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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 250 299 283
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -16
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 178 180 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.85% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.99% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 160 144 202
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
15531 18147 19560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.48% 85.29% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13038 14517 15608
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median 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 £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +35 45 £45,000 - 4
Berkshire +24 41 £45,000 - 1
Kent +22 31 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Hampshire -11 25 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Oxfordshire -4 14 £65,000 +89.78%
East Sussex - 12 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £38,000 -2.56%
West Sussex -7 2 £33,750 -38.63% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 151 (43.27%) Finance
2 136 (38.97%) Oracle
3 134 (38.40%) SQL
4 119 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (31.23%) SDLC
6 98 (28.08%) Windows
7 94 (26.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 88 (25.21%) QA
9 87 (24.93%) Unix
10 84 (24.07%) Degree
11 79 (22.64%) .NET
12 78 (22.35%) C#
13 77 (22.06%) PL/SQL
14 72 (20.63%) Microsoft
15 67 (19.20%) Shell Script
16 65 (18.62%) Linux
16 65 (18.62%) Unit Testing
17 60 (17.19%) Software Testing
18 55 (15.76%) XML
18 55 (15.76%) SQL Server
19 52 (14.90%) ISTQB
20 50 (14.33%) ISEB
21 48 (13.75%) Integration Testing
22 46 (13.18%) Test Scripting
23 45 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
23 45 (12.89%) C++
23 45 (12.89%) Java
24 44 (12.61%) Oracle Reports
24 44 (12.61%) Automated Testing
25 41 (11.75%) HTML

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.30%) Tomcat
2 20 (5.73%) WebSphere
2 20 (5.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (3.15%) IIS
4 8 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.15%) Apache
5 4 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.15%) GemFire
6 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.73%) MS Office
3 15 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (4.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (8.88%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (6.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (5.44%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (5.44%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.72%) SAP CO
4 6 (1.72%) SAP FI
4 6 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.15%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.29%) GitHub
1 8 (2.29%) PaaS
1 8 (2.29%) Taleo
2 3 (0.86%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.01%) Internet
3 7 (2.01%) VoIP
4 6 (1.72%) 3G
4 6 (1.72%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.72%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.72%) GPRS
4 6 (1.72%) SSL
4 6 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.15%) AMQP
5 4 (1.15%) ATM
6 1 (0.29%) BGP
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.29%) Firewall
6 1 (0.29%) HSRP
6 1 (0.29%) OSPF
6 1 (0.29%) VLAN
6 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 44 (12.61%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (6.59%) Oracle Database
4 19 (5.44%) Oracle Discoverer
5 16 (4.58%) Essbase
5 16 (4.58%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (4.58%) Oracle OWB
5 16 (4.58%) PowerCenter
5 16 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.72%) RDBMS
6 13 (3.72%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.87%) Big Data
8 9 (2.58%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 9 (2.58%) Oracle9i Database
8 9 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.29%) HBase
10 7 (2.01%) MS Access
11 6 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (10.60%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (7.16%) JIRA
2 25 (7.16%) Selenium
3 24 (6.88%) Jenkins
4 15 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.87%) HP UFT
6 9 (2.58%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.58%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.29%) Gradle
7 8 (2.29%) JUnit
8 6 (1.72%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.43%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.15%) NUnit
10 4 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.86%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.57%) Moq
12 2 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.29%) TestNG
General
1 151 (43.27%) Finance
2 34 (9.74%) Banking
3 19 (5.44%) Military
4 14 (4.01%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.44%) Retail
6 11 (3.15%) Back Office
7 8 (2.29%) Electronics
7 8 (2.29%) Marketing
8 7 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.72%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.72%) Publishing
10 5 (1.43%) Legal
11 4 (1.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 136 (38.97%) Developer
2 83 (23.78%) Analyst
3 48 (13.75%) Consultant
4 46 (13.18%) Senior Developer
5 45 (12.89%) .NET Developer
6 44 (12.61%) Tester
7 38 (10.89%) C# Developer
8 37 (10.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (10.60%) Oracle Analyst
9 31 (8.88%) Software Developer
10 29 (8.31%) Oracle Developer
10 29 (8.31%) Test Analyst
11 27 (7.74%) Senior Analyst
11 27 (7.74%) Team Leader
12 25 (7.16%) Analyst Developer
13 22 (6.30%) Financial Analyst
14 21 (6.02%) C++ Developer
14 21 (6.02%) C++ Software Developer
14 21 (6.02%) Developer Analyst
15 20 (5.73%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (22.64%) .NET
2 55 (15.76%) XML
3 41 (11.75%) HTML
4 31 (8.88%) Ajax
5 28 (8.02%) Spring
6 24 (6.88%) ASP.NET
6 24 (6.88%) Spring Integration
7 23 (6.59%) J2EE
8 22 (6.30%) Hibernate
8 22 (6.30%) WPF
9 20 (5.73%) Apache Camel
9 20 (5.73%) JMS
9 20 (5.73%) JSF
9 20 (5.73%) JSP
9 20 (5.73%) WebSphere MQ
10 18 (5.16%) WCF
11 17 (4.87%) Middleware
12 16 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (4.58%) PrimeFaces
13 15 (4.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.60%) Client/Server
2 17 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.01%) Mainframe
4 14 (4.01%) Statistics
5 11 (3.15%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.87%) User Experience
7 9 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.29%) Life Science
8 8 (2.29%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.43%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.15%) Replication
11 2 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.57%) NHS
11 2 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (0.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 98 (28.08%) Windows
2 87 (24.93%) Unix
3 65 (18.62%) Linux
4 23 (6.59%) Windows Server
5 19 (5.44%) Solaris
6 11 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.58%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.58%) Windows Vista
7 9 (2.58%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.72%) Windows CE
9 5 (1.43%) Android
9 5 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.15%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.29%) CentOS
12 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (31.23%) SDLC
3 94 (26.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 65 (18.62%) Unit Testing
5 60 (17.19%) Software Testing
6 48 (13.75%) Integration Testing
7 46 (13.18%) Test Scripting
8 45 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (12.61%) Automated Testing
10 40 (11.46%) Scrum
11 35 (10.03%) Manual Testing
12 33 (9.46%) Software Engineering
13 32 (9.17%) Data Analysis
14 30 (8.60%) TDD
15 24 (6.88%) Logistics
16 23 (6.59%) Regression Testing
17 22 (6.30%) MVC
17 22 (6.30%) Project Management
17 22 (6.30%) Test Automation
17 22 (6.30%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 134 (38.40%) SQL
2 78 (22.35%) C#
3 77 (22.06%) PL/SQL
4 67 (19.20%) Shell Script
5 45 (12.89%) C++
5 45 (12.89%) Java
6 34 (9.74%) VB
7 24 (6.88%) JavaScript
8 22 (6.30%) T-SQL
9 18 (5.16%) C
10 6 (1.72%) VC++
11 4 (1.15%) Erlang
11 4 (1.15%) Korn
12 3 (0.86%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.86%) VBA
12 3 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (24.07%) Degree
2 52 (14.90%) ISTQB
3 50 (14.33%) ISEB
4 26 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 26 (7.45%) Security Cleared
5 22 (6.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (3.72%) CEH
6 13 (3.72%) CREST Certified
7 11 (3.15%) OSCP
7 11 (3.15%) SANS
8 2 (0.57%) CISSP
9 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.29%) CCNP
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.29%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.29%) VCP5
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (25.21%) QA
2 15 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.72%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.01%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.72%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.57%) DICOM
6 2 (0.57%) GAMP
6 2 (0.57%) HL7
6 2 (0.57%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (2.87%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (1.15%) HDFS
3 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 136 (38.97%) Oracle
2 72 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.58%) Hyperion
3 16 (4.58%) Informatica
4 13 (3.72%) VMware
5 8 (2.29%) BT
5 8 (2.29%) Thunderhead
6 6 (1.72%) HP
6 6 (1.72%) SAP
7 5 (1.43%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.15%) Serena
8 4 (1.15%) Terracotta
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco
9 2 (0.57%) Juniper
9 2 (0.57%) Telelogic
10 1 (0.29%) Dell
10 1 (0.29%) Macromedia
10 1 (0.29%) NetApp
10 1 (0.29%) webMethods
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