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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 169 168 194
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 58 49 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 0.90% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.13% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 22
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +37.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
4837 4352 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.79% 80.12% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3976 3646 3593
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 £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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
Warwickshire -17 15 £29,000 -22.66%
Birmingham -13 13 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Staffordshire - 12 £32,500 -
Coventry -25 3 £53,054 +17.89% 2
Solihull - 3 £22,500 -
Worcestershire -13 1 £38,500 +0.65%
Walsall - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 40 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.84%) ISEB
4 26 (27.37%) SQL
5 22 (23.16%) Scrum
6 20 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 19 (20.00%) Finance
7 19 (20.00%) HTML
7 19 (20.00%) Java
8 17 (17.89%) Integration Testing
9 16 (16.84%) Test Scripting
9 16 (16.84%) UML
9 16 (16.84%) Kanban
10 15 (15.79%) Automation Testing
10 15 (15.79%) XML
10 15 (15.79%) Project Management
10 15 (15.79%) Windows
10 15 (15.79%) Automated Testing
11 13 (13.68%) CRM
11 13 (13.68%) ERP
12 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
12 12 (12.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (11.58%) HTML5
13 11 (11.58%) SAP
13 11 (11.58%) .NET
14 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
14 10 (10.53%) CSS
14 10 (10.53%) Change Management
14 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
14 10 (10.53%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3 (3.16%) CMS
1 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.11%) Node.js
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.16%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.16%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.16%) Magento
3 2 (2.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) OLAP
1 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.11%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) HP UFT
2 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.26%) Ranorex
3 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.21%) Selenium
4 2 (2.11%) AccuRev
4 2 (2.11%) JIRA
5 1 (1.05%) WATIR
5 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.05%) NUnit
5 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.05%) Mocha
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Automotive
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 51 (53.68%) Analyst
2 31 (32.63%) Business Analyst
3 24 (25.26%) Tester
4 18 (18.95%) Test Analyst
5 16 (16.84%) Agile Business Analyst
6 15 (15.79%) Software Tester
7 9 (9.47%) Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Automated Test Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Junior
10 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Systems Tester
12 3 (3.16%) Junior Test Analyst
12 3 (3.16%) Software Test Analyst
12 3 (3.16%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.00%) HTML
2 15 (15.79%) XML
3 11 (11.58%) .NET
3 11 (11.58%) HTML5
4 10 (10.53%) CSS
5 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.32%) jQuery
6 3 (3.16%) Web Services
7 2 (2.11%) J2EE
7 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.05%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.21%) AS400
3 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.16%) User Experience
4 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.11%) CCTV
5 1 (1.05%) Derivative
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) Android
2 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.16%) Scrum
4 20 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 17 (17.89%) Integration Testing
6 16 (16.84%) Test Scripting
6 16 (16.84%) UML
6 16 (16.84%) Kanban
7 15 (15.79%) Automation Testing
7 15 (15.79%) Project Management
7 15 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 13 (13.68%) CRM
8 13 (13.68%) ERP
9 10 (10.53%) Change Management
9 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 10 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 9 (9.47%) Manual Testing
11 8 (8.42%) Release Management
12 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.37%) SQL
2 19 (20.00%) Java
3 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.42%) C#
5 6 (6.32%) VBA
5 6 (6.32%) VB
6 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) ISEB
2 12 (12.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.05%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) SAP
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.16%) ATG
5 2 (2.11%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Sage
6 1 (1.05%) Pega
6 1 (1.05%) Pegasus
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Other benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry
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Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
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