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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 185 189 196
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 70 75 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 0.98% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.22% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 47 45 31
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
6095 6171 5657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.02% 80.35% 79.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5120 4992 4769
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 +13 23 £43,500 +1.16% 1
Essex -14 21 £36,000 +10.76%
Cambridgeshire +10 16 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -4 8 £37,500 +63.04% 1
Suffolk -1 2 £33,750 -10.00%
System Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 55 (43.31%) SQL
2 46 (36.22%) Finance
3 45 (35.43%) QA
4 42 (33.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (31.50%) Regression Testing
6 37 (29.13%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (25.98%) Automated Testing
9 29 (22.83%) Logistics
9 29 (22.83%) HP
9 29 (22.83%) UNIX
10 27 (21.26%) .NET
11 26 (20.47%) Windows
11 26 (20.47%) ISEB
11 26 (20.47%) Subversion
12 25 (19.69%) HTML
12 25 (19.69%) Java
13 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
13 23 (18.11%) Linux
14 22 (17.32%) XML
14 22 (17.32%) Oracle
15 21 (16.54%) ISTQB
15 21 (16.54%) Test Management
15 21 (16.54%) HP Quality Center
16 20 (15.75%) Test Automation
16 20 (15.75%) Integration Testing
16 20 (15.75%) Selenium
16 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
16 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
16 20 (15.75%) HP UFT

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 19 (14.96%) WebSphere
2 17 (13.39%) IIS
2 17 (13.39%) JBoss
3 9 (7.09%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.57%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.79%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.79%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (13.39%) AWD
2 2 (1.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) Wireless
2 3 (2.36%) HSPA
2 3 (2.36%) LTE
3 2 (1.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.79%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) SMTP
4 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.17%) DB2
2 18 (14.17%) DbVisualizer
3 8 (6.30%) QlikView
3 8 (6.30%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.57%) MS Access
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.79%) Essbase
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (20.47%) Subversion
2 20 (15.75%) Selenium
2 20 (15.75%) HP UFT
3 17 (13.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (9.45%) WebDriver
5 11 (8.66%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.87%) LoadRunner
7 8 (6.30%) JIRA
8 7 (5.51%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.57%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.57%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.79%) NUnit
10 1 (0.79%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (36.22%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Retail
3 4 (3.15%) Banking
3 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (29.92%) Analyst
2 24 (18.90%) Tester
3 19 (14.96%) Business Analyst
4 16 (12.60%) Test Analyst
5 13 (10.24%) Test Manager
6 12 (9.45%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (8.66%) IFS Business Analyst
7 11 (8.66%) Automation Tester
8 10 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (7.09%) Selenium Tester
10 8 (6.30%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (5.51%) Developer
11 7 (5.51%) Consultant
11 7 (5.51%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.15%) Programmer
13 3 (2.36%) QA Manager
13 3 (2.36%) Principle Consultant
13 3 (2.36%) Senior Manager
13 3 (2.36%) Senior Test Engineer
13 3 (2.36%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.26%) .NET
2 25 (19.69%) HTML
3 22 (17.32%) XML
4 19 (14.96%) J2EE
5 18 (14.17%) Flash
6 17 (13.39%) Middleware
7 9 (7.09%) Gherkin
7 9 (7.09%) RESTful
8 6 (4.72%) WPF
9 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.36%) HTML5
10 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.57%) CSS
10 2 (1.57%) jQuery
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.79%) LINQ
11 1 (0.79%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET
11 1 (0.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.36%) CMDB
4 3 (2.36%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) Physics
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.79%) GIS
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) UNIX
2 26 (20.47%) Windows
3 23 (18.11%) Linux
4 4 (3.15%) Android
4 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 40 (31.50%) Regression Testing
3 36 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (25.98%) Automated Testing
5 29 (22.83%) Logistics
6 21 (16.54%) Test Management
7 20 (15.75%) Integration Testing
7 20 (15.75%) Test Automation
8 17 (13.39%) Software Delivery
9 15 (11.81%) Mentoring
10 14 (11.02%) Test Scripting
10 14 (11.02%) Asset Management
11 13 (10.24%) E-Commerce
11 13 (10.24%) Manual Testing
12 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (9.45%) BDD
12 12 (9.45%) TDD
13 10 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (7.09%) Document Management
14 9 (7.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (43.31%) SQL
2 25 (19.69%) Java
3 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.87%) C#
5 6 (4.72%) Python
6 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.36%) C++
7 2 (1.57%) Perl
7 2 (1.57%) C
8 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (20.47%) ISEB
2 21 (16.54%) ISTQB
3 17 (13.39%) Degree
4 6 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (35.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) NFS
1 1 (0.79%) Firmware
1 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (16.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (22.83%) HP
2 22 (17.32%) Oracle
3 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
4 17 (13.39%) MKS
5 14 (11.02%) SAP
6 10 (7.87%) IBM
7 2 (1.57%) Temenos
7 2 (1.57%) Cognos
7 2 (1.57%) VMware
7 2 (1.57%) ESRI
8 1 (0.79%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.79%) Ventyx
8 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.79%) Sun
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix
8 1 (0.79%) Avaya
8 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.79%) Peregrine
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £33,000 to £37,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago