Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 28 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 15 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 11.63% 3.60% 13.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.39% 3.91% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 16
Taunton median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £40,814 £28,200 £32,519
90th Percentile £47,966 £42,050 £48,125
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% - -

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 Taunton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 112 128 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 86.82% 92.09% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82 103 143
Taunton median annual salary £44,765 £41,377 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.19% +4.75% +12.86%
10th Percentile £29,076 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,500 £50,000
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Taunton

System Testing
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Taunton

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Taunton region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (80.00%) WPF
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
5 7 (46.67%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
5 7 (46.67%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (40.00%) Xamarin
7 5 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) Service Management
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Thought Leadership
8 4 (26.67%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (20.00%) Data Science
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 1 (6.67%) Deployment Automation

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Java Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (80.00%) WPF
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (33.33%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) Thought Leadership
8 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Data Science
9 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Xamarin