The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 175 193 190
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 41 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.43% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.59% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 19
Average salary £40,000 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4150 4044 4374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.78% 73.15% 73.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2792 3111 3681
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +27 31 £40,000 -31.62% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £19,000 - 1
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
2 41 (44.57%) .NET
3 40 (43.48%) C#
4 37 (40.22%) XML
4 37 (40.22%) Finance
5 32 (34.78%) Windows
5 32 (34.78%) HP Quality Center
6 29 (31.52%) Integration Testing
7 26 (28.26%) SQL
8 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (26.09%) Manual Testing
10 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 23 (25.00%) VB.NET
10 23 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 21 (22.83%) QuickTest Pro
11 21 (22.83%) VBScript
11 21 (22.83%) Automation Testing
12 19 (20.65%) Scrum
13 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
13 17 (18.48%) Client/Server
13 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (18.48%) RESTful
13 17 (18.48%) Jenkins
14 16 (17.39%) Web Services
15 14 (15.22%) Linux
15 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
15 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
15 14 (15.22%) ISEB
15 14 (15.22%) WCF

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.13%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.17%) CICS
4 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 23 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.13%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) QlikView
4 2 (2.17%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 21 (22.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (18.48%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.35%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.09%) Ant
5 1 (1.09%) JUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) NUnit
5 1 (1.09%) NCover
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 37 (40.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Games
4 2 (2.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Analyst
2 29 (31.52%) Developer
3 27 (29.35%) Test Analyst
4 21 (22.83%) Programmer
5 20 (21.74%) SQL Developer
6 16 (17.39%) Tester
7 15 (16.30%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (16.30%) Team Leader
8 14 (15.22%) Senior Test Analyst
9 13 (14.13%) Development Team Manager
9 13 (14.13%) Development Manager
9 13 (14.13%) Development Team Leader
9 13 (14.13%) .NET Team Leader
10 10 (10.87%) Database Engineer
10 10 (10.87%) SQL Programmer
11 9 (9.78%) Test Engineer
12 8 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
13 7 (7.61%) Senior Tester
13 7 (7.61%) Senior Automation Tester
13 7 (7.61%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (44.57%) .NET
2 37 (40.22%) XML
3 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (18.48%) RESTful
5 16 (17.39%) Web Services
6 14 (15.22%) WCF
6 14 (15.22%) WPF
7 13 (14.13%) jQuery
7 13 (14.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (14.13%) HTML
7 13 (14.13%) XSLT
7 13 (14.13%) CSS
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.35%) LAMP
9 2 (2.17%) Ajax
10 1 (1.09%) JSP
10 1 (1.09%) Struts
10 1 (1.09%) JAXB
10 1 (1.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.43%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (4.35%) Open Source
4 2 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Handset
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.78%) Windows
2 14 (15.22%) Linux
3 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.26%) UNIX
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) Integration Testing
2 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.09%) Manual Testing
4 21 (22.83%) Automation Testing
5 19 (20.65%) Scrum
6 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.13%) Test Scripting
7 13 (14.13%) Quality Management
8 11 (11.96%) Test Management
9 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
9 10 (10.87%) ETL
10 9 (9.78%) Regression Testing
10 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.52%) Usability Testing
12 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.43%) Change Management
13 5 (5.43%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.48%) C#
2 26 (28.26%) SQL
3 23 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 21 (22.83%) VBScript
5 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.43%) Java
6 5 (5.43%) Python
7 4 (4.35%) Perl
7 4 (4.35%) PHP
7 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.17%) NATURAL
8 2 (2.17%) JCL
8 2 (2.17%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) COBOL
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) ISEB
2 13 (14.13%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.09%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (1.09%) MBCS
7 1 (1.09%) CITP
7 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 32 (34.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) IBM
3 7 (7.61%) HP
4 6 (6.52%) Informatica
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle
5 5 (5.43%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.26%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.09%) Sun
7 1 (1.09%) Telerik
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