Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 170 174
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 15 44 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 0.93% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.04% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 13
Birmingham median annual salary £30,500 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.15% -5.11%
10th Percentile £26,475 £21,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,075 £53,750 £38,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +34.43% -6.15% -2.99%

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 3443 4234 3452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.20% 89.17% 87.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2696 3093 2902
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -4.49%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (26.67%) SAP FI
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) SAP CO
3 4 (26.67%) General Ledger
3 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Web Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Kanban
3 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (20.00%) SAP CO-PA
4 3 (20.00%) NHS
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP CO
1 4 (26.67%) SAP FI
1 4 (26.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (6.67%) iTrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Change Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) HR Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (26.67%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Kanban
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Web Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) SAP