The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 108 103 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.15% 0.082% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.099% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 10
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
System Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1107 1015 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.44% 83.40% 76.58%
Number of salaries quoted 962 890 752
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

System Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

System Testing Salary Trend in West Sussex

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) iSCSI
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) iSCSI
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SilkTest
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
1 5 (62.50%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft