The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 43 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.59% - 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% - 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £22,500 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -2.50%
System Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 164 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 78.09% 69.79% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 166 135 157
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Worcestershire region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Worcestershire

System Testing
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Redditch - 2 £22,500 -
System Testing
West Midlands

System Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (33.33%) CCTV
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) CCTV
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft