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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 191 198 198
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 35 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.59% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.50% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 13
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £31,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,250 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
4435 4186 4246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.97% 74.18% 75.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2971 3176 3532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 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 22 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 +25 28 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Maidenhead - 2 £19,000 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 42 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 40 (45.98%) .NET
3 39 (44.83%) C#
4 35 (40.23%) XML
5 33 (37.93%) Finance
5 33 (37.93%) HP Quality Center
6 30 (34.48%) Integration Testing
7 28 (32.18%) Windows
7 28 (32.18%) SQL
8 25 (28.74%) Manual Testing
9 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
11 22 (25.29%) QuickTest Pro
11 22 (25.29%) VBScript
11 22 (25.29%) Automation Testing
12 21 (24.14%) Scrum
13 20 (22.99%) VB.NET
13 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
14 19 (21.84%) Client/Server
14 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
14 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (21.84%) RESTful
14 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (20.69%) Web Services
16 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
17 16 (18.39%) WCF
17 16 (18.39%) WPF
18 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (17.24%) ISEB
19 14 (16.09%) Linux

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.49%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.30%) CICS
4 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.49%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) Adabas
3 2 (2.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
2 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.60%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.15%) NCover
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.15%) Maven
5 1 (1.15%) NUnit
5 1 (1.15%) Ant
5 1 (1.15%) JUnit
5 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (37.93%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Analyst
2 31 (35.63%) Developer
3 29 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 22 (25.29%) SQL Developer
5 18 (20.69%) Programmer
6 17 (19.54%) Tester
7 15 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (17.24%) Senior Test Analyst
8 12 (13.79%) Database Engineer
8 12 (13.79%) SQL Programmer
9 11 (12.64%) Team Leader
10 10 (11.49%) Test Engineer
10 10 (11.49%) Development Team Leader
10 10 (11.49%) Development Manager
10 10 (11.49%) .NET Team Leader
10 10 (11.49%) Development Team Manager
11 9 (10.34%) Senior Test Engineer
12 8 (9.20%) Senior Tester
12 8 (9.20%) Automation Tester
12 8 (9.20%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.98%) .NET
2 35 (40.23%) XML
3 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
4 19 (21.84%) RESTful
5 18 (20.69%) Web Services
6 16 (18.39%) WCF
6 16 (18.39%) WPF
7 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (11.49%) HTML
8 10 (11.49%) XSLT
8 10 (11.49%) CSS
8 10 (11.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 10 (11.49%) jQuery
9 4 (4.60%) LAMP
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.30%) Ajax
11 1 (1.15%) JSTL
11 1 (1.15%) Spring
11 1 (1.15%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.05%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (4.60%) Open Source
4 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.30%) Handset
4 2 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Windows
2 14 (16.09%) Linux
3 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.30%) zOS
6 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) Integration Testing
2 25 (28.74%) Manual Testing
3 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (25.29%) Automation Testing
5 21 (24.14%) Scrum
6 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.94%) Test Scripting
8 11 (12.64%) Test Management
9 10 (11.49%) ETL
9 10 (11.49%) Quality Management
10 9 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (10.34%) Regression Testing
10 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.90%) Usability Testing
13 5 (5.75%) Performance Testing
13 5 (5.75%) Change Management
14 4 (4.60%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) C#
2 28 (32.18%) SQL
3 22 (25.29%) VBScript
4 20 (22.99%) VB.NET
5 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.75%) Python
6 5 (5.75%) Java
7 4 (4.60%) Perl
7 4 (4.60%) PHP
7 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.30%) NATURAL
8 2 (2.30%) JCL
8 2 (2.30%) VB
8 2 (2.30%) COBOL
9 1 (1.15%) VB6
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) ISEB
2 13 (14.94%) ISTQB
3 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) Degree
7 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CITP
7 1 (1.15%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (1.15%) MBCS
7 1 (1.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 33 (37.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) IBM
3 7 (8.05%) HP
4 3 (3.45%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.15%) Telerik
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) Informatica
5 1 (1.15%) Sun
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