The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 107 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 20 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.97% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.08% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% +5.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,970 £37,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1640 1475 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.23% 78.08% 76.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1203 1195
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Buckinghamshire region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

System Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Milton Keynes -14 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Amersham - 3 £35,000 -
Princes Risborough - 3 £35,000 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £44,000 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) C
5 7 (21.88%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.75%) ERP
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) HND
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) Degree
8 4 (12.50%) SAP FI-GL
8 4 (12.50%) Electronics
8 4 (12.50%) Service Management
8 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 4 (12.50%) SAP CO
8 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (12.50%) SAP FI
8 4 (12.50%) HNC
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) SAP
9 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
9 3 (9.38%) HTML
9 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.38%) VBScript
9 3 (9.38%) N-Tier

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (6.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 4 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 4 (12.50%) SAP FI-GL
2 3 (9.38%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Tester
7 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Electrical Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Project Management
2 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 6 (18.75%) ERP
5 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.38%) CRM
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Test Management
8 2 (6.25%) Information Management
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) C
2 7 (21.88%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) HND
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) HNC
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) ESRI
3 1 (3.13%) Unisys