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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 126 99 143
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +44
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 20 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 1.64% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.17% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 24
Average salary £58,750 £63,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £52,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1788 1431 2297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.11% 75.59% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1076 1947
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 £62,500 £65,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 - 16 £60,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - - 2
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) ISEB
3 16 (55.17%) Degree
4 14 (48.28%) HTML
4 14 (48.28%) XML
4 14 (48.28%) UNIX
4 14 (48.28%) E-Commerce
4 14 (48.28%) Retail
4 14 (48.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle
7 9 (31.03%) HP
7 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
8 8 (27.59%) J2EE
8 8 (27.59%) DB2
8 8 (27.59%) Flash
8 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
8 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
8 8 (27.59%) DbVisualizer
9 7 (24.14%) MQSeries
9 7 (24.14%) IBM
9 7 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (24.14%) LoadRunner
9 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
9 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
10 6 (20.69%) MySQL

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
2 7 (24.14%) MQSeries
3 6 (20.69%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) RiskWrite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) DB2
1 8 (27.59%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (24.14%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 14 (48.28%) Retail
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Tester
2 6 (20.69%) Test Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Java Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) PMO Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior PMO Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) HTML
1 14 (48.28%) XML
2 8 (27.59%) Flash
2 8 (27.59%) J2EE
3 6 (20.69%) SOAP
3 6 (20.69%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) Ajax
4 2 (6.90%) Java EE
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Data Extraction
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) E-Commerce
2 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Content Management
5 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.69%) People Management
6 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
6 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) VBA
4 3 (10.34%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) ISEB
2 16 (55.17%) Degree
3 14 (48.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
1 9 (31.03%) HP
2 7 (24.14%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Infor
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago