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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 162 189 184
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 62 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 0.63% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.81% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 60 17 31
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £39,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +5.95%
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
4353 4203 3881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.99% 78.37% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3203 3060 3008
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +21 42 £40,000 -13.04% 4
Maidenhead -3 7 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Bracknell -13 6 £47,500 -1.04% 1
Slough +8 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Newbury - 1 £32,500 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 61 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (46.73%) C#
3 49 (45.79%) .NET
4 29 (27.10%) Selenium
5 28 (26.17%) QA
6 27 (25.23%) Telerik
6 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
7 25 (23.36%) Web Services
7 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
8 24 (22.43%) WPF
8 24 (22.43%) Degree
9 23 (21.50%) jQuery
9 23 (21.50%) DevExpress
9 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
10 22 (20.56%) HTML
10 22 (20.56%) Computer Science
10 22 (20.56%) Mobile App
11 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
11 21 (19.63%) QuickTest Pro
11 21 (19.63%) OO
12 20 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (18.69%) Waterfall
13 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (17.76%) MVC
13 19 (17.76%) OOA/OOD
13 19 (17.76%) CSS
14 17 (15.89%) Automation Testing
15 16 (14.95%) .NET Framework
15 16 (14.95%) ISTQB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (6.54%) IIS
2 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Liferay
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) JBoss
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.21%) MS Office
3 3 (2.80%) MS Project
4 2 (1.87%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.87%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.87%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.67%) SaaS
3 3 (2.80%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) LTE
1 3 (2.80%) 4G
1 3 (2.80%) Wireshark
1 3 (2.80%) WiMAX
1 3 (2.80%) Broadband
1 3 (2.80%) VoIP
1 3 (2.80%) 802.11
1 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (2.80%) Wireless
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.54%) MySQL
3 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (27.10%) Selenium
2 21 (19.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (11.21%) Cucumber
4 11 (10.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (4.67%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.93%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.93%) Ant
7 1 (0.93%) Log4j
General
1 5 (4.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.87%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Developer
2 33 (30.84%) Software Engineer
3 30 (28.04%) Software Developer
4 20 (18.69%) Junior
5 18 (16.82%) C# Developer
5 18 (16.82%) Tester
6 17 (15.89%) Software Tester
6 17 (15.89%) Junior Software Tester
6 17 (15.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (15.89%) Junior Tester
7 15 (14.02%) .NET Developer
8 14 (13.08%) Test Engineer
8 14 (13.08%) Automation Tester
9 13 (12.15%) Junior Test Engineer
9 13 (12.15%) Graduate Software Tester
9 13 (12.15%) QA Engineer
9 13 (12.15%) Junior Software Engineer
9 13 (12.15%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (12.15%) QA Tester
9 13 (12.15%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.79%) .NET
2 25 (23.36%) Web Services
3 24 (22.43%) WPF
4 23 (21.50%) jQuery
5 22 (20.56%) HTML
6 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
7 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (17.76%) CSS
8 16 (14.95%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.54%) WCF
10 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (4.67%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (4.67%) RESTful
10 5 (4.67%) HTML5
10 5 (4.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (4.67%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (4.67%) StructureMap
10 5 (4.67%) NHibernate
10 5 (4.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Computer Science
1 22 (20.56%) Mobile App
2 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Social Media
4 6 (5.61%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.67%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.93%) Open Source
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) UNIX
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
3 21 (19.63%) OO
4 20 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (18.69%) Waterfall
5 19 (17.76%) MVC
5 19 (17.76%) OOA/OOD
6 17 (15.89%) Automation Testing
7 16 (14.95%) Unit Testing
8 14 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (13.08%) Web Application Development
9 11 (10.28%) MVVM
10 9 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.48%) Migration
12 7 (6.54%) Usability Testing
12 7 (6.54%) Test Management
12 7 (6.54%) Data Migration
13 6 (5.61%) Test Scripting
14 5 (4.67%) Test Planning
14 5 (4.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.73%) C#
2 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.02%) SQL
4 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.61%) PHP
5 5 (4.67%) C++
5 5 (4.67%) VB
6 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.87%) Java
6 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) PHP5
7 1 (0.93%) XPath
7 1 (0.93%) XQuery
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) Degree
2 16 (14.95%) ISTQB
2 16 (14.95%) ISEB
3 6 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) APMP
4 3 (2.80%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.17%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Telerik
2 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.50%) DevExpress
4 4 (3.74%) HP
5 3 (2.80%) Capita
5 3 (2.80%) Google
5 3 (2.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.87%) VMware
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle
6 2 (1.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Zend
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.93%) Kofax
7 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
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