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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 113 112 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 35 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.69% 1.13% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.50% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 25
Average salary £43,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1605 1604 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.72% 75.70% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1210 1775
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 £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 3 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 3 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
(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 - 20 £42,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 7 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £40,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £54,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £44,500 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 (62.75%) SQL
2 27 (52.94%) Java
3 26 (50.98%) ISEB
4 25 (49.02%) Retail
5 24 (47.06%) Degree
5 24 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (43.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (43.14%) HTML
6 22 (43.14%) XML
7 21 (41.18%) UNIX
7 21 (41.18%) E-Commerce
8 16 (31.37%) Oracle
9 15 (29.41%) Regression Testing
9 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 15 (29.41%) Flash
9 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
9 15 (29.41%) WebSphere
10 14 (27.45%) HP
10 14 (27.45%) J2EE
10 14 (27.45%) DB2
10 14 (27.45%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (27.45%) DbVisualizer
11 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
12 12 (23.53%) LoadRunner
12 12 (23.53%) IBM
12 12 (23.53%) MQSeries
13 10 (19.61%) Linux
13 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
14 9 (17.65%) QA
14 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 15 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 12 (23.53%) MQSeries
3 7 (13.73%) JBoss
3 7 (13.73%) Apache
4 6 (11.76%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
1 1 (1.96%) RiskWrite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) DB2
1 14 (27.45%) DbVisualizer
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) MySQL
3 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (13.73%) Data Mining
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (23.53%) LoadRunner
3 7 (13.73%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) Bugzilla
4 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) TestLink
6 1 (1.96%) JUnit
6 1 (1.96%) TestNG
6 1 (1.96%) JBehave
6 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (49.02%) Retail
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Tester
2 9 (17.65%) Test Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Administrator
3 7 (13.73%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.92%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Senior PMO Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) HTML
1 22 (43.14%) XML
2 15 (29.41%) Flash
3 14 (27.45%) J2EE
4 7 (13.73%) Servlets
5 6 (11.76%) SOAP
5 6 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) RESTful
7 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
3 7 (13.73%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.92%) Physics
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) UNIX
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) E-Commerce
2 15 (29.41%) Regression Testing
2 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.73%) EAM
5 7 (13.73%) ETL
5 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) Asset Management
5 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
6 6 (11.76%) Content Management
6 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.76%) People Management
7 5 (9.80%) Coaching
8 4 (7.84%) Matrix Management
8 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.88%) Document Management
9 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 27 (52.94%) Java
3 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
4 7 (13.73%) VBA
4 7 (13.73%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) ISEB
2 24 (47.06%) Degree
3 22 (43.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Oracle
2 14 (27.45%) HP
3 12 (23.53%) IBM
4 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.73%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (13.73%) Infor
6 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.88%) VMware
8 1 (1.96%) Cognos
8 1 (1.96%) hybris
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