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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 111 141 123
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 36 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 8 6
Average salary £40,000 £46,750 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.43% +122.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £43,850 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2062 2003 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.43% 78.64% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1510 1281
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (65.00%) C#
2 38 (63.33%) .NET
3 27 (45.00%) Web Services
4 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (36.67%) WPF
7 19 (31.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (28.33%) Automation Testing
10 16 (26.67%) SQL
10 16 (26.67%) Telerik
11 15 (25.00%) jQuery
11 15 (25.00%) RESTful
11 15 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
12 14 (23.33%) Client/Server
12 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
12 14 (23.33%) Scrum
13 13 (21.67%) MVC
13 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
13 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (20.00%) HTML
14 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 12 (20.00%) DevExpress
14 12 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (20.00%) OO
15 11 (18.33%) CSS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
4 10 (16.67%) Selenium
5 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 5 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 21 (35.00%) Software Engineer
2 21 (35.00%) Software Developer
3 18 (30.00%) Tester
4 16 (26.67%) Test Engineer
4 16 (26.67%) Automation Tester
5 15 (25.00%) Programmer
6 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 12 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
7 10 (16.67%) Software Tester
7 10 (16.67%) .NET Developer
7 10 (16.67%) Test Analyst
7 10 (16.67%) Junior
7 10 (16.67%) Analyst
7 10 (16.67%) Junior Tester
8 8 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (13.33%) QA Engineer
8 8 (13.33%) QA Tester
8 8 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (63.33%) .NET
2 27 (45.00%) Web Services
3 22 (36.67%) WPF
4 15 (25.00%) jQuery
4 15 (25.00%) RESTful
4 15 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
6 12 (20.00%) HTML
7 11 (18.33%) CSS
7 11 (18.33%) XML
7 11 (18.33%) WCF
7 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (8.33%) NHibernate
8 5 (8.33%) LAMP
8 5 (8.33%) StructureMap
8 5 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Client/Server
2 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 9 (15.00%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 5 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (6.67%) Social Media
7 4 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (28.33%) Automation Testing
5 14 (23.33%) Scrum
6 13 (21.67%) MVC
7 12 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (20.00%) OO
8 10 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 9 (15.00%) Manual Testing
10 8 (13.33%) Web Application Development
10 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 6 (10.00%) MVVM
12 5 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (6.67%) RAD
14 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 2 (3.33%) Test Management
14 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) C#
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.00%) VBScript
5 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.33%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) Java
7 4 (6.67%) Perl
7 4 (6.67%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.67%) Telerik
3 12 (20.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
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