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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 137 116 130
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.31% 0.99% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.29% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 4
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1820 1941 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.47% 77.15% 74.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1347 1306
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 £67,500 £70,000 £82,500
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 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 1 September 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 26 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 25 (64.10%) C#
4 20 (51.28%) MySQL
5 18 (46.15%) .NET
6 17 (43.59%) PHP
7 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
7 16 (41.03%) OO
7 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (35.90%) Web Services
9 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 13 (33.33%) WCF
9 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
10 11 (28.21%) Google
10 11 (28.21%) InfoPath
10 11 (28.21%) Aerospace
10 11 (28.21%) OOP
10 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
10 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
10 11 (28.21%) Google App Engine
10 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (28.21%) Mobile App
10 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
10 11 (28.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
11 10 (25.64%) Client/Server
11 10 (25.64%) Telerik
11 10 (25.64%) WPF
12 9 (23.08%) Ajax

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.69%) JBoss
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.69%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) InfoPath
2 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SAP FI
1 4 (10.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (10.26%) SAP CO
1 4 (10.26%) SAP FI-GL
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Google App Engine
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (28.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) MySQL
2 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) Ant
3 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.69%) Log4j
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (28.21%) Aerospace
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Programmer
4 7 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.95%) C# Programmer
5 5 (12.82%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) Web Services
3 13 (33.33%) WCF
4 10 (25.64%) WPF
5 9 (23.08%) Ajax
5 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 8 (20.51%) HTML
6 8 (20.51%) XML
6 8 (20.51%) REST
7 7 (17.95%) RESTful
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (15.38%) XSL
9 5 (12.82%) LINQ
10 4 (10.26%) jQuery
10 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.69%) Spring Integration
11 3 (7.69%) HTML5
11 3 (7.69%) JSON
11 3 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Mobile App
2 10 (25.64%) Client/Server
3 7 (17.95%) Mobile Computing
3 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) FMCG
5 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 16 (41.03%) OO
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
4 11 (28.21%) OOP
5 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) RAD
7 6 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (12.82%) SOA
9 4 (10.26%) MVC
9 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Use Case
10 3 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
10 3 (7.69%) SDLC
10 3 (7.69%) API Development
10 3 (7.69%) B2B
10 3 (7.69%) B2C
10 3 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 25 (64.10%) C#
3 17 (43.59%) PHP
4 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (23.08%) VB
5 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.82%) Java
7 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.69%) XQuery
7 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.69%) XPath
8 1 (2.56%) PHP5
8 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
1 11 (28.21%) Google
2 10 (25.64%) Telerik
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) SAP
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter
6 1 (2.56%) Zend
6 1 (2.56%) IBM