Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 331 366
Rank change year-on-year +2 +35 -3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 234 295 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.96% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 186 274 272
South East median annual salary £36,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £54,375 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26524 30586 37174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.46% 87.44% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21839 25381 30726
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the South East

System Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for System Testing in the South East

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in the South East

System Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +57 88 £38,000 +5.56% 4
Surrey +59 85 £41,500 -7.78% 2
Berkshire +67 45 £45,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +23 33 £35,000 -
Hampshire -41 21 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Kent -22 19 £32,500 -27.78% 2
East Sussex -2 11 £42,000 -16.00%
Oxfordshire -5 10 £37,000 +6.47%
West Sussex -17 10 £35,000 -36.36% 1
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 100 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (35.04%) SQL
3 73 (31.20%) C#
3 73 (31.20%) Microsoft
4 71 (30.34%) .NET
5 69 (29.49%) SQL Server
6 66 (28.21%) Windows
7 63 (26.92%) Finance
8 59 (25.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 56 (23.93%) Test Automation
10 53 (22.65%) SDLC
11 50 (21.37%) CSS
12 49 (20.94%) Scrum
13 48 (20.51%) Oracle
14 44 (18.80%) HTML
15 42 (17.95%) Linux
15 42 (17.95%) Degree
15 42 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
16 41 (17.52%) QA
17 40 (17.09%) Software Testing
18 39 (16.67%) Visual Studio
18 39 (16.67%) MVC
19 38 (16.24%) Integration Testing
20 37 (15.81%) WCF
20 37 (15.81%) Unix
21 36 (15.38%) SAP
21 36 (15.38%) PL/SQL
22 35 (14.96%) jQuery
23 34 (14.53%) Regression Testing
24 32 (13.68%) ASP.NET

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (8.97%) DNN
1 21 (8.97%) Documentum
2 14 (5.98%) IIS
3 9 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.99%) Hyperion Planning
3 6 (2.56%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.56%) SAP FI
3 6 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (2.14%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (0.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) Force.com
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) Internet
1 9 (3.85%) Intranet
2 8 (3.42%) VoIP
3 2 (0.85%) SMS
4 1 (0.43%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) Firewall
4 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
4 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.14%) MySQL
3 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.71%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (1.71%) QlikView
4 4 (1.71%) Redis
5 3 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.85%) Big Data
6 2 (0.85%) Essbase
6 2 (0.85%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.85%) GIS
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 23 (9.83%) Selenium
4 15 (6.41%) HP UFT
4 15 (6.41%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.42%) InstallShield
5 8 (3.42%) TestRail
6 7 (2.99%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (2.14%) JIRA
9 4 (1.71%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.28%) Toad
11 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.85%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.43%) eCATT
12 1 (0.43%) TestComplete
General
1 63 (26.92%) Finance
2 28 (11.97%) Legal
3 25 (10.68%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.56%) General Ledger
5 10 (4.27%) Aerospace
6 8 (3.42%) Automotive
6 8 (3.42%) Marketing
7 7 (2.99%) Banking
7 7 (2.99%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.56%) Electronics
9 4 (1.71%) Advertising
10 2 (0.85%) Front Office
10 2 (0.85%) Games
10 2 (0.85%) Retail
11 1 (0.43%) Military
11 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (32.05%) Developer
2 66 (28.21%) Analyst
3 38 (16.24%) C# Developer
4 37 (15.81%) Consultant
5 36 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 35 (14.96%) Test Analyst
7 25 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (10.26%) Software Developer
9 22 (9.40%) SAP Consultant
10 21 (8.97%) Applications Support
11 16 (6.84%) Test Engineer
12 12 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
12 12 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
12 12 (5.13%) Support Analyst
13 9 (3.85%) C++ Developer
13 9 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
13 9 (3.85%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.85%) Service Analyst
14 8 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (30.34%) .NET
2 50 (21.37%) CSS
3 44 (18.80%) HTML
4 37 (15.81%) WCF
5 35 (14.96%) jQuery
6 32 (13.68%) ASP.NET
6 32 (13.68%) XML
7 30 (12.82%) WinForms
8 29 (12.39%) KnockoutJS
9 27 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 25 (10.68%) CSS3
10 25 (10.68%) HTML5
10 25 (10.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (8.97%) Silverlight
12 16 (6.84%) Gherkin
13 15 (6.41%) Web Services
14 13 (5.56%) .NET Framework
15 12 (5.13%) Middleware
16 10 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.70%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.85%) User Experience
3 8 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.14%) Life Science
5 5 (2.14%) NHS
6 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.85%) iPad
8 2 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.43%) EFT
9 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (28.21%) Windows
2 42 (17.95%) Linux
3 37 (15.81%) Unix
4 32 (13.68%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.70%) Android
5 11 (4.70%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 9 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 56 (23.93%) Test Automation
4 53 (22.65%) SDLC
5 49 (20.94%) Scrum
6 40 (17.09%) Software Testing
7 39 (16.67%) MVC
8 38 (16.24%) Integration Testing
9 34 (14.53%) Regression Testing
10 29 (12.39%) Functional Testing
10 29 (12.39%) Project Management
10 29 (12.39%) Test Strategy
11 24 (10.26%) Data Migration
11 24 (10.26%) Migration
12 22 (9.40%) Unit Testing
13 21 (8.97%) Manual Testing
14 19 (8.12%) ERP
14 19 (8.12%) Software Engineering
15 17 (7.26%) Data Cleansing
15 17 (7.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 82 (35.04%) SQL
2 73 (31.20%) C#
3 36 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 31 (13.25%) C++
5 27 (11.54%) Java
6 24 (10.26%) Shell Script
7 22 (9.40%) VB.NET
8 21 (8.97%) Ruby
9 20 (8.55%) JavaScript
10 16 (6.84%) ABAP
11 15 (6.41%) Python
12 12 (5.13%) C
13 11 (4.70%) VB
14 10 (4.27%) T-SQL
15 8 (3.42%) Perl
16 7 (2.99%) VBScript
17 4 (1.71%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.85%) Apex Code
18 2 (0.85%) VC++
19 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (17.95%) Degree
2 31 (13.25%) ISEB
3 25 (10.68%) Security Cleared
4 22 (9.40%) SC Cleared
5 21 (8.97%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (17.52%) QA
2 6 (2.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) GAMP
4 1 (0.43%) HL7
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (5.98%) Virtual Machines
1 14 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.85%) HDFS
5 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 73 (31.20%) Microsoft
2 48 (20.51%) Oracle
3 36 (15.38%) SAP
4 25 (10.68%) Telerik
5 21 (8.97%) EMC
6 14 (5.98%) VMware
7 13 (5.56%) HP
8 8 (3.42%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.99%) Hyperion
9 7 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.28%) Jaspersoft
11 2 (0.85%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.85%) Pardot
11 2 (0.85%) Perforce
11 2 (0.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 1 (0.43%) Citrix
12 1 (0.43%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.43%) JDA
12 1 (0.43%) Juniper
12 1 (0.43%) Thunderhead