The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 157 190 183
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 71 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 0.47% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.60% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 70 12 30
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £37,750 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
System Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4454 4199 3971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.06% 79.26% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3065 3195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

System Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +35 43 £40,000 - 6
Maidenhead +12 12 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Slough +4 6 £48,750 +30.00%
Bracknell -19 6 £47,500 -1.04% 2
Newbury - 2 £27,500 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 56 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (45.26%) .NET
3 42 (44.21%) C#
4 27 (28.42%) Selenium
5 25 (26.32%) QA
5 25 (26.32%) Web Services
6 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
6 23 (24.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 22 (23.16%) Telerik
7 22 (23.16%) WPF
8 21 (22.11%) Software Engineering
9 20 (21.05%) jQuery
9 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (20.00%) DevExpress
11 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (18.95%) Waterfall
11 18 (18.95%) Degree
11 18 (18.95%) Automation Testing
11 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET
11 18 (18.95%) MVC
12 17 (17.89%) HTML
12 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
12 17 (17.89%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (17.89%) OO
12 17 (17.89%) Computer Science
13 16 (16.84%) CSS
13 16 (16.84%) ISEB
14 15 (15.79%) ISTQB
14 15 (15.79%) Mobile App

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.37%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.47%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Wireshark
1 3 (3.16%) LTE
1 3 (3.16%) 4G
1 3 (3.16%) WiMAX
1 3 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.16%) Wireless
1 3 (3.16%) Broadband
1 3 (3.16%) VoIP
1 3 (3.16%) 802.11
2 1 (1.05%) Intranet
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (28.42%) Selenium
2 23 (24.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (12.63%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.37%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (7.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Marketing
2 1 (1.05%) Advertising
2 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Developer
2 24 (25.26%) Software Engineer
3 23 (24.21%) Software Developer
4 20 (21.05%) Tester
5 18 (18.95%) Junior
6 16 (16.84%) Automation Tester
6 16 (16.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (16.84%) C# Developer
6 16 (16.84%) Test Engineer
7 15 (15.79%) Software Tester
7 15 (15.79%) Junior Tester
7 15 (15.79%) Analyst
7 15 (15.79%) Junior Software Tester
8 13 (13.68%) Test Manager
8 13 (13.68%) Test Analyst
8 13 (13.68%) .NET Developer
9 11 (11.58%) Graduate Software Tester
9 11 (11.58%) QA Engineer
9 11 (11.58%) Junior Test Engineer
9 11 (11.58%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.26%) .NET
2 25 (26.32%) Web Services
3 22 (23.16%) WPF
4 20 (21.05%) jQuery
5 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET
6 17 (17.89%) HTML
7 16 (16.84%) CSS
8 13 (13.68%) .NET Framework
9 8 (8.42%) WCF
10 7 (7.37%) RESTful
10 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (7.37%) XML
11 5 (5.26%) NHibernate
11 5 (5.26%) StructureMap
11 5 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
12 4 (4.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (17.89%) Computer Science
3 15 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.37%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.32%) Social Media
6 5 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (4.21%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.05%) User Experience
9 1 (1.05%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) UNIX
3 3 (3.16%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.11%) Software Engineering
3 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (18.95%) Waterfall
4 18 (18.95%) Automation Testing
4 18 (18.95%) MVC
5 17 (17.89%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (17.89%) OO
6 14 (14.74%) Unit Testing
7 13 (13.68%) Web Application Development
8 11 (11.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.42%) Integration Testing
9 8 (8.42%) MVVM
10 7 (7.37%) Data Migration
10 7 (7.37%) Scrum
10 7 (7.37%) Migration
10 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.32%) Test Management
11 6 (6.32%) Usability Testing
12 5 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.21%) C#
2 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.58%) SQL
4 5 (5.26%) VBScript
5 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.21%) C++
6 2 (2.11%) VB
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Degree
2 16 (16.84%) ISEB
3 15 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.16%) Telerik
3 19 (20.00%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.16%) HP
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Capita
6 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.05%) VMware
6 1 (1.05%) Kofax
6 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + pension + health + phone +
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £50000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 days holi
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 45k +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Required IT
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago