The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 183 198 176
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 23 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.65% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.74% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 40
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,325 £32,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £58,750 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4215 5160 4202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.68% 88.28% 83.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3376 4232 3511
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

System Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the West Midlands region.

System Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

System Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

System Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +29 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Staffordshire +10 6 £29,250 -39.69%
Birmingham 0 6 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Solihull - 2 £28,750 -
Coventry +8 1 £45,000 +28.57%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (46.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (38.10%) Regression Testing
3 18 (28.57%) Finance
4 17 (26.98%) CRM
4 17 (26.98%) Automated Testing
5 15 (23.81%) SQL
5 15 (23.81%) Project Management
6 14 (22.22%) QA
6 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 14 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 14 (22.22%) SDLC
7 13 (20.63%) ISTQB
7 13 (20.63%) Scrum
7 13 (20.63%) SAP
8 12 (19.05%) Workflow
8 12 (19.05%) Integration Testing
9 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
9 11 (17.46%) ISEB
10 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.87%) .NET
10 10 (15.87%) Unit Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Manual Testing
11 9 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
12 8 (12.70%) User Stories
12 8 (12.70%) Use Case
12 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.94%) SAP CO
2 5 (7.94%) SAP FI
2 5 (7.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.76%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.17%) SSH
2 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.52%) Selenium
3 4 (6.35%) HP UFT
3 4 (6.35%) JIRA
4 3 (4.76%) Zephyr
5 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.59%) JMeter
6 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Law
2 4 (6.35%) Legal
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Analyst
2 20 (31.75%) Test Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Security Specialist
5 5 (7.94%) Software Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Commercial Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.76%) EDI
5 2 (3.17%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
6 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.35%) iPad
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.76%) Derivative
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (46.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (38.10%) Regression Testing
3 17 (26.98%) Automated Testing
3 17 (26.98%) CRM
4 15 (23.81%) Project Management
5 14 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 14 (22.22%) SDLC
5 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 13 (20.63%) Scrum
7 12 (19.05%) Integration Testing
7 12 (19.05%) Workflow
8 10 (15.87%) Manual Testing
8 10 (15.87%) Unit Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
10 8 (12.70%) ERP
10 8 (12.70%) Use Case
10 8 (12.70%) User Stories
11 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (6.35%) Erlang
4 3 (4.76%) Scala
4 3 (4.76%) VB
4 3 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) ISTQB
2 11 (17.46%) ISEB
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) SAP
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Pegasus
4 4 (6.35%) Apple
4 4 (6.35%) MobileIron
5 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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