The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.05% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £41,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
System Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 106 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.05% 85.48% 76.25%
Number of salaries quoted 144 54 144
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

System Testing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

System Testing Salary Trend in the Midlands

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in the Midlands

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Fortran
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) jBASE
2 1 (33.33%) JasperReports
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) JasperReports
1 1 (33.33%) mvBase
1 1 (33.33%) OpenQM
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) jBASE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM