Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 152 203
Rank change year-on-year +2 +51 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 55 64 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.36% 1.52% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.72% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 53 57 11
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £43,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +47.46% -15.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £62,500 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.27% +10.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,620 3,718 3,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.69% 88.25% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,815 3,157 3,255
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Hertfordshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Hertfordshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Hertfordshire

System Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Borehamwood +23 23 £35,000 +18.64%
Hemel Hempstead - 17 £42,500 -
Watford +9 7 £35,000 -39.13%
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - -
Stevenage - 5 £35,000 -
Letchworth +12 2 - -
Hatfield -2 1 £43,500 -
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 27 (49.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 23 (41.82%) Physics
2 23 (41.82%) Optoelectronics
2 23 (41.82%) LabVIEW
3 21 (38.18%) Oracle
4 19 (34.55%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (30.91%) PhD
6 16 (29.09%) Retail
6 16 (29.09%) SDLC
7 15 (27.27%) Oracle Retail
7 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 15 (27.27%) Creative Thinking
8 14 (25.45%) Degree
9 12 (21.82%) Acoustics
9 12 (21.82%) MATLAB
9 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
10 11 (20.00%) Manufacturing
11 9 (16.36%) Data Analysis
12 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (12.73%) Decision-Making
14 6 (10.91%) Due Diligence
14 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
14 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (10.91%) Migration
15 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (7.27%) SLA
15 4 (7.27%) Windows
15 4 (7.27%) Linux
15 4 (7.27%) CCNA
15 4 (7.27%) Active Directory

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.82%) Power BI
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (29.09%) Retail
2 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
3 11 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Test Engineer
2 16 (29.09%) Developer
3 15 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 12 (21.82%) Optical Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) Analyst
5 11 (20.00%) Development Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Data Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Product Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Transformation Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (1.82%) Applications Support
10 1 (1.82%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) Service Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) SAP XI
2 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Optoelectronics
2 19 (34.55%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (21.82%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) CentOS
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
1 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 23 (41.82%) Physics
3 16 (29.09%) SDLC
4 15 (27.27%) Creative Thinking
4 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.36%) Data Analysis
6 7 (12.73%) Decision-Making
7 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
7 6 (10.91%) Due Diligence
7 6 (10.91%) Migration
8 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.27%) Server Management
8 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.45%) Change Management
9 3 (5.45%) Customer-Centricity
9 3 (5.45%) ETL
9 3 (5.45%) Network Management
9 3 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) MATLAB
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) PhD
2 14 (25.45%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) CCNA
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) CBAP
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Ansible
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.82%) Avaya
4 1 (1.82%) Peregrine
4 1 (1.82%) Remedy
4 1 (1.82%) Siemens