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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 239 284 307
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +23
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 209 127 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.78% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 196 96 130
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
16532 16239 17318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 80.24% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13340 12832 14779
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 £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Berkshire +38 71 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Hampshire +20 70 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Surrey -11 34 £35,000 +5.26% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £39,250 +12.14%
Kent +1 11 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Oxfordshire +4 8 £25,500 +18.60% 1
West Sussex -1 2 £36,250 -3.33%
East Sussex -35 1 £35,000 +29.62%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 158 (44.38%) SQL
2 109 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (30.06%) Oracle
4 93 (26.12%) .NET
5 89 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 86 (24.16%) C#
7 78 (21.91%) Microsoft
8 76 (21.35%) Finance
9 65 (18.26%) XML
10 64 (17.98%) Degree
11 63 (17.70%) HTML
12 60 (16.85%) QA
13 58 (16.29%) Web Services
14 56 (15.73%) Oracle Forms
15 55 (15.45%) Automation Testing
16 54 (15.17%) Selenium
17 53 (14.89%) Security Cleared
18 51 (14.33%) QuickTest Pro
19 50 (14.04%) Oracle EBS R12
20 48 (13.48%) Test Scripting
20 48 (13.48%) Unit Testing
20 48 (13.48%) ERP
21 47 (13.20%) SC Cleared
22 45 (12.64%) ISEB
22 45 (12.64%) SQL Server
23 44 (12.36%) ASP.NET
24 43 (12.08%) Java
24 43 (12.08%) Software Testing
25 42 (11.80%) DV Cleared
26 41 (11.52%) Oracle HRMS

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.09%) MediaWiki
3 8 (2.25%) IIS
4 5 (1.40%) JBoss
4 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.40%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.40%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (1.40%) Quickr
5 4 (1.12%) CMS
5 4 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.84%) Node.js
6 3 (0.84%) WordPress
7 2 (0.56%) Lync
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.28%) DNN
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 38 (10.67%) MS Office
1 38 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 50 (14.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 41 (11.52%) Oracle HRMS
3 30 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (6.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 22 (6.18%) Oracle Payables
4 22 (6.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 20 (5.62%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.84%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.84%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.56%) Agresso
8 2 (0.56%) SAP FSCM
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.25%) SaaS
2 3 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.53%) Firewall
2 5 (1.40%) Wireless
3 4 (1.12%) Internet
4 3 (0.84%) 802.11
4 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.84%) Broadband
4 3 (0.84%) VoIP
4 3 (0.84%) WiMAX
4 3 (0.84%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.84%) LTE
4 3 (0.84%) 4G
4 3 (0.84%) Intranet
5 2 (0.56%) WAN
5 2 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 7 (1.97%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.69%) DTS
8 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.84%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.56%) MySQL
12 1 (0.28%) Big Data
12 1 (0.28%) ObjectDB
Development Applications
1 56 (15.73%) Oracle Forms
2 54 (15.17%) Selenium
3 51 (14.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (5.90%) Cucumber
5 19 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (4.21%) Eclipse
6 15 (4.21%) JUnit
7 14 (3.93%) Jenkins
8 13 (3.65%) Visual Studio
9 12 (3.37%) JIRA
9 12 (3.37%) Toad
9 12 (3.37%) Git (software)
10 9 (2.53%) LoadRunner
11 8 (2.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 8 (2.25%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.97%) SoapUI
12 7 (1.97%) Ranorex
13 6 (1.69%) Selenium IDE
14 5 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (1.40%) Subversion
General
1 76 (21.35%) Finance
2 10 (2.81%) Marketing
3 5 (1.40%) Publishing
4 4 (1.12%) Legal
4 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.12%) General Ledger
4 4 (1.12%) Retail
5 3 (0.84%) Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 147 (41.29%) Analyst
2 77 (21.63%) Developer
3 60 (16.85%) Test Analyst
4 49 (13.76%) Oracle Analyst
5 45 (12.64%) Systems Analyst
6 43 (12.08%) Tester
7 32 (8.99%) Test Engineer
8 27 (7.58%) Test Manager
9 26 (7.30%) Software Engineer
10 24 (6.74%) Graduate
10 24 (6.74%) Software Tester
11 23 (6.46%) Software Developer
12 22 (6.18%) Junior
12 22 (6.18%) .NET Developer
12 22 (6.18%) C# Developer
13 21 (5.90%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (5.90%) Senior Test Analyst
14 20 (5.62%) Programmer
15 19 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
16 17 (4.78%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (26.12%) .NET
2 65 (18.26%) XML
3 63 (17.70%) HTML
4 58 (16.29%) Web Services
5 44 (12.36%) ASP.NET
6 40 (11.24%) CSS
7 34 (9.55%) .NET Framework
8 25 (7.02%) jQuery
9 24 (6.74%) WCF
10 23 (6.46%) WF
10 23 (6.46%) Spring
10 23 (6.46%) SOAP
11 22 (6.18%) WPF
11 22 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (5.34%) J2EE
13 14 (3.93%) JSP
13 14 (3.93%) JSTL
14 11 (3.09%) RESTful
15 10 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (2.81%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.46%) Mobile App
3 22 (6.18%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.62%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.21%) Open Source
6 11 (3.09%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.81%) Semantic Web
8 7 (1.97%) LIMS
9 6 (1.69%) Social Media
9 6 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.12%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.84%) Handset
13 2 (0.56%) Clustering
13 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.11%) Linux
2 30 (8.43%) Windows
3 13 (3.65%) UNIX
4 6 (1.69%) AIX
5 4 (1.12%) CentOS
5 4 (1.12%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.28%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 55 (15.45%) Automation Testing
4 48 (13.48%) Unit Testing
4 48 (13.48%) Test Scripting
4 48 (13.48%) ERP
5 43 (12.08%) Software Testing
6 36 (10.11%) Test Management
7 35 (9.83%) Regression Testing
8 31 (8.71%) MVC
8 31 (8.71%) OO
9 29 (8.15%) Waterfall
10 28 (7.87%) TDD
10 28 (7.87%) Software Engineering
11 27 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
12 26 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (7.30%) Integration Testing
12 26 (7.30%) Test Automation
13 24 (6.74%) Project Management
14 22 (6.18%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (44.38%) SQL
2 86 (24.16%) C#
3 43 (12.08%) Java
4 39 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 23 (6.46%) VB.NET
6 18 (5.06%) PL/SQL
7 14 (3.93%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.93%) PHP
8 11 (3.09%) C
8 11 (3.09%) VB
9 10 (2.81%) Python
9 10 (2.81%) C++
10 8 (2.25%) VBScript
11 5 (1.40%) SPARQL
12 3 (0.84%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.56%) Perl
13 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.28%) Tcl
14 1 (0.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 64 (17.98%) Degree
2 53 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 47 (13.20%) SC Cleared
4 45 (12.64%) ISEB
5 42 (11.80%) DV Cleared
6 30 (8.43%) ISTQB
7 16 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.40%) HND
9 5 (1.40%) MCSE
10 4 (1.12%) HNC
10 4 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.56%) MCITP
12 2 (0.56%) ACCA
12 2 (0.56%) CIMA
12 2 (0.56%) CISSP
12 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.56%) MCSA
12 2 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (16.85%) QA
2 8 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.56%) TickIT
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.56%) vCloud
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (6.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 107 (30.06%) Oracle
2 78 (21.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.46%) HP
3 23 (6.46%) Telerik
4 20 (5.62%) DevExpress
5 7 (1.97%) IBM
5 7 (1.97%) SAP
6 6 (1.69%) Cisco
6 6 (1.69%) Apple
6 6 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.40%) Lotus
8 3 (0.84%) Ektron
9 2 (0.56%) Mitel
9 2 (0.56%) Riverbed
9 2 (0.56%) BT
9 2 (0.56%) Altiris
9 2 (0.56%) Capita
9 2 (0.56%) Citrix
9 2 (0.56%) CA
10 1 (0.28%) Macromedia
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