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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 62 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% 1.00% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.21% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% +28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
419 414 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.32% 83.13% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 346 332 357
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,875 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Visualfiles
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) RPG

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (25.00%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Navision Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (25.00%) RPG
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) IBM