Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 253 275
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 +18
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 79 108 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.93% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.03% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74 102 52
East of England median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,450 £27,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,375 £93,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 9,476 10,466 11,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.48% 89.92% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7,084 8,539 9,856
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 55 £37,500 -13.79% 2
Essex +10 10 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Bedfordshire +5 3 £47,500 +5.56%
Suffolk +4 2 - -
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 31 (39.24%) Analytical Skills
1 31 (39.24%) SDLC
2 27 (34.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (29.11%) LabVIEW
3 23 (29.11%) Oracle
3 23 (29.11%) Physics
3 23 (29.11%) Optoelectronics
4 20 (25.32%) Degree
5 17 (21.52%) PhD
6 16 (20.25%) Retail
7 15 (18.99%) Unit Testing
7 15 (18.99%) Oracle Retail
7 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
7 15 (18.99%) Creative Thinking
8 14 (17.72%) SQL
9 12 (15.19%) MATLAB
9 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
9 12 (15.19%) Acoustics
10 11 (13.92%) Manufacturing
10 11 (13.92%) Data Analysis
11 10 (12.66%) Finance
12 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (11.39%) Python
12 9 (11.39%) Test Management
12 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
13 8 (10.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
13 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (8.86%) Decision-Making

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:

Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
1 2 (2.53%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.53%) MS Access
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.27%) Power BI
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (29.11%) LabVIEW
2 8 (10.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.59%) Selenium
4 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 16 (20.25%) Retail
2 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
3 11 (13.92%) Manufacturing
4 10 (12.66%) Finance
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Test Engineer
2 25 (31.65%) Analyst
3 18 (22.78%) Developer
4 17 (21.52%) Software Developer
5 12 (15.19%) Business Analyst
5 12 (15.19%) Business Systems Analyst
5 12 (15.19%) Optical Engineer
5 12 (15.19%) Systems Analyst
6 11 (13.92%) Development Engineer
6 11 (13.92%) Test Development Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (11.39%) Technical Business Analyst
9 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) Data Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) Product Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) Transformation Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Software Analyst
12 2 (2.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.80%) jQuery
3 3 (3.80%) SAP XI
4 2 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.24%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (29.11%) Optoelectronics
3 12 (15.19%) Acoustics
4 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) CentOS
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) SDLC
2 27 (34.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (29.11%) Physics
4 15 (18.99%) Creative Thinking
4 15 (18.99%) Unit Testing
5 11 (13.92%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.39%) Test Management
7 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.86%) Decision-Making
9 6 (7.59%) BDD
9 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.59%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.59%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (7.59%) Due Diligence
9 6 (7.59%) Manual Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Migration
9 6 (7.59%) Stress Testing
9 6 (7.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 12 (15.19%) MATLAB
3 9 (11.39%) Python
4 6 (7.59%) C#
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.53%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Degree
2 17 (21.52%) PhD
3 6 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.06%) CCNA
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CBAP
5 2 (2.53%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Ansible
1 4 (5.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Oracle
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) SAP
4 2 (2.53%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.27%) Avaya
5 1 (1.27%) Peregrine
5 1 (1.27%) Remedy
5 1 (1.27%) Siemens