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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 124 143 176
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +33
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 54 40 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.61% 1.01% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.22% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 18
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
2893 3288 3518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.02% 82.70% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2402 2681 3052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
Stockport +7 8 £37,000 +17.46% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 5 £32,500 -
Salford +9 4 £50,000 -
Wigan +8 2 £27,500 -26.66%
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 68 (68.00%) SQL
2 58 (58.00%) .NET
3 49 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (43.00%) TDD
5 40 (40.00%) Automation Testing
6 37 (37.00%) BDD
6 37 (37.00%) ISEB
7 36 (36.00%) SpecFlow
7 36 (36.00%) SoapUI
7 36 (36.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 33 (33.00%) Hudson
8 33 (33.00%) Jenkins
8 33 (33.00%) TeamCity
9 31 (31.00%) QA
9 31 (31.00%) Web Services
9 31 (31.00%) Automated Testing
10 28 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (26.00%) SOAP
12 23 (23.00%) Regression Testing
13 21 (21.00%) Windows
14 20 (20.00%) MVC
15 19 (19.00%) SDLC
16 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
16 18 (18.00%) JavaScript
17 17 (17.00%) C#
17 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET
17 17 (17.00%) API Testing
17 17 (17.00%) Selenium
18 16 (16.00%) Manual Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (7.00%) Apache
2 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.00%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.00%) SAS
5 2 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Visualfiles
2 4 (4.00%) Magento
3 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) Internet
2 8 (8.00%) Intranet
3 1 (1.00%) VoIP
3 1 (1.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.00%) MySQL
3 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.00%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 36 (36.00%) SoapUI
1 36 (36.00%) SpecFlow
2 33 (33.00%) Jenkins
2 33 (33.00%) Hudson
2 33 (33.00%) TeamCity
3 17 (17.00%) Selenium
4 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.00%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.00%) Bugzilla
6 5 (5.00%) Subversion
6 5 (5.00%) JIRA
6 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.00%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.00%) TestDirector
9 1 (1.00%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (7.00%) Legal
2 6 (6.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Law
3 5 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (29.00%) Developer
1 29 (29.00%) Analyst
1 29 (29.00%) Test Analyst
2 28 (28.00%) Tester
3 16 (16.00%) Technical Tester
4 10 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.00%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (58.00%) .NET
2 31 (31.00%) Web Services
3 26 (26.00%) SOAP
4 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (16.00%) REST
6 15 (15.00%) WCF
7 12 (12.00%) HTML
8 11 (11.00%) CSS
9 10 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (8.00%) HTML5
10 8 (8.00%) Entity Framework
10 8 (8.00%) LINQ
11 7 (7.00%) CodeIgniter
11 7 (7.00%) RESTful
11 7 (7.00%) Symfony
11 7 (7.00%) LAMP
12 6 (6.00%) jQuery
13 5 (5.00%) J2EE
14 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Replication
2 5 (5.00%) Interactive TV
3 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Statistics
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) Windows
2 11 (11.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.00%) TDD
3 40 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 37 (37.00%) BDD
5 36 (36.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 31 (31.00%) Automated Testing
7 28 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (23.00%) Regression Testing
10 20 (20.00%) MVC
11 19 (19.00%) SDLC
12 17 (17.00%) API Testing
13 16 (16.00%) Manual Testing
14 12 (12.00%) Unit Testing
15 9 (9.00%) Web Development
16 8 (8.00%) Software Testing
17 7 (7.00%) Integration Testing
17 7 (7.00%) Time Management
17 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
18 6 (6.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 68 (68.00%) SQL
2 18 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.00%) C#
4 11 (11.00%) PHP
5 6 (6.00%) Java
6 4 (4.00%) Perl
6 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (37.00%) ISEB
2 14 (14.00%) Degree
3 8 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle
2 8 (8.00%) SAP
3 4 (4.00%) IBM
3 4 (4.00%) Zend
4 1 (1.00%) Aquila
4 1 (1.00%) DataFlux
4 1 (1.00%) Trillium
4 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheshire, South Manchester
Red Cow Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago