The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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.

System Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 78 100
Rank change year-on-year -16 +22  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 5 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.60% 2.26% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 2.52% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 5
Median salary £28,250 £44,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.79% +24.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £35,500 £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £48,000 £39,800
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 764 954 922
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.83% 89.83% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 620 605 747
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Gloucestershire

System Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 4 £28,250 -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) DB2
2 7 (58.33%) AS400
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) iSeries
3 6 (50.00%) RPG IV
3 6 (50.00%) RPG III
3 6 (50.00%) FTP
3 6 (50.00%) RPG
3 6 (50.00%) IFS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) French Language
5 2 (16.67%) Italian Language
5 2 (16.67%) Spanish Language
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) French Language
2 2 (16.67%) Italian Language
2 2 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) RPG Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Java Development Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ADO
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) COM+
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) DCOM
1 1 (8.33%) DHTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) MFC
1 1 (8.33%) ODBC
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) AS400
1 7 (58.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) RPG
2 6 (50.00%) RPG III
2 6 (50.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) COBOL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IFS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) SAP