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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 207 193 180
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 29 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.56% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.69% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 32
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
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
4771 4797 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.26% 81.78% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3993 3683
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -10 11 £42,500 -19.04%
Gloucestershire -8 9 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Dorset - 3 £41,250 - 4
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (49.12%) C#
2 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (38.60%) Unit Testing
4 20 (35.09%) .NET
5 19 (33.33%) Windows
6 17 (29.82%) TDD
7 16 (28.07%) XAML
7 16 (28.07%) Degree
7 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
7 16 (28.07%) SQL
7 16 (28.07%) MVVM
7 16 (28.07%) Windows 8
7 16 (28.07%) Xamarin
7 16 (28.07%) Windows Phone
8 13 (22.81%) Pair Programming
8 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
9 11 (19.30%) OO
10 10 (17.54%) Apple iOS
10 10 (17.54%) Android
10 10 (17.54%) Android Development
10 10 (17.54%) iOS Development
11 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
11 9 (15.79%) OOD
11 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (14.04%) Games
12 8 (14.04%) QA
12 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
12 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
12 8 (14.04%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Agresso
2 1 (1.75%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (14.04%) Games
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Billing
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Software Developer
3 15 (26.32%) Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Architect
7 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Systems Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Systems Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.28%) HTML
4 5 (8.77%) .NET Compact Framework
5 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.02%) CSS
6 3 (5.26%) Web Services
6 3 (5.26%) XML
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Flex
7 2 (3.51%) jQuery
8 1 (1.75%) Middleware
8 1 (1.75%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) SOAP
8 1 (1.75%) Flash
8 1 (1.75%) XHTML
8 1 (1.75%) LAMP
8 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.75%) Spring
8 1 (1.75%) JSF
8 1 (1.75%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Xbox
1 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) EMV
4 1 (1.75%) Social Network
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) IPTV
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.75%) iPhone
4 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Windows 8
2 16 (28.07%) Windows Phone
3 10 (17.54%) Apple iOS
3 10 (17.54%) Android
4 3 (5.26%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) Unit Testing
3 17 (29.82%) TDD
4 16 (28.07%) MVVM
5 13 (22.81%) Pair Programming
5 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
6 11 (19.30%) OO
7 10 (17.54%) Android Development
7 10 (17.54%) iOS Development
8 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (15.79%) OOD
8 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
9 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.28%) Test Management
10 7 (12.28%) Software Delivery
11 5 (8.77%) Scrum
11 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
11 5 (8.77%) People Management
12 4 (7.02%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) XAML
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.51%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
1 16 (28.07%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.51%) Cognos
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.75%) Google
3 1 (1.75%) Facebook
3 1 (1.75%) Twitter
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