The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 140 165 163
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 58 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 0.74% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.96% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 29
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £28,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -0.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +28 27 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Coventry +19 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Birmingham -12 10 £47,500 -13.63%
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £27,850 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 26 (36.11%) SQL
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
4 17 (23.61%) Oracle
5 15 (20.83%) Java
5 15 (20.83%) Web Services
6 13 (18.06%) PHP
6 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
6 13 (18.06%) .NET
6 13 (18.06%) Python
6 13 (18.06%) Ruby
7 12 (16.67%) Linux
7 12 (16.67%) SOAP
7 12 (16.67%) Degree
7 12 (16.67%) Selenium
7 12 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 12 (16.67%) REST
8 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
8 11 (15.28%) Hudson
8 11 (15.28%) JBehave
8 11 (15.28%) Mathematics
8 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (15.28%) SAP
8 11 (15.28%) MySQL
8 11 (15.28%) Maven
8 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (13.89%) ERP
9 10 (13.89%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.39%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) MySQL
2 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Selenium
1 12 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.28%) Hudson
2 11 (15.28%) JBehave
2 11 (15.28%) Maven
3 5 (6.94%) PVCS
3 5 (6.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (11.11%) Retail
4 5 (6.94%) Electronics
5 4 (5.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Test Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Test Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Web Services
2 13 (18.06%) .NET
3 12 (16.67%) SOAP
3 12 (16.67%) REST
4 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.94%) LINQ
5 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.94%) HTML
5 5 (6.94%) MFC
6 3 (4.17%) J2EE
6 3 (4.17%) XML
7 2 (2.78%) CSS
7 2 (2.78%) Struts
7 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.39%) Grails
8 1 (1.39%) WPF
8 1 (1.39%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Mathematics
2 8 (11.11%) Statistics
3 5 (6.94%) Informatics
3 5 (6.94%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) iSeries
5 1 (1.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.39%) AS400
5 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Linux
2 10 (13.89%) Windows
3 5 (6.94%) UNIX
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
4 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (13.89%) ERP
5 10 (13.89%) Test Scripting
6 9 (12.50%) Change Management
7 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 6 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 5 (6.94%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.94%) Web Development
8 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.94%) MVC
9 4 (5.56%) CRM
9 4 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Time Management
9 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) SQL
2 15 (20.83%) Java
3 13 (18.06%) PHP
3 13 (18.06%) Python
3 13 (18.06%) Ruby
4 9 (12.50%) C
4 9 (12.50%) C#
5 8 (11.11%) VB
6 5 (6.94%) Embedded C
6 5 (6.94%) C++
7 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.17%) RPG
9 2 (2.78%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) CIMA
3 1 (1.39%) ACCA
3 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) SAP
3 10 (13.89%) Pegasus
4 5 (6.94%) Perforce
5 3 (4.17%) TSYS
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) Capita
7 1 (1.39%) Trayport
7 1 (1.39%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Apple
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) JBoss
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