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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 121 126 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 16 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% 0.65% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.77% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 8
Median salary £29,500 £35,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
1890 1829 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.98% 84.72% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1565 1514 1640
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bishop's Stortford - 4 - -
Hertford - 4 £25,000 -
Watford -3 2 £65,000 +85.71%
Borehamwood -5 2 £29,500 -15.71%
Harpenden - 1 £22,500 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 7 (28.00%) Retail
4 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (24.00%) LabVIEW
4 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
4 6 (24.00%) Physics
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.00%) Change Control
5 5 (20.00%) OLTP
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (20.00%) SOAP
5 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) JIRA
6 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) hybris
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) OLTP
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) LabVIEW
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Optical Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Software Tester
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) Flash
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Physics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) CentOS
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Change Control
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Presales
6 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PhD
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) hybris
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM