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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 154 170 190
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +20
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 63 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.80% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.99% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 57 37 21
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
4733 4342 4305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.47% 80.45% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3874 3606 3659
Average salary £42,500 £42,350 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Staffordshire - 27 £30,250 - 2
Birmingham +3 15 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Coventry -12 7 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Warwickshire -10 5 £28,750 -24.34%
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (43.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (33.94%) SQL
2 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.94%) ISEB
3 25 (22.94%) Java
4 24 (22.02%) HTML
4 24 (22.02%) .NET
5 23 (21.10%) Finance
6 21 (19.27%) SAP
6 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
7 19 (17.43%) Automated Testing
8 17 (15.60%) Test Scripting
9 16 (14.68%) Load Testing
9 16 (14.68%) Integration Testing
9 16 (14.68%) Project Management
9 16 (14.68%) ERP
9 16 (14.68%) CSS
9 16 (14.68%) XML
9 16 (14.68%) Windows
9 16 (14.68%) CRM
9 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
10 15 (13.76%) Automation Testing
11 14 (12.84%) Ranorex
11 14 (12.84%) Scrum
11 14 (12.84%) Requirements Management
12 13 (11.93%) Dynamics CRM
12 13 (11.93%) Migration
12 13 (11.93%) Change Management
12 13 (11.93%) Release Management
13 12 (11.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (2.75%) CMS
1 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
1 3 (2.75%) Node.js
2 1 (0.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) CATIA
3 1 (0.92%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.92%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.50%) SAP ERP
2 6 (5.50%) SAP FI
2 6 (5.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (5.50%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.59%) OLAP
1 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.83%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Ranorex
2 10 (9.17%) HP UFT
3 8 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.50%) Selenium
5 4 (3.67%) JIRA
5 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.83%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.83%) Hudson
6 2 (1.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.92%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.92%) MSI
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Automotive
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) Analyst
2 36 (33.03%) Tester
3 19 (17.43%) Business Analyst
4 18 (16.51%) Software Tester
5 17 (15.60%) Test Analyst
6 13 (11.93%) Systems Tester
7 12 (11.01%) Developer
8 11 (10.09%) Junior
8 11 (10.09%) Project Manager
9 9 (8.26%) Junior Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (5.50%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (5.50%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Junior Project Manager
11 6 (5.50%) Junior Business Analyst
11 6 (5.50%) Automated Test Analyst
12 5 (4.59%) Test Engineer
12 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.59%) Consultant
13 4 (3.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.02%) HTML
1 24 (22.02%) .NET
2 16 (14.68%) CSS
2 16 (14.68%) XML
3 11 (10.09%) HTML5
4 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.42%) jQuery
5 3 (2.75%) Web Services
5 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.83%) J2EE
6 2 (1.83%) EDI
7 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (3.67%) AS400
3 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.83%) Derivative
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Windows
2 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.75%) Android
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.43%) Automated Testing
4 17 (15.60%) Test Scripting
5 16 (14.68%) Load Testing
5 16 (14.68%) Integration Testing
5 16 (14.68%) CRM
5 16 (14.68%) ERP
5 16 (14.68%) Project Management
6 15 (13.76%) Automation Testing
7 14 (12.84%) Scrum
7 14 (12.84%) Requirements Management
8 13 (11.93%) Release Management
8 13 (11.93%) Migration
8 13 (11.93%) Change Management
9 12 (11.01%) SDLC
10 11 (10.09%) Manual Testing
11 10 (9.17%) Software Testing
11 10 (9.17%) Unit Testing
11 10 (9.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.94%) SQL
2 25 (22.94%) Java
3 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.01%) C#
5 9 (8.26%) VB
6 7 (6.42%) VBA
7 2 (1.83%) Python
7 2 (1.83%) Ruby
7 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.83%) C
8 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) ISEB
2 12 (11.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.83%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.92%) Degree
5 1 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) SCCM
1 2 (1.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) SAP
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Pegasus
4 3 (2.75%) ATG
4 3 (2.75%) IBM
5 2 (1.83%) HP
5 2 (1.83%) Dell
5 2 (1.83%) Sage
6 1 (0.92%) Pega
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
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SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 per annum + car + fuel card
Posted: 24 days ago