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 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 200 191 188
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 52 52 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.79% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.98% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 74
Average salary £39,750 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,000 £31,765
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
5913 5280 6536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.24% 80.50% 76.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4703 4254 5633
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

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 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
(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
Hertfordshire -14 27 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Essex -4 15 £57,500 +41.97% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £29,500 -15.71% 1
Bedfordshire +5 4 £29,000 -10.76%
System Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 38 (37.62%) SQL
2 28 (27.72%) Regression Testing
2 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 28 (27.72%) Degree
3 27 (26.73%) ISEB
4 24 (23.76%) Oracle
5 23 (22.77%) QA
6 22 (21.78%) Automated Testing
6 22 (21.78%) Retail
7 21 (20.79%) HTML
7 21 (20.79%) Java
7 21 (20.79%) E-Commerce
7 21 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (19.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
9 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (17.82%) XML
10 18 (17.82%) UNIX
10 18 (17.82%) Windows
11 17 (16.83%) .NET
11 17 (16.83%) Logistics
12 16 (15.84%) HP
13 15 (14.85%) Linux
13 15 (14.85%) JBoss
13 15 (14.85%) Business Analysis
14 14 (13.86%) Management Information System
14 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
14 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
15 13 (12.87%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (14.85%) JBoss
2 13 (12.87%) WebSphere
3 12 (11.88%) IIS
4 11 (10.89%) MQSeries
5 6 (5.94%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (5.94%) Apache
6 3 (2.97%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) AWD
2 2 (1.98%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.99%) BASE24
3 1 (0.99%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.99%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.88%) DbVisualizer
2 12 (11.88%) DB2
3 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.93%) Data Mining
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.94%) MySQL
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (11.88%) Subversion
3 11 (10.89%) LoadRunner
4 10 (9.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (6.93%) Selenium
6 3 (2.97%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.98%) NUnit
8 1 (0.99%) JUnit
8 1 (0.99%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.99%) JIRA
8 1 (0.99%) TestNG
8 1 (0.99%) JBehave
8 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.99%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 22 (21.78%) Retail
3 6 (5.94%) Marketing
3 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.95%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Analyst
2 15 (14.85%) Tester
3 11 (10.89%) Test Manager
3 11 (10.89%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Business Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Test Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Applications Support
6 7 (6.93%) Senior Manager
6 7 (6.93%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Web Manager
8 5 (4.95%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (3.96%) Senior QA Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) HTML
2 18 (17.82%) XML
3 17 (16.83%) .NET
4 13 (12.87%) Flash
5 12 (11.88%) J2EE
6 10 (9.90%) Middleware
7 7 (6.93%) SOAP
8 6 (5.94%) REST
9 3 (2.97%) Servlets
10 2 (1.98%) RESTful
11 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.86%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.93%) Data Extraction
4 5 (4.95%) EPoS
5 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.98%) iSeries
7 1 (0.99%) DTV
7 1 (0.99%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.99%) GIS
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) UNIX
1 18 (17.82%) Windows
2 15 (14.85%) Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Regression Testing
2 22 (21.78%) Automated Testing
3 21 (20.79%) E-Commerce
4 20 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (16.83%) Logistics
7 15 (14.85%) Business Analysis
8 13 (12.87%) Project Management
9 11 (10.89%) Performance Testing
10 10 (9.90%) Integration Testing
10 10 (9.90%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.92%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.92%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.93%) ETL
12 7 (6.93%) Test Planning
13 6 (5.94%) People Management
13 6 (5.94%) Content Management
14 5 (4.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.62%) SQL
2 21 (20.79%) Java
3 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.93%) VBA
4 7 (6.93%) C#
5 4 (3.96%) Delphi
6 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.98%) C
8 1 (0.99%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (27.72%) Degree
2 27 (26.73%) ISEB
3 20 (19.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (12.87%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Oracle
2 16 (15.84%) HP
3 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.87%) IBM
5 10 (9.90%) MKS
6 7 (6.93%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.97%) VMware
7 3 (2.97%) Infor
8 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.98%) SAP
9 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.99%) Siebel
9 1 (0.99%) hybris
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: flexible benefits
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus pension, flexitime and benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £37000 per year
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