The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 84 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.89% 0.77% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.93% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
System Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
631 431 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 80.48% 83.37% 71.37%
Number of salaries quoted 563 351 298
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

System Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Dorset

System Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 2 £45,000 -
Bournemouth -30 1 - -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Compact Framework
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Windows CE
5 2 (25.00%) EMV
6 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EMV
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle