Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 264 259
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 +23
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 73 89 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 0.74% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.81% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 65 84 58
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £25,825
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year +3.45% -2.79% +5.29%

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 8,998 10,926 11,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.24% 90.73% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,723 8,862 9,619
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -6 49 £37,500 -13.79% 10
Bedfordshire +5 9 £45,000 - 1
Essex 0 8 £52,500 +10.53%
Cambridgeshire +34 5 £43,500 -24.35% 3
Suffolk -6 2 - - 1
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (42.47%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (31.51%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (30.14%) SDLC
4 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
5 19 (26.03%) Oracle
6 18 (24.66%) LabVIEW
6 18 (24.66%) Physics
6 18 (24.66%) Optoelectronics
7 15 (20.55%) SQL
8 14 (19.18%) PhD
8 14 (19.18%) Degree
8 14 (19.18%) Finance
9 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
10 12 (16.44%) Data Analysis
10 12 (16.44%) Test Automation
11 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (15.07%) Retail
12 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (13.70%) SAP
12 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
12 10 (13.70%) Test Scripting
12 10 (13.70%) Test Strategy
12 10 (13.70%) Oracle Retail
12 10 (13.70%) Scenario Testing
12 10 (13.70%) Creative Thinking
13 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
13 9 (12.33%) .NET
14 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (10.96%) MATLAB
14 8 (10.96%) Regression Testing

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 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Endur
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.11%) Power BI
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.74%) MS Access
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) LabVIEW
2 3 (4.11%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.11%) Selenium
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Retail
3 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
4 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Analyst
2 23 (31.51%) Test Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Business Systems Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Software Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) Business Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) Development Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Test Development Engineer
7 9 (12.33%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) Optical Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) Technical Business Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Data Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Product Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Transformation Analyst
10 5 (6.85%) QA Analyst
10 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
11 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (5.48%) SAP Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) jQuery
2 4 (5.48%) SAP XI
3 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) J2EE
4 1 (1.37%) JMS
4 1 (1.37%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.37%) REST
4 1 (1.37%) SOAP
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) WSDL
4 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (42.47%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (24.66%) Optoelectronics
3 8 (10.96%) Acoustics
4 5 (6.85%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Continuous Improvement
2 22 (30.14%) SDLC
3 18 (24.66%) Physics
4 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
5 12 (16.44%) Data Analysis
5 12 (16.44%) Test Automation
6 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (13.70%) Creative Thinking
7 10 (13.70%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (13.70%) Test Scripting
7 10 (13.70%) Test Strategy
8 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.96%) Regression Testing
8 8 (10.96%) Test Planning
8 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Decision-Making
10 6 (8.22%) Data Migration
10 6 (8.22%) Due Diligence
10 6 (8.22%) Migration
11 5 (6.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) MATLAB
3 6 (8.22%) C#
4 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Degree
1 14 (19.18%) PhD
2 4 (5.48%) ISEB
3 3 (4.11%) CBAP
3 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.03%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) SAP
4 5 (6.85%) HP
4 5 (6.85%) Sage
4 5 (6.85%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.85%) Workday
5 2 (2.74%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.37%) Avaya
6 1 (1.37%) Peregrine
6 1 (1.37%) Remedy
6 1 (1.37%) Siemens
6 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.37%) webMethods