Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 72 95
Rank change year-on-year +9 +23 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 37 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.68% 3.71% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 4.03% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 29
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.46% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,250 £42,625 £48,750
South West median annual salary £42,029 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.17% -3.75% +11.11%

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 923 1,141 1,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.84% 92.02% 92.40%
Number of salaries quoted 636 975 969
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,025
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.60% +2.56%

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 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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 +6 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yeovil - 13 £37,500 -
Bath +27 7 £50,000 +47.06% 1
System Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 22 (59.46%) Test Automation
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) .NET
3 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
4 15 (40.54%) MVC
4 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
5 14 (37.84%) WPF
5 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (35.14%) Web Development
6 13 (35.14%) HTML
6 13 (35.14%) SQL
7 12 (32.43%) XML
8 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (29.73%) LANSA
8 11 (29.73%) Scrum
8 11 (29.73%) XSL
8 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
8 11 (29.73%) C#
8 11 (29.73%) Time Management
8 11 (29.73%) Logistics
9 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
9 10 (27.03%) Technical Leadership
10 9 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (24.32%) Hadoop
11 6 (16.22%) Xamarin
11 6 (16.22%) Thought Leadership

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 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.81%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Software Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Web Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Lead Software Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) .NET Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Java Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
1 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
2 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (37.84%) WPF
3 13 (35.14%) HTML
4 12 (32.43%) XML
5 11 (29.73%) XSL
6 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Test Automation
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) MVC
3 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
4 13 (35.14%) Web Development
5 11 (29.73%) Logistics
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 11 (29.73%) Time Management
6 10 (27.03%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (16.22%) Thought Leadership
9 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.51%) Service Management
9 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (8.11%) Data Science
11 3 (8.11%) SDLC
12 2 (5.41%) Acceptance Criteria
12 2 (5.41%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) LANSA
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Xamarin