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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 211 179 194
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 27 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.77% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.94% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 27
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £26,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
4946 4482 4473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.43% 81.68% 78.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4159 3786 3952
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Bristol -12 10 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Gloucestershire -5 4 £35,125 +8.07% 2
Wiltshire -8 4 £42,500 +9.33% 1
Somerset +8 3 £36,500 -
Dorset -24 3 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Devon - 3 £35,500 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (31.91%) C#
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 14 (29.79%) .NET
3 13 (27.66%) Windows
4 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) SQL
5 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
6 9 (19.15%) QA
7 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.02%) Pair Programming
7 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) XAML
7 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.02%) MVVM
7 8 (17.02%) Windows 8
7 8 (17.02%) Xamarin
7 8 (17.02%) Windows Phone
8 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
8 7 (14.89%) HTML
8 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.77%) OO
9 6 (12.77%) Finance
9 6 (12.77%) CMS
9 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
10 5 (10.64%) ISEB
10 5 (10.64%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) CMS
3 3 (6.38%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Agresso
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
1 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
1 4 (8.51%) TeamCity
1 4 (8.51%) Hudson
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.13%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Test Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
5 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Tester
9 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Architect
10 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.51%) CSS
4 4 (8.51%) jQuery
5 3 (6.38%) XHTML
5 3 (6.38%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (4.26%) SOAP
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.13%) Spring
7 1 (2.13%) LAMP
7 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.13%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) Flash
7 1 (2.13%) Servlets
7 1 (2.13%) EJB
7 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Social Network
3 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) IPTV
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows 8
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (25.53%) TDD
2 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
3 8 (17.02%) Pair Programming
3 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
3 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
3 8 (17.02%) MVVM
4 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (12.77%) OO
5 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
6 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.51%) Coaching
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Change Control
6 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.51%) BDD
6 4 (8.51%) OOD
6 4 (8.51%) Data Security
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) C#
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) XAML
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.51%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) PHP5
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.02%) Xamarin
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.13%) Facebook
3 1 (2.13%) Twitter
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