The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 95 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.085% 1.42% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 1.72% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 11
Average salary £33,250 £25,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.39% -26.08%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
System Testing
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
941 816 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.68% 82.93% 74.90%
Number of salaries quoted 814 689 689
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

System Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

System Testing Salary Trend in South Wales

System Testing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Release Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree