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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 178 189
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 19 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.57% 0.80% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.92% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 43
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.43% -1.20%  

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 2816 4237 4696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 84.67% 87.23% 85.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 3414 3332
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% -5.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 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
Reading +21 9 £39,500 -4.81% 1
Slough +21 8 £37,500 +38.88%
Hungerford - 1 £30,000 -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 29 (48.33%) SQL
2 27 (45.00%) ERP
3 25 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 24 (40.00%) QA
4 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (40.00%) Windows
5 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (35.00%) Functional Testing
6 20 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (31.67%) Degree
7 19 (31.67%) Windows Server
8 18 (30.00%) Regression Testing
9 17 (28.33%) XML
10 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
11 15 (25.00%) HTML
12 14 (23.33%) IIS
12 14 (23.33%) Oracle
13 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
14 11 (18.33%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
14 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
14 11 (18.33%) Manual Testing
14 11 (18.33%) Finance
14 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
15 10 (16.67%) CSS
15 10 (16.67%) Document Management
15 10 (16.67%) Validation
15 10 (16.67%) VMware

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 14 (23.33%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.33%) MySQL
4 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.33%) QlikView
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Selenium
1 6 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (5.00%) JMeter
3 3 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) German Language
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Analyst
2 16 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Applications Support
4 12 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Consultant
6 8 (13.33%) Implementation Consultant
7 7 (11.67%) QA Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) QA Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) QA Test Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
10 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) XML
2 15 (25.00%) HTML
3 10 (16.67%) CSS
4 9 (15.00%) Middleware
4 9 (15.00%) Web Services
5 6 (10.00%) Ajax
6 3 (5.00%) .NET
6 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.00%) JMX
6 3 (5.00%) REST
6 3 (5.00%) SOAP
7 2 (3.33%) JSON
7 2 (3.33%) WPF
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.67%) J2EE
8 1 (1.67%) LINQ
8 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.67%) WCF
8 1 (1.67%) WF
8 1 (1.67%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Life Science
4 4 (6.67%) Derivative
5 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.00%) Android
3 9 (15.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) ERP
2 25 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) Functional Testing
4 20 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
8 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
8 11 (18.33%) Manual Testing
8 11 (18.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
9 10 (16.67%) Document Management
9 10 (16.67%) SDLC
9 10 (16.67%) Validation
10 9 (15.00%) Project Management
11 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
11 8 (13.33%) PLM
11 8 (13.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C#
3 5 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (5.00%) C
4 3 (5.00%) C++
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) VBScript
6 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (40.00%) QA
2 5 (8.33%) GAMP
3 2 (3.33%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 9 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (5.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Oracle
3 10 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (13.33%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) SAP
6 3 (5.00%) IBM
6 3 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.00%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.67%) Sage
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