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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 110 93 139
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +46
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 27 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.32% 1.82% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.41% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 23
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £41,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £72,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1636 1454 2171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.20% 75.61% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1088 1820
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 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 January 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 January 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
Watford - 19 £39,750 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 7 - -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 24 (58.54%) ISEB
2 23 (56.10%) SQL
3 21 (51.22%) Java
3 21 (51.22%) Retail
4 20 (48.78%) HTML
4 20 (48.78%) E-Commerce
4 20 (48.78%) Degree
4 20 (48.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (43.90%) UNIX
6 18 (43.90%) XML
7 14 (34.15%) Regression Testing
8 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
8 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
8 13 (31.71%) Flash
8 13 (31.71%) HP
8 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
9 12 (29.27%) DbVisualizer
9 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
9 12 (29.27%) J2EE
9 12 (29.27%) DB2
9 12 (29.27%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (26.83%) LoadRunner
10 11 (26.83%) Oracle
10 11 (26.83%) IBM
10 11 (26.83%) MQSeries
11 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
11 10 (24.39%) Integration Testing
12 7 (17.07%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (17.07%) Finance

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
2 11 (26.83%) MQSeries
3 6 (14.63%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (7.32%) JBoss
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) RiskWrite
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) DB2
1 12 (29.27%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (17.07%) Data Mining
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (14.63%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (26.83%) LoadRunner
3 4 (9.76%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.44%) TestNG
5 1 (2.44%) JBehave
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 21 (51.22%) Retail
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Tester
2 8 (19.51%) Test Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Test Leader
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) PMO Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior PMO Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Team Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) HTML
2 18 (43.90%) XML
3 13 (31.71%) Flash
4 12 (29.27%) J2EE
5 6 (14.63%) SOAP
5 6 (14.63%) REST
6 3 (7.32%) Servlets
7 1 (2.44%) .NET
7 1 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
3 7 (17.07%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) UNIX
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) E-Commerce
2 14 (34.15%) Regression Testing
3 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Integration Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) ETL
5 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.63%) Content Management
6 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.63%) People Management
7 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.76%) Matrix Management
8 4 (9.76%) Coaching
9 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.32%) EAM
10 2 (4.88%) Document Management
10 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) Java
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) VBA
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) ISEB
2 20 (48.78%) Degree
2 20 (48.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) HP
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) IBM
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Infor
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) hybris
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £37000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago