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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 97 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.64% 1.93% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 2.49% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 14
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,350 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £43,300 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
1151 1045 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.81% 77.75% 75.43%
Number of salaries quoted 941 914 859
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -16 3 £27,750 +0.90%
West Wales - 3 - -
Mid Wales +3 2 - - 1
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) BMC
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) CMDB
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Release Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CMDB
1 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Release Management
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) BMC
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Nintex