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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 127 133 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 24 15 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.07% 0.59% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.78% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 23
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £36,600 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
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
1692 1922 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.37% 76.15% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1537 1559
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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
Watford +22 13 £42,500 +14.86%
Borehamwood - 3 £40,000 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £47,500 -
St Albans - 1 £55,000 - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £54,000 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (70.91%) SQL
2 35 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (56.36%) Java
4 29 (52.73%) Retail
5 27 (49.09%) XML
5 27 (49.09%) UNIX
5 27 (49.09%) HTML
6 26 (47.27%) Automated Testing
7 23 (41.82%) WebSphere
7 23 (41.82%) Flash
7 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
8 22 (40.00%) J2EE
8 22 (40.00%) DB2
8 22 (40.00%) DbVisualizer
9 20 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
10 19 (34.55%) Regression Testing
10 19 (34.55%) E-Commerce
11 18 (32.73%) ISEB
11 18 (32.73%) Degree
12 17 (30.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (27.27%) IBM
13 15 (27.27%) LoadRunner
13 15 (27.27%) HP
13 15 (27.27%) MQSeries
14 14 (25.45%) Selenium
15 13 (23.64%) QA
15 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (21.82%) Linux
17 11 (20.00%) Oracle
18 10 (18.18%) MS Excel

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (41.82%) WebSphere
2 15 (27.27%) MQSeries
3 7 (12.73%) JBoss
3 7 (12.73%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.82%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HSPA
1 1 (1.82%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) DB2
1 22 (40.00%) DbVisualizer
2 10 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (12.73%) Data Mining
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.27%) MySQL
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (27.27%) LoadRunner
3 14 (25.45%) Selenium
4 8 (14.55%) Subversion
4 8 (14.55%) WebDriver
4 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.09%) JIRA
6 3 (5.45%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.64%) TestLink
8 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.82%) JBehave
8 1 (1.82%) TestNG
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 29 (52.73%) Retail
2 8 (14.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Tester
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Test Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Automation Tester
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.82%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Automation Team Leader
9 1 (1.82%) PC Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) XML
1 27 (49.09%) HTML
2 23 (41.82%) Flash
3 22 (40.00%) J2EE
4 7 (12.73%) RESTful
4 7 (12.73%) Servlets
4 7 (12.73%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) .NET
5 2 (3.64%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.73%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.64%) Physics
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) UNIX
2 12 (21.82%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Windows
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Automated Testing
2 19 (34.55%) Regression Testing
2 19 (34.55%) E-Commerce
3 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.55%) Document Management
5 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Data Analysis
6 7 (12.73%) TDD
6 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
6 7 (12.73%) EAM
6 7 (12.73%) ETL
6 7 (12.73%) Coaching
7 6 (10.91%) Project Management
7 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
7 6 (10.91%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) SQL
2 31 (56.36%) Java
3 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) C#
5 7 (12.73%) PL/SQL
5 7 (12.73%) VBA
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) ISEB
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 17 (30.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) IBM
1 15 (27.27%) HP
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle
3 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.73%) Infor
4 7 (12.73%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.45%) Cognos
7 1 (1.82%) hybris
7 1 (1.82%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.82%) Remedy
7 1 (1.82%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.82%) Siemens
7 1 (1.82%) Avaya
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Netcel
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago