The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 119 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 14 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.67% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.69% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 11
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1611 1449 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.16% 73.85% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1203 1238 1184
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -9 5 £31,250 -34.21%
Aylesbury - 4 £44,000 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) SAP
5 4 (20.00%) SAP FI
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (20.00%) Electronics
5 4 (20.00%) SAP CO
5 4 (20.00%) Banking
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) SAP FI-GL
6 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) ERP
6 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (10.00%) T-SQL

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (5.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 4 (20.00%) SAP FI-GL
2 3 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 4 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate
6 2 (10.00%) Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) HND
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Unisys
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