Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the 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 > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 325 290
Rank change year-on-year +17 -35 -4
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 83 67 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.57% 0.44% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.49% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 81
Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,200 £28,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £62,500
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 Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,201 13,799 16,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.23% 89.86% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10,466 11,258 13,407
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £63,750
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 Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the Midlands

System Testing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for System Testing in the Midlands

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for System Testing in the Midlands

System Testing
Job Locations in the 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 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
East Midlands +41 44 £55,000 +37.50% 6
West Midlands +12 39 £38,250 -4.38% 10
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 Midlands region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 40 (48.19%) Test Automation
2 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (42.17%) Scrum
4 32 (38.55%) C#
5 30 (36.14%) Software Testing
6 28 (33.73%) BDD
7 27 (32.53%) Java
8 25 (30.12%) TDD
9 23 (27.71%) Coaching
10 22 (26.51%) SQL
11 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
11 20 (24.10%) Windows
11 20 (24.10%) Linux
11 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (22.89%) DevOps
12 19 (22.89%) Jenkins
12 19 (22.89%) OO
12 19 (22.89%) PHP
13 18 (21.69%) Configuration Management
13 18 (21.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (20.48%) .NET
14 17 (20.48%) Python
14 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
15 16 (19.28%) OOD
15 16 (19.28%) Perl
15 16 (19.28%) Shell Script
15 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
15 16 (19.28%) Ruby
15 16 (19.28%) Puppet

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SAP CO
1 5 (6.02%) SAP FI
1 5 (6.02%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (6.02%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.20%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.82%) SaaS
4 2 (2.41%) Office 365
5 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
1 1 (1.20%) H.323
1 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.20%) LAN
1 1 (1.20%) Network Security
1 1 (1.20%) SS7
1 1 (1.20%) SSH
1 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.05%) MySQL
3 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.43%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.20%) Big Data
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Jenkins
2 15 (18.07%) Cucumber
2 15 (18.07%) Selenium
3 12 (14.46%) JIRA
4 8 (9.64%) TestRail
4 8 (9.64%) VersionOne
5 5 (6.02%) CruiseControl
6 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.61%) Subversion
7 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.41%) JMeter
8 2 (2.41%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.20%) Calabash
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Retail
3 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.02%) Automotive
4 5 (6.02%) General Ledger
4 5 (6.02%) Publishing
5 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Developer
2 13 (15.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Tester
5 9 (10.84%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Consultant
6 7 (8.43%) DBA
6 7 (8.43%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (6.02%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.02%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) SAP FI Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) Middleware
3 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.82%) CSS
5 4 (4.82%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.82%) HTML
5 4 (4.82%) React
5 4 (4.82%) XML
6 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.61%) HTML5
6 3 (3.61%) JSON
6 3 (3.61%) LAMP
6 3 (3.61%) PhoneGap
6 3 (3.61%) REST
6 3 (3.61%) RESTful
6 3 (3.61%) Sencha Touch
6 3 (3.61%) SOAP
6 3 (3.61%) Web Services
7 1 (1.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Algorithms
1 16 (19.28%) Data Structures
2 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.64%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (8.43%) Clustering
4 7 (8.43%) Replication
5 5 (6.02%) Infotainment
6 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.41%) CMDB
7 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.41%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.41%) Fintech
7 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.41%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.20%) SCADA
8 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Linux
1 20 (24.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Android
2 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) Test Automation
2 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (42.17%) Scrum
4 30 (36.14%) Software Testing
5 28 (33.73%) BDD
6 25 (30.12%) TDD
7 23 (27.71%) Coaching
8 19 (22.89%) DevOps
8 19 (22.89%) OO
9 18 (21.69%) Configuration Management
9 18 (21.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
11 16 (19.28%) OOD
11 16 (19.28%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (19.28%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 14 (16.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (15.66%) Innovative Thinking
13 13 (15.66%) Open Source
14 12 (14.46%) Integration Testing
14 12 (14.46%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) C#
2 27 (32.53%) Java
3 22 (26.51%) SQL
4 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
5 19 (22.89%) PHP
6 17 (20.48%) Python
7 16 (19.28%) Perl
7 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
7 16 (19.28%) Ruby
7 16 (19.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
1 8 (9.64%) ISEB
1 8 (9.64%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SEPA
3 1 (1.20%) GCP
3 1 (1.20%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (19.28%) Ansible
1 16 (19.28%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (19.28%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) SAP
4 3 (3.61%) Sencha
5 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.41%) BMC
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) Cadence
6 1 (1.20%) Misys
6 1 (1.20%) Sage
6 1 (1.20%) Siebel