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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 81 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.13% 1.14% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.46% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £49,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -33.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
670 481 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 87.13% 78.08% 72.13%
Number of salaries quoted 543 441 376
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
Taunton - 1 £36,500 - 3
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Hudson
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft