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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 347 254 313
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +59
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 118 217 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 1.06% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.26% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 109 203 101
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,250 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
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
16550 17228 16685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.51% 84.11% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13997 13887 13098
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Kent +31 31 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Hampshire -39 23 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Berkshire -47 22 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Surrey -7 21 £24,500 -30.00% 4
Oxfordshire +3 17 £31,500 +23.52% 5
Buckinghamshire -24 3 £45,000 -
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 120 (44.61%) Finance
2 115 (42.75%) SQL
3 93 (34.57%) Oracle
4 86 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (28.25%) SDLC
6 57 (21.19%) XML
7 54 (20.07%) Microsoft
8 53 (19.70%) .NET
8 53 (19.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 52 (19.33%) SQL Server
10 51 (18.96%) HTML
10 51 (18.96%) Java
10 51 (18.96%) QA
10 51 (18.96%) Degree
11 50 (18.59%) Unix
12 49 (18.22%) Unit Testing
13 46 (17.10%) C#
14 45 (16.73%) Shell Script
15 43 (15.99%) Automated Testing
16 41 (15.24%) JavaScript
17 40 (14.87%) Test Scripting
18 39 (14.50%) Windows
19 38 (14.13%) Oracle Reports
20 37 (13.75%) Linux
20 37 (13.75%) PL/SQL
20 37 (13.75%) Integration Testing
21 36 (13.38%) Spring
22 35 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
22 35 (13.01%) Banking
23 34 (12.64%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (8.92%) WebSphere
2 23 (8.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (7.43%) IIS
4 12 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.72%) CMS
6 8 (2.97%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.49%) MediaWiki
9 3 (1.12%) JBoss
10 2 (0.74%) Apache
10 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.74%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.74%) GemFire
10 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 28 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.69%) MS Office
3 10 (3.72%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (10.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (8.92%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.74%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) GitHub
1 4 (1.49%) PaaS
1 4 (1.49%) SaaS
2 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.69%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.20%) Internet
3 9 (3.35%) ATM
4 4 (1.49%) Intranet
5 2 (0.74%) AMQP
5 2 (0.74%) CTI
5 2 (0.74%) Firewall
5 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.74%) Wireless
6 1 (0.37%) LAN
6 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.13%) Oracle Reports
3 25 (9.29%) Oracle Database
4 21 (7.81%) Big Data
4 21 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (7.06%) Essbase
5 19 (7.06%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (7.06%) Oracle OWB
6 17 (6.32%) NoSQL
7 16 (5.95%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (5.58%) Oracle9i Database
9 14 (5.20%) Hadoop
9 14 (5.20%) HBase
10 12 (4.46%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (2.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (2.97%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (10.41%) Jenkins
2 27 (10.04%) JIRA
3 25 (9.29%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (6.32%) Selenium
4 17 (6.32%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (4.83%) Git (software)
7 12 (4.46%) HP UFT
8 11 (4.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (3.35%) Toad
10 7 (2.60%) JUnit
11 6 (2.23%) ReSharper
12 5 (1.86%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.86%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.49%) Gradle
14 3 (1.12%) LabVIEW
14 3 (1.12%) Robot Framework
14 3 (1.12%) Sahi
14 3 (1.12%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.12%) TestComplete
General
1 120 (44.61%) Finance
2 35 (13.01%) Banking
3 6 (2.23%) Retail
4 5 (1.86%) Electronics
5 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 108 (40.15%) Developer
2 59 (21.93%) Analyst
3 32 (11.90%) Oracle Developer
3 32 (11.90%) Tester
4 31 (11.52%) Test Analyst
5 29 (10.78%) Senior Developer
6 27 (10.04%) .NET Developer
7 23 (8.55%) Consultant
8 22 (8.18%) C# Developer
8 22 (8.18%) Java Developer
9 19 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (6.32%) Software Developer
11 16 (5.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 16 (5.95%) Oracle BI Developer
11 16 (5.95%) Test Manager
12 15 (5.58%) PL/SQL Developer
12 15 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (5.58%) Team Leader
13 13 (4.83%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (21.19%) XML
2 53 (19.70%) .NET
3 51 (18.96%) HTML
4 36 (13.38%) Spring
5 29 (10.78%) Ajax
5 29 (10.78%) ASP.NET
5 29 (10.78%) J2EE
6 26 (9.67%) Hibernate
7 25 (9.29%) JMS
8 24 (8.92%) .NET Framework
8 24 (8.92%) Apache Camel
8 24 (8.92%) WCF
9 23 (8.55%) JSF
9 23 (8.55%) JSP
9 23 (8.55%) PrimeFaces
9 23 (8.55%) Spring Integration
9 23 (8.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 21 (7.81%) CSS
10 21 (7.81%) Middleware
11 20 (7.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.83%) Client/Server
4 11 (4.09%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.60%) Statistics
8 6 (2.23%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.23%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.23%) W3C
9 4 (1.49%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.49%) User Experience
10 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.74%) Derivative
11 2 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.74%) Replication
11 2 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.59%) Unix
2 39 (14.50%) Windows
3 37 (13.75%) Linux
4 29 (10.78%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.72%) Windows 8
7 8 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.60%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.23%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.23%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.49%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (28.25%) SDLC
3 53 (19.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 49 (18.22%) Unit Testing
5 43 (15.99%) Automated Testing
6 40 (14.87%) Test Scripting
7 37 (13.75%) Integration Testing
8 35 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (10.78%) Test Strategy
11 28 (10.41%) Line Management
12 26 (9.67%) Software Testing
12 26 (9.67%) UML
13 25 (9.29%) Mentoring
14 24 (8.92%) MVC
15 23 (8.55%) Manual Testing
15 23 (8.55%) Regression Testing
16 22 (8.18%) ETL
17 19 (7.06%) Dashboard Development
18 18 (6.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 115 (42.75%) SQL
2 51 (18.96%) Java
3 46 (17.10%) C#
4 45 (16.73%) Shell Script
5 41 (15.24%) JavaScript
6 37 (13.75%) PL/SQL
7 24 (8.92%) C
8 22 (8.18%) VB
9 14 (5.20%) C++
9 14 (5.20%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.72%) R
11 7 (2.60%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.23%) Korn
12 6 (2.23%) Python
13 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.12%) Ruby
14 2 (0.74%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.74%) C-shell
14 2 (0.74%) Erlang
14 2 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (18.96%) Degree
2 34 (12.64%) ISEB
3 20 (7.43%) ISTQB
4 19 (7.06%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.32%) SC Cleared
6 14 (5.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (4.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (3.35%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (1.86%) CEH
9 5 (1.86%) CISSP
9 5 (1.86%) CREST Certified
10 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.74%) MCSA
12 1 (0.37%) CCNA
12 1 (0.37%) CCNP
12 1 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (18.96%) QA
2 9 (3.35%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) MISRA
4 2 (0.74%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) DICOM
5 1 (0.37%) HL7
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (0.37%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.74%) HDFS
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (5.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 93 (34.57%) Oracle
2 54 (20.07%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.81%) HP
4 19 (7.06%) Hyperion
4 19 (7.06%) Informatica
5 12 (4.46%) Hortonworks
6 8 (2.97%) BT
7 7 (2.60%) VMware
8 6 (2.23%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.86%) SAP
10 4 (1.49%) Kofax
11 3 (1.12%) Telerik
12 2 (0.74%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.74%) webMethods
13 1 (0.37%) CODA
13 1 (0.37%) IBM
13 1 (0.37%) Lotus
13 1 (0.37%) Remedy
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum, plus excellent benefits detailed below
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £24000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + gym, pension, shares, holiday(25)
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Health, Share scheme, 25 days hol,gym
Posted: 22 days ago
Andover
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Dorking
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Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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