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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 170 145 173
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 43 61 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 1.19% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.47% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 38 60 26
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £32,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £52,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -18 14 £29,000 -31.52%
Birmingham -17 9 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Staffordshire - 8 £41,500 - 1
Solihull - 3 £22,500 -
Walsall +5 1 - -
Coventry -26 1 £28,000 -37.77% 4
Shropshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £38,500 - 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (53.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 40 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.91%) ISEB
4 27 (30.68%) Scrum
4 27 (30.68%) Test Automation
5 26 (29.55%) SQL
6 24 (27.27%) UML
7 23 (26.14%) Kanban
8 17 (19.32%) Finance
9 16 (18.18%) QA
9 16 (18.18%) Integration Testing
10 15 (17.05%) HTML
10 15 (17.05%) Project Management
11 14 (15.91%) CRM
12 13 (14.77%) Java
13 12 (13.64%) Software Testing
13 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
14 11 (12.50%) Automation Testing
14 11 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
14 11 (12.50%) Business Analysis
14 11 (12.50%) Windows
14 11 (12.50%) ERP
15 10 (11.36%) Change Management
15 10 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
16 9 (10.23%) HTML5
16 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
17 8 (9.09%) XML
17 8 (9.09%) Manual Testing
18 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.41%) CMS
1 3 (3.41%) GlassFish
1 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.27%) Node.js
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.41%) Magento
2 3 (3.41%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) DTS
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.27%) JasperReports
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.27%) Ingres
4 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) OLAP
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.27%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.14%) Mocha
4 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.14%) NUnit
4 1 (1.14%) WATIR
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (65.91%) Analyst
2 37 (42.05%) Business Analyst
3 23 (26.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 20 (22.73%) Test Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) Tester
6 9 (10.23%) Software Tester
7 7 (7.95%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Junior Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) CRM Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.41%) CRM Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Junior
11 3 (3.41%) Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Hardware Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) HTML
2 9 (10.23%) HTML5
3 8 (9.09%) XML
4 5 (5.68%) CSS
5 4 (4.55%) .NET
6 3 (3.41%) ActiveX
6 3 (3.41%) OLE
6 3 (3.41%) Web Services
6 3 (3.41%) ADO
6 3 (3.41%) ODBC
6 3 (3.41%) DAO
6 3 (3.41%) JSON
7 2 (2.27%) COM
7 2 (2.27%) J2EE
7 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.14%) XHTML
8 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) User Experience
1 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
1 3 (3.41%) CCTV
2 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) UNIX
2 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.27%) Android
2 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 40 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.68%) Scrum
3 27 (30.68%) Test Automation
4 24 (27.27%) UML
5 23 (26.14%) Kanban
6 16 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 15 (17.05%) Project Management
8 14 (15.91%) CRM
9 12 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 11 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 11 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 11 (12.50%) ERP
11 10 (11.36%) Change Management
12 8 (9.09%) Manual Testing
13 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.95%) Business Process Mapping
13 7 (7.95%) Regression Testing
13 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) Java
3 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.55%) VB
5 2 (2.27%) MapBasic
5 2 (2.27%) VBA
5 2 (2.27%) C#
5 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.14%) VBScript
6 1 (1.14%) PHP
6 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) ISEB
2 10 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.68%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) SAP
3 3 (3.41%) ATG
4 2 (2.27%) Sage
4 2 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Pega
5 1 (1.14%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £75,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £60,000-£65,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago