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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 250 304 282
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -22
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 221 126 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.57% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.76% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 201 113 137
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17789 16488 17505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.78% 74.34% 75.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13991 13417 14872
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 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Surrey +48 75 £36,500 +14.06% 3
Berkshire +33 47 £40,000 -23.07% 4
Kent +1 35 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Hampshire -3 23 £43,000 +11.68% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £41,250 -8.33% 3
East Sussex - 7 - -
Oxfordshire -4 6 £33,000 +10.00%
Middlesex - 6 £47,500 -
West Sussex -6 2 £55,000 +83.33%
Sussex +8 1 £45,000 +20.00%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 175 (46.05%) SQL
2 141 (37.11%) C#
3 140 (36.84%) XML
4 138 (36.32%) .NET
5 108 (28.42%) Microsoft
6 104 (27.37%) Web Services
7 99 (26.05%) SQL Server
8 95 (25.00%) Finance
9 86 (22.63%) Oracle
10 77 (20.26%) ASP.NET
11 75 (19.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 74 (19.47%) VB.NET
13 73 (19.21%) Degree
14 71 (18.68%) HTML
14 71 (18.68%) Windows
15 70 (18.42%) SOAP
16 69 (18.16%) ISEB
17 68 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
18 67 (17.63%) Security Cleared
19 64 (16.84%) WCF
19 64 (16.84%) SharePoint
20 59 (15.53%) Java
21 58 (15.26%) MS Excel
22 57 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
23 55 (14.47%) Test Scripting
24 54 (14.21%) Spring
25 53 (13.95%) JavaScript
26 50 (13.16%) .NET Framework
26 50 (13.16%) Automation Testing
27 48 (12.63%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 64 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 29 (7.63%) MediaWiki
3 20 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.68%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.05%) Apache
7 3 (0.79%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.53%) CICS
8 2 (0.53%) SAS
8 2 (0.53%) Documentum
9 1 (0.26%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 58 (15.26%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.84%) MS Office
3 14 (3.68%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.16%) SAP FI
2 7 (1.84%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (1.84%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.79%) Magento
3 3 (0.79%) SAP FI-GL
4 2 (0.53%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.21%) Firewall
2 15 (3.95%) Internet
3 3 (0.79%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (26.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.89%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.11%) DTS
7 7 (1.84%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.58%) Star Schema
8 6 (1.58%) MySQL
9 5 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.53%) QlikView
10 2 (0.53%) Adabas
11 1 (0.26%) OLAP
11 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (11.84%) Jenkins
2 35 (9.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 29 (7.63%) Maven
4 27 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (7.11%) SoapUI
5 24 (6.32%) Ranorex
6 23 (6.05%) Ant
7 22 (5.79%) JUnit
8 19 (5.00%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.11%) Behat
9 8 (2.11%) Selenium
9 8 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.84%) TestDirector
11 6 (1.58%) NUnit
12 5 (1.32%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.32%) MbUnit
13 4 (1.05%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.05%) JIRA
14 3 (0.79%) Subversion
14 3 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 95 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.89%) Electronics
4 10 (2.63%) Marketing
5 7 (1.84%) Retail
6 6 (1.58%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.32%) Banking
7 5 (1.32%) French Language
7 5 (1.32%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.05%) Games
9 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (31.58%) Developer
2 97 (25.53%) Analyst
3 48 (12.63%) Test Engineer
4 45 (11.84%) Test Analyst
4 45 (11.84%) Tester
5 39 (10.26%) Senior Test Engineer
6 38 (10.00%) Programmer
7 35 (9.21%) .NET Developer
8 34 (8.95%) Consultant
9 31 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 31 (8.16%) C# Developer
10 29 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (6.84%) Java Developer
11 26 (6.84%) ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (6.32%) Team Leader
13 23 (6.05%) SQL Developer
14 21 (5.53%) .NET Team Leader
15 18 (4.74%) Graduate
15 18 (4.74%) Systems Analyst
15 18 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (36.84%) XML
2 138 (36.32%) .NET
3 104 (27.37%) Web Services
4 77 (20.26%) ASP.NET
5 71 (18.68%) HTML
6 70 (18.42%) SOAP
7 64 (16.84%) WCF
8 54 (14.21%) Spring
9 50 (13.16%) .NET Framework
10 46 (12.11%) Hibernate
11 43 (11.32%) WF
12 27 (7.11%) Ajax
13 22 (5.79%) JMS
13 22 (5.79%) JSP
13 22 (5.79%) JSTL
14 21 (5.53%) Struts
14 21 (5.53%) JAXB
15 20 (5.26%) XSLT
15 20 (5.26%) RESTful
16 19 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.37%) Open Source
2 24 (6.32%) Client/Server
3 19 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.89%) CMDB
6 7 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.58%) W3C
7 6 (1.58%) Replication
8 5 (1.32%) GIS
8 5 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.05%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.79%) LIMS
11 2 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.53%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.26%) EFT
12 1 (0.26%) Firmware
12 1 (0.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 71 (18.68%) Windows
2 43 (11.32%) Linux
3 11 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.58%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.58%) Windows Vista
5 6 (1.58%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.58%) UNIX
6 5 (1.32%) AIX
7 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.53%) zOS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 68 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (14.47%) Test Scripting
4 50 (13.16%) Automation Testing
5 46 (12.11%) Test Automation
6 45 (11.84%) Manual Testing
7 41 (10.79%) Integration Testing
7 41 (10.79%) Software Testing
8 39 (10.26%) Scrum
8 39 (10.26%) Automated Testing
9 35 (9.21%) E-Commerce
10 32 (8.42%) Unit Testing
11 29 (7.63%) TDD
11 29 (7.63%) Regression Testing
12 26 (6.84%) User Stories
12 26 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (6.58%) Quality Management
14 24 (6.32%) BDD
15 23 (6.05%) ETL
16 22 (5.79%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (46.05%) SQL
2 141 (37.11%) C#
3 74 (19.47%) VB.NET
4 59 (15.53%) Java
5 53 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 28 (7.37%) PL/SQL
7 23 (6.05%) VBScript
8 19 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.37%) PHP
10 8 (2.11%) Python
10 8 (2.11%) VB
11 6 (1.58%) C
12 5 (1.32%) C++
13 4 (1.05%) VC++
13 4 (1.05%) Perl
14 2 (0.53%) NATURAL
14 2 (0.53%) JCL
14 2 (0.53%) COBOL
15 1 (0.26%) VB6
15 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 73 (19.21%) Degree
2 69 (18.16%) ISEB
3 67 (17.63%) Security Cleared
4 48 (12.63%) ISTQB
5 41 (10.79%) SC Cleared
6 27 (7.11%) CTC Cleared
7 15 (3.95%) OCPJWCD
7 15 (3.95%) Sun Certification
7 15 (3.95%) CITP
7 15 (3.95%) MBCS
7 15 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (3.16%) OCPJP
9 11 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (2.63%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.11%) MCSE
12 6 (1.58%) MCPD
13 5 (1.32%) CISSP
14 3 (0.79%) CIMA
14 3 (0.79%) HND
14 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.63%) QA
2 7 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 57 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 108 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 86 (22.63%) Oracle
3 33 (8.68%) HP
4 17 (4.47%) SAP
5 15 (3.95%) Sun
6 12 (3.16%) IBM
7 11 (2.89%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.58%) Informatica
9 5 (1.32%) Cisco
9 5 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.32%) Apple
10 4 (1.05%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.05%) Fujitsu
10 4 (1.05%) JBoss
11 3 (0.79%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.79%) Retek
11 3 (0.79%) Logi Analytics
12 2 (0.53%) Unisys
12 2 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £28,000 - £45,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Woking, Surrey
SFW Ltd
Salary: £25k per year + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Woking, Surrey
SFW Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + profit share &bens
Posted: 24 days ago