The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 98 137 110
Rank change year-on-year +39 -27  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.73% 0.46% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.52% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 37
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1022 1720 2031
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.02% 88.39% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 774 1384 1335
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

System Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Reading

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Reading over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Reading

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 14 (63.64%) IIS
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (40.91%) ERP
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) PLM
2 9 (40.91%) Validation
2 9 (40.91%) Document Management
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 9 (40.91%) Presales
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
2 9 (40.91%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Life Science
4 6 (27.27%) German Language
4 6 (27.27%) GAMP
4 6 (27.27%) B2B
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) V-Model
4 6 (27.27%) B2B Sales
5 5 (22.73%) Use Case

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 14 (63.64%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium IDE
1 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) German Language
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
1 9 (40.91%) Implementation Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Solutions Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) LINQ
3 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
3 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) WF
3 1 (4.55%) WSE
3 1 (4.55%) XHTML
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSD
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Life Science
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Derivative
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Document Management
1 9 (40.91%) ERP
1 9 (40.91%) PLM
1 9 (40.91%) Presales
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
1 9 (40.91%) Validation
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) B2B
3 6 (27.27%) B2B Sales
3 6 (27.27%) V-Model
4 5 (22.73%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Open Source
4 5 (22.73%) SDLC
4 5 (22.73%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) GAMP
2 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
1 9 (40.91%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) HP
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