The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
UK > Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 86 103
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.30% 0.75% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.90% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Wales median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -26.17%  
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,900 £29,675
90th Percentile £27,500 £40,250 £45,825
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 912 1110 1224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.57% 83.77% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3281 3460 3711
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Wales

System Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Wales

System Testing
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Wales - 2 £25,000 -
South Wales +13 1 £24,000 -12.72%
System Testing
UK

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

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) RAD
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.69%) NetBeans
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Software Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) RAD
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle