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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 76 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 11 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.29% 0.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 0
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
691 621 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.29% 75.64% 85.88%
Number of salaries quoted 610 592 683
Average salary £40,325 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.53% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) BDD
2 14 (93.33%) Gherkin
2 14 (93.33%) User Stories
2 14 (93.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (86.67%) Selenium
4 12 (80.00%) Automation Testing
5 10 (66.67%) QA
6 9 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (53.33%) LoadRunner
7 8 (53.33%) Python
7 8 (53.33%) PHP
7 8 (53.33%) JIRA
7 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
7 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (53.33%) Selenium IDE
7 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
7 8 (53.33%) Web Testing
7 8 (53.33%) Test Management
7 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
7 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
8 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
8 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
8 7 (46.67%) SaaS
8 7 (46.67%) Internet
9 6 (40.00%) Ant
9 6 (40.00%) Web Services

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (46.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (53.33%) LoadRunner
3 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
3 8 (53.33%) JIRA
3 8 (53.33%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
5 6 (40.00%) Behat
5 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (40.00%) Maven
5 6 (40.00%) Ant
6 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Test Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Gherkin
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 15 (100.00%) BDD
2 14 (93.33%) User Stories
2 14 (93.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (80.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
4 8 (53.33%) Web Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Test Management
4 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
8 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft