Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 168 180
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 -41
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 11 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.29% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.64% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 8
Birmingham median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £40,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £29,150 £55,250 £47,250
West Midlands median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -4.38% -4.76% +20.00%

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 3,422 3,430 4,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.91% 91.17% 88.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,419 2,715 3,099
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,200 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (72.73%) SAP
1 8 (72.73%) SAP FI
1 8 (72.73%) GAP Analysis
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
1 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
1 8 (72.73%) Publishing
1 8 (72.73%) SAP CO
1 8 (72.73%) Retail
1 8 (72.73%) General Ledger
1 8 (72.73%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Data Migration
1 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (72.73%) Accounts Payable
1 8 (72.73%) Accounts Receivable
1 8 (72.73%) Self-Motivation
1 8 (72.73%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (45.45%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (72.73%) SAP CO
1 8 (72.73%) SAP FI
1 8 (72.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (45.45%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
1 8 (72.73%) General Ledger
1 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
1 8 (72.73%) Publishing
1 8 (72.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Consultant
1 8 (72.73%) SAP CO Consultant
1 8 (72.73%) SAP Consultant
1 8 (72.73%) SAP FI Consultant
1 8 (72.73%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (72.73%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Accounts Payable
1 8 (72.73%) Accounts Receivable
1 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (72.73%) Data Migration
1 8 (72.73%) GAP Analysis
1 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Siebel