Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 257 279
Rank change year-on-year +11 +22 -11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 98 103 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 0.86% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.96% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 91 95 55
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +8.75% -10.61%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,298 10,785 12,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.21% 90.22% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,542 8,642 10,070
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the East of England

System Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for System Testing in the East of England

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for System Testing in the East of England

System Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Hertfordshire -2 61 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Essex +30 18 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 13 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Suffolk +6 3 - - 2
Bedfordshire +4 2 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Norfolk +14 1 £34,000 -4.56% 1
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 34 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (32.65%) SDLC
3 30 (30.61%) Degree
4 28 (28.57%) LabVIEW
4 28 (28.57%) Optoelectronics
4 28 (28.57%) Physics
5 26 (26.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 20 (20.41%) SQL
7 20 (20.41%) Test Automation
8 19 (19.39%) PhD
9 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (17.35%) Oracle
11 16 (16.33%) Manufacturing
11 16 (16.33%) Telecoms
12 15 (15.31%) Finance
12 15 (15.31%) Linux
13 14 (14.29%) Python
13 14 (14.29%) Manual Testing
14 13 (13.27%) Windows
15 12 (12.24%) MATLAB
15 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (12.24%) Acoustics
15 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing
15 12 (12.24%) QA
16 11 (11.22%) Selenium
16 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
16 11 (11.22%) Retail
17 10 (10.20%) Data Analysis
17 10 (10.20%) C#

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.02%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Wireless
2 4 (4.08%) TETRA
3 2 (2.04%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.04%) GIS
3 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.02%) MS Access
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.02%) Power BI
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (28.57%) LabVIEW
2 11 (11.22%) Selenium
3 8 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (8.16%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.12%) JIRA
5 3 (3.06%) JMeter
6 2 (2.04%) NeoLoad
6 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.04%) Redmine
6 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 16 (16.33%) Manufacturing
1 16 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.31%) Finance
3 11 (11.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 31 (31.63%) Analyst
3 16 (16.33%) Development Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) Test Development Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Optical Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Business Analyst
5 13 (13.27%) Developer
6 12 (12.24%) Software Developer
7 11 (11.22%) Business Systems Analyst
7 11 (11.22%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (11.22%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (11.22%) Technical Business Analyst
8 9 (9.18%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Data Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Product Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Transformation Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Service Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) Gherkin
2 5 (5.10%) X-Windows
3 3 (3.06%) .NET
3 3 (3.06%) SAP XI
4 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.04%) CSS
4 2 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.04%) SOAP
4 2 (2.04%) WCF
4 2 (2.04%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (28.57%) Optoelectronics
3 12 (12.24%) Acoustics
4 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.10%) Replication
5 5 (5.10%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) NHS
6 2 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Linux
2 13 (13.27%) Windows
3 8 (8.16%) CentOS
3 8 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.65%) SDLC
2 28 (28.57%) Physics
3 26 (26.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (20.41%) Test Automation
5 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
9 10 (10.20%) Creative Thinking
9 10 (10.20%) Data Analysis
10 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.18%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.16%) Decision-Making
11 8 (8.16%) Regression Testing
11 8 (8.16%) Server Management
11 8 (8.16%) Service Desk Management
12 7 (7.14%) Change Management
12 7 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.41%) SQL
2 14 (14.29%) Python
3 12 (12.24%) MATLAB
4 10 (10.20%) C#
5 7 (7.14%) Java
6 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.10%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (30.61%) Degree
2 19 (19.39%) PhD
3 8 (8.16%) CCNA
3 8 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (6.12%) ISEB
5 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.04%) CBAP
6 2 (2.04%) HNC
6 2 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) QA
2 8 (8.16%) SLA
3 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Ansible
1 8 (8.16%) Puppet
2 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle
3 3 (3.06%) SAP
4 2 (2.04%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.02%) Civica
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos
5 1 (1.02%) Orchard