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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 170 138 172
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +34
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 43 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 1.15% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.43% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 31
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,450 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £51,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.80%
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
4308 3922 3893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.99% 80.63% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3590 3257 3252
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Birmingham -4 16 £35,000 -26.31%
Warwickshire -23 9 £29,000 -31.76% 2
Staffordshire - 9 £41,500 - 1
Solihull - 2 £22,500 - 1
Coventry -25 1 £28,000 -37.77% 3
Shropshire - 1 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 50 (51.02%) User Acceptance Testing
2 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (33.67%) ISEB
4 32 (32.65%) SQL
5 29 (29.59%) Test Automation
6 27 (27.55%) Scrum
7 25 (25.51%) UML
8 24 (24.49%) Kanban
9 22 (22.45%) Finance
10 21 (21.43%) Integration Testing
10 21 (21.43%) QA
11 17 (17.35%) Software Testing
12 15 (15.31%) Relational Database
12 15 (15.31%) HTML
12 15 (15.31%) Windows
13 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 13 (13.27%) CRM
14 13 (13.27%) Project Management
15 12 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
15 12 (12.24%) Test Scripting
16 10 (10.20%) Java
16 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
16 10 (10.20%) Degree
17 9 (9.18%) Business Analysis
17 9 (9.18%) Manual Testing
17 9 (9.18%) ERP
18 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
18 8 (8.16%) Regression Testing
18 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
19 7 (7.14%) DAO

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.04%) Node.js
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.08%) Scribe Insight
3 3 (3.06%) Magento
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.02%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.02%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) Firewall
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.14%) DTS
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.08%) Ingres
5 4 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.04%) JasperReports
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) OLAP
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.08%) Selenium
3 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.04%) JIRA
4 2 (2.04%) AccuRev
4 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.02%) Mocha
5 1 (1.02%) WATIR
5 1 (1.02%) NUnit
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Billing
3 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (65.31%) Analyst
2 36 (36.73%) Business Analyst
3 26 (26.53%) Test Analyst
4 24 (24.49%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) Tester
6 10 (10.20%) Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Applications Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.10%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Junior
9 4 (4.08%) Architect
9 4 (4.08%) CRM Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.08%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) HTML
2 7 (7.14%) ADO
2 7 (7.14%) OLE
2 7 (7.14%) DAO
2 7 (7.14%) JSON
2 7 (7.14%) ODBC
2 7 (7.14%) ActiveX
3 6 (6.12%) HTML5
4 5 (5.10%) CSS
4 5 (5.10%) XML
5 4 (4.08%) COM
5 4 (4.08%) .NET
6 3 (3.06%) XHTML
7 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.04%) Web Services
8 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.08%) User Experience
2 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.06%) CCTV
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Android
2 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.08%) UNIX
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.04%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) User Acceptance Testing
2 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.59%) Test Automation
4 27 (27.55%) Scrum
5 25 (25.51%) UML
6 24 (24.49%) Kanban
7 21 (21.43%) Integration Testing
8 17 (17.35%) Software Testing
9 13 (13.27%) CRM
9 13 (13.27%) Project Management
10 12 (12.24%) Test Scripting
11 9 (9.18%) Manual Testing
11 9 (9.18%) ERP
11 9 (9.18%) Business Analysis
12 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
12 8 (8.16%) Regression Testing
13 7 (7.14%) Change Management
13 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.14%) Automation Testing
13 7 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.65%) SQL
2 10 (10.20%) Java
2 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.14%) VB
4 5 (5.10%) C++
5 4 (4.08%) VBA
5 4 (4.08%) MapBasic
5 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.06%) VBScript
6 3 (3.06%) C
7 2 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (33.67%) ISEB
2 10 (10.20%) Degree
3 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.02%) ACCA
6 1 (1.02%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.04%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.10%) SAP
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle
3 3 (3.06%) ATG
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
4 2 (2.04%) Sage
4 2 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) Pegasus
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leamington Spa
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago