Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 88 104
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 +43
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 20 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.34% 1.91% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.25% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 30
Wiltshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +14.50% -22.94%
10th Percentile £26,800 £31,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £46,500 £44,500 £36,625
South West median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11% -10.00%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,297 1,376 1,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 87.11% 84.57% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,087 1,192 1,623
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,650 £60,000 £61,100
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Wiltshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Wiltshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Wiltshire

System Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Swindon +2 10 £37,500 +2.74%
Melksham - 7 £32,000 -
System Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (35.00%) JIRA
4 7 (35.00%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (35.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Zephyr
4 7 (35.00%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) MSI
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) CSS

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (35.00%) Zephyr
2 5 (25.00%) MSI
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
2 7 (35.00%) Software Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Leader
5 4 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) jQuery
1 5 (25.00%) RESTful
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
1 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (25.00%) WCF
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
1 5 (25.00%) WinForms
1 5 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) B2B
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft