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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / South East
Rank 282 324 262
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -62
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 117 128 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.68% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.77% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 111 112 195
Median salary £38,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
12763 16538 17761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.93% 87.24% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10388 14020 14340
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +41 37 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Surrey +35 18 £52,500 +92.66% 2
Oxfordshire +17 18 £29,000 -7.93% 1
Kent +8 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire +14 16 £35,000 -30.00% 2
East Sussex +6 3 £38,000 -24.00%
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £31,500 -30.00%
West Sussex +6 2 £55,000 -15.38%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 118 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (43.94%) SQL
3 107 (40.53%) SQL Server
4 93 (35.23%) Oracle
5 86 (32.58%) Finance
6 81 (30.68%) Microsoft
7 79 (29.92%) C#
8 77 (29.17%) Unit Testing
9 67 (25.38%) .NET
9 67 (25.38%) Windows
10 64 (24.24%) ISTQB
11 60 (22.73%) Degree
12 59 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 58 (21.97%) ISEB
14 51 (19.32%) Automated Testing
15 49 (18.56%) PL/SQL
15 49 (18.56%) QA
16 48 (18.18%) Test Strategy
17 44 (16.67%) XML
18 43 (16.29%) MS Excel
18 43 (16.29%) Test Scripting
19 42 (15.91%) Unix
19 42 (15.91%) ERP
19 42 (15.91%) MVC
20 39 (14.77%) ETL
20 39 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
20 39 (14.77%) Functional Testing
21 38 (14.39%) HTML
21 38 (14.39%) Regression Testing
22 36 (13.64%) Scrum

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (8.71%) IIS
2 15 (5.68%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.68%) MS Office
3 11 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.14%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.14%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.76%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.76%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.76%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.76%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.76%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.76%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.41%) Taleo
2 4 (1.52%) GitHub
2 4 (1.52%) SaaS
3 2 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.27%) ATM
3 4 (1.52%) HTTP
4 2 (0.76%) Internet
4 2 (0.76%) Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (40.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 21 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (6.44%) DataStage
4 17 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (5.68%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (4.55%) RDBMS
9 11 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.79%) MS Access
11 8 (3.03%) PowerCenter
12 4 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.14%) DTS
13 3 (1.14%) MySQL
13 3 (1.14%) Power BI
14 2 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (7.20%) Selenium
3 12 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.03%) Robot Framework
4 8 (3.03%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.89%) Ranorex
6 5 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
7 4 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.52%) Gradle
7 4 (1.52%) HP UFT
7 4 (1.52%) JMeter
7 4 (1.52%) NUnit
7 4 (1.52%) Rational Performance Tester
7 4 (1.52%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.14%) Moq
8 3 (1.14%) MSTest
8 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (32.58%) Finance
2 14 (5.30%) German Language
3 12 (4.55%) Banking
4 11 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.27%) Marketing
6 6 (2.27%) Retail
7 5 (1.89%) Legal
8 4 (1.52%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.14%) Automotive
9 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.76%) Publishing
11 1 (0.38%) Front Office
11 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 79 (29.92%) Analyst
2 56 (21.21%) Developer
3 49 (18.56%) Test Analyst
4 40 (15.15%) Consultant
5 26 (9.85%) Tester
6 25 (9.47%) Project Leader
7 20 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 20 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 19 (7.20%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (7.20%) Test Engineer
9 18 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (5.68%) Implementation Consultant
10 15 (5.68%) Senior Tester
11 14 (5.30%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.30%) Test Manager
12 13 (4.92%) Applications Support
12 13 (4.92%) Oracle Analyst
13 12 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
14 11 (4.17%) Business Analyst
14 11 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.38%) .NET
2 44 (16.67%) XML
3 38 (14.39%) HTML
4 29 (10.98%) .NET Framework
5 27 (10.23%) ASP.NET
6 22 (8.33%) Ajax
6 22 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 22 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 22 (8.33%) Web Services
7 21 (7.95%) WCF
8 20 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (7.58%) Middleware
9 18 (6.82%) WPF
10 17 (6.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (6.44%) CSS
10 17 (6.44%) WinForms
11 16 (6.06%) J2EE
12 15 (5.68%) JMS
12 15 (5.68%) JSP
12 15 (5.68%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.92%) Life Science
4 12 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.03%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.27%) Derivative
8 2 (0.76%) AS400
8 2 (0.76%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.76%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.76%) VLE
9 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 67 (25.38%) Windows
2 42 (15.91%) Unix
3 33 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.68%) Linux
5 9 (3.41%) Android
5 9 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.27%) Windows Vista
6 6 (2.27%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.52%) Solaris
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (29.17%) Unit Testing
3 59 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 51 (19.32%) Automated Testing
5 48 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 43 (16.29%) Test Scripting
7 42 (15.91%) ERP
7 42 (15.91%) MVC
8 39 (14.77%) ETL
8 39 (14.77%) Functional Testing
9 38 (14.39%) Regression Testing
10 36 (13.64%) Scrum
10 36 (13.64%) Software Testing
11 34 (12.88%) SDLC
12 32 (12.12%) Data Analysis
13 30 (11.36%) Project Management
14 27 (10.23%) CRM
15 24 (9.09%) Manual Testing
15 24 (9.09%) Waterfall
16 23 (8.71%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 116 (43.94%) SQL
2 79 (29.92%) C#
3 49 (18.56%) PL/SQL
4 32 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 32 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 29 (10.98%) Java
6 21 (7.95%) VB.NET
7 14 (5.30%) C
8 12 (4.55%) Python
9 10 (3.79%) C++
10 8 (3.03%) Korn
11 7 (2.65%) JavaScript
12 6 (2.27%) Perl
12 6 (2.27%) Tcl
13 4 (1.52%) R
13 4 (1.52%) VBScript
14 3 (1.14%) PHP
14 3 (1.14%) VB
15 2 (0.76%) ES6
16 1 (0.38%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 60 (22.73%) Degree
3 58 (21.97%) ISEB
4 10 (3.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.27%) CEH
5 6 (2.27%) CREST Certified
5 6 (2.27%) OSCP
5 6 (2.27%) SANS
6 5 (1.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (18.56%) QA
2 12 (4.55%) GAMP
3 8 (3.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.44%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (1.52%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 93 (35.23%) Oracle
2 81 (30.68%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.47%) Informatica
4 19 (7.20%) VMware
5 17 (6.44%) HP
5 17 (6.44%) Teradata
6 13 (4.92%) SAP
7 7 (2.65%) BT
8 4 (1.52%) IBM
8 4 (1.52%) Riverbed
8 4 (1.52%) SOASTA, Inc
8 4 (1.52%) Terracotta
9 3 (1.14%) Sage
9 3 (1.14%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.76%) Infor
10 2 (0.76%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.38%) Siebel
11 1 (0.38%) Telerik
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Opus Energy
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 27 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, UK
Leidos
Posted: 22 days ago