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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 90 134 123
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 43 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.80% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 0.39% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 43 3 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £40,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,000 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1923 1811 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.43% 78.77% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1377 1223
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,250 £32,500
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 27 January 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 40 (66.67%) C#
1 40 (66.67%) .NET
1 40 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Web Services
3 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (36.67%) WPF
4 20 (33.33%) Telerik
4 20 (33.33%) jQuery
4 20 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
6 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (30.00%) Automation Testing
7 17 (28.33%) DevExpress
7 17 (28.33%) Degree
7 17 (28.33%) Computer Science
7 17 (28.33%) HTML
7 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
8 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 16 (26.67%) CSS
8 16 (26.67%) MVC
8 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 15 (25.00%) Selenium
9 15 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
9 15 (25.00%) OO
10 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
12 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 11 (18.33%) QA
13 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (25.00%) Selenium
3 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 22 (36.67%) Software Developer
4 20 (33.33%) Tester
5 16 (26.67%) Test Engineer
5 16 (26.67%) Automation Tester
6 15 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (25.00%) Junior Software Tester
6 15 (25.00%) Junior Tester
6 15 (25.00%) Junior
6 15 (25.00%) Software Tester
6 15 (25.00%) C# Developer
7 12 (20.00%) .NET Developer
8 11 (18.33%) Graduate
8 11 (18.33%) Programmer
8 11 (18.33%) QA Tester
8 11 (18.33%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (18.33%) Junior Test Engineer
8 11 (18.33%) Graduate Software Tester
8 11 (18.33%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (66.67%) .NET
2 23 (38.33%) Web Services
3 22 (36.67%) WPF
4 20 (33.33%) jQuery
5 17 (28.33%) HTML
6 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 16 (26.67%) CSS
6 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
8 7 (11.67%) WCF
8 7 (11.67%) RESTful
8 7 (11.67%) XML
8 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (8.33%) NHibernate
9 5 (8.33%) StructureMap
9 5 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (11.67%) Client/Server
5 6 (10.00%) Social Media
6 5 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
3 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 16 (26.67%) MVC
5 15 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 15 (25.00%) OO
5 15 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (18.33%) Web Application Development
6 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
7 8 (13.33%) MVVM
8 7 (11.67%) Scrum
8 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.00%) RAD
11 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) C#
2 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) VBScript
5 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) APMP
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.33%) Telerik
3 17 (28.33%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.33%) Capita
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
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