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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 81 89 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 22 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.57% 0.79% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.96% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 25
Average salary £43,750 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.52% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
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
1143 937 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.64% 82.05% 74.73%
Number of salaries quoted 881 712 561
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
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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 -11 9 £43,750 -
Basildon +7 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £35,000 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 16 (34.04%) Linux
4 13 (27.66%) Regression Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Logistics
5 12 (25.53%) SQL
5 12 (25.53%) Oracle
6 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
6 11 (23.40%) IIS
6 11 (23.40%) .NET
6 11 (23.40%) JBoss
6 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
8 9 (19.15%) MKS
8 9 (19.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (19.15%) Subversion
9 8 (17.02%) AWD
9 8 (17.02%) Performance Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Network Architecture
9 8 (17.02%) Multicast
9 8 (17.02%) WAN
9 8 (17.02%) Internet
9 8 (17.02%) Middleware
9 8 (17.02%) OSPF
9 8 (17.02%) BGP
10 7 (14.89%) Juniper
10 7 (14.89%) Junos
10 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
11 6 (12.77%) DWDM
11 6 (12.77%) MPLS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 11 (23.40%) IIS
1 11 (23.40%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) AWD
2 1 (2.13%) BASE24
2 1 (2.13%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) WAN
1 8 (17.02%) Internet
1 8 (17.02%) OSPF
1 8 (17.02%) BGP
1 8 (17.02%) Multicast
2 7 (14.89%) Junos
3 6 (12.77%) SDH
3 6 (12.77%) DWDM
3 6 (12.77%) MPLS
4 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) Firewall
4 5 (10.64%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 9 (19.15%) Subversion
2 4 (8.51%) Selenium
3 3 (6.38%) JIRA
4 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Front Office
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Test Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Junior
8 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 8 (17.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Equities
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) iSeries
5 1 (2.13%) DTV
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Android
4 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Regression Testing
1 13 (27.66%) Logistics
2 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Performance Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Network Architecture
5 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Network Design
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.38%) Wealth Management
9 2 (4.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Python
2 5 (10.64%) Perl
3 2 (4.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) CCIE
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.64%) JNCIE
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) MKS
3 7 (14.89%) Juniper
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) HP