The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 81 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 11 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.99% 1.20% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.63% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 0
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
844 797 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.10% 73.39% 73.44%
Number of salaries quoted 740 701 571
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
System Testing
Wales

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 11 July 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
Newport +11 7 £27,500 - 1
Cardiff -9 4 £26,000 -21.21%
System Testing
Wales

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) ISEB
3 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 2 (7.41%) ClearQuest
7 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Open Source
8 1 (3.70%) SaaS
8 1 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
8 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.70%) JSON
8 1 (3.70%) QA
8 1 (3.70%) Selenium
8 1 (3.70%) Use Case
8 1 (3.70%) User Stories

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) ClearQuest
1 2 (7.41%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.70%) RequisitePro
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Analyst
2 20 (74.07%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Tester
3 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) XBRL
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.70%) Use Case
6 1 (3.70%) User Stories
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) RUP
6 1 (3.70%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISEB
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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