Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 252 236
Rank change year-on-year -24 -16 +1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 41 83 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.75% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.84% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 67
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £33,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.26% +2.31% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,750 £53,750 £41,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8891 9927 9284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.96% 89.40% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7121 7780 7680
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +1 18 £30,500 - 1
Warwickshire +4 8 £42,500 - 1
Coventry +6 5 £32,000 -14.67%
Worcestershire -3 4 £18,000 -52.00% 1
Staffordshire +6 3 £60,000 +34.45%
Solihull -13 1 - - 1
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) .NET
3 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
3 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
4 9 (21.95%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Finance
4 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (19.51%) User Stories
5 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (17.07%) Data Migration
6 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
6 7 (17.07%) SAP CO
6 7 (17.07%) General Ledger
6 7 (17.07%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (17.07%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (17.07%) SAP FI
6 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (17.07%) SAP
6 7 (17.07%) Test Planning
7 6 (14.63%) Windows
8 5 (12.20%) C
8 5 (12.20%) HTML
8 5 (12.20%) JavaScript

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:

Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) SAP CO
1 7 (17.07%) SAP FI
1 7 (17.07%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (7.32%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (2.44%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) General Ledger
3 4 (9.76%) Law
3 4 (9.76%) Legal
3 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.76%) Publishing
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
6 4 (9.76%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) SAP CO Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) SAP FI Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
1 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) iPad
3 3 (7.32%) NHS
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.51%) User Stories
5 7 (17.07%) Data Migration
5 7 (17.07%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
5 7 (17.07%) Test Planning
6 5 (12.20%) Statistics
6 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.76%) Change Management
7 4 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) Kanban
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) C
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB
1 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nessus
1 1 (2.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow