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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 73 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.94% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +84.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
693 676 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.05% 74.45% 77.84%
Number of salaries quoted 610 631 637
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
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 22 July 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Gherkin
2 8 (88.89%) User Stories
3 7 (77.78%) Internet
3 7 (77.78%) Regression Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) Ant
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) Maven
4 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 6 (66.67%) Behat
4 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (44.44%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (22.22%) PHP
7 2 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
7 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (22.22%) JIRA
7 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Test Management
7 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (22.22%) Selenium IDE

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Maven
2 6 (66.67%) Ant
2 6 (66.67%) Behat
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Test Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Gherkin
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) User Stories
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Regression Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft