The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 87 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 18 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.51% 1.18% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.38% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
System Testing
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1042 1088 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.56% 85.33% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 779 877 649
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

System Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Essex

System Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Brentwood +2 8 - -
Basildon -7 7 - -
Chelmsford - 3 £47,500 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 18 (66.67%) .NET
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) QA
5 8 (29.63%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (29.63%) Wealth Management
5 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (29.63%) Straight-Through Processing
5 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
5 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
5 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
5 8 (29.63%) Workflow
5 8 (29.63%) Project Management
5 8 (29.63%) Process Management
5 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
6 7 (25.93%) XAML
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 7 (25.93%) Web Services
6 7 (25.93%) OOP
6 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
6 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (25.93%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (25.93%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.93%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (25.93%) MSTest

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.41%) MS Access
2 2 (7.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.93%) MSTest
2 7 (25.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Business Manager
3 8 (29.63%) Business Project Manager
3 8 (29.63%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
4 7 (25.93%) Business Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IFS Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IFS Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
2 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
2 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
2 7 (25.93%) Silverlight
2 7 (25.93%) Unity DI Container
2 7 (25.93%) WCF
2 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 7 (25.93%) WPF
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Process Management
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
1 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
1 8 (29.63%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
1 8 (29.63%) Straight-Through Processing
1 8 (29.63%) Wealth Management
1 8 (29.63%) Workflow
2 7 (25.93%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (25.93%) OOP
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
2 7 (25.93%) Technical Analysis
2 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) Logistics
3 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
2 7 (25.93%) XAML
3 2 (7.41%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) MKS
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) IFS