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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 176 171 206
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 47 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.86% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.13% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 16
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £36,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
4355 4338 3919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.75% 76.17% 73.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3134 2966
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -3 37 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Maidenhead -7 8 £58,750 +11.90%
Slough +10 5 £60,000 +26.31% 1
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 60 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (46.61%) C#
3 52 (44.07%) .NET
4 35 (29.66%) Software Engineering
5 34 (28.81%) Selenium
6 32 (27.12%) Mobile App
7 28 (23.73%) SQL
7 28 (23.73%) Web Services
8 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
8 25 (21.19%) jQuery
9 24 (20.34%) QA
9 24 (20.34%) ASP.NET
9 24 (20.34%) OO
10 23 (19.49%) HTML
10 23 (19.49%) Telerik
11 22 (18.64%) ISTQB
11 22 (18.64%) Degree
11 22 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (18.64%) ISEB
12 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
13 19 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (16.10%) Cucumber
13 19 (16.10%) QuickTest Pro
13 19 (16.10%) MySQL
13 19 (16.10%) MVC
14 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
14 18 (15.25%) Waterfall
14 18 (15.25%) DevExpress
14 18 (15.25%) WPF
14 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.24%) IIS
3 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.39%) Liferay
3 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.63%) InfoPath
3 5 (4.24%) MS Office
4 3 (2.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) SAP FI-GL
1 6 (5.08%) SAP CO
1 6 (5.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (5.08%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.47%) Google App Engine
2 10 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Wireshark
1 2 (1.69%) WiMAX
1 2 (1.69%) LTE
1 2 (1.69%) 4G
1 2 (1.69%) Broadband
1 2 (1.69%) VoIP
1 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.69%) Wireless
1 2 (1.69%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.10%) MySQL
2 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.54%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.85%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 34 (28.81%) Selenium
2 19 (16.10%) Cucumber
2 19 (16.10%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (4.24%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 4 (3.39%) Subversion
6 4 (3.39%) Maven
6 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.39%) Ant
6 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.39%) Log4j
7 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
1 9 (7.63%) Aerospace
2 6 (5.08%) Banking
2 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Advertising
4 3 (2.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (39.83%) Developer
2 33 (27.97%) Software Engineer
3 29 (24.58%) Software Developer
4 19 (16.10%) Test Manager
4 19 (16.10%) C# Developer
5 18 (15.25%) .NET Developer
6 17 (14.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (13.56%) Junior
8 15 (12.71%) Tester
8 15 (12.71%) Software Tester
8 15 (12.71%) Junior Tester
8 15 (12.71%) Junior Software Tester
9 12 (10.17%) Senior Developer
10 11 (9.32%) QA Engineer
10 11 (9.32%) Software Test Engineer
10 11 (9.32%) QA Tester
10 11 (9.32%) Test Engineer
10 11 (9.32%) Graduate
10 11 (9.32%) Junior Test Engineer
10 11 (9.32%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.07%) .NET
2 28 (23.73%) Web Services
3 25 (21.19%) jQuery
4 24 (20.34%) ASP.NET
5 23 (19.49%) HTML
6 19 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (15.25%) WPF
8 17 (14.41%) CSS
9 10 (8.47%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.47%) WCF
10 9 (7.63%) Ajax
11 8 (6.78%) REST
11 8 (6.78%) HTML5
11 8 (6.78%) XML
12 6 (5.08%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.24%) XSL
13 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.24%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (4.24%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.24%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.12%) Mobile App
2 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
3 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.63%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.93%) Social Media
6 6 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (3.39%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.85%) User Experience
10 1 (0.85%) Open Source
10 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 12 (10.17%) UNIX
3 8 (6.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.66%) Software Engineering
3 24 (20.34%) OO
4 22 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (16.10%) MVC
6 18 (15.25%) Waterfall
7 17 (14.41%) Unit Testing
7 17 (14.41%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (12.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (11.86%) Automation Testing
10 13 (11.02%) Web Application Development
11 10 (8.47%) Usability Testing
11 10 (8.47%) OOP
12 9 (7.63%) Migration
12 9 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.93%) Test Management
14 6 (5.08%) Test Scripting
14 6 (5.08%) Scrum
15 5 (4.24%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.61%) C#
2 28 (23.73%) SQL
3 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.71%) PHP
5 12 (10.17%) VB
6 10 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.24%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.24%) Java
7 5 (4.24%) C++
8 4 (3.39%) XPath
8 4 (3.39%) XQuery
9 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (18.64%) ISTQB
1 22 (18.64%) Degree
1 22 (18.64%) ISEB
2 6 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.54%) APMP
3 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.34%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) TickIT
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.69%) Iperf
Vendors
1 23 (19.49%) Telerik
2 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.25%) DevExpress
3 10 (8.47%) Google
4 6 (5.08%) SAP
5 5 (4.24%) Oracle
6 4 (3.39%) HP
6 4 (3.39%) VMware
7 3 (2.54%) IBM
7 3 (2.54%) Capita
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.85%) Twitter
8 1 (0.85%) Zend
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ediTRACK
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago