The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 78 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 18 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.48% 1.58% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.16% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 9
Average salary £26,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.63% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £25,710
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,100 £35,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
970 928 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.57% 73.42% 69.91%
Number of salaries quoted 820 816 698
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,453
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
System Testing
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 17 £26,000 -24.63% 3
North Wales - 1 £40,000 -
System Testing
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System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (36.00%) ISEB
4 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) .NET
8 3 (12.00%) C#
8 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (12.00%) Legal
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 2 (8.00%) XPath
9 2 (8.00%) Degree
9 2 (8.00%) QA
9 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.00%) ClearQuest
9 2 (8.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) IBM
9 2 (8.00%) XSLT
9 2 (8.00%) JSP
9 2 (8.00%) HTML
9 2 (8.00%) Java

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP PS
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI-AP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) ClearQuest
1 2 (8.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (4.00%) Hudson
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) XML
1 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
2 2 (8.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) XBRL
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) XPath
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago