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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 219 166 180
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +14
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 62 108 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 1.26% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.66% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 51 75 89
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -0.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6700 6499 6826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 75.80% 73.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5497 5595 5669
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -7 23 £35,000 +2.18% 4
Bedfordshire -13 18 £34,000 +4.61%
Essex -42 9 £105,000 +200.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Suffolk -13 4 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Norfolk - 1 £25,000 -
System Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (41.96%) .NET
2 44 (39.29%) ASP.NET
2 44 (39.29%) C#
3 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
4 32 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 31 (27.68%) UML
5 31 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (24.11%) SQL
7 26 (23.21%) Degree
8 24 (21.43%) Windows
9 23 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (20.54%) Unit Testing
10 22 (19.64%) Web Services
11 21 (18.75%) Linux
12 19 (16.96%) TDD
12 19 (16.96%) NUnit
12 19 (16.96%) OO
12 19 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (16.96%) BDD
13 18 (16.07%) HTML
13 18 (16.07%) GSM
13 18 (16.07%) Telecoms
14 17 (15.18%) Risk Management
14 17 (15.18%) GPRS
14 17 (15.18%) WCDMA
14 17 (15.18%) Erlang
14 17 (15.18%) Risk Analysis
14 17 (15.18%) Network Architecture
14 17 (15.18%) LTE
14 17 (15.18%) 4G

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (13.39%) CMS
1 15 (13.39%) Node.js
2 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Mingle
2 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) GSM
2 17 (15.18%) GPRS
2 17 (15.18%) WCDMA
2 17 (15.18%) LTE
2 17 (15.18%) 4G
3 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.89%) TDMA
4 1 (0.89%) TETRA
4 1 (0.89%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (13.39%) Neo4j
4 5 (4.46%) RavenDB
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.79%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.89%) MS Access
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (16.96%) NUnit
2 16 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 15 (13.39%) Visual Studio
3 15 (13.39%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.39%) MSTest
4 2 (1.79%) JIRA
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.89%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.89%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.89%) SCons
General
1 18 (16.07%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Games
4 2 (1.79%) Legal
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (34.82%) Developer
2 27 (24.11%) Analyst
3 25 (22.32%) Test Engineer
4 20 (17.86%) Senior Test Engineer
5 19 (16.96%) .NET Developer
6 18 (16.07%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 18 (16.07%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 18 (16.07%) Integration Engineer
7 14 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 14 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
8 13 (11.61%) Test Analyst
9 11 (9.82%) Business Analyst
10 10 (8.93%) Senior Developer
11 9 (8.04%) Business Systems Analyst
11 9 (8.04%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
12 8 (7.14%) Coordinator
13 5 (4.46%) Agile .NET Developer
13 5 (4.46%) Tester
13 5 (4.46%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.96%) .NET
2 44 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 22 (19.64%) Web Services
4 18 (16.07%) HTML
5 15 (13.39%) CSS
5 15 (13.39%) RESTful
5 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (13.39%) Silverlight
5 15 (13.39%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (13.39%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (8.04%) jQuery
8 8 (7.14%) HTML5
9 7 (6.25%) JPA
9 7 (6.25%) SOAP
9 7 (6.25%) EJB
9 7 (6.25%) J2EE
9 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 7 (6.25%) Spring
9 7 (6.25%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.68%) EPoS
2 3 (2.68%) EFT
2 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.89%) Firmware
3 1 (0.89%) Web 2.0
3 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.43%) Windows
2 21 (18.75%) Linux
3 15 (13.39%) CentOS
4 4 (3.57%) UNIX
5 2 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.68%) UML
1 31 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.54%) Unit Testing
3 19 (16.96%) TDD
3 19 (16.96%) OO
3 19 (16.96%) BDD
4 17 (15.18%) Risk Management
4 17 (15.18%) Risk Analysis
4 17 (15.18%) Network Architecture
4 17 (15.18%) Demand Management
5 16 (14.29%) MVC
6 15 (13.39%) CQRS
7 12 (10.71%) Regression Testing
8 11 (9.82%) Data Modelling
9 10 (8.93%) Project Planning
10 9 (8.04%) Test Scripting
10 9 (8.04%) User Stories
11 7 (6.25%) Software Architecture
11 7 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (39.29%) C#
2 27 (24.11%) SQL
3 17 (15.18%) Erlang
4 15 (13.39%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.82%) Java
6 10 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.68%) Python
8 2 (1.79%) Perl
8 2 (1.79%) VBScript
8 2 (1.79%) VB
8 2 (1.79%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.89%) Tcl
9 1 (0.89%) VBA
9 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) Degree
2 23 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.93%) MCSD
3 10 (8.93%) ISEB
3 10 (8.93%) MCSE
3 10 (8.93%) MCTS
4 6 (5.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.71%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) Google
4 2 (1.79%) Atmel
4 2 (1.79%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.79%) JBoss
4 2 (1.79%) SAP
4 2 (1.79%) HP
4 2 (1.79%) MKS
5 1 (0.89%) Kofax
5 1 (0.89%) Perforce
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