Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 83 123
Rank change year-on-year -6 +40 -22
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 20 56 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.43% 2.65% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 3.01% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 18
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £76,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.70% +111.81% +2.86%
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1177 1861 2240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.07% 88.12% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1422 1631
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Essex

System Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Essex

System Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford -12 5 £45,000 -
Colchester - 1 £38,500 -
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle Financials
3 13 (65.00%) E-business
3 13 (65.00%) General Ledger
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle Assets
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (65.00%) Cash Management
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.00%) QA
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.00%) API Development
7 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.00%) IFS
7 1 (5.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (5.00%) Amazon Aurora

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Assets
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Financials
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Payables
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.00%) Informix
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Consultant
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Cash Management
1 13 (65.00%) E-business
2 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) API Development
3 1 (5.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) Data Security
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) IFS