Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 194 197
Rank change year-on-year +38 +3 -11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 50 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.13% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.59% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 17 26
Hertfordshire median annual salary £43,500 £29,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.46% -15.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £37,500 £22,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £46,500 £63,125
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £35,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.76% -21.11% +20.81%

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 3,777 3,886 4,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 85.03% 88.40% 86.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,191 3,208 3,549
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Watford +4 4 £53,750 -17.31%
Hertford +3 3 £52,500 +110.00%
Broxbourne - 3 £42,000 -
Borehamwood -13 2 £29,500 -
Hatfield - 2 - -
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 43 (86.00%) SQL
2 36 (72.00%) PL/SQL
2 36 (72.00%) Oracle
3 26 (52.00%) SQLPlus
3 26 (52.00%) Six Sigma
3 26 (52.00%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (52.00%) ITIL
3 26 (52.00%) Oracle 11i
3 26 (52.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (36.00%) Retail
5 17 (34.00%) Finance
5 17 (34.00%) SDLC
6 13 (26.00%) Oracle HRMS
6 13 (26.00%) Oracle Payroll
6 13 (26.00%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (20.00%) .NET
7 10 (20.00%) Retek
7 10 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
7 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.00%) Data Governance
10 4 (8.00%) KYC
10 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (8.00%) Legal
10 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (8.00%) Data Protection

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 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Oracle 11i
1 26 (52.00%) Oracle EBS
1 26 (52.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle Financials
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle Payroll
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) SQLPlus
2 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Appium
1 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.00%) JMeter
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
1 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (36.00%) Retail
2 17 (34.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Electronics
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Analyst
2 26 (52.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 26 (52.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 26 (52.00%) Support Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) Financial Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) Oracle Financials Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) Oracle Financials Support
3 13 (26.00%) Oracle Financials Support Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) FMCG
2 2 (4.00%) Acoustics
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) ASIC
2 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (4.00%) Optoelectronics
2 2 (4.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) ITIL
1 26 (52.00%) Six Sigma
2 17 (34.00%) SDLC
3 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.00%) Data Governance
5 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) ETL
5 4 (8.00%) ITSM
5 4 (8.00%) KYC
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) SQL
2 36 (72.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) Retek
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) EMC