The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 76 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.17% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
System Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
690 666 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.51% 75.34% 83.60%
Number of salaries quoted 612 631 681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

System Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Southampton region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
1 13 (100.00%) BDD
2 12 (92.31%) Gherkin
2 12 (92.31%) User Stories
2 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (84.62%) Selenium
4 10 (76.92%) Automation Testing
5 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
5 8 (61.54%) QA
5 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
6 7 (53.85%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (53.85%) Internet
6 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (46.15%) Web Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Test Management
7 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
7 6 (46.15%) Behat
7 6 (46.15%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
7 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
7 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
7 6 (46.15%) Python
7 6 (46.15%) PHP
7 6 (46.15%) Ant
7 6 (46.15%) Web Services
7 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Maven
7 6 (46.15%) JIRA

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
3 6 (46.15%) Maven
3 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) Ant
3 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 6 (46.15%) Behat
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Test Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Gherkin
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
1 13 (100.00%) BDD
2 12 (92.31%) User Stories
2 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Automation Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
4 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) Web Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Test Management
6 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
9 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PHP
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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