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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 73 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 26 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.98% 1.36% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.82% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 2
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
951 989 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 72.60% 74.70% 70.62%
Number of salaries quoted 834 884 640
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,625
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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
(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 -4 17 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Mid Wales - 9 - - 1
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) ISEB
3 13 (30.23%) UML
4 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
4 11 (25.58%) Degree
4 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing
5 10 (23.26%) IEC 61508
5 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
5 10 (23.26%) Aerospace
5 10 (23.26%) C
5 10 (23.26%) C++
6 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
6 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
6 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
6 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (9.30%) QA
9 3 (6.98%) Use Case
9 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
9 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (6.98%) Axure RP
9 3 (6.98%) User Stories
9 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (6.98%) Axure RP
1 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (6.98%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
2 1 (2.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Analyst
2 22 (51.16%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.33%) Testing Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.33%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) UML
2 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
2 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
4 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
4 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
5 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Use Case
6 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) User Stories
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (6.98%) OO
6 3 (6.98%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) C
1 10 (23.26%) C++
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) ISEB
2 11 (25.58%) Degree
3 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) IEC 61508
2 4 (9.30%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle
1 1 (2.33%) IBM
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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