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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 98 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 44 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.81% 0.85% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 39 12 4
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £40,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.97%
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
1992 1790 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.87% 76.46% 70.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1341 1136
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (68.35%) C#
2 51 (64.56%) .NET
3 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (39.24%) Software Engineering
5 30 (37.97%) Web Services
5 30 (37.97%) Telerik
6 25 (31.65%) OO
6 25 (31.65%) jQuery
6 25 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (31.65%) DevExpress
7 24 (30.38%) WPF
7 24 (30.38%) OOA/OOD
7 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
7 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
8 23 (29.11%) HTML
8 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET
9 22 (27.85%) Degree
10 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
10 21 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (26.58%) MVC
11 19 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (22.78%) Mobile App
12 18 (22.78%) Unit Testing
13 17 (21.52%) CSS
13 17 (21.52%) SQL
14 16 (20.25%) QuickTest Pro
14 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
14 16 (20.25%) .NET Framework
14 16 (20.25%) Waterfall
14 16 (20.25%) Selenium

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (7.59%) IIS
2 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.06%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) Liferay
3 4 (5.06%) JBoss
3 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.92%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) InfoPath
4 3 (3.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP FI
1 4 (5.06%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (5.06%) SAP CO
1 4 (5.06%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) SaaS
2 5 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (6.33%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) MySQL
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 16 (20.25%) Selenium
2 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.06%) Ant
5 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.06%) Log4j
5 4 (5.06%) Subversion
5 4 (5.06%) Maven
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
1 4 (5.06%) Aerospace
1 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
1 4 (5.06%) Banking
1 4 (5.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (60.76%) Developer
2 34 (43.04%) Software Engineer
3 31 (39.24%) Software Developer
4 19 (24.05%) C# Developer
5 17 (21.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (20.25%) Junior Software Tester
6 16 (20.25%) Junior Tester
6 16 (20.25%) Tester
6 16 (20.25%) Junior
6 16 (20.25%) Software Tester
7 15 (18.99%) .NET Developer
8 12 (15.19%) Software Test Engineer
8 12 (15.19%) Test Engineer
8 12 (15.19%) QA Tester
8 12 (15.19%) Graduate
8 12 (15.19%) Automation Tester
8 12 (15.19%) QA Engineer
8 12 (15.19%) Junior Software Engineer
8 12 (15.19%) Junior Test Engineer
8 12 (15.19%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (64.56%) .NET
2 30 (37.97%) Web Services
3 25 (31.65%) jQuery
4 24 (30.38%) WPF
5 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET
5 23 (29.11%) HTML
6 21 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (21.52%) CSS
8 16 (20.25%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.13%) HTML5
10 7 (8.86%) Ajax
11 6 (7.59%) WCF
11 6 (7.59%) XML
12 5 (6.33%) XSL
12 5 (6.33%) NHibernate
12 5 (6.33%) StructureMap
12 5 (6.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (6.33%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (6.33%) REST
12 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
2 19 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (22.78%) Mobile App
4 9 (11.39%) Client/Server
5 7 (8.86%) Social Media
6 5 (6.33%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
7 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.53%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (1.27%) User Experience
10 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.24%) Software Engineering
3 25 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (31.65%) OO
4 24 (30.38%) OOA/OOD
5 21 (26.58%) MVC
6 18 (22.78%) Unit Testing
7 16 (20.25%) Waterfall
7 16 (20.25%) Web Application Development
8 15 (18.99%) Automation Testing
9 11 (13.92%) MVVM
10 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (6.33%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (6.33%) OOP
12 5 (6.33%) RAD
12 5 (6.33%) Scrum
13 4 (5.06%) SOA
13 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
13 4 (5.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 54 (68.35%) C#
2 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.52%) SQL
4 8 (10.13%) PHP
5 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.33%) VB
6 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.33%) C++
6 5 (6.33%) Java
6 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.06%) XPath
7 4 (5.06%) XQuery
8 1 (1.27%) PHP5
8 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) APMP
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.80%) ISEB
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Telerik
2 25 (31.65%) DevExpress
3 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle
4 5 (6.33%) Google
5 4 (5.06%) VMware
5 4 (5.06%) SAP
6 3 (3.80%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) HP
6 3 (3.80%) Capita
7 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.27%) Zend
Reading, Berkshire
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