The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 84 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.10% 0.25% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.31% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.82%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
796 635 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.92% 78.01% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 686 581 732
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
System Testing
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Behat
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Behat
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle