Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 242 298
Rank change year-on-year +47 +56 -55
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 60 46 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 0.59% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.67% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 30
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £60,250
South East median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +6.25%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,696 6,886 9,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.43% 88.15% 87.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,531 5,211 7,654
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,343 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +19 17 £22,500 -16.67%
Reading +20 16 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Wokingham -5 8 £56,250 +21.62%
Bracknell - 5 £47,500 -
Newbury - 1 £38,000 -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (53.33%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 32 (53.33%) Degree
3 31 (51.67%) QA
4 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
6 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (38.33%) Software Testing
8 22 (36.67%) HTML
9 20 (33.33%) CSS
9 20 (33.33%) ERP
10 19 (31.67%) VMware
11 17 (28.33%) Finance
12 14 (23.33%) Middleware
12 14 (23.33%) XML
12 14 (23.33%) Android
12 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
12 14 (23.33%) Apple iOS
12 14 (23.33%) Mobile App
13 12 (20.00%) Presales
13 12 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 12 (20.00%) .NET
13 12 (20.00%) Oracle
13 12 (20.00%) Regression Testing
14 10 (16.67%) Project Management
14 10 (16.67%) IIS
14 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

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 10 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Internet
1 7 (11.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Selenium
2 7 (11.67%) JIRA
3 5 (8.33%) NUnit
3 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Marketing
3 5 (8.33%) Electronics
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Applications Support
3 10 (16.67%) Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 7 (11.67%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 5 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
6 5 (8.33%) Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Business Integration Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) QA Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Software Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) HTML
2 20 (33.33%) CSS
3 14 (23.33%) Middleware
3 14 (23.33%) XML
4 12 (20.00%) .NET
5 8 (13.33%) WCF
6 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (8.33%) REST
7 5 (8.33%) SOAP
7 5 (8.33%) WinForms
7 5 (8.33%) WPF
8 1 (1.67%) jQuery
8 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.67%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Mobile App
2 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) Life Science
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (23.33%) Android
3 14 (23.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 8
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Software Testing
3 20 (33.33%) ERP
4 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 12 (20.00%) Presales
5 12 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 10 (16.67%) Project Management
7 9 (15.00%) Scrum
7 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Process Management
8 8 (13.33%) SDLC
9 7 (11.67%) Functional Testing
10 6 (10.00%) MVC
10 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Validation
11 5 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Mathematics
11 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) C#
2 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) VBScript
4 2 (3.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.67%) COBOL
5 1 (1.67%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) JCL
5 1 (1.67%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (51.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) GAMP
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) VMware
3 12 (20.00%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.67%) Capita
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Pardot
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com