The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / South West
Rank 179 182 223
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +41
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 62 64 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 1.11% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.24% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37 41 23
Median salary £42,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,125 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -6.25%

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4572 5166 5241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.65% 89.25% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3731 4248 4400
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

System Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

System Testing Salary Trend in the South West

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

System Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

System Testing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +17 23 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Bristol -3 13 £45,000 -5.26%
Wiltshire +18 11 £32,500 -1.51% 4
Gloucestershire -21 4 £31,000 -28.32%
Cornwall - 2 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (53.64%) Automated Testing
3 44 (40.00%) Java
4 38 (34.55%) Hadoop
5 34 (30.91%) SQL
5 34 (30.91%) Software Engineering
6 31 (28.18%) SC Cleared
6 31 (28.18%) Security Cleared
7 30 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (24.55%) Finance
9 25 (22.73%) Test Automation
10 24 (21.82%) QA
11 23 (20.91%) Unit Testing
12 21 (19.09%) Scrum
12 21 (19.09%) Software Testing
13 18 (16.36%) ISTQB
14 17 (15.45%) Regression Testing
14 17 (15.45%) ISEB
15 15 (13.64%) DB2
15 15 (13.64%) AS400
15 15 (13.64%) iSeries
15 15 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (12.73%) IFS
16 14 (12.73%) RPG IV
16 14 (12.73%) RPG III
16 14 (12.73%) RPG
16 14 (12.73%) .NET
16 14 (12.73%) FTP
17 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
18 12 (10.91%) TDD

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Lucidchart
2 3 (2.73%) GitHub
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.55%) Hadoop
2 15 (13.64%) DB2
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Selenium
1 11 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (6.36%) Bugzilla
2 7 (6.36%) Cucumber
2 7 (6.36%) JIRA
3 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.64%) JMeter
4 4 (3.64%) MSTest
4 4 (3.64%) NUnit
4 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.73%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.73%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.82%) MSI
7 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Retail
3 7 (6.36%) Banking
3 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (46.36%) Developer
2 26 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 22 (20.00%) Analyst
4 19 (17.27%) Senior Developer
5 16 (14.55%) Test Analyst
6 15 (13.64%) Java Engineer
7 14 (12.73%) AS400 Developer
7 14 (12.73%) RPG Developer
7 14 (12.73%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (11.82%) Lead Developer
9 12 (10.91%) Lead Java Developer
10 9 (8.18%) .NET Developer
10 9 (8.18%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (8.18%) Software Engineer
11 8 (7.27%) Lead Software Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
12 6 (5.45%) Software Test Analyst
12 6 (5.45%) Test Manager
12 6 (5.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.73%) .NET
2 9 (8.18%) WPF
3 8 (7.27%) XML
4 7 (6.36%) HTML
5 6 (5.45%) WCF
5 6 (5.45%) Web Services
6 5 (4.55%) CSS
7 4 (3.64%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.64%) LINQ
7 4 (3.64%) SOAP
7 4 (3.64%) WF
8 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.82%) Classic ASP
9 2 (1.82%) Django
9 2 (1.82%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.82%) jQuery
9 2 (1.82%) RESTful
9 2 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) AS400
1 15 (13.64%) iSeries
2 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Replication
4 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.91%) RIA
4 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.82%) Linux
1 2 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (53.64%) Automated Testing
3 34 (30.91%) Software Engineering
4 30 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 23 (20.91%) Unit Testing
7 21 (19.09%) Scrum
7 21 (19.09%) Software Testing
8 17 (15.45%) Regression Testing
9 15 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (10.91%) TDD
11 11 (10.00%) Process Improvement
12 9 (8.18%) SDLC
13 7 (6.36%) BDD
13 7 (6.36%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.36%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.36%) Software Delivery
13 7 (6.36%) Test Management
13 7 (6.36%) Test Scripting
13 7 (6.36%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.00%) Java
2 34 (30.91%) SQL
3 14 (12.73%) RPG
3 14 (12.73%) RPG III
3 14 (12.73%) RPG IV
4 8 (7.27%) C#
5 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.45%) C
6 6 (5.45%) Python
7 5 (4.55%) C++
7 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.82%) PHP
10 1 (0.91%) COBOL
10 1 (0.91%) Perl
10 1 (0.91%) VB
10 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) SC Cleared
1 31 (28.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.36%) ISTQB
3 17 (15.45%) ISEB
4 8 (7.27%) Degree
5 7 (6.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.82%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) IFS
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) Infor
4 3 (2.73%) Xamarin
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