Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 217 227
Rank change year-on-year +23 +10 -8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 19 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.45% 0.31% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.34% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 34
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +26.58% +17.91%
10th Percentile £29,300 £31,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £45,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +8.42%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,906 4,683 5,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 93.20% 91.23% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,846 3,937 4,437
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,900
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the East Midlands

System Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for System Testing in the East Midlands

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for System Testing in the East Midlands

System Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 12 £48,750 -
Northamptonshire +4 3 £36,000 -24.21%
Nottinghamshire +16 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Leicestershire - 2 £55,000 -
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (52.63%) Ethernet
2 10 (52.63%) Firmware
2 10 (52.63%) Validation
2 10 (52.63%) VHDL
2 10 (52.63%) Verilog
2 10 (52.63%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) C
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.79%) Selenium
6 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (10.53%) RESTful
7 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) FPGA Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) VHDL Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Test Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior VHDL Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (5.26%) NumPy
2 1 (5.26%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (52.63%) Embedded Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (52.63%) Verilog
1 10 (52.63%) VHDL
2 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (52.63%) Validation
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) R
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Firmware
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kibana
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cadence
2 1 (5.26%) IBM