The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 69 79 93
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 24 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.00% 1.26% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 1.61% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,900 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £51,000 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
836 871 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 69.61% 78.61% 71.02%
Number of salaries quoted 702 717 737
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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
Basildon +9 10 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Chelmsford - 5 £33,500 -
Brentwood +5 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £35,000 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Wealth Management
4 8 (23.53%) Network Architecture
4 8 (23.53%) Multicast
4 8 (23.53%) WAN
4 8 (23.53%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) Internet
4 8 (23.53%) OSPF
4 8 (23.53%) BGP
4 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Juniper
5 7 (20.59%) Junos
6 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.65%) DWDM
6 6 (17.65%) MPLS
6 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) SDH
6 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 5 (14.71%) Equities
7 5 (14.71%) JNCIE
7 5 (14.71%) Firewall
7 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (14.71%) Python
7 5 (14.71%) Perl
7 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (14.71%) Cisco
7 5 (14.71%) CCIE
7 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Network Security

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) WAN
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
1 8 (23.53%) OSPF
1 8 (23.53%) BGP
1 8 (23.53%) Multicast
2 7 (20.59%) Junos
3 6 (17.65%) SDH
3 6 (17.65%) DWDM
3 6 (17.65%) MPLS
4 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.71%) Firewall
4 5 (14.71%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
1 3 (8.82%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Programme Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Design Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Web Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Deployment Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Release Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Junior
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Equities
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Wealth Management
2 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
2 8 (23.53%) Network Architecture
3 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.76%) Network Design
5 4 (11.76%) Logistics
5 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.88%) Test Management
8 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.94%) Change Control
8 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (14.71%) JNCIE
1 5 (14.71%) CCIE
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Juniper
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) JBoss
3 3 (8.82%) MKS
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Kofax
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