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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 167 183 182
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 49 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.45% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 46 9 20
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +9 29 £35,000 -46.15% 1
Worcestershire - 7 £25,000 -
Warwickshire -5 4 £32,000 +16.36%
Coventry - 2 £36,250 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 40 (43.01%) SQL
2 39 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 33 (35.48%) QA
4 27 (29.03%) Finance
5 25 (26.88%) Software Testing
6 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (24.73%) Integration Testing
7 21 (22.58%) Degree
8 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
9 17 (18.28%) ISEB
9 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
10 15 (16.13%) CRM
11 14 (15.05%) Manual Testing
11 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
12 13 (13.98%) .NET
12 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.90%) Oracle
13 12 (12.90%) Test Scripting
14 11 (11.83%) HTML
14 11 (11.83%) UNIX
14 11 (11.83%) Windows
15 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
15 10 (10.75%) Project Management
15 10 (10.75%) Business Analysis
15 10 (10.75%) Dynamics CRM
15 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
16 9 (9.68%) SAP
16 9 (9.68%) UML
16 9 (9.68%) Scrum
17 8 (8.60%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (7.53%) GlassFish
2 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) S-PLUS
2 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (7.53%) Servitor
3 4 (4.30%) Magento
4 3 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (2.15%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.15%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (1.08%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (1.08%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.23%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) Firewall
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
2 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.53%) DTS
4 6 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.30%) Ingres
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Retail
2 2 (2.15%) Billing
2 2 (2.15%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (55.91%) Analyst
2 23 (24.73%) Business Analyst
3 19 (20.43%) Test Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Tester
4 9 (9.68%) Software Test Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Architect
5 8 (8.60%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (8.60%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) CRM Architect
5 8 (8.60%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.53%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Quality Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.30%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) HTML
3 7 (7.53%) ODBC
3 7 (7.53%) ActiveX
3 7 (7.53%) ADO
3 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.53%) OLE
3 7 (7.53%) DAO
3 7 (7.53%) JSON
4 4 (4.30%) COM
4 4 (4.30%) J2EE
5 3 (3.23%) XHTML
6 2 (2.15%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.08%) HTML5
7 1 (1.08%) LINQ
7 1 (1.08%) WPF
7 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.30%) CCTV
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) NHS
5 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.15%) SCADA
5 2 (2.15%) Informatics
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Telematics
6 1 (1.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) UNIX
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.15%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (26.88%) Software Testing
3 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (24.73%) Integration Testing
4 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
5 15 (16.13%) CRM
6 14 (15.05%) Manual Testing
7 12 (12.90%) Test Scripting
8 10 (10.75%) Business Analysis
8 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
8 10 (10.75%) Project Management
9 9 (9.68%) Scrum
9 9 (9.68%) UML
10 8 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (8.60%) Kanban
11 7 (7.53%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.45%) ERP
12 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.45%) Test Strategy
13 5 (5.38%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) VB
3 7 (7.53%) PL/SQL
3 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.38%) C++
5 4 (4.30%) C
5 4 (4.30%) VBA
5 4 (4.30%) MapBasic
5 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.23%) C#
6 3 (3.23%) Java
6 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.23%) VBScript
7 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Degree
2 17 (18.28%) ISEB
3 8 (8.60%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.15%) HND
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ACCA
6 1 (1.08%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (35.48%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.15%) vSphere
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.90%) Oracle
3 9 (9.68%) SAP
4 4 (4.30%) ATG
4 4 (4.30%) hybris
5 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 2 (2.15%) Cognos
5 2 (2.15%) Pegasus
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