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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 99 127 132
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 42 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.78% 0.49% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.63% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +48.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £40,600 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,400 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1900 1744 1466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.71% 78.21% 72.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1324 1198
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 4 March 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 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 49 (70.00%) C#
2 47 (67.14%) .NET
3 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (38.57%) Telerik
5 26 (37.14%) Web Services
6 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 25 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 25 (35.71%) WPF
7 23 (32.86%) jQuery
7 23 (32.86%) Degree
7 23 (32.86%) DevExpress
8 22 (31.43%) Computer Science
9 21 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (30.00%) HTML
9 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 19 (27.14%) OOA/OOD
11 19 (27.14%) OO
11 19 (27.14%) MVC
11 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
12 18 (25.71%) CSS
13 17 (24.29%) Waterfall
13 17 (24.29%) Selenium
13 17 (24.29%) Automation Testing
13 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (22.86%) .NET Framework
15 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
15 15 (21.43%) Mobile App
15 15 (21.43%) MS Excel

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (8.57%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Liferay
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) JBoss
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.71%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Project
4 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) SaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.86%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (24.29%) Selenium
3 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) Ant
7 1 (1.43%) Log4j
7 1 (1.43%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Developer
2 32 (45.71%) Software Engineer
3 29 (41.43%) Software Developer
4 18 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 18 (25.71%) Tester
5 17 (24.29%) Junior
5 17 (24.29%) Software Tester
5 17 (24.29%) Junior Tester
5 17 (24.29%) Junior Software Tester
5 17 (24.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 14 (20.00%) Test Engineer
6 14 (20.00%) Automation Tester
7 13 (18.57%) Graduate Software Tester
7 13 (18.57%) Junior Test Engineer
7 13 (18.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (18.57%) QA Tester
7 13 (18.57%) QA Engineer
7 13 (18.57%) Junior Software Engineer
7 13 (18.57%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (67.14%) .NET
2 26 (37.14%) Web Services
3 25 (35.71%) WPF
4 23 (32.86%) jQuery
5 21 (30.00%) HTML
6 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (25.71%) CSS
9 16 (22.86%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.57%) WCF
10 6 (8.57%) RESTful
10 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (7.14%) HTML5
11 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (7.14%) StructureMap
11 5 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (7.14%) NHibernate
12 4 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Computer Science
2 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 7 (10.00%) Social Media
4 7 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 5 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) UNIX
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 21 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (27.14%) OOA/OOD
4 19 (27.14%) OO
4 19 (27.14%) MVC
5 17 (24.29%) Waterfall
5 17 (24.29%) Automation Testing
6 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 14 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 11 (15.71%) MVVM
9 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.57%) Scrum
11 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (5.71%) RAD
13 3 (4.29%) Usability Testing
13 3 (4.29%) Test Management
13 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
13 3 (4.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) C#
2 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.71%) SQL
4 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.14%) C++
5 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.86%) Java
6 2 (2.86%) VB
6 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) XPath
7 1 (1.43%) XQuery
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) APMP
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.29%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Telerik
2 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 23 (32.86%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.29%) HP
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) Capita
5 2 (2.86%) Google
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.43%) VMware
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