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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 82 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 20 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.56% 0.30% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.36% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Average salary £27,000 £29,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.47% -21.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,700 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £32,300 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
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
1015 1104 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.99% 82.39% 83.44%
Number of salaries quoted 878 947 746
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,051 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 12 £29,000 -1.69%
West Wales - 8 £27,000 -
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) jQuery
1 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (28.00%) WinForms
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Intranet
3 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) MySQL
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Retail
3 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (24.00%) Kanban
4 5 (20.00%) Volume Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) Relational Database

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) Drupal
2 2 (8.00%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) OLAP
2 3 (12.00%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Toad
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
2 14 (56.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (36.00%) Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Junior
5 6 (24.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Business Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior PHP Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Programmer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) jQuery
2 7 (28.00%) WinForms
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Kanban
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Volume Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Rally