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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 190 169 188
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 39 52 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.96% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.11% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 48 34
Median salary £29,000 £31,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.20% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £41,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5008 4697 4707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.86% 86.87% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3938 3873 3950
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 -7 17 £27,500 -12.00% 1
Solihull - 3 £24,000 - 1
Warwickshire 0 2 £29,000 +0.86%
Coventry -5 2 £37,500 -14.28%
Staffordshire -24 2 £60,000 +105.12% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £70,000 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 55 (54.46%) Finance
2 48 (47.52%) SQL
3 29 (28.71%) Oracle
4 26 (25.74%) Integration Testing
5 24 (23.76%) Oracle Financials
6 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (18.81%) Regression Testing
7 19 (18.81%) SAP
8 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
8 17 (16.83%) Retail
8 17 (16.83%) Degree
8 17 (16.83%) QA
9 15 (14.85%) Oracle EBS R12
9 15 (14.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (14.85%) ERP
9 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
9 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
9 15 (14.85%) Oracle 11i
9 15 (14.85%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (13.86%) SAP FI
10 14 (13.86%) Manufacturing
10 14 (13.86%) SAP FI/CO
10 14 (13.86%) .NET
10 14 (13.86%) Functional Testing
10 14 (13.86%) SAP CO
10 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
10 14 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (13.86%) Unit Testing
11 13 (12.87%) Legacy Data Mapping
11 13 (12.87%) Test Scripting

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 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (23.76%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (14.85%) Oracle 11i
2 15 (14.85%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (14.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (13.86%) SAP CO
3 14 (13.86%) SAP FI
3 14 (13.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (9.90%) Oracle Assets
4 10 (9.90%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (9.90%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (9.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (4.95%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) HTTP
1 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) Internet
3 2 (1.98%) BGP
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.98%) Firewall
3 2 (1.98%) HSRP
3 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.98%) NX-OS
3 2 (1.98%) OSPF
3 2 (1.98%) SSH
3 2 (1.98%) VLAN
3 2 (1.98%) VPN
4 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) Oracle Discoverer
2 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.99%) OLAP
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Selenium
2 9 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.95%) JIRA
4 4 (3.96%) Zephyr
5 3 (2.97%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.98%) Serena SBM
6 2 (1.98%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.98%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.99%) SilkTest
General
1 55 (54.46%) Finance
2 17 (16.83%) Retail
3 14 (13.86%) Manufacturing
4 13 (12.87%) General Ledger
4 13 (12.87%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Automotive
5 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (42.57%) Analyst
2 24 (23.76%) Consultant
3 22 (21.78%) Test Analyst
4 19 (18.81%) Business Analyst
5 15 (14.85%) Oracle Analyst
6 14 (13.86%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 13 (12.87%) SAP CO Consultant
7 13 (12.87%) SAP Consultant
7 13 (12.87%) SAP FI Consultant
7 13 (12.87%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 11 (10.89%) SAP Financial Consultant
9 9 (8.91%) Functional Consultant
9 9 (8.91%) Oracle Consultant
9 9 (8.91%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 9 (8.91%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
9 9 (8.91%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 8 (7.92%) Software Analyst
10 8 (7.92%) Software Test Analyst
11 7 (6.93%) Developer
11 7 (6.93%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) .NET
2 12 (11.88%) HTML
3 7 (6.93%) Web Services
4 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.95%) XML
6 2 (1.98%) COM+
6 2 (1.98%) CSS
7 1 (0.99%) EDI
7 1 (0.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.90%) User Experience
3 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.98%) AS400
8 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.96%) Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Unix
4 2 (1.98%) CentOS
4 2 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Integration Testing
2 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.81%) Regression Testing
4 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
5 15 (14.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (14.85%) ERP
6 14 (13.86%) Functional Testing
6 14 (13.86%) Unit Testing
6 14 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (12.87%) Automated Testing
7 13 (12.87%) Automation Testing
7 13 (12.87%) Data Mapping
7 13 (12.87%) GAP Analysis
7 13 (12.87%) Legacy Data Mapping
7 13 (12.87%) Test Automation
7 13 (12.87%) Test Scripting
8 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (11.88%) Manual Testing
8 12 (11.88%) SDLC
9 9 (8.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) SQL
2 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.87%) PL/SQL
4 9 (8.91%) C
5 8 (7.92%) C#
6 5 (4.95%) Java
7 3 (2.97%) COBOL
7 3 (2.97%) VB
8 2 (1.98%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
2 9 (8.91%) ISEB
3 8 (7.92%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.97%) OCA
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.98%) CCNP
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.98%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.98%) VCP5
6 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.83%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (28.71%) Oracle
2 19 (18.81%) SAP
3 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.96%) Pegasus
5 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco
5 2 (1.98%) Dell
5 2 (1.98%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (1.98%) HP
5 2 (1.98%) Juniper
5 2 (1.98%) NetApp
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.98%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) EMC
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
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