The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 98 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 1.23% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.49% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 9
Average salary £37,250 £31,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.25% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £25,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,450 £46,600 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
System Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1113 1072 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.51% 82.33% 74.40%
Number of salaries quoted 920 916 800
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

System Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Wales region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Wales

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Wales

System Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 2 - -
South Wales -12 1 £29,500 +2.60%
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) IEC 61508
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Nintex
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Release Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos
1 1 (11.11%) Nintex