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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 187 179 159
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 55 43 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.81% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.96% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 60
Median salary £43,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £28,350 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £41,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.75%
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
5339 4489 4339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.71% 85.05% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4148 3735 3627
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,308 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 10 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Coventry +10 6 £48,500 +73.21%
Warwickshire -15 6 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Staffordshire -4 5 £42,000 +1.20% 1
Shropshire -9 5 £55,000 -
Solihull +15 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Worcestershire -4 3 £40,000 +3.89% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 41 (43.16%) Finance
2 39 (41.05%) SQL
3 27 (28.42%) Integration Testing
4 25 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (25.26%) Regression Testing
5 24 (25.26%) Oracle
5 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
6 21 (22.11%) Mentoring
7 20 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 20 (21.05%) Oracle Financials
8 19 (20.00%) QA
8 19 (20.00%) Degree
9 18 (18.95%) Dynamics AX
9 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (18.95%) Defect Management
9 18 (18.95%) Functional Testing
10 17 (17.89%) Test Planning
10 17 (17.89%) Unit Testing
10 17 (17.89%) Time Management
11 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
12 15 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
12 15 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
12 15 (15.79%) Oracle 11i
12 15 (15.79%) C
13 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling
13 14 (14.74%) SDLC
13 14 (14.74%) Automated Testing
14 13 (13.68%) MS Excel

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 5 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.37%) MS Office
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Oracle Financials
2 18 (18.95%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (15.79%) Oracle 11i
3 15 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (4.21%) SAP CO
6 4 (4.21%) SAP FI
6 4 (4.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) BGP
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.11%) Firewall
2 2 (2.11%) HSRP
2 2 (2.11%) NX-OS
2 2 (2.11%) OSPF
2 2 (2.11%) VLAN
2 2 (2.11%) VPN
2 2 (2.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.16%) Serena SBM
2 3 (3.16%) TestDirector
2 3 (3.16%) WinRunner
3 2 (2.11%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 41 (43.16%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.16%) Publishing
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.05%) Automotive
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Analyst
2 20 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 15 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) Oracle Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) QA Manager
3 15 (15.79%) QA Test Manager
4 13 (13.68%) Test Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Financial Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Oracle Financials Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Project Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Test Leader
9 6 (6.32%) Tester
10 5 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 5 (5.26%) Report Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) .NET
2 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.16%) CSS
3 3 (3.16%) HTML
3 3 (3.16%) XML
4 2 (2.11%) COM+
4 2 (2.11%) Web Services
5 1 (1.05%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Derivative
6 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) Unix
3 1 (1.05%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) CentOS
3 1 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Integration Testing
2 25 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (25.26%) Regression Testing
4 21 (22.11%) Mentoring
5 20 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 18 (18.95%) Defect Management
6 18 (18.95%) Functional Testing
7 17 (17.89%) Test Planning
7 17 (17.89%) Time Management
7 17 (17.89%) Unit Testing
8 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.74%) Automated Testing
9 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling
9 14 (14.74%) SDLC
10 12 (12.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (11.58%) Coaching
12 10 (10.53%) Manual Testing
12 10 (10.53%) Software Testing
13 9 (9.47%) ERP
13 9 (9.47%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.05%) SQL
2 15 (15.79%) C
3 11 (11.58%) PL/SQL
4 10 (10.53%) C#
5 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.16%) COBOL
7 2 (2.11%) Progress 4GL
7 2 (2.11%) VB
8 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Degree
2 12 (12.63%) ISEB
3 8 (8.42%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (4.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.16%) OCA
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.11%) CCNP
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.11%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.05%) VCP5
9 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.16%) SLA
3 2 (2.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Firmware
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
1 24 (25.26%) Oracle
2 5 (5.26%) HP
2 5 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco
3 2 (2.11%) Juniper
3 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.05%) Dell
4 1 (1.05%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (1.05%) EMC
4 1 (1.05%) NetApp
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.05%) VMware
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