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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 64 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.41% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £47,500 £41,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.75%
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
441 547 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 89.45% 89.53% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 372 433 486
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bournemouth +17 1 £47,500 +15.15%
Poole -2 1 - -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) XML
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) MQSeries
2 10 (76.92%) IBM
2 10 (76.92%) HP
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
2 10 (76.92%) Middleware
2 10 (76.92%) webMethods
2 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
2 10 (76.92%) Regression Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Banking
2 10 (76.92%) Data Management
2 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 10 (76.92%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) Temenos T24
2 10 (76.92%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Test Management
2 10 (76.92%) Functional Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Green Hat
2 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (69.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (69.23%) Automation Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
3 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Investment Banking
3 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 10 (76.92%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Investment Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Test Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Middleware Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Test Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) XML
2 10 (76.92%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
1 10 (76.92%) Data Management
1 10 (76.92%) Functional Testing
1 10 (76.92%) Regression Testing
1 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
1 10 (76.92%) Test Management
1 10 (76.92%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
2 9 (69.23%) Automation Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) SOA
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ISEB
2 9 (69.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Green Hat
1 10 (76.92%) HP
1 10 (76.92%) IBM
1 10 (76.92%) webMethods
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle