Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 169 197
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 45 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.98% 1.01% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.12% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 21
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,950 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £65,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% -11.11%

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 4,058 3,914 4,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 88.14% 89.94% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,239 3,298 3,458
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.51%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 21 £35,000 +18.64% 2
Watford +9 8 £35,000 -46.15%
Stevenage - 8 £27,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £42,500 -
Letchworth +13 1 - - 2
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 21 (46.67%) LabVIEW
1 21 (46.67%) Physics
1 21 (46.67%) Optoelectronics
2 20 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (31.11%) PhD
3 14 (31.11%) Degree
4 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
5 12 (26.67%) Manufacturing
6 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (22.22%) Retail
7 9 (20.00%) Oracle
7 9 (20.00%) MATLAB
7 9 (20.00%) Acoustics
8 8 (17.78%) Creative Thinking
8 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
8 8 (17.78%) SDLC
8 8 (17.78%) Ansible
8 8 (17.78%) Puppet
8 8 (17.78%) Oracle Retail
8 8 (17.78%) Service Desk Management
8 8 (17.78%) CentOS
8 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.78%) CCNA
8 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (17.78%) Windows
8 8 (17.78%) Linux
8 8 (17.78%) SLA
8 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.56%) Change Management

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 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) TETRA
2 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) NeoLoad
2 2 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.44%) Redmine
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 12 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Test Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Development Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Test Development Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Optical Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Software Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Service Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Software Tester
8 4 (8.89%) Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
1 2 (4.44%) SOAP
1 2 (4.44%) WebRTC
2 1 (2.22%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Optoelectronics
2 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (20.00%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) CentOS
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
1 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Physics
2 20 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Creative Thinking
3 8 (17.78%) SDLC
3 8 (17.78%) Service Desk Management
3 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Change Management
4 7 (15.56%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.67%) Decision-Making
6 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Network Management
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.22%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (2.22%) QMS
8 1 (2.22%) Validation
8 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
1 14 (31.11%) PhD
2 8 (17.78%) CCNA
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.11%) ISEB
4 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Ansible
1 8 (17.78%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) SAP