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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 100 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.16% 1.52% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 2.00% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 16
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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
1024 850 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.65% 76.16% 78.33%
Number of salaries quoted 882 774 799
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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
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 27 August 2015. 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 -21 2 £26,000 -18.75% 2
System Testing
Wales

System Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) DWR
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday