The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South West / Somerset
Rank 56 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 23 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.78% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 1
Median salary £42,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
559 543 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 91.94% 88.58% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 466 455 388
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset 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 Somerset

System Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Somerset

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Somerset

System Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Taunton - 13 £42,500 - 3
Bath +4 6 £51,000 +82.14%
Bridgwater - 2 £42,500 -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Automated Testing
2 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
3 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (56.67%) Hadoop
4 17 (56.67%) Scrum
4 17 (56.67%) Java
5 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 15 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (16.67%) .NET
9 5 (16.67%) C
10 4 (13.33%) QA
10 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
10 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (10.00%) Xamarin
11 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (10.00%) WPF
11 3 (10.00%) MVC
11 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 2 (6.67%) SOAP
12 2 (6.67%) Web Services

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Java Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Lead Software Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Test Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Lead Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (10.00%) WPF
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Automated Testing
2 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
3 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (56.67%) Scrum
5 15 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.00%) MVC
10 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
10 2 (6.67%) BDD
10 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 2 (6.67%) ITIL
10 2 (6.67%) Project Management
10 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.67%) TDD
10 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Xamarin
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