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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 128 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 14 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.35% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.47% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +14.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1854 1496 2391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.39% 75.44% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1208 1920
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
Watford - 11 £58,750 -
Stevenage - 2 £29,000 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) QA
4 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
4 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (38.10%) ISEB
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (33.33%) Degree
5 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 5 (23.81%) UNIX
7 5 (23.81%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (23.81%) Retail
7 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
8 4 (19.05%) Content Management
8 4 (19.05%) MySQL
8 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
8 4 (19.05%) SOAP
8 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (19.05%) Matrix Management
8 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
8 4 (19.05%) REST
8 4 (19.05%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (19.05%) Coaching

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) RiskWrite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 3 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Developer
5 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Java Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) SOAP
3 4 (19.05%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) Flash
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Content Management
3 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Matrix Management
3 4 (19.05%) Coaching
3 4 (19.05%) People Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Data Security
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISEB
1 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
1 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) HP
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