Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 70 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 27 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.85% 3.99% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 4.34% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 33
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% -2.44% -
10th Percentile £38,050 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,321 £42,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% - -3.03%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 862 1,268 1,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.93% 91.88% 92.80%
Number of salaries quoted 674 1,038 1,063
Somerset median annual salary £42,750 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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
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 6 months to 14 November 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
Taunton +9 21 £42,029 +9.17% 4
Bath +27 2 £42,500 +25.00%
Yeovil - 2 £45,000 - 1
System Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Somerset region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 25 (92.59%) Test Automation
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (77.78%) .NET
3 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 20 (74.07%) MVC
5 19 (70.37%) WPF
5 19 (70.37%) Visual Studio Team System
5 19 (70.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (55.56%) C#
7 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
8 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
8 11 (40.74%) Xamarin
9 9 (33.33%) Scrum
9 9 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
10 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
11 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
11 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (25.93%) Service Management
12 6 (22.22%) Java
12 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
12 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
13 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
13 4 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
14 3 (11.11%) Data Science
14 3 (11.11%) People Management
14 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
14 3 (11.11%) Big Data

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:

Cloud Services
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (70.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Lead Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Lead .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Lead Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Lead Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.41%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
1 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (70.37%) WPF
3 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Test Automation
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (74.07%) MVC
4 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) Scrum
6 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (25.93%) Service Management
8 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (11.11%) Data Science
8 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.11%) People Management
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
9 2 (7.41%) ETL
9 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Xamarin