The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 84 100
Rank change year-on-year +13 +16  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.14% 0.62% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.72% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Median salary £24,000 £26,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.43% -10.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 642 966 1070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.04% 85.64% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 550 844 906
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

System Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for System Testing in South Wales

System Testing
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £24,000 -
System Testing
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) RAD
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 1 (9.09%) CircleCI
6 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) GitHub
6 1 (9.09%) Android Development
6 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) User Experience
6 1 (9.09%) People Management

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
1 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) CircleCI
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Software Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Django
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) React
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) RAD
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft