Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 475 507 552
Rank change year-on-year +32 +45 -121
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 413 358 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 339 276 339
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £40,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £85,000 £70,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68869 67817 79798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 90.61% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52972 58374 67234
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in London

System Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for System Testing in London

System Testing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in London

System Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -36 45 £52,500 -4.55% 6
West London -7 11 £47,500 -13.64%
South London +2 8 £65,000 +52.94% 2
North London - 3 £42,000 -
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 183 (44.31%) SQL
2 176 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (40.44%) Finance
4 151 (36.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 123 (29.78%) Test Automation
6 120 (29.06%) SQL Server
7 119 (28.81%) Unit Testing
8 116 (28.09%) .NET
9 107 (25.91%) Microsoft
10 101 (24.46%) C#
11 89 (21.55%) QA
12 75 (18.16%) Test Scripting
13 74 (17.92%) Scrum
14 72 (17.43%) JavaScript
15 71 (17.19%) SDLC
16 66 (15.98%) Regression Testing
17 65 (15.74%) ISEB
17 65 (15.74%) JIRA
18 63 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
19 62 (15.01%) Oracle
19 62 (15.01%) Team Foundation Server
20 57 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
20 57 (13.80%) AngularJS
21 56 (13.56%) MVC
22 55 (13.32%) Integration Testing
23 52 (12.59%) HTML
23 52 (12.59%) Degree
24 50 (12.11%) Test Management
25 49 (11.86%) Selenium
26 47 (11.38%) Validation

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 27 (6.54%) Apache Spark
2 16 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.66%) IIS
4 7 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.45%) Confluence
5 6 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.73%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.24%) CMS
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (10.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (5.57%) Oracle Financials
2 22 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (3.87%) Oracle Assets
3 16 (3.87%) Oracle Payables
3 16 (3.87%) Oracle Receivables
4 14 (3.39%) SAP CO
4 14 (3.39%) SAP FI
4 14 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (3.15%) Oracle iProcurement
6 12 (2.91%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (2.66%) Oracle Cash Management
7 11 (2.66%) Oracle Retail
8 10 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (2.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 8 (1.94%) HFM
11 7 (1.69%) Oracle FAH
12 6 (1.45%) SAP SD
13 5 (1.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.66%) BlazeMeter
3 7 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.21%) SaaS
6 4 (0.97%) GitHub
7 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.73%) Force.com
7 3 (0.73%) Google Play
7 3 (0.73%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.48%) npm
9 1 (0.24%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.69%) HTTP
2 6 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.48%) Firewall
4 2 (0.48%) Intranet
4 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.24%) 3G
5 1 (0.24%) 4G
5 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.24%) LDAP
5 1 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) RTP
5 1 (0.24%) VoIP
5 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (29.06%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (6.78%) Big Data
4 26 (6.30%) Hadoop
5 18 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.15%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.91%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.42%) MySQL
11 9 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.94%) DB2
12 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 5 (1.21%) Power BI
15 5 (1.21%) SQLPlus
16 4 (0.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 65 (15.74%) JIRA
2 62 (15.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (11.86%) Selenium
4 40 (9.69%) Visual Studio
5 37 (8.96%) Jenkins
6 35 (8.47%) Git (software)
7 27 (6.54%) HP UFT
8 26 (6.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (6.30%) Cucumber
9 25 (6.05%) Bitbucket
10 21 (5.08%) Zephyr
11 19 (4.60%) SpecFlow
12 18 (4.36%) SoapUI
12 18 (4.36%) TeamCity
13 11 (2.66%) JMeter
14 10 (2.42%) Appium
15 9 (2.18%) Subversion
16 7 (1.69%) Rational Functional Tester
17 6 (1.45%) SilkTest
17 6 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 167 (40.44%) Finance
2 38 (9.20%) Banking
3 35 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.33%) Retail
5 19 (4.60%) Front Office
6 13 (3.15%) Billing
6 13 (3.15%) General Ledger
7 11 (2.66%) Back Office
7 11 (2.66%) Military
8 9 (2.18%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.18%) Marketing
9 6 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.21%) Games
11 4 (0.97%) Legal
11 4 (0.97%) Publishing
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 141 (34.14%) Developer
2 140 (33.90%) Analyst
3 82 (19.85%) Test Analyst
4 63 (15.25%) SQL Developer
5 54 (13.08%) C# Developer
6 46 (11.14%) .NET Developer
7 39 (9.44%) Consultant
8 37 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (7.02%) Tester
10 27 (6.54%) SAP Consultant
11 25 (6.05%) Applications Developer
12 24 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 22 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (5.08%) Financial Analyst
15 20 (4.84%) Oracle Analyst
15 20 (4.84%) Software Engineer
16 18 (4.36%) C# Application Developer
17 17 (4.12%) .NET Applications Developer
17 17 (4.12%) Java Developer
18 16 (3.87%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (28.09%) .NET
2 57 (13.80%) AngularJS
3 52 (12.59%) HTML
4 46 (11.14%) .NET Framework
5 45 (10.90%) Web Services
6 37 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (8.96%) CSS
7 34 (8.23%) XML
8 30 (7.26%) ASP.NET
9 29 (7.02%) JSON
9 29 (7.02%) Kafka
10 27 (6.54%) SOAP
11 23 (5.57%) Entity Framework
11 23 (5.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (5.08%) jQuery
14 16 (3.87%) HTML5
15 14 (3.39%) XHTML
16 12 (2.91%) CSS3
16 12 (2.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.51%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.57%) Smart Meter
4 22 (5.33%) Fixed Income
4 22 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 19 (4.60%) Virtual Team
6 15 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.39%) User Experience
8 12 (2.91%) Equities
9 10 (2.42%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.42%) PKI
10 9 (2.18%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.97%) Digital Currency
13 4 (0.97%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.73%) FMCG
14 3 (0.73%) Wiki
15 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.47%) Windows
2 25 (6.05%) Apple iOS
3 23 (5.57%) Android
4 21 (5.08%) Linux
5 14 (3.39%) Unix
5 14 (3.39%) Windows 10
5 14 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.66%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.97%) CentOS
8 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.48%) VMS
9 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (36.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 123 (29.78%) Test Automation
4 119 (28.81%) Unit Testing
5 75 (18.16%) Test Scripting
6 74 (17.92%) Scrum
7 71 (17.19%) SDLC
8 66 (15.98%) Regression Testing
9 57 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (13.56%) MVC
11 55 (13.32%) Integration Testing
12 50 (12.11%) Test Management
13 47 (11.38%) Validation
14 46 (11.14%) Functional Testing
15 42 (10.17%) Mathematics
16 41 (9.93%) Time Management
17 36 (8.72%) Scenario Testing
17 36 (8.72%) Software Engineering
18 35 (8.47%) Test Strategy
19 34 (8.23%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 183 (44.31%) SQL
2 101 (24.46%) C#
3 72 (17.43%) JavaScript
4 41 (9.93%) Java
5 25 (6.05%) Scala
6 19 (4.60%) C
7 17 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.87%) PHP
8 16 (3.87%) PL/SQL
8 16 (3.87%) Python
9 12 (2.91%) C++
9 12 (2.91%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.94%) Objective-C
10 8 (1.94%) Ruby
11 6 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.45%) Perl
12 3 (0.73%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.73%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.48%) ES6
14 1 (0.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 65 (15.74%) ISEB
2 52 (12.59%) Degree
3 38 (9.20%) ISTQB
4 23 (5.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (3.15%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.66%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.48%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (21.55%) QA
2 20 (4.84%) PMO
3 5 (1.21%) MiFID
4 4 (0.97%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.45%) Ansible
2 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 107 (25.91%) Microsoft
2 62 (15.01%) Oracle
3 43 (10.41%) SAP
4 29 (7.02%) HP
5 25 (6.05%) RedGate
6 13 (3.15%) Remedy
7 12 (2.91%) VMware
8 11 (2.66%) Retek
8 11 (2.66%) Xerox
9 9 (2.18%) Charles River
9 9 (2.18%) Hyperion
10 8 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.69%) ION Trading
12 6 (1.45%) IBM
12 6 (1.45%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.45%) TOWER Software
13 4 (0.97%) Capita
13 4 (0.97%) Pardot
13 4 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (0.73%) Google