Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 274 231 224
Rank change year-on-year -43 -7 -12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 51 118 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.95% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.08% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 92
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £27,625 £21,700 £26,375
90th Percentile £51,700 £62,500 £50,275
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 8983 10936 9694
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.26% 88.31% 86.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7433 8602 7982
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.61% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £26,017 £24,750 £24,775
90th Percentile £61,250 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the West Midlands

System Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for System Testing in the West Midlands

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in the West Midlands

System Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Birmingham +20 25 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Warwickshire +25 8 £38,750 -3.13% 2
Coventry +4 6 £37,500 -3.85%
Staffordshire +14 5 £28,000 -33.73%
Solihull -12 3 £30,000 +20.00%
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 25 (49.02%) Test Automation
2 22 (43.14%) Integration Testing
3 21 (41.18%) Java
4 20 (39.22%) Selenium
5 18 (35.29%) Finance
6 16 (31.37%) SDLC
7 15 (29.41%) Scala
7 15 (29.41%) VBScript
7 15 (29.41%) HP UFT
7 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
9 12 (23.53%) ISEB
9 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
9 12 (23.53%) Test Scripting
10 11 (21.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (19.61%) QA
11 10 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
12 9 (17.65%) VB
13 8 (15.69%) SQL
13 8 (15.69%) User Stories
13 8 (15.69%) Test Management
13 8 (15.69%) BDD
14 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (13.73%) Process Improvement
14 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
14 7 (13.73%) Matrix Management
14 7 (13.73%) HTML
15 6 (11.76%) Project Management

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (3.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.96%) InDesign
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 3 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Selenium
2 15 (29.41%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
3 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.92%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Law
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Test Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Test Manager
4 8 (15.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Test Automation Manager
5 7 (13.73%) Consultant
6 6 (11.76%) Tester
7 4 (7.84%) Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Software Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) EDI
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.88%) iPad
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.92%) Derivative
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.96%) Blog
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.96%) New Media
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Test Automation
2 22 (43.14%) Integration Testing
3 16 (31.37%) SDLC
4 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
6 10 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (15.69%) BDD
7 8 (15.69%) Test Management
7 8 (15.69%) User Stories
8 7 (13.73%) Matrix Management
8 7 (13.73%) Process Improvement
8 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Scrum
11 3 (5.88%) Change Management
11 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) Scala
2 15 (29.41%) VBScript
3 9 (17.65%) VB
4 8 (15.69%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) Erlang
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
2 12 (23.53%) ISEB
3 11 (21.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Apple
3 3 (5.88%) MobileIron
4 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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