The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 63 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.62% 1.95% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 2.44% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -2.50%
System Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
402 451 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.40% 79.82% 74.28%
Number of salaries quoted 331 407 327
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Lancashire

System Testing
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley -3 2 £41,000 +36.66%
Accrington - 1 £33,500 -
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Release Management
3 5 (41.67%) iSeries
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) RPG
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) ERP
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) AS400
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) C
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (25.00%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) CMS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) CSS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Navision Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) AS400
1 5 (41.67%) iSeries
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Release Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) RPG
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Ektron