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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 269 295 316
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +21
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 171 145 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.84% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 155 126 149
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,900 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,400 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
17501 17282 18079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.03% 79.52% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13947 13758 15561
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 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Berkshire +35 54 £45,000 -3.74% 6
Hampshire +32 47 £40,000 +33.33%
Surrey -29 28 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Kent +3 19 £42,500 -29.16%
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £34,950 -12.62%
Oxfordshire +4 9 £25,500 +8.51%
West Sussex -2 3 £45,000 +80.00%
East Sussex -29 2 £20,000 -25.92%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 149 (43.57%) SQL
2 106 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (28.36%) C#
4 92 (26.90%) .NET
5 85 (24.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 77 (22.51%) XML
7 76 (22.22%) Oracle
7 76 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 76 (22.22%) Finance
8 67 (19.59%) Web Services
8 67 (19.59%) Automation Testing
9 66 (19.30%) HTML
10 64 (18.71%) SQL Server
10 64 (18.71%) Degree
11 49 (14.33%) QA
12 48 (14.04%) QuickTest Pro
13 47 (13.74%) Selenium
14 46 (13.45%) Regression Testing
15 45 (13.16%) Linux
16 43 (12.57%) MS Excel
16 43 (12.57%) ISEB
17 42 (12.28%) Test Scripting
18 41 (11.99%) Security Cleared
18 41 (11.99%) MS Office
18 41 (11.99%) ASP.NET
19 40 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (11.40%) Java
20 39 (11.40%) SOAP
20 39 (11.40%) .NET Framework
21 38 (11.11%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 27 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.63%) MediaWiki
3 7 (2.05%) IIS
4 5 (1.46%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.17%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.17%) Node.js
5 4 (1.17%) WordPress
6 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (0.88%) Quickr
6 3 (0.88%) CMS
6 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.58%) JBoss
7 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.58%) Lync
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 41 (11.99%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (6.14%) Oracle HRMS
1 21 (6.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (3.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (3.22%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (3.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.92%) Oracle Payroll
4 8 (2.34%) SAP FI
5 7 (2.05%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (2.05%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.88%) SAP FI-GL
7 3 (0.88%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.58%) Agresso
8 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.34%) SaaS
3 4 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.43%) Firewall
2 11 (3.22%) Internet
3 4 (1.17%) Wireless
4 3 (0.88%) Intranet
5 2 (0.58%) WiMAX
5 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.58%) LTE
5 2 (0.58%) 4G
5 2 (0.58%) 802.11
5 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.58%) Broadband
5 2 (0.58%) VoIP
5 2 (0.58%) WAN
5 2 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.22%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.92%) DTS
5 7 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.46%) MySQL
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.17%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.58%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.29%) ObjectDB
10 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (14.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 47 (13.74%) Selenium
3 31 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (7.31%) Jenkins
5 24 (7.02%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 17 (4.97%) SoapUI
8 15 (4.39%) Ranorex
9 14 (4.09%) Git (software)
10 13 (3.80%) JUnit
10 13 (3.80%) Visual Studio
11 12 (3.51%) LoadRunner
12 11 (3.22%) Eclipse
12 11 (3.22%) JIRA
13 9 (2.63%) TeamCity
13 9 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (2.05%) Ant
14 7 (2.05%) Maven
15 6 (1.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 5 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 76 (22.22%) Finance
2 12 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.05%) Banking
3 7 (2.05%) Marketing
4 5 (1.46%) Retail
4 5 (1.46%) Publishing
5 4 (1.17%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.17%) Legal
5 4 (1.17%) Electronics
6 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 119 (34.80%) Analyst
2 78 (22.81%) Developer
3 54 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 45 (13.16%) Test Engineer
5 39 (11.40%) Tester
6 30 (8.77%) Consultant
7 25 (7.31%) Systems Analyst
7 25 (7.31%) Software Engineer
8 23 (6.73%) Software Developer
8 23 (6.73%) Programmer
9 21 (6.14%) C# Developer
9 21 (6.14%) Oracle Analyst
10 20 (5.85%) .NET Developer
10 20 (5.85%) Graduate
10 20 (5.85%) Business Analyst
11 19 (5.56%) Test Manager
11 19 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
12 18 (5.26%) Software Tester
12 18 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.90%) .NET
2 77 (22.51%) XML
3 67 (19.59%) Web Services
4 66 (19.30%) HTML
5 41 (11.99%) ASP.NET
6 39 (11.40%) SOAP
6 39 (11.40%) .NET Framework
7 36 (10.53%) CSS
8 31 (9.06%) WCF
9 23 (6.73%) RESTful
10 22 (6.43%) WPF
11 20 (5.85%) jQuery
12 19 (5.56%) WF
13 17 (4.97%) Spring
13 17 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (4.09%) J2EE
16 13 (3.80%) Gherkin
17 12 (3.51%) JSP
17 12 (3.51%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.31%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.73%) Open Source
4 22 (6.43%) Client/Server
5 20 (5.85%) Mobile App
6 17 (4.97%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.63%) CMDB
7 9 (2.63%) LIMS
7 9 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
8 8 (2.34%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.05%) Semantic Web
10 5 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.17%) Social Media
11 4 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.88%) Handset
12 3 (0.88%) GIS
13 2 (0.58%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.58%) Replication
13 2 (0.58%) Clustering
13 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.16%) Linux
2 37 (10.82%) Windows
3 11 (3.22%) AIX
4 6 (1.75%) CentOS
5 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.17%) UNIX
6 3 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (24.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 67 (19.59%) Automation Testing
4 46 (13.45%) Regression Testing
5 42 (12.28%) Test Scripting
6 37 (10.82%) Software Testing
7 36 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 33 (9.65%) TDD
9 31 (9.06%) Test Management
9 31 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (8.19%) Integration Testing
10 28 (8.19%) MVC
10 28 (8.19%) ERP
11 27 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
12 26 (7.60%) Software Engineering
12 26 (7.60%) Test Automation
13 25 (7.31%) User Stories
14 24 (7.02%) Project Management
15 23 (6.73%) ETL
15 23 (6.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 149 (43.57%) SQL
2 97 (28.36%) C#
3 39 (11.40%) Java
4 38 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.60%) VB.NET
6 22 (6.43%) PHP
7 20 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 17 (4.97%) Python
9 12 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.51%) VBScript
9 12 (3.51%) C
10 7 (2.05%) VB
10 7 (2.05%) C++
11 6 (1.75%) Perl
12 4 (1.17%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.58%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (18.71%) Degree
2 43 (12.57%) ISEB
3 41 (11.99%) Security Cleared
4 28 (8.19%) SC Cleared
5 26 (7.60%) DV Cleared
6 23 (6.73%) ISTQB
7 12 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.05%) CISSP
9 7 (2.05%) HND
9 7 (2.05%) MCSE
10 4 (1.17%) HNC
10 4 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.88%) ACCA
11 3 (0.88%) CIMA
11 3 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.58%) MCITP
12 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.58%) MCSA
12 2 (0.58%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (14.33%) QA
2 13 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.58%) vCloud
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (10.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (22.22%) Oracle
1 76 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.43%) HP
3 16 (4.68%) Telerik
4 12 (3.51%) DevExpress
5 11 (3.22%) Apple
5 11 (3.22%) CheckPoint
5 11 (3.22%) Cisco
5 11 (3.22%) SAP
6 5 (1.46%) IBM
6 5 (1.46%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.88%) Ektron
7 3 (0.88%) CA
7 3 (0.88%) Lotus
8 2 (0.58%) Citrix
8 2 (0.58%) Riverbed
8 2 (0.58%) Altiris
8 2 (0.58%) BT
8 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.58%) Mitel
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