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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 183 201 177
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 43 22 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.41% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.57% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 35
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £21,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -0.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4388 3860 4442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.59% 72.52% 71.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 2900 3789
Average salary £48,500 £45,600 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.35% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 26 £46,000 +31.43% 3
Maidenhead -4 12 £52,500 +176.31%
Bracknell +15 3 £50,000 - 2
Slough - 2 £47,500 - 1
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (50.75%) .NET
2 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
3 32 (47.76%) C#
3 32 (47.76%) Windows
4 29 (43.28%) VB.NET
5 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET
6 26 (38.81%) Finance
7 25 (37.31%) XML
8 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
9 17 (25.37%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (23.88%) SharePoint
10 16 (23.88%) HTML
10 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
11 15 (22.39%) SQL
11 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
11 15 (22.39%) XSLT
11 15 (22.39%) UNIX
11 15 (22.39%) QA
12 14 (20.90%) jQuery
12 14 (20.90%) InfoPath
12 14 (20.90%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (20.90%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 14 (20.90%) Quality Management
12 14 (20.90%) CSS
13 13 (19.40%) Test Scripting
13 13 (19.40%) Data Modelling
13 13 (19.40%) ETL
14 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Integration Services

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (23.88%) SharePoint
2 14 (20.90%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.48%) PowerExchange
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.90%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.99%) QlikView
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.99%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) NCover
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (1.49%) MSI
4 1 (1.49%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.49%) NUnit
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) General Ledger
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) Team Leader
3 15 (22.39%) Analyst
4 14 (20.90%) .NET Team Leader
4 14 (20.90%) SQL Developer
4 14 (20.90%) Development Team Leader
4 14 (20.90%) Development Manager
4 14 (20.90%) Development Team Manager
5 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Programmer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (10.45%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Senior SQL Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Test Team Leader
9 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.75%) .NET
2 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET
3 25 (37.31%) XML
4 16 (23.88%) HTML
5 15 (22.39%) XSLT
6 14 (20.90%) jQuery
6 14 (20.90%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 14 (20.90%) CSS
7 5 (7.46%) WCF
8 4 (5.97%) WPF
8 4 (5.97%) Web Services
9 3 (4.48%) RESTful
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.99%) Ajax
11 1 (1.49%) HTML5
11 1 (1.49%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 15 (22.39%) UNIX
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.49%) Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) Quality Management
3 13 (19.40%) Test Scripting
3 13 (19.40%) Data Modelling
3 13 (19.40%) ETL
4 12 (17.91%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
6 9 (13.43%) Integration Testing
7 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.94%) Product Management
8 7 (10.45%) Automation Testing
8 7 (10.45%) V-Model
8 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Performance Management
9 5 (7.46%) Project Management
9 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Scrum
10 4 (5.97%) Data Management
10 4 (5.97%) Change Management
10 4 (5.97%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) C#
2 29 (43.28%) VB.NET
3 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.39%) SQL
5 7 (10.45%) VBScript
6 6 (8.96%) Python
7 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) VB
8 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.97%) ISEB
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) MCSE
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) NFS
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (11.94%) Legato
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) HP
3 8 (11.94%) Veritas
3 8 (11.94%) Hitachi
3 8 (11.94%) Informatica
4 7 (10.45%) Business Objects
4 7 (10.45%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Fujitsu
5 2 (2.99%) Capita
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Macrovision
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £18000 to £26000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Halarose Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Halarose Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago