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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 122 126
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 12 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.61% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.88% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 10
Median salary £40,000 £23,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.21% -32.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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 1757 2048 1752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.19% 87.67% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1497 1427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 19 (90.48%) Integration Testing
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) VBScript
3 15 (71.43%) HP UFT
3 15 (71.43%) Selenium
3 15 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 15 (71.43%) Scala
4 14 (66.67%) SDLC
5 10 (47.62%) Finance
6 9 (42.86%) VB
7 8 (38.10%) ISEB
7 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
7 8 (38.10%) BDD
7 8 (38.10%) Test Management
8 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 7 (33.33%) Matrix Management
8 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
8 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 4 (19.05%) SAP
10 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
10 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (14.29%) SAP FI
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (14.29%) Legacy Data Mapping

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 3 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) HP UFT
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Test Automation Manager
1 8 (38.10%) Test Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) EDI
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) Derivative
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Integration Testing
2 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 15 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 14 (66.67%) SDLC
4 8 (38.10%) BDD
4 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Test Management
5 7 (33.33%) Matrix Management
5 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Legacy Data Mapping
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.76%) ERP
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) Scala
2 15 (71.43%) VBScript
3 9 (42.86%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
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