The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 68 59 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.74% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.50% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
593 398 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.46% 79.44% 72.23%
Number of salaries quoted 522 335 409
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
System Testing
North West

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -15 4 £35,000 -
Southport +10 1 £32,500 +18.18%
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) UML
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Use Case
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) LoadUI
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) LoadUI
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) UML
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Use Case
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft