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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 75 79 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 16 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.49% 1.31% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.62% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 4
Average salary £27,750 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.61% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,600 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
814 985 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.93% 80.87% 72.02%
Number of salaries quoted 694 880 663
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in South Wales

System Testing
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 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
Cardiff 0 10 £29,750 -9.84% 2
Newport +21 6 £25,750 -13.44%
System Testing
Wales

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 16 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) ISEB
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Statistics
4 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) QA
5 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
5 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Banking
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) UML
7 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.57%) OO
7 1 (3.57%) RUP
7 1 (3.57%) DSDM
7 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.57%) MS Visio

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.57%) RequisitePro
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Analyst
2 20 (71.43%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Graduate
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 4 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
2 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
2 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) UML
4 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) RUP
4 1 (3.57%) DSDM
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Informatica
2 1 (3.57%) Teradata
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago