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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 152 155 182
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 28 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 0.69% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.87% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 4
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -6.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £51,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
3444 2976 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.79% 78.52% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2824 2547 2682
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Altrincham - 3 £40,000 -
Wigan - 2 £27,250 - 1
Salford - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £42,500 - 1
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (53.73%) SQL
2 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
4 25 (37.31%) .NET
5 22 (32.84%) ISEB
6 20 (29.85%) C#
7 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
7 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
7 18 (26.87%) Windows
7 18 (26.87%) Software Testing
8 17 (25.37%) Selenium
8 17 (25.37%) Web Testing
8 17 (25.37%) HTML
9 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (22.39%) Finance
10 15 (22.39%) Automation Testing
11 14 (20.90%) Degree
12 12 (17.91%) Visualfiles
12 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (17.91%) Law
12 12 (17.91%) Legal
12 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
12 12 (17.91%) Eclipse
12 12 (17.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
13 11 (16.42%) QA
14 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (14.93%) Regression Testing
14 10 (14.93%) Mentoring

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.97%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Selenium
2 12 (17.91%) Eclipse
3 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (13.43%) WebDriver
5 7 (10.45%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.97%) Hudson
6 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
6 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.99%) TestDirector
7 2 (2.99%) JIRA
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.49%) TestPartner
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Law
2 12 (17.91%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) Tester
3 18 (26.87%) Software Tester
4 16 (23.88%) Analyst
5 15 (22.39%) Test Analyst
6 12 (17.91%) Case Management Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Business Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.48%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (2.99%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Implementation Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Consultant
11 1 (1.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) .NET
2 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
3 17 (25.37%) HTML
4 7 (10.45%) SOAP
5 6 (8.96%) XML
6 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.97%) Web Services
8 3 (4.48%) NHibernate
8 3 (4.48%) JSON
8 3 (4.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (2.99%) jQuery
9 2 (2.99%) CSS
10 1 (1.49%) Ajax
10 1 (1.49%) HTML5
10 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Replication
2 4 (5.97%) Statistics
3 2 (2.99%) Informatics
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Software Testing
3 17 (25.37%) Web Testing
4 15 (22.39%) Automation Testing
5 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Regression Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
7 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
7 9 (13.43%) Test Management
8 7 (10.45%) Compatibility Testing
8 7 (10.45%) BDD
8 7 (10.45%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.46%) Performance Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.97%) TDD
10 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.97%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) SQL
2 20 (29.85%) C#
3 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.43%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) Java
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) ISEB
2 14 (20.90%) Degree
3 12 (17.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) HNC
5 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Compuware
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £19000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago