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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 168 156 184
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 22 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 0.72% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.92% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 3
Average salary £40,000 £37,350 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £22,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
3462 2942 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.13% 78.68% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 2471 2702
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Wigan - 6 £33,750 - 1
Altrincham - 4 £40,000 -
Stockport - 1 £42,500 - 1
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 32 (54.24%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) .NET
3 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
3 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.20%) C#
5 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
6 16 (27.12%) Windows
6 16 (27.12%) Finance
7 15 (25.42%) HTML
7 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
7 15 (25.42%) ISEB
8 14 (23.73%) Software Testing
8 14 (23.73%) Web Testing
9 13 (22.03%) Selenium
9 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (20.34%) Degree
11 11 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (18.64%) Automation Testing
11 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
11 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
12 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
12 9 (15.25%) Eclipse
12 9 (15.25%) Law
12 9 (15.25%) Legal
12 9 (15.25%) Test Management
12 9 (15.25%) Visualfiles
12 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (11.86%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.78%) Star Schema
4 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Selenium
2 9 (15.25%) Eclipse
3 7 (11.86%) Selenium IDE
3 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.47%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.39%) JIRA
5 2 (3.39%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Law
2 9 (15.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
3 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) Tester
3 14 (23.73%) Software Tester
4 12 (20.34%) Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Test Analyst
6 9 (15.25%) Case Management Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Test Manager
8 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Business Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Consultant
10 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (5.08%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) .NET
2 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
3 15 (25.42%) HTML
4 6 (10.17%) XML
5 5 (8.47%) CSS
5 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.78%) WCF
7 3 (5.08%) SOAP
7 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (5.08%) JSON
7 3 (5.08%) NHibernate
8 2 (3.39%) jQuery
8 2 (3.39%) HTML5
9 1 (1.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Statistics
3 2 (3.39%) Informatics
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) Software Testing
2 14 (23.73%) Web Testing
3 11 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (18.64%) Automation Testing
3 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
4 9 (15.25%) Test Management
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Test Strategy
5 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
6 5 (8.47%) MVC
6 5 (8.47%) Coaching
7 4 (6.78%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (6.78%) Inmon Methodology
7 4 (6.78%) Data Transformation
7 4 (6.78%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) SQL
2 19 (32.20%) C#
3 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.17%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) ISEB
2 12 (20.34%) Degree
3 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) SAP
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