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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 80 76
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 12 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.24% 0.71% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.85% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +80.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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 813 819 1091
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 84.34% 82.89% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 660 654 838
Median salary £49,602 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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
Chelmsford -12 5 £40,000 -38.46%
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 13 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) MySQL
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (50.00%) SDLC
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Unix
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Spring
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Usability Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (25.00%) Pega
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) JBoss
7 5 (25.00%) Apache
7 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (25.00%) Client/Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) Apache
1 5 (25.00%) JBoss
1 5 (25.00%) NetWeaver
1 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) FileMaker
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Informix
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Software Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) CRM Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Database Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) Ajax
2 5 (25.00%) EJB
2 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (25.00%) J2EE
2 5 (25.00%) JMS
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
2 5 (25.00%) REST
2 5 (25.00%) SOAP
2 5 (25.00%) Spring
2 5 (25.00%) Struts
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Cash Management
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) E-business
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Process Management
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Pega
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) IFS