Period
to 20 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 206 217
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 +23
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 40 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.82% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.46% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 34
East Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £38,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% +14.07% -30.41%
10th Percentile £32,950 £28,975 £25,875
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £63,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 4,486 4,791 5,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.76% 90.07% 90.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,685 3,892 4,641
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 August 2018.

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 August 2018. 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
Northamptonshire +6 18 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 9 £55,000 +41.03% 3
Derbyshire - 7 £47,500 - 3
Leicestershire -3 5 £55,000 +113.59% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £35,000 -
System Testing
England

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

1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) C#
2 21 (52.50%) Test Automation
3 18 (45.00%) Scrum
4 15 (37.50%) TDD
4 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 15 (37.50%) Java
4 15 (37.50%) .NET
4 15 (37.50%) BDD
4 15 (37.50%) Coaching
5 14 (35.00%) Selenium
6 13 (32.50%) JIRA
6 13 (32.50%) Cucumber
7 10 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (22.50%) Data Management
8 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (22.50%) Process Improvement
8 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
8 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
8 9 (22.50%) Defect Management
8 9 (22.50%) VersionOne
8 9 (22.50%) TestRail
8 9 (22.50%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Windows
10 7 (17.50%) Ethernet
10 7 (17.50%) Firmware
10 7 (17.50%) Validation

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Selenium
2 13 (32.50%) Cucumber
2 13 (32.50%) JIRA
3 9 (22.50%) TestRail
3 9 (22.50%) VersionOne
4 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 6 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) VHDL Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.00%) Middleware
4 4 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.50%) Embedded Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (17.50%) Verilog
1 7 (17.50%) VHDL
2 6 (15.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
3 4 (10.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Test Automation
3 18 (45.00%) Scrum
4 15 (37.50%) BDD
4 15 (37.50%) Coaching
4 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 15 (37.50%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (22.50%) Data Management
5 9 (22.50%) Defect Management
5 9 (22.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Process Improvement
5 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
6 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (17.50%) Validation
8 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (15.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) C
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) Perl
4 6 (15.00%) PHP
4 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.00%) Python
4 6 (15.00%) Ruby
4 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
1 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Ansible
1 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Cadence
3 1 (2.50%) Sage