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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / South East
Rank 276 288 268
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 119 171 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 0.89% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.02% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 112 150 179
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,001 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.12% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12730 16774 17676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.02% 87.11% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10442 14131 14083
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Berkshire +37 29 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Surrey +13 26 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Kent +8 19 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Oxfordshire +7 19 £29,000 -46.04%
Hampshire +19 18 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East Sussex +3 3 £38,000 -24.00%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 117 (46.06%) SQL
2 111 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (40.16%) SQL Server
4 87 (34.25%) Oracle
4 87 (34.25%) Unit Testing
5 82 (32.28%) Microsoft
6 78 (30.71%) Finance
7 69 (27.17%) Windows
8 68 (26.77%) ISTQB
9 65 (25.59%) C#
10 64 (25.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 61 (24.02%) ISEB
12 59 (23.23%) Degree
12 59 (23.23%) QA
12 59 (23.23%) Test Strategy
13 57 (22.44%) .NET
13 57 (22.44%) Automated Testing
14 47 (18.50%) Test Scripting
15 45 (17.72%) MVC
16 42 (16.54%) Regression Testing
16 42 (16.54%) Team Foundation Server
17 41 (16.14%) MS Excel
18 40 (15.75%) HTML
18 40 (15.75%) Software Testing
18 40 (15.75%) Functional Testing
19 39 (15.35%) Unix
20 36 (14.17%) ERP
20 36 (14.17%) PL/SQL
21 35 (13.78%) ETL
22 33 (12.99%) ASP.NET

System Testing
Top Related 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 24 (9.45%) IIS
2 14 (5.51%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.79%) Apache
5 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.79%) GemFire
5 2 (0.79%) SAS
5 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (16.14%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.51%) MS Office
3 7 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.18%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.18%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.79%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.79%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.79%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.79%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.79%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.36%) GitHub
1 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.57%) Taleo
4 2 (0.79%) PaaS
4 2 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.57%) ATM
2 4 (1.57%) HTTP
3 3 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (40.16%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.66%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.72%) DataStage
6 9 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.76%) MySQL
8 7 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.36%) MS Access
9 6 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.57%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.18%) DTS
11 3 (1.18%) OLTP
11 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.18%) Power BI
11 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (16.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (7.48%) Selenium
3 14 (5.51%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.54%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.36%) Gradle
5 6 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.36%) Robot Framework
5 6 (2.36%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.36%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.97%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (1.97%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.57%) HP UFT
7 4 (1.57%) JMeter
7 4 (1.57%) NUnit
7 4 (1.57%) Rational Performance Tester
7 4 (1.57%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.18%) InstallShield
8 3 (1.18%) JIRA
8 3 (1.18%) Moq
8 3 (1.18%) MSTest
General
1 78 (30.71%) Finance
2 12 (4.72%) German Language
3 9 (3.54%) Banking
4 8 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.36%) Retail
7 4 (1.57%) Automotive
7 4 (1.57%) Marketing
8 3 (1.18%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.18%) Legal
9 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
10 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 80 (31.50%) Analyst
2 62 (24.41%) Developer
3 56 (22.05%) Test Analyst
4 34 (13.39%) Consultant
5 26 (10.24%) .NET Developer
6 24 (9.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (9.45%) C# Developer
6 24 (9.45%) Tester
7 19 (7.48%) Test Engineer
8 18 (7.09%) Test Manager
9 17 (6.69%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (5.91%) Senior Tester
11 14 (5.51%) Senior Developer
12 13 (5.12%) Applications Support
12 13 (5.12%) Implementation Consultant
13 12 (4.72%) Project Leader
13 12 (4.72%) Senior Test Analyst
14 11 (4.33%) Business Test Analyst
14 11 (4.33%) SQL Developer
15 10 (3.94%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (22.44%) .NET
2 40 (15.75%) HTML
3 33 (12.99%) ASP.NET
4 32 (12.60%) XML
5 24 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (8.66%) .NET Framework
6 22 (8.66%) Gherkin
7 21 (8.27%) Ajax
7 21 (8.27%) Middleware
7 21 (8.27%) WPF
8 20 (7.87%) CSS
9 19 (7.48%) WinForms
10 18 (7.09%) Entity Framework
11 17 (6.69%) J2EE
12 16 (6.30%) Spring
12 16 (6.30%) WCF
13 14 (5.51%) Hibernate
13 14 (5.51%) JMS
13 14 (5.51%) JSF
13 14 (5.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.69%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.33%) Life Science
5 9 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.15%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.36%) Derivative
8 2 (0.79%) AS400
8 2 (0.79%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.79%) Replication
8 2 (0.79%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.79%) VLE
8 2 (0.79%) W3C
9 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (27.17%) Windows
2 39 (15.35%) Unix
3 31 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 20 (7.87%) Linux
5 9 (3.54%) Android
5 9 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.76%) Solaris
7 5 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.57%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.57%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.18%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (34.25%) Unit Testing
3 64 (25.20%) User Acceptance Testing
4 59 (23.23%) Test Strategy
5 57 (22.44%) Automated Testing
6 47 (18.50%) Test Scripting
7 45 (17.72%) MVC
8 42 (16.54%) Regression Testing
9 40 (15.75%) Functional Testing
9 40 (15.75%) Software Testing
10 36 (14.17%) ERP
11 35 (13.78%) ETL
12 33 (12.99%) Scrum
12 33 (12.99%) SDLC
13 25 (9.84%) CRM
13 25 (9.84%) Systems Analysis
13 25 (9.84%) Test Automation
14 24 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (9.06%) Project Management
16 22 (8.66%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 117 (46.06%) SQL
2 65 (25.59%) C#
3 36 (14.17%) PL/SQL
4 31 (12.20%) Java
5 28 (11.02%) Shell Script
6 26 (10.24%) T-SQL
7 21 (8.27%) VB.NET
8 13 (5.12%) Python
9 12 (4.72%) C
10 11 (4.33%) C++
11 8 (3.15%) JavaScript
12 7 (2.76%) Perl
13 6 (2.36%) R
14 5 (1.97%) Korn
14 5 (1.97%) VBScript
15 4 (1.57%) Tcl
15 4 (1.57%) VB
16 3 (1.18%) Ruby
17 2 (0.79%) PHP
17 2 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (26.77%) ISTQB
2 61 (24.02%) ISEB
3 59 (23.23%) Degree
4 7 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) CEH
6 2 (0.79%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.79%) OSCP
6 2 (0.79%) SANS
6 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (23.23%) QA
2 10 (3.94%) GAMP
3 6 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.91%) Hyper-V
3 14 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (5.91%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.57%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (1.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 87 (34.25%) Oracle
2 82 (32.28%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.69%) VMware
4 15 (5.91%) HP
5 13 (5.12%) SAP
6 12 (4.72%) Informatica
6 12 (4.72%) Teradata
7 9 (3.54%) BT
8 5 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.57%) IBM
9 4 (1.57%) Riverbed
9 4 (1.57%) SOASTA, Inc
9 4 (1.57%) Terracotta
10 3 (1.18%) Sage
10 3 (1.18%) Thunderhead
11 2 (0.79%) Infor
11 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.79%) Tableau
12 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sussex
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance Plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Conducive
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 24 days ago