The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 307 267 314
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +47
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 145 176 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.81% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.03% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 130 162 120
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
System Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17388 17143 17376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.63% 79.16% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13537 14014 14717
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -18 41 £38,500 -0.64% 3
Hampshire -8 31 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Kent +16 24 £30,000 -39.39%
Berkshire -6 22 £42,500 -6.59% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 19 £35,000 -12.50%
Oxfordshire +16 11 £60,000 +95.12%
West Sussex -12 4 £32,500 -23.52% 1
East Sussex -16 2 £20,000 -38.93%
Middlesex -7 1 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 151 (41.26%) SQL
2 113 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (30.05%) C#
4 103 (28.14%) XML
5 99 (27.05%) .NET
6 87 (23.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 85 (23.22%) Microsoft
8 83 (22.68%) Finance
9 82 (22.40%) SQL Server
10 81 (22.13%) Web Services
11 77 (21.04%) Degree
12 71 (19.40%) Oracle
13 68 (18.58%) Automation Testing
14 62 (16.94%) HTML
14 62 (16.94%) Windows
15 61 (16.67%) Linux
16 60 (16.39%) Regression Testing
17 54 (14.75%) SOAP
18 53 (14.48%) ISEB
19 50 (13.66%) HP Quality Center
19 50 (13.66%) WCF
20 49 (13.39%) QuickTest Pro
21 48 (13.11%) MS Excel
22 46 (12.57%) Test Scripting
22 46 (12.57%) Manual Testing
23 44 (12.02%) Software Testing
23 44 (12.02%) Security Cleared
23 44 (12.02%) TDD
24 43 (11.75%) Java
24 43 (11.75%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 37 (10.11%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.10%) MediaWiki
3 10 (2.73%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.37%) Node.js
5 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.09%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.09%) WordPress
5 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.09%) JBoss
5 4 (1.09%) Apache
6 3 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.55%) Lync
7 2 (0.55%) IIS
7 2 (0.55%) Documentum
7 2 (0.55%) SAS
7 2 (0.55%) CICS
Applications
1 48 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.55%) SAP FI
2 11 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (3.01%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.09%) SAP FI-GL
4 4 (1.09%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.55%) Agresso
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.91%) SaaS
2 4 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.09%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.83%) Firewall
2 15 (4.10%) Internet
3 2 (0.55%) WAN
3 2 (0.55%) SAN
4 1 (0.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) Broadband
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
4 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.27%) Wireless
4 1 (0.27%) WiMAX
4 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.27%) LTE
4 1 (0.27%) 4G
4 1 (0.27%) Extranet
4 1 (0.27%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.83%) DTS
2 14 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (3.55%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.91%) MySQL
6 7 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.64%) Star Schema
8 4 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.55%) Adabas
11 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.27%) Big Data
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (13.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 40 (10.93%) Jenkins
3 35 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (7.92%) Selenium
5 24 (6.56%) SoapUI
6 21 (5.74%) Ranorex
7 17 (4.64%) Maven
8 16 (4.37%) Ant
8 16 (4.37%) JUnit
9 15 (4.10%) Git (software)
10 14 (3.83%) Visual Studio
11 13 (3.55%) Cucumber
12 12 (3.28%) JIRA
13 11 (3.01%) LoadRunner
14 9 (2.46%) Selenium IDE
15 8 (2.19%) Eclipse
16 6 (1.64%) Behat
17 4 (1.09%) TeamCity
17 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 3 (0.82%) NUnit
General
1 83 (22.68%) Finance
2 18 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.28%) Electronics
3 12 (3.28%) Marketing
4 7 (1.91%) Banking
4 7 (1.91%) General Ledger
5 6 (1.64%) Publishing
6 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.09%) Retail
7 4 (1.09%) Games
7 4 (1.09%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Back Office
8 2 (0.55%) French Language
8 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (30.60%) Analyst
2 86 (23.50%) Developer
3 59 (16.12%) Test Analyst
4 55 (15.03%) Tester
5 52 (14.21%) Test Engineer
6 38 (10.38%) Consultant
6 38 (10.38%) Programmer
7 31 (8.47%) Senior Test Engineer
8 26 (7.10%) Graduate
9 24 (6.56%) Senior Test Analyst
9 24 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (5.74%) Business Analyst
11 20 (5.46%) Software Tester
12 18 (4.92%) Web Developer
13 16 (4.37%) SQL Developer
14 15 (4.10%) C# Developer
14 15 (4.10%) Junior
15 14 (3.83%) .NET Developer
16 13 (3.55%) Java Developer
16 13 (3.55%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (28.14%) XML
2 99 (27.05%) .NET
3 81 (22.13%) Web Services
4 62 (16.94%) HTML
5 54 (14.75%) SOAP
6 50 (13.66%) WCF
7 43 (11.75%) ASP.NET
8 37 (10.11%) .NET Framework
9 28 (7.65%) WF
9 28 (7.65%) RESTful
9 28 (7.65%) Spring
10 26 (7.10%) CSS
11 22 (6.01%) Hibernate
12 20 (5.46%) WPF
12 20 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (4.92%) J2EE
14 17 (4.64%) Gherkin
15 16 (4.37%) JSP
15 16 (4.37%) JSTL
16 15 (4.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.74%) Open Source
3 25 (6.83%) Client/Server
3 25 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.10%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.28%) CMDB
7 9 (2.46%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.46%) Mobile Computing
8 7 (1.91%) LIMS
9 6 (1.64%) Replication
10 5 (1.37%) Semantic Web
11 4 (1.09%) Data Extraction
11 4 (1.09%) W3C
11 4 (1.09%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.82%) GIS
12 3 (0.82%) Handset
13 2 (0.55%) Clustering
13 2 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.94%) Windows
2 61 (16.67%) Linux
3 11 (3.01%) AIX
4 10 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.91%) Windows 8
6 7 (1.91%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.64%) Windows Vista
7 6 (1.64%) CentOS
8 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.82%) UNIX
10 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.55%) zOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (23.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 68 (18.58%) Automation Testing
4 60 (16.39%) Regression Testing
5 46 (12.57%) Test Scripting
5 46 (12.57%) Manual Testing
6 44 (12.02%) Software Testing
6 44 (12.02%) TDD
7 39 (10.66%) Scrum
8 35 (9.56%) Integration Testing
8 35 (9.56%) User Stories
9 34 (9.29%) Unit Testing
9 34 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (9.29%) Automated Testing
10 32 (8.74%) Test Automation
11 25 (6.83%) BDD
11 25 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (6.83%) Document Management
11 25 (6.83%) E-Commerce
12 24 (6.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (41.26%) SQL
2 110 (30.05%) C#
3 43 (11.75%) Java
4 40 (10.93%) JavaScript
4 40 (10.93%) VB.NET
5 23 (6.28%) PL/SQL
6 22 (6.01%) PHP
7 21 (5.74%) VBScript
8 20 (5.46%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.64%) Python
10 11 (3.01%) C
11 8 (2.19%) VB
12 5 (1.37%) Perl
12 5 (1.37%) C++
13 4 (1.09%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.55%) COBOL
14 2 (0.55%) NATURAL
14 2 (0.55%) JCL
15 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (21.04%) Degree
2 53 (14.48%) ISEB
3 44 (12.02%) Security Cleared
4 29 (7.92%) ISTQB
5 21 (5.74%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.28%) CTC Cleared
6 12 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.01%) MCSE
8 8 (2.19%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.91%) CISSP
9 7 (1.91%) HND
10 6 (1.64%) OCPJWCD
10 6 (1.64%) Sun Certification
10 6 (1.64%) CITP
10 6 (1.64%) MBCS
11 5 (1.37%) ACCA
11 5 (1.37%) CIMA
11 5 (1.37%) MCPD
12 4 (1.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.20%) QA
2 13 (3.55%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.55%) vCloud
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (13.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 85 (23.22%) Microsoft
2 71 (19.40%) Oracle
3 29 (7.92%) HP
4 15 (4.10%) SAP
5 11 (3.01%) Cisco
5 11 (3.01%) CheckPoint
5 11 (3.01%) Apple
6 8 (2.19%) IBM
7 6 (1.64%) Sun
8 5 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.37%) Telerik
8 5 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.09%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.09%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.82%) Logi Analytics
10 3 (0.82%) Citrix
10 3 (0.82%) CA
10 3 (0.82%) Retek
11 2 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.55%) Riverbed
Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £43,000 per annum GBP c40k +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Virgin Care
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Discover Financial Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent slary,Bonus and standard b
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago