The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 55 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 22 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.17% 3.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 3.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 0
Median salary £40,000 £41,188 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 633 585 502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 91.34% 88.24% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2046 2343 1769
Median salary £41,377 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,039 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Somerset

System Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Somerset

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Somerset over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Somerset

System Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Taunton -3 11 £38,500 -6.09%
Bath - 4 £50,000 -
System Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 42 (91.30%) Test Automation
2 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (52.17%) Java
3 24 (52.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (47.83%) Hadoop
4 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
6 14 (30.43%) .NET
6 14 (30.43%) Scrum
7 13 (28.26%) Unit Testing
8 12 (26.09%) WPF
8 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 12 (26.09%) MVC
8 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (21.74%) C#
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Xamarin
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
12 5 (10.87%) QA
13 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
13 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
13 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
13 4 (8.70%) C
13 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (6.52%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Java Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Java Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Lead Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Test Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
2 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (26.09%) WPF
3 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.35%) SOAP
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) RIA
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Test Automation
2 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (52.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 14 (30.43%) Scrum
6 13 (28.26%) Unit Testing
7 12 (26.09%) MVC
8 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.70%) BDD
10 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.52%) Data Cleansing
11 3 (6.52%) Data Conversion
11 3 (6.52%) ERP
11 3 (6.52%) Logistics
12 2 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Java
2 10 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) C
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Xamarin