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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 188 193 191
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 39 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.48% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.56% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 38
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £38,150
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -10.62%
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
4953 4430 4913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.72% 85.57% 85.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3839 3721 4330
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +4 15 £30,500 - 1
Staffordshire -18 7 £44,625 +27.50% 2
Solihull - 7 £24,000 -
Coventry +3 3 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Warwickshire - 2 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £37,000 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 45 (47.87%) Finance
2 31 (32.98%) SQL
2 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (28.72%) Regression Testing
4 25 (26.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (24.47%) SAP
6 20 (21.28%) Integration Testing
7 19 (20.21%) Retail
8 18 (19.15%) Test Scripting
8 18 (19.15%) QA
8 18 (19.15%) Functional Testing
9 17 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (18.09%) Automation Testing
9 17 (18.09%) CRM
10 16 (17.02%) Automated Testing
10 16 (17.02%) ISTQB
11 15 (15.96%) Manufacturing
11 15 (15.96%) Workflow
11 15 (15.96%) SDLC
11 15 (15.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (14.89%) Manual Testing
12 14 (14.89%) Data Mapping
12 14 (14.89%) Legacy Data Mapping
12 14 (14.89%) Publishing
12 14 (14.89%) SAP FI/CO
12 14 (14.89%) SAP CO
12 14 (14.89%) GAP Analysis
12 14 (14.89%) SAP FI
13 13 (13.83%) ISEB
13 13 (13.83%) Oracle Financials

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 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (14.89%) SAP CO
1 14 (14.89%) SAP FI
1 14 (14.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (13.83%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (3.19%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) HTTP
1 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.26%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.26%) SSH
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.64%) Selenium
3 8 (8.51%) JIRA
4 6 (6.38%) Zephyr
5 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.26%) HP UFT
5 4 (4.26%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.06%) JMeter
7 1 (1.06%) Serena SBM
7 1 (1.06%) SilkTest
7 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.06%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.06%) WinRunner
General
1 45 (47.87%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Retail
3 15 (15.96%) Manufacturing
4 14 (14.89%) Publishing
5 13 (13.83%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (60.64%) Analyst
2 34 (36.17%) Test Analyst
3 20 (21.28%) Business Analyst
4 19 (20.21%) Consultant
5 14 (14.89%) SAP CO Consultant
5 14 (14.89%) SAP Consultant
5 14 (14.89%) SAP FI Consultant
5 14 (14.89%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 12 (12.77%) SAP Financial Consultant
7 9 (9.57%) Oracle Analyst
7 9 (9.57%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) Software Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) Software Test Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Software Tester
9 7 (7.45%) Tester
10 6 (6.38%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Commercial Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) HTML
2 10 (10.64%) .NET
3 9 (9.57%) Web Services
4 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.26%) XML
5 1 (1.06%) CSS
5 1 (1.06%) EDI
5 1 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) User Experience
2 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) AS400
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.06%) Derivative
7 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.32%) Linux
4 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Regression Testing
3 25 (26.60%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (21.28%) Integration Testing
5 18 (19.15%) Functional Testing
5 18 (19.15%) Test Scripting
6 17 (18.09%) Automation Testing
6 17 (18.09%) CRM
7 16 (17.02%) Automated Testing
8 15 (15.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (15.96%) SDLC
8 15 (15.96%) Workflow
9 14 (14.89%) Data Mapping
9 14 (14.89%) GAP Analysis
9 14 (14.89%) Legacy Data Mapping
9 14 (14.89%) Manual Testing
10 13 (13.83%) ERP
10 13 (13.83%) Scrum
10 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
10 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.98%) SQL
2 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.45%) Java
4 5 (5.32%) C
5 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.13%) Erlang
7 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) ISTQB
2 13 (13.83%) ISEB
3 11 (11.70%) Degree
4 6 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) VCP5
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.15%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) SAP
2 13 (13.83%) Oracle
3 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.32%) Pegasus
5 4 (4.26%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.19%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) Dell
7 1 (1.06%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.06%) NetApp
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.06%) VMware
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 46k per year
Posted: 10 days ago