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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 96 103
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 10 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.91% 1.00% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
Median salary £31,250 £22,500 £33,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -32.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £22,500 £33,025
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £29,100 £33,225
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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 950 1131 1150
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.29% 81.13% 84.93%
Number of salaries quoted 774 953 981
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 28 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
South Wales +12 9 £30,000 +33.33%
West Wales -11 1 £32,500 -
System Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) SOAP
5 9 (31.03%) .NET
6 8 (27.59%) C#
6 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
7 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 6 (20.69%) Java
9 5 (17.24%) J2EE
9 5 (17.24%) JUnit
9 5 (17.24%) OO
9 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
9 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
9 5 (17.24%) NetBeans
9 5 (17.24%) Spring
9 5 (17.24%) JSON
9 5 (17.24%) SaaS
9 5 (17.24%) REST
10 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
10 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (13.79%) SDLC
10 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
10 4 (13.79%) Migration
10 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 4 (13.79%) ISEB
10 4 (13.79%) C++

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 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) FTP
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
1 5 (17.24%) JUnit
1 5 (17.24%) NetBeans
2 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Agile Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) AS400 Developer
5 3 (10.34%) RPG Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
1 9 (31.03%) SOAP
2 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
2 5 (17.24%) J2EE
2 5 (17.24%) JSON
2 5 (17.24%) REST
2 5 (17.24%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.90%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) Django
6 1 (3.45%) React
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) AS400
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) iSeries
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) OO
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum
3 4 (13.79%) SDLC
3 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Application Performance Management
5 2 (6.90%) BDD
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) RAD
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.90%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) RPG
5 3 (10.34%) RPG III
5 3 (10.34%) RPG IV
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) ISEB
4 2 (6.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) IFS
3 2 (6.90%) Blue Prism
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Google