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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 75 92 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 14 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.68% 0.77% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.91% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
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
714 660 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.92% 84.51% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 513 585 428
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 12 February 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
(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
Bournemouth - 14 £42,500 -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) Finance
1 19 (86.36%) Banking
2 18 (81.82%) Functional Testing
3 17 (77.27%) QA
3 17 (77.27%) Temenos T24
3 17 (77.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (77.27%) Test Management
3 17 (77.27%) Data Management
3 17 (77.27%) Software Testing
3 17 (77.27%) Configuration Management
3 17 (77.27%) Regression Testing
3 17 (77.27%) IBM
3 17 (77.27%) HP
3 17 (77.27%) ISEB
3 17 (77.27%) Middleware
3 17 (77.27%) webMethods
3 17 (77.27%) XML
3 17 (77.27%) MQSeries
3 17 (77.27%) Green Hat
3 17 (77.27%) Relational Database
3 17 (77.27%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 12 (54.55%) Integration Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 12 (54.55%) SOA
4 12 (54.55%) Unix
4 12 (54.55%) Java
4 12 (54.55%) Oracle
4 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 12 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (77.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Temenos T24
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) 2G
2 1 (4.55%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) Relational Database
2 8 (36.36%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (86.36%) Banking
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Investment Banking
3 8 (36.36%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Test Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Test Leader
3 9 (40.91%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Functional Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) QA Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Defect Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) Middleware
1 17 (77.27%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Functional Testing
2 17 (77.27%) Configuration Management
2 17 (77.27%) Data Management
2 17 (77.27%) Regression Testing
2 17 (77.27%) Software Testing
2 17 (77.27%) Test Management
2 17 (77.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (54.55%) Automation Testing
3 12 (54.55%) Integration Testing
3 12 (54.55%) SOA
3 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
5 8 (36.36%) Cash Management
6 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
6 5 (22.73%) Decision Table
6 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 5 (22.73%) Validation
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) XPath
3 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) ISEB
2 12 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (77.27%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Green Hat
1 17 (77.27%) HP
1 17 (77.27%) IBM
1 17 (77.27%) webMethods
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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