The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 246 304 291
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -13
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 214 132 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.80% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 193 115 135
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17587 16415 17451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.75% 74.61% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13770 13320 14804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

System Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the South East region.

System Testing Salary Trend in the South East

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

System Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +33 73 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Berkshire +20 41 £40,000 -23.07% 1
Kent +8 37 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Hampshire -8 20 £44,500 +14.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 15 £42,000 -6.66% 3
East Sussex - 7 - -
Middlesex +12 6 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 5 £23,500 -21.66%
West Sussex -8 2 £55,000 +51.72%
Sussex +6 1 £45,000 +20.00%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 173 (45.89%) SQL
2 139 (36.87%) C#
3 135 (35.81%) XML
4 132 (35.01%) .NET
5 105 (27.85%) Microsoft
6 99 (26.26%) Web Services
7 98 (25.99%) SQL Server
8 96 (25.46%) Finance
9 82 (21.75%) Oracle
10 75 (19.89%) ASP.NET
10 75 (19.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 73 (19.36%) Degree
12 72 (19.10%) SOAP
12 72 (19.10%) VB.NET
12 72 (19.10%) HTML
13 71 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
14 70 (18.57%) ISEB
15 69 (18.30%) Windows
16 64 (16.98%) Security Cleared
17 63 (16.71%) WCF
18 62 (16.45%) SharePoint
19 58 (15.38%) MS Excel
19 58 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
20 53 (14.06%) Test Scripting
21 52 (13.79%) Automation Testing
22 51 (13.53%) .NET Framework
23 50 (13.26%) Java
23 50 (13.26%) JavaScript
24 48 (12.73%) Spring
25 47 (12.47%) ISTQB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 62 (16.45%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.90%) MediaWiki
3 16 (4.24%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.06%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.06%) Apache
7 2 (0.53%) Node.js
7 2 (0.53%) CICS
7 2 (0.53%) Documentum
7 2 (0.53%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 58 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.16%) MS Office
3 13 (3.45%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 8 (2.12%) SAP CO
2 8 (2.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.06%) SAP FI-GL
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.80%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (0.80%) Magento
5 2 (0.53%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.77%) Firewall
2 17 (4.51%) Internet
3 3 (0.80%) Extranet
4 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (25.99%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (4.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.92%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.39%) DTS
6 8 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.59%) Star Schema
8 6 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.59%) MySQL
9 5 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.53%) QlikView
10 2 (0.53%) Adabas
11 1 (0.27%) OLAP
11 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.27%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 42 (11.14%) Jenkins
2 36 (9.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 28 (7.43%) SoapUI
4 26 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (6.63%) Ranorex
5 25 (6.63%) Maven
6 20 (5.31%) Ant
7 18 (4.77%) JUnit
8 16 (4.24%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.39%) Selenium
10 8 (2.12%) Behat
10 8 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (1.59%) Git (software)
11 6 (1.59%) NUnit
11 6 (1.59%) TestDirector
12 5 (1.33%) JIRA
12 5 (1.33%) MbUnit
12 5 (1.33%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.80%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.80%) LoadRunner
General
1 96 (25.46%) Finance
2 18 (4.77%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.45%) Electronics
4 10 (2.65%) Marketing
5 6 (1.59%) General Ledger
5 6 (1.59%) Banking
5 6 (1.59%) Retail
6 5 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.33%) French Language
6 5 (1.33%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.06%) Games
8 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 118 (31.30%) Developer
2 96 (25.46%) Analyst
3 48 (12.73%) Test Engineer
4 45 (11.94%) Test Analyst
4 45 (11.94%) Tester
5 40 (10.61%) Senior Test Engineer
6 37 (9.81%) Consultant
6 37 (9.81%) Programmer
7 34 (9.02%) .NET Developer
8 33 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (8.75%) C# Developer
9 31 (8.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (6.63%) ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (6.10%) Team Leader
11 23 (6.10%) SQL Developer
12 22 (5.84%) Java Developer
13 20 (5.31%) .NET Team Leader
14 18 (4.77%) Systems Analyst
14 18 (4.77%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (4.51%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (35.81%) XML
2 132 (35.01%) .NET
3 99 (26.26%) Web Services
4 75 (19.89%) ASP.NET
5 72 (19.10%) SOAP
5 72 (19.10%) HTML
6 63 (16.71%) WCF
7 51 (13.53%) .NET Framework
8 48 (12.73%) Spring
9 42 (11.14%) Hibernate
9 42 (11.14%) WF
10 24 (6.37%) Ajax
11 22 (5.84%) RESTful
12 20 (5.31%) CSS
13 19 (5.04%) XSLT
14 18 (4.77%) JSTL
14 18 (4.77%) JMS
14 18 (4.77%) JSP
15 17 (4.51%) Struts
15 17 (4.51%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.20%) Open Source
2 24 (6.37%) Client/Server
3 19 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.51%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.92%) CMDB
6 8 (2.12%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.59%) Replication
7 6 (1.59%) W3C
8 5 (1.33%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.06%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.06%) GIS
10 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.80%) LIMS
11 2 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.53%) Handset
11 2 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.27%) EFT
12 1 (0.27%) Firmware
12 1 (0.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.30%) Windows
2 47 (12.47%) Linux
3 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.86%) AIX
4 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.59%) Windows Vista
5 6 (1.59%) UNIX
5 6 (1.59%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.53%) CentOS
7 2 (0.53%) zOS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.27%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 71 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (14.06%) Test Scripting
4 52 (13.79%) Automation Testing
5 47 (12.47%) Test Automation
6 45 (11.94%) Manual Testing
7 41 (10.88%) Software Testing
8 39 (10.34%) Scrum
8 39 (10.34%) Automated Testing
8 39 (10.34%) Integration Testing
9 34 (9.02%) Unit Testing
10 33 (8.75%) E-Commerce
11 32 (8.49%) TDD
12 27 (7.16%) User Stories
12 27 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (7.16%) Regression Testing
13 25 (6.63%) BDD
14 24 (6.37%) Quality Management
14 24 (6.37%) ETL
15 22 (5.84%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (45.89%) SQL
2 139 (36.87%) C#
3 72 (19.10%) VB.NET
4 50 (13.26%) Java
4 50 (13.26%) JavaScript
5 25 (6.63%) PL/SQL
6 23 (6.10%) VBScript
7 19 (5.04%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.92%) PHP
9 9 (2.39%) Python
10 7 (1.86%) C
10 7 (1.86%) VB
11 4 (1.06%) C++
11 4 (1.06%) Perl
12 2 (0.53%) NATURAL
12 2 (0.53%) JCL
12 2 (0.53%) COBOL
12 2 (0.53%) VC++
13 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (19.36%) Degree
2 70 (18.57%) ISEB
3 64 (16.98%) Security Cleared
4 47 (12.47%) ISTQB
5 38 (10.08%) SC Cleared
6 25 (6.63%) CTC Cleared
7 15 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (3.45%) Sun Certification
8 13 (3.45%) OCPJWCD
8 13 (3.45%) CITP
8 13 (3.45%) MBCS
9 10 (2.65%) OCPJP
9 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.39%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.12%) MCSE
12 7 (1.86%) CISSP
13 6 (1.59%) MCPD
14 3 (0.80%) HND
14 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.80%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.22%) QA
2 9 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 58 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 105 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 82 (21.75%) Oracle
3 34 (9.02%) HP
4 18 (4.77%) SAP
5 13 (3.45%) Sun
6 12 (3.18%) IBM
7 11 (2.92%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.86%) Apple
8 7 (1.86%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.86%) Cisco
9 6 (1.59%) Informatica
10 5 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.06%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.06%) JBoss
12 3 (0.80%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.80%) Retek
12 3 (0.80%) Fujitsu
12 3 (0.80%) Logi Analytics
13 2 (0.53%) Thunderhead
13 2 (0.53%) Unisys
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Buckinghamshire
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago