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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 260 304 305
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 192 137 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.83% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 172 121 120
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
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
17480 16569 17670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.50% 75.76% 75.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13534 13453 14952
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +39 76 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Berkshire +3 35 £40,000 - 5
Kent +8 28 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Hampshire -17 19 £47,500 +21.79%
Buckinghamshire +4 17 £42,000 -12.50% 2
East Sussex - 5 - -
Oxfordshire +8 4 £60,000 +77.77% 3
Middlesex +2 3 £47,500 -
Sussex +5 1 £45,000 +20.00%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 179 (45.90%) SQL
2 146 (37.44%) C#
3 140 (35.90%) XML
4 134 (34.36%) .NET
5 110 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 106 (27.18%) SQL Server
7 103 (26.41%) Finance
8 100 (25.64%) Web Services
9 80 (20.51%) ASP.NET
10 79 (20.26%) SOAP
10 79 (20.26%) HTML
10 79 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (20.26%) Degree
10 79 (20.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 76 (19.49%) VB.NET
12 75 (19.23%) Oracle
12 75 (19.23%) ISEB
13 69 (17.69%) Windows
13 69 (17.69%) Regression Testing
13 69 (17.69%) Security Cleared
13 69 (17.69%) WCF
14 66 (16.92%) SharePoint
15 63 (16.15%) MS Excel
15 63 (16.15%) HP Quality Center
16 60 (15.38%) Automation Testing
17 54 (13.85%) .NET Framework
18 53 (13.59%) Test Scripting
19 52 (13.33%) Linux
20 51 (13.08%) Open Source
21 49 (12.56%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 66 (16.92%) SharePoint
2 28 (7.18%) MediaWiki
3 13 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.28%) Node.js
7 4 (1.03%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.03%) WordPress
7 4 (1.03%) Apache
8 3 (0.77%) SAS
9 2 (0.51%) CICS
9 2 (0.51%) Documentum
Applications
1 63 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.44%) MS Office
3 11 (2.82%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 10 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (2.56%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.03%) SAP FI-GL
3 4 (1.03%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (0.77%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (0.77%) Magento
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.03%) SaaS
1 4 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.62%) Firewall
2 17 (4.36%) Internet
3 3 (0.77%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (27.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.56%) DTS
6 7 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.54%) Star Schema
7 6 (1.54%) MySQL
8 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.51%) QlikView
10 2 (0.51%) Adabas
11 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (11.03%) Jenkins
2 41 (10.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 30 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 29 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (6.92%) Ranorex
6 22 (5.64%) Maven
7 18 (4.62%) Ant
8 17 (4.36%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.59%) JUnit
10 11 (2.82%) Selenium
11 10 (2.56%) Git (software)
12 8 (2.05%) Behat
13 7 (1.79%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.79%) JIRA
14 6 (1.54%) NUnit
14 6 (1.54%) TestDirector
14 6 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (1.28%) LoadRunner
15 5 (1.28%) MbUnit
15 5 (1.28%) Selenium IDE
General
1 103 (26.41%) Finance
2 19 (4.87%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.33%) Electronics
4 10 (2.56%) Marketing
5 8 (2.05%) General Ledger
6 6 (1.54%) Banking
6 6 (1.54%) Retail
7 5 (1.28%) French Language
7 5 (1.28%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.03%) Games
9 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (30.77%) Developer
2 103 (26.41%) Analyst
3 53 (13.59%) Test Analyst
3 53 (13.59%) Test Engineer
4 52 (13.33%) Tester
5 44 (11.28%) Senior Test Engineer
6 39 (10.00%) Consultant
7 35 (8.97%) Programmer
7 35 (8.97%) C# Developer
8 34 (8.72%) .NET Developer
9 33 (8.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (7.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (6.15%) SQL Developer
11 24 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (5.90%) Senior Test Analyst
12 23 (5.90%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (5.38%) Team Leader
14 19 (4.87%) Applications Developer
14 19 (4.87%) Systems Analyst
15 18 (4.62%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (35.90%) XML
2 134 (34.36%) .NET
3 100 (25.64%) Web Services
4 80 (20.51%) ASP.NET
5 79 (20.26%) SOAP
5 79 (20.26%) HTML
6 69 (17.69%) WCF
7 54 (13.85%) .NET Framework
8 47 (12.05%) WF
9 44 (11.28%) Spring
10 38 (9.74%) Hibernate
11 26 (6.67%) RESTful
12 22 (5.64%) CSS
13 20 (5.13%) Ajax
14 18 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (4.36%) XSLT
16 15 (3.85%) jQuery
16 15 (3.85%) WPF
17 14 (3.59%) JSTL
17 14 (3.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.08%) Open Source
2 25 (6.41%) Client/Server
3 19 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.82%) CMDB
6 10 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (1.54%) Replication
7 6 (1.54%) W3C
8 4 (1.03%) LIMS
8 4 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.03%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.77%) Handset
9 3 (0.77%) GIS
10 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.26%) Firmware
11 1 (0.26%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.69%) Windows
2 52 (13.33%) Linux
3 10 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.79%) AIX
4 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.54%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.54%) Windows Vista
5 6 (1.54%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.28%) UNIX
6 5 (1.28%) CentOS
7 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.51%) zOS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
1 79 (20.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 69 (17.69%) Regression Testing
3 60 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 53 (13.59%) Test Scripting
5 49 (12.56%) Manual Testing
5 49 (12.56%) Test Automation
6 46 (11.79%) Software Testing
7 44 (11.28%) Integration Testing
8 40 (10.26%) Scrum
8 40 (10.26%) Automated Testing
9 38 (9.74%) TDD
10 33 (8.46%) Unit Testing
11 31 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (7.69%) User Stories
13 29 (7.44%) E-Commerce
14 28 (7.18%) Document Management
15 27 (6.92%) BDD
16 26 (6.67%) ETL
17 24 (6.15%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (45.90%) SQL
2 146 (37.44%) C#
3 76 (19.49%) VB.NET
4 47 (12.05%) JavaScript
5 44 (11.28%) Java
6 26 (6.67%) VBScript
7 23 (5.90%) PL/SQL
8 19 (4.87%) T-SQL
9 16 (4.10%) PHP
10 11 (2.82%) C
10 11 (2.82%) Python
11 6 (1.54%) VB
12 4 (1.03%) Perl
12 4 (1.03%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.77%) C++
14 2 (0.51%) COBOL
14 2 (0.51%) NATURAL
14 2 (0.51%) JCL
15 1 (0.26%) VB6
15 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (20.26%) Degree
2 75 (19.23%) ISEB
3 69 (17.69%) Security Cleared
4 48 (12.31%) ISTQB
5 41 (10.51%) SC Cleared
6 28 (7.18%) CTC Cleared
7 16 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.31%) MCSE
9 9 (2.31%) OCPJWCD
9 9 (2.31%) Sun Certification
9 9 (2.31%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.31%) CITP
9 9 (2.31%) MBCS
10 7 (1.79%) MCPD
10 7 (1.79%) CISSP
11 6 (1.54%) OCPJP
12 5 (1.28%) ACCA
12 5 (1.28%) CIMA
12 5 (1.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.23%) QA
2 9 (2.31%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.03%) SLA
4 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 63 (16.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 110 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 75 (19.23%) Oracle
3 36 (9.23%) HP
4 20 (5.13%) SAP
5 10 (2.56%) IBM
6 9 (2.31%) Sun
7 7 (1.79%) Cisco
7 7 (1.79%) Business Objects
7 7 (1.79%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.79%) Apple
8 5 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.03%) JBoss
9 4 (1.03%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.77%) Retek
10 3 (0.77%) Fujitsu
10 3 (0.77%) Logi Analytics
10 3 (0.77%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.77%) CA
11 2 (0.51%) Informatica
11 2 (0.51%) Unisys
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, pension, travel benefits and more
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum upto £35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidstone
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefit
Posted: 13 days ago
Salfords, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
South East England
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago