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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 79 87 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 17 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.35% 0.29% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.35% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 21
Average salary £55,000 £28,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.98% -43.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £28,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1035 857 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.40% 81.70% 75.74%
Number of salaries quoted 829 672 585
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram 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 4 March 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
Brentwood -1 12 £55,000 -
Hockley - 1 £24,000 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 22 (56.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (48.72%) Finance
3 17 (43.59%) Logistics
4 15 (38.46%) Windows
5 13 (33.33%) Linux
5 13 (33.33%) JBoss
5 13 (33.33%) IIS
5 13 (33.33%) .NET
5 13 (33.33%) Oracle
5 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (28.21%) Regression Testing
7 11 (28.21%) MKS
7 11 (28.21%) Subversion
8 10 (25.64%) AWD
8 10 (25.64%) Middleware
9 9 (23.08%) QA
9 9 (23.08%) Performance Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Project Management
11 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
12 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
12 5 (12.82%) SAP
13 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (10.26%) CRM
13 4 (10.26%) Siebel
13 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 13 (33.33%) JBoss
1 13 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (25.64%) AWD
2 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.56%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (2.56%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 11 (28.21%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Business Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) QA Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior QA Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) iSeries
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
4 1 (2.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (43.59%) Logistics
3 11 (28.21%) Regression Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) CRM
8 4 (10.26%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Test Management
8 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (28.21%) MKS
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (10.26%) Siebel
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) IBM