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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 79 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 25 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.87% 1.27% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.74% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 1
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1007 919 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.15% 72.99% 71.22%
Number of salaries quoted 887 814 620
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 16 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Mid Wales - 7 £40,000 - 1
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (37.21%) ISEB
3 13 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
5 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
5 10 (23.26%) UML
6 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
7 8 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
7 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Degree
8 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
8 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
8 7 (16.28%) C
8 7 (16.28%) C++
8 7 (16.28%) Aerospace
8 7 (16.28%) IEC 61508
9 4 (9.30%) SQL
9 4 (9.30%) QA
10 3 (6.98%) Scrum
10 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
10 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (6.98%) OO
10 3 (6.98%) RUP
10 3 (6.98%) DSDM
10 3 (6.98%) MS Visio

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) RequisitePro
1 3 (6.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (6.98%) Axure RP
1 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.65%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Analyst
2 24 (55.81%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.33%) Testing Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.33%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) XML
1 1 (2.33%) XBRL
1 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) UML
4 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
5 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
5 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Use Case
7 3 (6.98%) User Stories
7 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (6.98%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) RUP
7 3 (6.98%) DSDM
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) C
1 7 (16.28%) C++
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) ISEB
2 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
3 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 8 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) IEC 61508
2 4 (9.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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