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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 146 157 172
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 36 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.56% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.73% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 9
Average salary £35,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
3326 3033 3082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.02% 77.31% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2668 2605 2692
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 27 August 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 -
Salford - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £31,500 - 1
Wigan - 1 £35,000 -
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (52.94%) SQL
2 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
4 21 (30.88%) .NET
5 20 (29.41%) ISEB
6 19 (27.94%) C#
7 18 (26.47%) Windows
7 18 (26.47%) Software Testing
8 17 (25.00%) Web Testing
8 17 (25.00%) HTML
8 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (22.06%) Finance
10 15 (22.06%) Law
10 15 (22.06%) Legal
10 15 (22.06%) SharePoint
10 15 (22.06%) Eclipse
10 15 (22.06%) Visualfiles
10 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (19.12%) Selenium
11 13 (19.12%) Degree
12 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (17.65%) Automation Testing
12 12 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (16.18%) QA
13 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
13 11 (16.18%) Regression Testing
14 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
14 9 (13.24%) Computer Science

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (22.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.88%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Eclipse
2 13 (19.12%) Selenium
3 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (10.29%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (7.35%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.88%) Hudson
6 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.94%) TestPartner
8 1 (1.47%) JIRA
8 1 (1.47%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
1 15 (22.06%) Law
1 15 (22.06%) Legal
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Developer
2 20 (29.41%) Tester
3 19 (27.94%) Software Tester
4 16 (23.53%) Analyst
5 15 (22.06%) Test Analyst
5 15 (22.06%) Case Management Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Business Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Implementation Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) SAP Team Leader
10 1 (1.47%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (10.29%) SOAP
4 4 (5.88%) Web Services
4 4 (5.88%) XML
5 3 (4.41%) NHibernate
5 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.41%) JSON
5 3 (4.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.47%) CSS
6 1 (1.47%) WCF
6 1 (1.47%) jQuery
6 1 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) Replication
2 4 (5.88%) Statistics
3 2 (2.94%) Informatics
3 2 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) Software Testing
3 17 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (17.65%) Automation Testing
5 11 (16.18%) Regression Testing
6 8 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.29%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Test Management
9 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.88%) TDD
9 4 (5.88%) CRM
9 4 (5.88%) ETL
9 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) C#
3 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.94%) VBScript
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) ISEB
2 13 (19.12%) Degree
3 12 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) HNC
4 2 (2.94%) HND
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle
2 2 (2.94%) SAP
2 2 (2.94%) Compuware
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
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