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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 187 206 204
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 30 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.47% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 11
Average salary £41,500 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.78% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,350 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
4517 4265 4256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.51% 76.27% 76.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 3199 3513
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +19 24 £41,500 +18.57%
Maidenhead - 2 £19,000 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 35 (44.30%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (43.04%) XML
2 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
3 33 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (40.51%) .NET
4 32 (40.51%) Integration Testing
5 31 (39.24%) C#
6 27 (34.18%) Manual Testing
7 25 (31.65%) Windows
7 25 (31.65%) Finance
8 24 (30.38%) SQL
8 24 (30.38%) VBScript
8 24 (30.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 24 (30.38%) Automation Testing
9 23 (29.11%) Scrum
10 21 (26.58%) Client/Server
10 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (26.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (26.58%) RESTful
10 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
11 20 (25.32%) Web Services
12 17 (21.52%) WCF
12 17 (21.52%) WPF
12 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
14 15 (18.99%) ISEB
15 14 (17.72%) Linux
16 13 (16.46%) ISTQB
16 13 (16.46%) Test Scripting
17 11 (13.92%) QA

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
1 8 (10.13%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.53%) CICS
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Adabas
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (30.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (26.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.06%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.27%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) Maven
4 1 (1.27%) Ant
4 1 (1.27%) JUnit
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Analyst
2 31 (39.24%) Test Analyst
3 25 (31.65%) Developer
4 20 (25.32%) Programmer
5 19 (24.05%) Tester
6 17 (21.52%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (21.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 17 (21.52%) SQL Developer
7 14 (17.72%) Database Engineer
7 14 (17.72%) SQL Programmer
8 12 (15.19%) Test Engineer
9 11 (13.92%) Senior Test Engineer
10 10 (12.66%) Senior Tester
10 10 (12.66%) Senior Automation Tester
10 10 (12.66%) Automation Tester
11 8 (10.13%) .NET Team Leader
11 8 (10.13%) Development Team Manager
11 8 (10.13%) Team Leader
11 8 (10.13%) Development Team Leader
11 8 (10.13%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.04%) XML
2 32 (40.51%) .NET
3 21 (26.58%) RESTful
4 20 (25.32%) Web Services
5 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (21.52%) WCF
5 17 (21.52%) WPF
6 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
7 9 (11.39%) CSS
7 9 (11.39%) HTML
8 8 (10.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 8 (10.13%) XSLT
8 8 (10.13%) jQuery
9 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.06%) LAMP
10 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.27%) Spring
10 1 (1.27%) Ajax
10 1 (1.27%) JSTL
10 1 (1.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.39%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (5.06%) Open Source
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) Handset
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Linux
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.51%) Integration Testing
3 27 (34.18%) Manual Testing
4 24 (30.38%) Automation Testing
5 23 (29.11%) Scrum
6 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.46%) Test Scripting
8 11 (13.92%) Test Management
9 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.13%) Quality Management
11 6 (7.59%) Usability Testing
11 6 (7.59%) Automated Testing
11 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.33%) Performance Testing
13 4 (5.06%) Software Distribution
13 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.06%) Performance Engineering
14 3 (3.80%) Software Testing
14 3 (3.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) C#
2 24 (30.38%) SQL
2 24 (30.38%) VBScript
3 10 (12.66%) VB.NET
3 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.33%) Python
4 5 (6.33%) Java
5 4 (5.06%) Perl
5 4 (5.06%) PHP
6 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) COBOL
7 2 (2.53%) NATURAL
7 2 (2.53%) JCL
8 1 (1.27%) VB
8 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) ISEB
2 13 (16.46%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) Degree
7 1 (1.27%) CITP
7 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.27%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (1.27%) MBCS
7 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 35 (44.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) IBM
3 7 (8.86%) HP
4 3 (3.80%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.27%) Telerik
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) Sun