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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 268 262 317
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +55
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 182 210 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.93% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.16% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 154 189 115
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
17161 18115 16851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.92% 80.51% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13972 14159 13696
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 £66,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 August 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 August 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 +33 42 £40,000 -10.11% 5
Buckinghamshire +26 39 £39,000 -7.14% 2
Kent +3 34 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Surrey -37 28 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Berkshire -7 26 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Oxfordshire +8 5 £28,500 +21.27%
West Sussex -3 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
Middlesex +1 2 £43,000 -9.47%
Sussex -3 2 £37,500 -16.66%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 198 (55.77%) SQL
2 108 (30.42%) Oracle
3 105 (29.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 103 (29.01%) C#
5 95 (26.76%) Finance
6 92 (25.92%) HTML
6 92 (25.92%) XML
7 89 (25.07%) .NET
8 84 (23.66%) JavaScript
9 79 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (21.97%) Microsoft
11 77 (21.69%) SDLC
12 61 (17.18%) SQL Server
13 60 (16.90%) Java
14 57 (16.06%) Software Engineering
15 56 (15.77%) Unit Testing
16 55 (15.49%) PL/SQL
16 55 (15.49%) UNIX
17 54 (15.21%) Linux
18 52 (14.65%) Oracle Forms
18 52 (14.65%) Degree
19 51 (14.37%) CSS
20 49 (13.80%) Test Scripting
21 47 (13.24%) WCF
21 47 (13.24%) T-SQL
22 46 (12.96%) ASP.NET
23 45 (12.68%) Integration Testing
24 43 (12.11%) Web Services
24 43 (12.11%) HTML5
25 42 (11.83%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 18 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.66%) IIS
3 11 (3.10%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.97%) JBoss
6 7 (1.97%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.13%) Liferay
8 4 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.85%) CMS
9 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.56%) Node.js
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle UPK
11 1 (0.28%) SAS
11 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.28%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 20 (5.63%) MS Office
2 19 (5.35%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.38%) InfoPath
4 10 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (10.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 28 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (5.92%) Oracle HRMS
4 14 (3.94%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (3.94%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (3.94%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (2.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (2.25%) SAP FI
6 8 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (2.25%) SAP CO
7 7 (1.97%) Oracle Payroll
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (1.69%) SAP FI-GL
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.35%) SaaS
2 13 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
2 13 (3.66%) Google App Engine
2 13 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.97%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.69%) Firewall
3 5 (1.41%) SAN
3 5 (1.41%) iSCSI
4 4 (1.13%) PPP
4 4 (1.13%) Wireless
4 4 (1.13%) Internet
4 4 (1.13%) WAN
4 4 (1.13%) LAN
5 1 (0.28%) VoIP
5 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.28%) Broadband
5 1 (0.28%) GPRS
5 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) 3G
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.18%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.83%) MySQL
3 31 (8.73%) Oracle Database
4 25 (7.04%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.92%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (5.35%) Oracle9i Database
7 12 (3.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 11 (3.10%) Big Data
9 9 (2.54%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (2.25%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.97%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.69%) QlikView
12 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.41%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (14.65%) Oracle Forms
2 37 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 33 (9.30%) Selenium
4 27 (7.61%) JIRA
5 25 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (5.35%) Jenkins
7 16 (4.51%) HP UFT
8 12 (3.38%) Toad
9 10 (2.82%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.82%) Git (software)
10 9 (2.54%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.97%) Subversion
12 6 (1.69%) Maven
13 5 (1.41%) JUnit
13 5 (1.41%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.13%) Ant
14 4 (1.13%) Log4j
15 3 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
16 2 (0.56%) Mockito
General
1 95 (26.76%) Finance
2 16 (4.51%) Retail
3 12 (3.38%) Aerospace
4 11 (3.10%) Banking
5 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.56%) Advertising
6 2 (0.56%) Games
6 2 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (34.65%) Developer
2 91 (25.63%) Analyst
3 44 (12.39%) .NET Developer
4 39 (10.99%) Test Analyst
5 37 (10.42%) Consultant
6 34 (9.58%) Test Manager
7 33 (9.30%) Oracle Analyst
8 26 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 26 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 25 (7.04%) .NET Web Developer
10 24 (6.76%) Support Analyst
11 23 (6.48%) Software Engineer
12 21 (5.92%) Software Developer
13 20 (5.63%) Tester
14 18 (5.07%) C# Developer
15 17 (4.79%) Systems Analyst
16 15 (4.23%) Test Engineer
16 15 (4.23%) Oracle Support Analyst
17 14 (3.94%) Programmer
18 13 (3.66%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (25.92%) HTML
1 92 (25.92%) XML
2 89 (25.07%) .NET
3 51 (14.37%) CSS
4 47 (13.24%) WCF
5 46 (12.96%) ASP.NET
6 43 (12.11%) Web Services
6 43 (12.11%) HTML5
7 36 (10.14%) jQuery
8 23 (6.48%) REST
9 21 (5.92%) WPF
9 21 (5.92%) Ajax
10 14 (3.94%) Spring
11 13 (3.66%) WF
12 12 (3.38%) XSLT
12 12 (3.38%) JSP
12 12 (3.38%) J2EE
13 11 (3.10%) Hibernate
13 11 (3.10%) LINQ
14 10 (2.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.35%) Mobile App
2 17 (4.79%) Client/Server
3 16 (4.51%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.54%) Data Integration
6 9 (2.54%) User Experience
7 8 (2.25%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.13%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.85%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.28%) EPoS
12 1 (0.28%) NHS
12 1 (0.28%) W3C
12 1 (0.28%) iSeries
12 1 (0.28%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 55 (15.49%) UNIX
2 54 (15.21%) Linux
3 32 (9.01%) Windows
4 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.85%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 79 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (21.69%) SDLC
4 57 (16.06%) Software Engineering
5 56 (15.77%) Unit Testing
6 49 (13.80%) Test Scripting
7 45 (12.68%) Integration Testing
8 34 (9.58%) Test Strategy
9 31 (8.73%) Test Management
10 30 (8.45%) Software Testing
10 30 (8.45%) Scrum
11 28 (7.89%) ERP
11 28 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
12 26 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (7.32%) Business Analysis
13 24 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (6.48%) OO
15 22 (6.20%) ITIL
15 22 (6.20%) Change Management
16 19 (5.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 198 (55.77%) SQL
2 103 (29.01%) C#
3 84 (23.66%) JavaScript
4 60 (16.90%) Java
5 55 (15.49%) PL/SQL
6 47 (13.24%) T-SQL
7 41 (11.55%) PHP
8 39 (10.99%) Shell Script
9 24 (6.76%) VB
10 23 (6.48%) C++
11 10 (2.82%) C
12 9 (2.54%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.97%) Python
14 5 (1.41%) Korn
15 4 (1.13%) XPath
15 4 (1.13%) XQuery
15 4 (1.13%) VC++
15 4 (1.13%) Perl
16 3 (0.85%) SPARQL
17 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (14.65%) Degree
2 28 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 28 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 25 (7.04%) ISEB
4 18 (5.07%) ISTQB
5 16 (4.51%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.85%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.83%) QA
2 13 (3.66%) SLA
3 6 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) JTAG
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.85%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) XenApp
3 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 108 (30.42%) Oracle
2 78 (21.97%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.92%) HP
4 18 (5.07%) Google
5 15 (4.23%) Telerik
6 12 (3.38%) SAP
7 10 (2.82%) Macromedia
8 9 (2.54%) VMware
9 6 (1.69%) DevExpress
10 5 (1.41%) webMethods
11 3 (0.85%) Websense
11 3 (0.85%) Intel
11 3 (0.85%) Juniper
11 3 (0.85%) CA
11 3 (0.85%) Cisco
11 3 (0.85%) IBM
11 3 (0.85%) Cognos
11 3 (0.85%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.85%) ArcSight
11 3 (0.85%) Hortonworks
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