Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 202 205
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 +47
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 43 17 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.34% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.38% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 52
East Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.14% -6.33% -12.22%
10th Percentile £33,175 £31,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £52,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 4,332 4,530 5,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.80% 90.35% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,462 3,765 4,638
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,125 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 - 18 £57,500 -
Derbyshire - 14 £47,500 - 4
Leicestershire 0 7 £55,000 +120.00%
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £32,500 -16.67%
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Test Automation
3 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
4 16 (37.21%) Selenium
5 15 (34.88%) JIRA
5 15 (34.88%) C#
5 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
6 14 (32.56%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (32.56%) Ethernet
6 14 (32.56%) .NET
6 14 (32.56%) Firmware
6 14 (32.56%) Validation
6 14 (32.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 14 (32.56%) VHDL
6 14 (32.56%) Verilog
7 13 (30.23%) Scrum
8 11 (25.58%) SQL
9 10 (23.26%) C
9 10 (23.26%) Java
9 10 (23.26%) TDD
9 10 (23.26%) Coaching
9 10 (23.26%) BDD
10 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
10 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (20.93%) Process Improvement
10 9 (20.93%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (20.93%) VersionOne
10 9 (20.93%) Defect Management

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 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Selenium
2 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
2 15 (34.88%) JIRA
3 9 (20.93%) TestRail
3 9 (20.93%) VersionOne
4 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) VHDL Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Hardware Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Automation Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.30%) FPGA Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior VHDL Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.95%) RESTful
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (32.56%) Embedded Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 14 (32.56%) Verilog
1 14 (32.56%) VHDL
2 6 (13.95%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Test Automation
3 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
4 14 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (32.56%) Validation
5 13 (30.23%) Scrum
6 10 (23.26%) BDD
6 10 (23.26%) Coaching
6 10 (23.26%) TDD
7 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.93%) Data Management
7 9 (20.93%) Defect Management
7 9 (20.93%) Exploratory Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Process Improvement
7 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
8 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) C
3 10 (23.26%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
2 5 (11.63%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Cadence