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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 177 174 173
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 64 58 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.02% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.19% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 48
Median salary £31,750 £33,625 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.57% -20.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
5414 4879 4508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.78% 85.84% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4197 4017 3779
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -3 18 £23,500 -32.85% 3
Solihull +15 6 £25,000 +11.11%
Coventry +11 5 £46,000 -12.84% 1
Warwickshire -5 5 £45,000 +55.17%
Shropshire - 5 £55,000 - 1
Worcestershire +12 4 £42,500 +10.38%
Staffordshire -20 2 £42,000 +20.00%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 56 (47.86%) Finance
2 49 (41.88%) SQL
3 35 (29.91%) Integration Testing
4 32 (27.35%) Oracle
5 28 (23.93%) Regression Testing
6 27 (23.08%) Oracle Financials
6 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 25 (21.37%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (19.66%) QA
9 22 (18.80%) Degree
9 22 (18.80%) Functional Testing
9 22 (18.80%) Mentoring
10 21 (17.95%) Unit Testing
11 20 (17.09%) Performance Testing
11 20 (17.09%) Defect Management
12 19 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
13 18 (15.38%) Test Planning
13 18 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
13 18 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
13 18 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
13 18 (15.38%) Data Modelling
14 17 (14.53%) Time Management
14 17 (14.53%) Automated Testing
15 16 (13.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (13.68%) C
16 15 (12.82%) PL/SQL
16 15 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (12.82%) Computer Science

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 5 (4.27%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (23.08%) Oracle Financials
2 18 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (10.26%) Oracle Assets
3 12 (10.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (10.26%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (10.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (7.69%) SAP CO
4 9 (7.69%) SAP FI
4 9 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (3.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) HTTP
1 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.27%) Internet
3 2 (1.71%) BGP
3 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.71%) Firewall
3 2 (1.71%) HSRP
3 2 (1.71%) NX-OS
3 2 (1.71%) OSPF
3 2 (1.71%) VLAN
3 2 (1.71%) VPN
3 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) OLAP
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) HP UFT
1 7 (5.98%) Selenium
2 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.42%) Serena SBM
3 4 (3.42%) TestDirector
3 4 (3.42%) WinRunner
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.71%) JIRA
5 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.85%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.85%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (47.86%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Retail
3 8 (6.84%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.84%) Publishing
4 7 (5.98%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (33.33%) Analyst
2 20 (17.09%) Consultant
2 20 (17.09%) Test Manager
3 18 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 18 (15.38%) Oracle Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Test Analyst
5 15 (12.82%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 15 (12.82%) QA Manager
5 15 (12.82%) QA Test Manager
6 9 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
6 9 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 9 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
6 9 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 8 (6.84%) SAP CO Consultant
7 8 (6.84%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (6.84%) SAP FI Consultant
7 8 (6.84%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 8 (6.84%) Software Tester
7 8 (6.84%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.26%) .NET
2 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.84%) HTML
4 5 (4.27%) Web Services
4 5 (4.27%) XML
5 2 (1.71%) COM+
5 2 (1.71%) CSS
5 2 (1.71%) EDI
6 1 (0.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.98%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.13%) User Experience
5 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) AS400
7 1 (0.85%) Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (2.56%) Linux
2 3 (2.56%) Unix
3 2 (1.71%) CentOS
3 2 (1.71%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) Integration Testing
2 28 (23.93%) Regression Testing
3 25 (21.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (18.80%) Functional Testing
4 22 (18.80%) Mentoring
5 21 (17.95%) Unit Testing
6 20 (17.09%) Defect Management
6 20 (17.09%) Performance Testing
7 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 18 (15.38%) Test Planning
9 17 (14.53%) Automated Testing
9 17 (14.53%) Time Management
10 16 (13.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (11.97%) Manual Testing
11 14 (11.97%) SDLC
12 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (11.11%) Coaching
12 13 (11.11%) ERP
13 11 (9.40%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.88%) SQL
2 16 (13.68%) C
3 15 (12.82%) PL/SQL
4 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.40%) C#
6 3 (2.56%) COBOL
6 3 (2.56%) VB
7 2 (1.71%) Java
7 2 (1.71%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.85%) Python
8 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) Degree
2 13 (11.11%) ISEB
3 8 (6.84%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.56%) OCA
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.71%) CCNP
7 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.71%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.71%) VCP5
7 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.42%) SLA
3 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.71%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Firmware
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Nagios
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Oracle
2 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.55%) SAP
4 6 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco
5 2 (1.71%) Dell
5 2 (1.71%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (1.71%) Juniper
5 2 (1.71%) NetApp
5 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.71%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) EMC
6 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 43k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago