The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 111 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 31 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.47% 0.97% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.30% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 30
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.97%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1581 1686 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.21% 74.34% 78.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1303 1777
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

System Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
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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
Watford - 15 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Borehamwood - 3 £40,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £47,500 -
Stevenage +17 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £54,000 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 32 (65.31%) SQL
2 27 (55.10%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (48.98%) Java
4 22 (44.90%) Retail
5 20 (40.82%) Degree
5 20 (40.82%) XML
5 20 (40.82%) UNIX
5 20 (40.82%) HTML
5 20 (40.82%) ISEB
6 19 (38.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (36.73%) Automated Testing
8 17 (34.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 17 (34.69%) E-Commerce
9 16 (32.65%) Flash
9 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
9 16 (32.65%) Regression Testing
9 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
10 15 (30.61%) J2EE
10 15 (30.61%) DB2
10 15 (30.61%) DbVisualizer
11 13 (26.53%) MQSeries
11 13 (26.53%) LoadRunner
11 13 (26.53%) IBM
11 13 (26.53%) HP
12 12 (24.49%) Linux
13 11 (22.45%) Oracle
14 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
14 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (20.41%) Microsoft

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
2 13 (26.53%) MQSeries
3 7 (14.29%) JBoss
3 7 (14.29%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.04%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HSPA
1 1 (2.04%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) DB2
1 15 (30.61%) DbVisualizer
2 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.16%) MySQL
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (26.53%) LoadRunner
3 8 (16.33%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.12%) Bugzilla
5 3 (6.12%) Subversion
6 2 (4.08%) TestLink
7 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.04%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.04%) TestNG
7 1 (2.04%) JBehave
7 1 (2.04%) JUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (44.90%) Retail
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Tester
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.08%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) PMO Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Senior PMO Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) HTML
1 20 (40.82%) XML
2 16 (32.65%) Flash
3 15 (30.61%) J2EE
4 7 (14.29%) Servlets
5 2 (4.08%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) .NET
5 2 (4.08%) RESTful
5 2 (4.08%) REST
5 2 (4.08%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.04%) HTML5
6 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (55.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.08%) Physics
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) UNIX
2 12 (24.49%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Automated Testing
2 17 (34.69%) E-Commerce
3 16 (32.65%) Regression Testing
4 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.29%) EAM
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.29%) ETL
5 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Coaching
8 4 (8.16%) Matrix Management
8 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.12%) Project Management
9 3 (6.12%) Document Management
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) Java
3 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) C#
5 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) ISEB
1 20 (40.82%) Degree
2 19 (38.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) IBM
1 13 (26.53%) HP
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (14.29%) Infor
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.12%) Cognos
7 1 (2.04%) hybris
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