The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 144 166 161
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 40 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.63% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 11
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3170 3324 2918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.29% 79.12% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2877 2566
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
System Testing
North West

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 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
Stockport - 6 £31,500 -
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
Salford - 1 - - 1
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
4 20 (30.30%) .NET
5 19 (28.79%) C#
5 19 (28.79%) Windows
5 19 (28.79%) SharePoint
5 19 (28.79%) Eclipse
5 19 (28.79%) Law
5 19 (28.79%) Legal
5 19 (28.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (28.79%) Visualfiles
6 16 (24.24%) Web Testing
6 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (24.24%) ISEB
6 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
6 16 (24.24%) HTML
6 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
7 14 (21.21%) Software Testing
8 12 (18.18%) Selenium
8 12 (18.18%) Automation Testing
9 11 (16.67%) QA
9 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
11 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
11 9 (13.64%) Finance
11 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
11 9 (13.64%) Degree
11 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (10.61%) Test Strategy

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 19 (28.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (28.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Eclipse
2 12 (18.18%) Selenium
3 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (10.61%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.06%) Hudson
5 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.03%) TestPartner
7 1 (1.52%) JIRA
7 1 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (28.79%) Law
1 19 (28.79%) Legal
2 9 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) Tester
3 20 (30.30%) Software Tester
4 19 (28.79%) Case Management Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Analyst
6 11 (16.67%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Business Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Implementation Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) SAP Team Leader
10 1 (1.52%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.52%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (1.52%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.30%) .NET
2 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
2 16 (24.24%) HTML
3 7 (10.61%) SOAP
4 4 (6.06%) Web Services
5 3 (4.55%) XML
5 3 (4.55%) NHibernate
5 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.55%) JSON
5 3 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.06%) Replication
2 4 (6.06%) Statistics
3 2 (3.03%) Informatics
3 2 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) Web Testing
3 14 (21.21%) Software Testing
4 12 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
6 7 (10.61%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.58%) Test Management
8 4 (6.06%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (6.06%) TDD
8 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.06%) BDD
8 4 (6.06%) Change Control
9 3 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (4.55%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 19 (28.79%) C#
3 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) ISEB
2 9 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) HNC
3 2 (3.03%) HND
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (3.03%) SAP
2 2 (3.03%) Compuware
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
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