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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 165 164 171
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 43 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.66% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.82% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 19
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,170 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
System Testing
England

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
4108 3295 3588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.39% 80.13% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3442 2623 3040
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Birmingham +14 35 £35,000 - 2
Staffordshire - 4 £41,375 - 1
Worcestershire -8 1 £32,000 +14.90% 2
Coventry -22 1 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -23 1 £37,500 +8.93%
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 48 (55.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.33%) ISEB
3 29 (33.33%) SQL
4 28 (32.18%) QA
5 27 (31.03%) Test Automation
6 24 (27.59%) Scrum
7 23 (26.44%) UML
7 23 (26.44%) Software Testing
8 22 (25.29%) Kanban
9 21 (24.14%) Integration Testing
9 21 (24.14%) Finance
10 16 (18.39%) Relational Database
11 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
11 12 (13.79%) Degree
11 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 10 (11.49%) Test Scripting
12 10 (11.49%) Windows
13 9 (10.34%) HTML
13 9 (10.34%) CRM
14 8 (9.20%) Project Management
14 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
14 8 (9.20%) Manual Testing
14 8 (9.20%) Dynamics CRM
15 7 (8.05%) JSON
15 7 (8.05%) DAO
15 7 (8.05%) GlassFish
15 7 (8.05%) VB
15 7 (8.05%) ActiveX
15 7 (8.05%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (8.05%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.75%) Servitor
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.30%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.15%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.15%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.05%) DTS
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.60%) Ingres
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.75%) Selenium
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.15%) NUnit
4 1 (1.15%) WATIR
4 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.15%) Mocha
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Billing
2 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.15%) Automotive
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (68.97%) Analyst
2 35 (40.23%) Business Analyst
3 22 (25.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 21 (24.14%) Test Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) Software Test Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Tester
7 7 (8.05%) Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Architect
9 4 (4.60%) CRM Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.60%) CRM Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Trainee Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Trainee Web Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Trainee
10 3 (3.45%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) HTML
2 7 (8.05%) ADO
2 7 (8.05%) OLE
2 7 (8.05%) DAO
2 7 (8.05%) JSON
2 7 (8.05%) ODBC
2 7 (8.05%) ActiveX
3 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.75%) .NET
4 4 (4.60%) COM
5 3 (3.45%) XHTML
6 1 (1.15%) J2EE
6 1 (1.15%) WPF
6 1 (1.15%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) CCTV
2 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) UNIX
3 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.30%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.03%) Test Automation
4 24 (27.59%) Scrum
5 23 (26.44%) Software Testing
5 23 (26.44%) UML
6 22 (25.29%) Kanban
7 21 (24.14%) Integration Testing
8 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
9 10 (11.49%) Test Scripting
10 9 (10.34%) CRM
11 8 (9.20%) Project Management
11 8 (9.20%) Manual Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.75%) Automated Testing
14 4 (4.60%) Logistics
14 4 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
14 4 (4.60%) Regression Testing
14 4 (4.60%) GAP Analysis
14 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) VB
3 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.75%) C++
5 4 (4.60%) C
5 4 (4.60%) MapBasic
5 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.45%) VBA
6 3 (3.45%) Java
6 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.45%) VBScript
7 2 (2.30%) C#
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (33.33%) ISEB
2 12 (13.79%) Degree
3 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.30%) HND
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.15%) ACCA
6 1 (1.15%) CIMA
6 1 (1.15%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (32.18%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (2.30%) VMware
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago