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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 134 150
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 18 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.85% 0.26% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.30% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 6
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -17.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,950 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £57,250 £60,750
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1852 2009 2486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.73% 87.20% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1646 1962
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Letchworth - 9 £42,500 - 1
Borehamwood - 5 £29,500 -
Watford -12 1 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Royston - 1 £37,500 -
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
3 10 (31.25%) MATLAB
3 10 (31.25%) PhD
3 10 (31.25%) LabVIEW
3 10 (31.25%) Physics
4 9 (28.13%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) Retail
6 5 (15.63%) Validation
6 5 (15.63%) Degree
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) Coaching
6 5 (15.63%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) QMS
7 4 (12.50%) CBAP
7 4 (12.50%) hybris
7 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 4 (12.50%) J2EE
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.50%) ISEB
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

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 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) LabVIEW
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Business Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Optical Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Hybris Developer
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Physics
2 9 (28.13%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Coaching
4 5 (15.63%) SDLC
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Validation
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) QMS
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) ETL
6 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) MATLAB
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) PhD
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) CBAP
3 4 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) hybris
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
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