Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 284 347
Rank change year-on-year -6 +63 +3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 37 69 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.59% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.66% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 65 73
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £42,200 £26,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £77,750 £74,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -5.00%

System Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9215 10470 15479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.11% 89.42% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8316 9537 13409
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,150 £33,700
90th Percentile £94,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 23 (62.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (59.46%) Finance
3 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) Unit Testing
4 15 (40.54%) .NET
5 14 (37.84%) C#
6 12 (32.43%) MVC
6 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
7 11 (29.73%) Test Strategy
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
7 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.03%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
8 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (24.32%) Entity Framework
9 9 (24.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (24.32%) Test Planning
9 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (24.32%) Defect Management
9 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
9 9 (24.32%) Scrum
10 7 (18.92%) Degree
10 7 (18.92%) Mathematics
10 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
11 6 (16.22%) ISEB
11 6 (16.22%) HP UFT

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 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP CO
1 3 (8.11%) SAP FI
1 3 (8.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (5.41%) SAP MM
2 2 (5.41%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.70%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.22%) HP UFT
2 6 (16.22%) SpecFlow
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) GitLab
5 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) gulp
5 1 (2.70%) Hudson
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Test Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) C# Developer
4 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
4 9 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) .NET Applications Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Applications Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C# Application Developer
6 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Functional Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
3 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (24.32%) Entity Framework
3 9 (24.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (16.22%) Gherkin
5 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) CSS
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) LESS
6 2 (5.41%) Sass
7 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
7 1 (2.70%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.70%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (2.70%) Node.js
7 1 (2.70%) React
7 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (48.65%) Unit Testing
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) MVC
4 11 (29.73%) Test Strategy
5 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (27.03%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
6 9 (24.32%) Defect Management
6 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 9 (24.32%) Test Planning
7 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
7 7 (18.92%) Mathematics
7 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
8 6 (16.22%) BDD
8 6 (16.22%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (16.22%) Project Planning
8 6 (16.22%) Statistics
8 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
9 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) ES6
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) ISEB
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Hyperion
3 2 (5.41%) Murex
4 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Informatica
4 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.70%) Reuters
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) TOWER Software