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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 79 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% 0.58% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.70% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
624 712 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.25% 82.50% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 507 638 647
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 5 (62.50%) Feature Driven Development
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) Data Management
3 5 (62.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) QA Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Test Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Feature Driven Development
3 5 (62.50%) Data Management
3 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 5 (62.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP