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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 187 214 202
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 48 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.59% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 26
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.75%
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
4633 4947 5112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.30% 85.66% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3873 4104 4256
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Gloucestershire +17 25 £47,500 +19.49% 1
Wiltshire +10 13 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Bristol -5 3 £31,500 -25.88%
Dorset +5 2 £47,500 +15.15%
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.93%) Windows
3 37 (33.04%) Regression Testing
4 36 (32.14%) SQL
5 34 (30.36%) Software Engineering
6 33 (29.46%) Test Automation
7 32 (28.57%) Waterfall
8 31 (27.68%) Scrum
8 31 (27.68%) Oracle
9 30 (26.79%) Linux
9 30 (26.79%) Python
9 30 (26.79%) Automation Testing
10 29 (25.89%) Integration Testing
10 29 (25.89%) Manual Testing
10 29 (25.89%) Perl
11 28 (25.00%) SDLC
12 27 (24.11%) XML
12 27 (24.11%) Degree
12 27 (24.11%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (23.21%) Software Testing
13 26 (23.21%) SQL Server
14 25 (22.32%) Finance
14 25 (22.32%) Selenium
14 25 (22.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (20.54%) Functional Testing
15 23 (20.54%) Unix
15 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
15 23 (20.54%) ERP
16 22 (19.64%) HP
16 22 (19.64%) Cucumber

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 10 (8.93%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) FTP
2 9 (8.04%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.93%) DB2
4 6 (5.36%) Big Data
4 6 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (5.36%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.89%) OLTP
6 1 (0.89%) QlikView
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (22.32%) Selenium
2 22 (19.64%) Cucumber
3 7 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.36%) TestDirector
5 5 (4.46%) ClearQuest
5 5 (4.46%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.68%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.79%) JMeter
8 2 (1.79%) Maven
8 2 (1.79%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.79%) Subversion
8 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.79%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (22.32%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Legal
3 10 (8.93%) Banking
4 9 (8.04%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (38.39%) Test Engineer
2 34 (30.36%) Developer
3 20 (17.86%) Integration Engineer
3 20 (17.86%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Test Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) HTML Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Programmer
7 10 (8.93%) Test Leader
8 9 (8.04%) AS400 Developer
8 9 (8.04%) AS400 Programmer
8 9 (8.04%) C# Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Middleware Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Web Developer
10 7 (6.25%) Software Tester
10 7 (6.25%) Tester
11 6 (5.36%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.11%) XML
2 16 (14.29%) HTML
3 12 (10.71%) .NET
4 10 (8.93%) DHTML
4 10 (8.93%) Middleware
5 8 (7.14%) J2EE
6 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.68%) CSS
8 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.79%) CSS3
8 2 (1.79%) jQuery
8 2 (1.79%) WinForms
8 2 (1.79%) WPF
8 2 (1.79%) XSLT
9 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Freedom of Information
2 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.93%) AS400
3 10 (8.93%) iSeries
3 10 (8.93%) W3C
4 7 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.36%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (4.46%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.46%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.93%) Windows
2 30 (26.79%) Linux
3 23 (20.54%) Unix
4 14 (12.50%) Android
5 13 (11.61%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.04%) Regression Testing
3 34 (30.36%) Software Engineering
4 33 (29.46%) Test Automation
5 32 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 31 (27.68%) Scrum
7 30 (26.79%) Automation Testing
8 29 (25.89%) Integration Testing
8 29 (25.89%) Manual Testing
9 28 (25.00%) SDLC
10 27 (24.11%) Cybersecurity
11 26 (23.21%) Software Testing
12 25 (22.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (20.54%) ERP
13 23 (20.54%) Functional Testing
14 22 (19.64%) System Integration Testing
14 22 (19.64%) V-Model
15 21 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (18.75%) Validation
16 20 (17.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.14%) SQL
2 30 (26.79%) Python
3 29 (25.89%) Perl
4 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
5 21 (18.75%) Java
6 17 (15.18%) C#
7 11 (9.82%) VB
8 10 (8.93%) RPG
8 10 (8.93%) RPG III
8 10 (8.93%) RPG IV
9 9 (8.04%) C
9 9 (8.04%) C++
10 5 (4.46%) XAML
11 4 (3.57%) Ruby
12 3 (2.68%) VBA
12 3 (2.68%) VBScript
13 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.79%) PHP
13 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (24.11%) Degree
2 19 (16.96%) ISEB
2 19 (16.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
3 17 (15.18%) DV Cleared
4 15 (13.39%) ISTQB
5 8 (7.14%) PhD
6 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) vSphere
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Oracle
2 22 (19.64%) HP
3 20 (17.86%) Infor
4 10 (8.93%) Green Hat
4 10 (8.93%) IBM
4 10 (8.93%) IFS
4 10 (8.93%) webMethods
5 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.25%) Sybase
7 6 (5.36%) ArcSight
7 6 (5.36%) Blue Coat
7 6 (5.36%) Cisco
7 6 (5.36%) FireEye
7 6 (5.36%) Forcepoint
7 6 (5.36%) Hortonworks
7 6 (5.36%) Juniper
7 6 (5.36%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.46%) Citrix
8 5 (4.46%) VMware
8 5 (4.46%) Xamarin
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