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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 201 222 172
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -50
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 61 61 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.81% 0.71% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.91% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 74
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.80%
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
6035 6735 6567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.79% 78.20% 76.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4902 5534 5660
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -4 22 £46,000 +31.42% 2
Essex +9 14 £47,500 -54.76% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 13 £52,000 +38.66% 3
Bedfordshire +20 12 £32,750 -3.67% 2
System Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (40.52%) SQL
2 35 (30.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 35 (30.17%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (29.31%) Regression Testing
4 30 (25.86%) ISEB
5 29 (25.00%) QA
6 27 (23.28%) Retail
6 27 (23.28%) Degree
6 27 (23.28%) Finance
7 26 (22.41%) Java
7 26 (22.41%) Automated Testing
8 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (18.97%) Linux
9 22 (18.97%) HP
10 21 (18.10%) XML
10 21 (18.10%) UNIX
10 21 (18.10%) HTML
10 21 (18.10%) Oracle
11 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
11 19 (16.38%) QuickTest Pro
11 19 (16.38%) E-Commerce
11 19 (16.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (14.66%) JBoss
12 17 (14.66%) Flash
12 17 (14.66%) DB2
12 17 (14.66%) JavaScript
12 17 (14.66%) WebSphere
12 17 (14.66%) ISTQB
13 16 (13.79%) Test Management
13 16 (13.79%) DbVisualizer

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (14.66%) JBoss
1 17 (14.66%) WebSphere
2 13 (11.21%) MQSeries
3 10 (8.62%) IIS
4 8 (6.90%) Apache
5 2 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.86%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.86%) Drupal
6 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.76%) AWD
2 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.86%) Magento
4 1 (0.86%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.86%) BASE24
4 1 (0.86%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) SMS
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
1 1 (0.86%) HSPA
1 1 (0.86%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) DB2
3 16 (13.79%) DbVisualizer
4 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.03%) Data Mining
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.45%) MySQL
7 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (11.21%) LoadRunner
2 13 (11.21%) Subversion
2 13 (11.21%) Selenium
3 9 (7.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (4.31%) JIRA
5 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.59%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.59%) NUnit
7 2 (1.72%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.72%) TestLink
8 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.86%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.86%) TestNG
8 1 (0.86%) JBehave
8 1 (0.86%) JUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
1 27 (23.28%) Retail
2 4 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (37.93%) Analyst
2 20 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 18 (15.52%) Tester
4 16 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (12.93%) Test Manager
6 12 (10.34%) Test Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.76%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) QA Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Developer
10 5 (4.31%) QA Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Senior QA Manager
11 4 (3.45%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.10%) HTML
1 21 (18.10%) XML
2 17 (14.66%) Flash
3 16 (13.79%) J2EE
4 15 (12.93%) .NET
5 9 (7.76%) Middleware
6 7 (6.03%) Servlets
7 3 (2.59%) RESTful
7 3 (2.59%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.72%) REST
8 2 (1.72%) SOAP
9 1 (0.86%) HTML5
9 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.86%) WPF
9 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.03%) Data Extraction
4 5 (4.31%) EPoS
4 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.72%) Physics
6 1 (0.86%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.86%) DTV
6 1 (0.86%) AS400
6 1 (0.86%) iSeries
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.97%) Linux
2 21 (18.10%) UNIX
3 15 (12.93%) Windows
4 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.72%) VMS
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 34 (29.31%) Regression Testing
3 26 (22.41%) Automated Testing
4 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.38%) E-Commerce
6 16 (13.79%) Test Management
7 15 (12.93%) Business Analysis
7 15 (12.93%) Logistics
8 13 (11.21%) Project Management
9 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.48%) Data Analysis
9 11 (9.48%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.48%) Software Testing
9 11 (9.48%) Integration Testing
10 10 (8.62%) Software Delivery
11 9 (7.76%) User Stories
12 8 (6.90%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.03%) Time Management
13 7 (6.03%) TDD
13 7 (6.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.52%) SQL
2 26 (22.41%) Java
3 17 (14.66%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.76%) C#
5 7 (6.03%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.03%) VBA
6 2 (1.72%) C++
7 1 (0.86%) COBOL
7 1 (0.86%) Delphi
7 1 (0.86%) Python
7 1 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (25.86%) ISEB
2 27 (23.28%) Degree
3 19 (16.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (14.66%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.86%) PMP
6 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) HP
2 21 (18.10%) Oracle
3 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.07%) IBM
5 9 (7.76%) SAP
5 9 (7.76%) MKS
6 7 (6.03%) Infor
6 7 (6.03%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.45%) Siebel
8 3 (2.59%) Cognos
9 1 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.86%) Avaya
9 1 (0.86%) Remedy
9 1 (0.86%) Peregrine
9 1 (0.86%) Siemens
9 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.86%) hybris
9 1 (0.86%) Computacenter
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Excellent salary + flexible benefits
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