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

System Testing
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 271 299
Rank change year-on-year -24 +28  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 97 182 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.99% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.14% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83 161 144
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,175 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 12755 15932 18407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.84% 86.67% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10537 13367 14718
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 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 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
Surrey +28 38 £45,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +19 16 £29,000 -55.38% 1
East Sussex +17 13 £50,000 -
Berkshire -5 9 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Hampshire -10 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Sussex +8 5 £32,000 -5.18%
Kent -13 4 £31,250 -26.47%
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £47,500 +25.00% 2
System Testing
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 South East region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 98 (45.58%) Test Automation
2 97 (45.12%) SQL
3 95 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (32.56%) Unit Testing
5 68 (31.63%) Microsoft
6 66 (30.70%) SQL Server
7 64 (29.77%) Windows
7 64 (29.77%) ISTQB
8 63 (29.30%) ISEB
9 62 (28.84%) Finance
10 61 (28.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 60 (27.91%) QA
12 58 (26.98%) Oracle
13 54 (25.12%) Test Strategy
14 43 (20.00%) C#
14 43 (20.00%) Software Testing
15 40 (18.60%) .NET
16 39 (18.14%) Linux
17 38 (17.67%) Functional Testing
18 37 (17.21%) SDLC
18 37 (17.21%) Unix
18 37 (17.21%) Java
18 37 (17.21%) Regression Testing
19 36 (16.74%) Degree
20 35 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
21 33 (15.35%) Test Scripting
22 30 (13.95%) Integration Testing
22 30 (13.95%) Selenium
23 27 (12.56%) XML
24 26 (12.09%) PL/SQL

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 15 (6.98%) IIS
2 5 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.86%) Apache
3 4 (1.86%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.86%) GemFire
4 3 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.93%) CMS
5 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (6.05%) Hyperion Planning
1 13 (6.05%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.33%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.33%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.86%) GitHub
4 4 (1.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.65%) VoIP
2 5 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.98%) MySQL
3 9 (4.19%) Essbase
3 9 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.26%) QlikView
6 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.33%) OLTP
7 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.86%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.86%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.86%) HBase
8 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.40%) Power BI
9 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (13.95%) Selenium
3 20 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.12%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.65%) InstallShield
6 7 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.79%) HP UFT
7 6 (2.79%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.33%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (1.86%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.86%) Gradle
9 4 (1.86%) JUnit
10 3 (1.40%) Moq
10 3 (1.40%) NUnit
10 3 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.93%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.47%) JIRA
12 1 (0.47%) MSTest
General
1 62 (28.84%) Finance
2 11 (5.12%) Automotive
3 10 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 10 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.72%) Banking
4 8 (3.72%) Retail
5 7 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.79%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.79%) Legal
7 4 (1.86%) Publishing
8 2 (0.93%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) German Language
8 2 (0.93%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (30.23%) Developer
2 58 (26.98%) Analyst
3 48 (22.33%) Test Analyst
4 27 (12.56%) Test Engineer
5 24 (11.16%) C# Developer
6 20 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 20 (9.30%) Consultant
6 20 (9.30%) Test Manager
7 18 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (8.37%) IT Analyst
8 15 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 15 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 14 (6.51%) Tester
10 13 (6.05%) Systems Developer
11 12 (5.58%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (5.58%) Software Test Engineer
11 12 (5.58%) SQL Developer
12 10 (4.65%) Junior
12 10 (4.65%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.19%) Hyperion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.60%) .NET
2 27 (12.56%) XML
3 23 (10.70%) ASP.NET
3 23 (10.70%) Gherkin
4 22 (10.23%) HTML
5 17 (7.91%) WPF
6 16 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (6.98%) CSS
7 15 (6.98%) WinForms
8 14 (6.51%) Middleware
9 11 (5.12%) .NET Framework
9 11 (5.12%) Web Services
10 9 (4.19%) J2EE
10 9 (4.19%) Spring
11 8 (3.72%) Ajax
11 8 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (3.72%) jQuery
12 7 (3.26%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.79%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.79%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.79%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.79%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.86%) Replication
6 4 (1.86%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.93%) AS400
7 2 (0.93%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.93%) iPad
7 2 (0.93%) Life Science
7 2 (0.93%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.93%) User Experience
7 2 (0.93%) VLE
7 2 (0.93%) W3C
8 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 64 (29.77%) Windows
2 39 (18.14%) Linux
3 37 (17.21%) Unix
4 21 (9.77%) Windows Server
5 14 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.65%) Solaris
7 5 (2.33%) Android
7 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.86%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.86%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.86%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (45.58%) Test Automation
2 95 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (32.56%) Unit Testing
4 61 (28.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 54 (25.12%) Test Strategy
6 43 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 38 (17.67%) Functional Testing
8 37 (17.21%) Regression Testing
8 37 (17.21%) SDLC
9 33 (15.35%) Test Scripting
10 30 (13.95%) Integration Testing
11 25 (11.63%) MVC
12 24 (11.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (10.70%) Line Management
13 23 (10.70%) Mentoring
13 23 (10.70%) Non-Functional Testing
14 20 (9.30%) Manual Testing
15 18 (8.37%) Defect Management
15 18 (8.37%) Scrum
15 18 (8.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (45.12%) SQL
2 43 (20.00%) C#
3 37 (17.21%) Java
4 26 (12.09%) PL/SQL
5 24 (11.16%) C++
6 22 (10.23%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.37%) JavaScript
7 18 (8.37%) Python
8 16 (7.44%) Ruby
9 13 (6.05%) VB.NET
10 10 (4.65%) C
10 10 (4.65%) Perl
10 10 (4.65%) VB
11 9 (4.19%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.79%) VBScript
13 4 (1.86%) ABAP
13 4 (1.86%) R
14 2 (0.93%) ES6
14 2 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (29.77%) ISTQB
2 63 (29.30%) ISEB
3 36 (16.74%) Degree
4 13 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (27.91%) QA
2 4 (1.86%) HL7
3 2 (0.93%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (1.86%) HDFS
2 4 (1.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (31.63%) Microsoft
2 58 (26.98%) Oracle
3 14 (6.51%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.05%) Hyperion
5 12 (5.58%) SAP
6 10 (4.65%) HP
7 5 (2.33%) BT
7 5 (2.33%) Jaspersoft
7 5 (2.33%) VMware
8 3 (1.40%) Thunderhead
9 2 (0.93%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.93%) Tableau
10 1 (0.47%) HEAT Software
10 1 (0.47%) Sage
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gerrards Cross
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance Plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago