The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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
South West / Dorset
Rank - 76 84
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 0 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.26% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.40% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
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 Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 320 644 718
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 85.33% 90.20% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 286 466 614
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

System Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Dorset