The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 115 120 100
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.89% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.02% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 23
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1641 2055 1444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.72% 87.22% 82.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1576 1195
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Birmingham

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 13 (54.17%) SDLC
2 12 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) ISEB
4 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 8 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (29.17%) Java
6 7 (29.17%) VBScript
6 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Selenium
6 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Scala
6 7 (29.17%) Process Improvement
7 6 (25.00%) CRM
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) VB
8 5 (20.83%) SAP
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) SAP FI
8 5 (20.83%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (20.83%) SAP CO
8 5 (20.83%) Data Mapping
8 5 (20.83%) Legacy Data Mapping
8 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP CO
1 5 (20.83%) SAP FI
1 5 (20.83%) SAP FI/CO
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 7 (29.17%) Selenium
3 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Commercial Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Commercial Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
6 3 (12.50%) SAP CO Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) SAP FI Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (12.50%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) SDLC
2 12 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Process Improvement
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
5 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) CRM
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (20.83%) Data Mapping
7 5 (20.83%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Legacy Data Mapping
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
1 7 (29.17%) Scala
1 7 (29.17%) VBScript
2 5 (20.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
1 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) HP
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