Period
to 20 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 216 225
Rank change year-on-year +41 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 44 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.85% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 26
East Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +18.52% -28.19%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,050 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 4,702 4,937 5,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.02% 88.94% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,940 3,997 4,539
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 June 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 June 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
Nottinghamshire +14 18 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Northamptonshire +4 17 £57,500 +43.75%
Leicestershire +8 3 £55,000 +113.59% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £35,000 -
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Test Automation
2 30 (68.18%) C#
3 27 (61.36%) Java
3 27 (61.36%) Scrum
4 25 (56.82%) BDD
4 25 (56.82%) TDD
5 21 (47.73%) Coaching
6 20 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 20 (45.45%) Windows
6 20 (45.45%) Linux
7 19 (43.18%) OO
7 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
7 19 (43.18%) PHP
7 19 (43.18%) DevOps
8 18 (40.91%) SQL
9 17 (38.64%) Python
9 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (36.36%) PowerShell
10 16 (36.36%) Puppet
10 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
10 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
10 16 (36.36%) Ruby
10 16 (36.36%) Perl
10 16 (36.36%) OOD
10 16 (36.36%) Shell Script
10 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
10 16 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring

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 17 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 10 (22.73%) MySQL
3 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 12 (27.27%) JIRA
2 12 (27.27%) Selenium
3 8 (18.18%) TestRail
3 8 (18.18%) VersionOne
4 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.82%) Subversion
6 2 (4.55%) JMeter
7 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) DBA
5 7 (15.91%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (9.09%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.82%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) Middleware
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.82%) CSS
5 3 (6.82%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) HTML5
5 3 (6.82%) JSON
5 3 (6.82%) LAMP
5 3 (6.82%) PhoneGap
5 3 (6.82%) React
5 3 (6.82%) REST
5 3 (6.82%) RESTful
5 3 (6.82%) Sencha Touch
5 3 (6.82%) SOAP
5 3 (6.82%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.27%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Algorithms
1 16 (36.36%) Data Structures
2 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 7 (15.91%) Replication
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.55%) Fintech
4 2 (4.55%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Linux
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Android
2 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Test Automation
3 27 (61.36%) Scrum
4 25 (56.82%) BDD
4 25 (56.82%) TDD
5 21 (47.73%) Coaching
6 20 (45.45%) Software Testing
7 19 (43.18%) DevOps
7 19 (43.18%) OO
8 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
8 16 (36.36%) OOD
8 16 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (36.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 13 (29.55%) Innovative Thinking
9 13 (29.55%) Open Source
10 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (18.18%) Defect Management
10 8 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) C#
2 27 (61.36%) Java
3 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 19 (43.18%) PHP
4 18 (40.91%) SQL
5 17 (38.64%) Python
6 16 (36.36%) Perl
6 16 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 16 (36.36%) Ruby
6 16 (36.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
1 2 (4.55%) SEPA
2 1 (2.27%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Ansible
1 16 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (36.36%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Sencha
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Cadence
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Misys
4 1 (2.27%) Sage
4 1 (2.27%) SAP