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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 168 166 205
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +39
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 47 52 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 0.95% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.26% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 15
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,900
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
4069 4126 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.91% 75.58% 73.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 2942 2954
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 -8 37 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Slough +11 8 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Maidenhead -4 7 £60,000 +14.28%
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 (52.63%) C#
2 58 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (46.49%) .NET
4 42 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 35 (30.70%) SQL
6 32 (28.07%) Mobile App
7 29 (25.44%) Web Services
8 27 (23.68%) Selenium
9 25 (21.93%) ASP.NET
9 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
10 24 (21.05%) MySQL
10 24 (21.05%) OO
10 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 24 (21.05%) WPF
10 24 (21.05%) Telerik
11 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
11 23 (20.18%) HTML
12 22 (19.30%) jQuery
13 20 (17.54%) PHP
14 19 (16.67%) ISEB
14 19 (16.67%) Unit Testing
14 19 (16.67%) ISTQB
14 19 (16.67%) Degree
15 18 (15.79%) QA
16 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
16 17 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (14.91%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (14.91%) MVC

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 12 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) IIS
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (3.51%) JBoss
3 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.51%) Liferay
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.65%) InfoPath
3 5 (4.39%) MS Office
4 3 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 6 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 6 (5.26%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.91%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.53%) Google App Engine
2 12 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) LTE
1 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
1 1 (0.88%) WiMAX
1 1 (0.88%) 4G
1 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.88%) Wireless
1 1 (0.88%) Broadband
1 1 (0.88%) VoIP
1 1 (0.88%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.05%) MySQL
2 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.63%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.88%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 27 (23.68%) Selenium
2 16 (14.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (13.16%) Cucumber
4 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (3.51%) Log4j
7 4 (3.51%) Ant
7 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.51%) Maven
7 4 (3.51%) Subversion
8 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (9.65%) Aerospace
2 9 (7.89%) Finance
3 6 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (44.74%) Developer
2 36 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 26 (22.81%) Software Developer
4 21 (18.42%) C# Developer
5 19 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 15 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (13.16%) Test Manager
7 13 (11.40%) C# Programmer
7 13 (11.40%) Senior Developer
7 13 (11.40%) Programmer
8 12 (10.53%) Junior
8 12 (10.53%) Tester
8 12 (10.53%) Software Tester
8 12 (10.53%) Junior Tester
8 12 (10.53%) Junior Software Tester
9 11 (9.65%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (7.89%) WPF Developer
11 8 (7.02%) Test Engineer
11 8 (7.02%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.49%) .NET
2 29 (25.44%) Web Services
3 25 (21.93%) ASP.NET
4 24 (21.05%) WPF
5 23 (20.18%) HTML
6 22 (19.30%) jQuery
7 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (14.04%) WCF
9 14 (12.28%) CSS
10 12 (10.53%) Ajax
11 11 (9.65%) REST
11 11 (9.65%) XML
12 10 (8.77%) .NET Framework
13 8 (7.02%) XSL
13 8 (7.02%) RESTful
13 8 (7.02%) HTML5
13 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (6.14%) LINQ
15 6 (5.26%) Entity Framework
16 5 (4.39%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.07%) Mobile App
2 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.53%) Client/Server
4 7 (6.14%) Social Media
5 6 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) UNIX
3 7 (6.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 24 (21.05%) OO
4 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 17 (14.91%) MVC
7 15 (13.16%) Waterfall
7 15 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
8 14 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (10.53%) OOP
10 11 (9.65%) Automation Testing
10 11 (9.65%) Web Application Development
11 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.89%) Usability Testing
12 9 (7.89%) Scrum
13 8 (7.02%) Migration
13 8 (7.02%) RAD
14 7 (6.14%) Test Management
15 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 60 (52.63%) C#
2 35 (30.70%) SQL
3 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.54%) PHP
5 16 (14.04%) T-SQL
6 13 (11.40%) VB
7 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.39%) Java
7 5 (4.39%) C++
7 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.51%) XQuery
8 4 (3.51%) XPath
9 1 (0.88%) PHP5
9 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (16.67%) ISEB
1 19 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 19 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) TickIT
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Iperf
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 24 (21.05%) Telerik
2 16 (14.04%) DevExpress
3 12 (10.53%) Google
4 6 (5.26%) SAP
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle
6 4 (3.51%) VMware
6 4 (3.51%) HP
7 3 (2.63%) Capita
7 3 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Zend
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter
8 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 35 - 45K +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ediTRACK
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago