The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 29 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 190 196 195
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 75 66 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 0.86% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.13% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 59
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £32,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £60,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6224 5827 6287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.15% 75.92% 74.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5108 4879 5343
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

System Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

System Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

System Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bedfordshire +14 23 £22,000 -27.27%
Essex +7 23 £33,750 -32.50% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 12 £45,000 +32.35%
Suffolk +14 11 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -42 7 £43,000 +1.17% 2
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 61 (43.57%) Microsoft
2 35 (25.00%) Degree
3 34 (24.29%) SQL
3 34 (24.29%) Oracle
4 33 (23.57%) .NET
5 27 (19.29%) ASP.NET
5 27 (19.29%) MS Excel
6 25 (17.86%) C#
7 22 (15.71%) Finance
8 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
9 17 (12.14%) Regression Testing
10 16 (11.43%) Windows
10 16 (11.43%) UML
10 16 (11.43%) QA
11 15 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (10.71%) CMS
12 14 (10.00%) ISEB
12 14 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 14 (10.00%) Linux
12 14 (10.00%) Java
12 14 (10.00%) ISTQB
12 14 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 13 (9.29%) Test Scripting
13 13 (9.29%) Web Services
13 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
13 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (9.29%) Risk Management
14 11 (7.86%) SAP
14 11 (7.86%) Wealth Management
14 11 (7.86%) Android

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 15 (10.71%) CMS
2 7 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.86%) IIS
4 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.43%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (19.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) AWD
2 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) WAN
1 8 (5.71%) OSPF
1 8 (5.71%) BGP
1 8 (5.71%) Internet
1 8 (5.71%) Multicast
2 7 (5.00%) Junos
3 6 (4.29%) DWDM
3 6 (4.29%) MPLS
3 6 (4.29%) SDH
4 5 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.57%) Network Security
4 5 (3.57%) Firewall
5 4 (2.86%) GSM
6 3 (2.14%) GPRS
6 3 (2.14%) WCDMA
6 3 (2.14%) LTE
6 3 (2.14%) 4G
7 2 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.43%) Wireless
8 1 (0.71%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) LoadRunner
2 5 (3.57%) JIRA
2 5 (3.57%) Selenium
3 4 (2.86%) Subversion
4 3 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.71%) JUnit
5 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.71%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.71%) SCons
5 1 (0.71%) QUnit
5 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.71%) Grunt
General
1 22 (15.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 40 (28.57%) Developer
2 37 (26.43%) Analyst
3 28 (20.00%) Tester
4 25 (17.86%) Junior
5 21 (15.00%) Systems Tester
6 18 (12.86%) Junior Tester
6 18 (12.86%) Business Analyst
7 17 (12.14%) Web Developer
8 15 (10.71%) .NET Developer
8 15 (10.71%) .NET Web Developer
9 14 (10.00%) Test Analyst
10 11 (7.86%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (7.86%) Java Developer
11 9 (6.43%) Business Systems Analyst
12 8 (5.71%) Test Manager
12 8 (5.71%) Network Engineer
13 7 (5.00%) Service Manager
13 7 (5.00%) Test Engineer
14 6 (4.29%) Senior Test Engineer
14 6 (4.29%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.57%) .NET
2 27 (19.29%) ASP.NET
3 13 (9.29%) Web Services
4 10 (7.14%) jQuery
5 9 (6.43%) Hibernate
5 9 (6.43%) Spring
5 9 (6.43%) SOAP
6 7 (5.00%) Struts
6 7 (5.00%) JSP
6 7 (5.00%) Servlets
6 7 (5.00%) EJB
6 7 (5.00%) J2EE
6 7 (5.00%) JSF
6 7 (5.00%) JMS
6 7 (5.00%) HTML
6 7 (5.00%) JPA
7 5 (3.57%) CSS
8 4 (2.86%) WSH
9 3 (2.14%) Middleware
9 3 (2.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.57%) Equities
6 2 (1.43%) EPoS
6 2 (1.43%) EFT
6 2 (1.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.43%) Windows
2 14 (10.00%) Linux
3 11 (7.86%) Android
4 8 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.14%) Regression Testing
2 16 (11.43%) UML
3 15 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 13 (9.29%) Risk Management
5 13 (9.29%) Test Scripting
6 11 (7.86%) Network Architecture
6 11 (7.86%) Wealth Management
6 11 (7.86%) Automated Testing
7 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.43%) Project Planning
8 9 (6.43%) User Stories
9 8 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.71%) Project Management
10 7 (5.00%) Test Strategy
11 6 (4.29%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.29%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.29%) SQL
2 25 (17.86%) C#
3 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.00%) Java
5 6 (4.29%) Perl
5 6 (4.29%) Python
6 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.14%) C
7 3 (2.14%) Erlang
8 2 (1.43%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.43%) C++
8 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (25.00%) Degree
2 14 (10.00%) ISEB
2 14 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.43%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.57%) JNCIE
6 5 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.57%) CCIE
7 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.71%) HND
8 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (43.57%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.29%) Oracle
3 11 (7.86%) SAP
4 7 (5.00%) Juniper
5 6 (4.29%) HP
5 6 (4.29%) Google
6 5 (3.57%) Cisco
7 3 (2.14%) JBoss
7 3 (2.14%) MKS
8 2 (1.43%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.43%) Atmel
9 1 (0.71%) Sencha
9 1 (0.71%) Kofax
9 1 (0.71%) Perforce
9 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago