The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 432 432 414
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 490 662 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.68% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.76% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 384 491 627
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71582 86916 87623
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.15% 88.63% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59383 72761 71685
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

System Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for System Testing in England

System Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in England

System Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
London -14 166 £55,000 +22.22% 17
South East +17 121 £37,500 -11.76% 15
South West +26 51 £42,000 +3.06% 5
East of England +21 40 £40,000 -11.11%
North West -10 37 £28,750 -11.53% 13
West Midlands +4 28 £40,000 -8.57% 6
Yorkshire +22 25 £35,000 +14.75% 3
North East +17 11 £35,375 - 3
East Midlands +8 8 £45,000 - 2
System Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 432 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (38.54%) SQL
3 286 (27.55%) Finance
4 283 (27.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 263 (25.34%) SQL Server
6 232 (22.35%) Microsoft
7 225 (21.68%) .NET
8 210 (20.23%) QA
9 199 (19.17%) C#
10 197 (18.98%) Unit Testing
11 185 (17.82%) Automated Testing
12 184 (17.73%) Regression Testing
13 168 (16.18%) Java
14 167 (16.09%) ISTQB
15 160 (15.41%) ISEB
16 148 (14.26%) SDLC
17 138 (13.29%) Oracle
18 135 (13.01%) MVC
19 132 (12.72%) Test Strategy
20 129 (12.43%) MS Excel
21 128 (12.33%) JavaScript
22 126 (12.14%) Degree
23 125 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
24 124 (11.95%) Windows
25 123 (11.85%) Scrum
25 123 (11.85%) Test Scripting
25 123 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
26 121 (11.66%) ASP.NET
27 117 (11.27%) Project Management
28 116 (11.18%) Selenium

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 44 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.41%) IIS
3 24 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 18 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.54%) Confluence
5 16 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.29%) CMS
10 2 (0.19%) Apache
10 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.19%) GemFire
10 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.19%) SAS
10 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 129 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.79%) MS Office
3 21 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.64%) SAP CO
2 17 (1.64%) SAP FI
2 17 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (1.25%) Oracle HRMS
5 7 (0.67%) Oracle Payroll
6 6 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.58%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 5 (0.48%) Infor SunSystems
7 5 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.39%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.29%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.29%) SAP Retail
10 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.19%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.70%) SaaS
3 27 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (0.96%) CloudFront
6 7 (0.67%) Lucidchart
7 6 (0.58%) GitHub
7 6 (0.58%) PaaS
8 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.29%) Taleo
9 1 (0.096%) Office 365
9 1 (0.096%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.83%) FTP
2 15 (1.45%) Internet
3 14 (1.35%) HTTP
4 11 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.67%) Firewall
6 4 (0.39%) ATM
6 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.29%) 4G
7 3 (0.29%) VoIP
8 2 (0.19%) 3G
8 2 (0.19%) VXLAN
9 1 (0.096%) GPRS
9 1 (0.096%) GSM
9 1 (0.096%) Network Security
9 1 (0.096%) SSH
9 1 (0.096%) VPN
9 1 (0.096%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 41 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (3.76%) Hadoop
5 38 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (3.56%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.28%) NoSQL
8 29 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.50%) MySQL
10 25 (2.41%) Oracle Database
11 24 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
12 20 (1.93%) OLTP
13 19 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (1.54%) MS Access
16 16 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (1.35%) DB2
17 14 (1.35%) KDB
Development Applications
1 123 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 116 (11.18%) Selenium
3 77 (7.42%) JIRA
4 59 (5.68%) WebDriver
5 56 (5.39%) Visual Studio
6 47 (4.53%) SoapUI
7 46 (4.43%) Jenkins
8 40 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 40 (3.85%) Git (software)
9 37 (3.56%) JUnit
10 22 (2.12%) Eclipse
11 20 (1.93%) HP UFT
12 18 (1.73%) NetBeans
13 17 (1.64%) FitNesse
14 16 (1.54%) Hudson
14 16 (1.54%) SpecFlow
15 12 (1.16%) JMeter
15 12 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (1.06%) NUnit
16 11 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 286 (27.55%) Finance
2 49 (4.72%) Retail
3 40 (3.85%) Banking
4 26 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 26 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.41%) Front Office
6 15 (1.45%) German Language
6 15 (1.45%) Marketing
7 12 (1.16%) Games
8 10 (0.96%) General Ledger
8 10 (0.96%) Law
8 10 (0.96%) Publishing
9 9 (0.87%) Legal
10 8 (0.77%) Advertising
11 6 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.48%) Automotive
12 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.29%) Back Office
13 3 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 351 (33.82%) Analyst
2 274 (26.40%) Developer
3 168 (16.18%) Test Analyst
4 100 (9.63%) Business Analyst
5 79 (7.61%) Tester
6 78 (7.51%) .NET Developer
7 70 (6.74%) Senior Developer
8 68 (6.55%) Java Developer
9 62 (5.97%) C# Developer
10 60 (5.78%) Consultant
11 52 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 51 (4.91%) Test Manager
13 44 (4.24%) Project Manager
14 42 (4.05%) Test Engineer
15 41 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
16 37 (3.56%) QA Engineer
17 36 (3.47%) Architect
18 35 (3.37%) Lead Developer
19 34 (3.28%) QA Analyst
20 31 (2.99%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (21.68%) .NET
2 121 (11.66%) ASP.NET
3 112 (10.79%) CSS
4 111 (10.69%) HTML
5 107 (10.31%) Web Services
6 99 (9.54%) XML
7 78 (7.51%) jQuery
8 71 (6.84%) SOAP
9 57 (5.49%) WPF
10 56 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (5.20%) REST
12 46 (4.43%) AngularJS
13 44 (4.24%) Spring
14 42 (4.05%) J2EE
15 41 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 41 (3.95%) Gherkin
15 41 (3.95%) WCF
16 38 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 37 (3.56%) JSON
18 35 (3.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 116 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 41 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 33 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.41%) N-Tier
8 18 (1.73%) PMI
9 17 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.35%) Equities
10 14 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.35%) User Experience
11 13 (1.25%) AS400
11 13 (1.25%) Derivative
11 13 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (1.16%) iSeries
13 11 (1.06%) Life Science
14 10 (0.96%) W3C
15 9 (0.87%) Online Games
16 8 (0.77%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 124 (11.95%) Windows
2 67 (6.45%) Linux
3 58 (5.59%) Unix
4 42 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 38 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 37 (3.56%) Android
7 17 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.67%) Solaris
9 7 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.39%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.29%) VMS
14 2 (0.19%) CentOS
15 1 (0.096%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.096%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (27.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 197 (18.98%) Unit Testing
4 185 (17.82%) Automated Testing
5 184 (17.73%) Regression Testing
6 148 (14.26%) SDLC
7 135 (13.01%) MVC
8 132 (12.72%) Test Strategy
9 125 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
10 123 (11.85%) Scrum
10 123 (11.85%) Test Scripting
11 117 (11.27%) Project Management
12 115 (11.08%) Test Automation
13 101 (9.73%) Integration Testing
14 100 (9.63%) CRM
14 100 (9.63%) Software Testing
15 87 (8.38%) Functional Testing
16 85 (8.19%) Software Engineering
17 84 (8.09%) TDD
18 71 (6.84%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 400 (38.54%) SQL
2 199 (19.17%) C#
3 168 (16.18%) Java
4 128 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 88 (8.48%) T-SQL
6 57 (5.49%) PL/SQL
7 38 (3.66%) PHP
8 36 (3.47%) VB.NET
9 34 (3.28%) C++
10 33 (3.18%) Python
11 27 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 25 (2.41%) C
13 22 (2.12%) VBA
14 20 (1.93%) VBScript
15 19 (1.83%) Scala
16 18 (1.73%) Haskell
16 18 (1.73%) VB
17 15 (1.45%) Ruby
18 11 (1.06%) RPG
19 10 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 167 (16.09%) ISTQB
2 160 (15.41%) ISEB
3 126 (12.14%) Degree
4 44 (4.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 43 (4.14%) Security Cleared
6 36 (3.47%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.83%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.83%) PMP
8 9 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (0.77%) PhD
10 6 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.29%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.29%) CBAP
11 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.19%) CEH
12 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.19%) MBA
13 1 (0.096%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (20.23%) QA
2 13 (1.25%) SLA
3 10 (0.96%) GAMP
4 6 (0.58%) MiFID
5 5 (0.48%) EMIR
5 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.29%) GCP
7 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.19%) FATCA
8 2 (0.19%) PMO
9 1 (0.096%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (1.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 19 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 15 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.25%) Docker
5 10 (0.96%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.29%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.19%) HDFS
8 1 (0.096%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 26 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.29%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.096%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.096%) Puppet
4 1 (0.096%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 232 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 138 (13.29%) Oracle
3 45 (4.34%) SAP
4 26 (2.50%) HP
5 24 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (2.12%) Atlassian
7 20 (1.93%) VMware
8 14 (1.35%) Vertica
9 12 (1.16%) Intel
10 11 (1.06%) Informatica
10 11 (1.06%) Teradata
11 10 (0.96%) IFS
12 9 (0.87%) BT
13 7 (0.67%) Infor
13 7 (0.67%) Tableau
13 7 (0.67%) Thunderhead
14 6 (0.58%) Cognos
14 6 (0.58%) hybris
14 6 (0.58%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.48%) IBM
Rugby, Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
GTA
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 per annum;
Posted: 8 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hove, East Sussex
HFG
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Part Remote
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
TJ Peel
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago