The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank - 189 174
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.024% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.026% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £28,250 £31,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-8.87% +10.71%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3792 3914 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.45% 95.05% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3129 3390 3231
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Tester
North West

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 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix