The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 190 175 190
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.048% 0.054% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.057% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £38,500 £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.75% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -7.20%
Systems Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3960 3525 4178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.49% 94.86% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3074 3749
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the Manchester region.

Systems Tester Salary Trend in Manchester

Systems Tester
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Telematics
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Telematics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) QA