The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 123 102 131
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 17 38 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 1.61% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.08% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
- +20.30%
System Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1853 1824 1619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.85% 77.12% 71.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1264 1280
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

System Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Reading region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Reading

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 42 (66.67%) C#
2 35 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 34 (53.97%) .NET
4 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (46.03%) SQL
6 23 (36.51%) MySQL
7 22 (34.92%) OO
8 21 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 20 (31.75%) Web Services
9 20 (31.75%) Telerik
10 19 (30.16%) PHP
10 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 18 (28.57%) WPF
12 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
12 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
13 16 (25.40%) HTML
13 16 (25.40%) Unit Testing
14 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
15 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
15 13 (20.63%) OOP
15 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
15 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
15 13 (20.63%) Google
15 13 (20.63%) Degree
15 13 (20.63%) WCF
15 13 (20.63%) DevExpress
15 13 (20.63%) Google App Engine
15 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (20.63%) Google Cloud Platform

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.35%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.35%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.05%) InfoPath
3 5 (7.94%) MS Office
4 3 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SAP FI
1 5 (7.94%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (7.94%) SAP CO
1 5 (7.94%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Google App Engine
1 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (20.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (7.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) MySQL
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
3 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.52%) HP UFT
3 6 (9.52%) Selenium
4 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.35%) Ant
5 4 (6.35%) Log4j
5 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 4 (6.35%) Maven
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (19.05%) Aerospace
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Developer
2 31 (49.21%) Software Engineer
3 16 (25.40%) Software Developer
4 12 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 10 (15.87%) .NET Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Senior Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Programmer
5 10 (15.87%) C# Programmer
6 8 (12.70%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Junior Tester
7 6 (9.52%) Software Tester
7 6 (9.52%) Tester
7 6 (9.52%) Junior
7 6 (9.52%) Junior Software Tester
8 5 (7.94%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 5 (7.94%) WPF Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) .NET
2 20 (31.75%) Web Services
3 18 (28.57%) WPF
4 16 (25.40%) HTML
5 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 13 (20.63%) WCF
7 11 (17.46%) jQuery
8 10 (15.87%) Ajax
9 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (14.29%) REST
9 9 (14.29%) XML
10 8 (12.70%) CSS
11 7 (11.11%) XSL
11 7 (11.11%) RESTful
11 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.94%) HTML5
12 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
12 5 (7.94%) LINQ
13 4 (6.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (17.46%) Client/Server
3 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
5 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.76%) Social Media
7 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (34.92%) OO
4 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (25.40%) Unit Testing
6 13 (20.63%) OOP
7 12 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (14.29%) MVC
9 8 (12.70%) Scrum
9 8 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Web Application Development
9 8 (12.70%) Automation Testing
9 8 (12.70%) SDLC
9 8 (12.70%) API Development
10 7 (11.11%) RAD
11 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.94%) MVVM
12 5 (7.94%) SOA
13 4 (6.35%) B2B
13 4 (6.35%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 42 (66.67%) C#
2 29 (46.03%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) PHP
4 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
6 11 (17.46%) VB
7 6 (9.52%) Java
8 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.35%) XPath
9 4 (6.35%) XQuery
10 2 (3.17%) C++
11 1 (1.59%) PHP5
11 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) APMP
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Telerik
2 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.63%) Google
3 13 (20.63%) DevExpress
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle
5 5 (7.94%) SAP
6 4 (6.35%) VMware
7 3 (4.76%) IBM
7 3 (4.76%) HP
7 3 (4.76%) Capita
8 1 (1.59%) Zend
8 1 (1.59%) Twitter
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