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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 102 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 5 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.36% 0.99% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.25% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 11
Average salary £33,000 £31,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.60% -5.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
System Testing
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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
1122 801 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.42% 79.23% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 949 668 726
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 2 March 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
South Wales -27 3 £33,000 +20.00% 1
Mid Wales - 2 - -
System Testing
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System Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 7 (43.75%) C
3 7 (43.75%) C++
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Aerospace
4 6 (37.50%) UML
4 6 (37.50%) IEC 61508
4 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (25.00%) Statistics
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
8 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) Military
8 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
8 1 (6.25%) Java

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 6 (37.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Release Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (25.00%) Statistics
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) UML
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C
1 7 (43.75%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) IEC 61508
North Wales
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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