Period
to 26 September 2018

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 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 176 185
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -14
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 10 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.73% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 17
Birmingham median annual salary £34,750 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.13% +45.45% -19.71%
10th Percentile £26,600 £26,750 £21,550
90th Percentile £49,375 £55,250 £58,100
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +31.15% -6.15%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,423 3,559 4,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.58% 91.87% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,434 2,858 3,194
Birmingham median annual salary £46,308 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.91% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Birmingham over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Publishing
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (20.00%) SAP CO
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

System Testing
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (20.00%) SAP FSCM
1 2 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Power BI
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Sling
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) JPA
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (20.00%) Accounts Payable
3 2 (20.00%) Accounts Receivable
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft