IT & Software Skills Tests

Where skills and knowledge levels of IT and Software packages are an essential part of a job, testing candidates before deciding whether to interview them saves you time, effort and dollars.

Gaining a picture of whether candidates exceed the technical requirements of the role and should be accelerated through to interview, fall too far short of the benchmark to qualify for an interview, or pinpoint where a candidate would need training if appointed dramatically lifts the efficiency and effectiveness of your recruitment processes.

We have access to over 2,000 skills and knowledge test titles, the most popular of which can be categorised as Software Tests & IT Skills Tests.

IT Skills Tests

Over 500 tests available online to assess IT candidates technical skills and knowledge in roles as diverse as Web Developers, Software Engineers, Coders & Programmers, Technical Support Helpdesk, Field IT Support, Repairs & Maintenance Staff & IT Contractors.

Tests identify current skills and knowledge at basic, intermediate and advanced level compared to an international norm group of users of each IT package/system, identifying priority development areas for candidates’ appointed and an objective measure for rejecting candidates’ who fall short of your technical selection criteria.

 

Over 500 tests available online to assess IT candidates technical skills and knowledge in roles as diverse as Web Developers, Software Engineers, Coders & Programmers, Technical Support Helpdesk, Field IT Support, Repairs & Maintenance Staff & IT Contractors.

it skills tests

Tests identify current skills and knowledge at basic, intermediate and advanced level compared to an international norm group of users of each IT package/system, identifying priority development areas for candidates’ appointed and an objective measure for rejecting candidates’ who fall short of your technical selection criteria.

Sample IT Skills Tests & Reports

The Structured Query Language (SQL) (ANSI) Fundamentals test measures the candidate’s knowledge of database queries using ANSI SQL. Designed for entry-level database programmers and administrators, this test covers the following topics:

  • Aggregated Data Queries (GROUP BY)
  • Data Definition Language (DDL)
  • Data Modification
  • Limiting the Return Set
  • Multiple Table Queries (SELECT with Joins)
  • Single Table Queries (SELECT)
  • Transactions
  • Using Functions and Constant Values.

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Software Skills Tests

 

Simulated tests require candidates to demonstrate their skills by carrying out tasks using a simulated version of the actual software, a huge advantage over simple multiple-choice tests about the software.

Many tests are available in basic/intermediate and advanced levels, enabling clients to suit the requirements of the role to their testing, and all tests can be completed online.

Simulated tests require candidates to demonstrate their skills by carrying out tasks using a simulated version of the actual software, a huge advantage over simple multiple-choice tests about the software.

software skills tests

Many tests are available in basic/intermediate and advanced levels, enabling clients to suit the requirements of the role to their testing, and all tests can be completed online.

Sample Software Tests & Reports

The full suite of Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and Word, available as individual tests or combined tests on all Microsoft Office products.  Versions 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 & 2013, mostly in simulated environments and at Basic/Intermediate and Advanced levels.

  • Click here for a MS-Excel 2010 Basic & Intermediate Level sample report
  • Click here for a MS-Excel 2013 Advanced Level sample report

See the full list of software skills tests in “The Complete Software Skills Test List” box, and give us a call to match the right test for your organisation’s roles.

Contact us today to see how IT & software skills tests can help you choose the right candidate for the job and make the most of your existing workforce.

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The average cost of bad recruitment is 140% of the salary for the role*. That’s a $70,000 mistake on a $50,000 a year job.

Save time, money, stress and your reputation with online IT & software skills testing.

*Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) Study