The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 59 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.40% 0.75% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.86% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.69%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
435 582 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.83% 87.13% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 327 512 330
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

System Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Merseyside region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

System Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
Liverpool +6 2 £31,250 -10.71% 1
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP