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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 199 184 197
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 72 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.90% 0.92% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.21% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 61
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 £20,800 £32,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6236 5868 6245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.14% 75.97% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5139 4923 5300
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 £66,000 £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 23 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 23 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 +16 22 £22,000 -29.60% 1
Essex +2 22 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Suffolk +15 11 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £45,000 +32.35%
Hertfordshire -52 7 £43,000 +1.17%
System Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 60 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 34 (25.56%) SQL
2 34 (25.56%) Degree
3 33 (24.81%) .NET
3 33 (24.81%) Oracle
4 27 (20.30%) ASP.NET
5 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
6 25 (18.80%) C#
7 22 (16.54%) Finance
8 17 (12.78%) Regression Testing
8 17 (12.78%) JavaScript
9 16 (12.03%) UML
9 16 (12.03%) QA
10 15 (11.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (11.28%) CMS
11 14 (10.53%) Linux
11 14 (10.53%) Data Modelling
11 14 (10.53%) Java
12 13 (9.77%) Windows
12 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
12 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (9.77%) Risk Management
12 13 (9.77%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (9.02%) Network Architecture
13 12 (9.02%) Web Services
14 11 (8.27%) Test Scripting
14 11 (8.27%) Wealth Management
15 10 (7.52%) ISTQB
15 10 (7.52%) Automated Testing
15 10 (7.52%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (11.28%) CMS
2 7 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.01%) IIS
4 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) AWD
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) WAN
1 8 (6.02%) OSPF
1 8 (6.02%) BGP
1 8 (6.02%) Internet
1 8 (6.02%) Multicast
2 7 (5.26%) Junos
3 6 (4.51%) DWDM
3 6 (4.51%) MPLS
3 6 (4.51%) SDH
4 5 (3.76%) GSM
4 5 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.76%) Network Security
4 5 (3.76%) Firewall
5 4 (3.01%) LTE
5 4 (3.01%) WCDMA
5 4 (3.01%) GPRS
5 4 (3.01%) 4G
6 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.50%) Wireless
7 1 (0.75%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.01%) Subversion
3 3 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.50%) JIRA
4 2 (1.50%) Selenium
5 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.75%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.75%) SCons
5 1 (0.75%) QUnit
5 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.75%) Grunt
5 1 (0.75%) JUnit
5 1 (0.75%) CruiseControl
General
1 22 (16.54%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.50%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 39 (29.32%) Developer
2 34 (25.56%) Analyst
3 25 (18.80%) Tester
4 24 (18.05%) Junior
5 20 (15.04%) Systems Tester
6 17 (12.78%) Junior Tester
6 17 (12.78%) Business Analyst
7 16 (12.03%) Web Developer
8 15 (11.28%) .NET Developer
8 15 (11.28%) .NET Web Developer
9 12 (9.02%) Test Analyst
10 11 (8.27%) Java Developer
11 10 (7.52%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (6.77%) Business Systems Analyst
13 8 (6.02%) Network Engineer
13 8 (6.02%) Test Engineer
14 7 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
14 7 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
14 7 (5.26%) Test Manager
15 6 (4.51%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.81%) .NET
2 27 (20.30%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.02%) Web Services
4 10 (7.52%) jQuery
5 9 (6.77%) Hibernate
5 9 (6.77%) Spring
6 8 (6.02%) SOAP
7 7 (5.26%) Struts
7 7 (5.26%) JSP
7 7 (5.26%) Servlets
7 7 (5.26%) EJB
7 7 (5.26%) J2EE
7 7 (5.26%) JSF
7 7 (5.26%) JMS
7 7 (5.26%) JPA
8 6 (4.51%) HTML
9 5 (3.76%) CSS
10 4 (3.01%) WSH
11 3 (2.26%) Ajax
12 2 (1.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.76%) Equities
6 2 (1.50%) EPoS
6 2 (1.50%) EFT
7 1 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.53%) Linux
2 13 (9.77%) Windows
3 8 (6.02%) Android
4 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.78%) Regression Testing
2 16 (12.03%) UML
3 15 (11.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 13 (9.77%) Risk Management
6 12 (9.02%) Network Architecture
7 11 (8.27%) Wealth Management
7 11 (8.27%) Test Scripting
8 10 (7.52%) Automated Testing
9 9 (6.77%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.77%) Project Planning
9 9 (6.77%) User Stories
10 8 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (5.26%) Project Management
11 7 (5.26%) Test Strategy
12 6 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.51%) Programme Management
12 6 (4.51%) Software Testing
12 6 (4.51%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.56%) SQL
2 25 (18.80%) C#
3 17 (12.78%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.53%) Java
5 6 (4.51%) Perl
5 6 (4.51%) Python
6 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.01%) Erlang
8 3 (2.26%) C
9 2 (1.50%) C++
9 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.50%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 34 (25.56%) Degree
2 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.52%) ISEB
3 10 (7.52%) ISTQB
4 9 (6.77%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (3.76%) JNCIE
5 5 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.76%) CCIE
5 5 (3.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.75%) HND
7 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 33 (24.81%) Oracle
3 10 (7.52%) SAP
4 7 (5.26%) Juniper
5 6 (4.51%) HP
5 6 (4.51%) Google
6 5 (3.76%) Cisco
7 3 (2.26%) JBoss
7 3 (2.26%) MKS
8 2 (1.50%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.50%) Atmel
9 1 (0.75%) Sencha
9 1 (0.75%) Kofax
9 1 (0.75%) Perforce
9 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stanford-le-Hope
Abraxa Staff Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £7254.00 - £9808.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago