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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 210 218 180
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 59 65 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 0.77% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.98% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 54
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £100,750 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +15.94%
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
6096 6650 6440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.70% 78.61% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4984 5457 5529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 May 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 May 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 +12 22 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Cambridgeshire +24 16 £51,500 +14.44% 3
Essex +4 16 £38,750 -38.00% 1
Bedfordshire +8 5 £33,000 +1.53% 1
System Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 54 (40.91%) SQL
2 40 (30.30%) Regression Testing
2 40 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 36 (27.27%) QA
5 34 (25.76%) Retail
6 33 (25.00%) Java
7 32 (24.24%) ISEB
8 30 (22.73%) Automated Testing
9 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (21.21%) HTML
10 28 (21.21%) XML
10 28 (21.21%) UNIX
11 27 (20.45%) HP
11 27 (20.45%) Finance
11 27 (20.45%) Degree
12 24 (18.18%) Flash
12 24 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 24 (18.18%) DB2
12 24 (18.18%) WebSphere
13 23 (17.42%) DbVisualizer
13 23 (17.42%) J2EE
13 23 (17.42%) Linux
14 22 (16.67%) Oracle
14 22 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 22 (16.67%) ISTQB
15 21 (15.91%) Test Management
15 21 (15.91%) QuickTest Pro
15 21 (15.91%) SQL Server
16 20 (15.15%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 18 (13.64%) JBoss
3 15 (11.36%) MQSeries
4 11 (8.33%) IIS
5 7 (5.30%) Apache
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.52%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) Drupal
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.76%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 15 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.33%) AWD
2 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) FTP
1 2 (1.52%) Wireless
2 1 (0.76%) HSPA
2 1 (0.76%) LTE
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.18%) DB2
2 23 (17.42%) DbVisualizer
3 21 (15.91%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.30%) Data Mining
5 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.03%) MySQL
7 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (15.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (15.15%) Subversion
3 18 (13.64%) Selenium
4 15 (11.36%) LoadRunner
5 11 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (6.82%) WebDriver
6 9 (6.82%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.79%) JIRA
8 3 (2.27%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.27%) NUnit
9 2 (1.52%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.52%) TestLink
10 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.76%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.76%) TestNG
10 1 (0.76%) JBehave
10 1 (0.76%) JUnit
General
1 34 (25.76%) Retail
2 27 (20.45%) Finance
3 4 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (31.06%) Analyst
2 26 (19.70%) Tester
3 20 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 18 (13.64%) Test Manager
5 14 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 8 (6.06%) Automation Tester
7 8 (6.06%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (5.30%) QA Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Administrator
8 7 (5.30%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.55%) Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) QA Manager
9 6 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Senior QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.21%) HTML
1 28 (21.21%) XML
2 24 (18.18%) Flash
3 23 (17.42%) J2EE
4 16 (12.12%) .NET
5 11 (8.33%) Middleware
6 8 (6.06%) RESTful
6 8 (6.06%) Gherkin
7 7 (5.30%) Servlets
8 2 (1.52%) SOAP
8 2 (1.52%) WPF
8 2 (1.52%) REST
9 1 (0.76%) HTML5
9 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.85%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.30%) Data Extraction
5 5 (3.79%) EPoS
6 3 (2.27%) CMDB
7 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.52%) Physics
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.76%) GIS
8 1 (0.76%) AS400
8 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.21%) UNIX
2 23 (17.42%) Linux
3 19 (14.39%) Windows
4 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.52%) VMS
6 2 (1.52%) Android
7 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.30%) Regression Testing
2 39 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (22.73%) Automated Testing
4 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 21 (15.91%) Test Management
7 17 (12.88%) Logistics
7 17 (12.88%) Test Automation
8 16 (12.12%) Business Analysis
9 15 (11.36%) Integration Testing
10 14 (10.61%) Project Management
11 12 (9.09%) TDD
11 12 (9.09%) Software Delivery
12 11 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 10 (7.58%) Asset Management
13 10 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (7.58%) Software Testing
14 9 (6.82%) Test Scripting
14 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.91%) SQL
2 33 (25.00%) Java
3 24 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.58%) C#
5 7 (5.30%) VBA
5 7 (5.30%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.27%) C
6 3 (2.27%) Python
7 2 (1.52%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) COBOL
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 32 (24.24%) ISEB
2 27 (20.45%) Degree
3 22 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 16 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.79%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) PMP
6 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (20.45%) HP
2 22 (16.67%) Oracle
3 16 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.36%) IBM
5 11 (8.33%) MKS
6 9 (6.82%) SAP
7 7 (5.30%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (5.30%) Infor
8 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.03%) Siebel
9 3 (2.27%) Cognos
10 2 (1.52%) ESRI
11 1 (0.76%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.76%) Remedy
11 1 (0.76%) Peregrine
11 1 (0.76%) Siemens
11 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.76%) Avaya
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Cobham - AMS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 50k plus Pension, Healthcare, 25 days and more
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Netcel
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedfordshire
Aspire People IT
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Posted: 21 days ago