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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 104 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 30 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.37% 0.99% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.25% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 14
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
1755 1594 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.28% 78.56% 77.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1194 1182
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Milton Keynes +1 19 £39,000 +14.28%
High Wycombe - 10 £53,500 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 35 (62.50%) CSS
2 26 (46.43%) SQL
3 24 (42.86%) .NET
3 24 (42.86%) C#
3 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 23 (41.07%) Visual Studio
4 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
4 23 (41.07%) HTML
4 23 (41.07%) T-SQL
4 23 (41.07%) XML
4 23 (41.07%) WCF
4 23 (41.07%) jQuery
4 23 (41.07%) HTML5
5 17 (30.36%) SDLC
6 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (25.00%) Scrum
7 14 (25.00%) Finance
7 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (23.21%) Test Strategy
8 13 (23.21%) JIRA
8 13 (23.21%) Test Management
8 13 (23.21%) Test Scripting
9 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
9 12 (21.43%) MySQL
9 12 (21.43%) PHP
9 12 (21.43%) SaaS
10 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 8 (14.29%) Degree

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (1.79%) Commerce Server
1 1 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Visual Studio
2 13 (23.21%) JIRA
3 6 (10.71%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Developer
2 23 (41.07%) Web Developer
2 23 (41.07%) .NET Developer
2 23 (41.07%) .NET Web Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Test Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Tester
5 6 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.57%) QA Test Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.79%) Automated Test Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (1.79%) Systems Test Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Systems Tester
9 1 (1.79%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (62.50%) CSS
2 24 (42.86%) .NET
2 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 23 (41.07%) HTML
3 23 (41.07%) XML
3 23 (41.07%) WCF
3 23 (41.07%) jQuery
3 23 (41.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) UNIX
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) SDLC
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (25.00%) Scrum
4 13 (23.21%) Test Management
4 13 (23.21%) Test Scripting
4 13 (23.21%) Test Strategy
5 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.71%) Migration
7 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
7 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Manual Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Agile Testing
10 2 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
11 1 (1.79%) Test Planning
11 1 (1.79%) Line Management
11 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 26 (46.43%) SQL
3 24 (42.86%) C#
4 23 (41.07%) T-SQL
5 12 (21.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) JTAG
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) QNX