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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 186 212 172
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -40
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 73 45 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.00% 0.64% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.80% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 78
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
5904 5653 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.80% 80.28% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4712 4569 5451
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -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 £60,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +1 34 £43,500 -17.14% 3
Essex +3 16 £55,000 +92.98% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 12 £47,500 +65.21% 1
Bedfordshire +10 11 £30,000 -11.76%
System Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (39.66%) SQL
2 36 (31.03%) Degree
3 34 (29.31%) Regression Testing
4 33 (28.45%) ISEB
5 32 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (25.86%) Finance
7 28 (24.14%) Retail
7 28 (24.14%) Oracle
7 28 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (23.28%) Java
9 24 (20.69%) QA
9 24 (20.69%) Automated Testing
10 22 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 22 (18.97%) Linux
10 22 (18.97%) E-Commerce
11 21 (18.10%) XML
11 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
11 21 (18.10%) HTML
12 20 (17.24%) UNIX
12 20 (17.24%) Windows
12 20 (17.24%) HP
13 19 (16.38%) JBoss
14 18 (15.52%) .NET
14 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (14.66%) ISTQB
16 16 (13.79%) Logistics
17 15 (12.93%) QuickTest Pro
18 14 (12.07%) IBM
18 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
18 14 (12.07%) Flash

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (16.38%) JBoss
2 14 (12.07%) WebSphere
3 12 (10.34%) MQSeries
3 12 (10.34%) IIS
4 10 (8.62%) Apache
5 6 (5.17%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (2.59%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.76%) AWD
2 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.86%) Magento
3 1 (0.86%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.86%) BASE24
3 1 (0.86%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) SMS
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.07%) DB2
3 13 (11.21%) DbVisualizer
4 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.90%) MySQL
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.03%) Data Mining
5 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (12.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (10.34%) LoadRunner
2 12 (10.34%) Subversion
3 10 (8.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (7.76%) Selenium
5 4 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.59%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.59%) NUnit
7 2 (1.72%) JIRA
7 2 (1.72%) TestLink
7 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.86%) TestNG
8 1 (0.86%) JBehave
8 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.86%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.86%) JUnit
General
1 30 (25.86%) Finance
2 28 (24.14%) Retail
3 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Billing
6 1 (0.86%) Publishing
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (32.76%) Analyst
2 17 (14.66%) Test Manager
3 16 (13.79%) Tester
4 14 (12.07%) Business Analyst
5 13 (11.21%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Test Analyst
7 11 (9.48%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Manager
8 8 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Applications Support
9 7 (6.03%) Administrator
9 7 (6.03%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) QA Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Software Test Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.10%) HTML
1 21 (18.10%) XML
2 18 (15.52%) .NET
3 14 (12.07%) Flash
4 13 (11.21%) J2EE
5 9 (7.76%) Middleware
6 7 (6.03%) Servlets
7 6 (5.17%) SOAP
7 6 (5.17%) REST
8 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.07%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.03%) Data Extraction
5 5 (4.31%) EPoS
6 2 (1.72%) iSeries
6 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.72%) Physics
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) User Experience
7 1 (0.86%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.86%) DTV
7 1 (0.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.97%) Linux
2 20 (17.24%) UNIX
2 20 (17.24%) Windows
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Regression Testing
2 32 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (20.69%) Automated Testing
4 22 (18.97%) E-Commerce
5 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.79%) Logistics
7 14 (12.07%) Integration Testing
8 13 (11.21%) Business Analysis
9 12 (10.34%) Test Management
9 12 (10.34%) Performance Testing
9 12 (10.34%) Project Management
10 11 (9.48%) Data Analysis
10 11 (9.48%) Software Testing
10 11 (9.48%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.90%) Test Strategy
12 8 (6.90%) Test Scripting
12 8 (6.90%) Test Planning
13 7 (6.03%) EAM
13 7 (6.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 46 (39.66%) SQL
2 27 (23.28%) Java
3 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.03%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.03%) VBA
4 7 (6.03%) C#
5 4 (3.45%) Delphi
6 3 (2.59%) C
7 1 (0.86%) C++
7 1 (0.86%) COBOL
7 1 (0.86%) Python
7 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) Degree
2 33 (28.45%) ISEB
3 22 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (14.66%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (24.14%) Oracle
2 20 (17.24%) HP
3 14 (12.07%) IBM
3 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.62%) MKS
5 8 (6.90%) SAP
6 7 (6.03%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (6.03%) Infor
7 4 (3.45%) Siebel
7 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.59%) VMware
9 1 (0.86%) hybris
9 1 (0.86%) Cognos
Brentwood, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - 40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire (AL1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £50 - 60k (DOE)
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago