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

System Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 266 278
Rank change year-on-year -30 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 71 89 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.82% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 66 72 77
East of England median annual salary £39,375 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.56% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £22,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 11,021 10,848 12,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.12% 89.34% 89.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8,430 8,752 10,368
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -11 33 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Essex +16 17 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -25 11 £43,125 -21.59% 11
Suffolk +17 6 £75,000 +87.50% 2
Bedfordshire +6 3 £34,000 +36.00%
Norfolk +19 1 £34,000 -4.56%
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 29 (40.85%) SDLC
2 27 (38.03%) Degree
3 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
3 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
5 18 (25.35%) SQL
6 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (21.13%) Finance
8 13 (18.31%) Windows
8 13 (18.31%) Linux
8 13 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (18.31%) Manual Testing
9 12 (16.90%) Selenium
10 11 (15.49%) Physics
10 11 (15.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (15.49%) Optoelectronics
10 11 (15.49%) Python
10 11 (15.49%) LabVIEW
10 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
11 10 (14.08%) Regression Testing
11 10 (14.08%) C#
11 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
12 9 (12.68%) QA
12 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
12 9 (12.68%) T-SQL
12 9 (12.68%) Scrum
13 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
13 8 (11.27%) Retail
13 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering

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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.41%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Wireless
2 4 (5.63%) TETRA
3 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 2 (2.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) GIS
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Selenium
2 11 (15.49%) LabVIEW
3 8 (11.27%) JIRA
4 7 (9.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (9.86%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.04%) JMeter
6 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (2.82%) NeoLoad
8 2 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.82%) Redmine
8 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
2 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Analyst
2 19 (26.76%) Test Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Development Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Service Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Test Development Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Optical Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Systems Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Testing Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) Gherkin
3 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.04%) CSS
3 5 (7.04%) X-Windows
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.63%) WCF
5 3 (4.23%) HTML
6 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 2 (2.82%) Kendo UI
6 2 (2.82%) SOAP
6 2 (2.82%) WebRTC
7 1 (1.41%) Ajax
7 1 (1.41%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.41%) jQuery
7 1 (1.41%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.49%) Optoelectronics
3 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.04%) Driving Licence
4 5 (7.04%) Replication
4 5 (7.04%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.63%) Acoustics
5 4 (5.63%) User Experience
6 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) NHS
6 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Linux
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) CentOS
2 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) SDLC
2 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
4 13 (18.31%) Manual Testing
4 13 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (15.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (15.49%) Physics
5 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
6 10 (14.08%) Regression Testing
6 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
7 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
8 8 (11.27%) Service Desk Management
8 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.86%) Change Management
9 7 (9.86%) Customer-Centricity
9 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.45%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (8.45%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 11 (15.49%) Python
3 10 (14.08%) C#
4 9 (12.68%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.04%) Java
5 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.63%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Degree
2 8 (11.27%) CCNA
2 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.45%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.45%) PhD
4 5 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (7.04%) HNC
4 5 (7.04%) ISEB
4 5 (7.04%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CBAP
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 8 (11.27%) SLA
3 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Ansible
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.41%) Civica
4 1 (1.41%) Cognos
4 1 (1.41%) Orchard
4 1 (1.41%) SAP