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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 194 223 212
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 57 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.44% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.51% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 21
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +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
4940 5324 4959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.29% 86.13% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4097 4354 4118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Gloucestershire +31 31 £47,500 +19.49% 2
Wiltshire -1 9 £43,000 +7.50%
Bristol -5 9 £31,500 -27.16%
Dorset +13 4 £45,000 +10.76%
Somerset - 2 £37,750 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 58 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.13%) Regression Testing
3 38 (31.93%) Windows
4 36 (30.25%) SQL
4 36 (30.25%) Test Automation
5 34 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (27.73%) Software Engineering
6 33 (27.73%) Software Testing
6 33 (27.73%) XML
7 32 (26.89%) Oracle
8 31 (26.05%) Finance
8 31 (26.05%) Waterfall
8 31 (26.05%) SDLC
9 30 (25.21%) Automation Testing
9 30 (25.21%) Functional Testing
9 30 (25.21%) Integration Testing
10 29 (24.37%) Degree
10 29 (24.37%) HP
11 28 (23.53%) Scrum
12 27 (22.69%) ISEB
12 27 (22.69%) Python
12 27 (22.69%) Linux
12 27 (22.69%) Perl
12 27 (22.69%) QA
12 27 (22.69%) Manual Testing
13 26 (21.85%) Unix
14 25 (21.01%) ERP
14 25 (21.01%) Cybersecurity
15 24 (20.17%) V-Model
15 24 (20.17%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Temenos T24
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.40%) FTP
3 7 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.97%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.72%) OLTP
4 7 (5.88%) DB2
5 6 (5.04%) Big Data
5 6 (5.04%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (5.04%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.84%) QlikView
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (19.33%) Selenium
2 20 (16.81%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.04%) TestDirector
5 5 (4.20%) ClearQuest
5 5 (4.20%) Subversion
6 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.36%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.52%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.68%) JMeter
8 2 (1.68%) Maven
8 2 (1.68%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (26.05%) Finance
2 17 (14.29%) Banking
2 17 (14.29%) Legal
3 9 (7.56%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.72%) Financial Institution
5 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (37.82%) Test Engineer
2 37 (31.09%) Developer
3 18 (15.13%) Integration Engineer
3 18 (15.13%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) Analyst
5 13 (10.92%) C# Developer
5 13 (10.92%) Test Leader
6 12 (10.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (8.40%) HTML Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Test Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Web Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Integration Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Middleware Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Applications Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) C# Application Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Tester
10 7 (5.88%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.73%) XML
2 17 (14.29%) HTML
2 17 (14.29%) Middleware
3 16 (13.45%) .NET
4 11 (9.24%) DHTML
5 8 (6.72%) J2EE
6 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.52%) XSLT
8 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.68%) CSS
8 2 (1.68%) CSS3
8 2 (1.68%) jQuery
8 2 (1.68%) WinForms
8 2 (1.68%) WPF
9 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.84%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 11 (9.24%) W3C
3 10 (8.40%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.88%) AS400
4 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 7 (5.88%) iSeries
5 6 (5.04%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.04%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.36%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.93%) Windows
2 27 (22.69%) Linux
3 26 (21.85%) Unix
4 15 (12.61%) Android
4 15 (12.61%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 7 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.13%) Regression Testing
3 36 (30.25%) Test Automation
4 34 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 33 (27.73%) Software Engineering
5 33 (27.73%) Software Testing
6 31 (26.05%) SDLC
6 31 (26.05%) Waterfall
7 30 (25.21%) Automation Testing
7 30 (25.21%) Functional Testing
7 30 (25.21%) Integration Testing
8 28 (23.53%) Scrum
9 27 (22.69%) Manual Testing
10 25 (21.01%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (21.01%) ERP
11 24 (20.17%) V-Model
12 23 (19.33%) Validation
13 21 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
14 19 (15.97%) Test Management
14 19 (15.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.25%) SQL
2 27 (22.69%) Perl
2 27 (22.69%) Python
3 24 (20.17%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.33%) Java
5 21 (17.65%) C#
6 12 (10.08%) VB
7 9 (7.56%) C++
8 8 (6.72%) C
9 7 (5.88%) RPG
9 7 (5.88%) RPG III
9 7 (5.88%) RPG IV
9 7 (5.88%) XAML
10 5 (4.20%) XPath
11 4 (3.36%) Ruby
11 4 (3.36%) VBA
11 4 (3.36%) VBScript
12 3 (2.52%) PHP
13 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (24.37%) Degree
2 27 (22.69%) ISEB
3 22 (18.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (16.81%) ISTQB
5 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
6 17 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 8 (6.72%) PhD
8 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (22.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) vSphere
2 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (26.89%) Oracle
2 29 (24.37%) HP
3 18 (15.13%) Infor
4 17 (14.29%) Green Hat
4 17 (14.29%) IBM
4 17 (14.29%) webMethods
5 7 (5.88%) IFS
5 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.88%) Sybase
5 7 (5.88%) Xamarin
6 6 (5.04%) ArcSight
6 6 (5.04%) Blue Coat
6 6 (5.04%) Cisco
6 6 (5.04%) FireEye
6 6 (5.04%) Forcepoint
6 6 (5.04%) Hortonworks
6 6 (5.04%) Juniper
6 6 (5.04%) Palo Alto
7 5 (4.20%) Citrix
7 5 (4.20%) VMware
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