Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 252 253
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1 -10
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 36 63 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.68% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.77% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 101
Berkshire median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.89% -18.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £24,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £57,875 £57,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5602 8202 9054
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 85.05% 87.99% 85.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4376 6551 6547
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Berkshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Berkshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Berkshire

System Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +24 19 £37,500 -40.00% 2
Reading +42 9 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Hungerford - 2 £30,000 -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 19 (52.78%) SQL
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) XML
3 14 (38.89%) QA
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 10 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Functional Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 9 (25.00%) Product Management
6 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (25.00%) ERP
6 9 (25.00%) MySQL
6 9 (25.00%) IIS
7 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 8 (22.22%) HTML
7 8 (22.22%) Degree
7 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Data Structures
8 7 (19.44%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (19.44%) SDLC
8 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
8 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 6 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (16.67%) CSS
9 6 (16.67%) Data Management

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
1 3 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) MySQL
3 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (16.67%) QlikView
5 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
1 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Applications Support
3 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Support
7 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) XML
2 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) Middleware
4 5 (13.89%) Web Services
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
5 4 (11.11%) WCF
6 3 (8.33%) Ajax
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.56%) JSON
7 2 (5.56%) Visualforce
7 2 (5.56%) WPF
8 1 (2.78%) LINQ
8 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.78%) WF
8 1 (2.78%) WSE
8 1 (2.78%) XHTML
8 1 (2.78%) XSD
8 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.33%) User Experience
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Android
4 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Functional Testing
1 10 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (25.00%) ERP
2 9 (25.00%) Product Management
2 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) SDLC
4 7 (19.44%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
5 6 (16.67%) Data Extraction
5 6 (16.67%) Data Management
5 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Presales
6 5 (13.89%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Open Source
7 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) VBScript
4 2 (5.56%) Apex Code
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Jaspersoft
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Pardot
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
Slough, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits £5k car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: car allowance, pensions, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago