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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 89 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.33% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.80%
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
754 773 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.41% 83.03% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 595 672 609
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Feature Driven Development
2 6 (85.71%) Data Management
2 6 (85.71%) Validation
2 6 (85.71%) SAP
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) QA Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Testing Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Test Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Validation
2 6 (85.71%) Feature Driven Development
2 6 (85.71%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago