The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 150 135 167
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 23 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 1.35% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.52% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 28
Median salary £37,500 £33,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.37%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,125 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +2.81%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2994 2890 3335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.32% 88.38% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 2371 2725
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

System Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

System Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan +8 1 £32,500 -
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) ISEB
3 18 (39.13%) SDLC
4 16 (34.78%) SQL
5 14 (30.43%) Retail
5 14 (30.43%) ISTQB
6 13 (28.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (26.09%) Business Analysis
7 12 (26.09%) Use Case
7 12 (26.09%) Project Management
8 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
9 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
9 10 (21.74%) UML
9 10 (21.74%) ERD
9 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
10 8 (17.39%) QA
10 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Windows
10 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle
11 7 (15.22%) JIRA
11 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
12 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (13.04%) .NET
12 6 (13.04%) Finance
12 6 (13.04%) Automation Testing
13 5 (10.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 5 (10.87%) Issue Tracking
13 5 (10.87%) Scrum

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Selenium
3 3 (6.52%) HP UFT
3 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.35%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (30.43%) Retail
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Business Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Tester
5 5 (10.87%) Software Tester
5 5 (10.87%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Retail Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Web Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Software Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (6.52%) CSS
3 3 (6.52%) WCF
4 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) HTML5
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) EDI
5 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Derivative
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) SDLC
3 13 (28.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 12 (26.09%) Project Management
4 12 (26.09%) Use Case
5 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
5 10 (21.74%) ERD
5 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 10 (21.74%) UML
6 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Automation Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.87%) BDD
9 5 (10.87%) Compatibility Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (10.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) PHP
2 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) ISEB
2 14 (30.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Infragistics
2 3 (6.52%) Telerik
3 2 (4.35%) Capita
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) SAP