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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 154 152 181
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 39 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.72% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.90% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 13
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
3461 3006 3458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.96% 79.86% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2967 2567 3100
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 19 December 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 December 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 - 8 £40,000 - 2
Stockport -6 5 £36,500 -18.88%
Altrincham +3 1 £40,000 -13.97%
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (49.25%) SQL
2 28 (41.79%) Finance
3 27 (40.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (38.81%) .NET
5 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (25.37%) Automation Testing
7 15 (22.39%) Test Management
8 14 (20.90%) ISEB
8 14 (20.90%) TDD
8 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET
9 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
9 13 (19.40%) BDD
10 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
10 12 (17.91%) C#
10 12 (17.91%) OO
10 12 (17.91%) Compatibility Testing
11 11 (16.42%) Programme Management
11 11 (16.42%) Statistics
12 10 (14.93%) Selenium
13 9 (13.43%) SoapUI
13 9 (13.43%) SpecFlow
13 9 (13.43%) SOAP
13 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
13 9 (13.43%) MVC
13 9 (13.43%) Oracle
14 8 (11.94%) Windows
14 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
14 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
14 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (11.94%) CSS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (7.46%) Umbraco
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.97%) Star Schema
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Selenium
2 9 (13.43%) SoapUI
2 9 (13.43%) SpecFlow
3 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.94%) Hudson
3 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.99%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.99%) JIRA
6 2 (2.99%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Law
3 4 (5.97%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Analyst
2 20 (29.85%) Developer
3 16 (23.88%) Test Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Test Manager
5 11 (16.42%) .NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Tester
7 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Development Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Systems Development Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Technical Tester
10 4 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Business Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) .NET
2 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.43%) SOAP
4 8 (11.94%) CSS
5 7 (10.45%) XML
5 7 (10.45%) WCF
5 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.96%) jQuery
6 6 (8.96%) Web Services
7 4 (5.97%) HTML
7 4 (5.97%) NHibernate
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.97%) JSON
7 4 (5.97%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (5.97%) Ninject
8 2 (2.99%) HTML5
9 1 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Statistics
2 4 (5.97%) Replication
3 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.37%) Automation Testing
4 15 (22.39%) Test Management
5 14 (20.90%) TDD
6 13 (19.40%) BDD
7 12 (17.91%) Compatibility Testing
7 12 (17.91%) OO
7 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
8 11 (16.42%) Programme Management
9 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
9 9 (13.43%) MVC
10 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.45%) Software Testing
11 7 (10.45%) CRM
11 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.45%) UML
12 6 (8.96%) Project Management
12 6 (8.96%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) SQL
2 12 (17.91%) C#
3 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) ISEB
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 2 (2.99%) SAP
3 1 (1.49%) Capita
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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