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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 104 109 130
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 14 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.78% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 6
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1402 1402 1609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.46% 77.33% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1092 1411
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 January 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 30 January 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
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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 -5 6 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Gerrards Cross - 3 £30,000 -
High Wycombe +1 2 £52,500 +25.00%
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Project Management
4 10 (31.25%) Test Management
5 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) QA
8 6 (18.75%) Degree
8 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.75%) .NET
8 6 (18.75%) HTML
9 5 (15.63%) C#
9 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
9 5 (15.63%) XML
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
9 5 (15.63%) JIRA
9 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
10 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (12.50%) Service Management
10 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL
10 4 (12.50%) HNC
10 4 (12.50%) HND

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.13%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.13%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) DTS
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) QA Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) Test Management
4 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) ERP
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.13%) OOP
10 1 (3.13%) OO
10 1 (3.13%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) C#
2 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) VBScript
4 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) HNC
2 4 (12.50%) HND
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) ESRI
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