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

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank - - 66
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -2.50%
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
479 494 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.23% 77.55% 74.10%
Number of salaries quoted 393 432 439
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle