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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 172 208 200
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 53 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.55% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 53 17 22
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +38.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £38,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
4594 4565 4149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.84% 78.94% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 3311 3374
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +29 35 £40,000 -14.43% 5
Maidenhead - 8 £57,500 - 1
Slough +1 6 £48,750 +39.28%
Bracknell -19 4 £47,500 +2.15% 2
Newbury - 3 £22,500 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (47.50%) .NET
3 37 (46.25%) C#
4 27 (33.75%) Web Services
5 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 21 (26.25%) WPF
6 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (23.75%) QA
8 18 (22.50%) SQL
8 18 (22.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 17 (21.25%) Software Engineering
9 17 (21.25%) Selenium
10 16 (20.00%) Telerik
11 15 (18.75%) jQuery
11 15 (18.75%) Automation Testing
11 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
13 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
13 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
13 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
13 13 (16.25%) MVC
13 13 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (16.25%) RESTful
13 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (16.25%) Waterfall
13 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
14 12 (15.00%) HTML
14 12 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (15.00%) OO
14 12 (15.00%) Client/Server

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (8.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Broadband
1 2 (2.50%) VoIP
1 2 (2.50%) 802.11
1 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.50%) Wireless
1 2 (2.50%) WiMAX
1 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
1 2 (2.50%) LTE
1 2 (2.50%) 4G
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (21.25%) Selenium
3 13 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.75%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 5 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.25%) Maven
7 1 (1.25%) Ant
7 1 (1.25%) JUnit
7 1 (1.25%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 19 (23.75%) Software Developer
4 18 (22.50%) Tester
5 15 (18.75%) Analyst
5 15 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 15 (18.75%) Automation Tester
6 14 (17.50%) Programmer
7 13 (16.25%) Test Analyst
7 13 (16.25%) Junior
8 12 (15.00%) C# Developer
8 12 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
9 10 (12.50%) Software Tester
9 10 (12.50%) .NET Developer
9 10 (12.50%) Junior Tester
10 8 (10.00%) QA Engineer
10 8 (10.00%) QA Tester
10 8 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
10 8 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (47.50%) .NET
2 27 (33.75%) Web Services
3 21 (26.25%) WPF
4 15 (18.75%) jQuery
5 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
6 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
6 13 (16.25%) RESTful
6 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (15.00%) HTML
8 11 (13.75%) CSS
8 11 (13.75%) XML
8 11 (13.75%) WCF
9 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.25%) StructureMap
10 5 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (6.25%) NHibernate
11 4 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 8 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
4 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (5.00%) Social Media
7 3 (3.75%) Open Source
8 2 (2.50%) Handset
9 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) UNIX
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (21.25%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.75%) Automation Testing
5 13 (16.25%) Waterfall
5 13 (16.25%) MVC
6 12 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (15.00%) OO
6 12 (15.00%) Scrum
6 12 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.50%) MVVM
9 6 (7.50%) Migration
10 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) C#
2 18 (22.50%) SQL
3 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.00%) VBScript
5 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.00%) PHP
6 4 (5.00%) Java
7 3 (3.75%) Python
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) ISEB
2 11 (13.75%) Degree
3 10 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) CITP
6 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.25%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (1.25%) MBCS
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) Telerik
3 12 (15.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.25%) Sun
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Kofax
4 1 (1.25%) VMware
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