The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 31 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 49 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 11 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.63% 0.34% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 0.47% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 426 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.85% 72.20% 78.06%
Number of salaries quoted 275 393 436
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 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
Ipswich +20 9 £32,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £37,500 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) JPA
3 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 7 (43.75%) JSF
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 7 (43.75%) JSP
3 7 (43.75%) Servlets
3 7 (43.75%) SOAP
3 7 (43.75%) Struts
3 7 (43.75%) J2EE
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) EJB
3 7 (43.75%) JMS
3 7 (43.75%) UML
3 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
4 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (25.00%) Android
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Graduate
3 5 (31.25%) MI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) JPA
2 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
2 7 (43.75%) Spring
2 7 (43.75%) JSF
2 7 (43.75%) JSP
2 7 (43.75%) Servlets
2 7 (43.75%) SOAP
2 7 (43.75%) Struts
2 7 (43.75%) J2EE
2 7 (43.75%) EJB
2 7 (43.75%) JMS
3 4 (25.00%) WSH
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
1 7 (43.75%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) ETL
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (12.50%) Android Development
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP