Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 131 142
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -34
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 8 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.39% 0.98% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.10% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 8
Wales median annual salary £40,750 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.43% +34.62% -5.45%
10th Percentile £23,375 £22,000 £23,425
90th Percentile £48,100 £42,500 £40,325
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1868 2356 2340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.94% 89.07% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1603 2008 1970
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +14 6 £44,000 +25.71%
West Wales - 2 £27,000 -
System Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Fintech
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) JMeter
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) DSDM
4 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe

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 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Heroku
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) NetBeans
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ERP Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) React Native
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) DSDM
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sage