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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 162 190 201
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 73 62 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 1.05% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.22% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 29
Median salary £41,188 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.14% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4656 5079 5146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.80% 85.91% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3902 4282 4202
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 - 26 £41,188 - 4
Dorset +6 8 £45,000 +10.76%
Wiltshire +5 8 £43,000 +7.50%
Gloucestershire -3 8 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Cornwall -2 4 - -
Bristol 0 1 - - 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 80 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (45.38%) Software Engineering
3 42 (32.31%) Java
4 39 (30.00%) Scrum
5 38 (29.23%) SQL
6 35 (26.92%) Windows
6 35 (26.92%) Python
7 34 (26.15%) Linux
8 31 (23.85%) Test Automation
9 30 (23.08%) Hadoop
9 30 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 30 (23.08%) SDLC
10 29 (22.31%) Oracle
10 29 (22.31%) Perl
11 28 (21.54%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (21.54%) Manual Testing
12 27 (20.77%) Security Cleared
12 27 (20.77%) Selenium
12 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
13 26 (20.00%) Integration Testing
13 26 (20.00%) Automation Testing
13 26 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (18.46%) Cucumber
15 23 (17.69%) Validation
15 23 (17.69%) Regression Testing
15 23 (17.69%) Automated Testing
15 23 (17.69%) System Integration Testing
16 22 (16.92%) DevOps
16 22 (16.92%) Performance Testing
16 22 (16.92%) V-Model

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 3 (2.31%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) FTP
2 6 (4.62%) SAN
3 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.23%) DB2
4 10 (7.69%) Big Data
5 6 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.77%) QlikView
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (20.77%) Selenium
2 24 (18.46%) Cucumber
3 13 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.38%) SoapUI
5 6 (4.62%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.62%) Subversion
6 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.31%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.54%) JMeter
8 2 (1.54%) Maven
8 2 (1.54%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.77%) Ant
9 1 (0.77%) CMake
9 1 (0.77%) Hudson
9 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 16 (12.31%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) Marketing
2 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.31%) Banking
3 3 (2.31%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.54%) Automotive
4 2 (1.54%) French Language
5 1 (0.77%) Avionics
5 1 (0.77%) Billing
5 1 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (28.46%) Developer
2 35 (26.92%) Test Engineer
3 26 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 24 (18.46%) Integration Engineer
4 24 (18.46%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 18 (13.85%) Analyst
6 17 (13.08%) Programmer
7 11 (8.46%) AS400 Developer
7 11 (8.46%) Java Developer
7 11 (8.46%) Java Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Lead Software Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) AS400 Programmer
8 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Analyst Programmer
10 7 (5.38%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Software Tester
10 7 (5.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) XML
2 12 (9.23%) .NET
3 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (5.38%) WPF
5 6 (4.62%) HTML
5 6 (4.62%) J2EE
5 6 (4.62%) Web Services
6 5 (3.85%) CSS
7 3 (2.31%) Middleware
8 2 (1.54%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.54%) jQuery
9 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.77%) CSS3
9 1 (0.77%) HTML5
9 1 (0.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) iSeries
2 12 (9.23%) AS400
3 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.38%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.62%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.31%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.31%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.77%) iPad
7 1 (0.77%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.92%) Windows
2 34 (26.15%) Linux
3 13 (10.00%) Android
4 10 (7.69%) Unix
5 8 (6.15%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (45.38%) Software Engineering
3 39 (30.00%) Scrum
4 31 (23.85%) Test Automation
5 30 (23.08%) SDLC
5 30 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 28 (21.54%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (21.54%) Manual Testing
7 26 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 26 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 23 (17.69%) Automated Testing
8 23 (17.69%) Regression Testing
8 23 (17.69%) System Integration Testing
8 23 (17.69%) Validation
9 22 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (16.92%) DevOps
9 22 (16.92%) Performance Testing
9 22 (16.92%) V-Model
10 21 (16.15%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.31%) Java
2 38 (29.23%) SQL
3 35 (26.92%) Python
4 29 (22.31%) Perl
5 19 (14.62%) C#
5 19 (14.62%) RPG
6 12 (9.23%) C
6 12 (9.23%) RPG III
6 12 (9.23%) RPG IV
7 9 (6.92%) C++
7 9 (6.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.38%) VB
9 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.31%) Ruby
9 3 (2.31%) XAML
10 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (20.77%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.08%) Degree
3 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 8 (6.15%) ISEB
5 8 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (22.31%) Oracle
2 12 (9.23%) IFS
2 12 (9.23%) Infor
3 10 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.92%) HP
5 7 (5.38%) Xamarin
6 6 (4.62%) ArcSight
6 6 (4.62%) Blue Coat
6 6 (4.62%) Cisco
6 6 (4.62%) FireEye
6 6 (4.62%) Forcepoint
6 6 (4.62%) Hortonworks
6 6 (4.62%) Juniper
6 6 (4.62%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.31%) Green Hat
7 3 (2.31%) IBM
7 3 (2.31%) webMethods
8 2 (1.54%) Informatica
8 2 (1.54%) SAP
8 2 (1.54%) Sybase
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