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

System Testing
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 63 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.65% 1.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £31,250 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 257 525 470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 83.71% 87.06% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 229 457 384
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

System Testing
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Suffolk

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

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

Salary histogram for System Testing in Suffolk

System Testing
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Ipswich +31 2 £31,250 -10.71%
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle