The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 196 198 197
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 72 45 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 0.63% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.81% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 58
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -2.50%
System Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6053 5575 6909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.50% 78.19% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4725 5852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Essex +18 26 £33,750 -16.14% 1
Bedfordshire +10 19 £23,000 -26.98%
Cambridgeshire +8 16 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire -22 9 £43,000 +1.17% 2
Suffolk +6 3 £37,500 -5.06%
System Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
2 41 (30.83%) Oracle
3 37 (27.82%) Degree
4 29 (21.80%) SQL
5 27 (20.30%) MS Excel
6 25 (18.80%) Finance
7 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (15.04%) QA
9 19 (14.29%) .NET
10 17 (12.78%) Windows
11 16 (12.03%) Java
11 16 (12.03%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (11.28%) Linux
12 15 (11.28%) Regression Testing
13 14 (10.53%) Project Management
13 14 (10.53%) ISEB
13 14 (10.53%) Web Services
13 14 (10.53%) ISTQB
14 13 (9.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (9.77%) Internet
15 12 (9.02%) Management Information System
15 12 (9.02%) SOAP
15 12 (9.02%) Business Analysis
16 11 (8.27%) Automated Testing
16 11 (8.27%) Android
16 11 (8.27%) Wealth Management
16 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET
16 11 (8.27%) Risk Management
16 11 (8.27%) Mobile App
17 10 (7.52%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (6.77%) CMS
2 7 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.51%) IIS
4 3 (2.26%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.50%) Apache
5 2 (1.50%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.50%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.75%) Node.js
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) AWD
2 2 (1.50%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.77%) Internet
2 8 (6.02%) OSPF
2 8 (6.02%) BGP
2 8 (6.02%) WAN
2 8 (6.02%) Multicast
3 7 (5.26%) Junos
4 6 (4.51%) DWDM
4 6 (4.51%) MPLS
4 6 (4.51%) SDH
5 5 (3.76%) Network Security
5 5 (3.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.76%) Firewall
6 1 (0.75%) LTE
6 1 (0.75%) 4G
6 1 (0.75%) GPRS
6 1 (0.75%) GSM
6 1 (0.75%) DNS
6 1 (0.75%) UMTS
6 1 (0.75%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.50%) MySQL
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Selenium
2 6 (4.51%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.76%) Subversion
4 4 (3.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (3.01%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.75%) QUnit
5 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.75%) JUnit
5 1 (0.75%) Grunt
General
1 25 (18.80%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Marketing
2 5 (3.76%) Publishing
3 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.50%) Front Office
4 2 (1.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (25.56%) Developer
2 33 (24.81%) Analyst
3 31 (23.31%) Tester
4 25 (18.80%) Junior
5 21 (15.79%) Systems Tester
6 18 (13.53%) Junior Tester
7 14 (10.53%) Test Analyst
8 12 (9.02%) Web Developer
8 12 (9.02%) Business Analyst
9 11 (8.27%) Java Developer
10 9 (6.77%) .NET Web Developer
10 9 (6.77%) .NET Developer
10 9 (6.77%) Test Manager
11 8 (6.02%) Network Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) Service Manager
12 6 (4.51%) Programme Manager
12 6 (4.51%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (3.76%) Testing Manager
13 5 (3.76%) MI Developer
13 5 (3.76%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.29%) .NET
2 14 (10.53%) Web Services
3 12 (9.02%) SOAP
4 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.52%) HTML
6 9 (6.77%) Spring
6 9 (6.77%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.26%) JPA
7 7 (5.26%) JSF
7 7 (5.26%) JMS
7 7 (5.26%) Struts
7 7 (5.26%) EJB
7 7 (5.26%) JSP
7 7 (5.26%) Servlets
7 7 (5.26%) J2EE
8 5 (3.76%) CSS
8 5 (3.76%) Middleware
9 4 (3.01%) WSH
10 3 (2.26%) RESTful
10 3 (2.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.27%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.76%) Equities
5 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.26%) GIS
7 1 (0.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.78%) Windows
2 15 (11.28%) Linux
3 11 (8.27%) Android
4 8 (6.02%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.28%) Regression Testing
3 14 (10.53%) Project Management
4 13 (9.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (9.02%) Business Analysis
6 11 (8.27%) Automated Testing
6 11 (8.27%) Wealth Management
6 11 (8.27%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.52%) Test Scripting
7 10 (7.52%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.77%) Network Architecture
8 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.26%) Logistics
9 7 (5.26%) UML
9 7 (5.26%) Scrum
10 6 (4.51%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.51%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.76%) Online Marketing
11 5 (3.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.80%) SQL
2 16 (12.03%) Java
3 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.77%) C#
5 5 (3.76%) Python
5 5 (3.76%) Perl
5 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.26%) C
7 2 (1.50%) C++
7 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.75%) Erlang
8 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 37 (27.82%) Degree
2 14 (10.53%) ISEB
2 14 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.76%) JNCIE
6 5 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.76%) CCIE
7 3 (2.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
2 41 (30.83%) Oracle
3 9 (6.77%) SAP
4 7 (5.26%) Juniper
5 5 (3.76%) Cisco
5 5 (3.76%) HP
5 5 (3.76%) JBoss
6 4 (3.01%) MKS
7 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.75%) Sencha
7 1 (0.75%) Atmel
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago