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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 192 159 166
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 35 53 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 1.07% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.30% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 28 51 18
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £41,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
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
4846 4089 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.71% 82.72% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4004 3505 2819
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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
Birmingham -34 10 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Staffordshire +1 9 £41,500 +1.21% 1
Coventry +2 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Worcestershire 0 5 £42,000 +68.00% 1
Warwickshire -19 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (40.32%) SQL
1 25 (40.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (27.42%) Project Management
3 16 (25.81%) Finance
4 15 (24.19%) ERP
5 14 (22.58%) CRM
5 14 (22.58%) SAP
5 14 (22.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.97%) Change Management
6 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.35%) Pegasus
7 12 (19.35%) Business Analysis
7 12 (19.35%) Functional Testing
7 12 (19.35%) Business Process Mapping
8 11 (17.74%) Regression Testing
9 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
9 10 (16.13%) .NET
9 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
9 10 (16.13%) Performance Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Load Testing
10 9 (14.52%) ISTQB
11 8 (12.90%) WFM
11 8 (12.90%) e-Learning
11 8 (12.90%) Integration Testing
11 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
12 7 (11.29%) Migration
12 7 (11.29%) Internet
12 7 (11.29%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (8.06%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (3.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Ranorex
2 6 (9.68%) AccuRev
2 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (4.84%) HP UFT
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Analyst
2 20 (32.26%) Tester
3 10 (16.13%) Software Tester
4 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Manual Tester
5 7 (11.29%) Systems Tester
6 6 (9.68%) Business Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) QA Manager
6 6 (9.68%) QA Test Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Test Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Report Specialist
8 4 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Functional Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) CSS
2 7 (11.29%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) e-Learning
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Life Science
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) FMCG
5 1 (1.61%) iPad
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (27.42%) Project Management
3 15 (24.19%) ERP
4 14 (22.58%) CRM
5 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.97%) Change Management
5 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.35%) Business Analysis
6 12 (19.35%) Business Process Mapping
6 12 (19.35%) Functional Testing
7 11 (17.74%) Regression Testing
8 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
8 10 (16.13%) Performance Testing
9 9 (14.52%) Load Testing
10 8 (12.90%) Integration Testing
10 8 (12.90%) WFM
11 7 (11.29%) Migration
11 7 (11.29%) Requirements Management
11 7 (11.29%) Software Testing
11 7 (11.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.06%) C#
4 4 (6.45%) C
5 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.68%) ISEB
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) SAP
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) Pegasus
3 2 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
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