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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 150 159 155
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 40 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 0.85% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.01% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 16
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,320 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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
3411 3464 3090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.84% 84.08% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2849 2793 2669
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,420
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Wigan +6 6 £27,500 -21.42%
Salford +6 4 £50,000 - 1
Stockport 0 3 £37,500 +19.04%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £20,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £37,500 -
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (51.76%) SQL
3 41 (48.24%) .NET
4 30 (35.29%) Automation Testing
5 26 (30.59%) ISEB
6 24 (28.24%) Web Services
7 23 (27.06%) BDD
7 23 (27.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (24.71%) Compatibility Testing
8 21 (24.71%) SoapUI
8 21 (24.71%) SpecFlow
9 20 (23.53%) TDD
10 19 (22.35%) Windows
11 18 (21.18%) Regression Testing
11 18 (21.18%) Automated Testing
11 18 (21.18%) QA
12 17 (20.00%) SOAP
12 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
13 16 (18.82%) Internet
13 16 (18.82%) REST
14 14 (16.47%) Jenkins
14 14 (16.47%) Hudson
14 14 (16.47%) Selenium
14 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (16.47%) TeamCity
14 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
14 14 (16.47%) C#
14 14 (16.47%) Legal
15 13 (15.29%) Law

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.53%) CMS
4 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.35%) Lync
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.18%) SAS
5 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Visualfiles
2 4 (4.71%) Magento
3 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.35%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) Internet
2 9 (10.59%) Intranet
3 2 (2.35%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
3 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) SoapUI
1 21 (24.71%) SpecFlow
2 14 (16.47%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.47%) Hudson
2 14 (16.47%) Selenium
2 14 (16.47%) TeamCity
3 13 (15.29%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.88%) Bugzilla
4 5 (5.88%) Subversion
4 5 (5.88%) JIRA
4 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.71%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.53%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (16.47%) Legal
2 13 (15.29%) Law
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (4.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) Analyst
2 22 (25.88%) Test Analyst
3 21 (24.71%) Tester
4 9 (10.59%) Technical Tester
5 8 (9.41%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Technical Test Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Case Management Developer
7 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.06%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Architect
9 4 (4.71%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Tester
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.24%) .NET
2 24 (28.24%) Web Services
3 17 (20.00%) SOAP
4 16 (18.82%) REST
5 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
6 13 (15.29%) HTML
6 13 (15.29%) WCF
7 10 (11.76%) CSS
8 9 (10.59%) HTML5
9 8 (9.41%) Entity Framework
9 8 (9.41%) LINQ
9 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
9 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.06%) J2EE
11 5 (5.88%) jQuery
12 4 (4.71%) Zend Framework
12 4 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.71%) Spring
13 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Replication
2 5 (5.88%) Interactive TV
3 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) Automation Testing
3 23 (27.06%) BDD
3 23 (27.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (24.71%) Compatibility Testing
5 20 (23.53%) TDD
6 18 (21.18%) Regression Testing
6 18 (21.18%) Automated Testing
7 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (14.12%) Manual Testing
8 12 (14.12%) SDLC
9 10 (11.76%) API Testing
9 10 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 9 (10.59%) Web Development
10 9 (10.59%) MVC
11 7 (8.24%) Integration Testing
11 7 (8.24%) Time Management
12 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.76%) SQL
2 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.47%) C#
4 7 (8.24%) Java
5 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.71%) Perl
5 4 (4.71%) PHP
6 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) ISEB
2 10 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) SAP
4 4 (4.71%) IBM
4 4 (4.71%) Zend
5 1 (1.18%) Trillium
5 1 (1.18%) DataFlux
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