The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 55 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.48% 0.82% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.11% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -23.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £38,000 £47,850
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
382 359 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.93% 73.87% 71.89%
Number of salaries quoted 296 324 313
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram 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 29 July 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 -5 4 £39,750 +32.50%
Preston +4 2 £44,250 +10.62%
Accrington - 1 £33,500 -
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 5 (35.71%) iSeries
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Release Management
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (35.71%) RPG
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) ERP
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) AS400
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Ektron
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) CMS
8 1 (7.14%) Content Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Navision Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) AS400
1 5 (35.71%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) ERP
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) OWASP
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) RPG
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Ektron
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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