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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 302 260 317
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +57
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 146 176 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.81% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.03% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 131 162 117
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
17203 17101 17497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.53% 79.15% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13388 13970 14814
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -21 41 £38,500 +4.76% 3
Hampshire -3 30 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Kent +18 25 £30,000 -39.39%
Berkshire -6 23 £42,500 -6.59% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 19 £35,000 -12.50%
Oxfordshire +8 10 £60,000 +95.12% 1
West Sussex -13 4 £32,500 -23.52%
East Sussex -16 2 £20,000 -38.93%
Middlesex -8 1 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 151 (41.37%) SQL
2 112 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (30.41%) C#
4 104 (28.49%) XML
5 101 (27.67%) .NET
6 86 (23.56%) Microsoft
7 84 (23.01%) Finance
7 84 (23.01%) User Acceptance Testing
8 83 (22.74%) SQL Server
9 82 (22.47%) Web Services
10 77 (21.10%) Degree
11 71 (19.45%) Oracle
12 66 (18.08%) Automation Testing
13 63 (17.26%) Windows
14 62 (16.99%) HTML
15 61 (16.71%) Linux
15 61 (16.71%) Regression Testing
16 55 (15.07%) SOAP
17 53 (14.52%) ISEB
18 51 (13.97%) HP Quality Center
18 51 (13.97%) WCF
19 49 (13.42%) MS Excel
20 48 (13.15%) QuickTest Pro
21 46 (12.60%) Manual Testing
21 46 (12.60%) Security Cleared
22 45 (12.33%) Test Scripting
23 44 (12.05%) ASP.NET
24 43 (11.78%) TDD
25 42 (11.51%) VB.NET
25 42 (11.51%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 38 (10.41%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.38%) MediaWiki
3 10 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.37%) Node.js
5 4 (1.10%) WordPress
5 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.10%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.10%) Apache
5 4 (1.10%) JBoss
6 3 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.55%) Lync
7 2 (0.55%) IIS
7 2 (0.55%) CICS
7 2 (0.55%) Documentum
7 2 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (13.42%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.59%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.56%) SAP FI
2 11 (3.01%) SAP CO
2 11 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.10%) SAP FI-GL
4 4 (1.10%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.55%) Magento
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.55%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.92%) SaaS
2 4 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.10%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.85%) Firewall
2 15 (4.11%) Internet
3 2 (0.55%) SAN
3 2 (0.55%) WAN
4 1 (0.27%) Broadband
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
4 1 (0.27%) Extranet
4 1 (0.27%) 802.11
4 1 (0.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.27%) Wireless
4 1 (0.27%) LTE
4 1 (0.27%) 4G
4 1 (0.27%) WiMAX
4 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (22.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (3.84%) Relational Database
2 14 (3.84%) DTS
3 9 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.92%) MySQL
5 7 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.64%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.55%) Adabas
10 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.27%) Big Data
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (13.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 40 (10.96%) Jenkins
3 35 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (7.40%) Selenium
5 24 (6.58%) SoapUI
6 21 (5.75%) Ranorex
7 17 (4.66%) Maven
8 16 (4.38%) Ant
9 15 (4.11%) JUnit
9 15 (4.11%) Git (software)
10 14 (3.84%) Visual Studio
11 13 (3.56%) Cucumber
12 12 (3.29%) JIRA
13 11 (3.01%) LoadRunner
14 9 (2.47%) Selenium IDE
15 7 (1.92%) Eclipse
16 6 (1.64%) Behat
17 4 (1.10%) TeamCity
17 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 3 (0.82%) TestDirector
General
1 84 (23.01%) Finance
2 19 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.29%) Marketing
3 12 (3.29%) Electronics
4 7 (1.92%) Banking
4 7 (1.92%) General Ledger
5 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.37%) Publishing
5 5 (1.37%) Retail
6 4 (1.10%) Games
7 3 (0.82%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) French Language
8 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 111 (30.41%) Analyst
2 87 (23.84%) Developer
3 58 (15.89%) Test Analyst
4 54 (14.79%) Tester
5 51 (13.97%) Test Engineer
6 39 (10.68%) Programmer
7 38 (10.41%) Consultant
8 31 (8.49%) Senior Test Engineer
9 26 (7.12%) Graduate
10 24 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
10 24 (6.58%) Senior Test Analyst
11 21 (5.75%) Business Analyst
12 19 (5.21%) Software Tester
13 18 (4.93%) Web Developer
14 16 (4.38%) C# Developer
14 16 (4.38%) SQL Developer
15 15 (4.11%) .NET Developer
15 15 (4.11%) Junior
16 13 (3.56%) Analyst Programmer
16 13 (3.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (28.49%) XML
2 101 (27.67%) .NET
3 82 (22.47%) Web Services
4 62 (16.99%) HTML
5 55 (15.07%) SOAP
6 51 (13.97%) WCF
7 44 (12.05%) ASP.NET
8 38 (10.41%) .NET Framework
9 29 (7.95%) Spring
9 29 (7.95%) WF
10 28 (7.67%) RESTful
11 25 (6.85%) CSS
12 23 (6.30%) Hibernate
13 20 (5.48%) WPF
13 20 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (4.66%) J2EE
14 17 (4.66%) Gherkin
15 15 (4.11%) JSP
15 15 (4.11%) Ajax
15 15 (4.11%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.04%) Open Source
3 25 (6.85%) Client/Server
3 25 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.29%) CMDB
7 9 (2.47%) Mobile Computing
7 9 (2.47%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.64%) LIMS
8 6 (1.64%) Replication
9 4 (1.10%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.10%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.10%) W3C
9 4 (1.10%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.82%) Handset
10 3 (0.82%) GIS
11 2 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.55%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.26%) Windows
2 61 (16.71%) Linux
3 11 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (3.01%) AIX
4 9 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.92%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.92%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.64%) Windows Vista
6 6 (1.64%) CentOS
7 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) UNIX
9 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.55%) zOS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.01%) User Acceptance Testing
3 66 (18.08%) Automation Testing
4 61 (16.71%) Regression Testing
5 46 (12.60%) Manual Testing
6 45 (12.33%) Test Scripting
7 43 (11.78%) TDD
8 42 (11.51%) Software Testing
9 38 (10.41%) Scrum
10 36 (9.86%) Integration Testing
11 34 (9.32%) User Stories
11 34 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (9.04%) Unit Testing
12 33 (9.04%) Automated Testing
13 31 (8.49%) Test Automation
14 25 (6.85%) E-Commerce
14 25 (6.85%) Document Management
14 25 (6.85%) BDD
15 24 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (6.58%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (41.37%) SQL
2 111 (30.41%) C#
3 42 (11.51%) VB.NET
4 41 (11.23%) Java
5 39 (10.68%) JavaScript
6 23 (6.30%) PL/SQL
7 22 (6.03%) PHP
8 21 (5.75%) VBScript
9 20 (5.48%) T-SQL
10 17 (4.66%) Python
11 11 (3.01%) C
12 8 (2.19%) VB
13 5 (1.37%) Perl
13 5 (1.37%) C++
14 4 (1.10%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.55%) COBOL
15 2 (0.55%) NATURAL
15 2 (0.55%) JCL
16 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 77 (21.10%) Degree
2 53 (14.52%) ISEB
3 46 (12.60%) Security Cleared
4 30 (8.22%) ISTQB
5 23 (6.30%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.56%) CTC Cleared
7 12 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.01%) MCSE
9 9 (2.47%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.92%) HND
10 7 (1.92%) CISSP
11 6 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.64%) CITP
11 6 (1.64%) MBCS
11 6 (1.64%) OCPJWCD
11 6 (1.64%) Sun Certification
12 5 (1.37%) ACCA
12 5 (1.37%) CIMA
12 5 (1.37%) MCPD
13 4 (1.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.96%) QA
2 13 (3.56%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) vCloud
2 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (13.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 86 (23.56%) Microsoft
2 71 (19.45%) Oracle
3 29 (7.95%) HP
4 15 (4.11%) SAP
5 11 (3.01%) Cisco
5 11 (3.01%) Apple
5 11 (3.01%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.19%) IBM
7 6 (1.64%) Sun
8 5 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.37%) Telerik
9 4 (1.10%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.10%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.82%) CA
10 3 (0.82%) Citrix
10 3 (0.82%) Retek
10 3 (0.82%) Logi Analytics
11 2 (0.55%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.55%) Altiris
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Virgin Care
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Discover Financial Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent slary,Bonus and standard b
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Publishing Technology
Posted: 27 days ago