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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 132 165 178
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +13
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 57 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 0.62% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.74% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 54 23 10
Average salary £37,000 £29,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.58% -4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,625 £23,000 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
3220 3090 3213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.08% 83.02% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2725 2640 2753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +4 10 £36,500 - 1
Wigan -11 3 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Cheadle - 3 £35,000 - 1
Altrincham -1 1 £40,000 -13.97%
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (56.10%) SQL
2 43 (52.44%) .NET
3 39 (47.56%) TDD
4 33 (40.24%) Automation Testing
5 32 (39.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (36.59%) BDD
7 27 (32.93%) Compatibility Testing
8 25 (30.49%) Hudson
8 25 (30.49%) TeamCity
8 25 (30.49%) Jenkins
9 24 (29.27%) SoapUI
9 24 (29.27%) SpecFlow
9 24 (29.27%) ISEB
9 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (25.61%) Automated Testing
11 19 (23.17%) MVC
11 19 (23.17%) Finance
11 19 (23.17%) QA
11 19 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (20.73%) Selenium
12 17 (20.73%) SOAP
13 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET
14 15 (18.29%) C#
14 15 (18.29%) Regression Testing
14 15 (18.29%) Test Management
15 13 (15.85%) OO
16 12 (14.63%) Web Services
17 11 (13.41%) Programme Management
17 11 (13.41%) Oracle
17 11 (13.41%) Manual Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.54%) Umbraco
2 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.22%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) VoIP
1 1 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (30.49%) TeamCity
1 25 (30.49%) Hudson
1 25 (30.49%) Jenkins
2 24 (29.27%) SoapUI
2 24 (29.27%) SpecFlow
3 17 (20.73%) Selenium
4 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.22%) JIRA
8 1 (1.22%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.22%) Selenium IDE
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Analyst
2 21 (25.61%) Developer
3 19 (23.17%) Test Analyst
3 19 (23.17%) Tester
4 14 (17.07%) .NET Developer
5 12 (14.63%) Test Manager
6 11 (13.41%) C# Developer
7 10 (12.20%) Technical Tester
7 10 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Technical Test Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) PHP Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Development Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Systems Development Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (52.44%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) SOAP
3 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET
4 12 (14.63%) Web Services
5 9 (10.98%) CSS
5 9 (10.98%) .NET Framework
6 8 (9.76%) WCF
6 8 (9.76%) XML
7 7 (8.54%) jQuery
8 6 (7.32%) RESTful
8 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.32%) Symfony
8 6 (7.32%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (7.32%) JSON
8 6 (7.32%) LAMP
8 6 (7.32%) NHibernate
8 6 (7.32%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (7.32%) Ninject
9 2 (2.44%) HTML
10 1 (1.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Statistics
2 10 (12.20%) Replication
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) TDD
2 33 (40.24%) Automation Testing
3 32 (39.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (36.59%) BDD
5 27 (32.93%) Compatibility Testing
6 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (25.61%) Automated Testing
8 19 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (23.17%) MVC
9 15 (18.29%) Regression Testing
9 15 (18.29%) Test Management
10 13 (15.85%) OO
11 11 (13.41%) Programme Management
11 11 (13.41%) Manual Testing
11 11 (13.41%) Test Strategy
12 9 (10.98%) CRM
13 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
13 6 (7.32%) OOD
13 6 (7.32%) UML
13 6 (7.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) SQL
2 15 (18.29%) C#
3 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.54%) PHP
4 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) ISEB
2 9 (10.98%) Degree
3 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.22%) VCP4
5 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) SAP
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.22%) Capita
4 1 (1.22%) Aquila
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: 40,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
QA Limited
Salary: £144.00 per week
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Outgoing Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago