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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 93 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.87% 1.20% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.42% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 9
Median salary £40,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% +4.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 846 917 1081
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 82.14% 84.67% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 647 684 868
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +9 2 - -
Colchester - 1 £45,000 -
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 19 (51.35%) Workflow
1 19 (51.35%) Wealth Management
2 18 (48.65%) QA
2 18 (48.65%) Project Management
3 16 (43.24%) Process Management
3 16 (43.24%) Regression Testing
3 16 (43.24%) Risk Management
4 14 (37.84%) .NET
5 13 (35.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (29.73%) Finance
7 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) Usability Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Java
11 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
11 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (13.51%) Straight-Through Processing
11 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
11 5 (13.51%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 4 (10.81%) SDLC
12 4 (10.81%) SaaS
12 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (10.81%) Refactoring
12 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (10.81%) FileMaker
12 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
12 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (10.81%) MySQL

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.81%) FileMaker
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) Informix
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) MSTest
2 1 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Business Manager
1 16 (43.24%) Business Project Manager
1 16 (43.24%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Software Project Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Application Development Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Development Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Development Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Data Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Database Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Wealth Management
1 19 (51.35%) Workflow
2 18 (48.65%) Project Management
3 16 (43.24%) Process Management
3 16 (43.24%) Regression Testing
3 16 (43.24%) Risk Management
4 13 (35.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
6 7 (18.92%) Usability Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 5 (13.51%) Straight-Through Processing
7 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.81%) Refactoring
8 4 (10.81%) SDLC
9 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Statistics
9 3 (8.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) ABAP
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.11%) Thunderhead
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) SAP