The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 144 92 136
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +44
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% 1.97% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 2.54% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 13
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £37,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1966 1653 1954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.11% 77.46% 73.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1241 1571
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £64,500 £63,000
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 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 23 July 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 23 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
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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
Hitchin -11 3 - -
Stevenage - 2 £42,250 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £43,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £43,000 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
3 15 (51.72%) C#
3 15 (51.72%) CMS
4 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (20.69%) Google
7 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
8 4 (13.79%) Demand Management
8 4 (13.79%) Erlang
8 4 (13.79%) LTE
8 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) 4G
8 4 (13.79%) WCDMA
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.79%) GPRS
8 4 (13.79%) GSM
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) QA
9 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Data Security
9 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (51.72%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) GPRS
1 4 (13.79%) GSM
1 4 (13.79%) WCDMA
1 4 (13.79%) LTE
1 4 (13.79%) 4G
2 1 (3.45%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Web Developer
2 15 (51.72%) .NET Developer
2 15 (51.72%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
1 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
2 2 (6.90%) Ajax
2 2 (6.90%) Java EE
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) EPoS
2 2 (6.90%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
2 4 (13.79%) Demand Management
2 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
2 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Data Security
4 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) Erlang
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.90%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) EPiServer
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) SAP