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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 272 259 329
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +70
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 181 216 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.94% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.17% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 145 199 107
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
17569 18419 16955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.77% 80.19% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14075 14646 13887
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 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Hampshire +19 48 £42,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +17 33 £39,000 -2.50% 3
Kent +5 32 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Surrey -36 32 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Berkshire -32 24 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +7 6 £28,500 -32.94% 1
West Sussex +7 5 £55,000 +7.84% 1
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
Middlesex +6 2 £43,000 -9.47%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 209 (53.87%) SQL
2 119 (30.67%) Oracle
3 112 (28.87%) C#
4 107 (27.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 101 (26.03%) .NET
6 99 (25.52%) Finance
7 94 (24.23%) HTML
8 89 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (21.65%) JavaScript
9 84 (21.65%) Microsoft
10 81 (20.88%) XML
11 77 (19.85%) SDLC
12 70 (18.04%) Unit Testing
13 64 (16.49%) Linux
14 63 (16.24%) Oracle Forms
14 63 (16.24%) Software Engineering
15 62 (15.98%) Java
16 59 (15.21%) Degree
17 56 (14.43%) QA
17 56 (14.43%) SQL Server
18 54 (13.92%) Oracle EBS R12
19 52 (13.40%) CSS
20 51 (13.14%) PL/SQL
20 51 (13.14%) Test Scripting
21 50 (12.89%) ASP.NET
21 50 (12.89%) UNIX
22 49 (12.63%) Web Services
23 47 (12.11%) Integration Testing
24 44 (11.34%) T-SQL
24 44 (11.34%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.35%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.09%) IIS
4 11 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (2.58%) JBoss
5 10 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.03%) Liferay
7 4 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.52%) CMS
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.52%) Quickr
8 2 (0.52%) Node.js
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.26%) DNN
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (6.19%) MS Office
2 23 (5.93%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.09%) InfoPath
4 8 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.80%) MS Project
6 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 54 (13.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 37 (9.54%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (7.73%) Oracle HRMS
4 22 (5.67%) Oracle Payables
4 22 (5.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 22 (5.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (2.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (2.32%) SAP FI
6 9 (2.32%) Oracle Payroll
6 9 (2.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (2.32%) SAP CO
7 7 (1.80%) SAP FI-GL
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.64%) SaaS
2 13 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 13 (3.35%) Google App Engine
2 13 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.55%) Firewall
3 5 (1.29%) SAN
3 5 (1.29%) Internet
3 5 (1.29%) Wireless
3 5 (1.29%) iSCSI
4 4 (1.03%) LAN
4 4 (1.03%) WAN
4 4 (1.03%) PPP
5 2 (0.52%) VoIP
5 2 (0.52%) Broadband
5 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.26%) 3G
6 1 (0.26%) 802.11
6 1 (0.26%) GPRS
6 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.02%) MySQL
3 29 (7.47%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (4.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 13 (3.35%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.58%) Big Data
8 9 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.32%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.80%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.80%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.55%) QlikView
10 6 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.29%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (16.24%) Oracle Forms
2 42 (10.82%) Selenium
3 34 (8.76%) Visual Studio
4 25 (6.44%) JIRA
4 25 (6.44%) HP UFT
5 23 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (5.15%) Toad
7 18 (4.64%) Jenkins
8 13 (3.35%) Cucumber
9 12 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.58%) Subversion
11 9 (2.32%) Git (software)
12 8 (2.06%) JUnit
13 6 (1.55%) Maven
14 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 4 (1.03%) WebDriver
15 4 (1.03%) Log4j
15 4 (1.03%) Ant
16 3 (0.77%) SoapUI
17 2 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 99 (25.52%) Finance
2 14 (3.61%) Retail
3 12 (3.09%) Banking
3 12 (3.09%) Aerospace
4 7 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.03%) Marketing
6 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.52%) Advertising
6 2 (0.52%) Games
6 2 (0.52%) Electronics
6 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Front Office
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 129 (33.25%) Developer
2 105 (27.06%) Analyst
3 49 (12.63%) Oracle Analyst
4 45 (11.60%) .NET Developer
5 41 (10.57%) Test Analyst
6 38 (9.79%) Test Manager
7 35 (9.02%) Consultant
8 33 (8.51%) Software Engineer
9 31 (7.99%) Systems Analyst
10 29 (7.47%) Tester
11 27 (6.96%) Software Developer
12 26 (6.70%) Senior Developer
13 25 (6.44%) Web Developer
14 22 (5.67%) .NET Web Developer
15 20 (5.15%) Support Analyst
15 20 (5.15%) C# Developer
16 18 (4.64%) Test Engineer
17 14 (3.61%) Java Developer
17 14 (3.61%) Junior
18 13 (3.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (26.03%) .NET
2 94 (24.23%) HTML
3 81 (20.88%) XML
4 52 (13.40%) CSS
5 50 (12.89%) ASP.NET
6 49 (12.63%) Web Services
7 44 (11.34%) WCF
7 44 (11.34%) HTML5
8 40 (10.31%) jQuery
9 26 (6.70%) WPF
10 23 (5.93%) REST
11 21 (5.41%) Ajax
12 20 (5.15%) WF
13 19 (4.90%) Spring
14 15 (3.87%) JSP
14 15 (3.87%) XSLT
14 15 (3.87%) J2EE
15 11 (2.84%) Hibernate
15 11 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (2.58%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.22%) Mobile App
2 20 (5.15%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.87%) Mathematics
3 15 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.84%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.80%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (1.55%) Semantic Web
8 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.29%) User Experience
8 5 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.77%) Social Media
11 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.26%) EPoS
12 1 (0.26%) NHS
12 1 (0.26%) W3C
12 1 (0.26%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.49%) Linux
2 50 (12.89%) UNIX
3 40 (10.31%) Windows
4 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.03%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (27.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 89 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (19.85%) SDLC
4 70 (18.04%) Unit Testing
5 63 (16.24%) Software Engineering
6 51 (13.14%) Test Scripting
7 47 (12.11%) Integration Testing
8 36 (9.28%) ERP
8 36 (9.28%) Test Management
9 35 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (8.51%) Test Strategy
11 32 (8.25%) OO
11 32 (8.25%) Software Testing
12 29 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (7.47%) System Integration Testing
13 28 (7.22%) Automation Testing
14 24 (6.19%) Scrum
15 22 (5.67%) ITIL
16 21 (5.41%) E-business
16 21 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 209 (53.87%) SQL
2 112 (28.87%) C#
3 84 (21.65%) JavaScript
4 62 (15.98%) Java
5 51 (13.14%) PL/SQL
6 44 (11.34%) T-SQL
7 37 (9.54%) PHP
8 27 (6.96%) Shell Script
9 26 (6.70%) VB
9 26 (6.70%) C++
10 9 (2.32%) C
11 7 (1.80%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.80%) Python
12 6 (1.55%) SPARQL
13 5 (1.29%) Korn
13 5 (1.29%) VC++
14 4 (1.03%) XQuery
14 4 (1.03%) Perl
14 4 (1.03%) XPath
15 1 (0.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 59 (15.21%) Degree
2 43 (11.08%) Security Cleared
3 42 (10.82%) SC Cleared
4 30 (7.73%) DV Cleared
5 26 (6.70%) ISEB
5 26 (6.70%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.77%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.77%) APMP
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (14.43%) QA
2 11 (2.84%) SLA
3 6 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.52%) TickIT
5 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.77%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
3 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) Ansible
3 2 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.26%) Iperf
Vendors
1 119 (30.67%) Oracle
2 84 (21.65%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.99%) HP
4 23 (5.93%) Telerik
5 17 (4.38%) Google
6 15 (3.87%) DevExpress
7 14 (3.61%) SAP
8 10 (2.58%) Macromedia
9 9 (2.32%) VMware
10 8 (2.06%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.80%) IBM
12 5 (1.29%) webMethods
13 3 (0.77%) Cognos
13 3 (0.77%) Capita
13 3 (0.77%) Zend
14 2 (0.52%) Blue Coat
14 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.52%) ArcSight
14 2 (0.52%) Hortonworks
14 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
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