPF
8 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.48%) HTML
10 2 (2.99%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.99%) SOAP
10 2 (2.99%) XSD
10 2 (2.99%) XSLT
11 1 (1.49%) Node.js
11 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.28%) N-Tier
2 21 (31.34%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (31.34%) Client/Server
3 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.97%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.48%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (4.48%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Android
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) Test Automation
2 35 (52.24%) MVC
3 29 (43.28%) Technical Architecture
4 26 (38.81%) CRM
5 24 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (35.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (31.34%) SOA
6 21 (31.34%) Software Architecture
6 21 (31.34%) TOGAF
6 21 (31.34%) Zachman Framework
7 18 (26.87%) BPR
7 18 (26.87%) SOLID
7 18 (26.87%) Systems Analysis
8 17 (25.37%) Scrum
9 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (23.88%) Test Scripting
10 13 (19.40%) Integration Testing
10 13 (19.40%) Regression Testing
10 13 (19.40%) Test Strategy
11 9 (13.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (73.13%) SQL
2 38 (56.72%) C#
3 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
4 29 (43.28%) T-SQL
5 21 (31.34%) VBA
6 5 (7.46%) Java
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
7 1 (1.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (38.81%) Degree
2 18 (26.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) EMIR
3 2 (2.99%) FATCA
3 2 (2.99%) MiFID
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Hyperion
3 2 (2.99%) ION Trading
3 2 (2.99%) Murex
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.49%) Teradata
4 1 (1.49%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) Workday
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