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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 194 194 166
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 22 28 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.53% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.60% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 50
Median salary £34,500 £41,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.86% +22.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%

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
4233 4639 4266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.80% 87.18% 85.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3298 3825 3703
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Birmingham +4 6 £52,500 +110.00% 3
Staffordshire -1 6 £29,250 -29.51% 1
Solihull - 4 £24,000 -
Warwickshire +27 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Coventry +10 2 £34,500 -1.42%
Worcestershire -12 1 £37,500 -10.71%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (37.93%) Regression Testing
3 22 (37.93%) Finance
4 17 (29.31%) SQL
5 16 (27.59%) CRM
6 14 (24.14%) SAP
6 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
6 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (24.14%) Functional Testing
7 13 (22.41%) QA
8 12 (20.69%) Workflow
8 12 (20.69%) Project Management
8 12 (20.69%) SDLC
9 11 (18.97%) Automation Testing
9 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
9 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
9 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
10 10 (17.24%) Integration Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Use Case
10 10 (17.24%) Retail
10 10 (17.24%) ISEB
10 10 (17.24%) Scrum
11 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.52%) .NET
11 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
12 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
12 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
12 8 (13.79%) ERP
13 7 (12.07%) ITIL

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 (18.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (10.34%) SAP CO
2 6 (10.34%) SAP FI
2 6 (10.34%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (5.17%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) HTTPS
1 4 (6.90%) SSH
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.34%) JIRA
3 5 (8.62%) Zephyr
4 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.90%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.17%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.17%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) JMeter
6 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Retail
3 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.34%) Publishing
4 5 (8.62%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Analyst
2 24 (41.38%) Test Analyst
3 14 (24.14%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) SAP CO Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) SAP FI Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) SAP Financial Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Software Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Commercial Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Commercial Business Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Information Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Security Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Application Security Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) Web Services
3 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.90%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) EDI
5 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) AS400
5 1 (1.72%) Derivative
5 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (37.93%) Regression Testing
4 16 (27.59%) CRM
5 14 (24.14%) Functional Testing
6 12 (20.69%) Project Management
6 12 (20.69%) SDLC
6 12 (20.69%) Workflow
7 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
7 11 (18.97%) Automation Testing
7 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
8 10 (17.24%) Integration Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Scrum
8 10 (17.24%) Use Case
9 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
10 8 (13.79%) ERP
10 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Agile Testing
11 7 (12.07%) ITIL
11 7 (12.07%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) Erlang
4 2 (3.45%) C
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) Scala
5 1 (1.72%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
2 10 (17.24%) ISEB
3 5 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) SAP
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Pegasus
4 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle
6 2 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Apple
7 1 (1.72%) MobileIron
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