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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 130 137 98
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 27 7 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.12% 0.28% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.35% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 11
Average salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
1960 2007 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.40% 81.12% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1662 1278
Average salary £48,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 13 - -
Rickmansworth - 4 £43,500 -
Stevenage +8 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
St Albans - 1 £55,000 - 1
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (78.00%) SQL
2 35 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (62.00%) Automated Testing
4 30 (60.00%) Java
5 29 (58.00%) UNIX
6 25 (50.00%) XML
6 25 (50.00%) QA
7 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (46.00%) HTML
8 22 (44.00%) Retail
8 22 (44.00%) Selenium
9 21 (42.00%) HP UFT
10 20 (40.00%) DB2
10 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 20 (40.00%) J2EE
10 20 (40.00%) Flash
10 20 (40.00%) WebSphere
10 20 (40.00%) DbVisualizer
11 18 (36.00%) Regression Testing
12 16 (32.00%) Finance
13 15 (30.00%) Degree
14 14 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (26.00%) Mentoring
16 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
16 12 (24.00%) WebDriver
16 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
16 12 (24.00%) HP
16 12 (24.00%) Linux
16 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (24.00%) TDD

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 4 (8.00%) JBoss
3 4 (8.00%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HSPA
1 3 (6.00%) LTE
2 2 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) DB2
1 20 (40.00%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.00%) MySQL
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.00%) MS Access
6 1 (2.00%) Essbase
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Selenium
2 21 (42.00%) HP UFT
3 12 (24.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 10 (20.00%) Subversion
5 7 (14.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.00%) TestLink
General
1 22 (44.00%) Retail
2 16 (32.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Tester
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 10 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (18.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) PC Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.00%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) XML
2 23 (46.00%) HTML
3 20 (40.00%) J2EE
3 20 (40.00%) Flash
4 10 (20.00%) RESTful
4 10 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 4 (8.00%) Servlets
6 3 (6.00%) .NET
6 3 (6.00%) HTML5
6 3 (6.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) UNIX
2 12 (24.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Automated Testing
2 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Regression Testing
4 14 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (26.00%) Mentoring
6 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (24.00%) TDD
7 11 (22.00%) Manual Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 10 (20.00%) Document Management
8 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (20.00%) Coaching
8 10 (20.00%) BDD
9 9 (18.00%) Project Management
10 8 (16.00%) Time Management
11 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
11 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.00%) EAM
12 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) SQL
2 30 (60.00%) Java
3 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (16.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) HP
2 11 (22.00%) IBM
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Infor
5 3 (6.00%) Cognos
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) Temenos
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.00%) Peregrine
7 1 (2.00%) Siemens
7 1 (2.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
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