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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 267 261 336
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +75
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 180 196 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.86% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.08% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 148 186 104
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
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
16858 18135 17065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.82% 79.47% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13369 14487 13886
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 47 £45,000 -2.17% 5
Hampshire +15 36 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Surrey -7 36 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Kent +3 27 £35,000 -2.77%
Buckinghamshire +13 22 £39,000 +11.42% 2
Oxfordshire +18 9 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Sussex +4 7 £55,000 +7.84%
Middlesex +6 1 £43,000 -9.47%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 212 (54.08%) SQL
2 129 (32.91%) Oracle
3 105 (26.79%) C#
4 103 (26.28%) .NET
5 101 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 86 (21.94%) Finance
8 84 (21.43%) HTML
9 77 (19.64%) Oracle Forms
10 75 (19.13%) Microsoft
11 74 (18.88%) JavaScript
12 71 (18.11%) XML
13 66 (16.84%) Oracle EBS R12
14 63 (16.07%) Unit Testing
15 62 (15.82%) QA
16 61 (15.56%) Web Services
16 61 (15.56%) Java
17 60 (15.31%) Degree
17 60 (15.31%) Security Cleared
18 59 (15.05%) SC Cleared
19 57 (14.54%) Software Engineering
20 55 (14.03%) Test Scripting
21 53 (13.52%) ERP
22 52 (13.27%) Linux
23 51 (13.01%) ASP.NET
23 51 (13.01%) Selenium
24 50 (12.76%) DV Cleared
24 50 (12.76%) SQL Server
24 50 (12.76%) Oracle HRMS
25 48 (12.24%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.34%) IIS
3 14 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.06%) JBoss
4 12 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.02%) Liferay
5 4 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.77%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (0.77%) Quickr
6 3 (0.77%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.51%) Node.js
7 2 (0.51%) MediaWiki
7 2 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (7.14%) MS Office
1 28 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.81%) InfoPath
3 9 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.79%) MS Project
5 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 66 (16.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 50 (12.76%) Oracle HRMS
3 40 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (7.91%) Oracle Payables
4 31 (7.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 31 (7.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 20 (5.10%) Oracle Payroll
6 7 (1.79%) SAP FI
6 7 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (1.79%) SAP CO
6 7 (1.79%) SAP FI-GL
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (3.06%) Google App Engine
3 11 (2.81%) SaaS
4 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.53%) Firewall
3 5 (1.28%) SAN
3 5 (1.28%) Internet
3 5 (1.28%) Wireless
3 5 (1.28%) iSCSI
4 4 (1.02%) WAN
4 4 (1.02%) PPP
4 4 (1.02%) LAN
5 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.51%) Broadband
5 2 (0.51%) VoIP
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.26%) GPRS
6 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
6 1 (0.26%) 3G
6 1 (0.26%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.65%) MySQL
3 29 (7.40%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.34%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (3.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 12 (3.06%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.30%) Big Data
9 8 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.79%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.28%) QlikView
12 5 (1.28%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.28%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.02%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 77 (19.64%) Oracle Forms
2 51 (13.01%) Selenium
3 34 (8.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 26 (6.63%) Visual Studio
5 20 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (4.85%) Toad
6 19 (4.85%) Jenkins
7 17 (4.34%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.83%) Eclipse
9 12 (3.06%) Subversion
10 10 (2.55%) JUnit
11 9 (2.30%) JIRA
12 8 (2.04%) Git (software)
13 6 (1.53%) Maven
14 5 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (1.28%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.28%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 4 (1.02%) Log4j
15 4 (1.02%) TestDirector
General
1 86 (21.94%) Finance
2 14 (3.57%) Banking
3 12 (3.06%) Retail
4 11 (2.81%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.51%) Electronics
7 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.51%) Advertising
7 2 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Front Office
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 137 (34.95%) Analyst
2 118 (30.10%) Developer
3 65 (16.58%) Oracle Analyst
4 53 (13.52%) Systems Analyst
5 49 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 42 (10.71%) .NET Developer
7 37 (9.44%) Software Engineer
8 34 (8.67%) Tester
9 32 (8.16%) Software Developer
10 28 (7.14%) Test Manager
11 27 (6.89%) Consultant
11 27 (6.89%) C# Developer
12 26 (6.63%) Senior Developer
13 21 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (4.85%) Test Engineer
14 19 (4.85%) Web Developer
14 19 (4.85%) Junior
15 16 (4.08%) Programmer
15 16 (4.08%) .NET Web Developer
16 15 (3.83%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (26.28%) .NET
2 84 (21.43%) HTML
3 71 (18.11%) XML
4 61 (15.56%) Web Services
5 51 (13.01%) ASP.NET
6 48 (12.24%) CSS
7 43 (10.97%) jQuery
8 39 (9.95%) WCF
9 34 (8.67%) HTML5
10 29 (7.40%) WPF
11 24 (6.12%) Spring
12 19 (4.85%) J2EE
12 19 (4.85%) Ajax
13 18 (4.59%) WF
13 18 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (4.34%) JSP
14 17 (4.34%) XSLT
15 16 (4.08%) .NET Framework
15 16 (4.08%) REST
16 13 (3.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 28 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.59%) Client/Server
5 14 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.06%) Data Integration
7 11 (2.81%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.04%) Semantic Web
9 7 (1.79%) Social Media
10 6 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.53%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.53%) User Experience
11 5 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.02%) Open Source
12 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.26%) EPoS
13 1 (0.26%) W3C
13 1 (0.26%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.27%) Linux
2 46 (11.73%) UNIX
3 40 (10.20%) Windows
4 8 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.02%) Windows CE
6 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 63 (16.07%) Unit Testing
4 57 (14.54%) Software Engineering
5 55 (14.03%) Test Scripting
6 53 (13.52%) ERP
7 46 (11.73%) Integration Testing
8 41 (10.46%) Software Testing
9 36 (9.18%) OO
10 34 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (8.16%) Test Management
12 32 (8.16%) Automation Testing
13 30 (7.65%) E-business
14 26 (6.63%) Test Automation
15 25 (6.38%) Regression Testing
16 23 (5.87%) MVC
17 22 (5.61%) Scrum
18 20 (5.10%) Waterfall
19 19 (4.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 212 (54.08%) SQL
2 105 (26.79%) C#
3 74 (18.88%) JavaScript
4 61 (15.56%) Java
5 39 (9.95%) PL/SQL
6 36 (9.18%) T-SQL
7 31 (7.91%) PHP
8 24 (6.12%) VB
9 19 (4.85%) C++
9 19 (4.85%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.30%) C
10 9 (2.30%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.04%) SPARQL
12 7 (1.79%) Python
13 5 (1.28%) VC++
13 5 (1.28%) Korn
14 4 (1.02%) XPath
14 4 (1.02%) XQuery
14 4 (1.02%) Perl
15 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (15.31%) Degree
1 60 (15.31%) Security Cleared
2 59 (15.05%) SC Cleared
3 50 (12.76%) DV Cleared
4 37 (9.44%) ISEB
5 34 (8.67%) ISTQB
6 13 (3.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.77%) APMP
8 2 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.51%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (15.82%) QA
2 7 (1.79%) SLA
3 6 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) TickIT
6 1 (0.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.77%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
3 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.51%) Puppet
3 2 (0.51%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Iperf
Vendors
1 129 (32.91%) Oracle
2 75 (19.13%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.14%) HP
4 26 (6.63%) Telerik
5 17 (4.34%) DevExpress
6 15 (3.83%) SAP
6 15 (3.83%) Google
7 9 (2.30%) VMware
8 8 (2.04%) IBM
9 7 (1.79%) Macromedia
10 6 (1.53%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.28%) webMethods
12 3 (0.77%) Cognos
12 3 (0.77%) Lotus
12 3 (0.77%) Capita
13 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.51%) Zend
14 1 (0.26%) DataCash
14 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft
14 1 (0.26%) Trillium
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits + training
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Salary: £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 35 - 45K +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, car, pension
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Or Day Rate £300 - £450
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Salary: £55000 per annum + negotiable
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ediTRACK
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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