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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 128 134 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 23 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.95% 0.34% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.42% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 13
Average salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1979 1888 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.91% 81.06% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 1536 1206
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 5 - -
Rickmansworth - 4 £43,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Borehamwood - 2 £35,000 - 1
Stevenage +7 1 - -
Letchworth +2 1 £62,500 +45.34%
Royston - 1 £50,000 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (71.74%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (69.57%) SQL
3 30 (65.22%) UNIX
3 30 (65.22%) Automated Testing
4 26 (56.52%) Java
5 25 (54.35%) QA
6 24 (52.17%) HTML
7 23 (50.00%) XML
7 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (43.48%) Selenium
8 20 (43.48%) WebSphere
8 20 (43.48%) J2EE
8 20 (43.48%) HP UFT
9 19 (41.30%) DB2
9 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
9 19 (41.30%) Flash
9 19 (41.30%) Retail
9 19 (41.30%) DbVisualizer
10 17 (36.96%) Regression Testing
11 15 (32.61%) Finance
12 13 (28.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (28.26%) Degree
12 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (28.26%) WebDriver
12 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
13 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
13 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
13 12 (26.09%) TDD
13 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
13 12 (26.09%) HP

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (43.48%) WebSphere
2 9 (19.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) JCAPS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Office
2 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.17%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) HSPA
1 3 (6.52%) LTE
2 2 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) DB2
1 19 (41.30%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Essbase
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) HP UFT
1 20 (43.48%) Selenium
2 13 (28.26%) WebDriver
3 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
4 10 (21.74%) Subversion
4 10 (21.74%) LoadRunner
5 7 (15.22%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.35%) LabVIEW
8 1 (2.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 19 (41.30%) Retail
2 15 (32.61%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Tester
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Automation Tester
3 10 (21.74%) Selenium Tester
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) PC Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Development Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) HTML
2 23 (50.00%) XML
3 20 (43.48%) J2EE
4 19 (41.30%) Flash
5 10 (21.74%) RESTful
5 10 (21.74%) Gherkin
6 4 (8.70%) .NET
7 3 (6.52%) WPF
7 3 (6.52%) HTML5
8 1 (2.17%) REST
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.17%) JMS
8 1 (2.17%) WSDL
8 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.17%) CSS
8 1 (2.17%) SOAP
8 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (71.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.35%) Physics
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) UNIX
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Automated Testing
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) Regression Testing
4 13 (28.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
5 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 12 (26.09%) TDD
6 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
6 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
7 10 (21.74%) BDD
7 10 (21.74%) Coaching
7 10 (21.74%) Document Management
8 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.39%) Project Management
9 8 (17.39%) Time Management
10 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (10.87%) ETL
12 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
13 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 26 (56.52%) Java
3 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) C#
4 4 (8.70%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.52%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (13.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (54.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) HP
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) IBM
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Cognos
4 2 (4.35%) Temenos
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Avaya
5 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.17%) Peregrine
5 1 (2.17%) Siemens
5 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.17%) webMethods
5 1 (2.17%) Remedy
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.17%) Ventyx
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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