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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 268 278 292
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 179 176 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.79% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.98% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 149 159 123
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
17300 17913 16494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.13% 80.88% 78.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14284 13861 13444
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +39 40 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Kent +2 37 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Surrey -30 32 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 30 £39,000 -8.23%
Berkshire +13 25 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Oxfordshire +1 5 £42,500 -29.16% 4
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
Sussex 0 2 £37,500 -16.66%
West Sussex -8 2 £52,500 +75.00%
Middlesex 0 1 £43,000 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 197 (55.03%) SQL
2 108 (30.17%) Oracle
3 105 (29.33%) C#
4 102 (28.49%) Finance
5 96 (26.82%) .NET
6 95 (26.54%) XML
7 92 (25.70%) HTML
8 89 (24.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 88 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (24.02%) JavaScript
11 81 (22.63%) Microsoft
12 76 (21.23%) SQL Server
13 72 (20.11%) SDLC
14 59 (16.48%) Java
14 59 (16.48%) Unit Testing
15 57 (15.92%) ASP.NET
16 56 (15.64%) WCF
17 54 (15.08%) Software Engineering
18 53 (14.80%) Degree
19 52 (14.53%) CSS
20 51 (14.25%) PL/SQL
21 50 (13.97%) UNIX
22 49 (13.69%) Oracle Forms
23 48 (13.41%) Test Scripting
24 46 (12.85%) Linux
25 44 (12.29%) T-SQL
26 42 (11.73%) Web Services
27 41 (11.45%) Windows
27 41 (11.45%) Visual Studio
27 41 (11.45%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (6.70%) IIS
2 19 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.19%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (2.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (1.96%) CMS
6 7 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.40%) JBoss
8 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.12%) MediaWiki
10 3 (0.84%) Liferay
10 3 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.56%) Node.js
12 1 (0.28%) Lync
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle UPK
12 1 (0.28%) SAS
12 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.28%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 21 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.91%) MS Visio
2 14 (3.91%) MS Office
3 10 (2.79%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (10.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (8.10%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (5.03%) Oracle HRMS
4 13 (3.63%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (3.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (3.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (3.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (2.23%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (1.68%) Oracle Payroll
7 6 (1.68%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (1.68%) SAP CO
7 6 (1.68%) SAP FI
8 4 (1.12%) SAP FI-GL
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.03%) SaaS
2 10 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (2.79%) Google App Engine
2 10 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.96%) Firewall
3 6 (1.68%) Wireless
4 5 (1.40%) iSCSI
4 5 (1.40%) Internet
4 5 (1.40%) SAN
5 4 (1.12%) LAN
5 4 (1.12%) WAN
5 4 (1.12%) PPP
6 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.56%) CTI
6 2 (0.56%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) SSL
7 1 (0.28%) 3G
7 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.28%) VoIP
7 1 (0.28%) ATM
7 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.06%) MySQL
2 36 (10.06%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 25 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
4 21 (5.87%) Oracle9i Database
5 14 (3.91%) Big Data
6 11 (3.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 11 (3.07%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.79%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.23%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.40%) QlikView
11 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (13.69%) Oracle Forms
2 41 (11.45%) Visual Studio
3 31 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (8.66%) JIRA
4 29 (8.10%) Selenium
5 21 (5.87%) Jenkins
6 13 (3.63%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.63%) HP UFT
7 12 (3.35%) Toad
8 9 (2.51%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.96%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.68%) ReSharper
11 5 (1.40%) Maven
12 4 (1.12%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.12%) Subversion
12 4 (1.12%) JUnit
13 3 (0.84%) Ant
13 3 (0.84%) Log4j
13 3 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.84%) SoapUI
General
1 102 (28.49%) Finance
2 15 (4.19%) Retail
3 13 (3.63%) Banking
4 12 (3.35%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.40%) Marketing
7 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.84%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 128 (35.75%) Developer
2 89 (24.86%) Analyst
3 51 (14.25%) .NET Developer
4 38 (10.61%) Consultant
5 35 (9.78%) Test Analyst
6 33 (9.22%) Test Manager
7 30 (8.38%) Web Developer
8 29 (8.10%) .NET Web Developer
9 28 (7.82%) Oracle Analyst
10 26 (7.26%) Senior Developer
11 25 (6.98%) Support Analyst
12 23 (6.42%) C# Developer
13 21 (5.87%) Tester
14 17 (4.75%) Software Engineer
14 17 (4.75%) Programmer
15 16 (4.47%) Oracle Support Analyst
16 15 (4.19%) Systems Analyst
16 15 (4.19%) Software Developer
16 15 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
17 14 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (26.82%) .NET
2 95 (26.54%) XML
3 92 (25.70%) HTML
4 57 (15.92%) ASP.NET
5 56 (15.64%) WCF
6 52 (14.53%) CSS
7 42 (11.73%) Web Services
8 40 (11.17%) HTML5
9 33 (9.22%) jQuery
10 22 (6.15%) Ajax
11 21 (5.87%) REST
12 20 (5.59%) WPF
13 19 (5.31%) .NET Framework
14 18 (5.03%) Spring
15 17 (4.75%) Hibernate
15 17 (4.75%) WF
15 17 (4.75%) J2EE
16 14 (3.91%) JMS
16 14 (3.91%) LINQ
17 13 (3.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.87%) Client/Server
2 14 (3.91%) Mobile App
2 14 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.63%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.35%) Mathematics
5 11 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.51%) User Experience
7 8 (2.23%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.40%) W3C
10 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.56%) DTV
11 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.28%) NHS
12 1 (0.28%) GIS
12 1 (0.28%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.28%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.97%) UNIX
2 46 (12.85%) Linux
3 41 (11.45%) Windows
4 8 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.56%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (24.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 88 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (20.11%) SDLC
4 59 (16.48%) Unit Testing
5 54 (15.08%) Software Engineering
6 48 (13.41%) Test Scripting
7 39 (10.89%) Integration Testing
8 32 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (8.94%) Test Strategy
9 31 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (8.38%) ERP
10 30 (8.38%) Business Analysis
10 30 (8.38%) Test Management
11 29 (8.10%) Scrum
12 26 (7.26%) Change Management
13 25 (6.98%) MVC
13 25 (6.98%) Software Testing
14 24 (6.70%) ITIL
15 23 (6.42%) Automated Testing
16 21 (5.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 197 (55.03%) SQL
2 105 (29.33%) C#
3 86 (24.02%) JavaScript
4 59 (16.48%) Java
5 51 (14.25%) PL/SQL
6 44 (12.29%) T-SQL
7 36 (10.06%) Shell Script
7 36 (10.06%) PHP
8 20 (5.59%) VB
9 18 (5.03%) C++
10 16 (4.47%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.07%) C
12 9 (2.51%) Python
13 5 (1.40%) Korn
14 4 (1.12%) Perl
15 3 (0.84%) XQuery
15 3 (0.84%) VC++
15 3 (0.84%) XPath
16 2 (0.56%) Ruby
17 1 (0.28%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 53 (14.80%) Degree
2 28 (7.82%) Security Cleared
3 26 (7.26%) SC Cleared
4 25 (6.98%) ISEB
5 15 (4.19%) ISTQB
6 12 (3.35%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.84%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.28%) CCNP
11 1 (0.28%) CCNA
11 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.45%) QA
2 13 (3.63%) SLA
3 10 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.68%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.84%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) XenApp
4 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.56%) Ansible
3 2 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 108 (30.17%) Oracle
2 81 (22.63%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.15%) HP
4 15 (4.19%) Google
5 12 (3.35%) Telerik
6 11 (3.07%) SAP
6 11 (3.07%) VMware
7 10 (2.79%) Macromedia
8 7 (1.96%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.96%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.40%) ArcSight
9 5 (1.40%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.40%) webMethods
10 4 (1.12%) Informatica
11 3 (0.84%) Websense
11 3 (0.84%) Intel
11 3 (0.84%) Juniper
11 3 (0.84%) CA
11 3 (0.84%) Cisco
11 3 (0.84%) IBM
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