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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 176 170 181
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 61 61 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 1.04% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.19% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 26 54 43
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -23.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5244 5109 4475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.94% 87.05% 83.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4099 4157 3719
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,495
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 25 £27,250 -17.42% 2
Solihull +19 5 £22,500 -
Worcestershire +15 5 £45,000 +16.88%
Warwickshire -6 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 - - 2
Staffordshire -18 2 £42,000 +37.70%
Coventry -3 1 £36,500 -30.47% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (56.30%) Finance
2 54 (45.38%) SQL
3 36 (30.25%) Oracle
3 36 (30.25%) Integration Testing
4 31 (26.05%) Oracle Financials
5 25 (21.01%) Regression Testing
6 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
6 24 (20.17%) Degree
7 23 (19.33%) Data Modelling
8 22 (18.49%) Oracle EBS
8 22 (18.49%) Oracle 11i
8 22 (18.49%) Oracle EBS R12
9 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (17.65%) QA
10 20 (16.81%) Unit Testing
10 20 (16.81%) Mentoring
11 19 (15.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (15.97%) Computer Science
12 18 (15.13%) Defect Management
12 18 (15.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (15.13%) Functional Testing
13 17 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 16 (13.45%) C
15 15 (12.61%) PL/SQL
15 15 (12.61%) SAP
15 15 (12.61%) Test Planning
15 15 (12.61%) Dynamics AX
16 14 (11.76%) Performance Testing
16 14 (11.76%) Manual Testing

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 4 (3.36%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.56%) MS Office
3 4 (3.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (26.05%) Oracle Financials
2 22 (18.49%) Oracle 11i
2 22 (18.49%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (18.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (12.61%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (10.92%) SAP CO
4 13 (10.92%) SAP FI
4 13 (10.92%) SAP FI/CO
5 12 (10.08%) Oracle Assets
5 12 (10.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (10.08%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (10.08%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) HTTP
1 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.20%) Internet
3 2 (1.68%) BGP
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.68%) HSRP
3 2 (1.68%) NX-OS
3 2 (1.68%) OSPF
3 2 (1.68%) VLAN
3 2 (1.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.84%) OLAP
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Selenium
2 8 (6.72%) HP UFT
3 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.36%) Serena SBM
4 4 (3.36%) TestDirector
4 4 (3.36%) WinRunner
5 3 (2.52%) JIRA
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.84%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.84%) Zephyr
General
1 67 (56.30%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Retail
3 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
4 12 (10.08%) Publishing
5 11 (9.24%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.68%) Automotive
6 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.84%) Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Electronics
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (38.66%) Analyst
2 23 (19.33%) Consultant
3 22 (18.49%) Business Analyst
3 22 (18.49%) Oracle Analyst
4 21 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 19 (15.97%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 17 (14.29%) Test Manager
7 12 (10.08%) QA Manager
7 12 (10.08%) QA Test Manager
7 12 (10.08%) SAP CO Consultant
7 12 (10.08%) SAP Consultant
7 12 (10.08%) SAP FI Consultant
7 12 (10.08%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 9 (7.56%) Functional Consultant
8 9 (7.56%) Oracle Consultant
8 9 (7.56%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 9 (7.56%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
8 9 (7.56%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 8 (6.72%) Financial Analyst
9 8 (6.72%) SAP Financial Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) .NET
2 11 (9.24%) HTML
3 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.20%) Web Services
4 5 (4.20%) XML
5 2 (1.68%) COM+
5 2 (1.68%) CSS
5 2 (1.68%) EDI
6 1 (0.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.08%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (7.56%) User Experience
5 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.68%) AS400
7 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.84%) Derivative
8 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.40%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Unix
3 2 (1.68%) CentOS
3 2 (1.68%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (1.68%) Linux
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.25%) Integration Testing
2 25 (21.01%) Regression Testing
3 23 (19.33%) Data Modelling
4 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.81%) Mentoring
5 20 (16.81%) Unit Testing
6 19 (15.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (15.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (15.13%) Defect Management
7 18 (15.13%) Functional Testing
8 15 (12.61%) Test Planning
9 14 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 14 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (11.76%) Coaching
9 14 (11.76%) ERP
9 14 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 14 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 14 (11.76%) SDLC
10 13 (10.92%) Test Automation
11 12 (10.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.38%) SQL
2 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.45%) C
4 15 (12.61%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.24%) C#
6 3 (2.52%) COBOL
6 3 (2.52%) Java
6 3 (2.52%) VB
7 2 (1.68%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Degree
2 14 (11.76%) ISEB
3 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (4.20%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.52%) OCA
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.68%) CCNP
8 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.68%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.68%) VCP5
8 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.65%) QA
2 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (30.25%) Oracle
2 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.61%) SAP
4 6 (5.04%) HP
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco
5 2 (1.68%) Dell
5 2 (1.68%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (1.68%) Juniper
5 2 (1.68%) NetApp
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.68%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.68%) VMware
6 1 (0.84%) EMC
6 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
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