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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 183 198 205
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 54 51 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.85% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.99% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 31
Median salary £43,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
System Testing
England

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
4524 5127 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.62% 85.36% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3791 4290 4319
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 18 £41,377 - 3
Gloucestershire +4 13 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Wiltshire +15 11 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Dorset +6 3 - -
Cornwall -9 2 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 (59.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.59%) Software Engineering
3 37 (32.74%) Scrum
4 36 (31.86%) SQL
4 36 (31.86%) Windows
5 33 (29.20%) Test Automation
6 32 (28.32%) Waterfall
6 32 (28.32%) Linux
6 32 (28.32%) Regression Testing
7 31 (27.43%) Python
7 31 (27.43%) Oracle
8 30 (26.55%) Java
9 29 (25.66%) Automation Testing
9 29 (25.66%) Manual Testing
10 28 (24.78%) Integration Testing
10 28 (24.78%) Perl
10 28 (24.78%) SDLC
11 26 (23.01%) Selenium
11 26 (23.01%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
13 23 (20.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (20.35%) Cucumber
13 23 (20.35%) V-Model
13 23 (20.35%) System Integration Testing
14 21 (18.58%) DevOps
14 21 (18.58%) Performance Testing
14 21 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (18.58%) Software Testing
14 21 (18.58%) XML
14 21 (18.58%) Finance

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 7 (6.19%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) FTP
2 7 (6.19%) SAN
2 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.04%) Hadoop
3 12 (10.62%) DB2
4 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.96%) Big Data
6 6 (5.31%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (23.01%) Selenium
2 23 (20.35%) Cucumber
3 11 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.19%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.65%) ClearQuest
5 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.65%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (2.65%) Subversion
5 3 (2.65%) TestDirector
5 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.77%) JMeter
6 2 (1.77%) Maven
6 2 (1.77%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (18.58%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Banking
2 7 (6.19%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (33.63%) Test Engineer
2 26 (23.01%) Developer
3 21 (18.58%) Integration Engineer
3 21 (18.58%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 20 (17.70%) Software Engineer
5 18 (15.93%) Analyst
6 13 (11.50%) Programmer
7 11 (9.73%) AS400 Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Test Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) AS400 Programmer
9 8 (7.08%) Lead Software Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) Middleware Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) Software Tester
10 7 (6.19%) Test Leader
10 7 (6.19%) Tester
11 6 (5.31%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Java Engineer
11 6 (5.31%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (5.31%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.58%) XML
2 11 (9.73%) .NET
3 7 (6.19%) Middleware
4 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.31%) HTML
4 6 (5.31%) J2EE
5 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.42%) WPF
6 3 (2.65%) CSS
6 3 (2.65%) Web Services
7 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.77%) jQuery
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.88%) CSS3
8 1 (0.88%) DHTML
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) iSeries
2 12 (10.62%) AS400
3 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.19%) Virtual Team
5 6 (5.31%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.31%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.54%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.54%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.88%) iPad
9 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.86%) Windows
2 32 (28.32%) Linux
3 17 (15.04%) Unix
4 13 (11.50%) Android
5 10 (8.85%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (59.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.59%) Software Engineering
3 37 (32.74%) Scrum
4 33 (29.20%) Test Automation
5 32 (28.32%) Regression Testing
5 32 (28.32%) Waterfall
6 29 (25.66%) Automation Testing
6 29 (25.66%) Manual Testing
7 28 (24.78%) Integration Testing
7 28 (24.78%) SDLC
8 26 (23.01%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (20.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (20.35%) System Integration Testing
9 23 (20.35%) V-Model
10 21 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (18.58%) DevOps
10 21 (18.58%) Performance Testing
10 21 (18.58%) Software Testing
10 21 (18.58%) Validation
11 20 (17.70%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.86%) SQL
2 31 (27.43%) Python
3 30 (26.55%) Java
4 28 (24.78%) Perl
5 16 (14.16%) C#
6 15 (13.27%) RPG
7 12 (10.62%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.62%) RPG III
7 12 (10.62%) RPG IV
8 9 (7.96%) C
9 7 (6.19%) C++
9 7 (6.19%) VB
10 4 (3.54%) Ruby
10 4 (3.54%) XAML
11 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.88%) F#
12 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.16%) Degree
2 16 (14.16%) ISEB
3 15 (13.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (12.39%) ISTQB
5 13 (11.50%) DV Cleared
6 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) vSphere
2 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (27.43%) Oracle
2 16 (14.16%) HP
3 13 (11.50%) Infor
4 12 (10.62%) IFS
5 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.19%) Green Hat
6 7 (6.19%) IBM
6 7 (6.19%) webMethods
6 7 (6.19%) Xamarin
7 6 (5.31%) ArcSight
7 6 (5.31%) Blue Coat
7 6 (5.31%) Cisco
7 6 (5.31%) FireEye
7 6 (5.31%) Forcepoint
7 6 (5.31%) Hortonworks
7 6 (5.31%) Juniper
7 6 (5.31%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.42%) Sybase
9 3 (2.65%) Citrix
9 3 (2.65%) Remedy
South West
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £38 - £40 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Taunton
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Imperial Tobacco
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 16 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 19 days ago