The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 298 339 222
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -117
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 156 98 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.44% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.57% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 145 91 194
Average salary £40,000 £38,723 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.82%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18822 17111 18384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.38% 76.15% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14874 13860 15742
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
System Testing
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +34 46 £37,500 +17.18% 6
Berkshire +22 42 £46,000 +15.00% 7
Hampshire -20 24 £40,000 +2.70% 2
Kent -10 21 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £35,000 -6.66%
West Sussex +1 9 £37,500 -3.84%
Middlesex - 4 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire -8 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East Sussex - 1 £27,000 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 140 (48.61%) SQL
2 119 (41.32%) .NET
3 118 (40.97%) XML
4 108 (37.50%) C#
5 82 (28.47%) Finance
6 81 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 75 (26.04%) HTML
8 74 (25.69%) ASP.NET
9 73 (25.35%) Oracle
9 73 (25.35%) VB.NET
10 68 (23.61%) Web Services
11 67 (23.26%) Degree
12 62 (21.53%) SQL Server
13 60 (20.83%) JavaScript
14 59 (20.49%) MS Excel
15 54 (18.75%) SharePoint
16 51 (17.71%) SOAP
16 51 (17.71%) Java
17 50 (17.36%) ISEB
17 50 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
17 50 (17.36%) Test Scripting
18 48 (16.67%) .NET Framework
18 48 (16.67%) Windows
19 47 (16.32%) Test Automation
20 45 (15.63%) QA
20 45 (15.63%) Spring
21 44 (15.28%) WCF
22 42 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
23 38 (13.19%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 54 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 28 (9.72%) MediaWiki
3 18 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.86%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.04%) PowerExchange
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.69%) IIS
6 2 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (20.49%) MS Excel
2 28 (9.72%) MS Office
3 14 (4.86%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.74%) MS Project
5 4 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.86%) Internet
2 11 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.47%) NAS
4 9 (3.13%) HTTP
5 4 (1.39%) SMS
6 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.35%) Extranet
6 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.53%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.43%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.04%) DTS
7 3 (1.04%) MySQL
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) QlikView
9 1 (0.35%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.35%) OLAP
9 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (9.03%) Selenium
2 24 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 23 (7.99%) SoapUI
3 23 (7.99%) Jenkins
4 20 (6.94%) Maven
5 19 (6.60%) JUnit
5 19 (6.60%) Visual Studio
5 19 (6.60%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (5.21%) Ant
7 10 (3.47%) TestDirector
7 10 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.13%) Ranorex
8 9 (3.13%) JMeter
9 8 (2.78%) Toad
10 7 (2.43%) Rational Functional Tester
10 7 (2.43%) JIRA
11 6 (2.08%) QARun
12 5 (1.74%) Sahi
12 5 (1.74%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 82 (28.47%) Finance
2 12 (4.17%) Marketing
3 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.04%) French Language
4 3 (1.04%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.04%) Retail
4 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.69%) Electronics
5 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (32.99%) Analyst
2 91 (31.60%) Developer
3 54 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 30 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 28 (9.72%) Team Leader
6 24 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 23 (7.99%) Test Engineer
8 22 (7.64%) C# Developer
8 22 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (7.29%) .NET Team Leader
9 21 (7.29%) Senior Test Analyst
9 21 (7.29%) Graduate
10 20 (6.94%) Programmer
10 20 (6.94%) Java Developer
10 20 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (6.60%) Analyst Programmer
11 19 (6.60%) Tester
11 19 (6.60%) Systems Analyst
12 18 (6.25%) Architect
12 18 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (41.32%) .NET
2 118 (40.97%) XML
3 75 (26.04%) HTML
4 74 (25.69%) ASP.NET
5 68 (23.61%) Web Services
6 51 (17.71%) SOAP
7 48 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 45 (15.63%) Spring
9 44 (15.28%) WCF
10 36 (12.50%) WF
11 35 (12.15%) Hibernate
12 29 (10.07%) Ajax
13 22 (7.64%) CSS
14 19 (6.60%) Struts
14 19 (6.60%) JSP
14 19 (6.60%) JMS
14 19 (6.60%) JAXB
14 19 (6.60%) jQuery
14 19 (6.60%) JSTL
15 17 (5.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.50%) Open Source
2 17 (5.90%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.74%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.74%) Statistics
6 4 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (1.39%) LIMS
7 3 (1.04%) GIS
7 3 (1.04%) W3C
8 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.67%) Windows
2 16 (5.56%) UNIX
3 8 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.39%) Windows Vista
5 4 (1.39%) Linux
5 4 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.39%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.69%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
1 50 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
1 50 (17.36%) Test Scripting
2 47 (16.32%) Test Automation
3 38 (13.19%) Software Testing
4 34 (11.81%) Unit Testing
5 29 (10.07%) Automated Testing
6 24 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 23 (7.99%) MVC
8 22 (7.64%) Test Management
9 21 (7.29%) Document Management
9 21 (7.29%) Integration Testing
10 20 (6.94%) Quality Management
10 20 (6.94%) Automation Testing
11 18 (6.25%) ETL
12 17 (5.90%) Manual Testing
13 16 (5.56%) Regression Testing
13 16 (5.56%) Scrum
14 15 (5.21%) Web Development
15 14 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 140 (48.61%) SQL
2 108 (37.50%) C#
3 73 (25.35%) VB.NET
4 60 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 51 (17.71%) Java
6 21 (7.29%) PL/SQL
7 18 (6.25%) VB
8 14 (4.86%) VBScript
9 12 (4.17%) Python
9 12 (4.17%) PHP
10 11 (3.82%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.74%) VC++
11 5 (1.74%) C++
11 5 (1.74%) Ruby
12 3 (1.04%) C
13 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.35%) Perl
14 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 67 (23.26%) Degree
2 50 (17.36%) ISEB
3 32 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 25 (8.68%) ISTQB
5 20 (6.94%) SC Cleared
6 16 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
7 9 (3.13%) MBCS
7 9 (3.13%) CITP
7 9 (3.13%) Sun Certification
7 9 (3.13%) OCPJWCD
7 9 (3.13%) OCPJP
8 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (1.74%) MCSE
11 3 (1.04%) MCPD
11 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.69%) HND
13 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.63%) QA
2 4 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.04%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) TickIT
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.47%) NFS
2 3 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 42 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.78%) Legato
Vendors
1 81 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 73 (25.35%) Oracle
3 22 (7.64%) HP
4 10 (3.47%) VMware
5 9 (3.13%) Sun
6 8 (2.78%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.78%) IBM
6 8 (2.78%) Hitachi
6 8 (2.78%) Informatica
6 8 (2.78%) Veritas
7 6 (2.08%) SAP
8 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.69%) Unisys
9 2 (0.69%) Capita
9 2 (0.69%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.35%) Twitter
10 1 (0.35%) Intel
10 1 (0.35%) Macrovision
10 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
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